By Gerald J. Postema
“Grief’s Liturgy is remarkable; there's not anything love it. It’s a grieving occasion of love—as is each real lament. What makes it stand proud of all different modern laments is that Postema supplies to the grieving get together of affection for his spouse a relocating and inventive liturgical shape. The writing is fantastically poetic and spare, as all speech within the face of loss of life may be. And it’s concrete, usually achingly so. extraordinary! To be savored.”
—Nicholas Wolterstorff, Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology, Yale University
“For somebody bereaved, this booklet is certainly one of profound, deeply human techniques and feelings, exemplifying the struggles and labors of loss. Formatted round the day-by-day Divine workplace, Grief’s Liturgy units the subjects of grief into the context of poignant Scripture, poetry, song, and artwork. Gerald Postema has created a plaintive, soulful masterpiece that conveys the sincere suffering of mourning.”
—Mark T. Higgins, President, Hall-Wynne Funeral carrier, Durham, NC
“Postema’s outstanding ebook invitations us into his grief, his mourning, and his desire in God. those that settle for the invitation may be blessed. The poetry and paintings, the songs and Scripture, the honesty and constancy won't get rid of grief, in fact, yet they are going to bless it and element towards the relief of baptism and the promise of God’s love.”
—Allen Verhey, Professor of Christian Ethics, Duke Divinity institution
Gerald J. Postema is Cary C. Boshamer Professor of Philosophy and Professor of legislations on the college of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He released greatly in ethical, political, and criminal philosophy.