Vol 4 (2003)

Volume 4

Table of Contents


Meir Malul
Aron Pinker
Mark Leuchter
Raz Kletter
Hanna Liss
Christine Mitchell
R. Christopher Heard
“Jehoiakim Slept With His Fathers…” (II Kings 24:6)—Did He?
Oded Lipschits


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