Tag: Sacrifice in the Old Testament – Part III

Aug 2018

I had been writing about the Mass as a sacrifice and had begun trying to deepen our understanding through a consideration of the meaning and practice of sacrifice in the Old Testament. As I return to the subject after an interruption of a couple of weeks a brief summary will be in order. A careful consideration shows that by way of analogy to gifts given in the ancient world to honor kings and other rulers, sacrifice is a gift given in honor of God as the supreme ruler of all creation. Just......

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