The Routledge Handbook of Death and the Afterlife.

Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Part I The study of dying, death, and grief: an overview -- 1 Introduction -- 2 State of the field of death in the United States -- 3 Brain death and the politics of religion -- 4 Understanding grief:...

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Main Author: Cann, Candi
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Milton Routledge 2018
Series/Journal:Routledge Handbooks in Religion Ser
Further subjects:B Electronic books
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Parallel Edition:Erscheint auch als: 9781138682160
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Summary:Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Part I The study of dying, death, and grief: an overview -- 1 Introduction -- 2 State of the field of death in the United States -- 3 Brain death and the politics of religion -- 4 Understanding grief: theoretical perspectives -- Part II Disposal of the dead: past, present, and future -- 5 Symbolizing imperial affiliation in death: case studies from the Inka empire (ad 1400-1532) -- 6 The Romanian Orthodox Church and issues of cremation -- 7 Reframing sites of the dead in Brazil -- 8 Stand by me: the fear of solitary death and the need for social bonds in contemporary Japan -- 9 Politics of death and mortuary rituals in Trinidadian Hinduism -- 10 The right to be dead: designing Future Cemeteries -- Part III Representations of death: narratives and rhetoric -- 11 Post Mortem (2010): Saint Salvador Allende and historical autopsy -- 12 Mourning deaths and constructing afterlives in the Red Army at war -- 13 Corpses that preach: Óscar Romero and the martyred priests of El Salvador -- 14 Photographing human finitude: philosophical reflections on photographs of death -- 15 De imago to word: the exile of the dead from parish symbolism in Reformation England -- Part IV Youth meets death: a juxtaposition -- 16 The comprehension of death and afterlife in children -- 17 The effects of parental death on religiosity within an American context -- 18 Ashes to ashes: continuing bonds in young adulthood in the Netherlands -- Part V Questionable deaths and afterlives: suicide, ghosts, and avatars -- 19 Exeunt: the question of suicide at the origin of early Christianity -- 20 How not to become a ghost: tales of female suicide martyrs in sixteenth-century Vietnamese 'transmissions of marvels' (truyền kỳ).
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ISBN:1134817347