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Joanna Weinberg

Midrash Unbound: Transformations and Innovations
Professors Joanna Weinberg and Philip Alexander with Dr Theodor Dunkelgrün discourse on the Midrash. Covering a broad range of texts, from late antiquity to the modern period, including non-rabbinic and non-Jewish literature, an impressive array of the leading names in the field have produced a volume that seeks to open a new period in the study of Midrash and its creative role in the formation of culture. Midrash is arguably the most ancient genre of Jewish literature, forming a volu...