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(Oxford University Press, 2014-08)
Angels are supernatural beings who serve a variety of functions in biblical literature. The term most often used to denote angels in the Hebrew Bible, mal’ak, means “messenger.” The Septuagint frequently translates mal’ak ...
Sex or power? The crime of the single girl in Deuteronomy 22.
(Harrassowitz Verlag, 2010)
(From Conclusions): In sum, this study has argued that the law of the slandered bride is not primarily about sex. It is a law about power, in particular the power of the parents over their daughter’s sexuality, and is ...
On the Rise and Fall of Canaanite Religion at Baalbek: A Tale of Five Toponyms .
(Journal of Biblical Literature, 2009)