Of the Causes of the Ceremonial Precepts

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Of the Causes of the Ceremonial Precepts

We must now consider the causes of the ceremonial precepts: under which head there are six points of inquiry:

  1. Whether there was any cause for the ceremonial precepts?
  2. Whether the cause of the ceremonial precepts was literal or figurative?
  3. The causes of the sacrifices;
  4. The causes of the sacrifices;
  5. The causes of the sacred things;
  6. The causes of the observances.