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Hospital Chaplains

Pediatric Cancer, Angry Prayers and a Kind Chaplain

Julie Meyer Taylor | Posted 08.14.2015 | Parents
Julie Meyer Taylor

It reminded me -- each time -- that if a human could handle my doubts and my rage, and understood that they came from a place of pain, then, of course, so could God.

How to Care at the Beginning and End of Life: Lessons on Laboring, Loving and Leaving

Camalo Gaskin | Posted 06.08.2015 | Books
 Camalo Gaskin

The more time I've spent in the company of pregnant women and their partners, studying ethnographies of midwives, and hearing freshly trained doctors' accounts of delivery clinics in various parts of the world, the more I've come to understand that our collective birth narrative is by no means a universal one.

Ebola, Infection Control, and Religious Freedom

Rev. Earl E. Johnson | Posted 12.14.2014 | Religion
Rev. Earl E. Johnson

What do chaplains have to do with biological, viral threats? Military and health care chaplains have generally been on the front lines in the critical care and urgent emergency medical response to these new infectious agents.

You Belong to God

Rev. Vicki Flippin | Posted 03.11.2014 | Religion
Rev. Vicki Flippin

To the empty and overworked, it means you do not belong to your company. You belong to God. To the depressed, it means you do not belong to this sadness. You belong to God.

What Physicians (Need To) Know About Religion And Spirituality

Wendy Cadge | Posted 09.30.2012 | Religion
Wendy Cadge

Most of the physicians I interviewed in the last eight years received little formal training around religion and spirituality in medical school or residency. Some describe learning on the job while others speak of trying to avoid such topics.