Leviticus 05 The Bridal Nature of the Sacrificial System
This talk is from The Theopolis Leviticus Lectures (2015) - Leviticus is one of the keys to the Bible, but is a closed book to many Christians. In these lectures, Peter Leithart shows how Leviticus was both a pedagogy for Israel, preparing her for the final covenant order of Christ, and a parody of the temple systems of the pagan world. At the heart of Leviticus is God’s house of hospitality, a new Eden, where Yahweh welcomes His people into a continuous wedding feast.
Peter Leithart received an A.B. in English and History from Hillsdale College in 1981, and a Master of Arts in Religion and a Master of Theology from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia in 1986 and 1987. In 1998 he received his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge in England. He has served in two pastorates: He was pastor of Reformed Heritage Presbyterian Church (now Trinity Presbyterian... read more