Publications

Review of The Wisdom Books: Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes by Robert Alter in Shofar 30/3 (Spring 2012).

Article "Concubinage" in Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics (Baker 2011).

Forty articles in The Harper-Collins Dictionary of the Bible, New Revised Edition, edited by Mark Allen Powell (HarperCollins 2011); also associate editor of the dictionary.

Reading the Old Testament: An Introduction to the Hebrew Bible, Fourth edition (Wadsworth Cengage 2009)

Genesis 1-11: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text. Baylor Handbook on the Hebrew Bible (Baylor University Press 2008)

Chapter "A Maccabean Jewish State" in Biblica: The Bible Atlas (Global 2006)

Reading the Old Testament: An Introduction to the Hebrew Bible, Third edition with CD-ROM (Wadsworth 2004)

Three articles (Arameans, Judaism, Ugarit) in the Encyclopedia of the Ancient World (Salem Press, 2000)

Reading the Old Testament: An Introduction to the Hebrew Bible, Second edition with CD-ROM (Wadsworth 1999)

"The Textuality of Narrative: Syntax and Reading the Hebrew Bible," pages 51-63 in Reading and Hearing the Word: From Text to Sermon. Essays in Honor of John H. Stek, edited by Arie. C. Leder (Calvin Theological Seminary and CRC Publications 1998)

Review of The Gifts of the Jews by Thomas Cahill in Perspectives (November 1998).

"Translating Torah: A Review Essay" in Christian Scholar's Review 17/3 (1998).

Review of Speaking of Speaking. Marking Direct Discourse in the Hebrew Bible, by Samuel A. Meier in Biblica 76 (1995): 568-570.

"Marking Turns in Poetic Text. 'Waw' in the Psalms," in Narrative and Comment. Contributions Presented to Wolfgang Schneider, edited by Eep Talstra. Amsterdam: Societas Hebraica Amsteodamensis, 1995.

Reading the Old Testament: An Introduction to the Hebrew Bible (Wadsworth 1995)

Review of Giving Goliath His Due by Neal Bierling in Reformed Review 47/2 (Winter 1993-94).

Review of The Great Angel: A Study of Israel's Second God by Margaret Barker in Perspectives, February 1994.

"Word Order and Emphasis in Biblical Hebrew Narrative: Syntactic Observations on Genesis 22 from a Discourse Perspective" in Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew, edited by Walter Bodine (Eisenbrauns, 1992)

The Hebrew Bible in Focus, a Macintosh computer based Old Testament studies resource, Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges (1991)

Review of Toward Rediscovering the Old Testament by Walter Kaiser in Christian Scholar's Review 20/2 (1990)

"Sex," "Tribe," and "Wine" in The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. Volume Four. Revised Edition (Eerdmans, 1988)

"Land" and "Mind" in The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. Volume Three. Revised Edition (Eerdmans, 1986)

Review of Carl E. Armerding's The Old Testament and Criticism in Eternity 35/6 (June 1984)

Review of Roland E. Murphy's Wisdom Literature: Job, Proverbs, Ruth, Canticles, Ecclesiastes, Esther in Westminster Theological Journal 46 (1984)

Review of Walter Brueggeman's The Vitality of Old Testament Traditions in Calvin Theological Journal 19 (1984)

Review of Terry Armstrong, et. al. A Reader's Hebrew-English Lexicon of the Old Testament in Calvin Theological Journal 18 (1983)

Review of R. Sonsino's Motive Clauses in Hebrew Law in Journal of Biblical Literature 102 (1983)

Doctoral dissertation, The Syntax of Particle ky in Biblical Hebrew and Ugaritic, Yale University, 1982 [pdf]

Review of Nelson's Expository Dictionary of the Old Testament in Calvin Theological Journal 17 (1982)

"Accept, acceptance," "Apply," "Assign," "Cloak," and "Cut, cut off" in The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. Volume One. Revised Edition (Eerdmans, 1979)