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 April 24th, 13:00 - 18:00

 



Who wants to live forever?

 

  

Death & Afterlife

 

 

Schedule:

 

 

Class 1: Establishing perspective: The afterlife (Pierre-Louis Suchel)

13:00h- 14:30h

 

·       The bosom of Abraham

·       The evolutive concept of resurrection

·       The paradox of biblical judgement

 

 

 

Class 2: Embracing reality: Facing the death of relatives (Micha & Dani Brück)

14:45h-16:00h

 

·       Embracing reality: Facing death in our families

·       Embracing grief: Allowing yourself and others to grieve – the different phases of grief 

·       Embracing unanswered and unanswerable questions

 

 

 

Class 3: Facing mortality:   what are the prospects? (Brad King)

16:15h-17:30h 

 

·      The human condition: facing our mortality and the myths that sustain us

·      Freedom and meaning

·      The power of Jesus indestructible life

·      Just what is heaven and eternal life, and will I enjoy it?

 

 

 

Book recommendations:

·       Atul Gawande: Being Mortal – excellent treatment of handling the realities of dying

·       Hans Küng : Eternal Life? – comparison of world religion's views on life after death (exists in German, French and English)

·       N.T Wright Surprised by Hope

·       N.T. Wright: The resurrection of the son of God

·       Douglas Jacoby: What's the Truth about Heaven and Hell?

·       F. Lagard Smith: After life

·       Alfred Kuen: Le Labyrinth du Millénium (only in French for people interested in understanding millennialism)