A new book to help the dying, their loved ones and their health care workers better understand the dying process and to come to terms with death itself. The Art of Dying is a contemporary version of the medieval Ars Moriendi-a manual on how to achieve a good death.
- Peter Fenwick, Elizabeth Fenwick
First, let me say that I read "The Art of Dying: Living Fully into the Life to Come" quickly and right after a loved one had died. Obviously, this is a weighty subject and one that should be pondered. To do the book justice, I will need to read it again more slowly at some future point.
- Rob Moll
“This practical and encouraging book shows how dying can heal us, and helps us make the final transition a time of love and new beginnings.” ―Bernie Siegel, M.D. “The Art of Dying speaks to modern readers with refreshing frankness and wit. It covers the subject thoroughly, from how to inform relatives of impending death, to coping with ...
- Patricia Weenolsen
The Art of Dying is the follow-up to Ambrose Parry's critically-acclaimed The Way of All Flesh in this thrilling medical crime series set in Victorian Edinburgh and featuring Dr Will Raven. It's a brilliant read with enough drama, mystery, medical shenanigans and vivid description of 1850s Edinburgh to keep even the most demanding reader satisfied.
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- Ambrose Parry
Now I find myself with Butler's second book, The Art of Dying Well being published, as my mom reaches the end of her life. It is quite timely for me to understand the different stages my mother is navigating. But The Art of Dying Well isn't just about one's parents. Most baby boomers are unprepared for navigating their own aging.
- Katy Butler
Click Google Preview button to look inside the book. The Art of Dying, a wonderful collection of writings on the acceptance of the truth of suffering, contains texts by late Vipassana Meditation Teacher S.N. Goenka, explanations of the teaching of the Buddha, scriptural verses, poetical stories of monks and nuns from the time of the Buddha, and accounts from fellow meditators.
The Art of Dying Well is about living as well as possible for as long as possible and adapting successfully to change. Packed with extra A reassuring and thoroughly researched guide to maintaining a high quality of life—from resilient old age to the first inklings of a serious illness to the final breath—by the New York Times bestselling ...
A Columbia University physician comes across a popular medieval text on dying well written after the horror of the Black Plague and discovers ancient wisdom for rethinking death and gaining insight today on how we can learn the lost art of dying well in this wise, clear-eyed book that is as compelling and soulful as Being Mortal, When Breath Becomes Air, and Smoke Gets in Your Eyes.
- L.S. Dugdale
The Ars moriendi ("The Art of Dying") are two related Latin texts dating from about 1415 and 1450 which offer advice on the protocols and procedures of a good death, explaining how to "die well" according to Christian precepts of the late Middle Ages.
Jun 19, 2008 · A new book to help the dying, their loved ones and their health care workers better understand the dying process and to come to terms with death itself. The Art of Dying is a contemporary version of the medieval Ars Moriendi-a manual on how to achieve a good death.
- Peter Fenwick