Maps and Meaning Paperback

Levitical Models for Contemporary Care

by Jo Hirschmann; Nancy H. Wiener;

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Maps and Meaning

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Maps and Meaning is rooted in the authors' experience as clergy and chaplains and is relevant to those looking for a fresh perspective on biblical narratives related to the role of the priest, patients, soldiers, and others who spend time "outside the camp." Drawing on diverse fields, from neuroscience to anthropology, the authors consider the geographical, interpersonal, temporal, and spiritual transitions individuals experience when they move "in" and "out of the camp" and the impact their time outside the camp has on family and community. They offer a unique perspective on self-care for caregivers of different disciplines who negotiate these transitions in their work. And they explore the lives and transitions of patients and returning veterans. Drawing on contemporary explorations of stigma, the authors raise communal questions related to healthcare, returning veterans, and incarcerated people. They propose a societal approach that embraces the inevitability of life's ebbs and flow and that draws maps to facilitate these journeys.

Maps and Meaning by Jo Hirschmann; Nancy H. Wiener was published by Fortress Press,U.S. in August 2014. The ISBN for Maps and Meaning is 9781451482942.

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Details for Maps and Meaning

Page last updated 15th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherFortress Press,U.S. (August 2014)
Number of Pages208
Thickness15 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4285733
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