Books Authored

  1. The Redaction of Genesis (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1986) (reprinted, with a new Foreword, 2014) (temporarily out-of-print or out-of-stock, though Penn State University Press will reissue the book in the months ahead).
  2. Diglossia in Ancient Hebrew (American Oriental Series 72; New Haven: American Oriental Society, 1990).
  3. Linguistic Evidence for the Northern Origin of Selected Psalms (Society of Biblical Literature Monograph Series 43; Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1990).
  4. The Bible and the Ancient Near East, co-authored with Cyrus H. Gordon (New York: W. W. Norton, 1997). Limited preview available at Google Books

    Polish translation: Biblia i starożytny Bliski Wschód (Warsaw: Proszynski I Ska, 1998).

    Hungarian translation: A Biblia és az ókori Közel-Kelet, translated by Ágnes Kmilcsik (Debrecen: Gold Book, 2006).

  5. Israelian Hebrew in the Book of Kings (Occasional Publications of the Department of Near Eastern Studies and the Program of Jewish Studies, Cornell University 5; Bethesda, MD: CDL Press, 2002).
  6. Solomon’s Vineyard: Literary and Linguistic Studies in the Song of Songs, co-authored with Scott B. Noegel (SBL Ancient Israel and Its Literature; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009 / Leiden: Brill, 2009).
    See book description
  7. How the Bible Is Written (Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson Publishers, 2019). HowTheBibleIsWritten Cover thumbnail