The Death of Dr. Death: Reminders of How We Should Live

By Stan Guthrie

With God out of the picture, people are free to pursue anything and everything that promises to fill the leanness in their souls, without regard to traditional moral standards—and sometimes in direct opposition to them. Those who don’t get what they want out of life, in the name of individual autonomy, are also encouraged to end it all. And many have.

The most prominent recent apostle of this approach is Jack Kevorkian, the pathologist who died on June 3 at the age of 83.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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