Abraham's curse: child sacrifice in the legacies of the West

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...

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Main Author: Chilton, Bruce 1949-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY [u.a.] Doubleday c 2008
Edition:1st ed
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Isaac / Genesis / Violence / Religion / Victim / Child sacrifice
Further subjects:B Abraham (Biblical patriarch)
B Isaac (Biblical patriarch) Sacrifice
B Child Sacrifice
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Summary: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
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-243) and index
ISBN:0385520271