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The Christian rejection of animal sacrifice

Author: Daniel C Ullucci
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
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Sacrifice dominated the religious landscape of the ancient Mediterranean world for millennia, but its role and meaning changed dramatically with the rise of Christianity. Ullucci explores this transformation, in the process demonstrating the complexity of the concept of sacrifice in Roman, Greek, and Jewish religion.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ullucci, Daniel C.
Christian rejection of animal sacrifice.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011015357
(OCoLC)717295094
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel C Ullucci
ISBN: 9780199791729 0199791724
OCLC Number: 773828507
Description: 1 online resource (x, 227 pages)
Contents: The problem of animal sacrifice --
Animal sacrifice: theory and practice --
Ideal sacrifice vs. the ideal of no sacrifice --
Christian positions on animal sacrifice --
A redescription of early Christian positions on animal sacrifice --
Epilogue: Julian and the rejection of sacrifice.
Responsibility: Daniel C. Ullucci.
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Sacrifice dominated the religious landscape of the ancient Mediterranean world for millennia, but its role and meaning changed dramatically with the rise of Christianity. Ullucci explores this transformation, in the process demonstrating the complexity of the concept of sacrifice in Roman, Greek, and Jewish religion.

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Much in this book is to be applauded. Frances Young, Theology Vol. 116 it must be concluded that Ulluccias work is a valuable contribution, not only to the study of early Christianity, but also for Read more...

 
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