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The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies Provides a comprehensive survey of Biblical scholarship in a variety of disciplines.



Auld, A. G., and Steiner, M. 1996. Jerusalem I: From the Bronze Age to the Maccabees. Cities of the Biblical World. Cambridge: Lutterworth Press.

Bienkowski, P. 1992. Early Edom and Moab: The Beginning of the Iron Age in Southern Jordan. Sheffield Archaeological Monographs, 7. Sheffield: J. R. Collis Publications.

Bright, J. 1960. A History of Israel. London: SCM Press; 3rd edn. 1981.

Calvin, J. 1965. Genesis. Edinburgh: Banner of Truth Trust.

Dever, W. G. 2003. Who Were the Early Israelites and Where Did They Come From? Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans.

Evans-Pritchard, E. E. 1940. The Nuer: A Description of the Modes of Livelihood and Political Institutions of a Nilotic People. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Finkelstein, I. 1988. The Archacology of the Israelite Settlement. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

Finkelstein, I. and Na'aman, N. 1994. From Nomadism to Monarchy: Archaeological and Historical Aspects of Early Israel. Jerusalem and Washington: Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi; Israel Exploration Society/Biblical Archaeology Society.

——— and Silberman, N. A. 2001. The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of its Sacred Texts. New York: Free Press.

Giddens, A. 1985. A Contemporary Critique of Historical Materialism, ii: The Nation-State and Violence. Cambridge: Polity.

Gottwald, N. K. 1979. The Tribes of Yahweh: A Sociology of the Religion of Liberated Israel 1250–1050 B.C.E.. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Grabbe, L. L. 1992. Judaism from Cyrus to Hadrian, i: The Persian and Greek Periods. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

——— 2000. ‘The History of Israel: The Persian and Hellenistic Periods’. In A. D. H. Mayes, ed., Texts in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 403–27.

——— 2004. A History of the Jews and Judaism in the Second Temple Period, i: Yehud: A History of the Persian Province of Judah. London: T. & T. Clark International.

Halpern, B. 2001. David's Secret Demons: Messiah, Murderer, Traitor, King. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans.

Herrmann, S. 1973. Geschichte Israels. Munich: Kaiser.

Jamieson-Drake, D. W. 1991. Scribes and Schools in Monarchic Judah: A Socio-Archeological Approach. Social World of Biblical Antiquity Series, 9. Sheffield: Almond Press.

Keel, O., and Uehlinger, C. 1992. Göttinnen, Götter und Gottessymbole: Neue Erkenntnisse zur Religionsgeschichte Kanaans und Israels aufgrund bislang unerschlossener ikonographischer Quellen. Quaestiones Disputatae, 134. Freiburg: Herder.

Kenyon, K. 1971. Royal Cities of the Old Testament. London: Barrie & Jenkins.

Kitchen, K. A. 1973. The Third Intermediate Period in Egypt (1100–650 BC). Warminster: Aris & Phillips.

Kratz, R. G. 1999. ‘Schrift, Heilige I’. TRE 30: 402–7.

Lemche, N. P. 2003. ‘ “House of David”: The Tell Dan Inscription(s)’. In T. L. Thompson, ed., Jerusalem in Ancient History and Tradition, London: T. & T. Clark International, 46–67.

Levy, T. E., ed. 1995. The Archaeology of Society in the Holy Land. Leicester: Leicester University Press.

McCarter, P. K. 1984. II Samuel. AB. New York: Doubleday.

Mazar, A. 1990. Archaeology of the Land of the Bible, 10,000–586 B.C.E. New York: Double-day.

——— ed. 2001. Studies in the Archaeology of the Iron Age in Israel and Jordan. JSOTS.S 331. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Mendenhall, G. E. 1962. ‘The Hebrew Conquest of Palestine’. BA 25: 66–87.

Miller, J. M. and Hayes, J. H. 1986. A History of Ancient Judah and Israel. Philadelphia: Westminster Press.

Neu, R. 1997. ‘Die Entstehung des israelitischen Königtums im Lichte der Ethnosoziologie’. In Sigrist and Neu (1997), 12–20.

Niemann, H. 1993. Herrschaft, Königtum und Staat: Skizzen zur soziokulturellen Entwicklung im monarchischen Israel. Forschungen zum Alten Testament, 6. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

Noth, M. 1950. Geschichte Israels. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Pritchard, J. B. 1955. Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament, 2nd edn. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Rogerson, J. W. 1986. ‘Was Early Israel a Segmentary Society?’ JSOT 36: 17–26; repr. in D. J. Chalcraft, Social-Scientific Old Testament Criticism: A Sheffield Reader, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1997, 162–71.

Sigrist, C., and Neu, R. 1997. Ethnologische Texte zum Alten Testament, Band 2: Die Entstehung des Königtums. Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag.

Smelik, K. A. D. 1992. ‘King Mesha's Inscription: Between History and Fiction’. In idem, Converting the Past: Studies in Ancient Israelite & Moabite Historiography, Leiden: Brill, 59–92.

Southall, A. 1997. ‘Zum Begriff des segmentären Staates: Das Beispiel der Alur’. In Sigrist and Neu (1997), 67–92.

Steiner, M. 2001. ‘Jerusalem in the Tenth and Seventh Centuries BCE: From Administrative Town to Commercial City’. In Mazar (2001), 280–8.

Wälchli, S. 1999. Der Weise König Salomo: Eine Studie zu den Erzählungen von der Weisheit Salomos in ihrem alttestamentlichen und altorientalischen Kontext. BWANT 141. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer.

Whitelam, K. W. 2000. ‘The History of Israel: Foundations of Israel’. In A. D. H. Mayes, ed., Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 376–402.

Zwingenberger, U. 2001. Dorfkultur der frühen Eisenzeit in Mittelpalästina. OBO 180. Fribourg: Universitätsverlag; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

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