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  • Bridging science and religion: How health-care workers as storytellers construct spiritual meanings.
    Grant, Don, Jeff Sallaz, and Cindy Cain (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 465-484.

    Analyzes questionnaire responses from nurses at a research hospital, including an open-ended question about spirituality. Explores the narrative devices hat nurses use to frame the spiritual dimension of their work in a scientific, spirituality-neutral setting.

    Associated Search Terms: Symbolic interactionism; Spirituality; Nurse; Medical; Discourse; Fuzzy-set; Lived religion
  • Paging God: Religion in the Halls of Medicine.
    Cadge, Wendy (2013)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Hospital chaplain; Physician; Nurse; Hospital worker; Hospital; Medical
  • The Relationship between Spirituality and Religiousness among Jewish Nurses in Israel.
    Lazar, Aryeh (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 51:4: 428-439.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Jewish Israeli hospital nurses; specific dimensions of spirituality correlated with specific dimensions of religiosity, the latter measured by identification with categorical groupings of observance.

    Associated Search Terms: Nurse; Religiosity; Spiritualist; Jewish, Israel; Israel; Dimensions of religiosity
  • Religion, Spirituality, and Health. An Institutional Approach.
    Cadge, Wendy (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 836-856.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Nurse; Physician; Hospital chaplain
  • The Delivery of Health Care in Faith-Based Organizations: Parish Nurses as Promoters of Health.
    Anderson, Carolyn M. (2004)
    Health Communication 16:1: 117-128.

    Associated Search Terms: Nurse; Health
  • Spirituality in the Workplace: New Empirical Directions in the Study of the Sacred.
    Grant, Don, Kathleen O'Neil, and Laura Stephens (2004)
    Sociology of Religion 65:3: 265-283.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from nurses in a university-affiliated teaching hospital. There was interest & enthusiasm for spirituality among the nurses, which they associated with their work.

    Associated Search Terms: Nurse; Work
  • Neosecularization and Craft Versus Professional Religious Authority in a Nonreligious Organization.
    Grant, Don, Kathleen M. O'Neil, and Laura S. Stephens (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:3: 479-487.

    Secularization as loss of religious authority should be placed in the context of the lessening of secular authority as well. Studies nurses after a clinical pastoral education united was closed; nurses began providing pastoral services non-professionally.

    Associated Search Terms: Clinical pastoral education; Nurse; Hospital; Medical; Secularization
  • Hospital Caregivers' Own Religion in Relation to Their Perceptions of Psychosocial Inputs into Health and Healing.
    Scherer, Ross P. (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 37;4: 302-324.

    Analyzes 1989 data from caregivers in 3 suburban Chicago hospitals.

    Associated Search Terms: Nurse; Medical; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Physician
  • Religious Perspectives of Doctors, Nurses, Patients and Families.
    Koenig, Harold G., and M. Hover (1991)
    Journal of Pastoral Care 45: 254-267.

    Associated Search Terms: Physician; Medical; Nurse
  • Religious perspectives of doctors, nurses, patients, and families.
    Koenig, Harold G., Lucille B. Bearon, Margot Hover, and James L. Travis (1991)
    Journal of Pastoral Care 45:3: 254-267.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Nurse; Patient; Physician
  • Professional Perspectives on Euthanasia: A Comparative Study of Nurses and Clergymen.
    Lazerine, Neil Gershon (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Bowling Green State University. [DA 38:9 A, p. 5751]

    Based on random samples from 2 Ohio occupational groups.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio; Clergy; Euthanasia; Nurse
  • Religion and Attitudes toward Abortion: A Study of Nurses and Social Workers.
    Hertel, Bradley R., Gerry E. Hendershot, and James W. Grimm (1974)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 13:1: 23-34.

    1971 survey data from Christian nurses & social workers in a Nashville Planned Parenthood training program show attendance in both conservative & liberal denominations related to opposing abortion.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative/liberal; Social worker; Practice; Nurse; Abortion; United States, Tennessee, Nashville
  • Values and Transcendental Experience.
    Bourque, Linda Brookover, and Kurt W. Back (1968)
    Social Forces 47:1: 34-38.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at a traditionally white & a traditionally African American southern U.S. university, & a school of nursing.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Nurse; African Americans; Experience
  • Professional Education and Conflicting Value Systems: The Role of Religious Schools in the Educational Aspirations of Nursing Students.
    Deutscher, Irwin, and Ann Montague (1956)
    Social Forces 35: 126-131.

    Based on interviews with nursing students in 7 hospital schools; those in non-sectarian schools had gained professional values, those in sectarian schools humanitarian Christian values.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Students, nursing; Education
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