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Building Bridges: The Protestant Perspective

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring

Published in print July 2006 | ISBN: 9780195146820
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199999866 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0010
Building Bridges: The Protestant Perspective

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This chapter provides an overview of Protestant approaches to end-of-life care. It presents stories of the dying and their caregivers which show how different people approach the impending dying process and issues that attend death. The chapter describes the Protestant practice in attending to the dying and planning for pre-death and post-death, and also presents the text of prayers for a person near death, litany at the time of death, and a commendation at the time of death.

Keywords: end of life; Protestant; dying; caregivers; death; pre-death; post-death; prayers; litany

Chapter.  7053 words. 

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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