Disappointing his family with his choice to become a tax collector, Levi abandons his initial calling to become a priest and begins questioning the nature of his existence after hearing rumors about a man who is reputed to be the prophesied Messiah.
The Ramsay Scallop by Frances Temple provides the basis for our next unit study. Set during the Middle Ages, the Ramsay Scallop tells the tale of two young nobles who are betrothed to each other. Eleanor is 14 and Thomas is Thomas has been away.
Temples and Temple-Service in Ancient Israel: An Inquiry into Biblical Cult Phenomena and the Historical Setting of the Priestly School, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0931464188/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdm_77a1vb1E6E5BD