"If you are walking in Charleston, you are walking on someone's grave."--Sue Bennett, Charleston tour guide

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Funeral and Religious Practices Around the World and in the United States

We will review more funeral customs from around the world, past and present.  This YouTube video looks at several, which helps illustrate how very different such practices can be.

Viking Ship Burning Funeral 

               Tibetan sky burial 
        (Images found on the Internet)

In America, different religions have specific customs and practices regarding funerals and disposition of the dead through burials, cremations, etc. This article from a Wichita, Kansas newspaper compares and contrasts the most widely practiced U.S. religions.

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