The Resource From this world to the next : Christian identity and funerary rites in Nepal, Bal Krishna Sharma, (ebook)

From this world to the next : Christian identity and funerary rites in Nepal, Bal Krishna Sharma, (ebook)

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From this world to the next : Christian identity and funerary rites in Nepal
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From this world to the next
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Christian identity and funerary rites in Nepal
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Bal Krishna Sharma
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eng
Summary
This book explores and analyses funerary rite struggles in a nation where Christianity is a comparatively recent phenomenon, and many families have Christian and Hindu, Buddhist and Traditionalist (kiranti) members, who go through traumatic experiences at the death of their family members. The context of mixed affiliation raises questions of social, psychological and religious identity for Christian converts, which are particularly acute after a death in their family. Using empirical research, the focus is on the question of adaptation and identity in relation to church life, within the familial and social sphere of individual Christians and within the wider society in which they live, particularly with reference to death and disposal. The author has used an applied theological approach to explore and analyse the findings in order to address the issue of funerary rites with which the Nepalese church is struggling
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Sharma, Bal Krishna
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Regnum studies in mission
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  • Funeral service
  • Rites and ceremonies
  • Death
  • Identification (Religion)
  • Christianity and culture
  • Electronic books
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adult
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From this world to the next : Christian identity and funerary rites in Nepal, Bal Krishna Sharma, (ebook)
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txt
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781911372509
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11971586
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11971586
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MWT11971586
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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From this world to the next : Christian identity and funerary rites in Nepal, Bal Krishna Sharma, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781911372509
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11971586
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11971586
System control number
MWT11971586
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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