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Spiritual Stages of Dying

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses some of the ways in which people understand spirituality, what the spiritual stages of dying are, the spiritual issues people face in chronic and serious illness, and practical ... More


 Religion, Ideology, and Belief

James K. Wellman Jr.

in Evangelical vs. Liberal: The Clash of Christian Cultures in the Pacific Northwest

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195300116
eISBN:
9780199868742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300116.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter the natural history of religious ideology is examined relative to each groups' view on Jesus Christ, the Bible, and epistemology. Ideology is a neutral term meaning the way in which ... More


The Fourfold Sense of Scripture in Christian Mysticism

Ewert Cousins

in Mysticism and Sacred Scripture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195097030
eISBN:
9780199848805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195097030.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explores several aspects of the relationship between mysticism and scripture in Christianity, focusing chiefly on the patristic and medieval periods. It begins with an exposition of the ... More


After Heaven: Spirituality in America Since the 1950s

Robert Wuthnow

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213968
eISBN:
9780520924444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213968.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The evolution of American spirituality over the past fifty years is the subject of this book. The book uses in-depth interviews and a broad range of resource materials to show how Americans, from ... More


Spirituality and surgery

Peter Ravenscroft and Elizabeth Ravenscroft

in Surgical Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510000
eISBN:
9780191730184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510000.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the relationship between spirituality and health. Nearly two-thirds of the 1,200 studies on religion and health revealed significant associations between religious activity and ... More


Gender and Spiritual Vision

Fedwa Malti-Douglas

in Medicines of the Soul: Female Bodies and Sacred Geographies in a Transnational Islam

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215931
eISBN:
9780520924673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215931.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The reader of Karîmân Hamza's powerful spiritual autobiography watches as the young woman moves from a secular lifestyle to a fully religious one, along the way covering her female body. But Hamza's ... More


Corporal Geographies of Salvation

Fedwa Malti-Douglas

in Medicines of the Soul: Female Bodies and Sacred Geographies in a Transnational Islam

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215931
eISBN:
9780520924673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215931.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Leïla Lahlou's breast cancer narrative is inherently dramatic. The reader follows the narrator as she is first diagnosed with the cancer and then cured of it. The movement of Leïla's body, as she ... More


In the Course of a Lifetime: Tracing Religious Belief, Practice, and Change

Michele Dillon and Paul Wink

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249004
eISBN:
9780520940031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249004.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book provides an unprecedented portrait of the dynamic role religion plays in the everyday experiences of Americans over the course of their lives. The book draws from a unique sixty-year-long ... More


Mission and Narrative in the Early Modern Spanish World: Diego de Ocaña’s Desert in Passing

Kenneth Mills

in Faithful Narratives: Historians, Religion, and the Challenge of Objectivity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451829
eISBN:
9780801471056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451829.003.0008
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter presents Diego de Ocaña's—a Castilian Hieronymite friar's—account of his outward and inward journey across the desert of Pariacaca in Peru. Drawing from a rich apostolic narrative ... More


What Is a Religion?

Eric Dietrich

in Excellent Beauty: The Naturalness of Religion and the Unnaturalness of the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171021
eISBN:
9780231539357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171021.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter seeks to define the term “religion,” as well as the more general terms, “spiritual journey” and “spiritual traveler.” The latter two are rather are easier to define in this respect, as ... More


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