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Approaching the End

A Theological Exploration of Death and Dying

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Approaching the End by David Albert Jones
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David Albert Jones considers two basic questions: how can we live well in the face of death? and when, if ever, is it legitimate deliberately to bring human life to an end? He focuses upon the distinct theological approaches to death shown by four outstanding Christian thinkers: Ambrose of Milan, Augustine of Hippo, Thomas Aquinas, and Karl Rahner. Jones's aim is not primarily to make a contribution to the history of theology, but rather, through engagement with the thought of theologians of the past, to reflect on some of the practical and existential issues that the approach of death presents for all of us.

Author Biography

David Albert Jones is Academic Director, St Mary's College Twickenham.
Release date Australia
August 30th, 2007
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
256
Dimensions
144x222x20
ISBN-13
9780199287154
Product ID
1808610

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