"Do you believe in eternal life?" This is a very popular discussion thread on Sermo, a physician-only online community. As a Christian, I have my personal beliefs when it comes to topics related to death and eternal life. I also realize that opinions vary greatly on this topic, however I believe that it's important to understand a physician's perspective on death whenever he or she is dealing with a patient who is dying. Some frankly have no idea what happens after you die and others have very strong convictions. What do you believe as it relates to death and eternity? Do you believe in eternal life? For some, death is simply a means to passing to a better (or worse) place. For others, death symbolizes the end of existence. If you wish to learn more about the Christian perspective on eternal life, then click here.