Nunc dimittis,  Much Hadham by TheRevSteve
Nunc dimittis, Much Hadham, a photo by TheRevSteve on Flickr.

Leviticus 11-15

From these instructions, it would seem a large proportion of the people of Israel would have been ceremonially unclean at any one time – at least a quarter of the women before the other causes of uncleanness even begin to be counted.

These chapters contain the regulations under which Jesus was brought to the Temple in Jerusalem, so here’s another window with that scene – in St. Andrew’s, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire.