Religion: The Easy Death

Christians are having a hard time dying these days as Christians, rather than as pets "put to sleep" by the vet. Such sedated forms of death are the subject of and outrages article in The Living Church by the Rev. Ralph P. Brooks Jr., rector of St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Pittsburgh. When a patient is operated on and found fatally ravaged by cancer, doctors are often inclined to assure with a him (and perhaps his wife as well) their that he fatherthat he will recover. In the case of non-Christians, Pastor Brooks has no quarrel with...

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