How to Be a Perfect Stranger Volume 2: A Guide to Etiquette in Other People's Religious Ceremonies

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Stuart M. Matlins, Arthur J. Magida
Wood Lake Publishing Inc., 1999 - Religion - 432 pages
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We live in a remarkably diverse society, and it is increasingly common to be invited to a wedding, funeral or other religious service of a friend, relative or co-worker 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

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User Review  - dbcelia - Overstock.com

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

Bahai
43
Holy Days and Festivals
49
Home Celebrations
59
Christian and Missionary Alliance61
61
Life Cycle Events
67
Home Celebrations
79
The Christian Congregation
81
Church of the Brethren
97
Native AmericanFirst Nations
233
Orthodox Churches
249
Pentecostal Church of God
277
Holy Days and Festivals
283
Funerals and Mourning
292
Reformed Church in America
297
Sikh
319
Unitarian Universalist
349

Church of the Nazarene
125
Evangelical Free Church 145
165
International Pentecostal
185
MennoniteAmish
207

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