the perfect stranger s guide to funerals and grieving practices a guide to etiquette in other people s religious ceremonies

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The Perfect Stranger S Guide To Funerals And Grieving Practices

Author : Stuart M. Matlins
ISBN : 1893361209
Genre : Family & Relationships
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This complete guide provides all the answers you need to express your condolences and show your respect in the appropriate way regardless of the religious tradition involved, addressing many common concerns about ceremonies and etiquette.

Finding A Sacred Oasis In Grief

Author : Steven Jeffers
ISBN : 9781138030725
Genre : Medical
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This work includes a foreword by John D Morgan, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Coordinator for Kings College Center for Education about Death and Bereavement, Ontario, Canada. This practical resource guides the reader though all aspects of the grieving process and offers thought-provoking and inspirational advice on support. With exercises, tips, and contacts for further assistance, "Finding a Sacred Oasis in Grief" provides a comprehensive understanding of this potentially difficult and complex topic. It examines different types of grief and various approaches, along with reference guides to particular religions and their traditions adopting a comprehensive, multi-faith approach. Pastoral care providers and religious leaders will find the unique, hands-on approach invaluable, as will members of support organisations and volunteer carers. It is also ideal for seminary and ministry students, counsellors, therapists and other care professionals. "Gives caregivers the tools to help dying and grieving persons face the best and worst that life has to offer. It is the worst, because death means the end of the attachments that make life worthwhile. It is the best, because it shows us what is truly meaningful and important in life. Mortality is a great gift if we have the knowledge and the courtesy to face it." - John D Morgan, in the Foreword.

Journeys Of Simplicity

Author : Philip Harnden
ISBN : 9781594731815
Genre : Literary Collections
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You are invited to consider a more graceful way of traveling through life. With arresting clarity, Journeys of Simplicity offers vignettes of forty travelers and the few, ordinary things they carried with them from place to place, from day to day, from birth to death."

How To Be A Perfect Stranger

Author : Arthur J. Magida
ISBN : UOM:49015002843796
Genre : Reference
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Helps the guest of any other faith to feel comfortable, participate to the fullest extent possible, and avoid violating anyone's religious principles

Celtic Christian Spirituality

Author : Mary C. Earle
ISBN : 9781594733024
Genre : Religion
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The Celtic Christians beheld the world around them and perceived the divine life of God as upholding every aspect of the material universe. Their prayers and poems, their liturgies and theological interpretations give Christians a sense of faith that is confident in a merciful and infinitely creative, healing God.

The Book Of Common Prayer

Author : Canon C. K. Robertson
ISBN : 9781594735240
Genre : Religion
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For centuries, Christians of different traditions and seekers from various backgrounds have found strength for their spiritual journey in The Book of Common Prayer (BCP). First composed in 1549 by Thomas Cranmer, Henry VIII's Archbishop of Canterbury, the BCP, alongside Shakespeare's works and the King James Bible, helped shape the English language. Today over seventy-five million Anglican Christians throughout the world use the BCP in public worship, and countless people Anglican and otherwise use it in their private devotional life. In this unique presentation of selections organized by themes such as "Belonging in God's Family," "Blessing in Times of Joy and Pain" and "Learning from Our Past" with facing-page commentary, C. K. Robertson offers fascinating insights into the history and heritage of the BCP. He also makes available the riches of this spiritual treasure chest for all who are interested in deepening their life of prayer, building stronger relationsh

How To Be A Perfect Stranger

Author : Stuart M. Matlins
ISBN : 9781594731402
Genre : Reference
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A guide to the rituals and celebrations of the major religions and denominations in the United States and Canada helps the well-meaning guest feel at ease when visiting other people's religious ceremonies. Original.

Finding A Spiritual Home

Author : Sidney Schwarz
ISBN : UOM:39015066751812
Genre : Business & Economics
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Offers a penetrating analysis of the American Jewish community, challenging American synagogues to respond to a generation of seekers and to satisfy the spiritual hunger of the "new America Jew."

Jewish Ritual

Author : Kerry M. Olitzky
ISBN : IND:30000096448059
Genre : Religion
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Two rabbis explore the historical meaning and contemporary use of ten Jewish rituals, including observing the Sabbath, keeping kosher, studying torah, prayers, and blessings. Original.

The Jewish Book Of Grief And Healing

Author : Stuart M. Matlins
ISBN : 9781580238526
Genre : Religion
File Size : 67. 17 MB
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This companion in sorrow offers compassionate guidance for putting the insights of Judaism into practice and finding new strength in ancient traditions. Beloved and respected spiritual leaders from across the Jewish denominational spectrum share insights from their experience, Jewish tradition and their personal encounters with grief and healing.

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