By William T. Miller
The authors appear to be unquestioningly religious, and really lifelike approximately lifestyles even as. every person shared in rituals of religion at domestic, at shrines, or in Jerusalem; every person commemorated the right kind foodstuff and eligibility rules, and everybody was once referred to as to the typical code of justice.
Likewise, such a lot each person knew no less than the temptation to shirk non secular tasks; they understood the entice of attempting to touch different gods, ones extra lenient or a minimum of more straightforward to appreciate; they usually may be prone to appear the opposite direction at wrong romances, or quickly yet cheating probabilities to get a much bigger slice of the pie.
The Covenant was once no longer a deal made through saints. It was once a cry for support from sinners, a cry for support for which they'd now not earned the suitable. an identical is correct for us believers even now.
"At a time while biblical literacy leaves lots to be wanted, pastors and academics are regularly looking for educating aids to permit 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 instructing 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 publication 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William T. Miller, SJ, is an accessory affiliate Professor of outdated testomony at Loyola collage Maryland, in Baltimore.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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A Compact Study of Leviticus by William T. Miller