he book of Leviticus occupies the central position among the five books of the Torah, indicating the importance of this book. While a traditional name is Torat Cohanim (Laws of the Priests), this book applied to all Yisrael and contains many lessons for us today.
Just as Genesis is the book of beginnings, Exodus also portrays a new beginning. The word Exodus is related to the word Exit – indicating a departure from one situation and moving toward another, new experience. The Yisraelites left a life of slavery to return to their homeland – the land promised to Avraham, Yitschak and Yaakov. But their return was...
Words are taken seriously within Judaism. Rabi Meir, a second-century Torah scribe, reportedly quoted Rabbi Ishmael as saying, “My son, be careful in your work, for it is the work of God; lest by omitting one letter or adding one letter the whole world could be destroyed.” Although the statement may be hyperbole, it makes an important point: words are...
La storia della cristianità solleva questioni dolorose. In che modo il messaggio d'amore di Gesù Cristo si sia potuto corrompere generando controversie, ingiustizie e violenza? Questo libro illumina le tracce del passato e ci prepara per l'appuntamento da non mancare: il ritorno glorioso di Gesù.
The Andrews Bible Commentary is written by 60 leading biblical scholars from around the world. It is designed for new believers, experienced Bible students, pastors, and teachers. Its purpose is to trace the blessed hope (Titus 2:13) in the pages of Scripture and to read all of the Bible in the light of that hope.
Desde as tristes cenas da queda de Jerusalém até à grande crise e ao despertamento religioso preditos na Bíblia, este é o relato da luta entre o bem e o mal, a luz e as trevas, a esperança e o desespero. Que termina com a vitória da vida, da glória eterna e do amor de Deus.