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Fine old high priests

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Published by Bookcraft in Salt Lake City, Utah .
Written in English


  • Terminally ill -- Fiction.,
  • Friendship -- Fiction.,
  • Older men -- Fiction.,
  • Mormons -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesNovel about friendship, family & faith.
StatementDonald S. Smurthwaite.
LC ClassificationsPS3569.M88 F56 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination140 p. ;
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL395603M
ISBN 10157008629X
LC Control Number98074737

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  Fine Old High Priests: A Novel About Friendship, Family, and Faith - Kindle edition by Smurthwaite, Donald S.. Religion & Spirituality Kindle eBooks @ (17). Description Told from the delightful viewpoint of a seasoned seventy-one-year-old high priest, this novel is certain to ring true with generations of Latter-day Saints as the narrator relives his life while watching a true and faithful friend slip to the other side. This novel is warm, wise, funny, lyrical, and tender all at once/5(4). ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 20 cm: Other Titles: Novel about friendship, family & faith: Responsibility. Fine Old High Priests is a welcome breath of fresh air in Mormon literature, a heartwarming book that is not only “uplifting, of good report, and praiseworthy,” but hopeful and promising, announcing as it does the arrival among the Latter-day Saints of a literature that bespeaks the kind of spiritual self-confidence and maturity our religion fosters in its faithful adherents.

  F rom Friar Tuck to Father Ted, clergy occupy a special place in popular culture. Even the most anticlerical reader is likely to have a favourite fictional priest, if only in childhood memories of. History of use. The first reference to Urim and Thummim in the Bible is the description in the Book of Exodus concerning the high priest's vestments; the chronologically earliest passage mentioning them, according to textual scholars, is in the Book of Hosea, where it is implied, by reference to the Ephod, that the Urim and Thummim were fundamental elements in the popular form of the Israelite. After those thirteen high priests, eighteen took the high priesthood at Jerusalem, one in succession to another, from the days of king Solomon, until Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, made an expedition against that city, and burnt the temple, and removed our nation into Babylon, and then took Josadek, the high priest, captive; [] G the times. 35 If Aaron wears these clothes when he enters the holy place as my high priest, the sound of the bells will be heard, and his life will not be in danger. 36 On a narrow strip of pure gold engrave the words: “Dedicated to the Lord.” 37 Fasten it to the front of Aaron’s turban with a blue cord, 38 so he can wear it .

  th High Priest Shlomyah ben Pinhas when the priesthood was transferred to the sons of Itamar; see article Samaritan for list of High Priests from to the st High priest of the Samaritans is Elazar ben Tsedaka ben Yitzhaq} [2] Quoted from the Judaica Press Tanach with Rashi Commentary. [3] http:/ / www. jewishencyclopedia. com/ view. High Priest: The office of High Priest was first given to Aaron and his sons, following the establishment of the Mosaic Covenant on Mt. Sinai. (Exodus ). They were to administer the sacrifices with the articles described by God to Moses on the mountain (Exodus ). A passage in the Book of Exodus describes the Ephod as an elaborate garment worn by the high priest, and upon which the Hoshen, or breastplate containing Urim and Thummim, rested. Even though Aaron was the first high priest mentioned in the Book of Exodus, Louis Ginzberg in Legends of the Jews noted that in legends the first man that assumed the title of high priest of God is Enoch, who was succeeded by Methuselah, Lamech, Noah, Shem, Melchizedek, Abraham, Isaac and Levi.