A Compact Study of Leviticus - download pdf or read online

By William T. Miller

ISBN-10: 1498233678

ISBN-13: 9781498233675

ISBN-10: 1498233694

ISBN-13: 9781498233699

newcomers scanning Leviticus will locate a lot element approximately rituals and sinful events, yet little enlightening context or cause. This learn explores how students think that those rituals and ethical legislation made feel to these residing again then, even supposing a lot of those early rituals and customs were discontinued or changed by way of consensus with replacement varieties of worship.
The authors appear to be unquestioningly religious, and fairly practical approximately existence even as. every body shared in rituals of religion at domestic, at shrines, or in Jerusalem; every person venerated the right kind foodstuff and eligibility laws, and everybody used to be known as to the typical code of justice.
Likewise, so much all people knew a minimum of the temptation to shirk spiritual tasks; they understood the entice of attempting to touch different gods, ones extra lenient or no less than more uncomplicated to appreciate; and so they may be prone to appear the opposite direction at fallacious romances, or quickly yet cheating percentages to get a much bigger slice of the pie.
The Covenant was once now not a deal made through saints. It used to be a cry for support from sinners, a cry for support for which that they had now not earned the best. an analogous is right for us believers even now.

"At a time whilst biblical literacy leaves loads to be wanted, pastors and academics are continually looking for educating aids to allow humans to entry the wealthy treasures of Holy Scripture. this is often very true of such books as Leviticus. With a certified lifetime learning and educating the Torah at the back of him, and with a passionate love for the Scriptures, William T. Miller is a surefooted consultant for scholar, instructor, and pastor. i will not suggest his new booklet on Leviticus hugely enough."
--Owen F. Cummings, educational Dean and Regents' Professor of Theology, Mount Angel Seminary, St. Benedict, OR

William T. Miller, SJ, is an accessory affiliate Professor of previous testomony at Loyola college Maryland, in Baltimore. He has released introductory commentaries on Genesis (2006), Exodus (2009), and Numbers (2013). long ago he has taught undergraduates, in addition to graduate scholars and seminarians.

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