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Priesthood in the Old Testament – Lecture 1

Priesthood in the Old Testament

By: Fr. Michael J. Bazzi

Friday November 6, 2009 from 7:00 pm -9:00pm

Theological Courses at St. Peter Cathedral
First Course Nov. 6, 2009

1. Terminology:
a. The Priest
b. The Holy Orders
2. Priests in pagan religions
3. The earliest known social pattern of ancient Israel
4. The covenant with Abraham
5. Religious life of Israelites in Egypt
6. 14 centuries of priesthood in Israel
7. Monarchy (1020-922 B.C.)
8. The functions and personnel of priesthood
9. The Responsibilities of the priesthood
10. The function of the Hebrew priest
11. The high priest
12. Priestly Centers
13. Divine worship (The sacrifices and offerings to God)
14. Priestly Cities
15. The Old Testament
16. Priest duties
17. The Levites
18. Feasts
19. Priestly Course- Divisions
20. Priestly Ordination
21. Priestly Vestments
22. The priestly Code