Fierce Goodbye Living in the Shadow of Suicide

Fierce Goodbye Living in the Shadow of Suicide

Living in the Shadow of Suicide, 

By G. Lloyd Carr and Gwendolyn C. Carr 
2004
Paper
168 pages
0-8361-9267-2
Price: $10.99; in Canada $15.49
Classification: Christian Living

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What does the Bible say on the topic of suicide? What does it not say? G.Lloyd Carr, now professor emeritus of biblical and theoloical studies at Gordon College, Mass., began to ask these questions after a precious daughter-in-law died by suicide. He embarked on a thorough canvassing of the scriptures and church history on this topic, which helped him on his grief journey.

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Fierce Goodbye Living in the Shadow of Suicide 2

His poet wife, Gwendolyn C. Carr, found solace in writing out her responses and thoughts in moving, sensitive poetry. Their combined efforts in this distinctive book meld the pain and poignancy of the devastating experience of a family member’s suicide with expertise from their respective professions.

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Fierce Goodbye Living in the Shadow of Suicide 3

This book is first and foremost a penetrating account of a family dealing with suicide, and offers solid guidance for those who worry about the eternal fate of a loved one. Fierce Goodbye provides a reliable and readable summary of Christian thinking about suicide, useful for pastors, counselors, students, and teachers.

Fierce Goodbye Living in the Shadow of Suicide
Fierce Goodbye Living in the Shadow of Suicide

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