Parenthood, disability, ethics, and the crooked way of grace
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Abiding with the Living and the Dying: Thoughts on “Holding Silvan”

This assumption—that a life marked by suffering is not worth living—leads us to believe that bodies subject to pain and limitation ought to either be heroically rescued or hastened to death, rather than embraced and abided as they are, in their living and their dying.

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