Chronic Illness, Spirituality, and Healing

Diverse Disciplinary, Religious, and Cultural Perspectives

  • Michael J. Stoltzfus
  • Rebecca Green
  • Darla Schumm

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Michael J. Stoltzfus, Rebecca Green
      Pages 1-12
  3. Chronic Illness and Healing: Blending Biomedical Care with Spiritual Practice

  4. Chronic Illness: Inter-Religious, Cross-Cultural, and Narrative Perspectives

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 295-308

About this book


Fusing the disciplines of health care, spiritual care, and social services, this book examines the relationship between chronic illness and spirituality. Contributors include professionals working in traditional, holistic and integrative clinical settings, as well as religious studies scholars and spiritual practitioners.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Michael J. Stoltzfus
    • 1
  • Rebecca Green
    • 1
  • Darla Schumm
  1. 1.Valdosta State UniversityValdostaUSA

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