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Memento mori the dead among us by Paul Koudounaris

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Catacombs,
  • Burial,
  • Ossuaries,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementPaul Koudounaris
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGT3150 .K68 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination215 pages
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27180478M
ISBN 100500517789
ISBN 109780500517789
LC Control Number2014944638
OCLC/WorldCa881207927

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Nov 01,  · Memento Mori--"Remember you must die"--is the persistent message that intrudes itself into the characters here, a collection of very elderly Englishmen and women of the mid's. Don't be put off by the message, although most of the characters are. This is not a gruesome book.5/5(5). Memento Mori: Prayers on the Last Things is a beautiful prayer book that helps you pray with and meditate on death and the afterlife. Remembrance of the Last Things, beginning with death, opens our hearts to the work God wants to do in us before our last day on earth. What did you love best about Memento Mori? The setting of Ruth Downie's book. You actually feel like you are living in that time. Oh and the humor in the book is just as great as the setting. Who was your favorite character and why? Tilla is my favorite character. She is a strong woman who knows how to successfully navigate various situations. When Theresa Aletheia Noble, FSP, began keeping a ceramic skull on her desk and tweeting about it, she had no idea she'd be starting a movement. Her daily tweets about memento mori - Latin for "remember your death" -contained quotes and insights that have inspired others to remember death Brand: Pauline Books & Media.