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Homo Necans: Interpretationen Altgriechischer Opferriten Und Mythen Walter Burkert

Homo Necans: Interpretationen Altgriechischer Opferriten Und Mythen

Walter Burkert

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ISBN : 9783110808476
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378 pages
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Blood sacrifice, the ritual slaughter of animals, has been basic to religion through history, so that it survives in spiritualized form even in Christianity. How did this violent phenomenon achieve the status of the sacred? This question is examinedMoreBlood sacrifice, the ritual slaughter of animals, has been basic to religion through history, so that it survives in spiritualized form even in Christianity. How did this violent phenomenon achieve the status of the sacred? This question is examined in Walter Burkerts famous study.