Scribes, Apostles and Sages: Early Jewish Biblical Exegesis (THE2118)

30 credits

This option module will introduce the various Jewish corpora from the Bible to the Talmud, and discuss examples of Jewish biblical exegesis. Linked themes, such as scribal activity, fallen angels and apostasy, will be considered at each stage, thus providing a combination of a chronological and thematic treatment of the various corpora.