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Understanding Death by Brent A. Barlow

Understanding Death (1979)

by Brent A. Barlow (Editor)

Other authors: Edward H. Anderson (Contributor), Brent A. Barlow (Contributor), Kenneth H. Beesley (Contributor), Reed H. Bradford (Contributor), Hugh B. Brown (Contributor)16 more, Elaine Cannon (Contributor), James A. Cullimore (Contributor), Richard L. Evans (Contributor), Pauline L. Jensen (Contributor), Spencer W. Kimball (Contributor), Harold B. Lee (Contributor), Truman G. Madsen (Contributor), Bruce R. McConkie (Contributor), Hugh Nibley (Contributor), Spencer J. Palmer (Contributor), Blaine R. Porter (Contributor), LeGrand Richards (Contributor), Sterling W. Sill (Contributor), W. Cleon Skousen (Contributor), Joseph Fielding Smith (Contributor), Clifford J. Stratton (Contributor)

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Barlow, Brent A.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Anderson, Edward H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barlow, Brent A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beesley, Kenneth H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bradford, Reed H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brown, Hugh B.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cannon, ElaineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cullimore, James A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Evans, Richard L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jensen, Pauline L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kimball, Spencer W.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lee, Harold B.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Madsen, Truman G.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McConkie, Bruce R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nibley, HughContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Palmer, Spencer J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Porter, Blaine R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Richards, LeGrandContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sill, Sterling W.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Skousen, W. CleonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Smith, Joseph FieldingContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stratton, Clifford J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Section 1: The Meaning of Death
Tragedy or Destiny? / Spencer W. Kimball
From the Valley of Despair to the Mountain Peaks of Hope / Harold B. Lee
Life … and Questions That Linger / Richard L. Evans
What is the Purpose of Suffering? / Kenneth H. Beesley
32. Against the Mystery of Death / [??]
Distinctions in the Mormon Approach to Death and Dying / Truman G. Madsen

Section 2: Confronting Our Own Death
The Dead Who Die in the Lord / Bruce R. McConkie
Fear Not Death / Hugh B. Brown
To Die Well / Sterling W. Sill
Come Now! / Richard L. Evans
Brigham Young’s Last Will and Testament

Section 3: The Death of a Loved One
A Weeping Eye Can Never See / Elaine Cannon
When a Loved One Passes Away / Reed H. Bradford
“All Day We Miss Thee, Everywhere” / Richard L. Evans
Alone Through Death / Blaine R. Porter
98. And What of Death? / [??]
Easing the Sting of Death / James A. Cullimore
Dealing with Death and Dying / Clifford J. Stratton
Trust Him to Run All Things Well / Richard L. Evans

Section 4: Children and Death
The Salvation of Little Children / Bruce R. McConkie
What After Death? / LeGrand Richards
The Death of a Child: A Prophet’s Perspective / Brent A. Barlow
The Locust Tree Shall Bloom Again / Pauline L. Jensen
Explaining Death to the Latter-day Saint Child / Brent A. Barlow

Section 5: After Mortality
Immortality / Hugh B. Brown
A Future Where Loved Ones Wait / Richard L. Evans
J Day / Sterling W. Sill
After Death, What? / W. Cleon Skousen
The Final Awakening / Richard L. Evans

Section 6: Remembering Our Dead
An Incident of Everyday Life / Edward H. Anderson
Two Ways to Remember the Dead / Hugh Nibley

Section 7: Answers to Gospel Questions
Are the Dead Called Home? / Joseph Fielding Smith
Is Euthanasia, or Mercy Killing, Ever Justifiable? / Joseph Fielding Smith
The Perfect Resurrection / Joseph Fielding Smith
What About Cremation? / Spencer J. Palmer
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