High priest

An NYU professor channels the high priest.

Nov. 17 2017 12:01AM

He is dehumanized, his life circumscribed by the need to achieve perfect purity and be a vessel for the forgiveness of the people’s sins.

May 19 2016 12:01AM

The richly stylized clothing of the ancient high priest of Israel points to the inevitability—then as now—of worshiping God in human terms. 

Baruch J. Schwartz
Feb. 11 2014 12:01AM