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Child Sacrifice

Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver A READER of Liberty Bell has sent me, apropos of my article on the sexual molestation of children in the August issue, a copy of the November 1991 issue of Inside News, a periodical published in Australia (P.O. Box 311, Maleny, Queensland, 4552). That issue is devoted to describing…
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ALL THE SCHOOLING at two South African village schools has been disrupted for a week — after five tribal seers, ‘sangomas’, placed a spell on the school with traditional ‘medicine’ or muti. All the residents in the village of Sefikile near Mogwase in North West Province…
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SCHOLARS continue to debate a number of important issues concerning the nature of human (child) sacrifices in the ancient Near East, including the origins of the rite, to whom these sacrifices were intended, and by whom they were performed. A number of books dedicated to the topic have appeared in…
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