Books on Comforting the Soul During Chronic Illness and Death?
February 18, 2018 12:51 PM   Subscribe

Looking for books that will comfort a person who is dying written from a spiritual or Judaic perspective - or both. Thanks
posted by watercarrier to Society & Culture (7 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
 
Why Bad Things Happen To Good People
posted by bq at 12:59 PM on February 18, 2018




The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
posted by annieb at 3:41 PM on February 18, 2018


The Five Invitations was written by a person who was one of the founders of the Zen Hospice in San Francisco. I’m reading and discussing it over the last couple months with a group at my UU church, and it’s really good. You don’t have to be Buddhist to get a lot out of it.
posted by matildaben at 5:12 PM on February 18, 2018 [1 favorite]


Why me? Coping with Grief, Loss, and Change by Rabbi Pesach Krauss.
posted by FencingGal at 5:13 PM on February 18, 2018 [1 favorite]


Thank you everyone. I am grateful for you and this wonderful site all these years. A true life-line.
posted by watercarrier at 7:53 PM on February 18, 2018


Man's Search For Meaning, Viktor Frankl
posted by MikePemulis at 12:12 AM on February 19, 2018


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