Brief History of Death

ISBN-10: 1405101830
ISBN-13: 9781405101837
Edition: 2005
Authors: Douglas Davies
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Book details

Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/14/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 204
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

This is an examination of a subject which is of enduring interest to every culture in the world. It considers the profound influence death has had on subjects ranging from philosophy to music and looks at aspects of death such as grieving, burial and our changing attitudes.

List of illustrations
Journey Beyond Gilgamesh Adam and Eve Death
Sin and Atonement Resurrection-Transcendence
Release-Transcendence Self-Transcendence Hope and Faith
To Be or Not To Be Traditional Futures
The Uneasy Species Death Our Future Autobiographical History of Death
Methods of Approach Words Against
Death Myth Again
Parting's Sweet Sorrow Relationships
Death and Destiny Family Bonds Hell
Life and Work Secular Ethics and Loss Freud and Bowlby
Grief-Stages Fixing the Unfixable Helplessness
Aberbach and Charisma World Religions
Identity and Religions Identity's
Demise and Death Adulthood--Childhood
Maturity and Death of Parents Moral-Somatic Links Spiritualism Departure
Removing the Dead Souls Status and Destiny Ritual
Change Resurrection Secular Trends Changing
Times Default Religion From Respect to Dignity Death-Style and Belief Cremated Remains Space
Cryogenics and Computers
Ecology, Death and Hope Criminals
Heretics, Bodies and Belief Dying at Home Hospice Symbolic Bodies
American Ways of Death Ecology
Hope Springs Eternal Forest Positive and Negative Dust Ethics and Spirituality at Large Death's
Paradigm Shift Ecological Immortality
Art, Literature and Music Variety Bible Dante Milton Secular Strains
Art Portraying the Dead Religious Fusion Hope
Places of Memory Myth
The Dynamics of Memorial Sites Locating Hope: the Dynamics of Memorial Sites Place and Hope
How to Speak of the Dead? Location
Graveyard and Cemetery Hope
Eternal, Eschatological Form of Identity Location
Cremation and Remains Hope
Internal, the Retrospective Fulfilment of Identity Location
Woodland Burial Hope
Natural, the Ecological Fulfilment of Identity Memorial
Texts The National Memorial Arboretum Lifestyle -- Death-Style
Fear of Death A Mythical Form Hinduism
Buddhism Christianity Albert Schweitzer and C. S. Lewis Essential Fear Plague Modern
Devastations Philosophical Fears Psychology and Fear of Death Picasso Fears
Real and Imagined Contemporary Fears Imaginative Fears Fear Abolished
Purposeful and Useless Death Power of Death Warfare Genocide
Violence at Heart Disasters Baby-Death Suicide
Euthanasia Offending Deaths Illness and Death
The Future of Death Christian Eternal Life Death's
Margins Age and Death Hopeless Non-Places 2020 Time and Vision
The World's Death
Bibliography
Index

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