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Changing Attitudes and Practices James K. Crissman ... have delineated a
variety of superstitious beliefs and practices related to the period immediately
following death . ... Of those who had , many did not know the origin of the
Changing Attitudes and Practices James K. Crissman ... Around 1000 B . C . , the
Greeks began to practice cremation and place the ashes in a clay coffin or urn . '
The Romans , like the Greeks , practiced earth burial as well as cremation .
Changing Attitudes and Practices James K. Crissman ... However , it was
certainly not a practice for the common person . As Christianity developed , “ the
funeral oration honoring those of merit was taken over from non - Christian
practice ; and ...
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Death and dying in central Appalachia: changing attitudes and practicesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Crissman (sociology, Illinois Benedictine Coll.) presents a scholarly investigation of the funeral customs of the Central Appalachian region. The author maintains that the isolation and ... Read full review
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