Friday, July 02, 2021

Atonement without blood?

PROF. MARC ZVI BRETTLER, PROF. AMY-JILL LEVINE: Is Atonement Possible Without Blood? A Jewish-Christian Divide (
Blood has a significant role in many biblical stories and rituals, most prominently in the atonement sacrifices of Leviticus. With the destruction of the Temple and the loss of sacrifices, Judaism and Christianity took very different paths to achieving atonement.

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