In every generation one subject remains a source of fascination and fear -DEATH. Is it really the end? What happens afterwards? At a time when people are increasingly preoccupied with stories of "out-of-body" experiences and are wondering about reincarnation, the fifteenth chapter of First Corinthians is unique and striking in its impact. Here is the classical Christian discussion of the most vital subject. We do well to pay careful attention so that in a matter marked by great confusion we might learn to speak with clarity and conviction. In learning how to die, we find the key to learning how to live.