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Date of Award
Master of Arts in Liturgical Studies
School of Theology and Seminary
Allan Bouley OSB
Christianity | Liturgy and Worship | Missions and World Christianity
In this essay, after giving some details about the richness and the defects in Christian funerals in China, I also analyze why do these richness and effects happen in Christian funeral in China: all these happen because of inculturation of Christian funeral in China.
Focusing on the future, I give some suggestions that can cope with the deficiencies. In the last part, I suggest some pastoral aspects for the inculturation of Christian funeral in China. I do believe that good funeral rites are not the final purpose of renewing the liturgy; rather the improvement of our Christian faith within Chinese culture and background is our primary purpose.
Wu, Qinjing Martin, "Inculturation of Christian Funerals in China" (2002). School of Theology and Seminary Graduate Papers/Theses. 1434.
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