Book Reviews, 2000-2019

  1. Wilfred E. Watson and Nicolas Wyatt, eds., Handbook of Ugaritic Studies, in Jewish Quarterly Review 91 (2000), pp. 191-196.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Jewish Quarterly Review.]
  2. Karel van der Toorn, Bob Becking, and Pieter van der Horst, eds., Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible, in Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 321 (2001), pp. 92-93.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the American Schools of Oriental Research.]
  3. Erik Hornung, Akhenaten and the Religion of Light, in Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 38 (2001), 144-145.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the American Research Center in Egypt.]
  4. Raymond Cohen and Raymond Westbrook, Amarna Diplomacy: The Beginnings of International Relations, in Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 38 (2001), pp. 145-147.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the American Research Center in Egypt.]
  5. Raymond de Hoop, Genesis 49 in its Literary and Historical Context, in Journal of Semitic Studies 47 (2002), pp. 138-141.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Journal of Semitic Studies.]
  6. Abraham Tal, A Dictionary of Samaritan Aramaic, in AJS Review 27 (2003),  106-109.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Association for Jewish Studies.]
  7. F. J. Baasten and W. Th. van Peursen, eds., Hamlet on a Hill: Semitic and Greek Studies Presented to T. Muraoka on the Occasion of his Sixty-Fifth Birthday, in Ancient Near Eastern Studies 41 (2004), pp. 267-272.
  8. Sue Groom, Linguistic Analysis of Biblical Hebrew, in Jewish Quarterly Review 97 (2007), available online at http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/jewish_quarterly_review/v097/97.2rendsburg.pdf.
  9. Shmuel Ahituv, Echoes from the Past: Hebrew and Cognate Inscriptions from the Biblical Period, in Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 358 (2010), 89-93.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the American Schools of Oriental Research.]
  10. Ron Tappy and P. Kyle McCarter, eds., Literate Culture and Tenth- Century Canaan: The Tel Zayit Abecedary in Context, in Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 359 (2010), pp. 89-91 [see below, no. 48].
    [PDF used with permission granted by the American Schools of Oriental Research.]
  11. "In Their Own Words,” Biblical Archaeology Review 37/1 (January- February 2011), 20 [excerpt from review of Ron E. Tappy and P. Kyle McCarter, eds., Literate Culture and Tenth-Century Canaan: The Tel Zayit Abecedary in Context (see above, review no. 47)].
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Biblical Archaeology Society.]
  12. Avraham Faust, The Archaeology of Israelite Society in Iron Age II, in Strata: Bulletin of the Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society 31 (2013), 215- 218.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society.]
  13. Aren Maeir, Jodi Magness, and Lawrence H. Schiffman, eds., “Go Out and Study the Land” (Judges 18:2): Archaeological, Historical and Textual Studies in Honor of Hanan Eshel, in Dead Sea Discoveries 21 (2014), pp. 251- 254.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Brill, publisher of Dead Sea Discoveries.]
  14. David Stec, The Genizah Psalms: A Study of MS 798 of the Antonin Collection, in Society for Old Testament Study Book List (2015), pp. 41-42.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Society for Old Testament Study.]
  15. Seth Schwartz, The Ancient Jews from Alexander to Muhammad, in The Classical Review 65 (2015), 537-539.
    [PDF used with permission granted by The Classical Review.]
  16. Steven Fassberg, Moshe Bar-Asher, and Ruth A. Clements, eds., Hebrew in the Second Temple Period: The Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls and of Other Contemporary Sources, in Journal of Semitic Studies 61 (2016), pp. 278-281.
    [Accepted manuscript posted per the Oxford University Press self-archiving policy.]
  17. Moshe Bar-Asher, Studies in Classical Hebrew, in Journal of Semitic Studies 61 (2016), 528-532.
    [Accepted manuscript posted per the Oxford University Press self-archiving policy.]
  18. Aaron Hornkohl, Ancient Hebrew Periodization and the Language of the Book of Jeremiah. The Case for a Sixth-Century Date of Composition, in Journal of the American Oriental Society 131 (2018), pp. 190-192.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the American Oriental Society.]
  19. Lewis Glinert, The Story of Hebrew, in AJS Review 42 (2018), 243- 245.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Assocation for Jewish Studies.]
  20. “Fashioning a New Bible: Why and How?”: Ronald Hendel, Steps to a New Edition of the Hebrew Bible, in Biblical Archaeology Review 44:6 (Nov- Dec 2018), 58, 60.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Biblical Archaeology Society.]
  21. “A Man, A Book, A Mission”: Robert Alter, The Hebrew Bible, 3 , in Moment Magazine (Nov-Dec 2018), pp. 68-69.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Moment Magazine.]
  22. Avi Hurvitz, From Genesis to Chronicles: Chapters in the Linguistic History of Biblical Hebrew, in Review of Biblical Literature (May 2019), 4 , available online (for SBL members)  at: https://www.bookreviews.org/bookdetail.asp?TitleId=12413