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Practice and Presence 2018 videos Playlist

“Taking our meds faithfully” INTERVIEWS

The Theology, Medicine, and Culture initiative interviewed those participating in the 2017 “Out of Our Meds?” conference entitled  “Taking Our Meds Faithfully?  Christian Engagements with Psychiatric Medication.” To view all the interviews of conference participants, click on the video below or click the images of Conference Participants below to see individual interviews.

Conference Participants:

Brandon Appelhans | My Quiet Cave
Jeffrey Bishop, MD, PhD | Saint Louis University
Ryan Lawrence MD, MDiv | Columbia University
Susan Eastman, MDiv, PhD | Duke Divinity School
Warren Kinghorn, MD, ThD | Duke Divinity School
Therese Lysaught, PhD | Loyola University Chicago
John Swinton, PhD, RMN,

TMC Newsletters

May 2018:: Prescribing Wisely: Psychiatric Medications and the Whole Person | We Embody Christ By Caring For the Sick, By Enduring Our Sickness

April 2018:: 2018 Practice & Presence | Kate Bowler on Fresh Air | “Called to Co-Passion”

March 2018:: Prescribing Wisely: Psychiatric Medications and the Whole Person | Elaine Heath on Genesis 2-3

February 2018:: 2018 Practice & Presence | Kate Bowler’s Podcast, Everything Happens | Warren Kinghorn on Mental Health and Christian Worship

January 2018:: The Coming Year for TMC | Ray Barfield on the State of Things

December 2017:: Reflection on TMC Fellowship | Taking our Meds Faithfully: Warren Kinghorn

November 2017:: To Those “Out There” | Announcing the Duke TMC Podcast | Reflection on the TMC Fellowship

Fall 2017:: Graduate Certificate in Theology and Health Care | Impact of TMC Fellowship | Mockingbird’s interview with Ray Barfield

Spring 2017:: Keeping Body & Soul Together | One TMC Fellow’s Reflection: Lamenting for our Patients | RHC 2017

Winter 2017:: Practice & Presence | One TMC Fellow’s Reflection: Moving from At to With | Asking Broader Questions of Medicine

Fall 2016:: The Fellowship Grows| One RHC Congregation’s Story| Healing Words


Books and manuals

The Unbroken Circle: A Toolkit for Congregations around Illness, End-of-Life, and Grief
An easy-to-use toolkit of resources for clergy and church-lay leaders to help them better understand and find practical ways to address end-of-life care issues in their congregations.

Key Topics on End-of-Life Care for African Americans (pdf)
An intellectual discourse derived from The Last Miles of the Way Home 2004 National Conference to Improve End-of-Life Care for African Americans, with commentaries by Karla Holloway, Richard Payne M.D., Gwendolyn London D.Min., and Sharon Latson. The topics in this book range from the impact of health disparities on end of life decision-making to spiritual aspects of care at life’s end, to sociological and cultural perspectives on death and dying, and health policy considerations.

Jewish Ritual, Reality and Response at the End-of-Life: A Guide to Caring for Jewish Patients and Families (pdf)
This guide, written by Rabbi Mark A. Popovsky, introduces Jewish beliefs and practices around illness, death and loss and provides practical suggestions for responding to the complicated situations where the clinical, religious, and cultural are entwined.