New Publications in JHS: R.F. Person, Jr. , In Conversation With Thomas Römer, The So-Called Deuteronomistic History and New Reviews
- Dear all,
I am glad to announce that the Journal of Hebrew Scriptures (http://www.jhsonline.org) has published the following article:
Journal of Hebrew Scriptures - Volume 9: Article 17 (2009)
Raymond F. Person Jr., ed.
In Conversation With Thomas Römer, The So-Called Deuteronomistic History: A Sociological, Historical And Literary Introduction (London: T. & T. Clark, 2005)
This conversation with Thomas Römer, The So-Called Deuteronomistic History: A Sociological, Historical and Literary Introduction (London: T. & T. Clark, 2005) began in a special session of the Deuteronomistic History section of the Society of Biblical Literature at the SBL annual meeting held in November 2008, in Boston, MA. It includes an introduction by the editor and contributions by Richard Nelson, Steven McKenzie, Eckart Otto, and Yairah Amit. It concludes with a response by Thomas Römer.
Those who wish to access this article directly may go to
The following reviews have also been recently published.
1. de Hoop, Raymond, Marjo C.A. Korpel, and Stanley E. Porter (eds.), The Impact of Unit Delimitation on Exegesis (Pericope; Scripture as Written and Read in Antiquity 7; Leiden, Boston Brill, 2009). (Reviewed by Matthias Hopf)
2. Gignilliat, Mark S., Karl Barth and the Fifth Gospel: Barth's Theological Exegesis of Isaiah (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2009). (Reviewed by Dustin Resch)
3. Handy, Lowell K., Jonah's World: Social Science and the Reading of Prophetic Story (BibleWorld; London: Equinox, 2008). (Reviewed by Philippe Guillaume )
4. Jassen, Alex P., Mediating the Divine: Prophecy and Revelation in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Second Temple Judaism (Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 68; Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2007). (Reviewed by Cecilia Wassén)
5. Jenson, Peter Philip, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah: A Theological Commentary (LHBOTS 496; New York and London: T&T Clark, 2008). (Reviewed by Colin M. Toffelmire)
6. Leuenberger, Martin, Segen und Segenstheologien im alten Israel: Untersuchungen zu ihren religions- und theologiegeschichtlichen Konstellationen und Transformationen (AThANT 90; Zürich: TVZ, 2008). (Reviewed by Armin Siedlecki)
7. Lyke, Larry L., I Will Espouse You Forever: The Song of Songs and the Theology of Love in the Hebrew Bible (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2007). (Reviewed by Jennifer Pfenniger)
8. McKenzie Steven L. and John Kaltner, The Old Testament: Its Background, Growth, & Content (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2007). (Reviewed by Barbara Green)
9. Schifferdecker, Kathryn, Out of the Whirlwind: Creation Theology in the Book of Job (Harvard Theological Studies, 61; Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008). (Reviewed by David J.H. Beldman)
10. van der Deijl, Aarnoud, Protest or Propaganda: War in the Old Testament Book of Kings and in Contemporaneous Ancient Near Eastern Texts (SSN, 51; Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2008). (Reviewed by Paul Evans)
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Please share your comments about the new beta-hypertext version of all the articles and reviews published in the journal from volume 1 to volume 7 (2007) if you find mistakes please contact Karl Anvik at kanvik@... with a cc to me). We hope to have an hypertext version of vol. 8 (2008) by November 2009. The printed publication of volume 8 (2008) is being prepared and hopefully will be ready by November as well. For information on the printed version published by Gorgias of vol. 7 (2007) please go to http://www.gorgiaspress.com/bookshop/p-56292-ben-zvi-ehud-perspectives-on-hebrew-scriptures-iv.aspx
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Ehud Ben Zvi
History and Classics
University of Alberta
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