B 67 How to Read Leviticus (2013)

Leviticus has a poor reputation. Many people, when reading through the Bible, come to grief here. What is the relevance of a book concerned with the minutiae of forms of worship from thousands of years ago?

The answer is—much indeed. When understood aright, Leviticus is a book that is concerned with holiness, sacrifice, purity and ethics, and offers an integrated vision of the holy life of a holy people lived for a holy God. This engaging study leads the reader to see Leviticus' richness and relevance today.
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Author: Revd Dr Philip Jenson

Philip lectures in Old Testament and Biblical Theology at Ridley Hall, Cambridge. Philip is passionately committed to recovering the relevance and power of the Old Testament for God's people today. Philip is Information Officer for the Society for Old Testament Study (SOTS) and maintains their website ( He is married to Ruth and they have three daughters. He enjoys watching films, tennis, and playing the bassoon.

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