Spirituality and secularization: nursing and the sociology of religion.

@article{Paley2008SpiritualityAS,
  title={Spirituality and secularization: nursing and the sociology of religion.},
  author={J. Paley},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          175-86
        }
}
  • J. Paley
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of clinical nursing
  • AIM The concept of spirituality is much discussed in the UK nursing literature, despite the fact that Britain is one of the most secular countries in the world, and steadily becoming more so. Here, I pose the following question: given this increasing secularization, what accounts for the current interest in spirituality among UK nurses? BACKGROUND The literature on spirituality in nursing has blossomed in the last 10 years, and various attempts have been made to define 'spirituality… CONTINUE READING
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