Hospitality and the mental health of children and families.

  title={Hospitality and the mental health of children and families.},
  author={Christine D Pohl},
  journal={The American journal of orthopsychiatry},
  volume={81 4},
In many ancient cultures, hospitality was a significant moral and religious practice in responding to the needs of strangers. Although largely trivialized in contemporary society, the practice of hospitality continues to create contexts that contribute to individual and communal flourishing and that resist several dehumanizing social trends. A recovery of the practice can help faith communities connect their moral and theological commitments to the needs of children, families, and neighborhoods… CONTINUE READING

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