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Eternal Life Looks Awfully Droll In These Haunting Cryonics Photos
Murray Ballard’s “The Prospect of Immortality” chronicles real attempts to cheat death.
Died, Passed Away or Passed
William B. Bradshaw
Exactly when did the change in terminology occur, what was the reason for the change, is it helpful for the family of the deceased, and what are the theological implications of using "passed away" or "passed" instead of "died"? I decided to explore the matter.
Why Jack Bauer Reminds Me of Jesus
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Searching for God at the Shopping Center
Rabbi Daniel Cohen
Senior Rabbi, Congregation Agudath Sholom www.rabbidanielcohen...
Why Do We Call It 'Maundy Thursday' and 'Good Friday?"
William B. Bradshaw
The celebration of Good Friday is ancient, dating at least to the 4th century. But why is it called a "good" day?
All I Want for Christmas Is a Vampire
Writer, Coach, Humorist, and Change Consultant
I still have a magnet on my refrigerator that my daughter gave me which says, "My husband has my heart, but my neck belongs to Edward." I wouldn't want to become a vampire -- who wants to spend eternity as a menopausal bloodsucker? It's too violent to even consider.
Social Media and the Promise of Eternal Life
Julie Flynn Badal
There it was, posted between a Pinterest recipe and YouTube video by Florence and the Machine. Deb, a former colleague, had died of cancer. She was 40 years old.
My Father's Song Is Still My Mantra
Writer/Editor; Music Publisher
Today my 63rd birthday looms and the cultural messages are mixed. It feels uncool -- bordering on shameful -- to acknowledge my age. Yet I'm told I should be thrilled because I look young, and that thanks to advances in medicine, "63 is the new 53!"
The Courage To Live Eternally
Rev. Dean Snyder
Senior Pastor, Foundry United Methodist
As Christians prepared for All Saints' Day, I want to propose that choosing to believe in life after death may actually be an act of courage.
What Was The Resurrection?
Author, "The Jericho Deception" and "The Breath of God"
The key event that defines Christianity is neither the life nor teachings of Jesus, but rather it is this strange event that happened after his death: the resurrection.
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My Dead Relatives in the Sky
Karl Giberson, Ph.D
Professor of Science and Religion, Stonehill College
Belief in eternal life is hard for me. My mind has been largely taken over by science and has trouble getting itself around ideas so far outside the normal course of events. But I still believe...
Are We Getting Too Old?
Director Emeritus, Hawaii Natural Energy Institute
Another huge economic crisis is looming because, for developed countries, in the 80's, 5 workers supported a retired person. This has dropped to 4:1 and will crash to 2.2:1 in 2050.
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