dimanche 17 mai 2015

The abolition of all human sacrifices by Abraham, then Moses, then Jesus-Christ

In ancient Egypt, Abraham began with abolishing circumcision (Genesis 15), substituting an animal sacrifice for it:


Later on, he abolished the traditional sacrifice of the elder son (Genesis 22).

Moses rephrased the abolition of circumcision in the Second Commandment:


John the Baptist and Jesus-Christ reiterated it through substituting baptism by water for the traditional "purification" of baptism by blood.


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