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Category Archives: Leviticus
I recently finished Philo’s Special Laws I for my daily quiet time. Yesterday, I moved on to Special Laws II. Philo was a first century C.E. Jewish thinker in Alexandria, Egypt. He interpreted the Torah in light of Greek philosophy. … Continue reading
James W. Watts. Ritual and Rhetoric in Leviticus: From Sacrifice to Scripture. Cambridge University Press, 2007. Watts argues in this book that Leviticus 1-16 employs rhetoric to uphold the authority of the Aaronide priests. Watts notes examples in the Hebrew … Continue reading
Phinehas was a son of Aaron, the High Priest. In Numbers 25:7-8, Phinehas kills with a javelin an Israelite man who brazenly brought a Midianite woman into the presence of Moses and the congregation of Israel, along with the Midianite … Continue reading
I read the chapter entitled “African Religions” in Ari Goldman’s The Search for God at Harvard. I’d like to quote what Goldman says on page 223 about how reading and learning about the Nuer tribe (which is located in the … Continue reading
In my latest reading of John’s Gospel: The Way It Happened, Lee Harmon makes an interesting point about the story of Jesus multiplying the loaves and the fishes in John 6. According to Lee, Jesus and the people were eating … Continue reading
In Numbers 5:1-4, God tells Moses to put out of the camp those who have a skin disease, those who had a discharge, and those who have become impure due to contact with a corpse, so that they would not … Continue reading