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  • Are of too late date by themselves to prove the immolation of children to Moloch in old Israel.
  • European research has clearly proved that the text in the Vedas adduced to authorize the immolation of widows was a wilful mistranslation.
  • There had already been other schisms on such questions as the right way to swing a censer and the legality of self-immolation for the Lord's sake.
  • Such are the Philippovsti, founded by one Philip (who burned himself alive for Christ's sake in 1 743), who have exalted self-immolation into a principle; the Stranniki (pilgrims) and Byeguni (runners), who interpret Matt.
  • Some of its enactments are purely pagan - thus one paragraph allows the mother to kill her new-born child, and another prescribes the immolation to the gods of the defiler of their temple; others are purely Christian, such as those which prohibit incestuous marriages and working on Sunday.
 

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