New Journals: JSJ 43/1 (2012); NovTest

Journal of Jewish Studies 43/1 

The LXX Myth and the Rise of Textual Fixity
pp. 1-21(21)
Author: Borchardt, Francis

Jubilees 34:1-9: Joseph, the “House of Joseph,“ and the Josephites’ Portion
pp. 22-41(20)
Author: Livneh, Atar

Textkritisches zu den Antiquitates Judaicae des Flavius Josephus
pp. 42-57(16)
Author: Schreckenberg, Heinz

“The Same Fate Is in Store for the Righteous and the Wicked:“ Form and Content in Midreshei Aggadah
pp. 58-77(20)
Author: Atzmon, Arnon

Reaction to Fergus Millar’s article “A Rural Community in Late Roman Mesopotamia, and the Question of a `Split’ Jewish Diaspora“
pp. 78-79(2)
Authors: Edrei, Arye; Mendels, Doron

Review of Books

Aramaica Qumranica: Proceedings of the Conference on the Aramaic Texts from Qumran in Aix-en-Provence 30 June-2 July 2008. Edited by Katell Berthelot and Daniel Stökl Ben Ezra. (Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 94). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2010. Pp. xii, 624. Cloth with dust jacket. €180.00 / US$ 255.00. ISBN 978-90-04-18786-3.
pp. 80-82(3)
Author: Debel, Hans

The Earliest Christian Hymnbook: The Odes of Solomon. Translated by James H. Charlesworth. (The Odes Project). Eugene (OR): Cascade Books, 2009. Pp. xxxviii, 136. Paperback. US$ 20.00. ISBN 978-1-60608-646-9.
pp. 83-83(1)
Authors: Xeravits, Géza G.

City of Ruins: Mourning the Destruction of Jerusalem through Jewish Apocalypse. By Dereck Daschke. (Biblical Interpretation Series 99). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2010. Pp. x, 240. Hardback. €97.00 / US$ 137.00. ISBN 978-90-04-18181-6.
pp. 84-86(3)
Author: Whitters, Mark

Connected Vessels: The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Literature of the Second Temple Period. By Devorah Dimant. (Asuppot 3). Jerusalem: The Bialik Institute, 2010. Pp. 470. ISBN 978-965-536-003-5.
pp. 87-87(1)
Author: van Bekkum, Wout

The Social Location of the Visions of Amram (4Q543-547). By Robert R. Duke. (Studies in Biblical Literature 135). New York: Peter Lang, 2010. Pp. xii, 174. Hardback. €45.70. ISBN 978-1-4331-0789-4.
pp. 88-89(2)
Author: Bokhorst, Mirjam

Guide to the Dead Sea Scrolls. By Craig Evans. (Holman QuickSource™). Nashville: B&H Publishing Group, 2010. Pp. xvi, 398. Paperback. US$ 14.99. ISBN 978-0-8054-4852-8. Canada’s Big Biblical Bargain: How McGill University Bought the Dead Sea Scrolls. By Jason Kalman and Jaqueline S. du Toit. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2010. Pp. xxiv, 424. Cloth with dust jacket. CAN$ 49.95 / US$ 49.95. ISBN 978-0-7735-3688-3. Les mystères des manuscrits de la mer Morte. By Dominique Lormier. Paris: Éditions De Vecchi, 2009. Pp. 151. Paperback. €18.00. ISBN 978-2-7328-9316-7. Freeing the Dead Sea Scrolls and Other Adventures of an Archaeology Outsider. By Hershel Shanks. London and New York: Continuum, 2010. Pp. x, 251. Cloth with dust jacket. £18.99. ISBN 978-1441-15217-6.
pp. 90-90(1)
Author: Tigchelaar, Eibert

The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Full History. Volume 1. 1947-1960. By Weston W. Fields. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2009. Pp. 594. Cloth with dust jacket. €75.00 / US$ 99.00. ISBN 9789004175815.
pp. 91-92(2)
Author: Tzoref, Shani

Abraham and Melchizedek: Scribal Activity of Second Temple Times in Genesis 14 and Psalm 110. By Gard Granerød. (Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 406). Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2010. Pp. xiv, 317. Cloth. €79.95. ISBN 978-3-11-022345-3.
pp. 93-96(4)
Authors: Böttrich, Christfried

Menahem Haran, The Biblical Collection: Its Consolidation to the End of the Second Temple Times and Changes of Form to the End of the Middle Ages (Hebrew). Volume 3. Jerusalem: The Bialik Institute, 2008. Pp. 276. ISBN 978-965-342-949-9.
pp. 97-97(1)
Author: van Bekkum, Wout

Issues of Impurity in Early Judaism. By Thomas Kazen. (Coniectanea biblica: New Testament Series 45). Winona Lake (IN): Eisenbrauns, 2010. Pp. viii, 201. Paperback. US$ 34.95. ISBN 978-1-57506-811-4. Jesus and Purity Halakhah: Was Jesus Indifferent to Impurity? By Thomas Kazen. (Coniectanea biblica: New Testament Series 38). Winona Lake (IN): Eisenbrauns, 2010. Pp. xii, 402. Paperback. US$ 44.95. ISBN 978-1-57506-809-1. (Revised Edition).
pp. 98-99(2)
Author: Tigchelaar, Eibert

Unreliable Witnesses: Religion, Gender, and History in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. By Ross Shepard Kraemer. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. Pp. xv, 322. Cloth with dust jacket. £45.00. ISBN 978-0-19-974318-6.
pp. 100-102(3)
Author: van der Horst, Pieter

Jewish Identities in Antiquity: Studies in Memory of Menahem Stern. Edited by Lee I. Levine and Daniel R. Schwartz. (Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism 130). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009. Pp. xxvi, 448. Cloth with dust jacket. €119.00. ISBN 978-3-16-150030-5.
pp. 103-104(2)
Author: van Henten, Jan Willem

Jewish Exegesis and Homeric Scholarship in Alexandria. By Maren R. Niehoff. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Pp. xiv, 222. Cloth with dust jacket. £50.00 / US$ 85.00. ISBN 978-1-107-00072-8.
pp. 105-106(2)
Author: van der Horst, Pieter W.

From Qumran to the Rabbinic Revolution: Conceptions of Impurity [Hebrew]. By Vered Noam. (Series of Studies on the Ancient Period: The David Jemima Jeselsohn Library). Jerusalem: Yad Izhak ben-Zvi, 2010. Pp. viii, 414. Hardback. US$ 25.00. ISBN 978-965-215-307-2.
pp. 107-108(2)
Author: Klawans, Jonathan

Massekhet Betsah: Text, Translation and, Commentary. By Tamara Or. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010. Pp. x, 191. Cloth with dust jacket. €79.00. ISBN 978-3-16-150689-5.
pp. 109-110(2)
Author: Weisberg, Dvora E.

Divine Manifestations in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha. By Andrei Orlov. (Orientalia judaica christiana 2). Piscataway (NJ): Gorgias Press, 2009. Pp. xx, 302. Hardback. US$ 110.00. ISBN 978-1-60724-407-3.
pp. 111-117(7)
Authors: Böttrich, Christfried

Selected Studies in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha. By Andrei A. Orlov. (Studia in Veteris Testamenti Pseudepigrapha 23). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2009. Pp. xvi, 442. Hardback. ISBN 978-90-04-17879-3.
pp. 118-118(1)
Author: Miltenova, Anissava

Jews, Christians and Jewish Christians in Antiquity. By James Carleton Paget. (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 251). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2010. Pp. xv, 538. Cloth with dust jacket. €129.00. ISBN 978-3-16-150312-2.
pp. 119-120(2)
Authors: Jonquière, Tessel

The Land of the Body: Studies in Philo’s Representation of Egypt. By Sarah J.K. Pearce. (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 208).Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2007. Pp. xxviii, 375. Cloth with dust jacket. €109.00. ISBN 978-3-16-149250-1.
pp. 121-122(2)
Author: Wasserman, Emma

Noah Traditions in the Dead Sea Scrolls: Conversations and Controversies of Antiquity. By Dorothy M. Peters. (Society of Biblical Literature: Early Judaism and Its Literature 26). Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2008. Pp. xxiv, 252. Paperback. US$ 29.95. ISBN 978-1-58983-390-6.
pp. 123-125(3)
Author: Machiela, Daniel A.

A Wandering Galilean: Essays in Honour of Seán Freyne. Edited by Zuleika Rodgers, Margaret Daly-Denton, and Anne Fitzpatrick McKinley. (Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism 132). Leiden and Boston: Brill: 2009. Pp. xvii, 619. Cloth with dust jacket. € 173.00 / US$ 256.00. ISBN 978-90-04-17355-2.
pp. 126-127(2)
Authors: Jonquière, Tessel

Retrograde Hebrew and Aramaic Dictionary. By Ruth Sander and Kerstin Mayerhofer. (Journal of Ancient Judaism Supplements 1). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2010. Pp. 258. Hardback. €77.95. ISBN 978-3-525-55007-6.
pp. 128-129(2)
Author: Gzella, Holger

Thy Brother’s Blood: The Maccabees and Dynastic Morality in the Hellenistic World. By Benjamin Edidin Scolnic. (Studies in Judaism). Lanham etc.: University Press of America, 2008. Pp. viii, 203. Paperback. ISBN 0-7618-3912-7.
pp. 130-130(1)
Author: van Henten, Jan Willem

Halakhah in the Making: The Development of Jewish Law from Qumran to the Rabbis. By Aharon Shemesh. (The Taubman Lectures in Jewish Studies 6). Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London: University of California Press, 2009. Pp. xiv, 220. Cloth with dust jacket. £34.95. ISBN 978-0-520-25910-2.
pp. 131-135(5)
Author: Fraade, Steven D.

The “Mysteries“ of Qumran: Mystery, Secrecy, and Esotericism in the Dead Sea Scrolls. By Samuel I. Thomas. (Society of Biblical Literature: Early Judaism and Its Literature 25). Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009. Pp. xviii, 312. Paperback. US$ 39.95. ISBN 978-1-58983-413-2.
pp. 136-137(2)
Authors: Rey, Jean-Sébastien

Dualism in Qumran. Edited by Géza G. Xeravits. (Library of Second Temple Studies 76). London and New York : T & T Clark International, 2010. Pp. viii, 199. Hardcover. US$ 110. ISBN: 978-0-567-23435-3.
pp. 138-139(2)
Author: Duhaime, Jean

Other Publications
pp. 140-145(6)

Novum Testamentum

An Examination of Ehrman’s Case for ργισθείς in Mark 1:41
pp. 1-12(12)
Author: Williams, Peter J.

Luke and the Septuagint
pp. 13-15(3)
Author: Muraoka, Takamitsu

Luke 2:22, Leviticus 12, and Parturient Impurity
pp. 16-29(14)
Author: Thiessen, Matthew

The Significance of the Distribution of Self-designations in Acts
pp. 30-49(20)
Author: Trebilco, Paul

Reading γραψα in 2 Corinthians 2:9 as an Epistolary Aorist
pp. 50-67(18)
Author: Stegman, Thomas D.

Crucifixion as Spectacle in Roman Campania
pp. 68-100(33)
Author: Cook, John Granger
Book Reviews

Darrell L. Bock, Robert L. Webb (eds.), Key Events in the Life of the Historical Jesus: A Collaborative Exploration of Context and Coherence. WUNT 247 (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009), xvii + 931 pp. Cloth. ISBN 978-3-16-150144-9. 189 €
pp. 101-102(2)
Author: Stenschke, Christoph

Adelbert Denaux and Rita Corstjens in collaboration with Hellen Mardega, The Vocabulary of Luke: An Alphabetical Presentation and a Survey of Characteristic and Noteworthy Words and Word Groups in Luke’s Gospel lxvi + 655pp. (Leuven: Peeters, 2009) ISBN 9042923485 (= Biblical Tools and Studies 10) € 84.
pp. 103-104(2)
Author: Elliott, J.K.


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