"For the blood is the life . . . . "(Deut. 12 :23) " . . . because
the blood, in its value as life, makes atonement" (Lev. 17: 11)
HemoPhilia is a rare disease, severe hemophilia rarer still, yet
the written history of hemophilia extends back over a millennium
and a half. In the ancient Middle East, blood and life were
coupled. Blood was the primary substance necessary for life, given
to God in sacrifice and forbidden as a food to mortals by Levitical... more...