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This 2016 booklet of articles and discussion questions can help you and your church better understand what is at stake with physician-assisted suicide and what is needed in the area of palliative care.
This 64-page booklet reprints eight articles from recent issues of Faith Today magazine, along with newly devised discussion questions for each article.
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Page 5: Introduction
Page 7: Knowing the terms
Page 11: Palliative care
Page 13: Taking a stand against assisted suicide
Page 14: Gently into the arms of Jesus: Palliative care, done well, leaves no need for doctor-assisted suicide (followed by reflection questions)
Page 25: How Canadian Christians are caring for the dying: Insights on bringing comfort and providing palliative care (includes a list of resources, followed by reflection questions)
Page 37: Choosing to end a life: A new EFC report examines why people request assisted suicide and offers insight and hope (followed by reflection questions)
Page 47: J. I. Packer on aging and weakness: Wisdom from 2 Corinthians (followed by reflection questions)
Page 57: I was sick and you visited me: How to visit effectively (followed by reflection questions)
Page 62: Next steps: A call to care
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