Religion: Christian liturgy

Denison, K. 1998

‘The theology and liturgy of funerals: a view from the Church in Wales’, Mortality, 4:1, 63-74.

Gittos, H. 2013

Liturgy, Architecture and Sacred Places in Anglo-Saxon England, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gopp, A. 2007

‘Ritualizing with the poor: the potters’ field memorial service’, Liturgy, 23:1, 15-19.

Goyvaerts S. & Vande Keere N. 2020

‘Liturgy and landscape – re-activating Christian funeral rites through adaptive reuse of a rural church and its surroundings as a columbarium and urn cemetery’, Religions, 11:8, 407.

Hubert, O. 2003

‘Espaces sacrés, distribution des corps et groupes sociaux dans le Québec rural des 18e et 19e siècles, Annales de Bretagne et des Pays d L’Ouest, 110-4, 115-124.

Mathijssen, B. 2013

‘Pastors and relatices: enacting Protestant and Catholic funeral liturgies in the Netherlands’, in E. Venbrux, T. Quartier, C. Venhost & B. Mathijssen (eds) Changing European Deathways, Wien: Lit Verlag, 213-238.

Rowell, G. 1977

The Liturgy of Christian Burial: An Introductory Survey of the Historical Development of Christan Burial Rites, London: SPCK.

Stewart, B. 2014

‘The place of earth in Lutheran funeral rites: Mapping the current terrain’, Dialog, 53:2, 118–126.

Vanca, D. 2009

‘Liturgy of funerals in the Orthodox Church at the end of the 17th and beginning of the 18th entury, reflected in the first Romanian printed books’, in M. Rotar, V. Tudor Roşu & H. Frisby (eds) Proceedings of the Dying and Death in 18th-21st Century Europe, Cluj-Napoca: Accent, 383-392.


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