Koenig, Harold G. 1951-,

In the wake of disaster : religious responses to terrorism & catastrophe / [print] Harold G. Koenig. - Philadelphia : Templeton Foundation Press, (c)2006. - xx, 162 pages ; 23 cm



Psychological and spiritual consequences of disasters National, state, and local disaster planning and response Religion and coping with stress and disaster The faith community's role during disaster Faith-based organizations involved in disaster response Coordinating faith-based efforts at the local level Preparing faith communities for disaster Barriers and obstacles to integration Overcoming the barriers Final comments.

Dr. Koenig whose research on the healing power of faith has been published worldwide, advocates integrating spiritual and mental health into emergency response systems directed at those affected by hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and terrorism. He describes the psychological, social and spiritual resopnses to trauma.



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Church work with disaster victims--United States.
Disasters--Religious aspects.
Disasters--Psychological aspects.
Disaster relief--United States.
Disasters.
Relief Work.
Religion.
Pastorale des victimes de catastrophes--Etats-Unis.
Catastrophes--Aspect religieux.
Catastrophes--Aspect psychologique.
Secours aux victimes de catastrophes--Etats-Unis.


United States.

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