“Does the Mosaic Law have anything to say to the modern Christian?”
“You can’t possibly take Leviticus seriously, can you?”
I’ve heard these questions (and many like them) on no few occasions. Sometimes by well-meaning but misinformed folks. Sometimes by ill-meaning and misguided folks. And almost always in circumstances in which I didn’t have the ability to follow up on the conversation in ways that I would have liked.
I’ve half a mind to reformat this article into a tract, print it out, and have a few ready for the future – http://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/making-sense-of-scriptures-inconsistency