The Religion & Culture Web Forum
by Roger S. Gottlieb (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
What is a spiritual approach to healing, and why does it matter? In this month's religion and culture web forum, Roger S. Gottlieb explores how "spirituality in the form of practices like Hatha Yoga and meditation and attitudes such as mindfulness, acceptance, gratitude, and compassion" help with three dimensions of healing--the physical, the "understanding" and "response" of the ill, and the relationship of caretakers to the ill.
Read Spirituality and Healing.
Read the invited responses from:
An invited responses is forthcoming from:
Eva Kittay (Stony Brook University).
"Spirituality and Healing" is Chapter 8 of Roger S. Gottlieb's book, Spirituality: What It Is and Why it Matters?, © Oxford University Press, 2012. Oxford has kindly granted permission for the use of the chapter in this forum.Please note that essays and responses are now available as pdfs only (requires the free Adobe Acrobat reader).
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