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The blood covenant; a primitive rite and its bearing on Scripture,

Author: H Clay Trumbull
Publisher: New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1885.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Trumbull, H. Clay (Henry Clay), 1830-1903.
Blood covenant.
New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1885
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H Clay Trumbull
OCLC Number: 3404290
Description: viii, 350 pages 22 cm
Contents: Lecture I. The primitive rite itself --
1. Sources of Bible study --
2. An ancient Semitic rite --
3. The primitive rite in Africa --
4. Traces of the rite in Europe --
5. World-wide sweep of the rite --
6. Light from the classics --
7. The bond of the covenant --
8. The rite and its token in Egypt --
9. Other gleams of the rite --
Lecture II. Suggestions and perversions of the rite --
1. Sacredness of blood and of the heart --
2. Vivifying power of blood --
3. A new nature through new blood --
4. Life from any blood, and by a touch --
5. Inspiration through blood --
6. Inter-communion through blood --
7. Symbolic substitutes for blood --
8. Blood covenant involvings --
Lecture III. Indications of the rite in the Bible --
1. Limitations of inquiry --
2. Primitive teachings of blood --
3. The blood covenant in circumcision --
4. The blood covenant tested --
5. The blood covenant and its tokens in the Passover --
6. The blood covenant in the mosaic ritual --
8. The primitive rite illustrated --
9. The blood covenant in the gospels --
10. The blood covenant applied.
Responsibility: by H. Clay Trumbull ...


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