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Human sacrifice in Jewish and Christian tradition [electronic resource] / edited by Karin Finsterbusch, Armin Lange, K.F. Diethard R�omheld ; in association with Lance Lazar.

Contributor(s): Finsterbusch, Karin | Lange, Armin, 1961- | R�omheld, Diethard.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in the history of religions: 112.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 365 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789047409403 (electronic bk.); 904740940X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Child sacrifice in the Bible | Child sacrifice -- Judaism | Child sacrifice -- Christianity | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. New Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Jesus Christ -- Crucifixion | Euthanasia | Capital punishment | J�esus-Christ -- Crucifiement | Bible. A.T. -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Bible. N.T. -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Sacrifice d'enfants dans la Bible | Sacrifice d'enfants -- Juda�isme | Sacrifice d'enfants -- Christianisme | Euthanasie | Peine de mort | RELIGION -- Reference | Mensenoffers | Jodendom | Christendom | Bibel | Christentum | Judentum | Menschenopfer | Rezeption | Griechenland <Altertum> | Chapel Hill <NC, 2002> | R�omisches Reich | Alter OrientGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Human sacrifice in Jewish and Christian tradition.DDC classification: 203/.42 Other classification: 11.09 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Ritual killing and sacrifice in the ancient Near East / Beate Pongratz-Leisten -- Human sacrifice in Greek culture / Gabriele Weiler -- The theological implications of child sacrifice in and beyond the biblical context in relation to Genesis 22 and Judges 11 / Michaela Bauks -- The first-born between sacrifice and redemption in the Hebrew Bible / Karin Finsterbusch -- "They burn their sons and daughters. That was no command of mine" (Jer 7:31) : child sacrifice in the Hebrew Bible and in the Deuteronomistic Jeremiah redaction / Armin Lange -- Molek : dead or alive? : the meaning and derivation of mlk and [mlkh (transliteration)] / Bennie H. Reynolds -- Jewish views of human sacrifice in the Hellenistic and Roman period / Katell Berthelot -- Gender difference and the rabbis : Bat Yiftah as human sacrifice / Tal Ilan -- Human sacrifice and Pauline christology / Peter Lampe -- The collective suicides in the persecutions of 1096 as sacrificial acts / Rainer Walz -- God's sacrifice of himself as a man : Anselm of Canterbury's Cur deus homo / Jasper Hopkins -- Kierkegaard's "fear and trembling," the sacrifice of Isaac, and the critique of Christendom / Christopher Roberts -- "Euthanasia" and experiments on human beings [part I : "euthanasia"] (1947) : with an introduction / Udo Benzenh�ofer and Wilhelm Rimpau / Viktor von Weizs�acker -- Still ransoming the first-born sons? : Pidyon Habben and its survival in the Jewish tradition / Yaakov Ariel -- Slaughter and innocence : the rhetoric of sacrifice in contemporary arguments supporting the death penalty / Randall Styers.
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Ritual killing and sacrifice in the ancient Near East / Beate Pongratz-Leisten -- Human sacrifice in Greek culture / Gabriele Weiler -- The theological implications of child sacrifice in and beyond the biblical context in relation to Genesis 22 and Judges 11 / Michaela Bauks -- The first-born between sacrifice and redemption in the Hebrew Bible / Karin Finsterbusch -- "They burn their sons and daughters. That was no command of mine" (Jer 7:31) : child sacrifice in the Hebrew Bible and in the Deuteronomistic Jeremiah redaction / Armin Lange -- Molek : dead or alive? : the meaning and derivation of mlk and [mlkh (transliteration)] / Bennie H. Reynolds -- Jewish views of human sacrifice in the Hellenistic and Roman period / Katell Berthelot -- Gender difference and the rabbis : Bat Yiftah as human sacrifice / Tal Ilan -- Human sacrifice and Pauline christology / Peter Lampe -- The collective suicides in the persecutions of 1096 as sacrificial acts / Rainer Walz -- God's sacrifice of himself as a man : Anselm of Canterbury's Cur deus homo / Jasper Hopkins -- Kierkegaard's "fear and trembling," the sacrifice of Isaac, and the critique of Christendom / Christopher Roberts -- "Euthanasia" and experiments on human beings [part I : "euthanasia"] (1947) : with an introduction / Udo Benzenh�ofer and Wilhelm Rimpau / Viktor von Weizs�acker -- Still ransoming the first-born sons? : Pidyon Habben and its survival in the Jewish tradition / Yaakov Ariel -- Slaughter and innocence : the rhetoric of sacrifice in contemporary arguments supporting the death penalty / Randall Styers.

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