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WRITING

See below for links to my books and selected essays; here is my Amazon author page, and some of my publications can be downloaded for free at my Academia.edu page. For a complete list of my publications, see my CV here.

Heroic Bodies in Ancient Israel   (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019)

Heroic Bodies in Ancient Israel (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019)

The Last of the Rephaim: Conquest and Cataclysm in the Heroic Ages of Ancient Israel   (Boston and Washington D.C.: Ilex Foundation and the Center for Hellenic Studies, via HUP, 2012)

The Last of the Rephaim: Conquest and Cataclysm in the Heroic Ages of Ancient Israel (Boston and Washington D.C.: Ilex Foundation and the Center for Hellenic Studies, via HUP, 2012)

Phoenician Aniconism in its Mediterranean and Ancient Near Eastern Contexts   (Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2015)

Phoenician Aniconism in its Mediterranean and Ancient Near Eastern Contexts (Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2015)

Consider Leviathan: Narratives of Nature and the Self in the Book of Job   (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2014)

Consider Leviathan: Narratives of Nature and the Self in the Book of Job (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2014)

The Bible: Ancient Context and Ongoing Community  , revised printing, co-authored with Steve Sherwood (Dubuque: Kendall Hunt, 2015)

The Bible: Ancient Context and Ongoing Community, revised printing, co-authored with Steve Sherwood (Dubuque: Kendall Hunt, 2015)

Co-edited with Carolina López-Ruiz,   The Oxford Handbook of the Phoenician and Punic Mediterranean   (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019)

Co-edited with Carolina López-Ruiz, The Oxford Handbook of the Phoenician and Punic Mediterranean (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019)

Ancient Israel’s Neighbors  , Essentials of Biblical Studies series (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019 or 2020)

Ancient Israel’s Neighbors, Essentials of Biblical Studies series (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019 or 2020)

Co-authored with Kathleen Birney,  “Funerary Iconography on an Infant Burial Jar from Ashkelon,”   Israel Exploration Journal  61.1 (2011): 32–53.

Co-authored with Kathleen Birney, “Funerary Iconography on an Infant Burial Jar from Ashkelon,” Israel Exploration Journal 61.1 (2011): 32–53.

“The Giant in a Thousand Years: Tracing Narratives of Gigantism in the Hebrew Bible and Beyond,”  in  Ancient Tales of Giants from Qumran and Turfan: Contexts, Traditions, and Influences,  ed. Matthew Goff, Loren Stuckenbruck, and Enrico Morano (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016), pp. 13–32.

“The Giant in a Thousand Years: Tracing Narratives of Gigantism in the Hebrew Bible and Beyond,” in Ancient Tales of Giants from Qumran and Turfan: Contexts, Traditions, and Influences, ed. Matthew Goff, Loren Stuckenbruck, and Enrico Morano (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016), pp. 13–32.

“ Remembering the Future, Predicting the Past:  Vaticinia ex Eventu  in the Historiographic Traditions of the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East,”  in  Splendide Mendax :  Rethinking Fakes & Forgeries in Classical, Late Antique, & Early Christian Literature , ed. Javier Martínez and Edmund Paul Cueva (Barkhuis: Netherlands, 2016), pp. 23–53.

Remembering the Future, Predicting the Past: Vaticinia ex Eventu in the Historiographic Traditions of the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East,” in Splendide Mendax: Rethinking Fakes & Forgeries in Classical, Late Antique, & Early Christian Literature, ed. Javier Martínez and Edmund Paul Cueva (Barkhuis: Netherlands, 2016), pp. 23–53.

“The Fate and Power of Heroic Bones and the Politics of Bone Transfer in Ancient Israel and Greece,”   Harvard Theological Review  106.2 (2013): 201–16.

“The Fate and Power of Heroic Bones and the Politics of Bone Transfer in Ancient Israel and Greece,” Harvard Theological Review 106.2 (2013): 201–16.

“Monster Violence in the Book of Job,”   Journal of Religion and Violence  3.2 (2015): 269–87.

“Monster Violence in the Book of Job,” Journal of Religion and Violence 3.2 (2015): 269–87.