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
Publication Date: 1987
About Nobuyoshi Kiuchi
Nobuyoshi Kiuchi is a professor of Old Testament at Tokyo Christian University.