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Reflecting on death

Death, Bodies and Changing Attitudes to Funerals Debated

A wide-ranging conference highlighting rapidly changing attitudes to death, bodies and ashes was held last month at the National Memorial ...

Death as a subject at school

This interesting article on the BBC News website shows how the conversation around death and dying continues to grow, globally ...

GraveTalk leads to new path for LLM

It’s not often my 12 year old son and husband are united in their response “Who spends their weekend thinking ...

Death on the mountains

Follow the link below for a theological analysis of a dramatic story in which an unexpected death turns a holiday ...

GraveTalk on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

This report on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour is recorded in the parish of Darfield, Barnsley, as a GraveTalk session is in ...

Join the ‘Big Conversation’

The chatter is getting louder. More voices are joining in all the time as people of all ages and from ...

‘Meet the death doulas’ – article in The Guardian for interest

This feature in The Guardian about ‘death doulas’ raises some familiar challenges for encouraging people to discuss death and dying.

“Shattered”

Like most vicars I have taken quite a lot of funerals, some straightforward, others complex and challenging. I have also ...

Dying Matters

The past few years has seen the beginning of a major cultural shift in our attitudes to talking about death. ...

Bishop of Sheffield blog on GraveTalk