Question: questions try to identify as many cultural religious and community...
Try to identify as many cultural, religious, and community practices surrounding death as possible. Think about the meaning or psychosocial function of these practices.
How do death, burial, and mourning rituals relate to the status and meaning of the deceased person?
How do these rituals help those who are bereaved?
Do the rituals contribute to a continuing sense of community?
Relate to the protection or preservation of the deceased person’s immortal soul?
How are rituals related to the continuing relationship between the living and the dead?
How might positive resolution of generativity vs. stagnation help reduce death anxiety?