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Architecture And Law: The Temple And Its Courtyards In The Temple Scroll

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In the Temple Scrollas presently constituted, the Temple plan begins with detailed instructions for the construction of the Temple building itself. Thereafter, complete descriptions of the furnishings of the Temple appear. This chapter seeks to set forth the nature of this plan and to understand the ideal which underlies it. In the Temple plan of Ezekiel 40-48 the situation is different. In Ezekiel's ideal construct, we encounter a Temple plan with two courts, an inner and an outer. The Inner Court surrounds the Temple building and the altar and furnishings, and the Outer encloses an even wider area. Whereas only priests may enter the Inner Court, Israelites may enter the Outer Court. The Inner Court corresponded to the tannaitic Camp of the Divine Presence, the Middle Court to the Camp of the Levites, and the Outer Court to the Camp of Israel.

Keywords: Desert camp; Ezekiel; Israel; Temple Scroll

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