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The Divine Presence in Time and Space

Lord, where shall I find You? Your place is lofty and secret. And where shall I not find You? The whole earth is full of Your glory! — Judah Ha-Levi (1075-1141) In ancient times, animal sacrifice at temples and shrines was the primary form of worship and it was believed necessary in order to bring God’s presence into the midst of the community. This “potent presence” of God was understood… Read Article →