Bog: Hospice – æstetik, eksistens, omsorg

Bogen “Hospice – æstetik, eksistens, omsorg” er en ny forskningsbaseret antologi om hospicebevægelsens æstetik, etik og omsorg, som netop nu blevet udgivet. Bogens forfattere kommer fra forskellige grene af videnskaben, bl.a. sygeplejen, teologien, filosofi og antropologi, og bogen giver derfor en bredspektret indsigt i den forskning, som de senere år er foretaget på de danske hospicer. I […]

Kræften og kraften. Hverdagskristendom i et netværksteologisk perspektiv. Af cand.theol., ph.d. Christine Tind Johannessen-Henry

I bogen “Kræften og Kraften. Hverdagskristendom i et netværksteologisk perspektiv” har cand.theol., ph.d. Christine Tind Johannessen-Henry undersøgt, hvordan kristendom eksisterer i vores hverdagsliv. Bogen handler om de måder, tro viser sig på, når vi er blevet ramt af begivenheder som alvorlig sygdom, og om troens intensitet, når vi er truet på vores eksistens. Fremstillingen er […]

“The epidemiology of lost meaning: A study in psychology of religion and existential public health in a Swedish context” by Cecilia A. Melder

Dear Network, Cecilia A. Melder, a psychologist of religion from Uppsala Universitet in Sweden, has finished her treatise “The epidemiology of lost meaning: A study in psychology of religion and existential public health in a Swedish context”. Abstract The existential dimension has gained importance in health studies in the last decades (Moreira-Almeida & Koenig, 2006; […]

“Hvad i alverden er meningen? Om at leve med kronisk sygdom og handicap” by Lisbeth Riisager Henriksen (red.)

On April 14 the book “Hvad i alverden er meningen? Om at leve med kronisk sygdom og handicap” by Lisbeth Riisager Henriksen (red.) was published. This book is about living with a chronic disease and handicap.

Thesis by Susan Strang: EXISTENTIAL CHALLENGES AND COPING IN PALLIATIVE CANCER CARE – Experiences of patients and family members

Susan Strang has defended a ph.d.-thesis at the Karolinske Institutet in Sweden in 2008 with the title Existential Challenges and Coping in Palliative Care – Experiences of patients and family members. It is now available here. She has other interesting article with relevance for the field of faith and health, published with her brother Peter Strang: Existential […]

New book on ethnic minorities in the health and social services

A new book on ethnic minorities in Denmark entitled “Tro, omsorg og interkultur – erfaringer fra social- og sundhedsområdet” has been published. Follow this link to read more about the book: http://www.gyldendal-akademisk.dk/Newsletter/NyhedsbrevHansReitzel/Socialogsundhedsfag/Tro%20omsorg%20og%20interkultur.aspx?email=lk@ga-forlagene.dk&us_safe_id=35154U75C11803F34C”

Society without God

“Society without God” is a new book by the american sociologist of religion Phil Zuckerman. “Society without God” describes Phil Zuckermans researchproject about Denmark and the religiousness of the Danes. Why are the Danes less religious than the rest of the world? And how can their society work anyway? These are some of the questions […]

New book about the Danish mentality and institutions

“I hjertet af Danmark” (In the heart of Denmark) is a new book about mentalities and institutions in Denmark written by Peter Gundelach; Hans Raun Iversen; Margit Warburg. Hans Reitzels Forlag, København 2008

Does Mountains move Faith?

New book of the meaning of life; of religion and health: Christoffer Johansen and Niels Christian Hvidt (ed). Gyldendal 2008. For more information: kanbjergeflyttetroen.dk