The practice of health
care providers at all levels brings you into contact with people from a variety
of faiths. This calls for knowledge and acceptance of a diversity of faith
The purpose of this paper
is to complete a comparative analysis of two faith philosophies towards
providing health care, one being the Christian perspective. For the second
faith, choose a faith that is unfamiliar to you. Examples of faiths to choose
from: Sikh, Baha'i, Buddhism, Shintoism, etc.
do not care which one you choose, I am Christian, Church of Christ.
In a minimum of
1,500-2,000 words, provide a comparative analysis of the different belief
systems, reinforcing major themes with insights gained from your research.
In your comparative
analysis, address all of the worldview questions in detail for
Christianity and your selected faith. Refer to chapter 2 of theCalled
to Care for the list of questions. (I listed below in blue). Be sure to address the implications of these beliefs for
What is prime reality?
•What is the nature of the world around us?
• What is a human being?
• What happens to a person at death?
• Why is it possible to know anything at all?
• How do we know what is right and wrong?
• What is the meaning of human history? **
In addition answer the
following questions that address the practical and healthcare implications
based on the research:
are critical common components to all religions/beliefs in regards to healing,
such as prayer, meditation, belief, etc.? Explain.
is important to patients of the faiths when cared for by health care
providers whose spiritual beliefs differ from their own?
In your conclusion,
describe your own spiritual perspective on healing, what you have learned from
the research and how this learning can be applied to a health care provider.
am Church of Christ. Very religious.
Support your position by
referencing at least three academic resources (preferably from the GCU Library)
in addition to the course readings, the Bible, and the textbooks for each
religion. Each religion must have a primary source included. A total of six
references are required according to the specifications listed above, and
cannot be more than 10 years old. Incorporate the research into your
writing in an appropriate, scholarly manner.
Prepare this assignment
according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the
Student Success Center. An abstract is required.
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