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Leviticus, Impurity, and the Odor of Death

In the first part of this series, “Leviticus, Impurity, and Mouldering Self-Portraits,” I started with a comparison by Jacob Milgrom, the premier Leviticus scholar, on impurity in the Torah and a novel by Oscar Wilde. I also tried to look … Continue reading

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Leviticus, Impurity, and Mouldering Self-Portraits

I’ve never read The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. But I am familiar with the image created by Wilde in this novel, a gruesome image of the reality of evil. Dorian Gray had a portrait of himself commissioned. … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Yeshua in Context – Yeshua Against Leviticus?

One of the dividing lines in views about the historical Yeshua is whether he came to overturn the Torah, the Law of Moses, or to support it for his own Jewish people. Few scholars in recent studies have supported the … Continue reading

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