Category: Death

Future Things: What Is a “Good Death”?, Part 9 (of 12)

The word euthanasia comes from the Greek language and literally means “good or happy death” (eu = “good” or “happy,” thanatos = “death”). In the context of hospice, the concept of a good death involves the easing of a dying person’s suffering. But in the broader scope of life, what constitutes a good death? Christians talk a lot about what…