The Living Will
Offering a Christian perspective, this practical, easy-to-understand handbook encourages readers to consider living wills, life-sustaining treatments, and other vitally important choices--while they are still healthy. Includes instructions for making a living will.
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Two Women Who Challenged Our Thinking
Making Medical Treatment Decisions
Ethical and Theological Foundations
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