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Daily Archives: June 14, 2010
Petichta; Symbolist; Confession; Unclear Foresight; Revisiting the Politeia
1. The first essay I read today was Lewis Barth’s “The Midrashic Enterprise”. What I’ll share from that article is that there’s a debate among scholars about the petichta in midrashic literature. What is a petichta? Let’s take Leviticus Rabbah. … Continue reading
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