Life's Living Toward Dying: A Theological and Medical-Ethical Study (Paperback)

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In the past several years our culture's long-standing prohibitions against suicide and euthanasia have been seriously challenged. A great tidal change in morality and law may be occurring as the courts seem to be creating a new right -- the individual's right to die. Life's Living toward Dying responds to this challenge. Vigen Guroian discusses society's moral confusion over the meaning of death and gives a Christian alternative for care of the dying that is consistent with the strong value that the Christian church has ascribed to human life.

About the Author


Vigen Guroian is Professor of Religious Studies in Orthodox Christianity at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He tends a large perennial and vegetable garden with his wife, June, in Culpeper, Virginia. His books include Inheriting Paradise: Meditations on Gardening, Life's Living toward Dying (both Eerdmans), and Tending the Heart of Virtue: How Classic Stories Awaken a Child's Moral Imagination (Oxford).
Product Details
ISBN: 9780802841902
ISBN-10: 0802841902
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication Date: May 1st, 1996
Pages: 96
Language: English