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Near the exit : travels with the not-so-grim reaper / Lori Erickson.

Erickson, Lori, (author.).


Near the exit examines how different cultures confront and have confronted death.

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  • ISBN: 9780664265670
  • ISBN: 0664265677
  • Physical Description: 171 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-170).
Formatted Contents Note:
A tutorial in death -- In the field of reeds: Egypt -- God's waiting room: nursing homes -- Joining the ancestors: among the Maori in New Zealand -- Entering the shadowlands: hospice -- Descending the nine layers: with the Aztecs and the Mayans -- Crossing the Jordan: funerals -- With the gurus on the mountain top: Crestone, Colorado -- Resting in peace: graveyards -- Welcoming sister death: Rome and Assisi.
Subject: Burial > History.
Cemeteries > History.
Death > Religious aspects.
Death > History.
Funeral rites and ceremonies > History.
Pilgrims and pilgrimages.
Death > Religious aspects.
Pilgrims and pilgrimages.

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