Vol 10 (2010)

Volume 10

Table of Contents

Articles

Zohar Amar , Ram Bouchnick , Guy Bar-Oz
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Marian Broida
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Bob Becking , Marjo C.A. Korpel
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Raz Kletter , Gideon Solimani
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Moshe Garsiel
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Yael Shemesh
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Russell Hobson
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Philippe Guillaume
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Saul M. Olyan , Joshua A. Berman , Susan Ackerman , Norman Gottwald
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Alexander Andrason
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Francis Landy
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Jürg Hutzli
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Marvin Lloyd Miller
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Karolien Vermeulen
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Elie Assis
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David Frankel
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David P. Melvin
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Nili Samet
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Israel Finkelstein
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Reviews

Review of Gravett, Sandra L., Karla G. Bohmbach, F.V. Greifenhagen, Donald C. Polaski, An Introduction to the Hebrew Bible: A Thematic Approach (Louisville and London: Westminster/John Knox, 2008).
Glen A. Taylor
Review of Steinberg, Julius, Die Ketuvim: ihr Aufbau und ihre Botschaft (BBB, 152; Hamburg: Philo, 2006).
Tim Stone
Review of Porzig, Peter, Die Lade Jahwes im Alten Testament und in den Texten vom Toten Meer (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2009).
Yvonne Szedlàk-Michel
Review of Bauks, Michaele and Christophe Nihan, Manuel d'exégèse de l'Ancien Testament (Le Monde de la Bible, 61; Geneva: Labor et Fides, 2008).
Matthieu Richelle
Review of Garrett, Duane A., Amos: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text (BHHB; Waco: Baylor University Press,2008).
Karl Möller
Review of Zaman, Luc, Bible and Canon: A Modern Historical Inquiry (SSN, 50; Leiden: Brill, 2008).
Stephen Dempster
Review of Wong, Gordon C. I., The Road to Peace: Pastoral Reflections on Isaiah 112 (Singapore: Genesis, 2009).
Stephen Lee
Review of Reno, R. R., Genesis (Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible; Grand Rapids, Mich.: Brazos Press, 2010).
Lissa M. Wray Beal
Review of Auld, Graeme A. and Erik Eynikel, Erik (eds.), For and Against David: Story and History in the Books of Samuel (BETL, 232; Leuven: Brill, 2010).
Sara Kipfer
Review of Kelso, Julie, O Mother, Where Art Thou?: An Irigarayan Reading of the Book of Chronicles (London/Oakville, Conn.: Equinox, 2008).
Christine Mitchell
Review of Bons, Eberhard, ed., Der eine Gott und die fremden Kulte: Exklusive und inklusive Tendenzen in den biblischen Gottesvorstellungen (Biblisch-Theologische Studien, 102; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 2009).
Nathan MacDonald
Review of Lemmelijn, Bénédicte, A Plague of Texts? A Text-Critical Study of the So-Called Plagues Narrative in Exodus 7:1411:10 (OTS , 56; Leiden: Brill 2009.
Edgar Kellenberger
Review of Levinson, Bernard M., Legal Revision and Religious Renewal in Ancient Israel (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008).
Bernard S. Jackson
Review of Naef, Thomas, Holy Bits: A Guide for Using Computers in Biblical Scholarship (Bible in Technology 3; Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009).
Scott N. Callaham
Review of Schüle, Andreas, Die Urgeschichte (Genesis 111) (ZBK, 1.1; Zurich: TVZ, 2009).
Karolien Vermeulen
Review of LaCocque, André, Onslaught Against Innocence: Cain, Abel, and the Yahwist (Eugene, Ore.: Cascade Books, 2008).
Theodore Hiebert
Review of McClymond, Kathryn, Beyond Sacred Violence: A Comparative Study of Sacrifice (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 2008).
Christian A. Eberhart
Review of Mason, Steven D., Eternal Covenant In the Pentateuch: The Contours of an Elusive Phrase (LHBOTS, 494; New York, London: T&T Clark, 2008).
Richard J. Bautch
Review of Van der Toorn, Karel, Scribal Culture and the Making of the Hebrew Bible (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007).
William M. Schniedewind
Review of Borgeaud, Philippe, Thomas Römer &Youri Volokhine (eds.), , Interprétations de Moïse: Egypte, Judée, Grèce et Rome (Jerusalem Studies in Religion and Culture, 10; Leiden: Brill, 2010).
Phillippe Guillaume
Review of Everson, A. Joseph and Hyun Chul Paul Kim (eds.), The Desert Will Bloom: Poetic Visions in Isaiah (Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009).
Paul L. Redditt
Review of Cuéllar, Gregory Lee, Voices of Marginality: Exile and Return in Second Isaiah 40-55 and the Mexican Immigrant Experience AUS Series 7, 271; New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang, 2008).
Lee Beach
Review of Dietrich, Walter, The Early Monarchy in Israel: The Tenth Century B.C.E. (trans. Joachim Vette; Biblical Encyclopedia 3; Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2007).
Mark W. Hamilton
Review of Eidevall, Göran, Prophecy and Propaganda: Images of Enemies in the Book of Isaiah (Coniectanea Biblica: Old Testament Series, 56; Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2009).
Matthew Forrest Lowe
Review of Branch, Robin Gallaher, Jeroboam’s Wife: The Enduring Contributions of the Old Testament’s Least-Known Women (Peabody: Hendrickson, 2009).
Janice P. De-Whyte
Review of Lohr, Joel N., Chosen and Unchosen: Conceptions of Election in the Pentateuch and Jewish-Christian Interpretation (Siphrut, 2; Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2009).
Paul S. Evans
Review of Geller, Markham J. and Mineke Schipper (eds.), Imagining Creation (IJS Studies in Judaica, 5; Leiden: Brill, 2008).
Shawn W. Flynn
Review of Echols, Charles L., “Tell Me, O Muse”: The Song of Deborah (Judges 5) in the Light of Heroic Poetry (LHBOTS, 487; New York, London: T. & T. Clark, 2008).
Brian Peterson
Review of Reiterer, Friedrich V., Tobias Nicklas, Karin Schopflin (eds.), Angels: The Concept of Celestial Beings - Origins, Development and Reception (Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature Yearbook 2007; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007).
Heather Macumber
Review of Littman, Robert J., Tobit: The Book of Tobit in Codex Sinaiticus (Septuagint Commentary Series, 9; Leiden: Brill, 2008).
Micah D. Kiel
Review of Achenbach, Reinhard and Martin Arneth (eds.), "Gerechtigkeit und Recht zu üben" (Gen. 18:19): Festschrift für Eckart Otto zum 65. Geburtstag (Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für Altorientalische and Biblische Rechtsgeschichte, 13; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2009).
Dale Patrick
Review of Stott, Katherine M., Why Did They Write This Way? Reflections on References to Written Documents in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Literature (LHBOTS, 492; New York: T&T Clark, 2008).
Lisbeth S. Fried
Review of Borgman, Paul, David, Saul, & God: Rediscovering an Ancient Story (Oxford and New York: OUP, 2008).
Benjamin J.M. Johnson
Review of Paganini, Simone, “Nicht darfst du zu diesen Wörtern etwas hinzufügen”: Die Rezeption des Deuteronomiums in der Tempelrolle: Sprache, Autoren, Hermeneutik (BZAR, 11; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2009).
Molly Zahn
Review of Bienkowski, Piotr, (ed.), Studies in Iron Age Moab and Neighbouring Areas in Honour of Michèle Daviau (Ancient Near Eastern Studies Supplement Series, 29; Leuven: Peeters, 2009).
Oded Lipschits
Review of Stuckenbruck, Loren T., 1 Enoch 91108 (Commentaries on Early Jewish Literature; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007).
Anke Dorman
Review of Coogan, Michael D., A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament: The Hebrew Bible in its Context (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2009).
Glen A. Taylor
Review of Forti, Tova L., Animal Imagery in the Book of Proverbs (SVT, 118; Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2008).
Timothy J. Sandoval
Review of Boda, Mark J., A Severe Mercy: Sin and Its Remedy in the Old Testament (Siphrut, 1; Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2009)
Steve Dempster
Review of Ulrich, Eugene, The Biblical Qumran Scrolls: Transcriptions and Textual Variants (VTSup, 134; Leiden: Brill, 2010).
Konrad Schmid
Review of Contreras, Elvira Martín, and Guadalupe Seijas de los Ríos-Zarzosa, Masora: La transmisión de la tradición de la Biblia Hebrea (Instrumentos para el estudio de la Biblia, 20; Estella [Navarra]: Verbo Divino, 2010).
Aaron D. Rubin
Review of Gilbert, Christopher, A Complete Introduction to the Bible (Mahweh, NJ: Paulist Press, 2009).
Glen A. Taylor
Review of Otto, Eckart, Die Tora: Studien zum Pentateuch—Gesammelte Aufsätze (BZAR, 9; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2009).
Bruce Wells
Review of Rom-Shiloni, Dalit, God in Times of Destruction and Exiles: Tanakh (Hebrew Bible) Theology (Jerusalem: Hebrew University, Magnes Press, 2009; in Hebrew).
Netanel Y. Barak
Review of Brueggemann, Walter, Divine Presence amid Violence (Eugene, Ore.: Cascade, 2009).
Richard Hess
Review of Achenbach, Reinhard, Martin Arneth, and Eckart Otto (eds.), Tora in der Hebräischen Bibel: Studien zur Redaktionsgeschichte und synchronen Logik diachroner Transformationen (BZAR, 7; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2007).
Mark A. Christian
Review of van Wolde, Ellen, Reframing Biblical Studies: When Language and Text Meet Culture, Cognition, and Context (Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2009).
Anthony R. Pyles
Review of Voitila, Anssi and Jutta Jokiranta (eds.), Scripture in Transition: Essays on Septuagint, Hebrew Bible, and Dead Sea Scrolls in Honour of Raija Sollamo (SJSJ, 126; Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2008)
Gary D. Martin
Review of Blum, Erhard, Textgestalt und Komposition: Exegetische Beitrüge zu Tora und Vordere Propheten (ed. Wolfgang Oswald; FAT, 69; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010).
David M. Carr
Review of Jong, Matthijs J. de, Isaiah among the Ancient Near Eastern Prophets: A Comparative Study of the Earliest Stages of the Isaiah Tradition and the Neo-Assyrian Prophecies (VTSup, 117; Leiden: Brill, 2007)
J. Blake Couey
Review of Ahituv, Shmuel, , Echoes from the Past. Hebrew and Cognate Inscriptions from the Biblical World (trans. A. Rainey; Jerusalem: Carta, 2008).
Matthieu Richelle
Review of Turkanik, Andrzej S., Of Kings and Reigns: A Study of Translation Technique in the Gamma/Gamma Section of 3 Reigns (1 Kings) (FAT, II/30; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008).
Philippe Hugo
Review of Koch, Christoph, Vertrag, Treueid und Bund: Studien zur Rezeption des altorientalischen Vertragrechts im Deuteronomium und zur Ausbildung der Bundestheologie im Alten Testament (BZAW, 383; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2008).
William Morrow
Review of Krüger, Anette, , Das Lob des Schöpfers: Studien zu Sprache, Motivik und Theologie von Psalm 104 (WMANT, 124; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener 2010).
Martin Leuenberger
Review of Troxel, Ronald L., LXX-Isaiah as Translation and Interpretation: The Strategies of the Translator of the Septuagint of Isaiah (JSJSup, 124; Leiden: Brill, 2008).
Philippe Hugo
Review of Levine, Lee I. and Daniel R. Schwartz (eds.), , Jewish Identities in Antiquity: Studies in Memory of Menahem Stern (TSAJ, 130; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009).
Michael Allen Daise
Review of Puech, Émile, , Qumran Grotte 4 XXVII: Textes Araméens Deuxieme Partie (DJD, XXXVII; Oxford: Clarendon, 2009).
Daniel Machiela
Review of Nam Hoon Tan, Nancy, The “Foreignness” of the Foreign Woman in Proverbs 1-9: A Study of the Origin and Development of a Biblical Motif (BZAW, 381; Berlin and New York: de Gruyter, 2008)
Claudia V. Camp
Review of Boda, Mark and Michael Floyd (eds.), Tradition in Transition: Haggai and Zechariah 1–8 in the Trajectory of Hebrew Theology (LHBOTS, 475; London: T & T Clark, 2008).
Jakob Wöhrle
Review of Bergmann, Claudia D., Childbirth as Metaphor for Crisis: Evidence from the Ancient Near East, the Hebrew Bible, and 1QH XI, 1-18 (BZAW, 382; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2008).
Beth Stovell
Review of Dick, Michael B., Reading the Old Testament: An Inductive Approach (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2008).
J. Todd Hibbard
Review of Arnold, Bill T., Genesis (NCBC; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009).
Dale Launderville
Review of Moore, Megan Bishop, Philosophy and Practice in Writing a History of Ancient Israel (LHBOTS, 435; New York: T & T Clark, 2006)
P.G. Kirkpatrick
Review of Joosten, Jan and Jean-Sebastien Rey (eds.), Conservatism and Innovation in the Hebrew Language of the Hellenistic Period: Proceedings of a Fourth International Symposium on the Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Ben Sira (STDJ, 73; Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2008).
Ken M. Penner
Review of McConville, J. Gordon and Stephen N. Williams, Joshua (The Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary; Grand Rapids/Cambridge: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2010).
Trent C. Butler
Review of Boer, Roland, Political Myth: On the Use and Abuse of Biblical Themes (Durham: Duke University Press, 2009).
Steven J. Schweitzer
Review of Hill, Andrew E. and John H. Walton, A Survey of the Old Testament (3rd edition; Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009).
Nathan Patrick Love
Review of Shectman, Sarah and Baden, Joel S. (eds.), The Strata of the Priestly Writings: Contemporary Debate and Future Directions (ATANT, 95; Zurich: Theologischer Verlag, 2009).
Edgar Kellenberger
Review of Passaro, Angelo and Giuseppe Bellia (eds.), The Wisdom of Ben Sira: Studies on Tradition, Redaction, and Theology (Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature, 1; Berlin-New York: de Gruyter, 2008).
Gerbern S. Oegema
Review of Ulrich, Eugene, The Biblical Qumran Scrolls: Transcriptions and Textual Variants (VTSup, 134; Leiden: Brill, 2010).
Andrew B. Perrin
Review of Green, Douglas J., I Undertook Great Works: The Ideology of Domestic Achievements in West Semitic Royal Inscriptions (FAT, II/41; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010).
Scott C. Jones
Review of Lenzi, Alan, Secrecy and the Gods: Secret Knowledge in Ancient Mesopotamia and Biblical Israel (State Archives of Assyria Studies, 19; Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 2008).
Lowell K. Handy
Review of Andersson, Greger, Untamable Texts: Literary Studies and Narrative Theory in the Books of Samuel (LHBOTS, 514; New York: T&T Clark, 2009).
Steven J. Schweitzer
Review of Evans, Craig A. and Emanual Tov (eds.), Exploring the Origins of the Bible: Canon Formation in Historical, Literary, and Theological Perspective (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2008).
Christopher Seitz
Review of Sloane, Andrew, , At Home in a Strange Land. Using the Old Testament in Christian Ethics (Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson, 2008).
Jonathan Y. Rowe
Review of Cary, Phillip, Jonah (BTCB; Grand Rapids, Mich.: Brazos Press, 2008).
Craig G. Bartholomew
Review of García Fernández, Marta, Consolad, consolad a mi pueblo”. El tema de la consolación en Deuteroisaías (Analecta Bíblica, 181; Rome: Gregorian & Biblical Press, 2010).
Enrique Sanz Giménez-Rico
Review of de Hulster, Izaak J., Iconographic Exegesis and Third Isaiah (FAT, II/36; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009).
René Schurte
Review of Bridge, Steven L., Getting the Old Testament: What it Meant for Them, What it Means for Us (Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson, 2009).
Shannon Baines
Review of Levtow, Nathaniel B., Images of Others: Iconic Politics in Ancient Israel (BJSUSD, 11; Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2008).
Bruce A. Power
Review of Gorospe, Athena E., Narrative and Identity: An Ethical Reading of Exodus (BINS, 86; Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2007).
Mabiala Justin-Robert Kenzo