The second part, Leviticus 17-26, is known as the Holiness Code.
The ABC…CBA chiastic structure is used in many places in the Torah, including Leviticus.
Christians believe that Leviticus is the word of God, but generally hold that most of the non-ethical laws of the Hebrew Bible become obsolete as a result of the New Covenant initiated by Jesus.
The English name is derived from the Latin Liber Leviticus and the Greek (??) ?????????.
Leviticus is a source of two of the Bible's most famous sayings.
The structure in Exodus/Leviticus comprises concepts or ideas in an order ABC…CBA so that the first concept that comes up is also the last, the second is the second to last, and so on.
The main ideas are in the middle of Leviticus, from chapter 11 through chapter 20.
Leviticus is the third book of the Hebrew Bible.
Talmudic debates often centered on how exactly to interpret and apply the various regulations of Leviticus and other books of the Torah.
Christians generally consider much of Leviticus to be non-binding on them as members of the New Covenant initiated by Jesus.
The Holiness Code is regarded as an independent document later combined with other sections into Leviticus as we have it today.
According to the documentary hypothesis, much of Leviticus is identified as originating from the priestly source, "P," which also runs through parts of several other books of the Torah.
Observant Orthodox and many Conservative Jews do not perform the 39 categories of activity prohibited by Mishnah Tractate Shabbat 7:2 in the Talmud.