Last Words of Saints and Sinners: 700 Final Quotes from the Famous, the Infamous, and the Inspiring Figures of History

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Kregel Publications - Religion - 240 pages
The last words of the dying have fascinated readers throughout history. They reveal the fears, hopes, courage, and legacies of both the famous and not-so-famous. This collection of seven hundred quotes includes the last words of commoners, atheists, poets, and politicians along with noted Christians and martyrs. Excellent for casual reading and as a ready reference source for the pastor or public speaker.
 

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User Review  - Chad Browning - Christianbook.com

Good book, with some interesting and insightful quotes. It also has references to the Bible and gives a good glimpse into the assurance we have through our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ, as well as tying that assurance to the last words of both saints AND sinners. Read full review

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Contents

I The Cameos of Death
25
II The Modes of Death
33
III Farewells at Death
45
IV The Company of Martyrs
141
V Records of Dying Words
165
VI The Scottish Covenanters
187
VII The Fear of Death
213
VIII The Art of Dying Well
221
IX The Death of the Saints
231
Index
237
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