Of the Ceremonial Precepts in Themselves

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Of the Ceremonial Precepts in Themselves

We must now consider the ceremonial precepts: and first we must consider them in themselves; secondly, their cause; thirdly, their duration. Under the first head there are four points of inquiry:

  1. The nature of the ceremonial precepts;
  2. Whether they are figurative?
  3. Whether there should have been many of them?
  4. Of their various kinds.