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HARDCOVER - The Good Funeral: Death, Grief, and the Community of Care

HARDCOVER - The Good Funeral: Death, Grief, and the Community of Care


Author: Thomas G. Long

Brand: Brand: Westminster John Knox Press


ISBN: 066423853X

Number Of Pages: 252

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Release Date: 2013-09-13


Two of the most authoritative voices on the funeral industry come together here in one volume to discuss the current state of the funeral. Through their different lenses―one as a preacher and one as a funeral director―Thomas G. Long and Thomas Lynch alternately discuss several challenges facing "the good funeral," including the commercial aspects that have led many to be suspicious of funeral directors, the sometimes tense relationship between pastors and funeral directors, the tendency of modern funerals to exclude the body from the service, and the rapid growth in cremation. The book features forewords from Patrick Lynch, President of the National Funeral Directors Association, and Barbara Brown Taylor, highly praised author and preacher. It is an essential resource for funeral directors, morticians, and pastors, and anyone else interested in current funeral practices.

EAN: 9780664238537

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