Question: How do I find help with a particular matter?

We have  included summaries of chapters so you can quickly find what you need.

How do I buy this book?

It is available from any internet bookseller or from Amazon. For a free accompanying ebook, go to In the US, the ebook edition is available on its own from Scroll down to find it.

Is there an ebook? 

Yes, we supply a free ebook with the physical book from in the UK. Or you can buy the ebook on its own from If you are in the US, or elsewhere in the world, go to Scroll down to find it.

Can we get a discount if we buy in bulk?

Yes. Send a rough idea of numbers (even if you are not sure yet exactly how many) to and she will give you a price.

We would like a special edition with our logo on it. Is that possible?

Yes, we would be delighted to produce this. We have that flexibility for orders of 50 or over. Write to with your requirements.

Do you have an accompanying study guide?

Yes, we have ideas for study questions under the Resources menu.

Does the book have help in organising funerals?

There is practical guidance in Chapter 11 ‘Practical Matters’. We have suggested some hymns and prayers under the Resources menu.

Is the book suitable for students training for the church?

Yes. There is much in it which will prepare students for pastoral ministry among the dying, and their friends and family.

Is the book suitable for medical students?

Yes, the lead author spent her medical career among cancer patients, including children who are dying. Medical students will find a wealth of experience to draw from.

I don’t know what I believe. Will this book help me?

The authors are Christians,but are writing to be helpful to everyone, whether secular humanists, atheists, or of another faith — or those like you who don’t know what they believe.