Caring for People from Birth to Death

Caring for People from Birth to DeathDiscover the manual that will help you teach ministry students and effectively minister to people in all developmental stages!Caring for People from Birth to Death is a helpful resource for people who care for people. Each chapter describes a particular stage of development in the human pilgrimage from the preschool years to senior adulthood–from the cradle to the rocking chair. Guidelines and usable suggestions for a caring ministry are included in each chapter. In Caring for People from Birth…

Tibetan Diary: From Birth to Death and Beyond in a Himalayan Valley of Nepal

Tibetan Diary: From Birth to Death and Beyond in a Himalayan Valley of NepalIn this rich and deeply personal account of life in the highlands of Nepal, Geoff Childs chronicles the daily existence of a range of people, from venerated lamas to humble householders. Offering insights into the complex dynamics of the ethnically Tibetan enclave of Nubri, Childs provides a vivid and compelling portrait of the ebb and flow of life and death, of communal harmony and discord, and of personal conflicts and social resolutions. Part ethnography, part travelogue, and part biography, …

The Hand of God: A Journey from Death to Life by The Abortion Doctor Who Changed His Mind (None)

The Hand of God: A Journey from Death to Life by The Abortion Doctor Who Changed His Mind (None)He presided over 61,000 abortions—one of which was suffered by his then-girlfriend—and directed the largest abortion clinic in the world. He had helped to legalize abortion in the first place.One day, he had a change of heart. One day, he found God.At the drop of a hat, an abortion doctor renounced his profession—and his atheism—for pro-life advocacy and Christianity.In the most shocking revelations ever expressed in an autobiography, one man unveils his entire life story, detailing countles…

Human Population Dynamics: With Applications To The U.S. 1790-2000

Human Population Dynamics: With Applications To The U.S. 1790-2000At the atomic level of the population is the family. It is the arena into which the new born is ushered into the population, as a result of an operation involving two adult parents. The new born, and other children and other adult members of the family, depend upon the parents for the maintenance of life. The transit of the new born from birth into the cradle of its family’s maintenance operations, through a web of intricate social entanglements, to participate in population formation, is th…

The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English StateAt the atomic level of the population is the family. It is the arena into which the new born is ushered into the population, as a result of an operation involving two adult parents. The new born, and other children and other adult members of the family, depend upon the parents for the maintenance of life. The transit of the new born from birth into the cradle of its family’s maintenance operations, through a web of intricate social entanglements, to participate in population formation, is th…

From Death to Birth: Mortality Decline and Reproductive Change

From Death to Birth: Mortality Decline and Reproductive ChangeThe last 35 years or so have witnessed a dramatic shift in the demography of many developing countries. Before 1960, there were substantial improvements in life expectancy, but fertility declines were very rare. Few people used modern contraceptives, and couples had large families. Since 1960, however, fertility rates have fallen in virtually every major geographic region of the world, for almost all political, social, and economic groups. What factors are responsible for the sharp decline in fe…