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Publications of Laura S. Lieber    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Edited Books

  1. L.S. Lieber and D. A. Green (editors). Scriptural Exegesis: The Shapes of Culture and Religious Imagination, a Festschrift in Honour of Michael Fishbane. Oxford University Press, 2009.

Papers Published

  1. Lieber, LS. "With One Voice: Elements of Acclamation in Early Jewish Liturgical Poetry." Harvard Theological Review 111:3 (July, 2018): 401-424. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Lieber, LS. "Jewish Aramaic poetry from late antiquity: Translations and commentaries." Etudes Sur Le Judaisme Medieval 75 (January, 2018): 1-245. [doi]
  3. Lieber, LS. "Daru in the winehouse: The intersection of status and dance in the Jewish east." Journal of Religion 98:1 (January, 2018): 90-113. [doi]
  4. Lieber, LS. "On the road with the mater Dolorosa: An exploration of mother-son discourse performance." Journal of Early Christian Studies 24:2 (June, 2016): 265-291. [doi]
  5. Lieber, LS. "Stages of Grief: Enacting Lamentation in Late Ancient Hymnography." Ajs Review 40:1 (April, 2016): 101-124. [doi]  [abs]
  6. Lieber, LS. "From Payyetan to Troubadour: Traces of Early Piyyut in Medieval Lyric Poetry."   (March, 2015).
  7. Lieber, LS. "Singing the Body Organic: Corruption and Creation in Two Late Ancient Hymns." Dumbarton Oaks Papers  (March, 2015).
  8. Lieber, LS. "Teaching Jewish Berlin." Andererseits: Yearbook of Transatlantic German Studies  (February, 2015).
  9. Lieber, LS. "Theater of the Holy: Jewish Piyyut, Christian Hymnography, and the Rhetoric of the Late Ancient Stage." Harvard Theological Review  (February, 2015).
  10. Lieber, LS. "Theater of the Holy: Performative Elements of Late Ancient Hymnography." Harvard Theological Review 108:3 (January, 2015): 327-355. [doi]  [abs]
  11. Lieber, LS. "From the Margins: A Response to ‘Schoeps on Schoeps’." Nexus: Essays in German Jewish Studies 2 (2015): 33-36.
  12. Lieber, LS. "Review of Steven Fine, Art and Judaism in the Greco-Roman World: Toward a New Jewish Archaeology, 2nd ed.." Images: a Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture  (February, 2013).
  13. Lieber, L. "Telling a Liturgical Tale: Storytelling in Early Jewish Liturgical Poetry." Zeitschrift Für Religions Und Geistesgeschichte 66:3-4 (January, 2014): 209-232. [doi]  [abs]
  14. Lieber, LS. "Setting the stage: The theatricality of Jewish Aramaic poetry from late antiquity." Jewish Quarterly Review 104:4 (January, 2014): 537-572. [doi]
  15. Lieber, LS. "The Plot within the Piyyut: Retelling the Story of Balak on the Liturgical Stage." The Journal for Textual Reasoning 8 (2014). [available here]
  16. Lieber, LS. "The Play’s the Thing: The Theatricality of Jewish Aramaic Poetry from Late Antiquity." Jewish Quarterly Review  (2013).
  17. Lieber, LS. "The Aroma of Righteousness: Scent and Seduction in Rabbinic Life and Literature." Interpretation: a Journal of Bible and Theology 66:3 (July, 2012): 334-335. [Gateway.cgi]
  18. Lieber, LS. "Review of Deborah Green, The Aroma of Righteousness: Scent and Seduction in Rabbinic Life and Literature." Interpretation 66 (2012): 334-335.
  19. Lieber, LS. "Review of Geza Vermes, Jesus in the Jewish World." Theology 115 (2012): 53-54.
  20. Lieber, LS. "Review of Isa Aron, Steven M. Cohen, Lawrence A. Hoffman, and Ari Y. Kelman, Sacred Strategies, Transforming Synagogues from Functional to Visionary (Herndon, VA: Alban Institute, 2010).." Worship  (2011): 270-272.
  21. Lieber, LS. "Themes and Variations: Yannai on Exod. 3:1 and Deut. 6:4." Prooftexts 30 (2011): 180-213.  [abs]
  22. Lieber, LS. "Essays on Michael Fishbane, Sacred Attunement: A Jewish Theology." The Ccar Journal: the Reform Jewish Quarterly  (2011).
  23. Lieber, L. "Themes and variations: Yannai on exodus 3:1 and Deuteronomy 6:4." Prooftexts 30:2 (December, 2010): 180-216. [doi]  [abs]
  24. Lieber, LS. "The rhetoric of participation: Experiential elements of early hebrew liturgical poetry." Journal of Religion 90:2 (April, 2010): 119-147. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  25. Lieber, LS. "Review of Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Song and Memory. Biblical Women in Syriac Tradition (Milwaukee, WI: Marquette University Press, 2010).." Zeitschrift Für Religions Und Geistesgeschichte 62 (2010): 393-393.
  26. Lieber, LS. ""You have skirted This hill long enough": The tension between rhetoric and history in a Byzantine Piyyut." Hebrew Union College Annual 80 (December, 2009): 63-114.  [abs]
  27. Lieber, L. "Portraits of righteousness: Noah in early christian and jewish hymnography." Zeitschrift Für Religions Und Geistesgeschichte 61:4 (September, 2009): 332-355. [doi]  [abs]
  28. Green, DA; Lieber, LS. "Introduction." Scriptural Exegesis: the Shapes of Culture and the Religious Imagination Essays in Honour of Michael Fishbane 21:6 (May, 2009): 252-. [doi]  [abs]
  29. Lieber, LS. "Review of: Michael Satlow, Creating Judaism: History, Tradition, and Practice (Columbia UP: New York, 2006)." Hebrew Studies 49 (2008).
  30. Lieber, LS. "The Exegesis of Love: Text and Context in the Early Synagogue." Review of Rabbinic Literature 11 (Fall, 2008): 73-99.
  31. Lieber, LS. "There is None like You among the Mute: the Theology of Ein Kamokha Ba-Illemim in Context, with a New Edition and Translation." Crusades 6 (2007): 15-35.
  32. Lieber, L. "The poet and the tower-builders: A translation and analysis of Yannai's Piyyut for genesis 11." Review of Rabbinic Judaism 8:1 (June, 2005): 163-188. [doi]
  33. Lieber, LS. "The Generation that Built the Tower: Yannai on Genesis 11." Review of Rabbinic Judaism 8 (2005): 161-188.
  34. Lieber, LS. "Jewish Living: A Guide to Contemporary Reform Practice. Mark Washofsky." Journal of Religion 82:4 (October, 2002): 670-671. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  35. Lieber, LS. "Review of Samuel Balentine, The Torah's Vision of Worship." Journal of Religion 82 (2002): 269-270.
  36. Lieber, LS. "Review of Mark Washofsky, Jewish Living: A Guide to Contemporary Reform Practice." Journal of Religion 82 (2002): 670-671.
  37. Lieber, LS. "Kissing Cousins: The Relationship of the Mekhilta and Targum Pseudo-Jonathan to Parashat Mishpatim." The Journal of the Aramaic Bible 2 (2000): 89-119.

Articles in a Collection

  1. Lieber, LS. "Kedushah." Cambridge Dictionary of Ancient Mediterranean Religions. March, 2015.
  2. Lieber, LS. "Stage Mothers: Performing the Matriarchs in Genesis Rabbah and Yannai." Genesis Rabbah Conference Volume Ed. Schaefer, P; Himmelfarb, M; Kattan, S. de Gruyter, March, 2015.
  3. Lieber, LS. "Jewish Worship." The Dictionary of the Bible in Ancient Media Ed. Stern, E; Person, R; Keith, C; Thatcher, T. T & T Clark, March, 2015.
  4. Lieber, LS. "Piyyut (Jewish Liturgical and Secular Poetry)." The Encyclopedia of Ancient History. Blackwell, 2015.
  5. Lieber, LS. "Entering the High Holy Days." Mishkan ha-Nefesh. Central Conference of American Rabbis, 2015, xvii-xix.
  6. Lieber, LS. "The Piyyutim le-Hatan of Qallir and Amittai - Jewish Marriage Customs in Early Byzantium." Talmuda de-Eretz Yisrael: Archaeology and the Rabbis in Late Ancient Palestine Ed. Fine, S; Koller, A. WALTER DE GRUYTER GMBH, January, 2014, 275-299. [Gateway.cgi]
  7. Lieber, LS. "The Poetry of Creation: Zevadiah and Amittai’s Yotzerot le-Hatan (Groom’s Yotzers)." Recent Developments in Midrash Ed. Nelson, D; Ulmer, R. Gorgias Press, 2013.
  8. Lieber, LS. "Kedushah." Cambridge Dictionary of Ancient Mediterranean Religions Ed. Fried, L; Lewis, ND; Satlow, M. Cambridge UP, 2013.
  9. Lieber, LS. "Jewish Women: Texts and Contexts." A Companion to Women in the Ancient World. BLACKWELL PUBLISHING LTD, February, 2012, 329-342. [doi]
  10. Lieber, LS. "Piyyut (Jewish Liturgical and Secular Poetry)." The Encyclopedia of Ancient History. Blackwell / Oxford UP, 2012.
  11. Lieber, LS. "Piyyut." Oxford Bibliographies Online. Oxford Bibliographies OnlineOxford UP, 2012.
  12. Lieber, LS. "“Piyyut (Jewish Liturgical and Secular Poetry)"." The Encyclopedia of Ancient History Ed. Bohak, G. Blackwell / Oxford UP, 2011.
  13. Lieber, LS. "The Song of Songs." Cambridge Dictionary of Jewish Religion, History, and Culture Ed. Baskin, J. Cambridge UP, 2011, 552-553.
  14. Lieber, LS. "Piyyut." Cambridge Dictionary of Jewish Religion, History, and Culture Ed. Baskin, J. Cambridge UP, 2011, 479-480.
  15. Lieber, LS. "Jewish Women." The Blackwell Companion to Women in the Ancient World Ed. Dillon, S; James, S. Blackwell / Oxford UP, 2011, 329-342.
  16. Lieber, LS. "“Dew of Rest: The World of Nature in Qallir’s Gevurot shel Tal"." Menachem Schmelzer Festschrift Ed. Blank, D. Brill, 2011, 167-183.
  17. Lieber, LS. "Post-Biblical Exegesis: Parashat Tetzaveh." The Torah: A Women’s Commentary Ed. Eskenazi, TC; Weiss, A. URJ Press / Women of Reform Judaism, 2008, 490-491.
  18. Lieber, LS. "Penitential Themes in Early Synagogue Poetry." Penitential Prayer: Origins, Development, and Impact Ed. Boda, MJ; Falk, DK; Werline, R. SBL / Brill, 2008, 99-125.
  19. Lieber, LS. "Confessions from A-Z: Penitential Forms in Early Synagogue Poetry." Penitential Prayer: Origins, Development, and Impact Ed. Boda, M; Falk, D; Werline, R. Society of Bibilical Literature, 2008, 99-125.
  20. Lieber, LS. "Piyyut." The Encyclopedia of Judaism. Brill, 2005, 2000-2019.
  21. Lieber, LS. "‘O, my dove in the cranny of the rocks, let me see your face!’ Targum, piyyut, and the literary life of the ancient synagogue." Paratext and Megatext As Channels of Jewish and Christian Traditions Ed. Hollander, AAD; Schmid, UB; Smelik, WF. Brill, January, 2003, 202 pages.

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