Books to Read

This page is pretty self explanatory. Any time I note a book or article which I hope to read in the future, it will be posted on this page. Feel free to make any suggestions. Perhaps I’ll add it to to-read list. I have read the bold text.

Imagine No Religion by Daniel Boyarin and Carlin A. Barton (Fordham University Press)

The Invention of World Religions by Tomoko Masuzawa (University of Chicago Press)

The “Image of God” in Eden by Catherine L. McDowell (Eisenbrauns)

Male and Femaile in the Epic of Gilgamesh by Tzvi Abusch (Eisenbrauns)

Traditions of Written Knowledge in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia (Ugarit-Verlag)

Canaanite Religion According to the Liturgical Texts of Ugarit (Ugarit-Verlag)

The Emergence of Israel in Ancient Palestine by Emanuel Pfoh (Routledge)

Origin Myths and Holy Places in the Old Testament by Lukasz Niesiolowski-Spano (Routledge)

Biblical Narrative and Palestine’s History by Thomas L. Thompson (Routledge)

The Bible and Hellenism edited by Thomas L. Thompson and Philippe Wajdenbaum (Routledge)

Berossus and Genesis, Manetho and Exodus: Hellenistic Histories and the Date of the Pentateuch by Russell Gmirkin (Bloomsbury)

God in Translation Deities in Cross-Cultural Discourse in the Biblical World by Mark Smith (Mohr Siebeck)

The Fall of Jerusalem and the Rise of the Torah ed. by Peter Dubovský, Dominik Markl, and Jean-Pierre Sonnet (Mohr Siebeck)

Economics in Persian-Period Biblical Texts by Peter Altmann (Mohr Siebeck)

Tracking the Master Scribe by Sarah Milstein (Oxford University Press)

The Religions of Ancient Israel: A Synthesis of Parallactic Approaches by Ziony Zevit (Continuum Press)

Matres Lectionis in Ancient Hebrew Epigraphs by Ziony Zevit (Sheffield Academic Press)

Demons and Illness from Antiquity to the Early-Modern Period edited by Siam Bhayro and Catherine Rider (Brill)

The Making of Israel by C.L. Crouch (Brill) – a must

Handbook of Ugaritic Studies edited by Wilfred G.E. Watson and Nicolas Wyatt (Brill)

The Aramaeans in Ancient Syria edited by Herbert Niehr (Brill)

A Brief History of Jerusalem by Klaus Bieberstein (Harrassowtiz)

Myths of Power: A study of royal myth and ideology in Ugaritic and biblical tradition by Nicolas Wyatt (Ugarit-Verlag)