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Encyclopedia of cremation

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Published by Ashgate Pub. in Aldershot, Hants, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cremation -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementeditor, Douglas J. Davies with Lewis H. Mates.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    ContributionsDavies, Douglas James., Mates, Lewis H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT3330 .E53 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3299678M
    ISBN 100754637735
    LC Control Number2004027893

    Cremation, the practice of reducing a corpse to its essential elements by burning. The practice of cremation on open fires was introduced to the Western world by the Greeks as early as bce. They seem to have adopted cremation from some northern people as an imperative of war, to ensure. See this page in the original publication. Author: Olsen, Bruce L. Since the organization of the Church in , Latter-day Saints have been encouraged by their leaders to avoid cremation, unless it is required by law, and, wherever possible, to consign the body to burial in the earth and leave the dissolution of the body to nature, "for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return" ().

    Encyclopedia of Mormonism: Digital Publisher: Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University: Original place/publisher: New York: Macmillan: Date Original: Subjects: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Encyclopedias Mormon Church--Encyclopedias Mormons and Mormonism: Collection name: Encyclopedia of Mormonism; Twentieth Century. The reduction of human remains to ash. It has been practiced for thousands of years particularly in the East, and was introduced into Europe by the Romans in the wake of their conquests. The spread of Christian dogma that insists on the ultimate resurrection of the physical body brought about the gradual abandonment of cremation in Christian countries and saw the introduction of cemeteries in.

    Alkaline hydrolysis was legalized in Maine in , when the Maine Attorney General approved a new definition of cremation in the Maine Rules for Establishment and Operation of Crematoria ( CMR , Section 1.) There is one alkaline hydrolysis facility in Maine that . Books about the Funeral, Cemetery, Cremation and Grief Part of Death and Scams. It goes without saying that planning a funeral can be one of the most difficult situations to face for many. Whether the planning of the funeral is preneed, for oneself, or post, such as when families handle the arrangements for the service of a loved one, the task.


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Tracing ancient and classical cremation sites, historical and contemporary cremation processes and procedures of. Cremation is a method of final disposition of a dead body through burning (). Cremation may serve as a funeral or post-funeral rite and as an alternative to the burial or interment of an intact dead body.

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Encyclopedia of Cremation Encyclopedia of Cremation. Editors: Davies, Douglas J. and Mates, Lewis H. Publication Year: Publisher: Ashgate Publishing. Price: Core Collection Only ISBN: Category: Social Sciences - Sociology Image Count: 87 Book Status: Available.

Cremation is the act of burning a body after it has ion is a popular option to dispose of (get rid of) a body instead of burying it. The place where cremations take place is called a crematorium or crematory.

Religions which approve cremation include Christianity, Jehovah's Witnesses, Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, Shinto, and Neopaganism. Book Description. The Encyclopedia of Cremation is the first major reference resource focused on cremation.

Spanning many world cultures it documents regional histories, ideological movements and leading individuals that fostered cremation whilst also presenting cremation as a universal practice.

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Cremation not only introduced a new way of dealing with human remains, but also a new way of commemoration. The scattering of ashes on special gardens of rest or remembrance was officially recognized in the UK during the s, and the growing popularity in this practice led to decline in the need for columbaria as new forms of memorialization developed within the landscape of by: 1.

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Service and Jack London. CREMATION. kre-ma'-shun (compare saraph, Joshuaetc., "shall be burnt with fire"; kaio, 1 Corinthians"If I give my body to be burned," etc.): Cremation, while the customary practice of the ancient Greeks, and not unknown among the Romans, was certainly not the ordinary mode of disposing of the dead among the Hebrews or other oriental peoples.

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Edited by Douglas Davies and Lewis Mates. Published by Ashgate, ISBN Price £ The subject of cremation is highly topical, judged by the recent spate of books. saw the publication of Brian Parsons’ Committed to the Cleansing Flame (Spire Books, ), the first history of the early days of the Cremation Society; there is Peter Jupp’s.