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The consolations of mortality

Andrew Stark

The consolations of mortality

making sense of death

by Andrew Stark

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death,
  • Mortality,
  • Psychological aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-262) and index.

    Other titlesMaking sense of death
    StatementAndrew Stark
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1073 .S73 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 275 pages
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27217675M
    ISBN 100300219253
    ISBN 109780300219258
    LC Control Number2016934664
    OCLC/WorldCa939994069

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      Jonathan Sacks – The Consolations of Mortality Chukat is about mortality. In it we read of the death of two of Israel’s three great leaders in the wilderness, Miriam and Aaron, and the sentence of death decreed against Moses, the greatest of them all. These were devastating losses. To counter that sense of loss and [ ]. Most scholars regard chs. as a distinct section within the book of Jeremiah. The future restoration of Israel is the primary theme of this section. (For an understanding of the debate over the authenticity and date of these oracles, see Thompson, ).


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Chukat is about mortality. In it we read of the death of two of Israel ’s three great leaders in the wilderness, Miriam and Aaron, and the sentence of death decreed against Moses, the greatest of them were devastating losses. To counter that sense of loss and bereavement, the Torah employs one of Judaism’s Water is constantly changing great principles: the Holy One, blessed be He.

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The Consolations of Mortality – Making Sense of Death. Andrew Stark Yale University Press For those who don’t believe in an afterlife, the wisdom of the ages offers four great consolations for mortality: that death is benign and good; that mortal life provides its own kind of immortality; that true immortality would be awful; and that we experience the kinds of losses in life that we will.

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The consolations of mortality (Hukat, Covenant & Conversation ) Our lives may feel depressingly inconsequential, but they have immense purpose (Hukat)PM. Colin McGinn’s review of Andrew Stark’s “The Consolations of Mortality” (Bookshelf, Sept.

19) begins with these words: “Given the absence of an afterlife, we need to be consoled about. In his memoir, Hitch, Christopher Hitchens wrote of wanting “to ‘do’ death in the active and not the passive”: to confront mortality with the same gimlet-eyed vision he’d brought to his musings on culture, politics and religion.A diagnosis of esophageal cancer while on a book tour for the memoir forced his hand, and in a series of essays for his longtime journalistic home at.Jeremiah 30 New English Translation (NET Bible) Introduction to the Book of Consolation.

30 The Lord spoke to Jeremiah. 2 “The Lord God of Israel says, ‘Write everything that I am about to tell you in a scroll.

3 For I, the Lord, affirm that the time will come when I will reverse the plight of my people, Israel and Judah,’ says the Lord. ‘I will bring them back to the land I gave.The new book by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Out on 12th March Order now (UK) / Order now (ROW, except US/Canada) Out in the US/Canada on 1st September Pre-order here “Sacks has produced a work of extraordinary depth, beauty, urgency, and erudition.