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Title:
Abraham's curse : child sacrifice in the legacies of the West
Author:
Chilton, Bruce.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Doubleday, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
259 pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The test -- Sacrificial species, human offerings -- Martyrdom, the Jewish invention -- Blood of the Lamb -- The Son's eternal sacrifice -- Martyrs, in the flesh -- Gnostic laughter, Roman pornography, blood payment -- Taking leave of Moriah -- Ibrahim's sacrificial vision -- Blood harvest -- The long descent.
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ISBN:
9780385520270
Format :
Book