"Death is a tremendous moment. Indeed, many wise Christians have thought of it as the climax to which all life is preparation. It is a time for 'awe and wonder, with bated breath', when the soul moves into an experience which we cannot attempt to anticipate or describe. But it is, surely, a time when our own sense of loss must be lightened by the certainty that the person we know and love goes on to an existence which is immeasurably better, freer, more complete than this. Whether it is an existence of 'many mansions'; whether by stages we shall be brought gradually to the point when we can fully enter into the love of God -- or whether in one creative act his purpose for us is fully accomplished -- this we cannot know". -- p. 14.
Contents: Our desire for justice to be done -- Jesus' own teaching about death -- The resurrection evidence -- Other evidence for personal survival -- Traditional Christian teaching -- Our own attitude to death.
Colophon: Published by The Mothers' Union, 24 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3RB. Printed by the Church Army Press, Cowley, Oxford, England.