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Sacrifice to Attis a study of sex and civilisation by William A. Brend

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Published by W. Heinemann in London, Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sex (Psychology),
  • Civilization,
  • Sex -- Religious aspects,
  • Attis (God)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby William A. Brend.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ21 .B83 1936
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 350 p.
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6339683M
LC Control Number36017070
OCLC/WorldCa4621214

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Attis' sacrifice As the son and lover of his mother [Attis] raises the incest problem. Incest leads logically to ritual castration in the Attis-Cybele cult; for according to legend the hero, driven mad by his mother, mutilates himself. I must refrain from going into this question more deeply at present, as I would prefer to discuss the incest. “Sacrifice of Isaac” by Caravaggio () The book of Leviticus in the Old Testament lays out instructions for all kinds of sacrifices, including animals and fowl. Divine sacrifice is an important theme in mythology. For example, Osiris, Dionysus and Attis are dismembered in . The Biblical book of Leviticus, in the Old Testament, is full of instructions for sacrificing animals and fowl. In Genesis, Cain offered the first fruits of his harvest, which was not pleasing to the Lord, while Abel offers one of his flock, which pleased the Lord. For example, Osiris, Dionysis and Attis are dismembered in sacrifice for. This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears above.

POST-GRADUATE MEDICAL JOURNAL August, SACRIFICE TOATTIS. (A Study of Sex and Civilization.) By WILLIAM A. BREND, M.A., , M.D. Messrs. William Heinemann. Price 10/6. Likemanyearnest thinkers ofthemoment, Dr. Brend is disturbed by the illness of society and its apparent impending dissolu- tion. But instead of reviling he, in the fashion of the . Finally, from the rites of Attis, certain critics relate the practice of the taurobolium, or bull-sacrifice, in which the initiate was "born again" when he was bathed in the blood of the bull (or sheep, if they could not afford a bull). Some critics even describe this ceremony with the terminology "washed in the blood of the lamb.". Internet Book of Shadows, (Various Authors), [], The sacrifice of the God man (Jesus, Attis, Adonis, Osiris) was a well known and well loved feature also. In fact it was necessary to have a willing sacrifice before a Eucharist could be performed. When the sacrifice was not willing the legs and sometimes arms of the sacrifice were broken. Postgraduate Medical Journal [01 Aug , 12()] Type: book-review, Book Review.

Cybele (/ ˈ s ɪ b əl iː / SIB-ə-lee; Phrygian: Matar Kubileya/Kubeleya "Kubileya/Kubeleya Mother", perhaps "Mountain Mother"; Lydian Kuvava; Greek: Κυβέλη Kybele, Κυβήβη Kybebe, Κύβελις Kybelis) is an Anatolian mother goddess; she may have a possible forerunner in the earliest neolithic at Çatalhöyük, where statues of plump women, sometimes sitting, have been found.   But the bloody sacrifice, though more dangerous, is more efficacious; and for nearly all purposes human sacrifice is the best. The truly great Magician will be able to use his own blood, or possibly that of a disciple, and that without sacrificing the physical life irrevocably. 9) An example of this sacrifice is given in Chapter 44 of Liber The sacrifice of the God man (Jesus, Attis, Adonis, Osiris) was a well known and well loved feature also. In fact it was necessary to have a willing sacrifice before a Eucharist could be performed. When the sacrifice was not willing the legs and sometimes arms of the sacrifice were broken to make it look like the sacrifice was willing (not. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): g (external link)Author: Cecil Binney.