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Hermann L. Strack, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament Exegesis and Semitic Languages at the University of Berlin, Germany.

BLOOD – Blood an Object of Awe. —Biblical Data: The importance of blood for the continuance of life must have been recognized even in most remote antiquity and under the most primitive conditions. Any one could see that the death of...
BLOOD ACCUSATION – A term now usually understood to denote the accusation that the Jews—if not all of them, at all events certain Jewish sects—require and employ Christian blood for purposes which stand in close relation to the ritual, and that,...