The End Is Clear by Graeme Hunter

The End Is Clear

Death and Afterlife: A Theological Introduction
by Terence Nichols
Brazos, 2010
(220 pages, $22.99, paperback)

reviewed by Graeme Hunter

Diane, a mother in her mid-forties, is dying of leukemia, leaving behind her husband and two teenage boys. The stuff of domestic tragedy. You can easily imagine distraught relatives, and nagging questions that have no reply.

However, in Terence Nichols's fine book, Death and Afterlife, Diane's death figures as a luminous episode, which left her loved ones with "an inexplicable sense of peace and joy." Her story serves as a f . . .