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10-Minute Philosophy: From Buddhism to Stoicism, Confucius and Aristotle - Bite-Sized Wisdom From Some of History’s Greatest Thinkers

by Patrick King

<p><strong>Classic ideas and ancient concepts broken down for the modern age. A non-academic approach to better living and greater happiness.</strong></p> <p><strong>Philosophy doesn’t have to be pointless and boring.</strong> If we can cut ...

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46 Miles

A Journey of Repatriation and Humbling Respect

by Jarra Brown

When Jarra Brown hears church bells he cannot fail to be reminded of the hundreds 345 to be precise of service personnel who passed through the beautiful rural Wiltshire countryside into Oxfordshire. These men and women were not hiking across ...

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A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent

by Lisa J. Shultz

<p>Award winning author, Lisa J. Shultz, is of the Baby Boomer generation and lost her father, age 89 in 2015. She embraces a challenging and often avoided topic of facing the end-of-life stage of a loved one. With courage, vulnerability and ...

ISBN: 9780998650920

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A Companion to the Anthropology of Death

by Antonius C. G. M. Robben

<p><strong>A thought-provoking examination of death, dying, and the afterlife</strong></p> <p>Prominent scholars present their most recent work about mortuary rituals, grief and mourning, genocide, cyclical processes of life and death, ...

ISBN: 9781119222316

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A Dignified Ending

Taking Control Over How We Die

by M. D. M. Cohen

<p>Each year, more than one million people and their loved-ones arrive at a decision to cease attempts at curative medical treatments and shift to hospice care, while one-in-five Americans now live in in geographical regions that have ...

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A Traveler's Guide to the Afterlife

Traditions and Beliefs on Death, Dying, and What Lies Beyond

by Mark Mirabello, Ph.D.

<p>A grand survey of the world’s death and afterlife traditions throughout history</p> <p>• Examines beliefs from many different cultures on the soul, heaven, hell, and reincarnation; instructions for accessing the different worlds of the ...

ISBN: 9781620555989

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All That You Leave Behind

A Memoir

by Erin Lee Carr

<p>**“A documentary filmmaker and daughter of the late, great <em>New York Times</em> columnist David Carr celebrates and wrestles with her father’s legacy in a raw, redemptive memoir.”—<em>O: The Oprah Magazine</em> (The Best Nonfiction Books ...

ISBN: 9780399178986

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Angelic Attendants

What Really Happens As We Transition From This Life Into The Next

by Julie Ryan

<p>For Julie Ryan is an inventor, entrepreneur, medical intuitive and psychic whose learned skills have helped many families understand the glorious side of the dying process. It This process involves angels, multitudes of deceased family and ...

ISBN: 9780999125960

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Articulate Necrographies

Comparative Perspectives on the Voices and Silences of the Dead

by Anastasios Panagiotopoulos & Diana Espírito Santo

<p>Going beyond the frameworks of the anthropology of death, <em>Articulate Necrographies</em> offers a dramatic new way of studying the dead and its interactions with the living. Traditional anthropology has tended to dichotomize societies ...

ISBN: 9781789203059

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Awareness of Dying

by Barney G. Glaser & Anselm L. Strauss

<p>Should patients be told they are dying? How do families react when one of their members is facing death? Who should reveal that death is imminent? How does hospital staff-doctors, nurses, and attendants-act toward the dying patient and his ...

ISBN: 9781351327909

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Azriel: The Archangel of Death

by The Abbotts

<p>The Abbotts explore the controversial subject of Death in a new & reassuring way. They introduce us to Archangel Azriel, a loving & compassionate angel who cares for each of us on our journey Home to Heaven. Subjects covered include death ...

ISBN: 9781370437207

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Beautiful Disasters: A Family's Journey Through Teen Depression

by Carolyn Zahnow

<p>"Beautiful Disasters" follows the downward spiral of the author's son from when his birth dad died when Cameron was 15 until his own untimely death at age 18. The author feels that her son's grief manifested into major depression which was ...

ISBN: 9781628654745

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Beyond Death: What Really Happens!

by The Abbotts

<p>This sensitive &amp; practical book examines what really happens during the dying process &amp; after death. This book has been written in a gentle &amp; enlightened way to help you overcome your fear of dying &amp; death &amp; view death in ...

ISBN: 9781370636839

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Breaking the Thread of Life

On Rational Suicide

by Robert Barry

<p>Suicide, and how civilized people should respond to it, is an increasingly controversial topic in modern society. In Holland, suicide is the third leading cause of death of people between the ages of fifteen and forty. In the United States, ...

ISBN: 9781351530798

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Cemetery Stories

Haunted Graveyards, Embalming Secrets, and the Life of a Corpse After Death

by Katherine Ramsland

<h4>Never look at a grave the same way again</h4> <p>Admit it: You're fascinated by cemeteries. We all die, and for most of us, a cemetery is our final resting place. But how many people really know what goes on inside, around, and beyond ...

ISBN: 9780062038005

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Closing the Book: Travels in Life, Loss, and Literature

by Joelle Renstrom

<p data-version="1.1"><em>Closing the Book: Travels in Life, Loss, and Literature</em> explores the intersection of literature and life in personal essays about traveling, teaching, reading, writing, living, and dying. Each essay's narrative arc

ISBN: 9781938349263

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Consoling Ghosts

Stories of Medicine and Mourning from Southeast Asians in Exile

by Jean M. Langford

<DIV><P>In conversation with emigrants from Laos and Cambodia, Jean M. Langford repeatedly met with spirits: the wandering souls of the seriously ill, dangerous ghosts of those who died by violence, restless ancestors displaced from their homes.

ISBN: 9781452939865

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Corpse Encounters

An Aesthetics of Death

by Jacqueline Elam & Chase Pielak

<p>This book sustains a critical glance at the ways in which we attend to the corpse, tracing a trajectory from encounter toward considering options for disposal: veneered mortuary internment, green burial and its attendant rot, cremation and ...

ISBN: 9781498543941

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Counseling Clients Near the End of Life

A Practical Guide for Mental Health Professionals

by James Werth Jr., PhD

<p>&quot;I found this book to be a well-written, sensitively presented, and important resource for those engaged in this critical area of work. Thank you, Dr. Werth, for making such a substantial contribution to this ...

ISBN: 9780826108500

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Counseling Individuals with Life Threatening Illness, Second Edition

by Kenneth J. Doka, PhD

<p>&quot;<em>Counseling Individuals with Life-Threatening Illness</em> provides a practical guide for counselors who work with clients and families impacted by life-threatening illness. The language and content are appropriate for undergraduate ...

ISBN: 9780826195821

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