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Sacred marriages

Sacred marriages

the divine-human sexual metaphor from Sumer to early Christianity

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Published by Eisenbrauns in Winona Lake, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marriage -- Religious aspects,
  • Spirituality

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Martti Nissinen and Risto Uro.
    ContributionsNissinen, Martti., Uro, Risto.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL462 .S33 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16489029M
    ISBN 109781575061184
    LC Control Number2008004671


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Hieros gamos or Hierogamy (Greek ἱερὸς γάμος, ἱερογαμία "holy marriage") is a sacred marriage that plays out between a god and a goddess, especially when enacted in a symbolic ritual where human participants represent the deities.

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