The Art of Dying: Living Fully into the Life to Come  -     By: Rob Moll
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The Art of Dying: Living Fully into the Life to Come

Inter-Varsity Press / 2010 / Paperback

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We're all going to die---but most of us live as if we'll be here forever. Moll recovers the Christian practice of the "good death"; shares traditional rituals and spiritual disciplines that involve both the living and the dying; and discusses end-of-life issues with hospice workers, doctors, nurses, bioethicists, family members, and spiritual caregivers. 200 pages, softcover from InterVarsity.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 200
Vendor: Inter-Varsity Press
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0830837361
ISBN-13: 9780830837366
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Publisher's Description

How now shall we die? Death will come to us all, but most of us live our lives as if death does not exist. People are living longer than ever, and medicine has made dying more complicated, more drawn out and more removed from the experience of most people. Death is partitioned off to hospital rooms, separated from our daily lives. Most of us find ourselves at a loss when death approaches. We don't know how to die well. Rob Moll recovers the deeply Christian practice of dying well. For centuries Christians have prepared for the "good death" with particular rituals and spiritual disciplines that have directed the actions of both the living and the dying. In this well-researched and pastorally sensitive book, Moll provides insight into death and dying issues with in-person reporting and interviews with hospice workers, doctors, nurses, bioethicists, family members and spiritual caregivers. He weighs in on bioethical and medical issues and gives guidance for those who care for the dying as well as for those who grieve. This book is a gentle companion for all who face death, whether one's own or that of a loved one. Christians can have confidence that because death is not the end, preparing to die helps us truly live.

Author Bio

Rob Moll is an award-winning journalist and editor-at-large with He has written extensively on health and health-care issues, investing and personal finance, religion and rural America. His work has appeared in the and He has also served as a hospice volunteer. Moll serves World Vision as communications officer to the president and lives in the Seattle area.

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"It has often been said that medicine is both science and art. So much of a physician's training, however, is devoted to the science part, leaving precious little time for the art. As both a bioethicist and a physician, I fall prey to the same imbalance, teaching the technical and philosophical approaches to end-of-life ethics, but never teaching my patients or my students how to die. Rob Moll's book wonderfully accomplishes this task, with clarity, compassion and hope. This volume should be on the shelf of every pastor, nursing-home volunteer, layleader, and anyone caring for a dying friend or relative. It is all about living with eternity in mind."
" The Art of Dying takes the fear out of dying and replaces it with rich models of dying well. Drawn from a broad spectrum of historical, theological, bioethical, social and practical resources, interlaced with captivating narrative, The Art of Dying paints a vision of what dying and grieving with the Christian community has looked like--and once again should look like. While it is particularly relevant for every Christian who will die, other mortals will benefit from reading over our shoulders."
"We, the church, need to recover the art of dying. . . . I hope that people will read this book--and talk about it, and take inspiration from it. I hope we will let Rob Moll's insights help us become communities where people can reckon with, rather than dodge, death."
"Dying has for many today, like sex in the nineteenth century, become the great unmentionable. But this brave, realistic, well-researched and well-digested book restores the 'good death,' as the climax of faithful discipleship, to the Christian radar screen. On going home to God, and helping others on the same journey, what is said here is excellent from every point of view."
"This book is urgently needed by many churches and individuals who don't help their members or loved ones to die well. Rob Moll reminds Christians not to be afraid of their own deaths. His numerous ideas also teach us how to accompany other people to their deaths. I pray this book will enable many congregations to develop new practices and programs for the elderly and their caretakers."
"Every seminarian and parish minister should read this book. Rob Moll recovers the Christian tradition's lost teaching on preparing for death. He then offers theologically sound guidance for families and clergy as they serve the dying and then honor their legacy. Indispensable."

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  1. Stan
    Wheaton, Illinois
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    5 Stars Out Of 5
    An outstanding look at a vital but neglected issue
    February 6, 2011
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    Wheaton, Illinois
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: male
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    Rob Moll has done the church a tremendous service. How does our faith in the One who is the Way, the Truth, and the Life affect how we think about the end of life? Unfortunately, Moll reports, Christians often join the larger culture in skirting the issue. For whatever reason, we who should be the last people to fear death indeed do tremble at the Grim Reaper.

    It has not always been thus. The author takes a discerning look at church history and finds something that was once called "the good death" in action. Christians used to know how to help each other through the process of death, thereby proclaiming their hope in Christ's life.

    You will be challenged and encouraged to resurrect this approach to the end of life with yourself, your family, and your church, thanks to The Art of Dying. And we all need this information. Taxes may sometimes be avoidable, but death never is.
  2. Pam Seretny
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    September 4, 2010
    Pam Seretny
    I couldn't put this book down and I recommend it without reservation for a church study. Personally I have stage 4 breast cancer and this book ministered to me deeply. It was so refreshing to have someone deal with death honestly with the hope of a Christian! Thanks to the author.
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