The Role of Animals in Ancient Human Religion – Part 4

Did you know that the term Blessing, according to Oxford dictionary actually arises from the ancient ritual of Blood sprinkling of sacrificed victims (Old English blod and bloedsian), from ceremonies of animal sacrifice including that of human animals? Upon reading this, perhaps you might reconsider blessing someone or asking to be blessed, or even saying 'Bless you' if someone sneezes.

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