The Christian Art of Dying: Learning from Jesus

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.

Title: The Christian Art of Dying: Learning from Jesus

Author Name: Allen Verhey

Categories: Angelology,

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: November 2011

ISBN Number: 0802866727

ISBN Number 13: 9780802866721

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 81493

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