Is Acceptance a Denial of Death? Another Look at Kubler-Ross

Article by Roy Branson

The recent publication of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s second book on death and dying provides an opportunity to examine the views of the American scholar most widely read and quoted on that subject. Since the publication six years ago of On Death and Dying (Macmillan, 1969), chaplains, pastors and Christian laypeople have joined other readers in hailing …

Live and Let Die: Changing Attitudes

Article by Andrew Greeley

 America’s support for “the right to die” increased significantly during the 1980s, according to data in the National Opinion Research Center’s annual General Social Survey. Though most Christian denominations oppose the idea, support has grown in all religious segments of society. Even most “fundamentalists” now agree that “doctors should be allowed by law to end …