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Dietary Laws
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I. Religious Studies – II. Old Testament – III. New Testament – IV. Christianity – V. Judaism – VI. Islam – VII. Buddhism – VIII. Indian Religions

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A human society's dietary laws and prohibitions give us an excellent insight into its symbolic and ritual practices. The choice of nourishment (preferences and prohibitions) is closely tied to the overall…

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Borgeaud, Philippe, Willi-Plein, Ina, Ebner, Martin, Puza, Richard, Reichman, Ronen, Börner-Klein, Dagmar, Krawietz, Birgit, Deeg, Max and Michaels, Axel, “Dietary Laws”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024927>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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