Chapter 7. Narratives of Spirituality and Religion in End-of-Life Care

  1. Brian Hurwitz1,
  2. Trisha Greenhalgh2 and
  3. Vieda Skultans3
  1. Arthur W Frank

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755167.ch8

Narrative Research in Health and Illness

Narrative Research in Health and Illness

How to Cite

Frank, A. W. (2004) Narratives of Spirituality and Religion in End-of-Life Care, in Narrative Research in Health and Illness (eds B. Hurwitz, T. Greenhalgh and V. Skultans), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755167.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Medicine and the Arts, Department of English, King's College London, UK

  2. 2

    Professor of Primary Health Care, University College London, UK

  3. 3

    Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Bristol, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917928

Online ISBN: 9780470755167

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Keywords:

  • spirituality;
  • religion;
  • end-of-life care;
  • narrative constructions;
  • apartment

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Narrative constructions of death

  • Narrative conflict

  • Restitution, chaos, and quest narratives

  • Blurred narratives and voices-in-relation

  • How loud is the final tock?