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In conclusion, I would like to accept Graetz's challenge that "we start imaginatively re-engaging with our sacred texts, by writing midrash." Midrashic storytelling, revisioning the biblical narrative from one's own perspective, points toward a contrapuntal, nomadic style of reading. Such a reading eludes the borders of accepting reading conventions and certainly makes no claims for historical truth. My midrashic model wanders between dual horizons, synchronically from within various locations within the biblical narrative and midrashically from an interpreter's filling of narrative gaps.