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Understanding religious sacrifice : a reader /

edited by Jeffrey Carter.

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Names: Carter, Jeffrey,
Published: London ; Continuum, 2003.
Series: Controversies in the study of religion.
Topics: Sacrifice. | RELIGION - Reference. | Opfer | Religion | Offer. | Anthologie.
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Preface; General Introduction; 1 EDWARD BURNETT TYLOR: From Primitive Culture: Researches in the Development of Mythology, Philosophy, Religion, Language, Arts, and Custom; 2 HERBERT SPENCER: From The Principles of Sociology; 3 WILLIAM ROBERTSON SMITH: From The Religion of the Semites: The Fundamental Institution; 4 JAMES G. FRAZER: From The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion; 5 HENRI HUBERT and MARCEL MAUSS: From Sacrifice: Its Nature and Function; 6 EDWARD A. WESTERMARCK: From The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas.
7 EMILE DURKHEIM: From The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life8 SIGMUND FREUD: From Totem and Taboo: Some Points of Agreement between the Mental Lives of Savages and Neurotics; 9 GERARDUS VAN DER LEEUW: From Religion in Essence and Manifestation: A Study in Phenomenology; 10 GEORGES BATAILLE: From The Accursed Share: An Essay on General Economy; 11 ADOLF E. JENSEN: From Myth and Cult among Primitive Peoples; 12 EDWARD E. EVANS-PRITCHARD: ""The Meaning of Sacrifice among the Nuer""; 13 WALTER BURKERT: From Homo Necans: The Anthropology of Ancient Greek Sacrificial Ritual and Myth.
14 RENÉ GIRARD: From Violence and the Sacred15 JAN VAN BAAL: ""Offering, Sacrifice and Gift""; 16 VICTOR TURNER: From ""Sacrifice as Quintessential Process: Prophylaxis or Abandonment?""; 17 LUC DE HEUSCH: From Sacrifice in Africa: A Structuralist Approach; 18 VALERIO VALERI: From Kingship and Sacrifice: Ritual and Society in Ancient Hawaii; 19 JONATHAN Z. SMITH: ""The Domestication of Sacrifice""; 20 ROBERT J. DALY: ""The Power of Sacrifice in Ancient Judaism and Christianity""; 21 BRUCE LINCOLN: ""Debreasting, Disarming, Beheading: Some Sacrificial Practices of the Scyths and Amazons""
22 NANCY JAY: From Throughout Your Generations Forever: Sacrifice, Religion, and Paternity23 WILLIAM BEERS: From Women and Sacrifice: Male Narcissism and the Psychology of Religion; 24 MAURICE BLOCH: From Prey into Hunter: The Politics of Religious Experience; 25 JON D. LEVENSON: From The Death and Resurrection of the Beloved Son: The Transformation of Child Sacrifice in Judaism and Christianity; Postscript; Selected Bibliography on Sacrifice; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z.

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