Death, Dying, and Beyond Studies
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A 1998 course by Lee Ramsey at Memphis Theological Seminary about "pastoral care in times of grief and loss."
A 2016 course by Mindy McGarrah Sharp at Phillips Theological Seminary "will equip leaders in ministry . . . To hone practicing attention to and remaining presence in the midst of death, dying, illness, loss, and grief."
A 2009 course by Ellen Posman at Baldwin Wallace College examines "the beliefs about death and the afterlife from a variety of religious and cultural perspectives."
A 2001 course by Amir Hussain at California State University, Northridge, offers "a cross- cultural look at death and dying in several different religious traditions."
A 1998 course by James Halstead at DePaul University surveys "(religious attitudes and practices responding to the phenomena of death and dying studied cross-culturally, conceptually and ethically."
A 2012 course by Rebecca Moore at San Diego State University "looks at how humans deal with death: religiously, spiritually, socially, culturally, and medically."
A 1998 course by Christopher Ross at Wilfrid Laurier University studies "the role of loss, grief, and death in human lives, through an exploration of psychotherapeutic and religious responses to these issues;" includes a personal reflection component.
A 2001 course by Paula Cooey at Macalester College "explores possible relations between love and death in human life, illustrated in theory, fiction, and film."
A 2008 course by Ken Brashier at Reed College studies the "hell scrolls" in the college's possession, as well as others, to understand how their depiction of hell "Chinese scrolls depicting hell combine image and text to communicate religious ideas to a broad audience; they offer ethics, entertainment and an education on how the cosmos works, warning about the certainties of karmic retribution."
A 2012 course by Mark Unno at the University of Oregon "examines the interplay of themes of religion, love, and death in selected strands of Asian and Western sources" and "examines the diverse dimensions of love and death: love in relation to family, sexuality, society, nature, and the religious dimensions of the divine, dharma, and dao; social, psychological, physical, and religious significations of death. These are set against the background of a range of themes including class, gender, and sexuality."