Lecture #9 - TheRabbis ReviewtheRabbis:...

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The Rabbi’s 18:11 Review the Rabbis: Who are “the rabbis” and when do they live? After the second temple After 70 CE What text do they produce Midrash Mishnah Talmud What is the Oral Torah? Written Torah? Written Torah: Bible- 5 books of Moses Oral Torah- What God said to Moses at Mount Sinai Revelation Written Torah Hebrew Bible Midrash Oral Torah Mishnah  Talmud Hebrew bible, Midrash, and Mishnah =======TALMUD Midrash What is Midrash Formed from the verbal root d-r-sh, “To seek” Stories, laws, and interpretations related to the Hebrew Bible. ******Know For  Exam******* “Commentary” Authority is rooted in the Hebrew Bible
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But it is part of the Oral Torah Types o Midrash Halakah: Law Aggadah: Everything else (stories, fables, proverbs) How does it work? Rule-driven interpretive form Assumes: Hebrew Bible is perfect and radically interconnected Surplus of meaning always already present in it. Rabbis assume that if you look at it more closely you can get more from it.
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2012 for the course JEWISH 211 taught by Professor Rosenblum during the Fall '12 term at Wisconsin.

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Lecture #9 - TheRabbis ReviewtheRabbis:...

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