Readings for Remembrance: A Collection for Funerals and Memorial Services

Readings for Remembrance A Collection for Funerals and Memorial Services My aim in gathering these readings has been to counter the isolation that visits the bereaved in our society writes Eleanor Munro in her wonderful introduction to remind us all that loss is the fund

  • Title: Readings for Remembrance: A Collection for Funerals and Memorial Services
  • Author: Eleanor Munro Various
  • ISBN: 9780140280647
  • Page: 180
  • Format: Paperback
  • My aim in gathering these readings has been to counter the isolation that visits the bereaved in our society, writes Eleanor Munro in her wonderful introduction, to remind us all that loss is the fundamental human experience, universally shared and collectively survived generation after generation In Readings for Remembrance, she brings together a rich and thoughtful My aim in gathering these readings has been to counter the isolation that visits the bereaved in our society, writes Eleanor Munro in her wonderful introduction, to remind us all that loss is the fundamental human experience, universally shared and collectively survived generation after generation In Readings for Remembrance, she brings together a rich and thoughtful selection of writings from a vast range of sources from scripture and hymns, Milton and Montaigne, to Stevens, D H Lawrence, and other modern and postmodern poets as well as useful indexes and suggestions for music Examining the ways we respond to death, the importance of memorial services and ritual, and how we pay tribute to loved ones, the writings collected here offer profound wisdom and solace for both reader and audience.

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    • dara says:

      I'm the first person to rate or review this book. At this point I don't have anything to offer comparison because it is the first of its kind I have read, and perhaps, comparison would be the best method of review for a compilation that is intended for such a purpose as this one: to aid those in mourning and to offer quotations that may be used at funeral and memorial services, or which might simply serve as a reminder that one is not alone in grieving. As far as presentation is concerned, the b [...]

    • Arven says:

      I always return to this book everytime I feel hopeless. These are great collections of works about the pangs of losing someone one loves and numerous works of literature to deal this unavoidable reality that every human being on earth must endure: death.

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