Baskin, Judith. The Cambridge Dictionary of Judaism and Jewish Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Print. Baskin provides a short summary as to how Jews practice their funeral rites to their deceased, from the time of their death to the mourning period. Baskin also stated several superstitions believed by the Jews throughout the mourning and funeral period.
Bradshaw, Paul. The New SCM Dictionary of Liturgy and Worship. London: SCM Press, 2002. Print.
Bradshaw outlines as to how early Christians to modern Christians celebrate funeral rites for their love ones. He also outlines as to how Christians had changed to ...