This is the stuff they don't teach you in seminary. Here are raw, real-life situations pastoral caregivers may face, especially in working with people facing terminal or life-limiting illnesses. Nearing the end of one's life often results in an existential crisis of faith. Dr. Pounders helps us to understand that death is not a medical problem to be fixed, but a spiritual journey to be resolved. Palliare can be a useful guide for seminarians, chaplains, students of pastoral care, and seasoned pastors as they care for patients and parishioners alike.