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As there are many beliefs when it comes to mourning, the colors of mourning are just as vibrant.

As there are many beliefs when it comes to mourning, the colors of mourning are just as vibrant. Bright colors, like reds are inappropriate for any mourning occasion.

SAVANNAH. A Funeral Fit for a King.

Week 7, Storytelling: A Funeral Fit for a King

Week Storytelling: A Funeral Fit for a King

Unmounted paper fan leaf. Lithographed and hand colored mourning scene: woman with child placing wreaths at tomb left on silvered background.

Lithographed and hand colored mourning scene: woman with child placing wreaths at tomb left on silvered background.

The lying in state of a body (prothesis) attended by family members, with the women ritually tearing their hair, depicted on a terracotta pinax by the Gela Painter, latter 6th century BC

Gela Painter (Greek, active ca.) Period: half century BC Medium: terracotta Attica, Greece (Place of Origin)

During Kelli Swazey's TED Talk, she shows a slide of a Torajan family with their deceased relative. Although they celebrate the dead it that is what I am focusing on because I wanted to mention death because the sacrament only talks about the living so I wanted to change it up. The dead is very important to this culture and imagine what they must have done when the deceased were alive.(Dylan)

During Kelli Swazey's TED Talk, she shows a slide of a Torajan family with their deceased relative. Although they celebrate the dead it that is what I am focusing on because I wanted to mention death because the sacrament only talks about the living so I wanted to change it up. The dead is very important to this culture and imagine what they must have done when the deceased were alive.(Dylan)

...where might we be today. There was a time when Christianity ruled every aspect of Western thought and life. It was called the Dark Ages!

1525 - The Swiss Anabaptist Movement is founded when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptize each other in the home of Manz's mother in Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union

Islam came to west Africa in the 11th century and remains the predominant religion in most countries in that region. An estimated 90% of Malians are Muslim (mostly Sunni and Sufi), approximately 5% are Christian (about two-thirds Roman Catholic and one-third Protestant) and the remaining 5% adhere to indigenous or traditional animist beliefs. Atheism and agnosticism are believed to be rare among Malians, most of whom practice their religion on a daily basis.

Islam came to west Africa in the 11th century and remains the predominant religion in most countries in that region. An estimated 90% of Malians are Muslim (mostly Sunni and Sufi), approximately 5% are Christian (about two-thirds Roman Catholic and one-third Protestant) and the remaining 5% adhere to indigenous or traditional animist beliefs. Atheism and agnosticism are believed to be rare among Malians, most of whom practice their religion on a daily basis.

Violin idol,  Ancient Near East.  circa 2700 - 2100 B.C.E.  Representations of the agricultural fertility "Mother Goddess" were commonly buried in graves, particularly those of children, likely indicating a belief in life after death.

Violin idol, Ancient Near East. circa 2700 - 2100 B. Representations of the agricultural fertility "Mother Goddess" were commonly buried in graves, particularly those of children, likely indicating a belief in life after death.

We can stay connected to them by creating our own special rituals, says psychologist and grief expert Kim Bateman.

Faith, human sciences: Funeral practices are deeply ingrained in culture and reflect beliefs and values. Here, take a look at just a few interesting funeral traditions from around the world.

Human Circulatory System  -  This is the post of someone who donated the grammar part of his brain for science.

Human Circulatory System

Funny pictures about Human Circulatory System. Oh, and cool pics about Human Circulatory System. Also, Human Circulatory System photos.

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