Eternal Remains: World Mummification and the Beliefs That Make It Necessary

Eternal Remains: World Mummification and the Beliefs That Make It Necessary

by Ken Jeremiah

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Eternal Remains: World Mummification and the Beliefs That Make It Necessary by Ken Jeremiah

Eternal Remains: World Mummification and the Beliefs that make it Necessary provides a comprehensive introduction to bodily preservation in worldwide cultures. It is unique, as it focuses on the religious and spiritual beliefs that necessitated the practice.

Eternal Remains: World Mummification and the Beliefs that make it Necessary provides an overview of mummification, but it concentrates on the reasons behind the act. It investigates the justification for preserving dead bodies, and in so doing, probes the true nature of both life and death.

Author Bio: Dr. Ken Jeremiah has written extensively about history, religion, and critical thinking. His previous books include Remnants of a Distant Past, Christian Mummification, Living Buddhas, Aikido Ground Fighting, and If the Samurai Played Golf...Zen Strategies for a Winning Game. He teaches world language and comparative religion courses, and currently resides in Narragansett, RI.

Keywords: Religion, Mummies, Christian, Buddhist, Inca, Jivaro, Tutankhamen, Death, Incorruptible, Tarim

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781622874934
Publisher: First Edition Design Publishing
Publication date: 01/14/2014
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dr. Ken Jeremiah has written extensively about history, religion, and critical thinking. His previous books include Remnants of a Distant Past, Christian Mummification, Living Buddhas, Aikido Ground Fighting, and If the Samurai Played Golf...Zen Strategies for a Winning Game. He teaches world language and comparative religion courses, and currently resides in Narragansett, RI.

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