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Book details
  • Genre:SELF-HELP
  • SubGenre:Spiritual
  • Language:English
  • Pages:320
  • eBook ISBN:9780984600106

Because You've Never Died Before

Spiritual Issues at the End of Life

by Kathleen J. Rusnak, Ph.D.

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Overview
You or a loved one has received a terminal prognosis. It is like hitting a brick wall. This is the start of an unexpected new journey, an amazing journey into a previously unimaginable spiritual terrain, with a worldview that is forever changed. Deep insights into the meaning of life and the essence of the self, the other, and God emerge. What the dying learn about living at the end of life is their gift to us in the midst of life.
Description
You or a loved one has received a terminal prognosis. It is like hitting a brick wall. This is the start of an unexpected new journey, an amazing journey into a previously unimaginable spiritual terrain, with a worldview that is forever changed. Deep insights into the meaning of life and the essence of the self, the other, and God emerge. What the dying learn about living at the end of life is their gift to us in the midst of life.
About the author
Kathleen Rusnak has been the pastor of three Lutheran congregations, served as a hospice chaplain in two hospices in New Jersey, was the Director of Spiritual Care and Bereavement at the Connecticut Hospice, and lived and worked in Israel for over two years as the Interim Director of the Study Department at a Post-Holocaust Christian European kibbutz in the Galilee, focused on renewal and repentance towards the Jewish people. Kathleen went to the Lutheran School of Theology in Hyde Park, South Chicago, for seminary; New York Theological Seminary in New York City for her Master of Sacred Theology; and Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, for her doctorate in psychology and religion. She is an international speaker on issues of spirituality and end of life issues. Kathleen is currently the pastor of Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Cresskill, New Jersey, and founder and president of The Brick Wall, Inc. Kathleen lives in New Hampshire.
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