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In keeping with rabbinic custom, the phylactery of the arm is put on first while seated and that of the head afterward while standing.
Their emphasis on outward form, gesture and posture reminds me of Matthew's account of Jesus charging the Pharisees with concern only for which of them had the longest tassel and the widest phylactery (Matt.
On the facades of the cathedrals of Poitiers, Ferrara, and Verona, for example, there are rows of sculpted figures in procession, representing the major Old Testament prophets, each with his own phylactery (scroll) with the relevant prophecy inscribed.
I am reliably informed that (among many possible examples) he has not yet been seen in the streets of Redditch wearing a phylactery and that he does not sacrifice either lambs or doves at family celebrations.