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Theologian reflects on a death

Lavinia Byrne reads a book that followed sudden bereavement

Led into Mystery: Faith seeking answers in life and death

John W. de Gruchy

SCM Press £25

(978-0-334-04736-0)

Church Times Bookshop

£22.50 (use code CT273)

DEATH is in the news. Forget all those euphemisms about "passing": the scandalous misuse of the essentially benign Liverpool Care Pathway has brought the inevitable reality sharply into focus. So how timely it is to have a book that seeks to ...

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