Die Wise download free [PDF and Ebook] by Stephen Jenkinson

Die Wise download free [PDF and Ebook] by Stephen Jenkinson year 2015
  • Book name: Die Wise
  • Author: Stephen Jenkinson
  • Release date: 2015/1/10
  • Publisher: NORTH ATLANTIC BOOKS,U.S.
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9781583949733
  • Rating: 8.45 of 10
  • Votes: 435
  • Review by: Shmuel Fair
  • Review rating: 8.64 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/15
  • Total pages: 368
  • Includes a PDF summary of 35 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Die Wise does not offer seven steps for coping with death. It does not suggest ways to make dying easier. It pours no honey to make the medicine go down. Instead, with lyrical prose, deep wisdom, and stories from his two decades of working with dying people and their families, Stephen Jenkinson places death at the center of the page and asks us to behold it in all its painful beauty. Die Wise teaches the skills of dying, skills that have to be learned in the course of living deeply and well. Die Wise is for those who will fail to live forever. Dying well, Jenkinson writes, is a right and responsibility of everyone. It is not a lifestyle option. It is a moral, political, and spiritual obligation each person owes their ancestors and their heirs. Die Wise dreams such a dream, and plots such an uprising. How we die, how we care for dying people, and how we carry our dead: this work makes our capacity for a village-mindedness, or breaks it. Table of ContentsThe Ordeal of a Managed DeathStealing Meaning from DyingThe Tyrant HopeThe Quality of LifeYes, But Not Like ThisThe WorkSo Who Are the Dying to You? Dying Facing HomeWhat Dying Asks of Us AllKidsAh, My Friend the Enemy
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 22H47M44S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Coping With Death & Bereavement, Sociology: Death & Dying, Complementary Therapies, Healing & Health, Popular Psychology
  • Available formats: WORD, FB2, DOC, TXT, PRC, PDF, LIT, EPUB. Compressed in RAR, ZIP, CBC, TAR.Z
  • Download servers: 4Shared, Google Drive, MEGA, Monova, Torrent, SendSpace, Dropbox, Hotfile
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.39 USD
  • Dimensions: 153x227x29mm
  • Weight: 668g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Berkeley, CA, United States
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