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The Christian Art of Dying: Learning from Jesus (edition 2011)

by Allen Verhey

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A renowned ethicist who himself faced death during a recent life-threatening illness, Allen Verhey in The Christian Art of Dying sets out to recapture dying from the medical world. Seeking to counter the medicalization of death that is so prevalent today, Verhey revisits the fifteenth-century Ars Moriendi, an illustrated spiritual self-help manual on "the art of dying." Finding much wisdom in that little book but rejecting its Stoic and Platonic worldview, Verhey uncovers in the biblical accounts of Jesus' death a truly helpful paradigm for dying well and faithfully.… (more)
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Title:The Christian Art of Dying: Learning from Jesus
Authors:Allen Verhey
Info:Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company (2011), Paperback, 423 pages
Collections:June 2012
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The author seemed to think he had to keep telling us what he had told us, and telling us what he had already told us, and repeating that he had already told us... There was a lot of good material here, but it was not reader friendly. ( )
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