By Donald R. Fletcher
Their dialogues, patterned approximately after Plato, begin with Jay asking if dying is simply the top of lifestyles, or if there's extra. Does technology have a solution? Is there a soul or spirit, a fact that transcends the truth of our clinical universe of area and time? Or is an lifestyles past this global and lifestyles simply the indulgence of creative conjecture? throughout the conversations of those associates, the dialogues offer an confirmation of existence, of what it capability to be someone, and of an afterlife past the bounds of area and time.
The book's cause is to stimulate considerate mirrored image and dialogue, whereas no longer advocating for any specific philosophical or non secular position.
"Don, as a masterful theologian and storyteller, invitations us in six short segments to listen in on the tough conversations that all of us have approximately existence, which means, and afterlife. an outstanding source for small teams to take a seat of their personal circle and share."
--Deborah G. Brincivalli, govt Presbyter, Presbytery of West Jersey, Haddon Heights, New Jersey
"In his brief, relocating meditation Dialogues with Jay, Don Fletcher lightly directs our gaze past the boundary of the recognized, pointing to a picture of lifestyles and the God past all lifestyles grounded within the energy of love. It is a hot and considerate pastoral mirrored image, to be shared in discussion with kinfolk and friends."
--Lewis John Eron, Rabbi Emeritus, Lions Gate CCRC, Voorhees, New Jersey
"This paintings retains you pondering whereas evoking your individual internal stories, wondering how your ideals have been shaped, and what the long run holds."
--Rebecca Rosenau, affiliate Director of Senior prone, Director of Advocacy & Senior prone Outreach, Samost Jewish kin & kid's carrier of Southern New Jersey
Now in his past due nineties, Donald R. Fletcher keeps to write down, publishing seven books when you consider that 2003. Born in 1919, he grew up in Korea, is the son of Presbyterian clinical missionaries, earned levels at Princeton collage and Princeton Theological Seminary, and served the Presbyterian Church in Chile, the Caribbean, and at headquarters. He additionally taught at highschool, university, and collage degrees in New Jersey, Alabama, and Texas. In 2007 he moved to Lions Gate, a continual care retirement group, along with his spouse, Martha, taking good care of her till her loss of life from Alzheimer's ailment in 2014, an occasion mirrored during this book.
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Dialogues with Jay: On Life and Afterlife by Donald R. Fletcher