Offer: a sacrifice, a gift to a deity, the transformation of substance into spirit by denying it to human mouths; a form of cultural obeisance relating the relationship of conquered people to Rome and hence often more political than magical. The thing offered is called an “offering” — its power is ongoing, repeated with each observance.


Thanksgiving Offerings Still Trying Their Best


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s