Pastoral Thanatology Program Superstitions Surrounding Death

Death and Dying Superstitions

Because death is mysterious, there will always be superstitions associated with it
Because death is mysterious, there will always be superstitions associated with it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Death and Dying involves the unknown and due to this, superstitions will follow.

Chris Raymond explores some of this superstitions about death in his article “13 Superstitions About Death and Dying” from about.com

“While people generally view superstitions with mild amusement these days, it is amazing how many of us still knock on wood to avoid tempting fate, cross our fingers for luck, or avoid walking beneath a ladder “just in case.” Here are 13 superstitions concerning death and dying that persist today and possible explanations of their origins. You may take them as seriously (or not) as you wish!”

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