Thursday, April 06, 2017

The Temple

READING ACTS: Core Beliefs of Second Temple Judaism: Temple.
While the synagogue was a place for prayer and study of scripture, the Temple was a place for sacrifice. Just as sacrifice of animals is always a part of religion in the ancient world, it played an important part of the practice of religion in Jerusalem.

Past posts in Phil Long's series on the Second Temple Period are noted here and links.