By Timothy M. Willis,Patrick D. Miller

The Abingdon previous testomony Commentaries offer compact, serious commentaries at the books of the previous testomony for using theological scholars and pastors. The commentaries also are worthwhile for upper-level collage or collage scholars and for these liable for educating in congregational settings. as well as offering simple details and insights into the previous testomony writings, those commentaries exemplify the initiatives and techniques of cautious interpretation, to help scholars of the outdated testomony in coming to an educated and important engagement with the biblical texts themselves.

Leviticus is a type of OT books that sleek readers are inclined to stay away from at the foundation of an undeserved attractiveness on my own. Many think that its legislation and directions – specially these relating animal sacrifices – are inappropriate to the non secular lifetime of Western readers. This assumption doesn't consider the theological ideas proven by means of those teachings and tested within the cultic rituals and affairs of lifestyle pointed out within the publication. in the narrative arc of the Pentateuch, the legislation of Leviticus symbolize a software for restoring the unique created order, an order that has been disrupted through human sin. Leviticus prepares for and offers an international that's to be ruled by way of existence, that is manifested through people in cultic purity and day-by-day holiness. As such, the booklet constitutes a problem and an encouragement to believers of each iteration, as they try to reside the lifestyles that God initially meant for humanity.

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