The Resource Is God still at the bedside? : the medical, ethical, and pastoral issues of death and dying, Abigail Rian Evans

Is God still at the bedside? : the medical, ethical, and pastoral issues of death and dying, Abigail Rian Evans

Label
Is God still at the bedside? : the medical, ethical, and pastoral issues of death and dying
Title
Is God still at the bedside?
Title remainder
the medical, ethical, and pastoral issues of death and dying
Statement of responsibility
Abigail Rian Evans
Title variation
Medical, ethical, and pastoral issues of death and dying
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Is God Still at the Bedside? by Abigail Rian Evans offers an interdisciplinary Christian perspective on the complex web of issues surrounding death and dying. Evans here combines first-person stories and interviews with research gathered from the medical, theological, legal, ethical, and pastoral disciplines. It will not only benefit families struggling with difficult end-of-life decisions but also inform the doctors, nurses, and pastors who serve them. - Publisher
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Evans, Abigail Rian
Index
index present
LC call number
BT825
LC item number
.E93 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Death
  • Death
  • Attitude to Death
  • Christianity
  • Religion and Medicine
  • Terminal Care
Label
Is God still at the bedside? : the medical, ethical, and pastoral issues of death and dying, Abigail Rian Evans
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 472-478) and indexes
Contents
I. Prologue. Reflections on human life -- Contemporary attitudes toward death -- II. Negotiated death. End-of-life choices : distinctions and debate -- The right to die : suicide and physician-assisted suicide -- Organ donation : the last gift of life -- Legal questions : cases and laws addressing end-of-life issues -- III. The experience of dying. when winter enters your life : pain and suffering -- The last days : caring the hospice way -- Good mourning : loss, grief, and bereavement -- IV. God at the bedside. Clergy at the bedside -- Ministry to the dying and their families : faith community nurse and pastor in partnership -- Death is conquered : how Christian faith informs funerals
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 484 p.
Isbn
9780802827234
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20100345 97
System control number
  • (OCoLC)635490775
  • (OCoLC)635490775
Label
Is God still at the bedside? : the medical, ethical, and pastoral issues of death and dying, Abigail Rian Evans
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 472-478) and indexes
Contents
I. Prologue. Reflections on human life -- Contemporary attitudes toward death -- II. Negotiated death. End-of-life choices : distinctions and debate -- The right to die : suicide and physician-assisted suicide -- Organ donation : the last gift of life -- Legal questions : cases and laws addressing end-of-life issues -- III. The experience of dying. when winter enters your life : pain and suffering -- The last days : caring the hospice way -- Good mourning : loss, grief, and bereavement -- IV. God at the bedside. Clergy at the bedside -- Ministry to the dying and their families : faith community nurse and pastor in partnership -- Death is conquered : how Christian faith informs funerals
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 484 p.
Isbn
9780802827234
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20100345 97
System control number
  • (OCoLC)635490775
  • (OCoLC)635490775

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