Religion, death, and dying /

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Imprint:Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger Publishers, c2010.
Description:3 v. ; 25 cm.
Series:Praeger perspectives
Praeger perspectives.
Subject:Death -- Religious aspects.
Bereavement -- Religious aspects.
Bereavement -- Religious aspects.
Death -- Religious aspects.
United States -- Religion.
United States.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Bregman, Lucy.
ISBN:9780313351730 (set : hc : alk. paper)
9780313351754 (vol. 1. : alk. paper)
9780313351778 (vol . 2 : alk. paper)
9780313351792 ( vol. 3 : alk. paper)
0313351732 (set : hc : alk. paper)
0313351759 (vol. 1. : alk. paper)
0313351775 (vol . 2 : alk. paper)
0313351791 ( vol. 3 : alk. paper)
9780313351747 (ebook)
0313351740 (ebook)
9780313351761 (ebook)
0313351767 (ebook)
9780313351785 (ebook)
0313351783 (ebook)
9780313351808 (ebook)
0313351805 (ebook)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • v. 1. Perspectives on dying and death. Role of the professional hospital chaplain / Florence Gelo
  • Knowledge-seeking wisdom: health care professionals, religion, and end-of-life care / Aaron Klink
  • Hospice and spiritual needs of the dying / Megory Anderson
  • Paradox of medical advances and inequalities in health care: the African-American experience / Richard Payne
  • Jewish perspectives on death and dying / Elliot N. Dorff
  • Christian perspectives on death and dying / Margaret R. McLean
  • North American Muslim perspectives on death and dying / Amir Hussain
  • Death is not final: attitudes toward dying, death, and medicalization among American Hindus / Lola Williamson
  • Death and Buddhist perspectives in America / Eve Mullen
  • Eternal life, death, and dying in Jainism / Christopher Key Chapple
  • Eastern Band of Cherokee: cultural revitalization and demedicalized death / Lisa Lefler and Ulrike Wiethaus
  • v. 2. Special issues. Death of a child / Dennis Klass
  • Hope deferred: theological reflections on infertility, miscarriage, and stillbirth / Mary Stimming
  • Alzheimer's disease: the folk morality of caregiving / Helen K. Black
  • Modern plague? AIDS and religion in American society / Dugan McGinley
  • Suicide and American religion: tradition and transformation / Mary Stimming
  • Homicide and American religion / Jon Pahl
  • Religion and the death penalty in America / Charles Brian McAdams
  • Warfare deaths: ethical and religious understanding in the American context / Lloyd Steffen
  • Evidence for life after death: an overview of the debate / Christopher Moreman
  • v. 3. Bereavement and death rituals. Funeral and mourning rituals in America: historical and cultural overview / Kathleen Garces-Foley
  • Grief and the rituals surrounding death: a Jewish approach / Rebecca Alpert
  • Rituals for dying, death, and bereavement among Roman Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Christians / Regina A. Boisclair
  • Protestantism and death rituals / Glenn H. Asquith Jr.
  • African and African-American traditions in America / Tonya D. Armstrong
  • When death occurs: Islamic rituals and practices in the United States / Gisela Webb
  • Grieving tradition in a new land: Hindu death and dying rituals in America / Kyoko Murata
  • Great matter of life and death: death and dying practices in American Buddhism / Jeff Wilson
  • DineĢ (Navajo) narratives of death and bereavement / Lawrence Shorty and Ulrike Wiethaus
  • Mourning in America: civic ritual, public remembrance, and saving grace / Stephen Johnson.