Monday, June 30, 2014

Leviticus : Chapter 2

A greater intimacy

Raise the memory

The leftovers connect...

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The move from animal to meal offering creates a change of ambiance. From primordial "adam,"  we now speak of a nefesh, a soul, a life force, and then shift into direct address: "if you bring." This greater intimacy is not only between the one who brings the offering, and God, but also with the priests. Suddenly they too become integral parts of this relationship, with the leftovers, the notar, going to them, as part of "the most holy offering" to God]

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