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Director of the Institute for Advanced StudiesDavid Shulman

The Hungry God

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India's folklore and classical literature abound with stories of parents who sacrifice their children. In The Hungry God, David Shulman examines one set of such tales--Hindu texts that bear similarities to the biblical aqedah, the account of Abraham's near-sacrifice of Isaac. In all the stories that Shulman explores, the sacrifice... Read More

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India's folklore and classical literature abound with stories of parents who sacrifice their children. In The Hungry God, David Shulman examines one set of such tales--Hindu texts that bear similarities to the biblical aqedah, the account of Abraham's near-sacrifice of Isaac. In all the stories that Shulman explores, the sacrifice proceeds from a divine command and has no utilitarian explanation or rationale.
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ISBN-13 9780226755717
Author Director of the Institute for Advanced StudiesDavid Shulman
Language Code eng
Publisher University of Chicago Press
Edition 2
Publication Date Sep 30, 1993
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