Chapter 4 - Man As Animal and the Emergence of the Ethical Norm
Chapter 1 - "Man as An Organic Being"
Zocher Ha'brit v' Zocher Chasdei Avot - He remembers the covenant, and He remembers the kindnesses of the Patriarchs.
The spiritual aspiration of Sefirat Ha-Omer is expressed in the opening words of the mitzva.
The order of creation depends not on chronology but on activity.
In contrast to an ecstatic worship flowing from a wine-induced joy, Aharon Ha-Kohen is instructed to find internal happiness.