Death: Confronting the Reality

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John Knox Press, 1987 - Family & Relationships - 219 pages
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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.

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Facing Up to Death
Defining Death and Life
Life Expectancy and Aging

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About the author (1987)

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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