Death and Dying

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737739749
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 6/16/2008
  • Series: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: Library Edition
  • Pages: 112
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     5
Introduction     7
What Are Americans' Attitudes About Death and Grief?
Religion Can Ease Grief over Death   Julia Neuberger     11
Religion Corrupts Death and Does Not Help Grief   Chris Morton     18
Belief in a Favorable Afterlife Can Ease Grief over Death   Margaret Paul     25
Belief in a Favorable Afterlife Devalues Life   John Bice     31
Sometimes It Is Best to Accept Death   Tom Nesi     36
It Is Always Best to Fight Death   Andrew W. Saul     41
How Should the Medical Profession Treat Death?
Doctors Should Assist with Death   Tom Preston     47
Doctors Should Not Assist with Death   David C. Stolinksy     52
Hospice Helps the Dying   Patricia Ahern     58
Hospice Hastens Death   Ron Panzer     63
What Happens After Death?
The Bible Contains Reincarnation   Kevin Williams     70
Reincarnation Is Not in the Bible   Ernest Valea     77
There Is an Afterlife   Deepak Chopra     84
No One Knows What Happens After Death   Michael Shermer     91
The Body Is Resurrected After Death   John F.Kavanaugh     98
There Is No Soul   Alfred Bahr     104
Facts About Death and Dying     110
Organizations to Contact     113
For Further Reading     119
Index     123
Picture Credits     128
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