Sentence Examples

  • HAGGADA, or 'Agada (literally "narrative"), includes the more homiletic elements of rabbinic teaching.
  • It is not logically distinguishable from the halakha, for the latter or forensic element makes up with the haggada the Midrash, but, being more popular than the halakha, is often itself styled the Midrash.
  • From one point of view the haggada, amplifying and developing the contents of Hebrew scripture in response to a popular religious need, may be termed a rabbinical commentary on the Old Testament, containing traditional stories and legends, sometimes amusing, sometimes trival, and often beautiful.
  • The haggada abounds in parables.
  • Many of the alterations are found in the legendary anecdotes of the Jewish Haggada and the New Testament Testaments.

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