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Selected Bibliography for A Literary and Theological Analysis of the Book of Ezra

I. Literary Analysis

Books and Monographs

Abrams, M. H. A Glossary of Literary Terms. 4th ed. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1981.

Alter, Robert. The Art of Biblical Narrative. New York: Basic Books, 1983.

Auerbach, Erich. Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature. Translated by Willard R. Trask. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1953.

Avishur, Yitzhak. Studies in Biblical Narrative: Style, Structure, and the Ancient Near Eastern Literary Background. Tel Aviv: Archaeological Center Publication, 1999.

Bal, Mieke. Narratology: Introduction to the Theory of Narrative. 2d ed. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997.

Bar-Efrat, Shimon. Narrative Art in the Bible. Translated by Dorothea Shefer-Vanson. 2d ed. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1989.

Berlin, Adele. Poetics and Biblical Interpretation. Sheffield: Almond Press, 1983; reprint, Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1994.

Bloom, Edward A. The Order of Fiction: An Introduction. Indianapolis: The Odyssey Press, 1964.

Booth, Wayne C. The Rhetoric of Fiction. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1961.

Brichto, Herbert Chanan. Toward a Grammar of Biblical Poetics: Tales of the Prophets. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Brooks, Peter. Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984.

Chatman, Seymour. Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1978.

Dorsey, David A. The Literary Structure of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1999.

Eskenazi, Tamara Cohn. In an Age of Prose: A Literary Analysis of Ezra-Nehemiah. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1988.

Eslinger, Lyle. Into the Hands of the Living God. Sheffield: The Almond Press, 1989.

Exum, J. Cheryl, and David J. A. Clines, eds. The New Literary Criticism and the Hebrew Bible. Valley Forge, PA: Trinity Press International, 1993.

Fokkelman, J. P. Narrative Art and Poetry in the Books of Samuel. Vol. 1: King David. Translated by George van Driem, Roy Vreeland, and Judith Frishman. Assen, The Netherlands, 1981.

________. Reading Biblical Narrative: An Introductory Guide. Translated by Ineke Smit. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1999.

Forster, E. M. Aspects of the Novel. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company, 1927.

Friedman, Norman. Form and Meaning in Fiction. Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 1975.

Genette, Grard. Narrative Discourse: An Essay in Method. Translated by Jane E. Lewin. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1980.

Gibson, Andrew. Towards a Postmodern Theory of Narrative. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1996.

Golden, Leon and O. B. Hardison Jr., Aristotle’s Poetics: A Translation and Commentary for Students of Literature. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1968.

Good, Edwin M. Irony in the Old Testament. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1965.

Gros Louis, Kenneth R. R. Literary Interpretations of Biblical Narratives. Vol. 2. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1982.

Kermode, Frank. The Sense of an Ending. New York: Oxford University Press, 1967.

Kort, Wesley A. Story, Text, and Scripture: Literary Interests in Biblical Narrative. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1988.

Lanser, Susan S. The Narrative Act: Point of View in Prose Fiction. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1981.

Lewis, C. S. Reflections on the Psalms. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1958.

Licht, Jacob. Storytelling in the Bible. Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, 1978.

Long, Philips V. The Art of Biblical History. Vol. 5 in Foundations of Contemporary Interpretation. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1994.

Longman, Tremper III. Literary Approaches to Biblical Interpretation. In Foundations of Contemporary Interpretation. Vol. 3. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1987.

Lotman, Jurij. The Structure of the Artistic Text. Translated by Gail Lenhoff and Ronald Vroon. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1977.

Norton, David. A History of the Bible as Literature. Vol. 2: From 1700 to the Present Day. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

O’Connell, Robert H. The Rhetoric of the Book of Judges. VTSup 63. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1996.

Patrick, Dale and Allen Scult. Rhetoric and Biblical Interpretation. Sheffield: The Almond Press, 1990.

Pratt, Richard L. Jr. He Gave Us Stories: The Bible Student’s Guide to Interpreting Old Testament Narratives. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing, 1990.

Prickett, S. Words and the Word: Language Poetics and Biblical Interpretation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986.

Prince, Gerald. A Dictionary of Narratology. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1987.

Rhoads, David and Donald Richie. Mark as Story: An Introduction to the Narrative of a Gospel. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1982.

Ryken, Leland. How to Read the Bible as Literature. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1984.

________. Words of Delight: A Literary Introduction to the Bible. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1987.

Scholes, Robert. Approaches to the Novel. San Francisco: Chandler Publishing Company, 1961.

Scholes, Robert and Robert Kellogg. The Nature of Narrative. New York: Oxford University Press, 1966.

Ska, Jean Louis. “Our Fathers Have Told Us”: Introduction to the Analysis of Hebrew Narratives. Rome: Pontifical Biblical Institute, 1990.

Sternberg, Meir. Expositional Modes and Temporal Ordering. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1978.

________. The Poetics of Biblical Narrative: Ideological Literature and the Drama of Reading. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985.

Uspensky, Boris. A Poetics of Composition. Translated by Valentina Zavarin and Susan Wittig. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973.

Articles and Essays

Alter, Robert. “A Response to Critics.” JSOT 27 (1983): 113-17.

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

________. “Sodom as Nexus: The Web of Design in Biblical Narrative.” In The Book and the Text: The Bible and Literary Theory. Edited by Regina Schwartz. Cambridge: Basil Blackwell, Inc., 1990.

Bar-Efrat, Shimon. “Some Observations on the Analysis of Structure in Biblical Narrative.” VT 30 (1980): 154-173.

Berlin, Adele. “On the Bible as Literature.” Prooftexts 2 (1982): 323-27.

________. “Literary Exegesis of Biblical Narrative: Between Poetics and Hermeneutics.” In ‘Not In Heaven.’ Edited by Jason P. Rosenblatt and Joseph C. Sitterson, Jr. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991.

Berlin, Adele and James Kugel. “On the Bible as Literature.” Prooftexts 2 (1982): 323-332.

Clines, D. J. A. “Story and Poem: The Old Testament as Literature and as Scripture.” Beyond Form Criticism: Essays in Old Testament Literary Criticism. SBTS 2. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1992.

Crane, R. S. “The Concept of Plot and the Plot of ‘Tom Jones.’” In Critics and Criticism. Edited by R. S. Crane. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1952.

Culler, Jonathan. “Defining Narrative Units.” In Style and Structure in Literature. Edited by Roger Fowler. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1975.

Du Rand, J. A. “Plot and Point of View in the Gospel of John.” In A South African Perspective on the New Testament. Edited by J. H. Petzer and P. J. Hartin. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1986.

Egan, Kieran. “What is a Plot?” New Literary History 9 (1978): 455-73.

Eslinger, Lyle. “Viewpoints and Point of View in 1 Samuel 8-12.” JSOT 26 (1983): 61-76.

Fewel, Danna Nolan, and David M. Gunn. “Tipping the Balance: Sternberg’s Reader and the Rape of Dinah.” JBL 110 (1991): 193-211.

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

Garbini, Giovanni. “Hebrew Literature in the Persian Period.” In Second Temple Studies: 2. Temple Community in the Persian Period. Edited by Tamara C. Eskenazi and Kent H. Richards. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1994.

Green, Barbara. “The Plot of the Biblical Story of Ruth.” in Beyond Form Criticism: Essays in Old Testament Literary Criticism. SBTS 2. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1992.

Green, Douglas. “Ezra-Nehemiah.” In A Complete Literary Guide to the Bible. Edited by Leland Ryken and Tremper Longman III. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1993.

Greenstein, Edward L. “Biblical Narratology.” Prooftexts 1 (1981): 201-208.

House, Paul R. “The Rise and Current Status of Literary Criticism of the Old Testament.” In Beyond Form Criticism: Essays in Old Testament Literary Criticism. SBTS 2. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1992.

________. “Plot, Prophecy and Jeremiah.” JETS 36 (1993): 297-307.

Lanser, Susan S. “Plot.” In The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. Edited by Alex Preminger and T. V. F. Brogan. New York: MJF Books, 1993.

Long, Philips V. “Toward a Better Theory and Understanding of Old Testament Narrative.” Presbyterion 13 (1987): 102-109.

Longman, Tremper III, “The Literary Approach to the Study of the Old Testament: Promise and Pitfalls.” JETS 28 (1985): 385-398.

________. “Biblical Narrative.” In A Complete Literary Guide to the Bible. Edited by Leland Ryken and Tremper Longman III. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1993.

________. “Storytellers and Poets in the Bible: Can Literary Artifice Be True?” In Inerrancy and Hermeneutics. Edited by Harvie M. Conn. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1994.

________. “Literary Approaches to Old Testament Study.” In The Face of Old Testament Studies: A Survey of Contemporary Approaches. Edited by David W. Baker and Bill T. Arnold. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1999.

Magonet, Jonathan. “The Problem of Perspective in Biblical Narrative.” In Literary Structure and Rhetorical Strategies in the Hebrew Bible. Edited by L. J. de Regt, J. de Waard, and J. P. Fokkelman. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1996.

Martin, W. J. “‘Dischronologized’ Narrative in the Old Testament.” VTSup 17 (1968): 179-86.

Matera, Frank J. “The Plot of Matthew’s Gospel.” CBQ 49 (1987): 233-53.

Mathewson, Steven D. “Guidelines for Understanding and Proclaiming Old Testament Narratives.” Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997): 410-35.

McKnight, Scot. “Literary Criticism of the Synoptic Gospels.” Trinity Journal 8 (1987): 57-68.

Muilenburg, James. “Form Criticism and Beyond.” JBL 88 (1969): 1-18.

Perry, Menakhem. “Literary Dynamics: How the Order of a Text Creates its Meaning.” Poetics Today 1, no. 1-2 (1979): 35-64, 311-61.

Pratt, Richard L. Jr. “Pictures, Windows, and Mirrors in Old Testament Exegesis.” WTJ 45 (1983): 156-167.

Ricoeur, Paul. “Interpretive Narrative.” In The Book and the Text: The Bible and Literary Theory. Translated by David Pellauer. Edited by Regina Schwartz. Cambridge, ME: Basil Blackwell, Inc., 1990.

Ryken, Leland. “Literary Criticism of the Bible: Some Fallacies.” In Literary Interpretations of Biblical Narratives. Vol. 1. Edited by Kenneth R. R. Gros Louis. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1974.

________. “The Bible as Literature—Part 1” Bibliotheca Sacra 147 (1990): 3-15.

________. “The Bible as Literature—Part 2” Bibliotheca Sacra 147 (1990): 131-42.

________. “The Bible and Literary Study.” In The Discerning Reader: Christian Perspectives on Literature and Theory. Edited by David Barratt, Roger Pooley, and Leland Ryken. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1995.

Satterthwaite, Philip E. “Narrative Criticism: The Theological Implications of Narrative Techniques.” In Vol. 1 of New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis. Edited by Willem A. VanGemeren. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1997.

Schultz, Richard. “Integrating Old Testament Theology and Exegesis: Literary, Thematic, and Canonical Issues.” In Vol. 1 of New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis. Edited by Willem A. VanGemeren. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1997.

Sternberg, Meir. “Ordering the Unordered: Time, Space, and Descriptive Coherence.” Yale French Studies 61 (1981): 60-88.

________. “Deictic Sequence: World, Language and Convention.” In Essays on Deixis. Edited by Gisa Rauh. Tübingen: Gunter Narr, 1983.

________. “The Bible’s Art of Persuasion: Ideology, Rhetoric, and Poetics in Saul’s Fall.” HUCA 54 (1983): 45-82.

________. “Telling in Time (I): Chronology and Narrative Theory.” Poetics Today 11 (1990): 901-948.

________. “Time and Reader.” In The Uses of Adversity: Failure and Accommodation in Reader Response. Edited by Ellen Spolsky. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, Inc., 1990.

________. “Time and Space in Biblical (Hi)story Telling: The Grand Chronology.” In The Book and the Text: The Bible and Literary Theory. Edited by Regina Schwartz. Cambridge: Basil Blackwell, Inc., 1990.

________. “Double Cave, Double Talk: The Indirections of Biblical Dialogue.” In ‘Not In Heaven.’ Edited by Jason P. Rosenblatt and Joseph C. Sitterson, Jr. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991.

________. “Telling in Time (II): Chronology, Teleology, Narrativity.” Poetics Today 13 (1992): 463-541.

Talmon, Shemaryahu. “The Presentation of Synchroneity and Simultaneity in Biblical Narrative.” In Studies in Hebrew Narrative Art Throughout the Ages. Edited by Joseph Heinemann. Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, 1978.

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

Trawick, Buckner B. “Establishment of a Church State after the Exile.” In The Bible as Literature. 2d ed. New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1970.

Van Aarde, A. G. “Plot as Mediated Through Point of View. MT 22:1-14 – A Case Study.” In A South African Perspective on the New Testament. Edited by J. H. Petzer and P. J. Hartin. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1986.

Unpublished Works

Lehman, Mark L. “The Literary Study of Esther Showing Contributions to the Book’s Historicity and Theology.” Ph.D. diss, Bob Jones University, 1992.

Reynolds, Steve L. “A Literary Analysis of Nehemiah.” Ph.D. diss., Bob Jones University, 1994.

II. Theological Analysis

Old Testament Theology

Barth, Christopher. God With Us: A Theological Introduction to the Old Testament. Edited by Geoffrey W. Bromiley. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1991.

Dumbrell, William J. The Faith of Israel: Its Expression in the Books of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1988.

Dyrness, William. Themes in Old Testament Theology. Downers Grove: Inter-Varsity Press, 1979.

House, Paul R. Old Testament Theology. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1998.

Kaiser, Walter C., Jr. Toward an Old Testament Theology. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1978.

Lehman, Chester K. Biblical Theology: Old Testament. Vol. 1. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1971.

Martens, Elmer A. “Accessing Theological Readings of a Biblical Book.” Andrews University Seminary Studies 34 (1996): 223-237.

Oehler, Gustav. Theology of the Old Testament. Edited by George E. Day. 1883; reprint ed., Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, n.d.

Payne, J. Barton. The Theology of the Older Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1962.

Preuss, Horst Dietrich. Old Testament Theology. Vol. 2. Translated by Leo G. Perdue. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1996.

Sailhamer, John. Introduction to Old Testament Theology: A Canonical Approach. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1995.

von Rad, Gerhard. Old Testament Theology. Vol. 1. Translated by D. M. G. Stalker. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1962.

Zimmerli, Walther. Old Testament Theology in Outline. Translated by David E. Green. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1978.

Commentaries and Monographs

Batten, Loring W. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Books of Ezra and Nehemiah. The International Critical Commentary. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1913.

Blenkinsopp, Joseph. Ezra-Nehemiah. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1988.

Breneman, Mervin. Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther. Vol. 10 of The New American Commentary. Edited by E. Ray Clendenen. Nashville: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 1993.

Brockington, L. H. Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther. New Century Bible London: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, 1969; reprint, Oliphants, 1977.

Coggins, R. J. The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah. In The Cambridge Commentary Series. Edited by P. R. Ackroyd, A. R. C. Learney and J. W. Packer. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1976.

Cundall, A. E. “Ezra and Nehemiah.” In The Eerdmans Bible Commentary. 3d ed. Edited by D. Guthrie and J. A. Motyer. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1987.

Feinberg, Charles L. Jeremiah: A Commentary. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1982.

Fensham, F. Charles. The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah. The New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Edited by R. K. Harrison. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1982.

Grabbe, Lester L. Ezra-Nehemiah. Old Testament Readings. London: Routledge, 1998.

Hoglund, Kenneth G. Achaemenid Imperial Administration in Syria-Palestine and the Missions of Ezra and Nehemiah. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1992.

Holladay, William L. Jeremiah 2. Hermeneia. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1989.

Holmgren, Fredrick Carlson. Israel Alive Again: A Commentary on the Books of Ezra and Nehemiah. In International Theological Commentary. Edited by George A. F. Knight and Fredrick Carlson Holmgren. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1987.

Horn, S. H., and L. H. W7ood. The Chronology of Ezra 7. 2d. ed. Washington, D.C.: Review and Herald Publishing Association, 1970.

Kapelrud, Arvid S. The Question of Authorship in the Ezra-Narrative: A Lexical Investigation. Oslo: I Kommisjon Jacob Dybwad, 1944.

Keil, C. F. Ezra. Translated by Sophia Taylor. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1866-91; reprint, Peabody, MA: Hendrikson Publishers, Inc., 1996.

Kidner, Derek. Ezra and Nehemiah. The Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Edited by D. J. Wiseman. Downers Grove: Inter-Varsity Press, 1979.

McConville, J. G. Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther. The Daily Study Bible. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1985.

Mowinckel, Sigmund. Studien zu dem Buche Ezra-Nehemia 1. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 1964.

Myers, Jacob M. Ezra-Nehemiah. Vol. 14 of The Anchor Bible. Edited by William Foxwell Albright and David Noel Freedman. Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1965.

Pope, W. B. “Ezra.” In Vol. 2 of Ellicott’s Commentary on the Whole Bible. Edited by Charles John Ellicott. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1959.

Rabinowitz, Yosef. The Book of Ezra. Brooklyn: Mesorah Publications, 1984.

Rawlinson, G. “Ezra.” In Vol. 7 of The Pulpit Commentary. Edited by H. D. M. Spence and Joseph S. Exell. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Co., n.d.; reprint, Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1950.

Rudolph, Wilhelm. Esra und Nehemia. Handbuch zum Alten Testament. Tübingen: J. C. B. Mohr, 1949.

Ryle, Herbert Edward. The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah. In The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges. Edited by A. F. Kirkpatrick. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1923.

Scherman, Nosson, and Meir Zlotowitz, eds. Ezra. New York: Mesorah Publications, Ltd., 1984.

Schultz, F. U. The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah. Translated and edited by Charles A. Briggs. In vol. 7 of Lange’s Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Edited by Philip Schaff. 1871; reprint, Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, n.d.

Thompson, J. A. The Book of Jeremiah. New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1980.

Throntveit, Mark A. Ezra-Nehemiah. In Interpretation. Louisville: John Knox Press, 1992.

Williamson, H. G. M. Ezra, Nehemiah. Vol. 16 of Word Biblical Commentary. Edited by David A. Hubbard and Glenn W. Barker. Waco: Word Books, Publisher, 1985.

Wilson, Charles R. “Joshua-Esther.” Vol. 1 part 2 of The Wesleyan Bible Commentary. Edited by Charles W. Carter. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1967.

Yamauchi, Edwin M. “Ezra-Nehemiah.” In Vol. 4 of The Expositor's Bible Commentary. Edited by Frank E. Gaebelein. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1985.

Articles and Essays

Ackroyd, P. R. “The Temple Vessels – A Continuity Theme.” VTSup 23 (1972): 162-181.

________. “The Theology of the Chronicler.” Lexington Theological Quarterly 8 (1973): 101-116.

________. “God and People in the Chronicler’s Presentation of Ezra.” In La Notion biblique de Dieu. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press, 1976.

________. “Chronicler as Exegete.” JSOT 2 (1977): 2-32.

________. “Archaeology, Politics and Religion: The Persian Period.” Iliff Review 39 (1982): 5-24.

________. “The Historical Literature.” In The Hebrew Bible and Its Modern Interpreters. Edited by D. A. Knight and G. M. Tucker. Chico, CA: Scholars Press, 1985.

Allen, Leslie C. “‘For He Is Good . . .’ Worship in Ezra-Nehemiah.” In Worship and the Hebrew Bible. Edited by M. Patrick Graham, Rick R. Marrs, and Steven L. McKenzie. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

Allrik, H. L. “The Lists of Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 7 and Ezra 2) and the Hebrew Numeral Notation.” BASOR 136 (1954): 21-27.

Andersen, F. I. “Who Built the Second Temple?” Australian Biblical Review 6 (1958): 1-35.

Andrews, D. K. “Yahweh the God of the Heavens.” In The Seed of Wisdom: Essays in Honour of T. J. Meek. Edited by W. S. McCullough. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1964.

Applegate, John. “Jeremiah and the Seventy Years in the Hebrew Bible.” In The Book of Jeremiah and Its Reception. Edited by A. H. W. Curtis and T. Rmer. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press, 1997.

Barton, Freeman. “Jeremiah 30-33 and the Restoration of the Jews.” Henceforth 5 (1976/77): 79-92.

Becking, Bob. “Ezra’s Re-enactment of the Exile.” In Leading Captivity Captive: ‘The Exile’ as History and Ideology. Edited by Lester L. Grabbe. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998.

________. “Ezra on the Move . . . Trends and Perspectives on the Character and His Book.” In Perspectives in the Study of the Old Testament & Early Judaism. Edited by Florentino Garca Martnez and Ed Noort. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1998.

________. “Continuity and Community: The Belief System of the Book of Ezra.” In The Crisis of Israelite Religion: Transformation of Religious Tradition in Exilic and Post Exilic Times. Edited by Bob Becking and Marjo C. A. Korpel. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1999.

Bickermann, Elias J. “The Edict of Cyrus in Ezra 1.” JBL 65 (1946): 249-275.

Blenkinsopp, Joseph. “A Jewish Sect of the Persian Period.” CBQ 52 (1990): 5-20.

________. “Temple and Society in Achaemenid Judah.” In Second Temple Studies: 1. Persian Period. Edited by Philip R. Davies. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1991.

Bossman, David. “Ezra’s Marriage Reform: Israel Redefined.” Biblical Theology Bulletin 9 (1979): 32-38.

Bracke, John M. “ub ebt: A Reappraisal.” ZAW 97 (1985): 233-44.

Braun, Roddy L. “Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah: Theology and Literary History.” In Studies in the Historical Books of the Old Testament. Edited by J. A. Emerton. VTSup 30. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1979.

Carroll, Robert P. “Textual Strategies and Ideology in the Second Temple Period.” In Second Temple Studies: 1. Persian Period. Edited by Philip R. Davies. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1991.

Cohen, Shaye J. D. “From the Bible to the Talmud: The Prohibition of Intermarriage.” Hebrew Annual Review 7 (1983): 23-29.

Cooper, Alan. “On Reading the Bible Critically and Otherwise.” In The Future of Biblical Studies. Edited by Richard Elliott Friedman and H. G. M. Williamson. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1987.

Cross, Frank Moore. “A Reconstruction of the Judean Restoration” JBL 94 (1975): 4-18.

Davies, Philip R. “Sociology and the Second Temple.” In Second Temple Studies: 1. Persian Period. Edited by Philip R. Davies. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1991.

________. “The Society of Biblical Israel.” In Second Temple Studies: 2. Temple Community in the Persian Period. Edited by Tamara C. Eskenazi and Kent H. Richards. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1994.

Demsky, Aaron. “Who Came First, Ezra or Nehemiah? The Synchronistic Approach.” HUCA 65 (1994): 1-19.

Deuel, David C. “An Old Testament Pattern for Expository Preaching.” Master’s Seminary Journal 2 (1991): 125-138.

Dobson, Edward. “Divorce in the Old Testament.” Fundamentalist Journal 10 (1985): 28-29.

Duke, Rodney K. “A Model for a Theology of Biblical Historical Narratives Proposed and Demonstrated with the Books of Chronicles.” In History and Interpretation: Essays in Honour of John H. Hayes. Edited by M. Patrick Graham, William P. Brown, and Jeffrey K. Kuan. Sheffield: Sheffield Press, 1993.

Dumbrell, W. J. “Malachi and the Ezra-Nehemiah Reforms.” Reformed Theological Review 35 no. 2 (1976): 42-52.

________. “The Purpose of the Books of Chronicles.” JETS 27 (1983): 257-66.

________. “The Theological Intention of Ezra-Nehemiah.” Reformed Theological Review. 45 no. 3 (1986): 65-72.

Dyck, Jonathan E. “Ezra 2 in Ideological Critical Perspective.” In Rethinking Contexts, Rereading Texts: Contributions from the Social Sciences to Biblical Interpretation. Edited by M. Daniel Carroll R. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000.

Eichhorst, William R. “Ezra’s Ethics on Intermarriage and Divorce.” Grace Journal (1969): 16-28.

Ellison, H. L. “The Importance of Ezra.” Evangelical Quarterly 53 no. 1 (1981): 48-53.

Emerton, J. A. “Did Ezra Go to Jerusalem in 428 B.C.?” JTS 17 (1966): 1-19.

Emery, D. L. “Ezra 4: is Josephus Right After All?” JNSL 13 (1987): 33-44.

Eskenazi, Tamara Cohn. “Current Perspectives on Ezra-Nehemiah and the Persian Period.” Currents in Research: Biblical Studies 1 (1993): 59-86.

________. “Torah and Narrative and Narrative as Torah.” In Old Testament Interpretation: Past, Present, and Future: Essays in Honor of Gene M. Tucker. Edited by James Luther Mays, David L. Petersen, and Kent Harold Richards. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1995.

Eskenazi, Tamara C. and Eleanore P. Judd. “Marriage to a Stranger in Ezra 9-10.” In Second Temple Studies: 2. Temple Community in the Persian Period. Edited by Tamara C. Eskenazi and Kent H. Richards. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1994. pp. 266-85.

Fensham, F C. “Medina in Ezra and Nehemiah.” VT 25 (1975): 795-797.

________. “Some Theological and Religious Aspects in Ezra and Nehemiah.” JNSL 11 (1983): 59-68.

Galling, Kurt. “The ‘Gola-List’ According to Ezra 2//Nehemiah 7.” JBL 70 (1951): 149-158.

Gelston, A. “The Foundations of the Second Temple.” VT 16 (1966): 232-35.

Ginsberg, Harold Louis. “Ezra 1:4.” JBL 79 (1960): 167-169.

Grabbe, Lester L. “Reconstructing History from the Book of Ezra.” In Second Temple Studies: 1. Persian Period. Edited by Philip R. Davies. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1991.

________. “What Was Ezra’s Mission?” In Second Temple Studies: 2. Temple Community in the Persian Period. Edited by Tamara C. Eskenazi and Kent H. Richards. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1994.

________. “Triumph of the Pious or Failure of the Xenophobes? The Ezra-Nehemiah Reforms and their Nachgeschichte.” In Jewish Local Patriotism and Self-Identification in the Graeco-Roman Period. Edited by Sin Jones & Sarah Pearce. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998.

________. “Israel’s Historical Reality After the Exile.” In The Crisis of Israelite Religion: Transformation of Religious Tradition in Exilic and Post Exilic Times. Edited by Bob Becking and Marjo C. A. Korpel. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1999.

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________. “The Relationship Between Chronicles and Ezra-Nehemiah.” In Congress Volume: Leuven 1989. Edited by J. A. Emerton. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1991.

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Kellermann, Von Ulrich. “Erwgungen zum Problem der Esradatierung.” ZAW 80 (1968): 55-87.

Koch, K. “Ezra and the Origins of Judaism.” JSS 19 (1974): 173-97.

Kraemer, David. “On the Relationship of the Books of Ezra and Nehemiah.” JSOT 59 (1993): 73-92.

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Lang, Berhard. “A Neglected Method in Ezekiel Research.” VT 29 (1979): 42-43.

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Macleod, David. “The Problem of Divorce, Part 2.” The Emmaus Journal 2 (1993): 23-44.

Margalith, Othniel. “The Political Role of Ezra as Persian Governor.” ZAW 98 (1986): 110-112.

McCarthy, Dennis J. “Covenant and Law in Chronicles-Nehemiah.” CBQ 44 (1982): 25-44.

McConville, J. G. “Ezra-Nehemiah and the Fulfillment of Prophecy.” VT 36 (1986): 203-224.

________. “Renewal as Restoration in Jeremiah.” In Faces of Renewal: Studies in Honor of Stanley M. Horton Presented on His 70th Birthday. Edited by Paul Elbert. Peabody: Hendrickson Publishers, 1988.

McFall, Leslie. “Was Nehemiah Contemporary with Ezra in 458 BC?” WTJ 53 (1991): 263-293.

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Richards, Kent Harold. “Reshaping Chronicles and Ezra-Nehemiah Interpretation.” In Old Testament Interpretation: Past, Present, and Future: Essays in Honor of Gene M. Tucker. Edited by James Luther Mays, David L. Petersen, and Kent Harold Richards. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1995.

Schultz, Carl. “The Political Tensions Reflected in Ezra-Nehemiah.” In Scripture in Context: Essays on the Comparative Method. Edited by Carl D. Evans, William W. Hallo, and John B. White. Pittsburgh: The Pickwick Press, 1980.

Shaver, Judson R. “Ezra and Nehemiah: On the Theological Significance of Making them Contemporaries.” In Priests, Prophets and Scribes: Essays on the Formation and Heritage of Second Temple Judaism in Honour of Joseph Blenkinsopp. Edited by Eugene Ulrich, et al. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1992.

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________. “The Composition of Ezra i-vi.” JTS 34 (1983): 30.

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General Works

Archer, Gleason L. A Survey of Old Testament Introduction. rev. ed. Chicago: Moody Press, 1994.

Bright, John. A History of Israel. 2d ed. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1972.

Childs, Brevard. Introduction to the Old Testament as Scripture. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1979.

Craigie, Peter C. The Old Testament: Its Background, Growth, and Content. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1986.

de Vaux, Roland. The Bible and the Ancient Near East. Translated by Damian McHugh. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1971.

Dillard, Raymond B., and Tremper Longman III. An Introduction to the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1994.

Genneweg, A. H. J. Understanding the Old Testament. Translated by John Bowden. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1978.

Gottwald, Norman K. The Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Literary Introduction. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1985.

Gray, George Buchanan. A Critical Introduction to the Old Testament. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1913.

Harrelson, Walter. Interpreting the Old Testament. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Wiston, Inc., 1964.

Harrison, R. K. Introduction to the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1969.

Hengstenberg, E. W. History of the Kingdom of God. Vol. 2. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1872.

Hill, Andrew E. and John H. Walton. A Survey of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1991.

House, Paul R. Old Testament Survey. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1992.

Kaiser, Walter C. Jr. A History of Israel. Nashville: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 1998.

Kaufmann, Yehezkel. “From the Babylonian Captivity to the End of Prophecy.” Translated by C. W. Efroymson. Vol. 4 of History of the Religion of Israel. New York: Ktav Publishing House, Inc., 1977.

Keegan, Terence J. Interpreting the Bible: A Popular Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics. New York: Paulist Press, 1985.

Lasor, William Sanford, David Allan Hubbard, and Frederic Wm. Bush. Old Testament Survey: The Message, Form, and Background of the Old Testament. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1996.

Oesterley, W. O. E., and Theodore H. Robinson. A History of Israel. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1932.

Osborne, Grant R. The Hermeneutical Spiral. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1991.

Pfeiffer, Robert H. Introduction to the Old Testament. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1941.

Wood, Leon. A Survey of Israel’s History. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1970.

Young, Edward J. An Introduction to the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, Co., 1950.

Miscellaneous Works

Ackroyd, Peter R. Exile and Restoration. London: SCM Press Ltd, 1968.

Albright, W. F. The Biblical Period from Abraham to Ezra. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1963.

Barstad, Hans M. The Myth of the Empty Land: A Study in the History and Archaeology of Judah During the “Exilic” Period. Oslo: Scandinavian University Press, 1996.

Epstein, Louis M. Marriage Laws in the Bible and the Talmud. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1942; reprint, New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1968.

Fishbane, Michael. Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1985.

Hanson, Paul D. The Dawn of Apocalyptic. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1975.

Hasel, Gerhard F. The Remnant: The History and Theology of the Remnant Idea from Genesis to Isaiah. Berrien Springs: Andrews University Press, 1972.

Heth, William A. and Gordon J. Wenham. Jesus and Divorce: The Problem with the Evangelical Consensus. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1984.

Johnson, Marshall D. The Purpose of the Biblical Genealogies. 2d ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988.

Kaiser, Walter C., Jr. Hard Sayings of the Old Testament. Downers Grove: Inter-Varsity Press, 1988.

Rawlinson, George. Ezra and Nehemiah: Their Lives and Times. New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1890.

Rowley, H. H. The Servant of the Lord and Other Essays on the Old Testament. London: Lutterworth, 1952.

________. Men of God: Studies in Old Testament History and Prophecy. London: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, 1963.

Schaeder, Hans Heinrich. Iranische Beitrge I. Halle: Max Niemeyer Verlag, 1930.

Smith, Daniel L. Religion of the Landless: The Social Context of the Babylonian Exile. Bloomington: Meyer-Stone Books, 1989.

Stern, Ephraim. Material Culture of the Land of the Bible in the Persian Period 538-332 B.C. Warminster: Aris & Phillips, 1982.

Weinberg, Joel. The Citizen-Temple Community. Translated by Daniel L. Smith-Christopher. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1992.

Wright, J. Stafford. The Date of Ezra’s Coming to Jerusalem. London: The Tyndale Press, 1958.

Unpublished Works

Linares, Jose. “A Methodology for Preaching Old Testament Narrative.” D. Min. diss., Bob Jones University, 2000.

Nykolaishen, Doug. “The Use of Jeremiah 31 in the Book of Ezra.” M.A. thesis, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1991.

Sorgwe, Felisi. “The Canonical Shape of Ezra-Nehemiah and Its Theological and Hermeneutical Implications.” Ph.D. diss., Baylor University, 1991.

Suiter, David Eugene. “The Contribution of Chronological Studies for Understanding Ezra-Nehemiah.” Ph.D. diss., The Iliff School of Theology and University of Denver, 1992.

Abbreviations

AJSL

American Journal for Semitic Languages and Literature

ASV

American Standard Version

BHS

Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia

CBQ

Catholic Biblical Quarterly

ESV

English Standard Version

HTR

Harvard Theological Review

HUCA

Hebrew Union College Annual

JBL

Journal of Biblical Literature

JETS

Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society

JNES

Journal of the Near Eastern Society

JNSL

Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages

JSOT

Journal for the Study of the Old Testament

JSS

Journal of Semitic Studies

JTS

Journal of Theological Studies

KJV

King James Version

NAB

New American Bible

NASB

New American Standard Bible (1995)

NIDDOTTE

New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis

NIV

New International Version

NJB

New Jerusalem Bible

NKJV

New King James Bible

NLT

New Living Translation

NRSV

New Revised Standard Version

PTR

The Princeton Theological Review

RSV

Revised Standard Version

TWOT

Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament

VT

Vetus Testamentum

VTSup

Supplement to Vetus Testamentum

WTJ

Westminster Theological Journal

ZAW

Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft

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