Dr. Bradley Onishi, visiting assistant professor of Religion and Humanities at Rhodes, has penned a thoughtful piece about transitioning from life to death, after the recent passing of one of his family members. It is titled “Life After Death? A Religious Studies Professor Becomes a Student” and is published on the Huffington Post site. View it here.
As a religious studies professor, he has taught a class on religious dimensions of death and dying that includes the study of burial practices of the people of Tana Toraja in the southern province of Sulawesi, Indonesia.