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Burial or Cremation for Christians: The Biblical Pattern for Funerals Adrian V.W. Freer

Burial or Cremation for Christians: The Biblical Pattern for Funerals

Adrian V.W. Freer

Published July 15th 2014
ISBN : 9781783970254
Paperback
70 pages
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 About the Book 

In these days when cremation is so common, few realise that in Christian-influenced societies it originated only in the nineteenthcentury and that for many years the choice of burial or cremationwas one primarily made on the grounds of the faith ofMoreIn these days when cremation is so common, few realise that in Christian-influenced societies it originated only in the nineteenthcentury and that for many years the choice of burial or cremationwas one primarily made on the grounds of the faith of the deceasedand the relatives. This book does not try to replay the debates of thepast, but instead it takes a careful and balanced look at the biblicaldata and encourages thoughtful, prayerful planning.Helpful appendices contain suggested hymns and Scriptures forfuneral services.