Tanrı ve Sağlık: Başka Bir Şey Söylemeye Gerek Var Mı?

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Anne HARRİNGTON
Harvard Üniversitesi

Garip AYDIN
Aksaray Üniversitesi İslami İlimler Fakültesi Temel İslam Bilimleri Bölümü Hadis Anabilim Dalı

DOI:

10.30523/mutefekkir.949245
Atıf: Harrington, Anne. "Tanrı ve Sağlık: Başka Bir Şey Söylemeye Gerek Var Mı?". çev. Garip Aydin. Mütefekkir 8/15 (2021), 275-307. https://doi.org/10.30523/mutefekkir.949245

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Yaklaşık son elli yıldır batı dünyasında özellikle Amerika’da maneviyata karşı bir yönelim vardır. Bu yönelim hayatın her bir alanına yansımakta ve bakış açılarını etkilemektedir. Bilimsel çalışmalarda bu eğilimden etkilenmekte ve yapılan akademik çalışmaların seyrini değiştirebilmektedir. Anne Harrington, bu makalede Amerika’da son yıllarda artan manevi eğilimleri ön plana çıkarmaktadır. Özellikle sağlık alanında maneviyatla ilgili yapılan makale, kitap vb. çalışmalarla birlikte bu alandaki akademik kuruluşlara dikkatleri çekmektedir. Harrington, din, maneviyat ve sağlıkla ilgili gelişmiş sonuçlar arasındaki bağlantı konusunda, insanların bir kısmının savunmacı bir kısmının muhalif yaklaştıklarını söyleyerek bu yaklaşımların doğru olmadığını, bunların araştırılması gerektiğini de ifade etmektedir. Bu makalede, kiliseye gitmenin yaşam süresini ve hastalığa karşı direnci artırdığı, meditasyon gibi manevi uygulamaların stresi azaltıp sağlığı güçlendirdiği, Tanrı’ya iman etmenin ciddi hastalıkların iyileşmesini kolaylaştırdığı ve bir başkası için dua etmenin hastalığın sonucuna etki ettiği iddiaları gündeme getirilmektedir. Ayrıca bu iddialarla ilgili yapılan araştırmalar ve sonuçları sunulmakta ve bunlarla ilgili değerlendirmeler yapılmaktadır.

Anahtar Kelimeler:

Sağlık Bilimi, Tıp, Din, Maneviyat, Manevi Destek.

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