Grieving Is Not A Gendered Experience | On Grief & Being A Parent


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This episode engages the following questions:

  • What is grief?
  • Is grieving a gendered experience?
  • What is the difference between instrumental and intuitive grief?
  • What is the relationship between grief and blame?
  • What does Jephthah teach us about grief?


The Reverend Darryl Owens is the Chaplain and Grief Counselor for Women at the University of North Carolina Hospitals. Darryl shares his work with parents and patients who experience grief and loss during their hospital stay. He also discusses the necessity of learning that grief is not a gendered process.

The Reverend Leander Hardaway is an attorney and mitigation expert for the National Death Penalty Project who shares his experience of being a father, encountering the story of Jephthah's Daughter, and working with those who grieve the loss of loved ones.


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