Crossing the River: the contribution of spirituality to humanity and its future honours the incredible contribution that Peter Gilbert made to the world of spirituality. It attempts to capture his life’s work and ideas to encourage others to continue, develop and research the role of spirituality in the 21st century.
Drawing on the work of Peter Gilbert, editor of Spirituality and Mental Health and Spirituality and End of Life Care, the 16 chapters in this handbook are written by those who personally knew and worked with Peter. Covering key areas of spirituality in health and social care this book aims to reveal the role of spirituality and the way it uncovers a dimension that challenges, humanises and values human life and experience, which was the aim of Peter’s work.
All author royalties made from the sale of this book will be donated to The Motor Neurone Disease Association in honour of Peter Gilbert.
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This handbook provides insight to social workers and social work students, practitioners, commissioners, those working in faith communities, chaplaincy, pastoral care, psychologists and psychiatrists.
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media
Publication: 21 March 2014
Content: Crossing the River encapsulates the four main areas of Peter’s work: spirituality and leadership, spirituality and social care, spirituality and mental health, and spirituality and interfaith.