Critical Analysis Of Leviticus-16

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Leviticus 16: Day of Atonement
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Abstract This paper would be a critical analysis of Leviticus chapter sixteen. This chapter in Leviticus tackles with the proper way of atonement. There is a proper way of approaching the tabernacle, in addition to the ritual for atonement. A special linen garment specifically for the ritual needs to be donned by the High Priest, which in this case is Aaron. This paper would zoom in into the complexity of the ritual as a feature of Yom Kippur. The ritual for atonement is a long process rich in symbolism that helped shaped religion and culture. The researcher would critically examine its complexity. Its complexity is an avenue for men to reflect of their sins, and really seek repentance. This is because atonement and repentance, although closely related, are two different things. Complexity exists in the ritual itself, and the meaning behind the ritual performed. Leviticus 16: Day of Atonement
Yom Kippur is a Jewish tradition that is also depicted in the Bible through Leviticus chapter sixteen. It is one of the holiest days in Judaism which centers on atonement and repentance. It is believed that men, are frail creatures that are prone to committing mistakes, therefore there is a need for man to atone for this immeasurable sinfulness. They do that through Yom Kippur.
Yom Kippur as depicted in Leviticus chapter sixteen, is done by a High Priest. He follows a certain specific instructions,

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