The Mystery of Death: Reflections on the Spiritual Tradition

Paulist Press
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Jean Donovan offers a Christian understanding of one of life's greatest mysteries -- death. She discourses on the subject and its concomitant issues-evil, pain, suffering, acceptance, and happiness. The result is The Mystery of Death, a probing, theological account of questions that deeply perplex humankind: "Where is God in the face of evil?" And "why does God permit human beings to suffer and die?" Complete with references from the Bible, Dante, and C.S. Lewis, among others, this is a compassionate and scholarly contribution to thanatology.
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Jean Donovan is an assistant professor of theology at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.
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Publisher
Paulist Press
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Published on
Dec 31, 2003
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Pages
172
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ISBN
9780809141272
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Language
English
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Genres
Religion / Christian Theology / Eschatology
Religion / Christian Theology / General
Religion / Inspirational
Self-Help / Death, Grief, Bereavement
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