Blood and Belief: The Circulation of a Symbol Between Jews and Christians

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"A wonderful, rich, and fascinating book, and a great read. Biale explores the meanings of blood within Jewish and Christian cultures from the blood of the sacrifices of the book of Leviticus to the blood of the Eucharist to the blood of medieval blood libels and the place of blood in Nazi ideology. Biale shows that blood symbolism stands at the center of the divide between Judaism and Christianity. This book will be the point of departure for all future studies of the subject."--Shaye J.D. Cohen, Harvard University "I ...

Blood and Belief: The Circulation of a Symbol Between Jews and Christians 2007, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520257986

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Blood and Belief: The Circulation of a Symbol Between Jews and Christians 2007, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520253049

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