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Ultimate Journey : Death and Dying in the World's Major Religions.

Author: Steven Rosen
Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2008.
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Like taxes, death is inevitable. Everyone experiences it sooner or later. This book offers perspectives on death and dying from all major religions, written by experts in each of those religions. Focusing on the major world traditions, it offers important information about what death and dying means to those practicing these faiths. The second part of the book adds a necessary and truly unique perspective - a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Rosen, Steven.
Ultimate Journey : Death and Dying in the World's Major Religions.
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Rosen
ISBN: 9780313356087 0313356084 1282420933 9781282420939
OCLC Number: 742332704
Description: 1 online resource (208 pages)
Contents: Introduction; 1 Judaism: The Journey of the Soul; 2 Preparation for Eternal Life: Christian Teachings on Death and Dying; 3 Death and Dying in Islam; 4 Awakening to Mortality: Buddhist Views of Death and Dying; 5 Hindu Models of Enlightened Death; Conclusion: A Shepherd in the Trenches--One Chaplain's Work with the Dying; Index; About the Editor and the Contributors.

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Like taxes, death is inevitable. Everyone experiences it sooner or later. This book offers perspectives on death and dying from various major religions, written by experts in each of those religions.  Read more...

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"Readers who will benefit most are religious scholars and professionals, especially persons working in hospice settings and those seeking to offer support in dying to persons of diverse faith and Read more...

 
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