From its origins as a Celtic pagan ceremony to its celebration of all things gruesome and ghoulish today, Halloween has been reinvented over the centuries.
While some conservative Christians view Halloween as “devil worship”, finding a way to honour the dead is an important tradition in our generally death-denying society.
The pain of grief is part of human existence. Daoist and Confucian philosophy can help find meaning in grief.
For medieval cultures, the dying process and death itself was a ‘transition,’ not a rupture.
Although ‘Game of Thrones’ -style funeral pyres are still out of bounds, Americans are increasingly turning to cheaper, greener and more meaningful ways to dispose of their loved ones’ bodies.
Everything you need to know about the history of Halloween.