Halacha was the rule of religious praxis, a sort of Directorium Judaicum: Haggada was the result of free religious reflection.
What was the merit of the school of Hillel that the Halacha should be pronounced to be according to it?
Your business is the Halacha, to determine what actions are forbidden or permitted by religion.
Abbahu, the only one who was a native of Juda, was a person of much originality, but of no authority in the Halacha.
It must, of course, be borne in mind that Halacha and Haggada are not separate works; they are two fibres of the same thread.
So in its way the Agada is quite as precious a legacy from the Fathers as the Halacha.
The two great divisions of Halacha and Agadd have already been explained in the chapter on the Mishna (xxxi).
He admitted philosophy into his religious Code, and conceded it a place of equal importance with the Halacha.
Talmudic legislation, the Halacha, by no means confines itself to religious practices, extensive as this field is.
They were put into the form of short sentences, called "Halacha."