The Midrashic Construct of Early Christian Texts in Light of Early Homiletics in the Synagogue
15th World Congress of Jewish Studies, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, August 2009
Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.
Department of Religion
This paper addresses how the Gospels offer a witness to homiletic
midrash as distinct from exegetical midrash and how the latter governs
the different approaches to the Biblical text and its wording.
This paper was presented at the 15th World Congress of Jewish Studies at Hebrew University in Jerusalem in August 2009.