Write a 750-1,000-word paper analyzing Wolterstorff’s reflections in Lament for a Son. In addition, address Kubler-Ross’s five stages of grief, as they are expressed throughout Lament for a Son, and respond to the following questions:
Explain the medical and philosophical meaning of death. Explain the five stages of grief and identify them in Wolterstorff’s experiences. How does Wolterstorff find joy after his loss? How does the hope of the resurrection play a role in comforting Wolterstorff? What is the meaning and significance of death in light of the Christian narrative?
What is the importance of understanding the grieving process, approaches, and practices in various faith traditions different than one’s own?