The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Cremation gaining acceptance

America's elders are leading the way in changing the way we dispose of bodily remains after death — choosing cremation over traditional burial. It's their major choice, says Jack Springer, executive director of the Chicago-based Cremation Association of North America. It's selected for more than 20 percent of all deaths now, up from less than 4 percent in the 1960s.

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