New Journals: JSJ 43:3; JSNT 35:1; DSD 19:2

Journal for the Study of Judaism (43:3)

“Josephus on Herod’s Domestic Intrigue in the Jewish War”
Bond, Helen K.

“‘Graia migrabit ab urbe:’ A Textual and Literary Note on Petronius’ frg. 37 Ernout”
Castelli, Silvia

“`Their Backs toward the Temple, and Their Faces toward the East:’ The Temple and Toilet Practices in Rabbinic Palestine and Babylonia”
Neis, Rachel

“R. Yehoshua ben Levi’s Final Ascent as a Model Tikkun Hanefesh”
Seinfeld, Alexander

Review of Books

The Rabbis’ King-Parables: Midrash from the Third-Century Roman Empire. By Alan Appelbaum. (Judaism in Context 7). Piscataway (NJ): Gorgias Press, 2010. Pp. x, 341. Hardback. US$ 132.80. ISBN 978-1-61719-159-6.
pp. 380-381(2)
Author: Ottenheijm, Eric

The Talmud in Its Iranian Context. Edited by Carol Bakhos and M. Rahim Shayegan. (Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism 135). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010. Pp. xviii, 270. Cloth with dust jacket. €89.00. ISBN 978-3-16-150187-6.
pp. 382-384(3)
Author: Ottenheijm, Eric

Exploring Ta’aniot: Yerushalmi, Tractate Ta’aniot—Forming and Redacting the Traditions. By Nurit Be’eri. Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 2009. Pp. 435. Hardback. $45.00. ISBN 978-965-226-357-5.
pp. 385-386(2)
Authors: Stemberger, Günter

Interprétations de Moïse: Égypte, Judée, Grèce et Rome. Edited by Philippe Borgeaud, Thomas Römer, Youri Volokhine, in Collaboration with Daniel Barbu. (Jerusalem Studies in Religion and Culture 10). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2010. Pp. xiv, 303. Hardback. €104.00 / US$ 154.00. ISBN 978-90-04-17953-0.
pp. 387-389(3)
Author: Dorival, Gilles

The Scepter and the Star. Messianism in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls. By John J. Collins. Grand Rapids (MI) and Cambridge (William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company; ISBN 978-0-8028-3223-8) Pb. 2010, xiii + 298 pp. (Second Edition of the First Publication of 1995).
pp. 390-391(2)
Author: Beyerle, Stefan

The Hasmoneans and Their State: A Study in History, Ideology, and the Institutions. By Edward Dąbrowa. (Electrum 16). Kraków: Jagiellonian University Press, 2010. Pp. 239, plates. Paperback. 35 PLN (approx. €6.00). ISBN 978-83-233-2837-7.
pp. 392-394(3)
Author: Rappaport, Uriel

Qumran and the Bible: Studying the Jewish and Christian Scriptures in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Edited by Nóra Dávid and Armin Lange. (Contributions to Biblical Exegesis and Theology 57). Leuven, Paris, and Walpole (MA): Peeters, 2010. Pp. ix, 172. Paperback. €38.00. ISBN 978-90-429-2455-0.
pp. 395-395(1)
Author: Zahn, Molly M.

Neues Testament und hellenistisch-jüdische Alltagskultur: Wechselseitige Wahrnehmungen: III. Internationales Symposium zum Corpus Judaeo-Hellenisticum Novi Testamenti 21.-24. Mai 2009, Leipzig. Edited by Roland Deines, Jens Herzer, and Karl-Wilhelm Niebuhr. (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 274). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011. Pp. xxi, 493. Cloth with dust jacket. €129.00. ISBN 978-3-16-150170-8.
pp. 396-397(2)
Author: van der Horst, Pieter W.

Theologisches Wörterbuch zu den Qumrantexten. Band I. — . Edited by Heinz-Josef Fabry and Ulrich Dahmen. Stuttgart: Verlag W. Kohlhammer, 2011. Pp. xxiv, 556. Hardback. €[DE] 248.00 / SFR 345.00 / €[AT] 255.00. ISBN 978-3-17-020429-4.
pp. 398-399(2)
Author: Strawn, Brent A.

Qumran Cave 1 Revisited: Texts from Cave 1 Sixty Years after Their Discovery: Proceedings of the Sixth Meeting of the IOQS in Ljubljana. Edited by Daniel K. Falk et al. (Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 91). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2010. Pp. xii, 290. Cloth with dust jacket. €108.00 / US$ 153.00. ISBN 978-90-04-18580-7.
pp. 400-401(2)
Author: Bledsoe, Seth A.

The Alexandrian Riots of 38 C.E. and the Persecution of the Jews: A Historical Reconstruction. By Sandra Gambetti. (Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism 135). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2009. Pp. x, 340. Cloth with dust jacket. €114.00 / US$ 169.00. ISBN 978-90-04-13846-9.
pp. 402-403(2)
Author: van Henten, Jan Willem

Abraham, the Nations, and the Hagarites: Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives on Kinship with Abraham. Edited by Martin Goodman, George H. van Kooten, Jacques T. A. G. M. van Ruiten, with Editorial Assistance of Albertina Oegema. (Themes in Biblical Narrative: Jewish and Christian Traditions 13). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2010. Pp. xxxv, 577. Hardback. €170.00 / US$ 241.00. ISBN 978-90-04-18843-3.
pp. 404-405(2)
Authors: Rösel, Martin

Alternative Targum Traditions: The Use of Variant Readings for the Study in Origin and History of Targum Jonathan. By Alberdina Houtman and Harry Sysling. (Studies in the Aramaic Interpretation of Scripture 9). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2009. Pp. xiii, 304. Hardback. €104.00 / US$ 154.00. ISBN 978-90-04-17842-7.
pp. 406-408(3)
Author: Scheetz, Jordan M.

Der leidende Gottesknecht: Jesaja 53 und seine Wirkungsgeschichte mit einer Bibliographie zu Jesaja 53. Edited by Bernd Janowski and Peter Stuhlmacher. (Forschungen zum Alten Testament 14). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010. Pp. x, 286. Paperback. €29.00. ISBN 978-3-16-150681-9. (Study Edition of the Publication of 1996).
pp. 409-409(1)
Author: Laato, Antti

3 Baruch: Greek-Slavonic Apocalypse of Baruch. By Alexander Kulik. (Commentaries on Early Jewish Literature). Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2010. Pp. xii, 450. Hardback. €99.95. ISBN 978-3-11-021248-8.
pp. 410-413(4)
Authors: Böttrich, Christfried

Le premier manuscrit du livre d` Hénoch: Étude épigraphique et philologique des fragments araméens de 4Q201 à Qumrân. By Michaël Langlois. Preface by André Lemaire. (Lectio divina). Paris: Les Éditions du Cerf, 2008. Pp. 605. Paperback. €44.00. ISBN 978-2-204-08692-9.
pp. 414-416(3)
Author: Legrand, Thierry

Circumcision as a Malleable Symbol. By Nina E. Livesey. (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2. Reihe 295). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010. Pp. x, 198. Paperback. €49.00. ISBN 978-3-16-150628-4.
pp. 417-418(2)
Author: Zetterholm, Magnus

Kaiphas: Der Hohepriester jenes Jahres: Geschichte und Deutung. By Rainer Metzner. (Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity 75). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2010. Pp. xviii, 458, plates. Hardback. €162.00 / US$ 230.00. ISBN 978-90-04-18524-1.
pp. 419-420(2)
Author: Reinhartz, Adele

Other Worlds and Their Relation to This World: Early Jewish and Ancient Christian Traditions. Edited by Tobias Nicklas et al. (Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism 143). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2010. Pp. xi, 401. Cloth with dust jacket. €130.00 / US$ 185.00. ISBN 978-90-04-18626-2.
pp. 421-423(3)
Author: Oegema, Albertina

Have You Seen, Son of Man?“: A Study in the Translation and Vorlage of LXX Ezekiel 40-48. By Daniel M. O’Hare. (Society of Biblical Literature: Septuagint and Cognate Studies 57). Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2010. Pp. xiv, 251. Paperback. US$ 32.95. ISBN 978-1-58983-526-9.
pp. 424-424(1)
Author: Ausloos, Hans

“Nicht darfst du zu diesen Wörtern etwas hinzufügen“: Die Rezeption des Deuteronomiums in der Tempelrolle: Sprache, Autoren und Hermeneutik. By Simone Paganini. (Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für Altorientalische und Biblische Rechtsgeschichte 11). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2009. Pp. xiv, 332. Hardback. €54.00. ISBN 978-3-447-05915-2.
pp. 425-426(2)
Author: Porzig, Peter

The Wisdom of Ben Sira: Studies on Tradition, Redaction, and Theology. Edited by Angelo Passaro and Giuseppe Bellia. (Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature Studies 1). Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. Pp. xiv, 416. Cloth. €88.00. ISBN 978-3-11-019499-9.
pp. 427-428(2)
Author: van Peursen, Wido

Sefer Shimmush Tehillim: Buch vom magischen Gebrauch der Psalmen: Edition, Übersetzung und Kommentar. Edited by Bill Rebiger. (Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism 137). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010. Pp. German Part: ix, 359; Hebrew Part: 117. Cloth with dust jacket. €119.00. ISBN 978-3-16-149774-2.
pp. 429-430(2)
Author: Maier, Johann

The Texts and Versions of the Book of Ben Sira: Transmission and Interpretation. Edited by Jean-Sébastien Rey and Jan Joosten. (Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism 150). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2011. Pp. ix, 352. Cloth with dust jacket. €128.00 / US$ 175.00. ISBN 978-90-04-20692-2.
pp. 431-432(2)
Author: Gregory, Bradley C.

New Idioms within Old: Poetry and Parallelism in the Non-Masoretic Poems of 11Q5 (=11QPsa). By Eric D. Reymond. (Society of Biblical Literature: Early Judaism and Its Literature 31). Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011. Pp. xiv, 228. Paperback. US$ 29.95. ISBN 978-1-58983-537-5.
pp. 433-433(1)
Authors: Brütsch, Matthias

Stories of the Babylonian Talmud. By Jeffrey L. Rubenstein. Baltimore (MD): The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. Pp. xvii, 316. Cloth with dust jacket. £28.50. ISBN 978-0-8018-9449-7.
pp. 434-435(2)
Authors: Stemberger, Günter

The Dead Sea Scrolls at 60: Scholarly Contributions of New York University Faculty and Alumni. Edited by Lawrence H. Schiffman and Shani Tzoref. (Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 89). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2010. Pp. xiii, 341. Cloth with dust jacket. €119.00 / US$ 169.00. ISBN 978-90-04-18505-0.
pp. 436-437(2)
Author: Hogeterp, Albert L. A.

On Conditionals in the Greek Pentateuch: A Study of Translation Syntax. By Anwar Tjen. (Library of Hebrew Bible / Old Testament Studies 515). New York and London: T&T Clark, 2010. Pp. xvi, 267. Hardback. 65.00. ISBN 978-0-567-57546-3.
pp. 438-439(2)
Author: Sollamo, Raija

Ethics in the Qumran Community: An Interdisciplinary Investigation. By Marcus K. M. Tso. (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2. Reihe 292). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010. Pp. xiv, 270. Paperback. €59.00. ISBN 978-3-16-150618-5.
pp. 440-441(2)
Author: Hogeterp, Albert L. A.

Philo of Alexandria: On Virtues: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary. By Walter T. Wilson. (Philo of Alexandria Commentary Series 3). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2011. Pp. xix, 479. Cloth with dust jacket. €152.00 / US$ 216.00. ISBN 978-90-04-18907-2.
pp. 442-443(2)
Author: Calabi, Francesca

Rabbinic Parodies of Jewish and Christian Literature. By Holger Michael Zellentin. (Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism 139). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011. Pp. ix, 275. Cloth with dust jacket. €99.00. ISBN 978-3-16-150647-5.
pp. 444-444(1)
Author: Rosenblum, Jordan D.

Journal for the Study of the New Testament (35:1)

John C. Poirier
“The Roll, the Codex, the Wax Tablet and the Synoptic Problem”

Dan Nässelqvist
“Stylistic Levels in Hebrews 1.1–4 and John 1.1–18”

Matthew Jensen
“The Structure and Argument of 1 John”

Review Article

James Carleton Paget
“Marcion and the Resurrection: Some Thoughts on a Recent Book”

Dead Sea Discoveries (19:2)

“4QReworked Pentateuch C and the Literary Sources of the Temple Scroll: A New (Old) Proposal”
Zahn, Molly M.

“Historiography in the Dead Sea Scrolls”
Collins, John J.

“The Use of Greek at Qumran: Manuscript and Epigraphic Evidence for a Marginalized Language”
Richey, Matthew

“Notes on the Three Qumran-Type Yadin Fragments Leading to a Discussion of Identification, Attribution, Provenance, and Names”
Tigchelaar, Eibert

Papyrusfragmente, evtl. aus dem Wadi Murabbaat
Geiger, Gregor

Book Reviews

Wisdom Literature. By John Kampen. Eerdmans Commentaries on the Dead Sea Scrolls. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011. Paperback. Pp. xiii + 404. $36.00. ISBN 978-0-8028-4384-5. pp. 221-223(3)
Author: Adams, Samuel L.

Early Judaism and Modern Culture: Literature and Theology. By Gerbern S. Oegema. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011. Paperback. Pp. xvi + 236. $30.00. ISBN 978-08-028-6444-4.
pp. 224-226(3)
Author: Burns, Joshua Ezra

Light Against Darkness. Dualism in Ancient Mediterranean Religion and the Contemporary World. Edited by Armin Lange, Eric M. Meyers, Bennie H. Reynolds III and Randall Styers. Journal of Ancient Judaism Supplements 2. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2011. Hardcover. Pp. 368. € 84.95. ISBN 978-35-255-5016-8.
pp. 227-228(2)
Author: Collins, John J.

Primeval History: Babylonian, Biblical and Enochic: An Intertextual Reading. By Helge S. Kvanvig. JSJSup 149. Leiden: Brill, 2011. Hardcover. Pp. xvi + 610. € 184.00/US$ 251.00. ISBN 978-90-04-16380-5.
pp. 229-231(3)
Author: Goff, Matthew

The New Damascus Document: The Midrash on the Eschatological Torah of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Reconstruction, Translation, and Commentary. By Ben Zion Wacholder. STDJ 56. Leiden: Brill, 2007. Hardcover. Pp. xxx + 426. € 148.00/US$ 206.00. ISBN 978-90-041-4108-7.
pp. 232-234(3)
Author: Grossman, Maxine L.

The Relation between Roman and Local Law in the Babatha and Salome Komaise Archives: General Analysis and Three Case Studies on Law of Succession, Guardianship and Marriage. By Jacobine G. Oudshoorn. STDJ 69. Leiden: Brill, 2007. Hardcover. Pp. xiv + 456. € 161.00/US$ 224.00. ISBN 978-90-041-4974-8.
pp. 235-236(2)
Author: Kloppenborg, John S.

New Idioms Within Old: Poetry and Parallelism in the Non-Masoretic Poems of 11Q5 (= 11QPsa). By Eric D. Reymond. Society of Biblical Literature Early Judaism and Its Literature 31. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011. Paperback. Pp. xiv + 228. $29.95. ISBN 978-1-58983-537-5.
pp. 237-238(2)
Author: Miller, Shem

Conquering the World: The War Scroll (1QM) Reconsidered. By Brian Schultz. STDJ 76. Leiden: Brill, 2009. Hardcover. Pp. viii + 456. € 162.00/US$ 231.00. ISBN 978-90-04-16820-6.
pp. 239-240(2)
Author: Stauber, Chad Martin

Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible. Third Edition, Revised and Expanded. By Emanuel Tov. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2011. Hardcover. Pp. lviii + 481. $90.00. ISBN 978-08-006-9664-1.
pp. 241-243(3)
Author: Tigchelaar, Eibert

Otherworldly and Eschatological Priesthood in the Dead Sea Scrolls. By Joseph I. Angel. STDJ 86. Leiden: Brill, 2010. Hardcover. Pp. xiv + 380. € 129.00/US$ 179.00. ISBN 978-90-041-8145-8.
pp. 244-246(3)
Author: VanderKam, James

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