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Death & Aging

Affliction - 8 articles
Quotations to stir heart and mind

Giving Thanks in Plague Times
Philip Yancey found much to give thanks for in Donne's Devotions.

Bald, Blind & Single?
Answers to some of the most puzzling questions about Paul

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Age - 16 articles
Have I Become Useless?
What does a man my age have to offer the trend-setting generation?

Getting Older and Wiser

Death Watch
One of the world's earliest Christian cultures totters on the edge of extinction

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Aging - 77 articles
Have I Become Useless?
What does a man my age have to offer the trend-setting generation?

Well With My Soul
Grace at Home
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Body, human - 32 articles
Theology of the Body
Pope John Paul II on the biblical foundations of marriage and sexuality.

Dances with Medicine Men
Intimidating doctors, aging and confused parents, and the loss of personhood.

The Techno Sapiens Are Coming
When God fashioned man and woman, he called his creation very good. Transhumanists say that, by manipulating our bodies with microscopic tools, we can do better. Are we ready for the great debate?

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Cancer - 14 articles
Nearly Perfect
"Longtime Christianity Today editor Carol Thiessen was firm but not fierce, steadfast but not stodgy"

A Surgeon's View of Divine Healing
Do doctors waste their time by doing slowly and painstakingly what could have been done in the twinkling of an eye?

"Blood, Part 1: The Miracle of Cleansing"
"This article, originally appearing in the February 18, 1983, issue of Christianity Today,The article is adapted from the book In His Image."
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Death - 539 articles
The Longest Saturday
Ashes, ashes, we all fall down

Faith, Fear, War, Peace
Snapshots of the grim and 'happy' ministry of today's military chaplains.

Praying for Terrorists
Christians seek healing in Beslan.

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Death, fear of - 10 articles
Rue for A. E. Housman

Easter in an Age of Terror
Living and dying—and living again—after September 11.

Leave Room For God

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Death, mourning for - 24 articles
Crisis Ready
Tragedies are inevitable but never expected. When the next one occurs, will your church be strengthened or shattered?

Dropping the Mask
When I blow it, I let my church know it. And they respect me for it.

Passages
Deaths, promotions, and other tidbits from the religion world.

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Death, physical - 10 articles
Death of a Child Quickscan
Suicide Quickscan
Death of a Spouse Quickscan
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Death, preparation for - 19 articles
Preparing the Congregation for Death

Early Answers to Inevitable Questions
An Object Lesson for the Dying
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Elderly - 54 articles
The Visit
An almost clichéd form of Christian service to the elderly remains one of the most vital.

Reviving Revivals

One Grandma to Love
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Euthanasia - 45 articles
Ending It
Mercy killing at the movies.

Killing with Kindness
Why is the church against euthanasia in instances where people are in terrible pain?

Weblog (Second Helping): Revenge of the God Billboards
Plus: Britain discusses euthanasia while the Netherlands euthanizes babies, and other stories from online sources around the world.

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Funerals - 39 articles
Handling the Hard Cases

Services for People You Barely Know

Funeral and Graveside Services

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Grave - 2 articles
A Good Death
My husband was more whole on his deathbed than at any other time in his life.

Grave Matters
I shouldn't have let my parents talk to those funeral salesmen unchaperoned.


Grief - 114 articles
The Longest Saturday
Ashes, ashes, we all fall down

Soul Health
You can't be fruitful if you neglect the Source.

Emptying the Reservoir of Pain
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Hardship - 8 articles
'Boston Movement' Apologizes
Open letter prompts leaders of controversial church to promise reform

"Lutherans, Presbyterians Cut Budgets"
Staff positions and ministries trimmed in the face of a struggling economy

Suffering & Grief
Quotations to stir the heart and mind

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Life - 121 articles
This Poor Gray Ember of Creation
Marilynne Robinson's Gilead is a novel to savor

Baptism + Fire
Suffering may build character, but ultimately it's not about us.

From Ewww ... to Wow!
What a big difference a small spider made.

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Life, brevity of - 5 articles
Norway Aflutter Over Soccer Prayers
Plus: Focus on the Family's Candidate endorsement, and other stories from online sources around the world.

Rue for A. E. Housman

A Good Death
My husband was more whole on his deathbed than at any other time in his life.

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Middle age (midlife) - 5 articles
Where Babies come from

Beyond the Summit
TO VERIFY …
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Mortality - 7 articles
Fat!
The science of obesity.

After the Hurricane
Hugo struck my neighbors with terror but not with the fear of God.

Rue for A. E. Housman

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Mourning - 24 articles
Debates on Debates on Church Discipline
Catholic bishops will issue statement on Communion as a Matthew 18 lawsuit is reinstated against a Texas Bible church. Plus: Samuel Huntington on why atheists are outsiders, religious leaders apologize for Abu Ghraib, and many other stories from online sources around the world.

Passages
Deaths, promotions, and other tidbits from the religion world.

A Time to Mourn
Dave Hemstreet was a CTI number cruncher who discerned God's hand and listened for his voice

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Old age - 4 articles
Billy Graham's Last Crusade—Really
"Hundreds more killed in new Nigeria riots, and Martin Burnham speaks—but bears bad news."

Thanksgiving at Fair Acres
A meal with my mother and other nursing-home residents opened a small crack in their stony detachment, and gave a brief glimpse of the kingdom of heaven.

A Living Birthday Letter
A 2000 tribute to Ruth Graham.

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Retirement - 32 articles
Gray Power
Christian-friendly senior organizations challenge AARP.

Preparing for Retirement

God-honoring Retirement
Two well-known gurus of biblical finance team up for a one-two punch on building a God-honoring financial portfolio.

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Senior citizens - 19 articles
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Thanksgiving at Fair Acres
A meal with my mother and other nursing-home residents opened a small crack in their stony detachment, and gave a brief glimpse of the kingdom of heaven.

What Your Retirement Planner Doesn't Tell You
Save in order to give your life away, not to retire comfortably.

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Suicide - 69 articles
Ending It
Mercy killing at the movies.

Death Wishes
Circuit Court supports state's primary role in assisted suicide.

Korean and Iraqi Christians Killed in Iraq
Plus: Utah court throws out ethnicity-religion limit, the sexed up new Bible translation, D.C. hearings on same-sex marriage, and other stories from online sources around the world.

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Suicide, assisted - 6 articles
Do the Wages of Sin Apply After Conversion?
Plus: Religious conservatives love Gonzalez as AG, and other stories from online sources around the world.

Death Wishes
Circuit Court supports state's primary role in assisted suicide.

Federal Appeals Court Backs Ore. Assisted Suicide
Plus: Cattle rustling, not religion, said behind Nigeria riots; Americans United asks IRS to punish Colorado Springs archdiocese for Communion edict; good and bad news out of the Sudan; and other stories from online sources around the world.

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