Tag: Mortality

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    Best-selling writer and journalist Sara Davidson felt completely unprepared for the reality of dying. Then she met Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, founder of the Jewish Renewal movement. Their weekly conversations about mortality led to their book “The December Project.” “When you feel you’re coming to the end of your tour of duty, what is the spiritual work of that time,” asked Reb Zalman, “and how do we prepare for the mystery?” More

    August 8, 2014 | Comments

  • december-v2-FEAT

    Best-selling writer and journalist Sara Davidson says she felt completely unprepared for the reality of dying. Then she met Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, founder of the Jewish Renewal movement. Their weekly conversations about facing mortality led to their book, “The December Project.” “When you feel you’re coming to the end of your tour of duty, what is the spiritual work of that time,” asks Reb Zalman, “and how do we prepare for the mystery?” More

    May 2, 2014 | Comments

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    “The psalms continue to be wholly relevant to our spiritual quests today,” says poet, writer, and former rabbinical student Pamela Greenberg. More

    November 24, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch more of producer Susan Goldstein’s interview with writer Pamela Greenberg, whose new translation of the Book of Psalms is being praised for its literary beauty. More

    November 24, 2010 | Comments

  • thumb-completepsalms

    “The psalms continue to be wholly relevant to our spiritual quests today,” says poet, writer, and former rabbinical student Pamela Greenberg. More

    July 2, 2010 | Comments

  • thumb-completepsalms

    Watch more of producer Susan Goldstein's interview with writer Pamela Greenberg, whose new translation of the Book of Psalms is being praised for its literary beauty.

    July 2, 2010 | Comments

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    Read an excerpt from a new book on medical technology costs and our health care system by Daniel Callahan, who advocates “an open discussion on what counts as good or bad choices, wise or imprudent ones, and our social obligations to our community as we make them.” More

    November 6, 2009 | Comments

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    One of the beautiful things about a terminal illness is you are invited into the present, and your friendships become stronger. Your loved ones become more vital and more present. Each day becomes more beautiful. You walk through the valley of the shadow, and it’s riddled with light.

    February 27, 2009 | Comments

  • lynchhaveseatth

    Read more of Bob Abernethy's interview with author and funeral director Thomas Lynch, followed by an excerpt from his book THE UNDERTAKING: LIFE STUDIES FROM THE DISMAL TRADE.

    May 4, 2001 | Comments