The World of the Bible

Biblical Backgrounds Research Notebook

For reference. Extensive notes on key historical figures, people groups, and locations relevant to understanding the historical context of the Bible. Includes key passages and references.

The Purity of Israel: A Study of the Levitical Law

A brief survey and summary of the worship rites of the nation of Israel described in Leviticus, compared and contrasted with those of related Ancient Near Eastern religious practices. The aim of this essay is to discuss how the unique characteristics of Yahweh-worship reveal the nature and character of the God of the Bible.