Music for the Soul

Harpists find a calling as they help ease dying patients’ suffering.

Pastoral Care in Death’s Path

By Steve Waring • After brushes with death, people “don’t want their rector to scoff at their most cherished, precious memories.”

Icons

By S.L. Woodford • “I can’t believe I lost my mother this morning,” I type.

Undeniable Death

Review by Philip Turner • Three recent books do not attribute the denial of death to more or less universal psychological mechanisms.