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Approaching the end : a theological exploration of death and dying

Author: David Albert Jones
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford studies in theological ethics
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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David Albert Jones focuses upon the writings on death of four outstanding Christian thinkers, Ambrose of Milan, St Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, and Karl Rahner. His study is relevant to the current  Read more...

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Named Person: Aurelius Augustinus; Karl Rahner; Thomas, von Aquin Heiliger; Ambrosius, Mediolanensis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Albert Jones
ISBN: 9780199287154 0199287155
OCLC Number: 237189798
Description: VIII, 241 Seiten.
Contents: 1. The need for a theological approach to death ; 2. In every way a good thing: death in the thought of Ambrose of Milan ; 3. Not good for anyone: death in the thought of Augustine of Hippo ; 4. An illuminating comparison: Augustine and Ambrose on the theology of death ; 5. In one way natural, in another unnatural: death in the thought of Thomas Aquinas ; 6. Both something suffered and a human act: death in the thought of Karl Rahner ; 7. Final reflections
Series Title: Oxford studies in theological ethics
Responsibility: David Albert Jones.

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