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  Burial (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
JOSHUA was buried "in the border of his inheritance in Timnath-serah" (Josh.
HEZEKIAH was buried in the mount of the sepulchres of the sons of David; "and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem did him honor at his death" (2 Chr.
In connection with the burial of Saul and his three sons, we meet for the first time with the practice of burning the dead (1 Sam.
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Christian burial is to be refused to suicides (this prohibition is as old as the fourth century; cf.
burial of the laity in a large parish; but in religious houses and where the facilities are at hand the service is generally carried out completely.
buried", he says, "that while his head lies to the West his feet are turned to the East, for thus he prays as it were by his very position and suggests that he is ready to hasten from the West to the East" (Ration.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03071a.htm   (8279 words)

  Burial Summary
Civilizations attempting genocide often employ mass burial for the people they kill in the genocide, as it is mechanically efficient, and coincides neatly with their goals of dehumanizing and destroying a segment of the population.
Burial at sea is the practice of depositing the body in an ocean or other large body of water instead of soil.
Space burial is still largely in the realm of science fiction as the cost of getting a body into space is prohibitively large, although several prominent figures have had their ashes launched into space after cremation.
www.bookrags.com /Burial   (4374 words)

  Burial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Coffins are usually covered by a burial liner or a burial vault, which protects the coffin from collapsing under the weight of the earth or floating away during a flood.
Civilizations attempting genocide often employ mass burial for the people they kill in the genocide, as it is mechanically efficient, and coincides neatly with their goals of dehumanizing and destroying a segment of the population.
Burial at sea is the practice of depositing the body in an ocean or other large body of water instead of soil.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Burial   (3941 words)

 Premature burial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Humans and animals may be buried alive intentionally (as a form of torture, execution), voluntarily (as a stunt, with the intention to escape), accidentally (e.g.
If interment (burial) is not reversed within a short period of time, it usually rapidly leads to death, usually through one or more of asphyxiation, dehydration, starvation, or (in cold climates) exposure.
In one instance around 1840, an Indian fakir was buried in the presence of an English military officer and under the supervision of the local maharajah, by being placed in a sealed bag in a wooden box in a vault.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Burial_alive   (1201 words)

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Austrian civilians bury former inmates in a mass grave in the Mauthausen concentration camp.
Austrian civilians dig a mass grave in the former SS soccer field in the Mauthausen concentration camp to bury the bodies of former inmates.
German civilians from Ludwigslust bury the corpses of prisoners killed in the Woebbelin concentration camp on the palace grounds of the Archduke of Mecklenburg.
www.ushmm.org /uia-cgi/uia_query/photos?hr=null&query=kw114682   (2009 words)

 Federal Trade Commission
Compounding this discomfort is the fact that some people "overspend" on a funeral or burial because they think of it as a reflection of their feelings for the deceased.
Burial vaults or grave liners, also known as burial containers, are commonly used in "traditional," full-service funerals.
All veterans are entitled to a free burial in a national cemetery and a grave marker.
www.ftc.gov /bcp/conline/pubs/services/funeral.htm   (5066 words)

 Burial or Cremation?
Burial is an essential part of the “gospel” since Paul defined the “gospel” as involving death, burial, and resurrection appearances.
Burial is the seal of death and resurrection is proof that death is not final (cf.
An attack on the symbol of burial and the anticipated resurrection of the body is an attack on important Christian doctrines.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - BURIAL:   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To be denied burial was the most humiliating indignity that could be offered to the deceased, for it meant "to become food for beasts of prey" (Deut.
In the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs, Judah enjoins his sons "not to bury him in costly garments nor to cut open his body" (for embalming), as is done to kings (Judah xxvi.; compare Josephus, "Contra Ap." ii.
Jannai, however—some versions have "R. Johanan"—wished to be buried in colored garments, saying: "Not in fl, lest I appear as a mourner among the righteous who are clad in white in paradise, nor in white, lest I be clad in festal garments when I should bewail my sad lot" (Yer.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=1607&letter=B   (2052 words)

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Hydriotaphia or Urn Burial or a Brief Discourse of the Sepulchral Urns lately found in Norfolk, is a Discourse published in 1658 by Sir Thomas Browne.
Its nominal subject was the discovery of a Bronze Age urn burial in Norfolk.
The Urn Burial has also been admired by Charles Lamb, Samuel Johnson, Jorge Luis Borges, and Ralph Waldo Emerson, who said of it that it "smells in every word of the sepulchre." Which was, of course, the exact effect Browne wished.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/h/hy/hydriotaphia__urn_burial.html   (399 words)

 Burial Benefits
Burial allowance: A reimbursement for expenses incurred in the burial of an eligible veteran.
The deceased veteran is to be buried in a national cemetery and he or she died of a service connected condition or, at the time of death, had a compensable service connected disability.
Burial in a national cemetery is open to all members of the Armed Forces and veterans discharged under conditions other than dishonorable, as well as their spouses, unremarried widow or widower and, under certain conditions, their children.
www.usd.edu /elderlaw/student_research/burial_benefits.htm   (1584 words)

Most of the burial practices are religious obligations that have a strong basis in Jewish tradition.
Burials are performed in cemeteries throughout the country.
Generally, the chevra kadisha, responsible for the burial, transports the deceased from the hospital in a hearse to the funeral procession.
www.jafi.org.il /education/lifecycle/burial/7.html   (1003 words)

It is customary to bury the deceased as soon as possible, so that there won't be a need to leave the corpse overnight without burial.
Burial in a coffin or in clothing other than shrouds is discouraged (under normal circumstances) according to traditional Jewish practice in Israel, so chevra kadishas will generally not agree to these requests.
This is the first meal that the mourners eat after the burial, and it is customary to eat round foods at it, such as eggs, lentils, and bagels, symbolizing the cycle of life and death.
www.jafi.org.il /education/lifecycle/burial/6.html   (2433 words)

 Ancestry.co.uk - Using Burial Permits as Resources
Before the body may be buried in the same area or transported to another city, state, or country for final disposition, a burial and/or transit permit is issued.
In the absence of a death certificate, a burial permit may provide you with the name of the deceased, the date of death, the age, the cause of death, the residence, and the location of interment.
Burial and transit permits may provide the only death information available for some of your ancestors, especially in the period before death certificates were required in some areas.
www.ancestry.co.uk /learn/library/article.aspx?article=829   (1068 words)

 burial - HighBeam Encyclopedia
BURIAL [burial] disposal of a corpse in a grave or tomb.
Prehistoric discoveries include both individual and communal burials, the latter indicating that pits or ossuaries were unsealed for later use or that servants or members of the family were slain to accompany the deceased.
Toothless Ancestors, Felicitous Descendants: The Rite of Secondary Burial in South Taiwan.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/b/burial.asp   (380 words)

 Sherburne County Veterans Services - Burial Benefits
The VA will pay a $300 burial and funeral expense allowance for deceased veterans who were, at the time of death, entitled to receive pension or compensation, or would have been entitled to receive compensation but for the receipt of military retired pay.
If the veteran is buried without charge for the cost of a plot or interment in a State-owned cemetery, used solely for burying persons eligible for burial in a national cemetery, the $300 plot allowance may be paid to the State.
Application for burial can be made by the next of kin or their funeral director, only at the time of death of the veteran (or that of an eligible dependent) by contacting the director of the national cemetery where burial is desired.
www.co.sherburne.mn.us /veterans/federal/burial.htm   (820 words)

 Burial at Sea; Naval ceremony for
The tradition of burial at sea is an ancient one.
Many burials at sea took place as recently as World War II when naval forces operated at sea for weeks, and months at a time.
Attention is sounded on the bugle or passed by word of mouth as the casket bearers, preceded by the chief master-at-arms, execute the Hand Salute as the cortege passes to the place selected for the committal.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq85-1.htm   (1463 words)

 Heritage Funeral Home - Burial
Burial is the practice of disposing of human remains by placing them in the earth, in a cemetery.
Before burial, it is traditional to select a casket and protective container, to have visitation at the funeral home with a display of photographs or personal effects and awards; a funeral ceremony with appropriate music can be held, after which family and friends accompany the deceased to the cemetery.
There is the funeral home services cost which varies according to the type of ceremony involved; the cost of the merchandise such as the casket and the protective container; the cost of a new plot (if there is not an existing family plot) and the cost of opening and closing the grave.
www.heritagefh.ca /english/burial.htm   (220 words)

 Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) :: Burial Benefits
Eligible veterans are entitled to certain burial benefits without any cost to the family, including burial in any of the 122 national cemeteries with available space.
Cremated remains are buried or inurned in national cemeteries in the same manner and with the same honors as casketed remains.
Burial benefits available for spouses and dependents buried in a national cemetery include burial with the veteran, perpetual care, and the spouse or dependents name and date of birth and death inscribed on the veteran’s headstone, at no cost to the family.
www.vfw.org /index.cfm?fa=vets.leveld&did=3737   (130 words)

Such burial ground shall remain open to the public, according to such regulations as may be made by the said court.
In any instance in which a cemetery company is informed or becomes aware that the cemetery company has buried or permitted the burial of a body in the wrong lot, it shall be the duty of the cemetery company to disinter the casket wrongfully buried, identify the casket and reinter it in the proper lot.
Relieve any person entering upon the premises of a historic burial place from any obligation which he may have in the absence of this act to exercise care in his use of the premises and in his activities on the premises or from the legal consequences of failure to employ such care.
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 Genealogy.com: Finding a burial place
To find an individual's burial place in church death records, you must at least know the individual's name, and either the name of the church where the ceremony was performed or the name of the clergyman that appears in the church death record.
To find an individual's burial place in an obituary, you must at least know the approximate date of death, the individual's full name at time of death, and the state and city or town where the death took place (or where the obituary was likely to have been published).
To find an individual's burial place in Bible records that are no longer in the family's possession, you must at least know the individual's full married name or maiden name, as well as the state and county in which the individual lived.
www.genealogy.com /00000465.html   (501 words)

 British Archaeology magazine, August 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: )
These burials are found in southern France, the northern Balkans, the Near East (Israel and Syria) and possibly from Central Asia, including the possible burials of infants at Mezmaiskaya Cave in the Caucasus and at Teshik Tash cave in Uzbekistan near the Afghan border.
An infant buried in a pit within the Dederiyeh Cave in Syria, for example, seems to have been placed after its joints had become disarticulated, but with some concern that bodily parts were placed in their correct anatomical order.
He was buried with a cap of mammoth ivory beads; four enigmatically-shaped, holed and incised antlers known as 'batons', a flint blade sourced from over 100 km away, and several other valuable possessions.
www.britarch.ac.uk /ba/ba66/feat1.shtml   (2998 words)

 Burial: Burial - PopMatters Music Review
Burial’s debut sits heavily in a cloud of the traditions and politics of Britain’s dance-music underground—2step and dubstep and techstep and so on.
Burial almost steps over the line into meandering atmospherics, but the commitment to the sound never falters, and it becomes one of the album’s most powerful statements.
Burial goes deeper, and is more genre-constrained, than the year’s other big dub-pop release, Various’ The World is Gone; this is both a limitation and a factor contributing to the asthetic beauty of the disc’s best moments.
www.popmatters.com /pm/music/reviews/7581/burial-burial   (797 words)

 SCIAA Policy on Human Burial Remains
The SCIAA maintains that the scientific and traditional interests in burial materials are legitimate; that human burial remains regardless of age, ethnic, racial or religious origin will be treated with dignity and respect; and, that the looting of graves is illegal.
Curated burial materials may not be displayed or placed on public view, except as required by researchers or the genetic/cultural descendants for the purposes of identification.
Nonetheless, burial materials should not be used as cover art; and, papers presented in poster sessions should avoid the depiction of burial materials.
www.cas.sc.edu /sciaa/burials.html   (2696 words)

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