Religion: Pagan Burial

"Why not give up our Egyptian funerals, and make them Christian?" Thus, in its current issue, the Protestant Episcopal semimonthly Churchman. Said the Churchman:

"If we truly believe that the spirit lives, and that the corpse is an outworn tent in which it no longer dwells, why not treat it so? But the Prayer Book still commits it to the ground from which it is supposed to come, where it is to rest until the archangel's trumpet summons it to rise incorruptible. We once heard of a funeral which seems far more Christian. The...

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