Jesus and Cain

Edmund Leach

  • The Sacred Executioner: Human Sacrifice and the Legacy of Guilt by Hyam Maccoby
    Thames and Hudson, 208 pp, £10.95, September 1982, ISBN 0 500 01281 4

I must declare an interest. Since Hyam Maccoby makes no attempt to disguise his prejudices, I will start by declaring my own. The first is respectable. I dislike phoney scholarship.

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