Definition of Haggadists
1. haggadist [n] - See also: haggadist
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Literary usage of Haggadists
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Jewish Theology: Systematically and Historically Considered by Kaufmann ( Kohler (1918)
"The haggadists indulged also in dreams of the marvelous fertility of the soil of Palestine in the Messianic time,1 and of the resurrection of the dead in ..."
2. Geonica by Louis Ginzberg (1909)
"To the haggadists he owed also the arrangement of the material according to the weekly lesson from the Pentateuch, which had never before him been attempted ..."
3. Four centuries of silence; or, From Malachi to Christ by Robert Ainslie Redford (1885)
"The Talmudical writers never mention the haggadists—the haggadists rarely mention the Talmudists ; but not the less truly did they exist side by side. ..."
4. The Longer Commentary of R. David Ḳimḥi on the First Book of Psalms (I-X, XV by David Kimhi, Rowland George Finch, George Herbert Box (1919)
"The most important of the Bible exegetes were usually professional haggadists,8 such as were Samuel b. Nahman and Tanhuma. It was these men who preserved ..."
5. The Modern Review by Richard Acland Armstrong (1883)
"This is exactly in the spirit of the Talmudic haggadists. ... Philo's allegorical interpretations are nothing to the refinements of the haggadists. ..."
6. The Messiah-ideal: Comparative Religious Legislations, Doctrines and Forms by Maurice Fluegel (1896)
"The model of the Koran, no doubt, was the Pentateuch, expounded in the light of the Prophets and the haggadists; that school, that filtered and distilled ..."
7. The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah by Alfred Edersheim (1883)
"For the father of Halachic study was Hillel, the Babylonian, and among the popular haggadists there is not a name better known than that of Eleazar the Mede ..."
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