TITLE

RANCHO SANTA FE AND THE CULTURE OF DEATH

AUTHOR(S)
Neuhaus, Richard John
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1997, Issue 74, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the editorial of the "New York Times," about the suicides in Rancho Santa Fe, California. Involvement of cult belief in the suicides; Linkage of resurrection with the meaningless of the flesh; Contradiction on the claim of the publication that the suicides were the result of cult behaviors with its support to physician-assisted suicides.
ACCESSION #
17769768

 

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