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Ethics and Religion Talk: What Do You Think of Hospice?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 04-08-2019 under OPINION

I received a question recently by email. Upon thanking the sender, I received an auto-response that the owner of the email had died … five years ago! I wish the story had ended here, mystery unsolved, so I could imagine that this column has...

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Ethics and Religion Talk - Afraid of Death

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 04-01-2019 under OPINION

A question submitted to an interfaith panel on approaches to hospice care: If we believe in heaven, why are we so afraid of dying? The Reverend Colleen Squires, minister at All Souls Community Church of West Michigan, a Unitarian Universalist...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is There a Stigma about Dying?, part 2

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 03-11-2019 under OPINION

Two weeks ago, I shared the Christian responses. This week, I’m sharing the Jewish, Hindu, Islamic, and Unitarian responses. The Reverend Colleen Squires, minister at All Souls Community Church of West Michigan, a Unitarian Universalist...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is There a Stigma about Dying?, part 1

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 02-25-2019 under OPINION

This week, I’ll share the Christian responses. Father Michael Nasser, who writes from an Eastern Christian perspective and is Pastor of St. Nicholas Orthodox Christian Church, responds: “Orthodox Christians do not believe that God...

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Grand Rapids Threshold Choir works to bring comfort to dying with song

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 06-09-2015 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Threshold Choir is a local chapter of an international network of a cappella choirs whose singers serve to bring ease and comfort to those at the thresholds of living and dying. The Grand Rapids choir was started by Linda...

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Something for everyone at Dominican Center in July

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

PARABLES ON FIRE: WHY JESUS TAUGHT ALMOST ENTIRELY USING PARABLES  086-100 Presenter: Joachim Lally, CSP, Paulist Priest, Artist, Musician Day/Date/Time: Tuesday, July 8; 7:00-9:00 p.m.Mark 4:34 states that Jesus in his public ministry only...

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