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

Bibliography

General

Collins, J. J. 1998. The Apocalyptic Imagination: An Introduction to Jewish Apocalyptic Literature, 2nd edn. Grand Rapids, Mich., and Cambridge: Eerdmans.

——— 2000. Between Athens and Jerusalem: Jewish Identity in the Hellenistic Diaspora. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans.

deSilva, D. A. 2002. Introducing the Apocrypha: Message, Context, and Significance. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic.

Grabbe, L. L. 1989. ‘The Social Setting of Early Jewish Apocalypticism’. Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha, 4: 27–47.

Harrington, D. J. 1999. Invitation to the Apocrypha. Grand Rapids, Mich., and Cambridge: Eerdmans.

Horbury, W. 1998. ‘Messianism in the Old Testament Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha’. In J. Day, ed., King and Messiah in Israel and the Ancient Near East: Proceedings of the Oxford Old Testament Seminar, JSOTS.S 270, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 402–33.

Neusner, J., Green, W. S., and Frerichs, E. S. 1987. Judaisms and their Messiahs at the Turn of the Christian Era. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Nickelsburg, G. W. E. 1989. ‘Social Aspects of Palestinian Jewish Apocalypticism’. In D. Hellholm, ed., Apocalypticism in the Mediterranean World and the Near East, Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 641–54.

Oegema, G. S. 1998. The Anointed and his People: Messianic Expectations from the Maccabees to Bar Kochba. Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha Supplement Series, 27. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Orlinsky, H. M. 1974. ‘The Canonization of the Bible and the Exclusion of the Apocrypha’. In Essays in Biblical Culture and Bible Translation, New York: KTAV, 257–86.

Roth, W. 1975. ‘“For life, he appeals to death” (Wisd 13:18): A Study of Old Testament Idol Parodies’. CBQ 37: 21–47.

VanderKam, J. C., and Adler, W. 1996. The Jewish Apocalyptic Heritage in Early Christianity. CRINT. Assen: Van Gorcum; Minneapolis: Fortress Press, esp. 1–31.

Wills, L. 1990. The Jew in the Court of a Foreign King: Ancient Jewish Court Legends. Harvard Dissertations in Religion. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

——— 1995. The Jewish Novel in the Ancient World. Ithaca, NY, and London: Cornell University Press.

1 and 2 Esdras

Böhler, D. 1997. Die heilige Stadt in Esdras a und Esra-Nehemia. Freiburg and Göttingen: Vanderhoeck & Ruprecht.

De Troyer, K. 2002. ‘Zerubbabel and Ezra: A Revived and Revised Solomon and Josiah? A Survey of Current 1 Esdras Research’. Currents in Biblical Research, 1/11: 30–60.

DiTommaso, L. 1999. ‘Dating the Eagle Vision of 4 Ezra: A New Look at an Old Theory’. JSP 20: 3–38.

Longenecker, B. W. 1995. 2 Esdras. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Myers, J. M. 1974. I and II Esdras: Introduction, Translation and Commentary. AB 42. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.

Stone, M. E. 1989. Features of the Eschatology of IV Ezra. HSM 35. Atlanta: Scholars Press.

Talshir, Z. 1999. 1 Esdras: From Origin to Translation. SBL SCS 47. Atlanta: Scholars Press.

Tiller, P. 2000. ‘Anti-apocalyptic Apocalypse’. In R. A. Argall, B. A. Bow, and R. A. Werline, eds., For a Later Generation: The Transformation of Tradition in Israel, Early Judaism, and Early Christianity, Harrisburg, Pa.: Trinity Press International, 258–65.

Williamson, H. G. M. 1996. ‘The Problem with First Esdras’. In J. Barton and D. J. Reimer, eds., After the Exile: Essays in Honour of Rex Mason, Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 201–16.

Tobit

Fitzmyer, J. 2003. Tobit. CEJL. Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter.

Miller, J. A. 1991. The Redaction of Tobit and the Genesis Apocryphon. JSP 8: 53–61.

Moore, C. A. 1989. ‘Scholarly Issues in the Book of Tobit before Qumran and After: An Assessment’. JSP 5: 65–8.

——— 1996. Tobit. AB 40A. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.

Otzen, B. 2002. Tobit and Judith. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Judith

Brenner, A. 1995. A Feminist Companion to Esther, Judith and Susanna. The Feminist Companion to the Bible, 7. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Craven, T. 1983. Artistry and Faith in the Book of Judith. SBL DS 70. Atlanta: Scholars Press.

Ilan, T. 1999. ‘ “And Who Knows Whether You have not Come to Dominion for a Time Like This?” (Esth 4.14): Esther, Judith and Susanna as Propaganda for Shelamzion's Queenship’. In Integrating Women into Second Temple History, TSAJ 76, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 127–52.

Milne, P. J. 1993. ‘What Shall We Do with Judith: A Feminist Reassessment of a Biblical “Heroine” ’. Semeia 62: 37–55.

Moore, C. A. 1985. Judith. AB 40B. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.

Otzen, B. 2002. Tobit and Judith. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Stocker, M. 1998. Judith, Sexual Warrior: Women and Power in Western Culture. New Haven and London: Yale University Press.

VanderKam, J. C., ed. 1992. ‘No One Spoke Ill of Her’: Essays on Judith. SBL, Early Judaism and its Literature, 2. Atlanta: Scholars Press.

Sirach

Aitken, J. K. 2000. ‘Biblical Interpretation as Political Manifesto: Ben Sira in his Seleucid Setting’. JJS 51/22: 191–208.

Coggins, R. J. 1998. Sirach. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Egger-Wenzel, R. 2002. Ben Sira's God: Proceedings of the International Ben Sira Conference, Durham—Ushaw College 2001. BZAW 321. Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter.

Himmelfarb, M. 2000. ‘The Wisdom of the Scribe, the Wisdom of the Priest, and the Wisdom of the King according to Ben Sira’. In R. A. Argall, B. A. Bow, and R. A. Werline, eds., For a Later Generation: The Transformation of Tradition in Israel, Early Judaism and Early Christianity, Harrisburg, Pa.: Trinity Press International, 89–99.

Mattila, S. L. 2000. ‘Ben Sira and the Stoics: A Reexamination of the Evidence’. JBL 119/33: 473–501.

Rollston, C. A. 2001. ‘Ben Sira 38:24–39.11 and the Egyptian Satire of the Trades’. JBL 120/11: 131–9.

Trenchard, W. C. 1982. Ben Sira's View of Women: A Literary Analysis. BJS 38. Chico, Ca.: Scholars Press.

Wright, B. G. 1989. No Small Difference: Sirach's Relationship to its Hebrew Parent Text. SBL SCS 26. Atlanta: Scholars Press.

Xeravits, G. 2001. ‘The Figure of David in the Book of Ben Sira’. Henoch, 23/11: 27–38.

Wisdom of Solomon

Cheon, S. 1997. The Exodus Story in the Wisdom of Solomon. Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha Supplement Series, 23. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Grabbe, L. L. 1997. Wisdom of Solomon. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

McGlynn, M. 2001. Divine Judgement and Divine Benevolence in the Book of Wisdom. WUNT 2. 139. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

1 Enoch

Boccaccini, G. 2000. ‘The Solar Calendars of Daniel and Enoch’. In J. J. Collins and P. W. Flint, eds., The Book of Daniel: Composition and Reception, Leiden, Boston and Cologne: Brill, ii. 311–28.

——— ed. 2002. The Origins of Enochic Judaism: Proceedings of the First Enoch Seminar, University of Michigan, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy, June 19th–23rd, 2001. Henoch, 24/1–2.

Dimant, D. 2002. ‘1 Enoch 6–11: A Fragment of a Parabiblical Work’. JJS 53/11: 223–37.

Nickelsburg, G. W. E. 2001. 1 Enoch 1: A Commentary on the Book of 1 Enoch, Chapters 1–36; 81–108. Hermeneia. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

Pearson, B. A. 2000. ‘Enoch in Egypt’. In R. A. Argall, B. A. Bow, and R. A. Werline, eds., For a Later Generation: The Transformation of Tradition in Israel, Early Judaism and Early Christianity, Harrisburg, Pa.: Trinity Press International, 216–31.

VanderKam, J. C. 1995. Enoch: A Man for All Generations. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press.

——— 1996. ‘1 Enoch, Enochic Motifs, and Enoch in Early Christian Literature’. In idem and W. Adler, eds., The Jewish Apocalyptic Heritage in Early Christianity, Assen: Van Gorcum; Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 33–101.

1 Maccabees

Bartlett, J. R. 1998. 1 Maccabees. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Goldstein, J. A. 1976. 1 Maccabees. AB 41. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.

Schwartz, S. 1991. ‘Israel and the Nations Roundabout: 1 Maccabees and the Hasmonean Expansion’. JJS 42: 16–38.

Williams, D. S. 1999. The Structure of 1 Maccabees. CBQ MS 31. Washington: Catholic Biblical Association of America.

2 Maccabees

Goldstein, J. A. 1983. 2 Maccabees. AB 41A. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.

Van Henten, J. W. 1997. The Maccabean Martyrs as Saviours of the Jewish People: A Study of 2 and 4 Maccabees. Leiden, New York, and Cologne: Brill.

3 Maccabees

Alexander, P. S. 2001. ‘3 Maccabees, Hanukkah and Purim’. In A. Rappoport-Albert and G. Greenberg, eds., Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Texts: Essays in Memory of Michael P. Weitzman, JSOTS.S 333, Sheffield: JSOT Press, 321–39.

Modrzejewski, J. M. 1995. The Jews of Egypt from Ramses II to Emperor Hadrian. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark.

Tromp, J. 1995. ‘The Formation of the Third Book of Maccabees’. Henoch, 17/33: 311–28.

4 Maccabees

deSilva, D. A. 1998. 4 Maccabees. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Moore, S. D., and Anderson, J. C. 1998. ‘Taking it Like a Man: Masculinity in 4 Maccabees’. JBL 117/22: 249–73.

van Henten, J. W. 1997. The Maccabean Martyrs as Saviours of the Jewish People: A Study of 2 and 4 Maccabees. Leiden, New York, and Cologne: Brill.

Additions to Daniel

Brenner, A. 1995. A Feminist Companion to Esther, Judith and Susanna. The Feminist Companion to the Bible, 7. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Clanton, D. W. Jun. 2003. ‘(Re)dating the Story of Susanna: A Proposal’. JSJ 34/22: 121–40.

DiLella, A. A. 2001. ‘The Textual History of Greek Daniel’. In J. J. Collins and P. W. Flint, eds., The Book of Daniel: Composition and Reception, Leiden, Boston, and Cologne: Brill, ii. 586–607.

Moore, C. A. 1977. ‘Additions to Daniel’. In Daniel, Esther and Jeremiah: The Additions. AB 44. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 23–149.

Spolsky, E., ed. 1996. The Judgment of Susanna: Authority and Witness. SBL, Early Judaism and its Literature, 11. Atlanta: Scholars Press.

Steussy, M. J. 1993. Gardens in Babylon: Narrative and Faith in the Greek Legends of Daniel. SBL DS 141. Atlanta: Scholars Press.

1 Baruch

Burke, D. G. 1982. The Poetry of Baruch: A Reconstruction and Analysis of the Original Hebrew Text of Baruch 3.9–5.9. SBL SCS 10. Chico, Ca.: Scholars Press.

Harrelson, W. 1992. ‘Wisdom Hidden and Revealed According to Baruch (Baruch 3.9–4.4)’. In E. Ulrich, J. W. Wright, R. P. Carroll, and P. R. Davies, eds., Priests, Prophets and Scribes: Essays on the Formation and Heritage of Second Temple Judaism in Honour of Joseph Blenkinsopp, JSOTS.S 149, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 158–71.

Moore, C. A. 1977. ‘I Baruch’. In Daniel, Esther and Jeremiah: The Additions, AB 44. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 257–316.

Steck, O. H. 1993. Das apokryphe Baruchbuch: Studien zu Rezeption und Konzentration ‘kanonischer’ Überlieferung. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Letter of Jeremiah

Hurowitz, V. 1999. ‘An End to Flying Cats—Epistle of Jeremiah 22 Reconsidered’. Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha, 20: 93–5.

Moore, C. A. 1977. ‘Letter of Jeremiah’. In Daniel, Esther and Jeremiah: The Additions, AB 44, Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 317–30.

Tov, E. 1975. The Book of Baruch, also called I Baruch (Greek and Hebrew). SBL Texts and Translations, 8, Pseudepigrapha Series, 6. Missoula, Mont.: Scholars Press.

Additions to Esther

Moore, C. A. 1973. ‘On the Origins of the LXX Additions to the Book of Esther’. JBL 92: 382–93.

——— 1977. ‘Additions to Esther’. In Daniel, Esther, and Jeremiah: The Additions, AB 44, Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 153–252.

Psalm 151

Haran, M. 1988. ‘The Two Text Forms of Ps 151’. JJS 39: 171–82.

Sanders, J. A. 1984. ‘A Multivalent Text: Psalm 151: 3–4 Revisited’. HAR 8: 167–84.

Smith, M. S. 1997. ‘How to Write a Poem: The Case of Psalm 151A (11QPsa 28.3–12)’. In T. Muraoka and J. F. Elwolde, eds., The Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Ben Sira: Proceedings of a Symposium held at Leiden University, 11–14 December 1995, Leiden: Brill, 182–208.

Strugnell, J. 1966. ‘Notes on the Text and Transmission of the Apocryphal Psalms 151, 154 (= Syr. II) and 155 (= Syr. III)’. HTR 59: 257–72, 278–81.

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