Defining Death, Bereavement, Grief, And Mourning, Why Must People Die?, Historical Perspectives
The idea of death—the irreversible end to life—has preoccupied, fascinated, and struck fear into human beings through the millennia. In the early twenty-first century, artists continue to sing about death, write about death, and depict it in paintings and photographs. Religious leaders are still talking about how to live a meaningful life in the face of death's inevitability. Governments go to war in the name of peace and the defense of the living, causing death on a massive scale. Ethicists and activists argue over the right to die, the right to live, the right to kill. Medical personnel strive to prevent it, are often present at the bedside of the dying, and pronounce when death has occurred. Biologists and physiologists puzzle over when it occurs and how it can be measured. Counselors, therapists, relatives, and dear friends help those who are dying make peace with their death, and help those left behind to live on. Young children wonder what has happened to their loved ones, and families struggle with their grief.
- Death and Islamic Understanding of Afterlife - Overview, Death Of The Body, Individual Resurrection, Judgment, And Afterlife, Resurrection And Judgment Day
- Death - Defining Death
- Death - Bereavement, Grief, And Mourning
- Death - Why Must People Die?
- Death - Historical Perspectives
- Death - Death Throughout Art History
- Death - The Psychology Of Dying
- Death - Death Education
- Death - Bibliography
- Other Free Encyclopedias