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New Dimensions in Spirituality, Religion, and Aging

Merril Silverstein

Routledge, December 2018

New Dimensions in Spirituality, Religion, and Aging
"New Dimensions in Spirituality, Religion, and Aging" expands the traditional focus of religiosity to include and evaluate recent research and discoveries on the role of secular spirituality in the aging process. Contributors examine the ways conventional religion and other forms of spirituality affect human development, health and longevity, and they demonstrate how myth-creation enables humans to make meaning in their lives. Taken together, the book points to further research to enhance current knowledge, approaches to care, and social policies.