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The psychology of compassion and cruelty : understanding the emotional, spiritual, and religious influences

Author: Thomas G Plante
Publisher: Santa Barbara : Praeger, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This thoughtful book brings together some of the best psychological and spiritual thinkers to ponder evidence-based reflections about the development and nurturance of compassion.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas G Plante
ISBN: 9781440832697 1440832692
OCLC Number: 893455605
Description: xii, 258 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Cruelty, evolution, and religion : the challenge for the new spiritualities --
Paul gilbert and hannah gilbert --
Compassion as a virtue affected by religion, spirituality, and other virtues / Everett L. Worthington, Jr., Brandon J. Griffin, Caroline R. Lavelock, and Julie Exline --
Cultivating compassion through holistic mindfulness : evidence for effective intervention / Doug Oman --
Personality, ethics, and compassion : a typology outline / Zenon Lotufo Jr and Ricardo Quadros Gouvea --
Leading with compassion : a moral compass for our time / Diane E. Dreher --
Organizational compassion : the need for leader and collegial support beyond expressing condolences / Andre L Delbecq and Stacie Chappell --
Does faith that does justice education improve compassion? / Erin Callister and Thomas G. Plante --
Mindful parents, resilient children : the significance of compassion for mindfulness-based approaches to parenting / Barbara M. Burns and Yaffa Maritz --
Prayer for others, loving-kindness meditation, and well-being : exploring the mediating role of compassion / John E. Pérez --
Zen and the cultivation of compassion and wisdom for good and for bad / Sarita Tamayo-Moraga --
Self-compassion in psychotherapy : a psycho-spiritual integrative therapy approach / Kathleen Wall, Arielle Warner, Eric FitzMedrud, and Kari Sanders Merritt --
Compassion or compassion fatigue? the role of religion and spirituality among caregivers / Michelle Pearce and Amy Wachholtz --
A dialogue on race and reconciliation at sister churches in oakland : the presence and limits of compassion among the "old guard" / John R. White --
Destructive religion, healing spirituality : roots and sources / Jay Harold Ellens --
Spirituality and the evolution of compassion / Paul Gilbert and Hannah Gilbert --
About the editor and contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: Thomas G. Plante, editor.

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