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A New Study Links Fried Potatoes and Early Death:Researchers look for connections between fried foods and mortality
Film Review: OWN TV’s “Serving Life”:An inmate-staffed hospice program in one of the roughest prisons in the U.S.
Secular Funerals and Rituals Are Becoming More Common:Rituals help atheists, agnostics and the otherwise religiously unaffiliated move through grief
Tag Archives: Funeral Pyre
Hey Cremation Association of North America (CANA), what's up with the new definition of "cremation"?
I write this with the greatest of disappointment. As a former CANA (Cremation Association of North America) member for many years, I’m discouraged by the organization having allowed a redefinition of “cremation” to sometimes not include fire. Come on CANA … Continue reading
Contrary to pop culture depictions, Norse burial funerals were conservative affairs reflective of religious belief
While the words “Viking Funeral” may call to mind images of grandly burning pyres, warrior heroes laid to waste, set to sea to have their ship lit from afar by a burning arrow, much of this is the work of … Continue reading
The conclusion of SevenPonds’ conversation with the Crestone End-of-Life Project director
Last week, we published the first part of our interview with Stephanie, whose organization CEOLP operates one of the nation’s only legal open-air cremation sites. Today we find out a bit more about the Colorado site and the experiences of … Continue reading
The Crestone End-of-Life Project director talks to us about her organization and its singular open-air cremation site
While funeral pyres are common in places like India, the practice of open-air cremation is still very rare in the United States. Yet there has been a shift towards non-traditional burial methods. In the small town of Crestone, CO, Stephanie … Continue reading