Lectures on the religion of the Semites : the fundamental institutions / With an introduction and additional notes by Stanley A. Cook. Prologomenon by James Muilenberg.

; I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
3d ed.. [New York] : Ktav Pub. House, 1969.

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman Kiev Judaica Collection
BL1600 .S6 1969 Available
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
BL 1600 .S6 1969 Off-site
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
BS413 .L5 v.5 1927 Off-site
Standard Title Lectures on the religion of the Semites. First series, Fundamental institutions
Other Authors I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
Subjects Offercultus.
Semites -- Religion.
Semitic cults.
Series Library of Biblical studies.
Description 27, ix-lxiv, 718 pages ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes Presented by the Dr. Ari Kiev family to the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection. DGW
Reprint of the 1927 edition.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: The subject and the method of enquiry -- The nature of the religious community, and the relation of the gods to their worshippers -- The relation of the gods to natural things : holy places; the Jinn -- Holy places in their relation to man -- Sanctuaries, natural and artificial : holy waters, trees, caves, and stones -- Sacrifice : preliminary survey -- First-fruits, tithes, and sacrificial meals -- The original significance of animal sacrifice -- The sacramental efficacy of animal sacrifice and cognate acts of ritual : the blood covenant; blood and hair offerings -- The development of the sacrificial ritual : fire sacrifices and piacula -- Sacrificial gifts and piacular sacrifices : the special ideas involved in the latter.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)49457
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Smith, W. Robertson 1846-1894.
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