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「道成了肉身,住在我們中間,充充滿滿的有恩典(Charis)有真理(Alethia)。我們也見過他的榮光,正是父獨生子的榮光。」(約翰福音1:14)

Taiwanese students ‘buried’ to appreciate life

From YeinJee’s blog:

A group of female students in Taiwan’s Jen-Teh Medical School took part in a ‘death ceremony’ of themselves to learn to appreciate life.

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The 10 students took part in the special course (under professor’s supervision) in which they were dressed in funeral shrouds, and were asked to write their death-will and read it out loud before being ‘buried’ in a coffin for 10 minutes.

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They probably got the idea from the Thai’s coffin ritual (which was adapted into a popular horror movie) in which the participants would be cleansed of their past and ready for a new life, according to those who believe.

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The students who took part claimed that they felt great to be ‘alive’ after the ceremony and will appreciate their life more. Image via Xinhuanet [Cn].

Isn’t this what Christian baptism should be like, and even more?

 


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