Hanna Liss
University of Heidelberg

Prof. Hanna Liss is chair of the Department of Bible and Jewish Exegesis at the Center for  Jewish Studies in Heidelberg and the University of Heidelberg. Previously, she served as the first Moosnick Distinguished Professor of Hebrew Bible & Jewish Studies at Lexington Theological Seminary and as a Harry Starr Research Fellow in Judaica at Harvard University. She holds a Ph.D. in Jewish Studies from the Free University Berlin, and achieved her Habilitation and venia legendi in Jewish Studies at the Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg. She is the author of Jüdische Bibelauslegung (2019) and Creating Fictional Worlds: Peshat Exegesis and Narrativity in Rashbam’s Commentary on the Torah (2011).

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September 19, 2019

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