Books, Links, and More

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Spirituality
African American Grief
By capturing stories and observing practices, the authors reveal how racism affects quality of life, the manner and rate... read more...
Being with Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death
Using a Buddhist approach to death, the author affirms that we can open and contact our inner strength, and that we can help... read more...
Caring For Dying People of Different Faiths
This book provides information about the beliefs, customs and practices of the world's major religions, with particular regard... read more...
Close to the Bone: Life-Threatening Illness and the Search for Meaning
This book follows patients and their loved ones on a path that brings them into a kind of underworld of experience that has... read more...
Death: The Final Stage of Growth
Dr. Kubler-Ross provides answers to questions about Death and dying. She includes the viewpoints of ministers, rabbis, doctors,... read more...
Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved
Kate Bowler is a professor at Duke Divinity School with a modest Christian upbringing, but she specializes in the study of... read more...
The Four Things that Matter Most: A Book About Living
Four simple phrases can help us through the unpredictability of daily life. read more...
Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness [Paperback]
Based on Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn’s renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction program, this book shows you how to use this natural,... read more...
A Grief Observed
C. S. Lewis accounts for his personal loss of his wife, with a selection of his journal recordings during her passing. An... read more...
The Healing Circle
This book follows the format of a “Skills for Healing Weekend Retreat” developed and led by the authors. The chapters alternate... read more...