How to be a Perfect Stranger: A Guide to Etiquette in Other People's Religious Ceremonies, Volume 1

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Wood Lake Publishing Inc., Jan 1, 1999 - Religious etiquette - 432 pages
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We North Americans live in a remarkably diverse society, and it's increasingly common to be invited to a wedding, funeral or other religious service of a friend, relative or coworker whose faith is different from our own.

Originally published by Jewish Lights Publishing, this easy-to-use guidebook helps the well-meaning guest feel comfortable, participate to the fullest extent possible, and avoid violating anyone's religious principles. Newly revised North American edition now includes Canadian statistics and information.
 

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User Review  - Lake_O_UCC - LibraryThing

At some time you may be invited to religious ceremonies or services that are not of our own tradition or faith. Entering this unfamiliar atmosphere can be awkward, but do a bit of reading ahead of time and you'll find many practical questions answered in this book. Read full review

How to Be a Perfect Stranger

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I bought this book as a gift for my daughter. She was very impressed. She uses it at work & in her life. The book is about protocol for different religious events. It includes many religions. Its easy ... Read full review

Contents

t t Contents J Acknowledgments
7
Introduction
11
National Conference of Christians and Jews
15
Assemblies of God
19
Baptist
37
Buddhist
53
The Christian Church Disciples of Christ
71
Christian Science Church of Christ Scientist
91
Jehovahs Witnesses
195
Jewish
207
Lutheran
243
Methodist
265
Mormon Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints
283
Presbyterian
301
Quaker Religious Society
321
Roman Catholic
339

Churches of Christ
103
Episcopalian and Anglican
119
Greek Orthodox
139
Hindu
157
Islam
173
Seventhday Adventist
369
United Church of Christ
393
Glossary
413
Calendar of Religious Holidays and Festivals
419
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About the author (1999)

Arthur J. Magida is a freelance editor and author.

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