A Funeral Manual

Paperback | August 9, 1994

byPerry Biddle

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A sensitive resource for planning and conducting Christian funerals and providing pastoral care to the bereaved. Written from the perspective of the resurrection of the body rather than that of the immortality of the soul, this book seeks to make the funeral service a celebration of hope. Includes a selection of funeral rites, selecting music, and developing church policy statements.

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This book features the new Presbyterian liturgy 'The Funeral: A Service of Witness to the Resurrection.' There is a new sermon for the funeral of one who completed suicide, plus a section of suggested readings on suicide. The music for funerals has been revised and supplemented. Appropriate Scripture passages are included.

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A sensitive resource for planning and conducting Christian funerals and providing pastoral care to the bereaved. Written from the perspective of the resurrection of the body rather than that of the immortality of the soul, this book seeks to make the funeral service a celebration of hope. Includes a selection of funeral rites, selecting music, and developing church policy statements.

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This book features the new Presbyterian liturgy 'The Funeral: A Service of Witness to the Resurrection.' There is a new sermon for the funeral of one who completed suicide, plus a section of suggested readings on suicide. The music for funerals has been revised and supplemented. Appropriate Scripture passages are included.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pagesPublished:August 9, 1994Publisher:WM. B. EERDMANS PUBLISHING CO.

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:080280697X

ISBN - 13:9780802806970

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