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Published: 26 August 2021 (Estimated)

160 Pages | 18 black and white images


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 know 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

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