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Description - Throughout Your Generations Forever by Nancy Jay

This feminist study of relations between sacrifice, gender, and social organization reveals sacrifice as a remedy for having been born of woman, and hence uniquely suited to establishing certain and enduring paternity. Drawing on examples of ancient and modern societies, Nancy Jay synthesises sociology of religion, ethnography, biblical scholarship, church history, and classics to argue that sacrifice legitimates and maintains patriarchal structures that transcend men's dependence on women's reproductive powers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226395739
ISBN-10: 0226395731
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 157mm x 13mm)
Pages: 222
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-1993
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Nancy Jay

At the time of her death in 1991, Nancy Jay was a lecturer in social sciences and religion at the Harvard Divinity School.