Burial Rites

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Author: Hannah Kent
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447233182
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Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

Original Title: Burial Rites

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2014. SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2013 GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD. SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL IMPAC DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 2015. Northern Iceland, 1829. A woman condemned to death for murdering her lover. A family forced to take her in. A priest tasked with absolving her. But all is not as it seems, and time is running out: winter is coming, and with it the execution date. Only she can know the truth. This is Agnes's story.

Death Customs

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Author: Effie Bendann
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0710311729
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Death Customs by Effie Bendann

Original Title: Death Customs

Effie Bendann offers an analytical study of burial rites and associated ideas in Melanesia, Australia, Northeast Siberia and India. This book is divided in two parts. Part One looks at the similarities in rites and ideas, while Part Two examines the differences. Topics include cause of death, mourning, purification, taboos, women's connection with funeral Rites and the cult of the dead.

Enriching Our Worship 3

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Author: Church Publishing
Publisher: Church Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 0898695392
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Enriching Our Worship 3 by Church Publishing

Original Title: Enriching Our Worship 3

These newly authorized rites are intended to be a supplement to the burial services in the Book of Common Prayer, adding a rich variety of new material from many sources, including prayers for one who has died in military service, for one of unknown faith, for an unbeliever, and for a member of an inter-faith family. All of the major pastoral issues of the Prayer Book rites are addressed from the reception of the body to the consecration of the grave and the interment but with a freshness of language in new texts that the speak to contemporary sensibilities. CONTENTS Introduction with planning information Two vigil rites before a funeral Rites for the reception of the body Collects, prayers and readings for the burial service, including a celebration of the Eucharist Rites of committal Burial of one who does not profess the Christian faith Additional prayers Committal at a crematory A service of remembrance Suggested hymns and songs

Continuity And Change In Tiv Concept Of Death And Burial Rites

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Author: Ushe Nginan Michael
Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659361944
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Continuity And Change In Tiv Concept Of Death And Burial Rites by Ushe Nginan Michael

Original Title: Continuity And Change In Tiv Concept Of Death And Burial Rites

Over the last few decades, the Tiv culture of death and burial have experienced radical changes due to the confrontation of indigenous religion with western education, modernization and cultural borrowing from Tiv neighbouring ethnic groups and some of the "local communities" are among those that are visited during death and burial ceremonies. This cultural integration infiltrated Tiv culture, customs and traditions, especially death and burial rites. It also influenced the process of religious changes as a point of department from the pre-colonial practices. Today, death and burial ceremonies have become festivities and occasions for the bereaved to display wealth. The material mode of production which is capital-oriented and the desire for material gains have led the Tiv to become exploitative, especially to sons-in-law as regards death and burial rites. It also led to drastic shift in the roles that were performed by male children to female children in modern Tiv society. This made the Tiv to abandon the traditional practices of death for Christian-oriented ones. This research therefore, provides a new metric as supplemental for traditional practices of death.

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