Year: 1985 Source: Dayton, Ohio: Suicide Prevention Center, Inc., (1985). 23p. SIEC No: 19872321

Although suicide is condemned by most of the Christian religious establishments, many arguments used to discredit the act are self-contradictory or lack firm scriptual support. Brief statements about suicide & Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, & Japanese religions, some recent clerical views, a homily for a victim, 3 book reviews, reasons for a high suicide risk among clergy, & the role of clergy in suicide prevention are included. (KM)