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date: 18 November 2019

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This article discusses Jewish interpretation of the Bible. It begins with a brief historical overview that will help establish the framework for the forms of Jewish interpretation that emerged. It then covers the approach of Midrash, medieval Jewish exegesis, the Wissenschaft movement of the nineteenth century, and the renewed Jewish scholarly interest in the Hebrew Bible in the twentieth century.

Keywords: Jews, biblical interpretation, biblical scholarship, Hebrew Bible, bible study

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