Vol 10 (2010)

Volume 10

Table of Contents


The Contribution of Archaeozoology to the Identification of the Ritually Clean Ungulates Mentioned in The Hebrew Bible Abstract PDF
Zohar Amar, Ram Bouchnick, Guy Bar-Oz
Closure in Samson Abstract PDF
Marian Broida
To Create, to Separate or to Construct: An Alternative for a Recent Proposal as to the Interpretation of ברא in Gen 1:1–2:4a Abstract PDF
Bob Becking, Marjo C.A. Korpel
Archaeology and Professional Ethical Codes in Israel in the mid 80s: The Case of the Association of Archaeologists in Israel and Its Code of Ethics Abstract PDF
Raz Kletter, Gideon Solimani
The Book of Samuel: Its Composition, Structure and Significance as a Historiographical Source Abstract PDF
Moshe Garsiel
“And Many Beasts” (Jonah 4:11): The Function and Status of Animals in the Book of Jonah Abstract PDF
Yael Shemesh
Jeremiah 41 and the Ammonite Alliance Abstract PDF
Russell Hobson
Nehemiah 5: No Economic Crisis Abstract PDF
Philippe Guillaume
In Conversation With Joshua A. Berman, Created Equal: How the Bible Broke With Ancient Political Thought (Oxford University Press, 2008). Abstract PDF
Saul M. Olyan, Joshua A. Berman, Susan Ackerman, Norman Gottwald
The Panchronic Yiqtol: Functionally Consistent and Cognitively Plausible Abstract PDF
Alexander Andrason
Three Sides of a Coin: In Conversation with Ben Zvi And Nogalski, Two Sides of a Coin Abstract PDF
Francis Landy
Tradition and Interpretation in Gen 1:1–2:4a Abstract PDF
Jürg Hutzli
Nehemiah 5: A Response to Philippe Guillaume Abstract PDF
Marvin Lloyd Miller
Eeny Meeny Miny Moe. Who Is The Craftiest To Go? Abstract PDF
Karolien Vermeulen
Zechariah 8 As Revision and Digest of Zechariah 1–7 Abstract PDF
Elie Assis
El as the Speaking Voice in Psalm 82:6–8 Abstract PDF
David Frankel
Divine Mediation and the Rise of Civilization in Mesopotamian Literature and in Genesis 1–11 Abstract PDF
David P. Melvin
“The Tallest Man Cannot Reach Heaven; the Broadest Man Cannot Cover Earth” – Reconsidering the Proverb and its Biblical Parallels Abstract PDF
Nili Samet
Archaeology as a High Court in Ancient Israelite History: A Reply to Nadav Na’aman Abstract PDF
Israel Finkelstein


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). HTML
Glen A. Taylor
Review of Steinberg, Julius, Die Ketuvim: ihr Aufbau und ihre Botschaft (BBB, 152; Hamburg: Philo, 2006). HTML
Tim Stone
Review of Porzig, Peter, Die Lade Jahwes im Alten Testament und in den Texten vom Toten Meer (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2009). HTML
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). HTML
Matthieu Richelle
Review of Garrett, Duane A., Amos: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text (BHHB; Waco: Baylor University Press,2008). HTML
Karl Möller
Review of Zaman, Luc, Bible and Canon: A Modern Historical Inquiry (SSN, 50; Leiden: Brill, 2008). HTML
Stephen Dempster
Review of Wong, Gordon C. I., The Road to Peace: Pastoral Reflections on Isaiah 112 (Singapore: Genesis, 2009). HTML
Stephen Lee
Review of Reno, R. R., Genesis (Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible; Grand Rapids, Mich.: Brazos Press, 2010). HTML
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). HTML
Sara Kipfer
Review of Kelso, Julie, O Mother, Where Art Thou?: An Irigarayan Reading of the Book of Chronicles (London/Oakville, Conn.: Equinox, 2008). HTML
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). HTML
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. HTML
Edgar Kellenberger
Review of Levinson, Bernard M., Legal Revision and Religious Renewal in Ancient Israel (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008). HTML
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). HTML
Scott N. Callaham
Review of Schüle, Andreas, Die Urgeschichte (Genesis 111) (ZBK, 1.1; Zurich: TVZ, 2009). HTML
Karolien Vermeulen
Review of LaCocque, André, Onslaught Against Innocence: Cain, Abel, and the Yahwist (Eugene, Ore.: Cascade Books, 2008). HTML
Theodore Hiebert
Review of McClymond, Kathryn, Beyond Sacred Violence: A Comparative Study of Sacrifice (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 2008). HTML
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). HTML
Richard J. Bautch
Review of Van der Toorn, Karel, Scribal Culture and the Making of the Hebrew Bible (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
Paul S. Evans
Review of Geller, Markham J. and Mineke Schipper (eds.), Imagining Creation (IJS Studies in Judaica, 5; Leiden: Brill, 2008). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
Heather Macumber
Review of Littman, Robert J., Tobit: The Book of Tobit in Codex Sinaiticus (Septuagint Commentary Series, 9; Leiden: Brill, 2008). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
Lisbeth S. Fried
Review of Borgman, Paul, David, Saul, & God: Rediscovering an Ancient Story (Oxford and New York: OUP, 2008). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
Oded Lipschits
Review of Stuckenbruck, Loren T., 1 Enoch 91108 (Commentaries on Early Jewish Literature; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007). HTML
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). HTML
Glen A. Taylor
Review of Forti, Tova L., Animal Imagery in the Book of Proverbs (SVT, 118; Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2008). HTML
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) HTML
Steve Dempster
Review of Ulrich, Eugene, The Biblical Qumran Scrolls: Transcriptions and Textual Variants (VTSup, 134; Leiden: Brill, 2010). HTML
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). HTML
Aaron D. Rubin
Review of Gilbert, Christopher, A Complete Introduction to the Bible (Mahweh, NJ: Paulist Press, 2009). HTML
Glen A. Taylor
Review of Otto, Eckart, Die Tora: Studien zum Pentateuch—Gesammelte Aufsätze (BZAR, 9; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2009). HTML
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). HTML
Netanel Y. Barak
Review of Brueggemann, Walter, Divine Presence amid Violence (Eugene, Ore.: Cascade, 2009). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
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) HTML
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). HTML
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) HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
Michael Allen Daise
Review of Puech, Émile, , Qumran Grotte 4 XXVII: Textes Araméens Deuxieme Partie (DJD, XXXVII; Oxford: Clarendon, 2009). HTML
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) HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
Beth Stovell
Review of Dick, Michael B., Reading the Old Testament: An Inductive Approach (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2008). HTML
J. Todd Hibbard
Review of Arnold, Bill T., Genesis (NCBC; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009). HTML
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) HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
Trent C. Butler
Review of Boer, Roland, Political Myth: On the Use and Abuse of Biblical Themes (Durham: Duke University Press, 2009). HTML
Steven J. Schweitzer
Review of Hill, Andrew E. and John H. Walton, A Survey of the Old Testament (3rd edition; Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
Gerbern S. Oegema
Review of Ulrich, Eugene, The Biblical Qumran Scrolls: Transcriptions and Textual Variants (VTSup, 134; Leiden: Brill, 2010). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
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). HTML
Christopher Seitz
Review of Sloane, Andrew, , At Home in a Strange Land. Using the Old Testament in Christian Ethics (Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson, 2008). HTML
Jonathan Y. Rowe
Review of Cary, Phillip, Jonah (BTCB; Grand Rapids, Mich.: Brazos Press, 2008). HTML
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). HTML
Enrique Sanz Giménez-Rico
Review of de Hulster, Izaak J., Iconographic Exegesis and Third Isaiah (FAT, II/36; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009). HTML
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). HTML
Shannon Baines
Review of Levtow, Nathaniel B., Images of Others: Iconic Politics in Ancient Israel (BJSUSD, 11; Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2008). HTML
Bruce A. Power
Review of Gorospe, Athena E., Narrative and Identity: An Ethical Reading of Exodus (BINS, 86; Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2007). HTML
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