By Thomas Hieke, Professor of New Testament Exegesis and Hermeneutics Tobias Nicklas
Validated on the heart of the Torah, the directions for the social gathering of the “Day of Atonement” carry a well-liked place (Leviticus 16). The language of atonement, purification and reconciliation represents the diversity of techniques that either discover the advanced relationships among God and guy, among Yahweh and his selected humans Israel, and that set aside where of encounter—the sanctuary. Leviticus sixteen has served because the element of departure for various non secular and cultural practices and techniques that experience had a formative effect on Judaism and Christianity as much as the current day. The essays during this quantity shape a consultant go portion of the background of the reception of Leviticus sixteen and the culture of the Yom ha-Kippurim.