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The Living and the Dead
The Living and the Dead (September 2003)
Social Dimensions of Death in South Asian Religions
Liz Wilson - Editor

Explores the social treatment of death in South Asian religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and other traditions. Includes material on women and marginalized groups.

This collection examines the social dimensions of death in South Asian religions, exploring the ritualized exchanges between the living and the dead performed by Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, and other religious groups. Using ethnographic and histori...(Read More)
 
 
Tales for the Dying
Tales for the Dying (February 2003)
The Death Narrative of the Bhagavata-Purana
E. H. Rick Jarow - Author

Explores death and dying in the Bhagavata-Purana and in the Indian religious imagination using insights from myth, semiotics, and depth psychology as well as the Indian commentarial tradition.
Tales for the Dying explores the centrality of death and dying in the narrative of the Bhagavata-Purana, India’s great text of devotional theism, canonized as an integral part of the Vaisnava bhakti tradition. The text grapples with de...(Read More)
 
 
Dark Light
Dark Light (November 2000)
The Appearance of Death in Everyday Life
Ronald Schenk - Author

Reveals the effects of the cultural unconscious or "world soul" in human experience.

Dark Light is about seeing the world through imagination and stimulating our imagination about the world. It provides an imaginative account of how our daily lives are lived through us by larger forms and forces. The book reveals how these forms and forces play out in such ordinary experiences as ball games, television, relation...(Read More)
 
 
Dying the Good Death
Dying the Good Death (February 1997)
The Pilgrimage to Die in India's Holy City
Christopher Justice - Author

Exploring the Hindu concepts of good and bad deaths, this rich ethnography follows pilgrims who choose to travel to the holy city of Kashi to die.

Dying the Good Death is a unique ethnography, the first to focus on the experiences of dying at the end of the life cycle. In a region of northern India, some people at the end of their lives leave their villages and travel to the Hindu holy city of Kashi to die. These ...(Read More)
 
 
Changes of Mind
Changes of Mind (March 1996)
A Holonomic Theory of the Evolution of Consciousness
Jenny Wade - Author

An original theory of the development of consciousness that brings together research from neurology, new-paradigm studies, psychology, and mysticism.

"In this stunningly original book, Dr. Wade presents a theory of development that begins before birth and ends after death. She extends the boundaries of development in a way that leads us to rethink the nature of consciousness and the relation of consciousness to t...(Read More)
 
 
Mysticism, Death and Dying
Mysticism, Death and Dying (October 1994)
Christopher Nugent - Author

"This book illuminates the mysterious affinity between mysticism and death. There are many books today on death and dying, but none like this one." -- Bernadette Roberts

This book charts the borderline between the nocturnal side of mysticism and the luminous side of death and it illuminates their paradoxical affinities. Within a culture of both denial and despair, it affirms the reality but not the finality of death. If what the genera...(Read More)
 
 
Health Care for an Aging Population
Health Care for an Aging Population (August 1994)
Chris Hackler - Editor

This volume examines one of the most important policy issues to be faced as policymakers address both current and future health care needs--the allocation of health care resources for an aging population. The first part looks at the role of the aged in society, what justice requires of the young toward the old and of the old toward the young, the source of rising health care costs, and the need to control medical spending.
The second part focus...(Read More)
 
 
All Things to All People
All Things to All People (June 1994)
The Catholic Church Confronts the AIDS Crisis
Mark R. Kowalewski - Author

This book examines the Roman Catholic Church in the United States as it responds to the AIDS crisis and persons with AIDS from a critical sociological perspective using organizational theory.

"This topic is significant for two reasons: (1) AIDS and the Church's response to it will continue to create conflict and force issues regarding moral deliberation to the forefront of theological ethics; (2) the Church's use of power and its openness to...(Read More)
 
 
The Life of Illness
The Life of Illness (December 1992)
One Woman's Journey
Carol T. Olson - Author

"Olson's work is a lesson. It shows to health care professionals and others who are involved in lives of illness that a health care theology, although a hidden paradigm, is a reality. In the midst of a health care system that is primarily dedicated to economics, technology, politics, and industry, Olson gives voice to the hidden paradigm and reminds us that we need to recapture a synthesis between the health care culture and faith." -- Qualitat...(Read More)
 
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