Biblical Personalities in Midrash Aggada

SMT3893HS  L4101
Offered in Summer 2010  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2007 · Israel Site

Continuities and transformation of biblical figures in rabbinic exegesis; biblical tracings and the midrashic imagination; an analysis of surface and substratum hermeneutics in the rabbinic reading of scripture; the rhetoric and theology of midrash. Primary texts from Scripture, Talmud, & Midrash will be analyzed. Readings, review quiz, lectures, written or oral examination. For Religious Education Credit register in SMP 3498H or 6498H.

Schedule: TBA · Begins: · Ends:
Instructors: Darren Dias
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Biblical
Enrollment Notes: Interested students may contact Professor Darren Dias, O.P. via email at for more information. The course is NOT open on ROSI, registration can only be made through the Student Services Officer of University of St. Michael's College (email:

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