Embryo Jewelry & the Disposal of Human Bodies

What do we do with the remains of our loved ones? Must Christians choose burial, or is cremation an option? The topic is endlessly discussed and considered in blog posts, literature, ethics reviews, and now, even in a car commercial. In its newest campaign, Volkswagen portrays a family, including Grandmother, trekking across the U.S. with Grandpa's cremated remains, visiting places Grandpa would have wanted to see. At journey's end, a grandson pours...

 

is the Executive Director of The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity in Deerfield, Illinois.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #42, fall 2017 Copyright © 2019 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo42/treasured-remains