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Death and religion in a changing world

Author: Kathleen Garces-Foley
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive study of the intersection of death and religion offers a unique look at how religious organisations approach death in the twenty-first century.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Garces-Foley
ISBN: 0765612216 9780765612212 0765612224 9780765612229
OCLC Number: 58919838
Description: xiv, 322 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Kathleen Garces-Foley --
Religious approaches to death. The politics of death and burial in native California / Dennis F. Kelley. Contemporary Hindu approaches to death : living with the dead / Mark Elmore. Judaism and death : finding meaning in ritual / Rebecca Golbert. Buddhisms and death / Robert E. Goss and Dennis Klass. Roman Catholic, Anglican, and Eastern Orthodox approaches to death / Lizette Larson-Miller. Protestant approaches to death : overcoming death's sting / Glenn Lucke and Richard B. Gilbert with Ronald K. Barrett. Muslim ways of death : between the prescribed and the performed / Juan Eduardo Campo. Sikhism and death / Kristina Myrvold --
Death in contemporary societies. Contemporary American funerals : personalizing tradition / Kathleen Garces-Foley and Justin S. Holcomb. Forms of disposal / Douglas J. Davies. Spontaneous shrines and public memorialization / Sylvia Grider. Disaster, modernity, and the media / Tony Walter. Grief, religion, and spirituality / Dennis Klass --
Epilogue / Evan Berry.
Responsibility: Kathleen Garces-Foley, editor.
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I'm using Garces-Foley in a short research paper on death and illness in different religious and cultural contexts.  The book proved to be a helpful resource.  It covers a variety of issues in a number of geographic locations.  Given the breadth of its inquiry, the book's analysis is...
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