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Study Guide to the JPS Bible Commentary: Haftarot
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Study Guide to the JPS Bible Commentary: Haftarot

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Jewish Publication Society 2002

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This supplement is perfect for individuals seeking greater understanding of the haftarot as independent literary entities and in the larger context of the Torah cycle and Jewish life; for leaders of adult education groups who wish to focus their study on the haftarot; and for b’nai mitzvah students preparing their divrei Torah. The JPS Commentary: Haftarot is also available for your Logos library.

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Key Features

  • Assists readers in their understanding of the haftarot
  • Prepares b'nai mitzvah students in their preparation for divrei Torah

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About the Author

Laura Suzanne Lieber is professor of religious studies at Duke University. Her primary area of research is synagogue poetry (“piyyut”) from Late Antiquity and the Byzantine period. She examines these works from a variety of perspectives, including literary, performative, and comparative (particularly with Christian hymnography in Syriac and Greek), and also as a genre of early Jewish biblical interpretation. In recent years, she has begun to integrate the study of material culture into her analysis of these literary works, as part of taking a more fully “contextual” approach to literary analysis. She holds a B.A. from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, an M.A. from Hebrew Union College, and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.