People also ask
Does the Bible prohibit cremation?
There is nothing in the Bible that forbids cremation as a means of disposing a person’s body. It’s true that burial was the common practice in the Bible, and cremation was rare. When cremation was practiced in the Bible, it showed contempt of person as mentioned in Joshua 7:25.
How do Christians feel about cremation?
Christian Standpoints on Cremations Catholic. As mentioned above, in the past, the Catholic Church did not support the practice of cremation. … Lutheran. Lutherans are accepting of cremation, and the choice to cremate will pose no interference for a traditional Lutheran ceremony. Methodist. … Anglican/Episcopalian. … Eastern Orthodox. … Presbyterian. … Baptist. … Mormon. … Quaker. …
Is cremation against Christian religion?
Yes, cremation is allowed in Christianity. For example the Catholic Church permits cremation, provided that it does not demonstrate a denial of the resurrection of the body. The body is destroyed (only more slowly) by burial in the ground in any case so neither method affects the likelihood of a person meriting heaven.
Does cremation conflict with the Bible?
Ultimately, cremation is an acceptable means of dealing with the dead. Cremation doesn’t conflict with the Bible nor does it interfere with God’s ability to resurrect the dead. The question of cremation is within the realm of Christian freedom.