What is spirituality and how can it support patients in palliative care? In a recently published interview with the Palliative Care Network (PCN), I was invited to answer this along with other related questions. In their series Intersection of Spiritual Care and Palliative Care, PCN invites chaplains from diverse faith traditions and global locations to … Continue reading Spirituality & Palliative Care: An Interview
A New Book for Spiritual Care and Counseling Professionals
"For readers from all walks of life who provide spiritual care in a professional or volunteer capacity, Psychotherapy: Cure of the Soul is a much needed companion on their own journeys of learning, discovery, and healing. Its pages offer an accessible, vivid and often passionate gathering of reflections and current research intended to both challenge … Continue reading A New Book for Spiritual Care and Counseling Professionals
Sufism for Non-Sufis?: A Review
My latest article has been published by The Muslim World Journal (Vol. 103, Issue 4). It is an academic review of Dr. Sherman Jackson's Sufism for Non-Sufis?: Ibn ῾Aṭā᾽ Allāh al-Sakandarī's Tāj al-῾Arūs. Those wishing to read it may access the article through an online journal database or at their local university.
Sodom’s Sin: A Combined Reading of the Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah from the Christian and Islamic Traditions
While the story of Sodom and Gomorrah is one that is most related to homosexuality, earlier authorities within the Abrahamic traditions have derived from it many other spiritual lessons that have been drowned out by its use within the current political climate. To help Muslims, Christians, and Jews reflect upon these lessons once again, I … Continue reading Sodom’s Sin: A Combined Reading of the Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah from the Christian and Islamic Traditions