25 Apr '17, 8pm

Is death the end? - Vijf visies op die vraag.

Is death the end? - Vijf visies op die vraag.

Five world views on the afterlife and the spiritual practices associated with it Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.– Albert Einstein Death comes to us all, but is it the end? This burning question has fascinated humans for millennia, who have adopted theories, beliefs, imagery and rituals about the afterlife to make sense of it. In science, death refers to the irreversible cessation of all biological functions of a living organism. In many spiritual cultures, however, it is merely a transitory state in which the physical body dies and the soul transcends to another realm. For centuries, people of faith have been communicating with or paying their respects to the dead for various reasons. For some, it is their duty to help the souls of the deceased tran...

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