Death: Confronting the Reality
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This extensive volume covers the cultural and human issues surrounding death. A compelling handbook for pastors, counselors, and adult discussion groups, it encourages personal reflection. Issues covered include life expectancy, quality of life, terminal illness, suicide, grief, body disposal, violent death, the death penalty, how to explain death to children, and theories of life and death.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1987
ISBN: 080420487X
ISBN-13: 9780804204873

Publisher's Description

A compelling handbook for pastors, counselors, and adult discussion groups, this book deals honestly and openly with the cultural and human issues surrounding death. This comprehensive resource covers definitions of life and death, life expectancy and quality of life, terminal illness, suicide, grief, funeral practices, and much more.

Author Bio

William E. Phipps is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He was formerly Professor of Bible at Peace College in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the former Chair of the Philosophy Department at Davis and Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia.

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