Edmund Leach, 2 December 1982
Show More The Sacred Executioner: Human Sacrifice and the Legacy of Guilt by Hyam Maccoby.
Thames and Hudson, 208 pp., £10.95, September 1982, 0 500 01281 4Show More
“... Even the scholarly popularisers are neglected. Julian Morgenstern is only mentioned in passing and Raphael Patai is not mentioned at all; nor is Louis Ginzberg’s seven-volume The Legends of the Jews, which is, by general consent, the major classic in its field. Maccoby, who is librarian of a Jewish college in London, certainly knows all such stuff and ...”