When is an analysis too specific? Maimonides: when it obsesses over details of Torah’s sacrificial system. Me: when it quantifies degrees of truth in a theology.
“Please, no, not another recounting of the details of the mishkan (sanctuary)! My eyes will glaze, my brain will freeze, my body will doze off…” Admit it! You have thought this while reading Exodus! But haven’t you ever wondered why the Israelites aren’t bored, too? What do you know that they don’t?