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Journals related to spiritual care, spirituality, pastoral care, religion, ageing

Practical Bearings: The Critical Bibliography Series for Health Care Chaplains

A new and useful resource from the New York based HealthCare Chaplaincy Network. HealthCare Chaplaincy Network offers their ‘Handbook of Patients’ Spiritual and Cultural Values for Health Care Professionals’ and makes it available for no charge on its website

PlainViewsa US based e-newsletter connecting Chaplains and other spiritual care providers

Reflective Practice: Formation and Supervision in Ministry

Health and Social Care Chaplaincy:
The official journal of the College of Health Care Chaplains. 2 issues annually May and November

Journal for the Study of Spirituality:
Journal for the Study of Spirituality is a peer-reviewed journal which creates a unique interdisciplinary, inter-professional and cross-cultural forum where researchers, scholars and others engaged in the study and practices of spirituality can share and debate the research, knowledge, wisdom and insight associated with spirituality and contemporary spirituality studies.

Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy:
Official journal of the Association of Professional Chaplains US. Four issues per year.

Journal of Religion and Health:
This international interdisciplinary journal publishes original peer-reviewed articles that deal with mental and physical health in relation to religion and spirituality of all kinds.

Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling:
Peer-reviewed journal that advances theory and professional practice through scholarly and reflective literature on pastoral and spiritual care, counselling, psychotherapy, education, and research.

Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging:
An interdisciplinary, interfaith professional journal offering information and articles on such subjects as long-term care for the aging, support systems for families of the aging, retirement, counselling, death, ethical issues, and more.

Journal of Disability and Religion:
Addresses through academic papers and reflective articles, the critical religious, moral, and spiritual issues raised by people working in the field.

Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health:
This peer-reviewed quarterly journal seeks to enhance the understanding of spirituality as a core component of human well-being in individual, relational, and communal life.