William T. Miller's A Compact Study of Leviticus PDF

By William T. Miller

ISBN-10: 1498233678

ISBN-13: 9781498233675

ISBN-10: 1498233694

ISBN-13: 9781498233699

newcomers scanning Leviticus will locate a lot aspect approximately rituals and sinful occasions, yet little enlightening context or intent. This examine explores how students think that those rituals and ethical legislation made experience to these residing again then, even if a lot of those early rituals and customs were discontinued or changed by way of consensus with substitute different types of worship.
The authors appear to be unquestioningly religious, and relatively practical approximately existence whilst. everybody shared in rituals of religion at domestic, at shrines, or in Jerusalem; all people venerated the correct nutrients and eligibility rules, and everybody was once known as to the typical code of justice.
Likewise, such a lot all people knew not less than the temptation to shirk spiritual tasks; they understood the entice of attempting to touch different gods, ones extra lenient or at the least more uncomplicated to appreciate; and so they might be prone to seem the wrong way at fallacious romances, or speedy yet cheating probabilities to get a much bigger slice of the pie.
The Covenant used to be no longer a deal made by means of saints. It was once a cry for support from sinners, a cry for aid for which they'd no longer earned the appropriate. an identical is right for us believers even now.

"At a time while biblical literacy leaves loads to be wanted, pastors and lecturers are continually looking for instructing aids to let humans to entry the wealthy treasures of Holy Scripture. this is often very true of such books as Leviticus. With a qualified lifetime learning and instructing the Torah in 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 can't 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William T. Miller, SJ, is an accessory affiliate Professor of outdated testomony at Loyola college Maryland, in Baltimore. He has released introductory commentaries on Genesis (2006), Exodus (2009), and Numbers (2013). some time past he has taught undergraduates, in addition to graduate scholars and seminarians.

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