From Creation to Redemption: Progressive Approaches to Midrash
This volume contains selected proceedings of the Midrash Section sessions convened during the 2015-2016 meetings of the Society of Biblical Literature. It is comprised of contributions by both leading and emerging scholars of Midrash whose research shares a common focus on early and medieval rabbinic biblical interpretation. Additionally, the research on Midrash in this volume intersects with a range of related biblical texts, religious themes, and foundational and forward-thinking methodologies and interdisciplinary academic fields of study, including: Gender Studies; Classics; Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Literary Studies; the Aqedah/Binding of Isaac; biblical parables; and, medieval rabbinic biblical commentary.
midrash, rabbinic interpretation, interdisciplinary research
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Nelson, W. David and Ulmer, Rivka, "From Creation to Redemption: Progressive Approaches to Midrash" (2017). Faculty Books. 21.