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The religion of the Semites

W. Robertson Smith

The religion of the Semites

the fundamental institutions.

by W. Robertson Smith

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Published by Meridian Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semites -- Religion,
  • Sacrifice,
  • Semitic cults

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Meridian Library,, ML4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1600 .S6 1956
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 507 p.
    Number of Pages507
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6201969M
    LC Control Number56011577
    OCLC/WorldCa1163275


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This collection of essays explores the now mostly extinct notion of Semites. Invented in the nineteenth century and essential to the making of modern conceptions of religion and race, the strange unity of Jew and Arab under one term, Semite (the opposing term was Aryan), and the circumstances that brought about its disappearance constitute the subject of this volume.

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Lectures on the Religion of the Semites. Fundamental Institutions. First Series (London: Adam & Charles Black ); second edition [posthumous], edited by J.

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