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Author Name    Morgenstern, Julian

Title   The Fire Upon the Altar.

Binding    Hardcover.

Book Condition   Good

Size   Octavo

Publisher    Quadrangle 1963

Seller ID   1616c

Chapters including, The Legislation for the Fire: The Nature of the Fire: The Legend of the Perpetual Fire. "Fire rituals in the Old Testament, and in particular, the rituals and traditions that developed and evolved regarding the fire on the altar of burnt offerings. Professor Morgenstern explores the religious and anthropological significance of the fire rituals and explains their history and development, with considerable attention to the similar ceremonies of the sun-worshipping Tyrian Phoenicians. He also discusses the development of the legend of the perpetual fire,and the parallels between Old Testament fire rituals and the later Christian rituals regarding the sacred light in the Church of the Sepulcher at Jerusalem."

Price = 40.00 USD

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