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Published by Auburn House in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aging -- Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-229) and index.

    Statementedited by L. Eugene Thomas and Susan A. Eisenhandler ; foreword by Harry R. Moody.
    ContributionsThomas, L. Eugene, 1932-, Eisenhandler, Susan A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.A46 A55 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1401179M
    ISBN 100865692106
    LC Control Number93009018

      Ninian Smart () was a prominent theorist, scholar, and phenomenologist of religion notable for bringing into academic focus how religion is an interactive and dynamic process as opposed to a static object (1). Walter Capps () says that Smart provided the most “comprehensive and systematic” comparison of the religious traditions in the world via the. Ageing or aging (see spelling differences) is the process of becoming term refers especially to human beings, many animals, and fungi, whereas for example bacteria, perennial plants and some simple animals are potentially biologically the broader sense, aging can refer to single cells within an organism which have ceased dividing (cellular senescence) or to the population.

    The examination of transference and countertransference is an essential and challenging dimension of psychotherapy. Working with religious transference and countertransference poses a challenge because of the historical avoidance of religion in mental health fields, therapists' discomfort in working with religious content, and the limited body of knowledge regarding skills that equip. Aging is a subject that began to interest me as I entered my 6th decade of living. One of my favorite books is Ram Dass's Still Here but that book now has serious competition in From Age-ing to Sage-ing. Well-written and thought-provoking, this is a book that every thinking person should read. A new way of looking at growing and being old.4/5(26).

    Responds to the changing culture as it relates to aging. Confesses that no one has the “whole truth,” or completely understands the aging process. Believes aging starts at birth and ends at death—it is a life process. Allows for ultimate freedom, individuality in aging. Provides a place of resource and solace for families dealing with aging. Every religion has a series of doctrines or teachings that explain what members of a religion are expected to believe. This Dimension incorporates simply the systematic formulation of religious teachings in an intellectually coherent form. Doctrines are related in complex ways to the practices of people who belong to that religion.


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