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Ashes to ashes

TJI Pick
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Published: 1 November 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Why did the Catholic Church ban the spreading of ashes? – Candida Moss – The Daily Beast 30.10.16
Historically speaking, both the theology and practice of burial have responded to changing political and social climates.

And see: More Jews opt for cremation – Josh Nathan-Kazis – The Forward 27.07.12
Jews are increasingly choosing to be cremated, funeral professionals say, despite Jewish law and thousands of years of tradition.


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