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5. Sacrifice in the Vedic Religions

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Duration: 0:08:49 | Added: 27 Jan 2014
Professor Gavin Flood talks to Tim Howles about his chapter 'Sacrifice as Refusal'

In this interview, Professor Gavin Flood (Professor of Hindu Studies and Comparative Religion, University of Oxford) considers a number of theorists of sacrifice, including Freud, Girard and Georges Bataille, in a comparative study of the idea of 'sacrifice as refusal' in the Vedic religions.

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