The article, “Spiritual care: challenges in a multicultural and multireligious society”, by Piret Paal states
“Piret Paal researcher at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, explains the key points discussed at a recent German-speaking conference on multireligious spirituality and multiprofessional…”
A good reminder for care givers and social workers in ministry that not all share the same values and faith.
When giving spiritual care in a pastoral setting, one can face many cultural and religious backgrounds that view death, suffering and God from different prisms. A pastoral care giver needs to be prepared to help people from these different view points. Pastoral Thanatology is about serving everyone from a spiritual perspective and of human wholeness. To be better able to accomplish this, a care giver must be well versed in various other cultures and spiritual practices.
A good spiritual counselor, pastoral care giver, or medical care giver should have at least some understanding of different cultures and religions if they are around death and the dying.
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