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Food and religion

Food and religion  

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Religions, as systems of control and protection which were tested for efficacy (originally) in straightforward terms of natural (evolutionary) selection, have as profound a concern in relation to ...
knocker

knocker  

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Cornish mine-spirits, thought to be the ghosts of the Jews who worked the mines in the 11th and 12th centuries; sometimes confused with the bucca. For the most part the gnomelike knocker is thought ...
menstruation

menstruation  

(menses) n. the discharge of blood and of fragments of endometrium from the vagina at intervals of about one month in women of child-bearing age (see menarche, menopause). Menstruation is that stage ...
Oceanic religion

Oceanic religion  

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The religion of the Pacific region. The term is imprecise, but at least draws attention to the fact that migration and trade have produced some common features in the life ...
Yima

Yima  

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Iranian mythological king, who presided over a perfect place (known as var) where neither death nor winter were able to enter until someone sinned. When a taboo was broken, Yima ...

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