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Torah (Law)

Book of Exodus

Complete text of B. Davie Napier's 1963 volume in the Layman's Bible Commentary (posted by Religion Online).

Genesis: A Living Conversation

Bill Moyers hosts a lively inter-faith debate on the contemporary significance of the 1st book of the Hebrew Bible.

Genesis' Genesis

Essay by Walter Mattfeld on the Hebrew transformation of ancient Near Eastern myths & motifs (Bible Origins).

JEDP: Sources in the Pentateuch

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.

The Living Commandments

Full text of John Shelby Spong's 1977 study of the 10 Commandments (posted by Religion Online).

Navigating the Bible II

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.

Pentateuch

Old Testament Gateway lists academic quality websites on the Torah with links to web pages devoted to Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.

Pentateuch

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, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers & Deuteronomy (The Text This Week).

Polytheism in Genesis: Baal & Ashtoreth vs. Yahweh

Sol Abrams analyzes texts that indicate polytheistic views among early Israelites & argues that biblical monotheism is the product of a 500 year theistic evolution in the struggle between factions devoted to Baal & Yahweh (Skeptical Review 1994).

The Targums of Onkelos & Pseudo-Jonathan on the Pentateuch

J. W. Etheridge's English translation of Aramaic paraphrase of Hebrew texts ascribed to Jonathan b. Uzziel & Onkelos (posted by Newsletter for Targumic & Cognate Studies).

Torah / Pentateuch

Christopher Heard's well organized list of general academic resources with links to pages devoted to Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers & Deuteronomy (iTanakh). 

World, Adam, Adamah

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)

Former Prophets

Christopher Heard's well organized list of general academic resources with links to pages devoted to Joshua, Judges, Samuel, & Kings (iTanakh).

Historical Books

Old Testament Gateway lists academic quality websites on ancient Israel's historical narratives with links to pages devoted to Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, Chronicles, Ezra, & Nehemiah.

The Politics of God and the Politics of Man

Full text of Jacques Ellul's study of 2 Kings (posted by Religion Online).

Nebi'im (Prophets)

Conversation Analysis & the Book of Jonah

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)].

A Form-critical Re-reading of Hosea

Marvin Sweeney critiques traditional views of the composition of Hosea & proposes an alternative reconstruction [Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 2 (1998)].

Hebrew Prophets

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, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Jonah, Micah, etc. (The Text This Week).

Latter Prophets

Christopher Heard's well organized list of general academic resources with links to pages devoted to Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Hosea, Amos, Jonah, Micah, Habakkuk, Zechariah, etc. (iTanakh).

Major Prophets and Minor Prophets

Old Testament Gateway lists academic quality websites on the Hebrew prophets in general with links to pages devoted to Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Jonah, Micah, Habakkuk, Zechariah, Malachi, etc.

The New Jerusalem Mosaic

Hebrew U's virtual historical guide to Jerusalem introduces the sites & people of the first temple period, including the city's primary prophets, Isaiah (8th c.) & Jeremiah (6th c.).

Postmodern Bible: Amos

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).

Prophets in Perspective

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 Online).

Study Notes on Jonah

Tim Bulkeley uses narrative criticism to clarify the classic tale of a frustrated prophet.

Kethubim (Other Scriptures)

Aramaic Targum to Song of Songs

Jay C. Treat's translation (UPenn).

Daniel

Old Testament Gateway's list of academic quality websites.

Prophecies of Daniel

B. Muller's pages on the historical focus of the major OT & NT apocalypses provides detailed chronological commentary to show that Daniel was composed to present the events of 168-164 BCE as the culmination of the divine historical plan.

Esther

Old Testament Gateway's list of academic quality websites.

Poetical Books

Old Testament Gateway's list of resources on Hebrew poetry & wisdom literature with links to pages devoted to Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Job & Song of Songs.

Psalms Links

Donna Moss' extensive list of on-line resources on the exposition of Psalms & their use in worship.

Ruth

Old Testament Gateway's list of academic quality websites.

Ruth: Study Notes

Tim Bulkeley's post-modern commentary analyzes the literary structure of this Hebrew romance (U of Auckland, NZ).

Targum Lamentations

C. M. M. Brady's fresh translation (posted by Newsletter for Targumic & Cognate Studies).

Targum Psalms

Edward M. Cook's translation of Targum Tehillim (posted by Newsletter for Targumic & Cognate Studies).

Targum of Ruth

S. H. Levey's English translation, posted by Newsletter for Targumic & Cognate Studies.

Writings

Christopher Heard's well organized list of general academic resources with links to pages devoted to Psalms, Job, Proverbs, Ruth, Song of Songs, Qoheleth, Lamentations, Esther, Daniel, Ezra-Nehemiah, & Chronicles (iTanakh).


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