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Ann Neumann

Ann Neumann is the author of The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in America (Beacon, 2016) and a visiting scholar at The Center for Religion and Media at New York University, where she writes the monthly column “The Patient Body,” about the intersection of religion and medicine. She is also on the Center’s advisory board. Neumann is a contributing editor at Guernica, a magazine of art and politics, and has taught journalism at Drew University and New York University. Her work has appeared at the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Baffler, the GuardianNew York Law ReviewBookforumHarvard Divinity BulletinGuernica, and elsewhere. 

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Faith and Its Limits

Winter 2017 | Essays

1. Connor’s only two, but he’s big for his age. Healthy. Bumping and charging around Dr. Katie’s examination room like it’s play time. Terrific two. And he is healthy, except that he needs a new liver. Sooner rather than later. His blood t [...]