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Death and Dying

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  • Earth And Sky

    $14.99

    Earth and Sky is the story of a traveler walking through the deepest valley and the highest mountain, through great heartache and unexpected joy. It is not a book about grief, but a book about grace and the goodness of God in the darkest night. With a refreshing frankness and raw emotion, Guy shares his journey from happy husband, to grieving widower, to single dad and victorious believer. It is a journey filled with great spiritual insight and hope. It was not a journey he chose for himself and his three young daughters, but one in which he declares, God reframed my life with His truth and grace. If you have experienced great loss you will find here a reason to persevere and find peace through the storm. You will be inspired to learn how God descends into the mess and loneliness of life, and grows faith watered by grace. Continue Reading Earth And Sky

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  • God Gave Us Heaven

    $10.99

    Little Cub awakens one morning with some important questions on her mind. What is heaven like? How do we get there? Will we eat in heaven? Will we be angels?

    During a delightful day spent wandering their arctic world, Papa gently answers each question, assuring Little Cub that heaven is a wonderful place, a million times better than she can imagine. He explains how God has made a way for those who love Him to enter their heavenly home forever after their lives on earth are over.

    Through captivating, full-color illustrations and tender, biblically sound storytelling, young readers and those who love them will find reasons to rejoice in knowing that God gave us heaven. Continue Reading God Gave Us Heaven

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  • Beyond The Threshold

    $35.00

    In every culture throughout history, people have asked the same fundamental question about what will happen to them when they die. From the underworld to the light at the end of the tunnel, beliefs and experiences of death abound. And even though we cannot know for sure what happens to us after death, our understanding of the afterlife can have a profound impact on how we live. Beyond the Threshold is the first book to seriously examine the afterlife through the lens of both world religions and metaphysical experiences. Christopher M. Moreman includes an introduction to the afterlife beliefs of ancient cultures, which are essential to understanding the roots of many modern ideas about death. He examines the folklore and doctrines of major world religions, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. He also discusses psychic phenomena across traditions, such as mediums, near-death and out-of-body experiences, and past-life memories. While ultimately the afterlife remains unknowable, Moreman’s unique, in-depth exploration of both beliefs and experiences can help readers reach their own understanding of the afterlife and how to live. No other book in the field approaches the issue of the afterlife from so many angles, but Moreman weaves them skillfully together into an accessible and engaging book. Continue Reading Beyond The Threshold

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  • Jewish Views Of The Afterlife (Revised)

    $46.00

    Foreword
    Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi
    Preface

    Preface For The Second Edition

    A Personal Journey

    Is There Afterlife After Auschwitz?

    Biblical Roots Of Jewish Views Of The Afterlife

    Tours Of Heaven And Hell In Apocryphal Literature

    The World To Come In Rabbinic Judaism

    Visionary Tours Of The Afterlife In Medieval Midrash

    Immortality Of The Soul In Medieval Philosophy

    The Afterlife Journey Of The Soul In Kabbalah

    Death And The Afterlife In Hasidic Tales

    A Contemporary Psychological Model Of The Afterlife

    Afterlife And The Renewal Of Jewish Rituals

    Notes

    Bibliography

    Acknowledgments

    Index

    Additional Info
    second edition of the classic Jewish Views of the Afterlife features new material on the practical implications of Jewish afterlife beliefs, including funeral, burial, shiva, and more. With an updated look at how views on life after death have changed in recent years, Simcha Paull Raphael guides the reader through 4,000 years of Jewish thought on the afterlife by investigating pertinent sacred texts produced in each era. Through a compilation of ideas found in the Bible, Apocrypha, rabbinic literature, medieval philosophy, medieval Midrash, Kabbalah, and Hasidism, the reader learns how Judaism conceived of the fate of the individual after death throughout Jewish history.

    While many affirm a belief in the afterlife, a scarce few are aware of where these teachings can be found in Jewish literature. Among the topics discussed in this fascinating volume are heaven and hell, Olam Ha-Ba (The World to Come), Gan Eden, resurrection of the dead, immortality of the soul, and divine judgment prior to death. Both historical and contemporary, this book provides a rich resource for scholars and lay people, for teachers and students, and makes an important Jewish contribution to the growing contemporary psychology of death and dying.

    – the most comprehensive examination of life after death in Judaism available in English

    – steeped in sound scholarship, but engaging and accessible for lay readers and scholars alike

    – each chapter contains simplified summary statements and similar structures for easy use in study groups, adult education, or university settings

    – shares practical guidelines for psychological and emotional healing for those wrestling with death and loss

    – features a foreword by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, a spiritual visionary and founder of Jewish renewal

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  • Jewish Views Of The Afterlife (Revised)

    $99.00

    Foreword
    Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi
    Preface

    Preface For The Second Edition

    A Personal Journey

    Is There Afterlife After Auschwitz?

    Biblical Roots Of Jewish Views Of The Afterlife

    Tours Of Heaven And Hell In Apocryphal Literature

    The World To Come In Rabbinic Judaism

    Visionary Tours Of The Afterlife In Medieval Midrash

    Immortality Of The Soul In Medieval Philosophy

    The Afterlife Journey Of The Soul In Kabbalah

    Death And The Afterlife In Hasidic Tales

    A Contemporary Psychological Model Of The Afterlife

    Afterlife And The Renewal Of Jewish Rituals

    Notes

    Bibliography

    Acknowledgments

    Index

    Additional Info
    second edition of the classic Jewish Views of the Afterlife features new material on the practical implications of Jewish afterlife beliefs, including funeral, burial, shiva, and more. With an updated look at how views on life after death have changed in recent years, Simcha Paull Raphael guides the reader through 4,000 years of Jewish thought on the afterlife by investigating pertinent sacred texts produced in each era. Through a compilation of ideas found in the Bible, Apocrypha, rabbinic literature, medieval philosophy, medieval Midrash, Kabbalah, and Hasidism, the reader learns how Judaism conceived of the fate of the individual after death throughout Jewish history.

    While many affirm a belief in the afterlife, a scarce few are aware of where these teachings can be found in Jewish literature. Among the topics discussed in this fascinating volume are heaven and hell, Olam Ha-Ba (The World to Come), Gan Eden, resurrection of the dead, immortality of the soul, and divine judgment prior to death. Both historical and contemporary, this book provides a rich resource for scholars and lay people, for teachers and students, and makes an important Jewish contribution to the growing contemporary psychology of death and dying.

    – the most comprehensive examination of life after death in Judaism available in English

    – steeped in sound scholarship, but engaging and accessible for lay readers and scholars alike

    – each chapter contains simplified summary statements and similar structures for easy use in study groups, adult education, or university settings

    – shares practical guidelines for psychological and emotional healing for those wrestling with death and loss

    – features a foreword by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, a spiritual visionary and founder of Jewish renewal

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  • On Christian Dying

    $34.00

    Introduction
    St. Ignatius Of Antioch
    St. Polycarp Of Smyrna
    The Martyrs Of Gaul
    St. Anthony
    St. Ambrose
    St. Augustine
    St. Thomas Aquinas
    St. Catherine Of Siena
    St. Catherine Of Genoa
    St. Thomas More
    St. John Of The Cross
    St. Francis De Sales
    St. Joseph Cafasso
    Blessed John Henry Newman
    St. Therese Of Lisieux

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    Is there an art of dying well? If human lives have a meaning–and we experience them as profoundly meaningful–then so must our deaths and the deaths of our loved ones. Too often we are tempted to ignore our own mortality and fill our lives with distracting and strenuous activity. Yet, despite all our efforts, death plays an inescapable role in shaping our lives. Whether due to ordinary circumstances, a life-threatening diagnosis, military service, or even religious or ethnic persecution, we are called at times to have the courage to accept the possibility of death.

    On Christian Dying gathers original texts from the great saints and teachers of the Christian tradition to present 2000 years of theological wisdom on death and dying. Editor Matthew Levering mines the best of classical thought with selections that offer both ancient and contemporary Christians as models for emulation. He includes writings from Ignatius of Antioch, St. Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Catherine of Siena, Thomas More, John Henry Newman, and St. Therese of Liseux, among others.

    This volume explores the questions: What is a good death? How can we live life to prepare for it? What happens to those who have died? What is martyrdom? How should a Christian understand death in light of Christ’s cross? How are those who have died related to the living?

    Distinguished by its historical scope, accessible appeal for classroom and seminary use, and the spiritually profound accounts of Christian death and dying, On Christian Dying will be of value to anyone interested in the ultimate meanings of life or facing their own death or that of a loved one.

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  • Death And Dying

    $89.00

    Biology, Consciousness, And The Definition Of Death
    David DeGrazia
    Catholic Teaching On Prolonging Life: Setting The Record Straight
    Michael Panicola
    Tube Feeding And Advance Progressive Dementia
    Stephen G. Post
    Secondary And Tertiary Pallative Care In The US Hospitals
    Charles F. Von Gunten
    The Oregon Report: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
    Kathleen Foley And Herbert Hendin
    Responding To Requests For Physician-Assisted Suicide: These Are Uncharted Waters For Both Of Us…
    Paul B. Bascom And Susan W. Tolle
    Physician-Assisted Suicide: Ten Questions
    Thomas A. Shannon
    I Could Not Give Her Health But I Could Give Her Rest: It’s Over, Debbie
    Anonymous
    The History Of Euthanasia Debates In The United States And Britain
    Ezekiel J. Emanuel
    Termination Of Life On Request And Assisted Suicide (Review Procedures) Act
    Upper House Of The States General, The Netherlands, Parliamentary Year 2000-2001

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    Over a decade ago the field of bioethics was established in response to the increased control over the design of living organisms afforded by both medical genetics and biotechnology. Since its introduction, bioethics has become established as an academic discipline with journals and professional societies, is covered regularly in the media, and affects people everyday around the globe.

    In response to the increasing need for information about medical genetics and biotechnology as well as the ethical issues these fields raise, Sheed & Ward proudly presents the Readings in Bioethics Series. Edited by Thomas A. Shannon, the series provides anthologies of critical essays and reflections by leading ethicists in four pivotal areas: reproductive technologies, genetic technologies, death and dying, and health care policy. The goal of this series is twofold: first, to provide a set of readers on thematic topics for introductory or survey courses in bioethics or for courses with a particular theme or time limitation. Second, each of the readers in this series is designed to help students focus more thoroughly and effectively on specific topics that flesh out the ethical issues at the core of bioethics. The series is also highly accessible to general readers interested in bioethics.

    This volume collects critical essays by leading scholars on the definition of death, consciousness, quality of life, tube feeding, pallative care, physician-assisted suicide and the debate on euthanasia. Included in this volume are works by Paul B. Bascom, David DeGrazia, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Kathleen Foley, Herbert Hendin, Michael Panicola, Stephen G. Post, Thomas A. Shannon, Charles F. von Gunten, Susan W. Tolle.

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  • Patience Compassion Hope And The Christian Art Of Dying Well

    $41.00

    Acknowledgments

    A Context For The Task Of Dying: Christian Virtue Ethics And Dying Well

    Dying Well In Historical Perspective: The Ars Moriendi Tradition Of The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries

    Competing Visions Of Compassion: How Should We Respond To Suffering?

    A Biblical Ars Moriendi: Dying Well According To Luke

    Toward An Ars Moriendi For Our Time

    Bibliography

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    Patience, Compassion, Hope, and the Christian Art of Dying Well combines a strong pastoral sensibility with the best of contemporary scholarship in Christian ethics to answer the pressing questions of how Christians should respond to suffering and death. By mining the rich tradition of virtue ethics, Christopher Vogt uses the virtues of patience, compassion, and hope as a framework for specifying the shape of a good death, and for naming the practices Christians should develop to live well and die well.

    Bringing together historical, biblical, and contemporary sources in Christian ethics, Vogt provides a long-overdue theological analysis of the ars moriendi or art of dying literature of four centuries ago. He then builds on that tradition by turning to the question of how the advice those authors gave to their readers must be reshaped in order to be adequate to the contemporary context. Through a careful analysis of Luke’s passion narrative, Vogt uses Jesus as the primary model for being patient in the face of death and for dying well.

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  • Patience Compassion Hope And The Christian Art Of Dying Well

    $106.00

    Acknowledgments

    A Context For The Task Of Dying: Christian Virtue Ethics And Dying Well

    Dying Well In Historical Perspective: The Ars Moriendi Tradition Of The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries

    Competing Visions Of Compassion: How Should We Respond To Suffering?

    A Biblical Ars Moriendi: Dying Well According To Luke

    Toward An Ars Moriendi For Our Time

    Bibliography

    Additional Info
    Patience, Compassion, Hope, and the Christian Art of Dying Well combines a strong pastoral sensibility with the best of contemporary scholarship in Christian ethics to answer the pressing questions of how Christians should respond to suffering and death. By mining the rich tradition of virtue ethics, Christopher Vogt uses the virtues of patience, compassion, and hope as a framework for specifying the shape of a good death, and for naming the practices Christians should develop to live well and die well.

    Bringing together historical, biblical, and contemporary sources in Christian ethics, Vogt provides a long-overdue theological analysis of the ars moriendi or art of dying literature of four centuries ago. He then builds on that tradition by turning to the question of how the advice those authors gave to their readers must be reshaped in order to be adequate to the contemporary context. Through a careful analysis of Luke’s passion narrative, Vogt uses Jesus as the primary model for being patient in the face of death and for dying well. Continue Reading Patience Compassion Hope And The Christian Art Of Dying Well

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  • When Angels Fly

    $22.99

    A journey of loss, heartbreak, and ultimately strength. How do people survive the unthinkable–their child suffering from a terminal illness? Jackson’s life teaches that despite all the hardships, readers will survive, even if at times it feels like they won’t.
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  • En El Umbral De La Muerte

    $9.00

    En mi labor de pastor evangelico, muchas veces he tenido que asistir a personas poco antes de su muerte. Mas o menos les habia hablado en los siguientes terminos: No tengas miedo; el Seor esta a tu lado; de la misma manera que has confiado en el desde que eres creyente, pon tu fe en el ahora; el no te abandonara ni te decepcionara, sino que cumplira sus promesas de salvacion y vida eterna… Todo esto habia intentado comunicarlo a otros pero, al decirselo, surgia dentro de mi esta pregunta: Y tu? Como te comportaras cuando llegue tu hora? Seras capaz de responder con la misma fe que intentas inculcar a los demas? Mi roce con la muerte me ha conducido posteriormente a meditar mas que nunca sobre la naturaleza de la misma. Las paginas que siguen son el fruto de mis meditaciones. No es que revelen nada nuevo u original sobre la muerte; pero al menos, lo que antes no era mas que teoria para mi, ahora se escribe desde un punto de vista experimental. No es, por supuesto, la experiencia de alguien que ha conocido la muerte, sino la de una persona altamente consciente de su mortalidad y que ahora afronta la vida como si cada nuevo dia fuera una propina de Dios.

    In the course of my ministry as a pastor I have often found myself counselling people facing death. Don’t be afraid, was my staple phrase on such occasions, the Lord is with you. In the same way you have always trusted Him, you can trust Him now, in the confidence that he will not let you down. He will certainly fulfil all His promises of salvation and eternal life. That was the message I always tried to put across. But, come to think of it, what about me? How will I react when confronted likewise? Will I trust the Lord deploying the same confidence? My brushes with death have made me think seriously and honestly about the nature of death. The following pages are the outcome of it all. Not that I claim to tout a novel truth on the issue, and not, of course, that my experience is first-hand. But I can with all honesty say that I am now thoroughly aware of it as a crushing reality, and that every single day in my life, past and present, is but a gratuitous gift from God. Continue Reading En El Umbral De La Muerte

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  • Tell Me About My Mommy

    $10.95

    ‘Tell Me About My Mommy’ by Annette Destafano is a journal for children and youth who have lost one or both of their parents and are searching for ways to deal with the pain and sorrow that accompany such a loss.
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  • Tell Me About My Daddy

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    ‘Tell Me About My Daddy’ by Annette Destafano is a journal for children and youth who have lost one or both of their parents and are searching for ways to deal with the pain and sorrow that accompany such a loss.
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  • Journey

    $10.95

    The the death of your closest loved one is a traumatic, life-changing event. You are not alone. Allow God to be your strength and salvation on the ‘journey’ of your healing process. Continue Reading Journey

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  • Sleepng Angel : A True Story Of A Mother Of A Stillborn Baby

    $10.95

    ‘Sleeping Angel’ is a book that can help mothers of stillborn babies and people close to them in the midst of this devastating experience.
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  • Voluntad De Vivir

    $5.95

    Archbishop Jose Gomes, renowned expert on death and dying issues, explains what every Catholic needs to know in order to effectively and morally prepare for the inevitable death of our loved ones and even ourselves. With changing values and modern medical technologies to deal with, this booklet explains how to approach end-of-life issues and prepare for death in a way consistent with our Catholic faith. You will learn the answers to these important issues and more: What dignified death means to a Catholic. Why euthanasia, even if well intended, is murder. What the culture of life really means. Whether a Catholic should have a living will . Which medical practices are immoral. Pope John Paul II s criteria for ordinary vs. extraordinary means. What is morally mandated for palliative care.
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  • Secret We Are Dying To Know

    $12.95

    We often explain DEATH to children by telling them that the DEPARTED have gone to heaven, but is that really what the Bible teaches? Scripture makes clear that not everything about the AFTERLIFE has been revealed to us and must remain a secret to those left behind. This book is a wonderful gift for children and adults who have suffer in LOSS. Continue Reading Secret We Are Dying To Know

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  • Hope For Hurting Hearts

    $9.99

    Life is Fragile. But Hope in Christ Lasts Forever.

    The Bible calls human life a vapor. A mist. A wisp of fog. A flower that springs up in the morning and fades away by mid-afternoon. We like to think we have years to pursue our goals, raise our families, and make a difference in the world. But we just don’t know. The fact is, our stay on earth is really very brief. And when a loved one unexpectedly steps out of this life into eternity, it shakes us to the core. We ask ourselves: Is heaven real? Will I see him will I see her again? Will we be together again? How can I know for sure?

    In these pages, Pastor Greg Laurie shares candidly about his own heartbreak over the sudden departure of his son Christopher to heaven and offers comfort to bruised hearts and a hope that will sustain us through this life and beyond. Continue Reading Hope For Hurting Hearts

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  • Father Please Let Him Live

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    Jodi Manfred

    A true story of unthinkable tragedy and shattered dreams that led the author to find purpose in the pain after her husband suffered a massive brain stroke on his 39th birthday. As the doctors told her to tell her husband goodbye, she found God on the floor of ICU Room #79, crying out, Father, please let him live. Continue Reading Father Please Let Him Live

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