Class Notes on Sacred History
Volume I: The Pentateuch, Joshua, Judges, Ruth and Job.
J. W. McGarvey (1893)
Table of Contents
§ I. THE LAW OF SACRIFICES, AND THE INAUGURATION OF
THE TABERNACLE SERVICE. i. 1-x. 20.
- Who officiated in the consecration of the priests? viii. 6-30.
- What was required of them for seven days? viii. 35.
- What was done on the eighth day? ix. 1, 7, 22, 24.
- What happened to Nadab and Abihu? x. 1-7.
- What order was then given to the priests? and why? x. 8-11.
- A neglect on Aaron's part. x. 16-20.
§ II. LAWS RESPECTING UNCLEANNESS AND PURIFICATION. xi. 1-xv. 33.
1. Clean and Unclean Beasts. xi. 1-47.
2. Uncleanness of Persons and How Removed. xii. 1-xv. 33.
§ III. THE ANNUAL ATONEMENT. xvi. 1-34.
§ IV. A GROUP OF CIVIL STATUTES. xvii. 1-xx. 27.
§ V. LAWS CONCERNING THE SANCTITY OF PRIESTS AND
VICTIMS AND THE OBSERVANCE OF HOLY DAYS. xxi. 1-xxiii. 44. 
§ VI. THE GOLDEN LAMPS, THE SHEWBREAD, BLASPHEMY
AND KILLING. xxiv. 1-23.
- What incident led to the law against blasphemy? xxiv. 10-16.
§ VII. LAWS FOR THE PROTECTION OF POOR MEN AND
BONDMEN. xxv. 1-55.
§ VIII. SOME PROMISES AND THREATENINGS. xxvi. 1-46.
§ IX. LAW OF REDEMPTION FROM VOWS. xxvii. 1-34.
* Note: The laws in Leviticus, and also those in Exodus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy, will be considered in detail farther on, under the heading "The Law of Moses." 
- What historical matter in the book?
- What the principal subject of legislation in this book? and why the name Leviticus?
- Where? through whom? and within what time were these laws given? i. 1; xxvii. 34, cf. Ex. xl. 17; Num. x. 11, 12.
- What other assertions in the book, of their Mosaic origin? iv. 1; v. 14; vi. 1; viii. 1, et al., to the number of about three dozen.
- If they were written in a later age, and thus ascribed to Moses, what should we think of all these statements?
- In that case could we ascribe a divine origin to the law? *
- What origin did our Lord ascribe to the book? Mark i. 44, cf. Lev. xiv. 1-4; Matt. xxii. 36-40, cf. Lev. xix. 18.