World Religions for Healthcare Professionals by Siroj Sorajjakool
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World Religions for Healthcare Professionals
By Siroj Sorajjakool

World Religions for Healthcare Professionals

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World Religions for Healthcare Professionals by Siroj Sorajjakool

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World Religions for Healthcare Professionals provides healthcare professionals with a basic knowledge of health beliefs and practices in world religions such as American Indian Religions, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, and Taoism as well as selected new religious movements. It explores how various religious traditions view sickness, health, birth, and death. Its primary aim is to offer healthcare professionals a greater awareness of beliefs and practices so that they will be better informed in providing effective care to patients from various religious backgrounds. Many deeply controversial bioethics issues such as abortion, euthanasia, assisted suicide, and stem cell research are also addressed in this volume from the perspectives of world religions. Written in a user-friendly fashion and easy to reference, this book is suitable for all health practitioners and organized in a way that will make it easy to search and learn basic applications.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780789038128
ISBN-10: 0789038129
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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World Religions for Healthcare Professionals by Siroj Sorajjakool World Religions for Healthcare Professionals, Paperback (July 2009)

Offers healthcare professionals with a basic knowledge of health beliefs and practices in world religions such as American Indian Religions, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Taoism as well as selected religious movements. This book explores how various religious traditions view sickness, health, birth, and death.

Spirituality, Health, and Wholeness by Siroj Sorajjakool Spirituality, Health, and Wholeness, Hardback (August 2004)

Exploring the principles of spiritual care as applied to clinical practice, including perspectives on the theology of healing, the connection between body and spirit and the roles of faith and meaning, this book offers practical suggestions on how to apply these principles throughout the healing process.

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Author Biography - Siroj Sorajjakool

Siroj Sorajjakool is Professor of Religion at Loma Linda University, USA. Mark F. Carr is Professor of Christian Bioethics and Director, Loma Linda University, USA. Julius J. Nam is Associate Professor of Religion at Loma Linda University, USA.

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