A History of a Jewish Burial Society: An Examination of Secularization

Author: Schneider, Mareleyn
Year:1991
Pages:350
ISBN:0-7734-9950-4
978-0-7734-9950-8
Price:219.95
This work has two subjects: a monograph dealing with one of the most ancient Jewish acts, acquiring a cemetery plot; and one of the oldest elements in the American Jewish communal structure, the burial society. It is a critique of secularization theory. Provides information on the history, role in the contemporary world, and function in a highly secular society of the Jewish burial society.