Is It OK for Christians to Be Cremated? | Episode 61

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According to the National Funeral Directors Association, approximately 58 percent of people in the U.S. are now cremated at death. That number has risen dramatically in recent years, and is expected to keep climbing. Experts note that religion is a major influence in the decision of how to dispose of the body at death. For example, until 1963, the Roman Catholic Church prohibited cremation for members.

Does cremation violate God’s Word, or is it an acceptable choice for believers? Dr. David K. Bernard answers this question by explaining the Scriptural view of the human body and how it relates to cremation.

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