Note: Some texts are buried
deep in e-archives. If title link does not work, click source.
Complete text of B. Davie
Napier's 1963 volume in the Layman's Bible Commentary (posted by Religion
Bill Moyers hosts a lively inter-faith
on the contemporary significance of the 1st book of the Hebrew Bible.
Essay by Walter Mattfeld on the Hebrew
transformation of ancient Near Eastern myths & motifs (Bible
Dennis Bratcher's succinct
introduction of the hypothesis of four documentary layers in the
composition of the the first five scrolls of the Hebrew Bible.
Full text of John Shelby Spong's
1977 study of the 10 Commandments (posted by Religion
The World ORT Union provides elegant &
user-friendly on-line tools for studying Jewish scripture. Contents
include an annotated hypertext of the Pentateuch (in modern English
translation and traditional Hebrew Torah
portions), liturgical selections from
the prophets (haftarot),
& alpha indexed glossary.
Site designed for use by youth preparing for bar/bat mitzvah but a valuable
resource for Torah students of any age or background.
Testament Gateway lists academic quality websites on the Torah with links
to web pages devoted to Genesis,
Numbers, and Deuteronomy.
Jenee Woodard's index of on-line resources for
research on biblical books & passages used in the Revised Common
Lectionary with pages of links for Genesis,
Numbers & Deuteronomy
(The Text This Week).
J. W. Etheridge's English translation of Aramaic
paraphrase of Hebrew texts ascribed to Jonathan b. Uzziel & Onkelos (posted by
Newsletter for Targumic & Cognate
Yitzhak Hayutman's 1988 paper for the Academy of
Jerusalem examines the Genesis creation stories in the light of concepts of
time, world & humanity in modern philosophy and Talmud.
History (Former Prophets)
David Miano's succinct introduction
the Deuteronomic history (archived by
My Jewish Learning).
Michael W. Palmer summarizes
historical issues with the accounts of the books of Joshua, Judges, Samuel &
Archive of scholarly articles on
the Deuteronomic History.
Testament Gateway lists academic quality websites on ancient Israel's
historical narratives with links to pages devoted to the "Deuteronomic
Kings) as well as the
"Priestly History" (Chronicles,
Ezra, & Nehemiah).
Full text of Jacques
Ellul's study of 2 Kings (posted by Religion
Summary of the 1996 discussion
of Kenneth J. Person's method of analyzing the biblical novella at the
Socio-Linguistics Group of the Society of Biblical Literature [Journal
of Hebrew Scriptures 1 (1997)].
Marvin Sweeney critiques
traditional views of the composition of Hosea & proposes an alternative
of Hebrew Scriptures 2 (1998)].
Jenee Woodard's index of on-line
resources for research on biblical books & passages used in the Revised
Common Lectionary with specific pages for Isaiah,
Micah, etc. (The Text This Week).
Testament Gateway lists academic quality websites on the Hebrew prophets
in general with links to pages devoted to Isaiah,
Tim Bulkeley's multimedia
commentary invites readers to explore the prophetic text through hypertext
links to a glossary & historical dictionary, oral Hebrew readings &
excellent graphics (Carey Baptist College, NZ).
Complete text of B.
Davie Napier's 1962 study of prophecy in Israel from its inception through the
classic prophets of the the 8th-7th c. BCE. (posted by Religion
Tim Bulkeley uses narrative
criticism to clarify the classic tale of a frustrated prophet.
Kethubim (Other Scriptures)
Digging. Help fill holes.
This page was revised
24 November 2017