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Re: Chinese Funeral Paper



I believe that Mary is right.  The funeral paper is called "sacrificial"
because it is meant to be burned in realtion to the death of a person.
Other uses for the paper are considered to be sacriligious.
Laura
http://purpleart.homestead.com/home.html
----- Original Message -----
From: Mary Hackney <mhackney@TCA.NET>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2000 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: Chinese Funeral Paper


> > and the shop owner told them that it was "sacrificial" to use it in this
> > > manner.
>
> Wouldn't its normal use(burning it), be sacrificial and any other use
> sacrilegious?
>
> Mary Hackney aka Synchronicity
>
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