Objective: What was the bejeweled Breastplate of Judgement worn by the High Priests of Israel? 

On this adventure, students will learn about the Breastplate of Judgement and its role in ancient Israel. How did the ancients priests use it to communicate with God? Why did God order the creation of such a tool, and why isn't it used today?

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Charles Alvarez

“In this lesson you introduced us to the Breastplate and the Urim and Thummim. I feel you should have added the plate of Gold on Aaron's Turban. Exodus 36 “Make a plate of pure gold and engrave on it as on a seal: holy to the Lord. 37 Fasten a ...”

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“In this lesson you introduced us to the Breastplate and the Urim and Thummim. I feel you should have added the plate of Gold on Aaron's Turban. Exodus 36 “Make a plate of pure gold and engrave on it as on a seal: holy to the Lord. 37 Fasten a blue cord to it to attach it to the turban; it is to be on the front of the turban. 38 It will be on Aaron’s forehead, and he will bear the guilt involved in the sacred gifts the Israelites consecrate, whatever their gifts may be. It will be on Aaron’s forehead continually so that they will be acceptable to the Lord.”

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Explore the Bible - 'The Breastplate of Judgement'

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Explore the Bible - 'The Breastplate of Judgement' - STUDY GUIDE
    • Explore the Bible - 'The Breastplate of Judgement' - VIDEO
    • Explore the Bible - 'The Breastplate of Judgement' - QUIZ

Instructor(s)

Instructor Bio:

Marshall Connolly has spent his life in service to God and the Church as an educator and writer. He is a graduate of the California State University system and has earned bachelor's degrees in English and History, as well as a teaching credential. He has completed additional studies at Whitman College, and the University of San Diego. His interests include science and apologetics and he writes on both subjects for Catholic Online (catholic.org), the World's Catholic Library.

He serves as the first Director of Education for Catholic Online School.

Marshall Connolly

Director of Education

Marshall Connolly