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By Daniel P. Sulmasy

ISBN-10: 1589011228

ISBN-13: 9781589011229

Once hardly mentioned in scientific circles, the connection among spirituality and healthiness has turn into a major subject in overall healthiness care. this variation is evidenced in classes on faith and medication taught in such a lot scientific faculties, articles in journals equivalent to the New England magazine of Medicine, and meetings being held all around the nation. but, a lot of the dialogue of the position of faith and spirituality in overall healthiness care retains the severe distance of merely being about spirituality. A Balm for Gilead is going extra, supplying a piece of spirituality.

Sulmasy strikes among the poetic and the speculative, addressing his topic within the culture of significant religious writers like Augustine and Bonaventure. He attracts from philosophical and theological sources—specifically, Hebrew and Christian scripture—to remove darkness from how the artwork of therapeutic is integrally tied to a feeling of the divine and our final interconnectedness. wellbeing and fitness care professionals—and somebody else concerned with the care of the ailing and dying—will locate this sequence of meditations either inspiring and instructive.

Sulmasy addresses the religious malaise that physicians, nurses, and different future health care employees event of their specialist lives, and explores how those Christian healers should be encouraged to persevere within the care of the ailing. Drawing at the parable of the prodigal son, for example, Sulmasy illustrates how a few physicians have positioned monetary achieve prior to their sufferers, and the way real spirituality could swap their hearts. He examines either enigmatic subject matters comparable to the connection among sinfulness, disorder, and affliction and the spirituality of extra regimen issues corresponding to preventive medication. in a single particularly stirring and poignant meditation, he displays at the spirituality of demise within the mild of Christian hope.

A Balm for Gilead interweaves prayer and mirrored image, pointing the best way to a twenty-first-century spirituality for wellbeing and fitness care pros and their patients.

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