This academic work focuses on the concepts of atonement and sacrifice, using texts from the Pentateuch. Kiuchi looks at the differences between purification rites and those used for expiation. He discusses the Hebrew word, hattat, to discover if it is used mainly in instances of purification or atonement. A variety of interpretations are used to gain a fuller context of the source material.
- Includes notes, a bibliography, indexes, and a list of abbrieviations.
- The Hattat Offering in Lev 4.1-4.13
- The Hattat Offering in Other Sources
- Leviticus 10 and Leviticus 16
- The Kipper Problem
- Some Components of the Hattat Ritual
- The Hattat Offering in Lev 16
- Title: Purification Offering in the Priestly Literature: Its Meaning and Function
- Author: Nobuyoshi Kiuchi
- Publisher: Sheffield
- Publication Date: 1987
- Pages: 209
About Nobuyoshi Kiuchi
Nobuyoshi Kiuchi is a professor of Old Testament at Tokyo Christian University.