A Christian Funeral (Worship Matters (Augsburg Fortress))

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9780806651484: A Christian Funeral (Worship Matters (Augsburg Fortress))
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In recent years, pressure has come upon North American society to jettison the Christian funeral and opt instead for the services of a funeral business. In the context of such pressures, the church has had a difficult time asserting the promise of the resurrection or even articulating why that promise is crucial at the time of death and burial. Quivik helps the reader explore the deeper meaning of the Christian funeral so that the resources of private businesses in the burial event can be put to their proper use.

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Dr. Melinda Quivik is a minister, writer, and lecturer from Houghton, MI. She earned her Bachelor?s from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, her Master of Divinity from Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia (LTSP), and her PhD from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California with a focus on worship and preaching. From 2005-2010, she served as Professor of Worship and Preaching at LTSP. Before her graduate work, she served as a pastor in churches in Montana and Minnesota. Her writings include multiple publications through Augsburg Fortress Publishers, essays for the ELCA Worship Office, New Westminster Dictionary of Christian Theology, as well as multiple publications.

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