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<< Return to SBL Forum Archive Dame Mary Douglas 1921-2007

"Challenging and wide-ranging social anthropologist whose ideas and influence reverberated far beyond her discipline"

From The London Times
May 18, 2007
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Old Testament religion was an interest of hers, first in her famous discussion of the "abominations of Leviticus", in Purity and Danger, and also in her books:

In the Wilderness: The Doctrine of Defilement in the Book of Numbers

Leviticus As Literature

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Citation: , " Dame Mary Douglas 1921-2007," SBL Forum , n.p. [cited May 2007]. Online:http://sbl-site.org/Article.aspx?ArticleID=682

 
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