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The Christian Art of Dying: Learning from Jesus

By: Allen Verhey

Price: $32.00

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

Seller ID: 81493

ISBN: 0802866727

Condition: New


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 uncover... View more info