Temple and Purity – Service, The Offerings and Purity
Volume 3 – ‘Temple and Purity’ Includes: Service, The Offerings and Purity
The Mishneh Torah collection by Maimonides is a summary of the oral Torah, it contains 14 books (hence the nickname “HaYad HaHazaka”).
This book is the third quarter of the Mishne Torah and is for those who want to know the principles and procedures of the Holy Temple in Israel as written by the greatest arbiter of Jewish law, The Great Eagle.
In this volume Maimonides deals with the halachas of the Temple. And it includes:
First described are communal sacrifice in the Book of Service, then the personal sacrifices in the Book of Offerings and finally the purity of body and mind in the Book of Purity.
The second half deals with the way to get to the divine inspiration in Israel by worship at the Temple which brings man and the society to a clean and pure state of mind.
Example Pages from the Book
- Example – Laws of tumat met
- Example – Laws of shogeg
- Example – Hilchot Pesule HaMukdashim
- Example – Image Appendix
Books from This Catagory:
The Book of Service
The book describes the process of worship at the Temple, and communal sacrifices, in oreder to create yearning for the Temple.
The Book of Offerings
The book deals with describing personal sacrificesand all their details.
The Book of Purity
The book deals with all the rules of purity and impurity, and instructs how to live with a pure mind and body.
Way of Life –
The Knowledge Love Times
Home and Land –
Women Holiness Vows Seeds
Law and Governance –
Torts Acquisition Justice and Judges