Literary Genre Midrash by A.W. Wright

These two important articles published in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 28 explore some of the key literary differences and distinctions between midrash, pesher and other early forms of Jewish exegesis. One of the important distinctions set out in these articles is the understanding of midrash as something that comments directly on Scripture instead of being employed for the purposes of the new composition. An extremely important analysis for those interested in the New Testament use of the Old Testament.

Literary Genre Midrash pt. 1

Literary Genre Midrash pt.2

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