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In the long history of religion appear chastity and sacred prostitution, feasting and fasting, intoxication and prohibition, dancing and sobriety, human sacrifice and the saving of life in orphanages and hospitals, superstition and education, poverty and wealthy endowments, prayer wheels and silent worship, gods and demons, one God and many gods, attempts to escape and to reform the world. Description: A study of the family from a religious, cultural, moral and social point of view.

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Publisher: Polity; 1 edition (June 4, 2003)

ISBN: 0745628192

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