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A Good Death: An Interview with Stephen Jenkinson

A Good Death: An Interview with Stephen Jenkinson

Apr 26, 2019-- Author of Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, and subject of the documentary Griefwalker, palliative care counselor and theologian Stephen Jenkinson invites us to contemplate the mystery and meaning of a "good death" so we may more fully embrace life. Drawing on Buddhism and the ancestral wisdom of indigenous people, Jenkinson ponders the ways in which Western individualism has contributed to a death-phobic culture. Through understanding and accepting the reality that our time on earth is finite, Jenkinson believes we have a golden opportunity to inhabit our days with "a kind of depth and precision and faithfulness" that can empower us to openly love that which we hold most dear. Learn more about the enlightening experiences and perspective of the Griefwalker in this thought provoking interview. (6116 reads)

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