Vol 4 (2003)

Volume 4

Table of Contents


Ledabbēr Baššelî (2 Sam. 3: 27) “To Talk Peace” Abstract PDF
Meir Malul
Upon an Attack in Nahum 2:2 Abstract PDF
Aron Pinker
Something Old, Something Older: Reconsidering 1 Sam. 2:27–36 Abstract PDF
Mark Leuchter
A Very General Archaeologist—Moshe Dayan and Israeli Archaeology Abstract PDF
Raz Kletter
Undisclosed Speech: Patterns of Communication in the Book of Isaiah Abstract PDF
Hanna Liss
Transformations in Meaning: Solomon’s Accession in Chronicles Abstract PDF
Christine Mitchell
Echoes of Genesis in 1 Chronicles 4:9–10: An Intertextual and Contextual Reading of Jabez’s Prayer Abstract PDF
R. Christopher Heard
“Jehoiakim Slept With His Fathers…” (II Kings 24:6)—Did He? PDF
Oded Lipschits


Review of Volkmar Fritz, 1 & 2 Kings HTML
Richard D. Nelson
Review of Samuel E. Balentine, Leviticus HTML
Stephen K. Sherwood
Review of Stephen L. Cook, The Apocalyptic Literature HTML
Paul L. Redditt
Review of Bernhard Lang, The Hebrew God: Portrait of an Ancient Deity HTML
Brent A. Strawn
Review of Philip R Davies and John M. Halligan, eds., Second Temple Studies III: Studies in Politics, Class and Material Culture HTML
Heather A. McKay
Review of Mark S. Smith, The Early History of God: Yahweh and the Other Deities in Ancient Israel, Foreword by Patrick D. Miller HTML
Seth Sanders
Review of David R. Bauer, An Annotated Guide to Biblical Resources for Ministry HTML
John W. Vest
Review of J. H. Charlesworth and M. A. Daise, eds., Light in a Spotless Mirror: Reflections on Wisdom Traditions in Judaism and Early Christianity HTML
Richard J. Clifford
Review of Marjo C. A. Korpel, The Structure of the Book of Ruth HTML
Timothy S. Laniak
Review of Isaac Kalimi, Early Jewish Exegesis and Theological Controversy: Studies in Scripture in the Shadow of Internal and External Conflicts HTML
Francis Landy
Review of Michael Fishbane, Haftarot: The Traditional Hebrew Text with the New JPS Translation HTML
Benjamin D. Sommer
Review of Marie Maussion, Le mal, le bien et le jugement de Dieu dans le livre de Qohélet. HTML
Jean-Jacques Lavoie
Review of Richard D. Nelson, Deuteronomy. A Commentary. HTML
Kari Latvus
Review of Albertz, Rainer and Bob Becking, eds, Yahwism after the Exile: Perspectives on Israelite Religion in the Persian Era. HTML
R. Christopher Heard
Review of David W. Cotter, Genesis HTML
R. Timothy McLay
Review of Korpel, Marjo and Josef Oesch, eds., Studies in Scriptural Unit Division HTML
Alan J. Hauser
Review of K. L. Noll, Canaan and Israel in Antiquity: An Introduction HTML
Ronald A. Simkins
Review of Richard J. Clifford, Psalms 1–72 HTML
H. Wayne Ballard Jr.
Review of Murphy, Catherine M. Wealth in the Dead Sea Scrolls and in the Qumran Community HTML
Michael S. Moore
Review of Mark S. Smith, The Origins of Biblical Monotheism: Israel’s Polytheistic Background and the Ugaritic Texts. HTML
Thomas H. Trapp
Review of Reinhard Lehmann, ed., Kleine Untersuchungen zur Sprache des Alten Testaments und seiner Umwelt. HTML
Samuel A. Meier
Review of Susan E. Gillingham, The Image, the Depths and the Surface: Multivalent Approaches to Biblical Study HTML
Carolyn J. Sharp
Review of Katsuomi Shimasaki, Focus Structure in Biblical Hebrew. A Study of Word Order and Information Structure HTML
Samuel A. Meier
Review of J. Clinton McCann, Judges HTML
T. R. Hobbs
Review of Tal Ilan, Integrating Women into Second Temple History HTML
Maxine Grossman
Review of Kenton L. Sparks, The Pentateuch: An Annotated Bibliography. HTML
David Carr
Review of Robert B. Chisholm, Jr., Handbook on the Prophets HTML
Keith Bodner
Review of Tivka Frymer-Kensky, Reading the Women of the Bible: A New Interpretation of Their Stories HTML
Susan Graham
Review of Lee I. Levine, Jerusalem: Portrait of the City in the Second Temple Period (538 bce–70 ce). HTML
Ken Stenstrup
Review of C. L. Seow, Daniel. HTML
John J. Collins
Review of John Goldingay, Isaiah. HTML
James Kennedy
Review of Jacob Milgrom, Leviticus 23–27. HTML
Deborah Ellens
Review of Herbert Donner and Wolfgang Röllig, Kanaanäische und aramäische Inschriften. Band 1, 5., erweiterte und überarbeitete Auflage HTML
Scott Noegel
Review of Bill T. Arnold and Bryan E. Beyer, eds., Readings from the Ancient Near East: Primary Sources for Old Testament Study. HTML
Hector Avalos
Review of Julia Myers O’Brien, Nahum HTML
John L. McLaughlin
Review of Victor H. Matthews, A Brief History of Ancient Israel HTML
Deborah W. Rooke
Review of Charlesworth, James H. et al., eds., The Dead Sea Scrolls: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek Texts with English Translations, vol. 6B Pesharim, Other Commentaries, and Related Documents HTML
James C. VanderKam
Review of Z. Talshir, S. Yona and D. Sivan (eds.) Homage to Shmuel. Studies in the World of the Bible HTML
Ehud Ben Zvi
Review of Daniel Friedmann, To Kill and Take Possession: Law, Morality, and Society in Biblical Stories HTML
Mark Sneed
Review of William John Lyons, Canon and Exegesis: Canonical Praxis and the Sodom Narrative HTML
Brian Britt
Review of J. Gordon Harris, Cheryl A. Brown, and Michael S. Moore; Robert L. Hubbard Jr., and Robert K. Johnston, eds., Joshua, Judges, Ruth HTML
Kathryn L. Roberts
Review of M. J. Evans, 1 and 2 Samuel HTML
Cynthia Edenburg
Review of Mark W. Chavalas and K. Lawson Younger, eds., Mesopotamia and the Bible: Comparative Explorations HTML
Meir Malul
Review of Jan-Wim Wesselius, The Origin of the History of Israel: Herodotus’s Histories as Blueprint for the First Books of the Bible HTML
Louis H. Feldman
Review of Leda Ciraolo and Jonathan Seidel, eds., Magic and Divination in the Ancient World HTML
Scott B. Noegel
Review of Ronald A. Simkins and Stephen L. Cook, eds., The Social World of the Hebrew Bible: Twenty-Five Years of the Social Sciences in the Academy HTML
Daniel L. Smith-Christopher
Review of Meir Ben-Dov, Historical Atlas of Jerusalem. Translated by David Louvish HTML
Ryan Byrne
Review of T. Stordalen, Echoes of Eden: Genesis 2–3 and Symbolism of the Eden Garden in Biblical Hebrew Literature HTML
Charles William Miller
Review of Tod Linafelt, Ruth, and Timothy K. Beal, Esther HTML
Athalya Brenner
Review of Chaya M. Burstein, The Kids Cartoon Bible HTML
Marian Broida
Review of Erhard S. Gerstenberger, Theologies in the Old Testament. Translated by John Bowden. HTML
Michael S. Moore
Review of Walter Brueggemann, Deuteronomy HTML
Dennis T. Olson
Review of David Jobling, Tina Pippin and Ronald Schleifer, eds., The Postmodern Bible Reader HTML
Yvonne Sherwood
Review of Carolyn Pressler, Joshua, Judges, and Ruth HTML
Peter D. Miscall
Review of Timothy M. Willis, The Elders of the City: A Study of the Elders-Laws in Deuteronomy HTML
Carl D. Evans
Review of Johanna Stiebert, The Construction of Shame in the Hebrew Bible: The Prophetic Contribution. HTML
Timothy S. Laniak
Review of Victor H. Matthews, Social World of the Hebrew Prophets HTML
Stephen L. Cook
Review of Bruce Chilton, Redeeming Time: The Wisdom of Ancient Jewish and Christian Festal Calendars HTML
Kim Paffenroth
Review of H. V. Hilprecht, Explorations in Bible Lands During the 19th Century HTML
Scott B. Noegel
Review of J. Alberto Soggin, Israel in the Biblical Period. Institutions, Festivals, Ceremonies, Rituals HTML
Gerald A. Klingbeil
Review of Bruce M. Metzger, The Bible in Translation: Ancient and English Versions HTML
Linda S. Schearing
Review of T. Abusch, Mesopotamian Witchcraft: Toward a History and Understanding of Babylonian Witchcraft Beliefs and Literature HTML
Scott B. Noegel
Review of Joyce Rilett Wood, Amos in Song and Book Culture HTML
John D. W. Watts
Review of M. S. Smith, Untold Stories: The Bible and Ugaritic Studies in the Twentieth Century HTML
N. Wyatt
Review of Robert T. Anderson and Terry Giles, The Keepers: An Introduction to the History and Culture of the Samaritans HTML
Ingrid Hjelm
Review of John Drane, Introducing the Old Testament HTML
John L. McLaughlin
Review of W. H. Bellinger, Leviticus, Numbers HTML
Mark McEntire
Review of Yvonne Sherwood, A Biblical Text and Its Afterlives: The Survival of Jonah in Western Culture HTML
Raymond F. Person Jr.
Review of Judith M. Hadley, The Cult of Asherah in Ancient Israel and Judah: Evidence for a Hebrew Goddess HTML
Phyllis A. Bird
Klaus Baltzer, Deutero-Isaiah: A Commentary on Isaiah 40–55. HTML
Aaron W. Park
Review of Marjo Korpel and Josef Oesch, eds., Delimitation Criticism. A New Tool in Biblical Scholarship. HTML
Gerald A. Klingbeil
Review of Joel S. Burnett, A Reassessment of Biblical Elohim HTML
John Barclay Burns
Review of Isaac Kalimi, The Book of Chronicles. Historical Writing and Literary Devices HTML
Ehud Ben Zvi
Review of Rüdiger Bartelmus and Norbert Nebes, eds., Sachverhalt und Zeitbezug: Semitistische und alttestamentliche Studien Adolf Denz zum 65.Geburtstag HTML
Seth L. Sanders
Review of Walter Brueggemann, Spirituality of the Psalms. HTML
H. Wayne Ballard Jr.
Review of Mordecai Cogan, 1 Kings. A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary HTML
James Linville
Review of Allen P. Ross, Introducing Biblical Hebrew HTML
Esther Raizen
Review of Hermann Gunkel, Water for a Thirsty Land: Israelite Literature and Religion HTML
Beth Tanner
Review of David Arthur, A Smooth Stone: Biblical Prophecy in Historical Perspective HTML
Reed Lessing
Review of Michael P. Weitzman, The Syriac version of the Old Testament. An Introduction HTML
Bruce Chilton
Review of Francis I. Andersen, Habakkuk: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary HTML
Marvin A. Sweeney
Review of Broyles, Craig C., ed., Interpreting the Old Testament: A Guide for Exegesis HTML
Paul Ash
Review of Jerome T. Walsh, Style and Structure in Biblical Hebrew Narrative HTML
Wilfred G. E. Watson
Review of Nicholas de Lange, ed., Hebrew Scholarship and the Medieval World HTML
Daniel J. Lasker
Review of John E. Hartley, Genesis HTML
DeWitt C. Fields
Review of Carsten Peter Thiede, The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Jewish Origins of Christianity HTML
Rob Kugler
Review of Gabrielle Boccaccini, Roots of Rabbinic Judaism: An Intellectual History, from Ezekiel to Daniel HTML
Martin S. Jaffee
Review of F. W. Dobbs-Allsopp, Lamentations. HTML
Michael S. Moore
Review of Edward Lipínski, The Aramaeans: Their Ancient History, Culture, Religion HTML
Scott B. Noegel
Review of Nahum M. Sarna, Studies in Biblical Interpretation. HTML
John W. Vest
Review of Bruce K. Gardner, The Genesis Calendar: The Synchronistic Tradition in Genesis 1–11 HTML
Heidi M. Szpek
Review of B. J. S. Isserlin, The Israelites. HTML
Reed Lessing
Review of Ziony Zevit, The Religions of Ancient Israel: A Synthesis of Parallactic Approaches HTML
Scott B. Noegel
Review of Mark S. Smith, The Origins of Biblical Monotheism: Israel’s Polytheistic Background and the Ugaritic Texts HTML
Robert Gnuse
Review of Leonard J. Greenspoon and Bryan F. LeBeau, eds., Sacred Text, Secular Times: The Hebrew Bible in the Modern World. HTML
Steve Delamarter
Review of Marc Zvi Brettler, The Book of Judges HTML
Steven L. McKenzie
Reivew of Donald E. Gowan, Daniel HTML
Bill T. Arnold
Review of Dianne Bergant, Song of Songs HTML
Scott B. Noegel
Review of Emanuel Tov, Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible HTML
Scott B. Noegel
Review of Thomas Staubli and Silvia Schroer, Body Symbolism in the Bible HTML
Mayer I. Gruber
Review of Silvia Schroer, Wisdom Has Built Her House: Studies on the Figure of Sophia in the Bible HTML
Mary E. Shields
Review of Daniel Schwemer, Wettergottgestalten. Die Wettergottgestalten Mesopotamiens und Nordsyriens im Zeitalter der Keilschriftkulturen: Materialien und Studien nach den schriftlichen Quellen. HTML
Scott B. Noegel

ISSN: 1203-1542