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By Calum Carmichael

during this examine, Calum Carmichael deals a brand new review of the Joseph tale from the viewpoint of the biblical legislation in Leviticus 1-10. those sacrificial legislation, he argues, reply to the various difficulties within the first Israelite kin. knowing how historic lawgivers considered Joseph's and his brothers' troubling habit results in a better appreciation of this complex story. The learn of the legislation in Leviticus 1-10 on the subject of the Joseph tale offers facts that every one biblical legislation, over four hundred, represent statement on matters within the biblical narratives. they don't, as ordinarily inspiration, without delay mirror the societal issues in historic Israelite instances. via shut interpreting and research, Carmichael unearths how biblical narrators and lawgivers came upon designated and sophisticated methods of comparing a unmarried improvement in a story from a number of views. hence, the sacrificial legislation addressing idolatry, holding silent a few identified offense, confessing wrongdoing, and looking forgiveness develop into simply comprehensible while reviewed as responses to the occasions within the Joseph story.

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