A Funeral Manual by Perry BiddleA Funeral Manual by Perry Biddle

A Funeral Manual

byPerry Biddle

Paperback | August 9, 1994

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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.
An author and retired minister of Middle TennesseePresbytery, Presbyterian Church (USA). He is a graduate ofDavidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, UnionTheological Seminary in Virginia in Richmond, Virginia, andVanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He alsostudied at New College, University of Edinburgh inScotland.
Title:A Funeral ManualFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 6.75 × 4.62 × 0.68 inPublished:August 9, 1994Publisher:WM. B. EERDMANS PUBLISHING CO.

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:080280697X

ISBN - 13:9780802806970


From Our Editors

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.