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Daily Archives: September 8, 2011
I started David Weiss Halivni’s Peshat and Derash: Plain and Applied Meaning in Rabbinic Exegesis. Peshat and Derash are two methods of rabbinic exegesis, and medieval exegetes practiced their own form of peshat. On page 128, Halivni defines “peshat” as … Continue reading
There is a contradiction in Stephen King’s IT! And I’m not talking about some of the things that I’ve considered to be tensions—such as IT interacting with adults throughout Derry’s history, yet focusing his energies on scaring and eating children … Continue reading