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The Karma of Misfortune?

How do we make sense of tragedy?

01/30/01

Funeral Etiquette

Find out proper burials for interfaith couples. By Arthur Magida

01/11/01

Rites of Transition

Hindu death rituals

01/29/01

Is There Jewish Life After Death?

Rabbi David Wolpe answers

01/22/01

Interfaith Deathbed Decisions

Making choices for a dying loved one of another faith

01/17/01

Bringing the Dead to Life

Other faiths are incorporating Mexico's Dia de los Muertos to celebrate memories of loved ones.

By Peter Morales

10/27/2000

Ties That Bind

The Jewish ritual of preparing the body for burial is a tradition of sacred fellowship.

By Michelle Friedman

10/13/2000

Reclaiming Samhain

Suggestions for honoring our dead as part of Samhain, the Witches' New Year.

By Starhawk

10/12/2000

Respect for a Sacred Society

In modern-day Jewish burials, the beauty of tahara has the reverence it once had long ago.

By Rabbi Elchonon Zohn

10/13/2000

Mourner's Kaddish

See the prayer said during Yom Kippur in remembrance of the dearly departed.

By Lisa Schamess

10/06/2000

Interfaith Grief

How should mixed-religion families commemorate the death of a loved one?

07/27/00

By David Wolfe

Cremation Basics

De-mystifying a growing alternative to burial

06/20/00

By Rob Baker

Tombstone Abuse

Mormons' loving care of their families' graves can do more harm than good.

06/13/00

By Terence L. Day

Staring Death Down

A review of Buddhist teacher Larry Rosenberg's new book explores the liberation to be found in confronting death.

06/03/00

By Amy P. Gross

Archbishop Says Funerals About God, Not the Dead

Irish Catholic leaders call for stricter enforcement of the Church's ban on eulogies at funeral mass.

05/09/00

From Catholic News Service

Waiting in Joyful Hope

Preparations for a Greek Orthodox memorial service prompt thoughts of death, birth, and rebirth.

04/25/00

By Mary Sawyer

Rituals for the Dying

The Catholic sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick.

04/11/00

By Mary Gordon

The Trivialization of Death

In our death-averse society, we can miss the significance of human loss-- and of the Christian promise of resurrection.

03/28/00

By Lilian Callas Barger

The Essence of a Protestant Funeral

The memorial service as an affirmation of faith.

03/12/00

By Reverend Campbell Gillon

Dede Korkut and the Angel of Death

In this Sufi tale, true love saves a soul.

03/03/00

By Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani

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