March 23, 2009 / Theology
This essay advocates a biblical emphasis on life promotion and suicide prevention as freedom from a fatalistic and tragic life, especially in contrast to the ancient Greek fascination with death and suicide.
Matthew B. Schwartz, PhD, teaches history in the History and Near East departments at Wayne State University. He has collaborated with Dr. Kalman Kaplan on many of the publications listed above and is also a coauthor of Roman Letters: A Personal View of History. He serves on the editorial board of Menorah Review.