Midrash

Jim West jwest at highland.net
Sun Nov 21 14:29:25 EST 1999


At 08:53 AM 11/21/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Hi Jim,
>
>In a controversy over whether there is afterlife, Jesus
>points out the appellation "God of Abraham, Isaac, and
>Jacob" and asserts that God is the God of the living not the
>dead.  Wouldn't His method interpretation here fall under
>the general umbrella of midrash?

This is indeed Midrash.  But from Jesus?  I dont think we can be too certain
of that.

Best,

Jim

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