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Selected Bibliography of the Books of Samuel

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Books

Ackroyd, Peter R. The First Book of Samuel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1971.

________. The Second Book of Samuel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1977.

Anderson, Arnold. 2 Samuel. Word Biblical Commentary. Vol. 11. Waco: Word Books, 1989.

de Boer, Pieter A. H. Research into the Text of 1 Samuel I-XVI. Amsterdam: H. J. Paris, 1938.

Baldwin, Joyce G. 1 & 2 Samuel: An Introduction & Commentary. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Downers Grove: Inter-Varsity Press, 1988.

Carlson, R. A. David, The Chosen King. Stockholm: Almquist and Wiksell, 1964.

Crockett, W. D. A Harmony of the Books of Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles. Reprint. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1951.

Davis, John J. The Birth of a Kingdom: Studies in 1 and 2 Samuel and 1 Kings 1--11. Winona Lake, Ind: BMH Books, n.d.

Driver, S. R. Notes on the Hebrew Text and the Topography of the Books of Samuel. Second edition. London: Oxford University Press, 1912; reprinted by Alpha Publications, Winona Lake, 1983.

*Fokkelman, J. P. Narrative Art & Poetry in the Books of Samuel. Volumes I: King David. Assen, The Netherlans: Van Gorcum, 1981.

________. Narrative Art & Poetry in the Books of Samuel. Volumes II-III. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1986, 1990.

Gehrke, R. D. 1 and II Samuel. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1968.

Goldman, S. Samuel: Hebrew Text & English Translation with an Introduction and Commentary. London: The Soncino Press, 1951.

*Gordon, Robert P. I and II Samuel: A Commentary. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1986

Gunn, David. The Fate of King Saul. Sheffield, England: JSOT Press, 1980.

________. The Story of David. Sheffield, England: JSOT Press, 1982.

Hertzberg, Hans W. 1 & II Samuel: A Commentary. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1964.

Ishida, T. Studies in the Period of David and Solomon. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 1983.

Jorden, Paul J. and Streeter, Carole S. A Man’s Man Called by God. Wheaton: Scripture Press Publiscations, Victor Books, 1980.

Kirkpatrick, A. F. The First Book of Samuel. The Cambridge Bible for Schools a Colleges. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1891.

________. The Second Book of Samuel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1886.

Klein, Ralph W. 1 Samuel. Word Biblical Commentary. Waco: Word Books, Publisher, 1983.

Laney, J. Carl. First and Second Samuel. Everyman’s Bible Commentary. Chicago: Moody Press, 1982.

*McCarter, P. Kyle, Jr. 1 Samuel. The Anchor Bible. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1980.

*________. II Samuel. The Anchor Bible. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1984.

McKane, W. I & II Samuel: Introduction and Commentary. London: SCM Press, 1963.

Meyer, F. B. Samuel the Prophet. Chicago: Fleming H. Revell Co., n.d.

Merrill, Eugene H. “1 and 2 Samuel.” In The Bible Knowledge Commentary: An Exposition of the Scriptures by Dallas Seminary Faculty: Old Testament, pp. 431-82. Edited by John F. Walvoord and Roy B. Zuck. Wheaton: Victor Books, 1985.

Moriarty, Fredrick. The Second Book of Samuel. New York: Paulist Press, 1971.

Pell, Peter J., Jr. First Samuel Bible Class Notes. Grand Rapids: Gospel Folio Press, n.d.

Pyne, David F. I & II Samuel. Philadelphia: The Daily Study Bible Series. The Westminster Press, 1982.

Ridout, S. King Saul: The Man after the Flesh. New York: Loizeaux Bros., n.d.

Smith, H. P. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Books of Samuel. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1904.

Snaith, Norman H. Notes on the Hebrew Text of 2 Samuel XVI-XIX. London: Epworth Press, 1946.

A Synoptic Harmony of Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles: With Related Passages from Psalms, Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezra. Edited by James D. Newsome, Jr. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House Company, 1986.

Vos, Howard F. 1, 2 Samuel. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1983.

Whybray, R. N. The Succession Narrative. Naperville, Ill.: Alec R. Allenson, 1968.

Wood, Leon J. Israel’s United Monarchy. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1979.

Periodicals

Boogaart, T. A. “History and Drama in the Story of David and Goliath.” Reformed Review 38 (1985): 204-14.

_________. “Narrative Theology in the Story of the Capture of the Ark.” Reformed Review 41 (1988): 139-46.

Dragga, Sam. “In the Shadow of the Judges: The Failure of Saul.” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 38 (1987): 39-46.

Dumbrell, W. J. “The Content and Significance of the Books of Samuel: Their Place and Purpose within the Former Prophets.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 33 (1990): 49-62.

Humphreys, W. Lee. “From Tragic Hero to Villain: A Study of the Figure of Saul and the Development of 1 Samuel.” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 22 (1982): 95-117.

________. “The Tragedy of King Saul: A Study of the Structure of 1 Samuel 9-31.” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 6 (1078): 18-27.

Luck, G. Coleman. “The First Meeting of Saul and Samuel.” Bibliotheca Sacra 124 (1967): 254-61.

McCarter, P. Kyle. “The Apology of David.” Journal of Biblical Literature 99 (1980): 489-504.

Martin, John. “Studies in 1 and 2 Samuel Part 1: The Structure of 1 and 2 Samuel.” Bibliotheca Sacra 141 (Jan-Mar, 1984): 28-42.

________. “Studies in 1 and 2 Samuel Part 2: The Literary Quality of 1 and 2 Samuel.” Bibliotheca Sacra 141 (April-June 1984): 141, 131-145.

Payne, J. Barton. “Saul and the Changing Will of God.” Bibliotheca Sacra 129 (1972): 321-25.

Peckham, Brian. “The Deuteronomistic History of Saul and David.” ZAW 97 (1985): 190-209.

Preston, Thomas R. “The Heroism of Saul: Patterns of Meaning in the Narrative of the Early Kingship.” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 24 (1982): 27-46.

Sergal, H. H. “The Composition of the Books of Samuel.” Jewish Quarterly Review 55 (1965): 318-319; 56 (1965): 32-50

Simon, Uriel. “A Balanced Story: The Stern Prophet and the Kind Witch.” Prooftexts 8 (1988): 159-171.

Vargon, Shmuel. “Book Review: Analogies and Parallels in the Book of Samuel.” Immanuel 19 (Winter 1984-85): 22-29.

Unpublished Materials

Cave, Robert M. “Historical Literature: 1 Samuel 8--31.” Paper submitted for the course 315 Advanced Hermeneutics. Dallas Theological Seminary, Fall 1983.

Johnson, Elliott E. “Recognition of Theological Themes.” Unpublished class notes in 327 Seminar in Old Testament Historical Literature. Dallas Theological Seminary, Spring 1989.

________. “Samuel, Saul and David in the Unity of 1 Samuel.” Unpublished class notes in 327 Seminar in Old Testament Historical Literature. Dallas Theological Seminary, Spring 1989.

________. “1 Samuel: Synopsis and Selected Analysis.” Unpublished class notes in 327 Seminar in Old Testament Historical Literature. Dallas Theological Seminary, Spring 1989.

________. “2 Samuel: Synopsis and Selected Analysis.” Unpublished class notes in 327 Seminar in Old Testament Historical Literature. Dallas Theological Seminary, Spring 1989.

Pinto, Carlos Osvaldo. “2 Samuel: Exegetical Outline and Selected Analysis.” Paper submitted for the course 372 Seminar in Old Testament Historical Literature, Spring 1989.


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