The Literary Structure of Leviticus

The two most compelling structures proposed for Leviticus come from Christopher R. Smith and Moshe Kline.

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Blood and Wine

Not that the connection between blood and wine was ever in doubt (cf. Gen 49), but note the parallel in the sacrificial cult: the bread of the face and the sacrifices (most everything save the blood) could be eaten but the wine/beer and blood of the sacrifices could not . . .

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