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Facing death : where culture, religion and medicine meet / edited by Howard M. Spiro, Mary G. McCrea Curnen and Lee Palmer Wandel.

By: Spiro, Hopward Marget
Contributor(s): Curnen, Mary G McCrea | Wandel, Lee Palmer | Yale University. Program for Humanities in Medicine | Goethe-Institut (Boston)
Language: English Publisher: New Haven, London : Yale University Press, 1996.Description: xxii, 212p. : ill. ; 24cm.ISBN: 0300063490
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Includes bibl. references. - Prepared under the auspices of the Program for Humanities in Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and the Goethe-Institut, Boston. - Partial contents: Part 2, Framing death: cultural and religious responses. The art of dying in Hindu India / S. Vayuk; Reflections on mortality from a Jewish perspective / J.E. Ponet; Catholic theology's main thoughts on death / Harald Wagner; The law of the spirits: Chinese popular belief / Valerie Hansen; The meaning of death in Islam / I.M. Lapidus; From this world to the next: death and dying in early America / J. Demos.