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Selected Bibliography on the Book of Ruth

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Atkinson, David. The Wings of Refuge: The Message of Ruth. The Bible Speaks Today. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1983.

Campbell, Edward F. Jr. Ruth: A New Translation with Introduction, Notes, and Commentary. The Anchor Bible. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1975.

Cundall, Arthur E. and Morris, Leon. Judges & Ruth: An Introduction & Commentary. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1968.

Hals, Robert M. The Theology of the Book of Ruth. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1969.

Hubbard, Robert L. Jr. The Book of Ruth. The New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1988.
Hubbard offers a more extensive bibliography on pages 76-80.

Keil C. F. and Delitzsch F. “Ruth” in vol.2: Joshua, Judges, Ruth, I & II Samuel. Translated by James Martin. Commentary on the Old Testament. 10 vols. N.p.; reprint ed., Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1982.

Sasson, Jack M. Ruth: A New Translation with a Philogical Commentary and a Formalist-Folklorist Interpretation. Baltimore: John Hopkins, 1979.

________. “Ruth.” In The Literary Guide to the Bible. Edited by Robert Alter and Frank Kermode. Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1987.

Periodicals And Unpublished Materials On Ruth

Grant, Reg. “Literary Structure in the Book of Ruth.” Bibliotheca Sacra 148 (1991): 424-441)

________. “The Validity of Pregeneric Plot Structure in Ruth as a Key to Interpretation.” ThD dissertation. Dallas Theological Seminary, 1988.

Merrill, Eugene H. “The Book of Ruth: Narration and Shared Themes.” Bibliotheca Sacra 142 (1985): 130-141.

Rauber, D. F. “Literary Values in the Bible: The Book of Ruth.” Journal of Biblical Literature 89 (1970): 27-37.

Sterling, Philippe Robert. “The Contribution of Rhetorical Art to the Message of the Book of Ruth.” Unpublished Th.M. Thesis. Dallas Theological Seminary, 1985.

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