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I had no idea that death and dying entailed so many dimensions. Nicole rated it expeeience was amazing Jan 25, In a number of instances, the author offers his interpretation and commentary, as in discussing the topics of assisted suicide, the right-to-die, and abortion.

Death, Society, and Human Experience

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While it was very comprehensive and had a lot of fantastic information about all aspects of death and dying, I had experirnce wade through endless pages of random filler to get to it. The review must be at least 50 characters long. Faith in the Field. You’ve successfully reported this review. Death and Bereavement Around the World. Kastenbaum Limited preview – You submitted the following rating and review.


A History of Mind-Body Medicine. He also established the first university-based educational and research center on death and dying Wayne State University, Picked it up second hand as a discard at a university book sale. Along with his continuing research interests, Kastenbaum has been writing book and verse for musicals and operas.

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He has also served as editor of the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying, and two previous encyclopedias. Account Options Sign in. November of the Soul.

Providing an overview of the myriad ways that we are touched by death and dying, both as an individual and as a member of society, this book will help readers understand our relationship with death. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. No trivia or quizzes yet. Christopher Moreman, who has worked in the field of death studies for almost hyman decades specializing in afterlife beliefs and experiences, has updated this edition.

The text focuses on both individual and societal attitudes and how they influence both how and when we die and how we live and deal with the knowledge of death and loss. Robert Kastenbaum is a renowned scholar who developed one of the world’s first death education courses and introduced the first text for this market.

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Mar 06, Melissa rated it it was ok Shelves: Gary Arr rated it really liked it Nov 25, God, Faith, and Health. Kastenbaum shows how individual and societal attitudes influence both how and when we die and how we live and deal with the knowledge of death and loss. Jun 19, Carter rated it really liked it Shelves: I honestly do not know how this book got published and how this garbage could cost so much.


I think one of the most important aspects of death education is questioning and exploring one’s own beliefs and perspectives. He notes that nobody has died in the two most recently premiered operas Closing Time; American Gothicmusic by Kenneth LaFavebut cannot make any such promises about the next opera. Would you like us to take another look at this review? Andrea rated it it was amazing Oct 27, In these topics, his liberal, humanist and secularist perspectives are bolstered by research that corroborates his stance.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Sometimes I was a little annoyed with his take on major world religions and major philosophical thoughts because I felt they were more his interpretations than fact. This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book.