Death and the Rest of Our Life by Garvey

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Convinced that our beliefs about death should inform every aspect of our lives until death, Father John Garvey muses on the meaning of death and its aftermath. Garvey suggests that the common view of the soul being released from its "imprisonment" in the body actually offers cold comfort to those bereaved or dying. The Christian affirmation of the resurrected and transformed body, he reminds us, is an essential part of the truth about death's real depths and about what life is finally meant to be. Incorporating stories from the author's own family life and experience as a parish priest, this brief, accessible book will be of particular help to pastors, people recently bereaved, and those who work with the bereaved.

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Culled from archives and private collections, this collection of vintage photographs pays tribute through the years to the woman and men behind the Star. Author and native San Franciscan John Garvey, whose ancestors served on the early force, is a graduate of the SFPD Citizens Police Academy.
Published June 20, 2005 by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing. 96 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Health, Fitness & Dieting.