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A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Leviticus
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A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Leviticus


W. F. Draper 1872

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Focusing on the doctrines of redemption, expiation, and sanctification, James G. Murphy offers comprehensive studies on the Book of Leviticus. Murphy embraces the nature and purpose of each sacrificial rite, and expounds on the reverence and submission to divine justice. He takes into account the fundamental principles of salvation, and provides a comparison between salvation under the law and salvation through Christ.

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Key Features

  • Extols Leviticus’ importance as the central book of the Pentateuch
  • Includes an extensive preface with an overview of the context of Leviticus
  • Compares the contents of Leviticus to other books in the Pentateuch

Praise for the Print Edition

He is successful in explaining the Book of Leviticus as ‘the figurative exhibition of the way of salvation;’ as giving ‘a series of symbolic forms suited to the primeval stage of the human race, and fitted to edify the infant people of God.’

Bibliotheca Sacra

Difficulties are met face to face, and no useless parade of grammatical lore cumbers the pages of this truly learned and evangelical commentary.

Christian Intelligence

Product Details

  • Title: A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Leviticus
  • Author: James G. Murphy
  • Publisher: Warren F. Draper
  • Publication Date: 1872
  • Pages: 324

About James G. Murphy

James G. Murphy was an author and a professor of Hebrew and Old Testament at Assembly’s College, Belfast.