Searching for Meaning in Midrash: Lessons for Everyday Living

Searching for Meaning in Midrash: Lessons for Everyday Living

by Michael Katz, Gershon Schwartz
     
 

Searching for Meaning in Midrash explores the fascinating body of Jewish literature called Midrash—creative interpretations of the Bible that are designed to reveal hidden or deeper meaning in Scripture. Each of the over 50 midrashim sit next to its corresponding biblical text so that readers can compare them, along with commentary on the times andSee more details below

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Searching for Meaning in Midrash explores the fascinating body of Jewish literature called Midrash—creative interpretations of the Bible that are designed to reveal hidden or deeper meaning in Scripture. Each of the over 50 midrashim sit next to its corresponding biblical text so that readers can compare them, along with commentary on the times and insights of the Rabbis who wrote each midrash. Readers are given guidance for answering “What does this text mean to me?”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827607309
Publisher:
The Jewish Publication Society
Publication date:
07/01/2002
Series:
Sources of American Indian Oral Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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