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Acts against God : a short history of blasphemy / Dvid Nash

By: Nash, David.
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2020Description: 207 pages : 24 cm.ISBN: 1789142385; 9781789142013.Subject(s): Blasphemy -- History | ReligionDDC classification: 179.5 Summary: "Blasphemy is a phenomenon that spans human experience, from the ancient world right up to today’s ferocious religious debates. Acts Against God is the first accessible history of this crime—its prosecution, its impact, and its punishment and suppression. While acknowledging blasphemy as an act of individuals, Acts Against God also considers the act as a widespread and constant presence in cultural, political, and religious life." - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions Autumn 2021
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"Blasphemy is a phenomenon that spans human experience, from the ancient world right up to today’s ferocious religious debates. Acts Against God is the first accessible history of this crime—its prosecution, its impact, and its punishment and suppression. While acknowledging blasphemy as an act of individuals, Acts Against God also considers the act as a widespread and constant presence in cultural, political, and religious life." - Book cover

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