Chapter 4 The Law – Living out the Covenant. Major Concepts Book of Leviticus : Holiness and Ritual Book of Numbers : Priestly Regulations and Inspiring Stories Book of Deuteronomy : The Law and Love On the Brink of the Promised Land. Leviticus: Holiness and Ritual.
Ritual was not to be treated lightly - had to be done according to precise instructions
Writer knew that worship is genuine only if it is expressed in how people treat one another
Beginning with the Dispersion of the Jews around 70 C.E., the Jews continued to celebrate Yom Kippur but without the animal sacrifice
Love for God, the essence of true worship, is shown in love for one’s neighbor.
For written homework, due tomorrow, answer the 5 review questions on page 78.
Read up to and including page 78 in textbook.
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