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  1. Physical Therapy Community Health & Wellness Fair

    Apr. 16, 2014

    Walsh University Doctor of Physical Therapy students will hold a free community health and… View more

  2. Veterans Reading Group

    Apr. 16, 2014

    The Walsh University Veterans Reading Group will meet in St. Jerome's Conference Room at the… View more

  3. 20/20 Foresight: Walsh Student Art Exhibition

    Apr. 16, 2014   Apr. 17, 2014  
    There are additional future dates for this event.

    This exhibition features works of art created in the Birk Center Art Studioduring the… View more

  4. Image to Image Photography Exhibit

    Apr. 25, 2014   Apr. 26, 2014  
    There are additional future dates for this event.

    This exhibit will feature the work of students in Professor Lee Horrisberger's digital… View more

  5. 11th Annual All Politics is Local Conference

    Apr. 26, 2014

    Walsh University will host this annual conference designed for undergraduate… View more

BYOB: Midrash and the Text

Date(s): Mar. 13, 2014 - Apr. 3, 2014
Event Time: 7 PM - 8:30 PM

How do the Rabbis study text? In peeling away the layers of meaning the interpretative study known as Midrash keeps the text alive in every age. Rabbi Spitzer will encourage this kind of encounter with several major Hebrew Bible themes. Bring your own Bible to each session.

Four lectures, Thursday evenings, beginning March 13.

March 13, 2014 BBCC-A – "What is Midrash"

  • How we study text: What is Midrash?
  • Genesis 22:1-19

March 20, 2014 BBCC-A –"Creation and Destruction"

  • Genesis 1:1 - 2:24 (Two Creation Stories)
  • Genesis 2:25 – 3:24 (Gan Eden)
  • Genesis 6:1- 8:22 (Noah)

March 27, 2014 BBCC-A – "Redemption and Exile"

  • Exodus 1:1 – 12:51 (Enslavement to Redemption)

April 3, 2014 BBCC-C – "Revelation"

  • Genesis 28:10 – 22; 32:23 – 33 (Two dreams)
  • Exodus 20 (The Ten Words)
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