Journal of Religion and Health

, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 225–232 | Cite as

Death, sin, and God's judgment

  • Betty C. Castellani


Grief is difficult for everyone, including the professional. And yet resolving grief is necessary for life to be comfortable and productive. This paper looks at the story of a young man and how unresolved grief, inappropriate guilt, and uncontrollable despair colored every phase of his life. It also demonstrates the tragedy when grief is allowed to remain in denial and resolution comes too late.


Unresolved Grief Inappropriate Guilt 


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© Institutes of Religion and Health 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Betty C. Castellani
    • 1
  1. 1.Dekalb Medical Center in Decatur

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