Re: The sacred name (was: ach y fi etc)
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Friday, March 5, 2004, 11:55|
On Thursday, March 4, 2004, at 05:46 PM, Adam Walker wrote:
> I don't see how that would be physically possible.
> The high priest would be standing behind the rather
> substantial curtain which would absorb most of the
> sound. So his voice would have to carry through the
> curtain out of the Holy of Holies and all the way
> across the Holy Place out to the courtyards (through
> the doors of the Holy Place?) to be heard by the
> people. The people weren't allowed into the Holy
> Place on Yom Kippur were they? I can accept that a
> priest standing very close to the curtain might be
> able to hear the Name, but the crowds outside?
> Perhaps the passage in the Mahhzor is referring to the
> Tabernacle period. Now that I could find plausibile.
Easy. He wasn't inside the Holy of Holies when he said it :-) .
Well, he may have said it there also, i don't remember... I know there
was a sacrificial blood-sprinkling ceremony in there.
But he (also?) used the Name outside.