A Compact Study of Leviticus by William T. Miller

By William T. Miller

novices scanning Leviticus will locate a lot aspect approximately rituals and sinful occasions, yet little enlightening context or intent. This research explores how students think that those rituals and ethical legislation made experience to these residing again then, although lots of those early rituals and customs were discontinued or changed by way of consensus with substitute types of worship.
The authors appear to be unquestioningly religious, and relatively sensible approximately lifestyles whilst. everybody shared in rituals of religion at domestic, at shrines, or in Jerusalem; every person commemorated the correct foodstuff and eligibility laws, and everybody used to be known as to the typical code of justice.
Likewise, so much every person knew no less than the temptation to shirk non secular tasks; they understood the trap of attempting to touch different gods, ones extra lenient or a minimum of more uncomplicated to appreciate; they usually can be vulnerable to appear the wrong way at unsuitable romances, or speedy yet cheating probabilities to get an even bigger slice of the pie.
The Covenant used to be no longer a deal made through saints. It used to be a cry for aid from sinners, a cry for aid for which they'd no longer earned the ideal. an identical is right for us believers even now.

"At a time while biblical literacy leaves a lot to be wanted, pastors and academics are regularly looking for educating aids to permit humans to entry the wealthy treasures of Holy Scripture. this can be very true of such books as Leviticus. With a certified lifetime learning and educating the Torah in the back of him, and with a passionate love for the Scriptures, William T. Miller is a surefooted consultant for pupil, instructor, and pastor. i will not suggest his new e-book 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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