A Matter of Life and Death
232 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
13 b&w images
Release Date:21 Sep 2016

A Matter of Life and Death

60 Voices Share their Wisdom

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
This book brings together contributors from different backgrounds,including a Holocaust survivor and a death row inmate, to exploreperspectives on death. Each contributor offers commentary on a writtenor visual work that best expresses death to them. A meaningful volumefor the bereaved and those working in bereavement or spirituality.
Rosalind Bradley has taught in Papua New Guinea and is currently aCouncil Member of Eremos. She currently lives in Sydney, Australia.

Introduction. 1. Personal Encounters with Death. Gail O'Brien,Chris O'Brien Lifehouse, Sydney, Australia. Brigadier MichaelGriffiths CBE, Duke of Lancaster Regiment, UK. Olga Horak OAM, SydneyJewish Museum, Australia. Colleen Kelly, September 11th Families forPeaceful Tomorrows, USA. Professor Patrick McGorry AO, University ofMelbourne, Australia. The Burton Gaudiosi Family, Australia. AmitDasgupta, India. Erica Stewart, Sands, UK. Kinny Gardener, The KrazyKat Theatre, UK. Pam Masini, Child Bereavement UK. Reverend PeterPereira, Australia. Mitchell Willoughby, Tennessee, USA. 2. DeathBrings a Wisdom. Josefine Speyer, Natural Death Centre, UK. JenniferBriscoe-Hough, Australia. Reverend Canon Rosie Harper, Great Missenden,UK. Molly Carlile AM, Olivia Newton John Cancer & Wellness Centre,Australia. Dr Michael Barbato OAM, Australia. Professor AllanKellehear, University of Bradford, UK. Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg, TheNew North London Synagogue, UK. Laurence Freeman OSB, World Communityfor Christian Meditation, UK. Carol Komaromy, The Open University, UK.Dom Christian de Chergé, Algeria. Sogyal Rinpoche, Rigpa, France.Therese Schroeder-Sheker, Chalice of Repose Project, School of MusicThanatology, Oregon, USA. 3. Working Closely with Death. Deborah deWilde OAM, Australia. Diane Roche, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney,Australia. Arabella Dorman, UK. Dr Megory Anderson, Sacred DyingFoundation, USA. Dr Peter Saul, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle,Australia. Stephen Olson, Royal Oak Burial Park, British Colombia,Canada. Dr Soren Blau, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine,Australia. Dr Irene Adams, Clinica Ammor, Brazil. Dr Louise Jordan,Baslow Health Centre, Derbyshire, UK. Su Chard, UK. James Norris,DeadSocial.org and the Digital Legacy Association, UK. Chinyere Inyama,UK. 4. Death and the Circle of Life. Sughra Ahmed, Islamic Society ofBritain, UK. Dr Sarah Edelman, Dying with Dignity NSW, Australia.Trypheyna McShane, Australia. Stephen Miller, USA. Dr Ian Gawler OAM,Australia. Amelia Freelander, Amnesty International, Australia. ClaireHenry MBE, The National Council for Palliative Care & Dying Matterscoalition, UK. Dr Colin Murray Parkes OBE, St Christopher'sHospice, UK. Reverend Jonathan Woodhouse, UK. Caitlin Doughty, TheOrder of the Good Death, USA. Bruce Kent, Campaign for NuclearDisarmament and Pax Christi, UK. 5. Death is Sacred. Dr PushpaBhardwaj-Wood, New Zealand. Sharifah Zuriah Aljeffri, Malaysia. SrJayanti, Brahma Kumaris, UK. Bhai Sahib Dr Mohinder Singh, Guru NanakSewak Jatha, UK. Peter Shine, Aboriginal Health Northern Sydney LocalHealth District, Australia. Rabbi Sylvia Rothschild, UK. Dr DoreenTembo, UK. Reverend Marta Benavides, El Salvador. Dr Frank Brennan,Calvary Hospital, Sydney, Australia. Dr Bahiyyih Nakhjavani, France.Woris Kubo, Papua New Guinea. Venerable Thubten Chodron, SravastiAbbey, USA. Ela Gandhi, South Africa. Post-script. Ashgate Hospice.References.

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