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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||0765612216 9780765612212 0765612224 9780765612229|
|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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