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Sociosphera

Publisher: Ltd. Research and Publishing Center "Sociosphere"

ISSN: 2078-7081

Started in 2010

Published quarterly

 

Origin and functions of sacrifice: its traces in modern social and political acts

Tikhonova O.N., Nizhniy Novgorod State Pedagogical University, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia
Abstract
The ritual of sacrifice has many functions: it includes not a worldview func¬tion only but social, economic and political functions as well. It appeared in the culture that passed through the stage of hunting and gathering and is still present in veiled (hidden) form in modern mass culture, literature, arts, politics and everyday life.

Keywords: traditional religions, sacrifice, functions of religion, politics.

Column: History

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