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Hospital Chaplaincy in the Twenty-First Century free pdf The place of religion in public life continues to be a much-debated topic in Western nations. This book charts the changing role of hospital chaplains and examines through detailed case studies the realities of practice and the political debates which either threaten or sustain the service. This second edition includes a new introduction and updated material throughout to present fresh insights and research about chaplaincy, including in relation to New Atheism and the developing debate about secularism and religion in public life. Swift concludes that chaplains must do more to communicate the value of what they bring to the bedside.

About Christopher Swift

The Revd Dr Christopher Swift is from the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UK. He has been a Health Care Chaplain since 1994 and Head of Chaplaincy at Leeds Teaching Hospitals since 2001. He is a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Spirituality, Religion and Public Life at Leeds Metropolitan University and a past President of the College of Health Care Chaplains (2004-7).

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Author : Christopher Swift
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing Limited
Data Published : 07 February 2014
ISBN : 1472410513
EAN : 9781472410511
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 222 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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