hum lec4 - Jan 14th 2008 Humanities week 2 lecture 1...

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Jan 14 th , 2008 Humanities week 2 lecture 1 Sacrifice in the Bible Un-graded 1/14 – 1/18 returned 1/23 Essay 1 1/23 – 2/1 returned 2/8 Essay 2 2/8 – 2/20 returned 2/29 Essay 3 2/29 – 3/ 12 returned 3/21 (final) I. The problem of sacrifice Centrality of rite to Israelite life o Participation defines who is and is not in the community o Middle east, sacrifice is prominent o Any religion without the practice of sacrifice is almost inconceivable o Sacrifice expresses the alien character now o Draws upon different regions Unfamiliarity of rite to modern life II. The Act of Sacrifice Performance: Six stages o Bringing the animal to the sanctuary o Laying of hand upon the animal o Slaughtering the animal o Tossing the blood Only the “sons of Aaron” are allowed to approach the alter o Burning the animal Burns on wood fire o Disposing of the remains Typology (different reason for sacrifice determines different ways to butcher the animal) o Burnt o Well-being (peace)
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HUMANITIES 2 taught by Professor Edwards during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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hum lec4 - Jan 14th 2008 Humanities week 2 lecture 1...

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