Last Words of Saints and Sinners: 700 Final Quotes from the Famous, the Infamous, and the Inspiring Figures of History
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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... heroic men and women who testified against papal superstition and religious bigotry and from saints in general , but also from those in different walks ...
... are literary gems and clearly prove how one's approach to death is largely influenced by training , position or aspects of religious upbringing .
Expiring , he said , " I am the King of Sweden and seal with my blood the Protestant religion and the liberties of Germany ! Alas ! my poor Queen ! My God !
Of those who answered , over 300 were then selected to receive thirty - three further questions about mourning , religious beliefs , deathbed scenes and so ...
One religious woman , who had been bereft , spoke of the change she had observed in the reaction of people to death . " I think people do accept death far ...
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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