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Human sacrifice in Jewish and Christian tradition / edited by Karin Finsterbusch, Armin Lange, K.F. Diethard Römheld ; in association with Lance Lazar.

Finsterbusch, Karin. (Added Author). Lange, Armin, 1961- (Added Author). Römheld, Diethard. (Added Author).
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Subject: Bible. Old Testament > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. New Testament > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Jesus Christ > Crucifixion.
Jésus-Christ > Crucifiement.
Bible. A.T. > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. New Testament > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Child sacrifice in the Bible.
Child sacrifice > Judaism.
Child sacrifice > Christianity.
Capital punishment.
Sacrifice d'enfants dans la Bible.
Sacrifice d'enfants > Judaïsme.
Sacrifice d'enfants > Christianisme.
Peine de mort.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9789047409403
  • ISBN: 904740940X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 365 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Leiden ; Brill, 2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: 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 Benzenhöfer and Wilhelm Rimpau / Viktor von Weizsäcker -- 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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