Lutheran Funeral Customs

Lutheran Funeral Service Rituals

In the latter part of the 15th century, Martin Luther, a German, was one of many who objected to the Roman Catholic teaching that one is saved by faith and good works. In contrast, he believed in being saved by simply following Jesus. He also believed that the church should conduct services in the languages […]


Islamic Funeral Customs and Service Rituals

The word “Islam” means the “achievement of peace with Allah [God] and man, and complete resignation to Allah in thoughts, words, beliefs, and deeds.” Moslems, the followers of the Islamic religion, live by the Koran. The Koran teaches: There is one God, Allah. There is a day of judgment and a life after death. God […]


Roman Catholic Funeral Service Rituals

Overview of Beliefs and Practices “Roman Catholic” refers to the Christian church that recognizes the Pope and Vatican as the authority and representation of God’s teachings. Today, there are about 1.2 billion Roman Catholics around the world. Catholics teach that Jesus died to redeem man from sin. They believe in immortality and that in death […]


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