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All three of these values are rooted in the truth about the human person, which is the truth upon which the whole social and political order rests. 5 Hence the tutelage of these values is proper to the notion of government as secular in the full range of its purposes. RTS 3650 Death and Dying in History, Religion, and Society This course examines the question “What happens when we die?” in conversation with the many individuals and cultures that have proposed answers to this and related questions.

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