Jan 8, 2018

Journal of Biblical Literature 136:4

The lasted volume of the Journal of Biblical Literature is now out. Here is a list of the articles with links to abstracts.

Creating a New “Great Divide”: The Exoticization of Ancient Culture in Some Recent Applications of Orality Studies to the Bible
Paul S. Evans
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The Date of the Shema (Deuteronomy 6:4–5)
Nathan MacDonald
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The Lists of Levitical Cities (Joshua 21, 1 Chronicles 6) and the Propagandistic Map for the Hasmonean Territorial Expansion
Yitzhak Lee-Sak
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Hands, Heads, and Feet: Body Parts as Poetic Device in Judges 4–5
Karolien Vermeulen
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“He Will Take the Best of Your Fields”: Royal Feasts and Rural Extraction
Gale A. Yee
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Yahwistic Appropriation of Achaemenid Ideology and the Function of Nehemiah 9 in Ezra-Nehemiah
David Janzen
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Job 2 and 42:7–10 as Narrative Bridge and Theological Pivot
Paul K.-K. Cho
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[Hbl] as “Worthless” in Qoheleth: A Critique of Michael V. Fox’s “Absurd” Thesis
Mark Sneed
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Naqia and Nineveh in Nahum: Ambiguity and the Prostitute Queen
Gregory D. Cook
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A Newly Reconstructed Calendrical Scroll from Qumran in Cryptic Script
Eshbal Ratzon and Jonathan Ben-Dov
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Jesus’s Question to Pilate in Mark 15:2
Jonathan Schwiebert
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Slow Sailing in Acts: Suspense in the Final Sea Journey (Acts 27:1–28:15)
Troy M. Troftgruben
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Is Every Sin outside the Body except Immoral Sex? Weighing Whether 1 Corinthians 6:18b Is Paul’s Statement or a Corinthian Slogan
Andrew David Naselli
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James 3:13–4:10 and the Language of Envy in Proverbs 3
Benjamin Lappenga
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