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Midrashic method, Patterns and Terminology

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This chapter shows the way midrashic method, patterns and terminology are employed in the homiletic pattern. In undertaking this task it is necessary to draw a distinction between the history of tradition in terms of content, on the one hand, and of form criticism, on the other hand. Therefore, it is possible to analyse Greek elements both in the Palestinian midrash and in Philo. The more limited undertaking to investigate the midrashic method in John 6,3r-58 and draw upon Palestinian midrash and Philo for comparative material, therefore, does not exclude the possibility of an influence from Greek exegetical method. Two patterns of contrast occur frequently in connection with Old Testament quotations as they are cited in the Palestinian midrash. Two examples of the pattern of correction are Mek. Ex. 16, 15 and Deter. 47-48. Finally, a few examples of the pattern of philological confirmation are presented.

Keywords: Greek exegetical method; homiletic pattern; midrashic method; midrashic patterns; Old Testament quotations; Palestinian midrash

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