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Obituaries


Doing justice to Ian Paisley

Michael Kirke | 18 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Nothern Ireland, obituaries
Forgiveness, yes, but the honest recording of memory has its own moral imperative.


Joan Rivers’ final act

Zac Alstin | 12 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: obituaries, plastic surgery, show business, US
America's icon of plastic surgery was a popular comedian, but success came at great personal cost.


Philip Seymour Hoffman: a rare breed of actor

Brendan Malone | 04 February 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: films, obituaries


Faith and science: a dialogue, not a debate

Megan Hodder | 28 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: obituaries, science and faith
Ian Barbour’s life demonstrated the harmony between physics and faith.


From hawk to dove: the political career of Ariel Sharon

Asaf Siniver | 14 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Israel, obituaries, Palestine
The former Israeli prime minister dies at 85 after decades as polarising presence.


An African pragmatist

Eugene Ohu | 07 December 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Nelson Mandela, obituaries, reconcilation, South Africa
Nelson Mandela was a great man, but as flawed and inconsistent as the rest of us.


Lasting impressions of Nelson Mandela, 1918 - 2013

Carolyn Moynihan | 06 December 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Nelson Mandela, obituaries
May he rest in peace, and his ideals not be forgotten.


Enugu Book Project founder dies

Alice Trimmer | 14 November 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Harambee USA, Nigeria, obituaries


Burying Thatcher: why celebrating death is still wrong

Patrick Stokes | 17 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: death, ethics, Margaret Thatcher, obituaries
Our dealings with the dead are just as ethically governed as our dealings with the living.


A conviction politician

David Alton | 09 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Margaret Thatcher, obituaries, UK
A political opponent pays tribute to Margaret Thatcher's character while questioning her social policies.


A sense of purpose

Peter Smith | 09 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Margaret Thatcher, obituaries, UK
Mrs Thatcher’s steely resolve to improve Britain is sorely needed today, but tempered by compassion for the post-industrial working class.


She served her country well

Joanna Bogle | 09 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Margaret Thatcher, obituaries, UK
Courage, kindness and conviction were the hallmarks of the Margaret Thatcher I knew.


More than just a pretty face

Michael Cook | 09 April 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Hollywood, obituaries
Hollywood is mourning the greatest Mouseketeer of them all, Annette Funicello, who died on the same day as Maggie Thatcher.


Bracingly liberal views

Dwight G. Duncan | 28 February 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: law, obituaries, political correctness
Legal scholar Ronald Dworkin, the grand old man of political correctness, died earlier this month.


“I am very happy now”

Francis Phillips | 09 November 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: death with dignity, Liverpool Care Pathway, obituaries
MercatorNet's book reviewer describes the good death of a dear brother.


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