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168 Pages | 17 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198797579


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Blasphemy: A Very Short Introduction

Yvonne Sherwood

Very Short Introductions

  • Offers a global analysis of blasphemy across different religions and contexts
  • Analyses why blasphemy persists today, even as society grows increasingly secular
  • Considers some of the most famous cases of blasphemy, along with lesser known instances
  • Discusses the influence of colonial histories of blasphemy as a Christian export
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide