Beyond Sacred Violence A Comparative Study Of Sacrifice -

understanding religious sacrifice a reader controversies - understanding religious sacrifice a reader controversies in the study of religion jeffrey carter on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers this volume provides a thorough introduction to the major classic and modern writings dealing with religious sacrifice collected here are twenty five influential selections, african religious beliefs tewahedo palo serer - religious beliefs in africa comparative info about the diverse religious systems in the living african world, reflections on violence law and humanitarianism - however as uday mehta has pointed out in his interpretation of mahatma gandhi s political practice violence used by the state in pursuit of reformist idealism in peace may not be as dramatically evident as war is yet in both there is the destruction of human lives accompanied by a rhetoric of noble ends, jstor viewing subject sociology - jstor is a digital library of academic journals books and primary sources, books nyu press nyu press - publisher of academic books and electronic media publishing for general interest and in a wide variety of fields, book of the sacred magic of abramelin the mage translated - the noted occultist franz bardon evidently was familiar with and used the 1725 edition of peter hammer also see comments by gershom scholem in kabbalah jerusalem keter publishing house 1974 p 186 who was not impressed with it according to scholem the author although possessing an uncommon knowledge of hebrew was not in fact jewish, time to move on religion has cost too much vexen co uk - it was once the case that new religious movements were considered to be a symptom of social problems now the tide has turned and much of the world has now come to consider religion in general to be the cause of social malaise 1 some such as william james defend religion by saying that it is merely human behaviour that causes problems 2 however despite the sure progress of humankind towards, jstor viewing subject anthropology - jstor is a digital library of academic journals books and primary sources, introduction internet sacred text archive home - excerpts from a vedic reader for students by arthur anthony macdonell 1854 1930 1917 scanned at www sacred texts com august 31 2000 introduction, knight of the sun or prince adept internet sacred text - the first line of figures gives the regular series from 1 to 10 the second reproduces this line doubly first ascending from the first figure of 18 and then returning from the second figure of 81, catholic encyclopedia sacrifice of the mass - with the name love feast agape the idea of the sacrifice of the mass was not necessarily connected etymologically the word missa is neither as baronius states from a hebrew nor from the greek mysis but is simply derived from missio just as oblata is derived from oblatio collecta from, the elementary forms of the religious life 1912 - durkheim s two problems durkheim s primary purpose in the elementary forms was to describe and explain the most primitive 1 religion known to man but if his interests thus bore some external similarity to those of the ethnographer or historian his ultimate purpose went well beyond the reconstruction of an archaic culture for its own sake on the contrary as in the division of labor and, people and ideas systems andrew roberts web site - people and ideas systems as outlined by andrew roberts of middlesex university london introductory sketches of the ideas of theorists linked to andrew roberts book social science history and the society and science history timeline developed from a course document outline of the theorists we could cover february 1994 the web page was created offline before 6 3 1999