Kaplan-Brauer Lecture in Jewish Studies
Lecture with Jacqueline Vayntrub of Yale University: Aug 26, 5:30pm, Hill Hall. Free and Open to the Public
How Biblical Poetry Works: What makes the poetry of the Bible different from other ancient poetic traditions? Placed in its ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean context, Professor Vayntrub highlights the unique characteristics of biblical poetry and shows how novices and experts alike can appreciate the beauty and insights of these texts.
Dr. Jacqueline Vayntrub is Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible at Yale Divinity School and affiliated faculty in Judaic Studies at Yale University.