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Sacrifice Compared: Israel and India

Guy G. Stroumsa

in The Idea of Semitic Monotheism: The Rise and Fall of a Scholarly Myth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192898685
eISBN:
9780191925207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898685.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Although most major social anthropologists came from Britain, the new sensitivity to ritual among students of religion, it appears, was felt more powerfully in France than elsewhere. This chapter ... More


Excerpt from “St Besse: A Study of an Alpine Cult”

Robert Hertz

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The works of French sociologist Robert Hertz (1881–1915) are now staple readings in general anthropology. This study of the cult of a saint in the Italian Alps is lesser known than Hertz’s celebrated ... More


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