Searching for Meaning in Midrash: Lessons for Everyday Living

Searching for Meaning in Midrash: Lessons for Everyday Living
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ISBN10: 
082760730X
ISBN13: 
9780827607309
Pages: 
384
Published: 
July 1st 2002 by The Jewish Publication Society
Rating: 
3.9

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?”

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