JUST 7714X The Midrashic Literature

30 hours plus conference; 3 credits

In-depth study of the origin, structure, methodology, and impact of Midrashim, the biblical exegeses by Talmudic authorities. Critical attention will also be given to the non-normative Aggadot of the Talmud that are, in essence, Midrashim.

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

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