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Religions 2018, 9(1), 24; doi:10.3390/rel9010024

How is Chaplaincy Marginalised—By Our Faith Communities and by Our Institutions and Can We Change It?

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School of Medicine (Sydney), University of Notre Dame Australia, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
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St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
Received: 30 November 2017 / Revised: 9 January 2018 / Accepted: 15 January 2018 / Published: 17 January 2018
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This paper reviews the issues confronting chaplaincy/spiritual care in the 21st century. It looks at how faith communities are changing their view of chaplaincy as well how institutions respond. The paper looks at two qualitative studies and what can be learned from them in confronting the questions raised at the beginning. It concludes with the question of how the evidence base can be expanded to make chaplaincy/spiritual care more relevant over the next few years. View Full-Text
Keywords: chaplaincy; spirituality; evidence-based research chaplaincy; spirituality; evidence-based research
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Cohen, J. How is Chaplaincy Marginalised—By Our Faith Communities and by Our Institutions and Can We Change It? Religions 2018, 9, 24.

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