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The Book of Leviticus
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Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
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ISBN 10 : 1467422924
Pages : 375 pages
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Leviticus used to be the first book that Jewish children studied in the synagogue. In the modern church it tends to be the last part of the Bible that anyone looks at seriously. Because Leviticus is largely concerned with subjects that seem incomprehensible and irrelevant today — rituals for sacrifice and regulations concerning uncleanness — it appears to have nothing to say to twenty-first-century Christians. In this excellent commentary on Leviticus, Gordon Wenham takes with equal seriousness both the plain original meaning of the text and its abiding theological value. To aid in reconstructing the original meaning of the text, Wenham draws from studies of Old Testament ritual and sacrifice that compare and contrast biblical customs with the practices of other Near Eastern cultures. He also closely examines the work of social anthropologists and expertly utilizes the methods of literary criticism to bring out the biblical author’s special interests. In pursuit of his second aim, to illumine the enduring theological value of Leviticus, Wenham discusses at the end of each section how the Old Testament passages relate to the New Testament and to contemporary Christianity. In doing so, he not only shows how pervasive Levitical ideas are in the New Testament but also highlights in very practical ways the enduring claim of God’s call to holiness on the lives of Christians today.

The Book of Leviticus

Leviticus used to be the first book that Jewish children studied in the synagogue. In the modern church it tends to be the last part of the Bible that anyone looks at seriously. Because Leviticus is largely concerned with subjects that seem incomprehensible and irrelevant today — rituals for sacrifice and

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The Book of Leviticus

This collection of essays examines Leviticus in its compositional and literary context, issues of cult and sacrifice in Leviticus, Leviticus on the priesthood, and Leviticus in translation and interpretation. The volume will serve biblical studies well long into the future.

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The Book of Leviticus

Wenham's study on the Book of Leviticus is a contribution to The New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Like its companion series on the New Testament, this commentary devotes considerable care to ahieving a balance between technical information and homiletic-devotional interpretation.

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The Book Of Leviticus

The Book of Leviticus The Book of Leviticus is the third book of The Old Testament. It lies in the center of the Pentateuch, between Exodus and Numbers. Today's readers are often put off by the book's lists of laws regarding diet, sacrifice, and social behavior. But within these highly

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Who Shall Ascend the Mountain of the Lord

How can creatures made from dust become members of God's household "forever"? In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Michael Morales explores the narrative context, literary structure and theology of Leviticus, following its dramatic movement from the tabernacle to the temple—and from the earthly to the heavenly Mount

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Leviticus

Building upon his life-long work on the Book of Leviticus, Milgrom makes this book accessible to all readers. He demonstrates the logic of Israel's sacrificial system, the ethical dimensions of ancient worship, and the priestly forms of ritual.

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NOTES  CRITICAL AND PRACTICAL  ON THE BOOK OF LEVITICUS  DESIGNED AS A GENERAL HELP TO BIBLICAL READING AND INSTRUCTION

Download or read online NOTES CRITICAL AND PRACTICAL ON THE BOOK OF LEVITICUS DESIGNED AS A GENERAL HELP TO BIBLICAL READING AND INSTRUCTION written by GEORGE BUSH, published by Unknown which was released on 1852. Get NOTES CRITICAL AND PRACTICAL ON THE BOOK OF LEVITICUS DESIGNED AS A GENERAL HELP TO

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Leviticus as Literature

This first full-scale account of Leviticus by a world renowned anthropologist presents the biblical work as a literary masterpiece. Seen in an anthropological perspective Leviticus has a mystical structure which plots the book into three parts corresponding to the three parts of the desert tabernacle, both corresponding to the parts

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The Book of Leviticus

Download or read online The Book of Leviticus written by Samuel Henry Kellogg, published by Unknown which was released on 1891. Get The Book of Leviticus Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Divine Presence and Community

This commentary by Frank Gorman shows how Leviticus, though focusing largely on matters associated with the Levitical pristhood, is also important to laypeople. It issues a call to holiness and an appeal for ethical behavior in community.

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Leviticus I

Enjoy J. Vernon McGee s personable, yet scholarly, style in a 60-volume set of commentaries that takes you from Genesis to Revelation with new understanding and insight. A great choice for pastors, the average Bible reader, and students!"

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Who Shall Ascend the Mountain of the Lord

Reformation 21's 2015 End of Year Review of Books "Who shall ascend the mountain of the LORD?" —Psalm 24:3 In many ways, this is the fundamental question of Old Testament Israel s cult—and, indeed, of life itself. How can creatures made from dust become members of God's household "forever"? The question

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How to Be Perfect

Influenced by A. J. Jacobs's The Year of Living Biblically, Harrell managed to recruit 20 members of his Boston congregation to join him in a month-long effort at living Levitically. Holiness was the ultimate goal, but so was learning. People who take the Bible seriously never know what to do with

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The Message of Leviticus

Exploring the picture in Leviticus of Israel being brought together under the law of Moses, Derek Tidball makes a definitive presentation of what life as the people of God was to be like: the civic, cultic, religious, moral, criminal, family and ritual expectations of the covenant community.

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The Book of Leviticus

Reproduction of the original: The Book of Leviticus by S.H Kellogg

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