|How do religions differ in their funerary rituals
and in their use of |
death fears as mechanisms of social control?
|"We have our
being in a life that we know; we are struck down into a death that we can
only surmise." --Needham, 1970|
Religion has played an important role in assisting people with their understandings of death. In our research we have examined in detail the ideas of the Catholic, Mormon, and Jewish faiths in relation to death.
|THE DEATH CHICKS:|
Death and Dying, Spring 2002
Trinity University, Dr. Kearl
|So a Catholic
Priest, a Mormon
President, and a Jewish
walk into a bar...
Here's what they had to say about death.
|After listening to the conversations of these three religious leaders, we have made some interpretations on religion's use of death fears as a mechanism of social control.|
The information provided on these pages was taken directly from interviews with religious clergy, therefore we are not held accountable for any inconsistencies in material.
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