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Jesus as Midrash

Hi. I am wondering if I am understanding this correctly: I read that Midrash is a kind of Jewish literary technique, in which the writer uses a (let’s say) figure to represent the culmination of many previous figures. If that is so, I wonder if Jesus was written to be a sort of merging of all the attributes of the Hebrew Bible’s prophets and key figures. That being said, I wonder further if the Gospels were written to be an early reform movement within the Jewish community, and Christians have misinterpreted it to mean that Jesus wanted to create an entirely different religion. Am I understanding Midrash correctly? If so, what are your thoughts on my hypothesis?

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