JHS News: S. Olyan (ed.) "In Conversation With Joshua A. Berman, Created Equal: How the Bible Broke With Ancient Political Thought" and new reviews
- I am glad to announce the recent publication of the following contribution
in the Journal of Hebrew Scriptures (http://www.jhsonline.org) and of some
Journal of Hebrew Scriptures - Volume 10: Article 9 (2010)
Saul M. Olyan (ed.), "In Conversation With Joshua A. Berman, Created Equal:
How the Bible Broke With Ancient Political Thought" (Oxford University
This contribution emerges out of a session devoted to a critical assessment
of the book that took place at the 2009 SBL Annual Meeting. It includes
Joshua Berman, "Created Equal: Main Claims and Methodological Assumptions,
Susan Ackerman, Only Men are Created Equal, Norman Gottwald, Between
Diachronic and Synchronic Approaches, Saul M. Olyan, Equality and
Inequality in the Socio-Political Visions of the Pentateuchs Sources, and
Joshua Berman, A Response: Three Points of Methodology.
To access the article directly please go to
Recently Published Reviews:
* 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).
(Reviewed by Mark A. Christian).
* 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). (Reviewed by J.
* 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) (Reviewed by Gary D. Martin).
To access JHS reviews directly please go to
The printed version of volume 8 (2008) has been released by Gorgias Press.
For information please go to
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For information about the Logos version of the Journal (vols. 1-7), please
go to http://www.logos.com/products/details/4336
The Logos version of volume 8 of the journal is being prepared.
Ehud Ben Zvi
History and Classics
University of Alberta
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Edmonton AB Canada T6G 2H4
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