TITLE

Our pointless cult of human sacrifice

AUTHOR(S)
PETER HITCHENS
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Mail on Sunday;10/28/2012, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
HAVE you noticed how keen we are getting on human sacrifice? I don't (quite yet) mean the actual slaughter of people to soothe the rage of angry pre-Christian gods.
ACCESSION #
82838471

 

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