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The divine art of dying

Karen Speerstra

The divine art of dying

how to live well while dying

by Karen Speerstra

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death,
  • Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-267) and index.

    StatementKaren Speerstra, Herbert Anderson ; foreword by Ira Byock, MD
    ContributionsAnderson, Herbert, 1936- author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL504 .S66 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 268 pages
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27170921M
    ISBN 101611250234
    ISBN 109781611250237
    LC Control Number2013047709
    OCLC/WorldCa861208448

    Unlike other books on dying, The Divine Art of Dying takes a broader approach than just a medical one. It is not a case book but rather a well-integrated look at the divine art of living and dying to the fullest, that includes spiritual insights from many sources along with references from literature, movies, and current culture/5(19). A Columbia University physician comes across a popular medieval text on dying well written after the horror of the Black Plague and discovers ancient wisdom for rethinking death and gaining insight today on how we can learn the lost art of dying well in this wise, clear-eyed book that is as compelling and soulful as Being Mortal, When Breath Becomes Air, and Smoke Gets in Your Eyes.

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    The Divine Art of Dying takes a broad approach and is a well integrated look at the divine art of living and dying to the fullest, that includes spiritual insights from many sources. We are DIVINE ARTS, a small publishing house, devoted to celebrating the sacred in everyday life. "The Divine Art of Dying" explores the unique moment when seriously ill people choose to turn toward death. Combining personal stories with solid research on palliative and hospice care, it provides a well-integrated look at the spiritual dimensions of living fully when death is near.


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WINNER INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award (Mind, Body, Spirit category) The Divine Art of Dying explores the unique moment when seriously ill people choose to turn toward death.

Combining personal stories with solid research on palliative and hospice care, it provides a well-integrated look at the spiritual dimensions of living fully when death is near/5.

Karen Speerstra was a writer, editor, and the author of ten books, including the Nautilus gold medal winner, Sophia: the Feminine Face of died in shortly after completing the manuscript for The Divine Art of Dying. Herbert Anderson has been a pastor, a seminary professor, and a hospital chaplain and is the author or coauthor of numerous books and articles on death and Pages: The Divine Art of Dying looks at the unique moment when a person turns toward death and examines what the dying person and their caregivers can expect.

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