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Kingship and Sacrifice
Language: en
Pages: 446
Authors: Valerio Valeri
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985-06-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Valeri presents an overview of Hawaiian religious culture, in which hierarchies of social beings and their actions are mirrored by the cosmological hierarchy of the gods. As the sacrifice is performed, the worshipper is incorporated into the god of his class. Thus he draws on divine power to sustain the
Kingship and Sacrifice
Language: en
Pages: 6
Authors: Eamonn P. Kelly, Archaeology Ireland
Categories: Bog bodies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

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The Heathen School
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: John Demos
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-18 - Publisher: Vintage

Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award The astonishing story of a unique missionary project—and the America it embodied—from award-winning historian John Demos. Near the start of the nineteenth century, as the newly established United States looked outward toward the wider world, a group of eminent Protestant ministers formed a
Sacrifice in Religious Experience
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Albert I. Baumgartner
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-03-21 - Publisher: BRILL

The volume consists of collected papers from Taubes Minerva Center for Religious Anthropology conferences examining (1) the role of sacrifice in religious experience from a comparative perspective and (2) alternatives to sacrifice.
Sacred Claims
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Greg Johnson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: University of Virginia Press

The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) of 1990 provides a legal framework within which Native Americans can seek the repatriation of human remains and certain categories of cultural objects--including "sacred objects"--from federally funded institutions. Although the repatriation movement among Native Americans has heretofore received scholarly attention specifically