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Is God still at the bedside? : the medical, ethical, and pastoral issues of death and dying

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Kirtland Community College Library BT 825 .E93 2011 30542408 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 0802827233
  • ISBN: 9780802827234 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xvii, 484 p. ; 23 cm.
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  • Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 472-478) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: I. Prologue. Reflections on human life -- Contemporary attitudes toward death -- II. Negotiated death. End-of-life choices : distinctions and debate -- The right to die : suicide and physician-assisted suicide -- Organ donation : the last gift of life -- Legal questions : cases and laws addressing end-of-life issues -- III. The experience of dying. when winter enters your life : pain and suffering -- The last days : caring the hospice way -- Good mourning : loss, grief, and bereavement -- IV. God at the bedside. Clergy at the bedside -- Ministry to the dying and their families : faith community nurse and pastor in partnership -- Death is conquered : how Christian faith informs funerals.
Summary, etc.: Is God Still at the Bedside? by Abigail Rian Evans offers an expert interdisciplinary Christian perspective on the complex web of issues surrounding death and dying. Evans here combines first-person stories and interviews with research gathered from the medical, theological, legal, ethical, and pastoral disciplines. Her comprehensive, insightful work will not only benefit families struggling with difficult end-of-life decisions but also inform the doctors, nurses, and pastors who serve them. - Publisher.
Subject: Death Religious aspects Christianity
Death Moral and ethical aspects
Death
Attitude to Death
Christianity
Religion and Medicine
Terminal Care ethics
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