Tag Archives: Priests as exploiters

Leviticus 23 to 24: Feast your eyes on this

Leviticus 23 Blah blah Keep the Sabbath. Blah blah lots of bread/lambs etc ya gotta sacrifice before you stuff your cakeholes Blah blah how to calculate days of atonement, feast of tabernacles etc And boy, is God the Union Steward … Continue reading

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Exodus 32-40: more bloodshed, more gold

OK, I’m even further behind now. Blame the evil three legged cat (I’m sure there must be something in this fat book about casting weird little yowly three-legged things like that out into the wilderness). He killed Marc’s computer monitor … Continue reading

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Leviticus 5 to 6: The protein-grubbing priest class…

Leviticus 5 And now comes some of the arcane ritual cleansing/purification stuff that Leviticus is (in)famous for. Verse 2 “Of if a soul touch any unclean thing, whether it be a carcase of an unclean beast, or a carcase of … Continue reading

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Exodus 24-31: some very, very detailed instructions

I’ve slightly had my comeuppance here. OK, so I decided to talk about the importance of ritual in my last post. But this section is really going for it – although I suppose if you’re setting out details of religious … Continue reading

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Exodus 28 to 29: Priests as the New Boss…

Exodus 28 Aaron is being kitted out for second-in-command   Verse 4-5 “And these are the garments which they shall make; a breastplace, and an ephod, and a robe, and a broidered coat, a mitre, and a girdle: and they … Continue reading

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