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The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies Provides a comprehensive survey of Biblical scholarship in a variety of disciplines.



Bach, Alice, ed. 1999. Women in the Hebrew Bible: A Reader. New York: Routledge.

Bal, Mieke 1986/7. Femmes imaginaires: l'ancien testament au risque d'une narratologie critique. Utrecht: Hes Publishers. Abridged English edition: Lethal love. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press.

———1988a. Death and Dissymmetry: The Politics of Coherence in the Book of Judges. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

——— 1988b. Murder and Difference: Gender, Genre, and Scholarship on Sisera's Death. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press.

——— 1991. Reading Rembrandt: Beyond the Word–Image Opposition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Bauer, Angela 1998. Gender in the Book of Jeremiah. New York and Frankfurt: Lang.

Baumann, Gerlinde 2000. Liebe und Gewalt: Die Ehe als Metapher für das Verhältnis JHWH Israel in den Prophetenbüchern. Stuttgarter Biblische Beiträge 185. Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk.

Bird, Phyllis 1997. Missing Persons and Mistaken Identities: Women and Gender in Ancient Israel. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

Brenner, Athalya, ed. 1993–6. (Brenner I)/1998 ff. (Brenner II). A Feminist Companion to the Hebrew Bible, 1st and 2nd series. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

——— 1997. The Intercourse of Knowledge: On Gendering Desire and “Sexuality” in the Hebrew Bible. BIS 26. Leiden: Brill.

———ed. 2003. Are We Amused? Humour about Women in the Biblical Worlds. JSOTS.S 383. London: T. & T. Clark.

Brenner, Athalya, and Fontaine, Carole, eds. 1997. Reading the Bible: Approaches, Methods and Strategies. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

——— and van Dijk-Hemmes, Fokkelien 1993. On Gendering Texts: Female and Male Voices in the Hebrew Bible. Leiden: Brill.

Brooten, Bernadette 1977. ‘Junia…Outstanding among the Apostles’. In Leonard and Arlene Swidler, eds., Women Priests, New York: Paulist Press, 141–4.

——— 1996. Love between Women: Early Christian Responses to Female Homoeroticism. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press.

Butting, Klara 1994. Die Buchstaben werden sich noch wundem: Innerbiblische Kritik als Wegweisung feministischer Hermeneutik. Berlin: Alektor.

———1999. ‘Esther: A New Interpretation of the Joseph Story in the Fight Against Anti-Semitism and Sexism’. In Athalya Brenner, ed., A Feminist Companion to Ruth and Esther, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 239–48.

Camp, Claudia 1985. Wisdom and the Feminine in the Book of Proverbs. Sheffield: Almond Press.

——— 2000. Wise, Strange and Holy: The Strange Woman and the Making of the Bible. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Cannon, Katie G. 1985. ‘The Emergence of Black Feminist Consciousness’. In Letty Russell, ed., Feminist Interpretation of the Bible, Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 30–40.

Cardoso Pereira, Nancy 2003. ‘Changing Seasons: About the Bible and Other Sacred Texts in Latin America’. In Schroer and Bietenhard 2003: 48–58.

De Troyer, Kristin 2000. The End of the Alfa-Text of Esther. SBL SCS 48. Atlanta: SBL.

Dube, Musa 2000. Postcolonial Feminist Interpretation of the Bible. St Louis: Chalice Press.

——— 2001. Other Ways of Reading: African Women and the Bible. Atlanta: SBL.

——— 2003. ‘Jumping the Fire with Judith: Postcolonial Feminist Hermeneutics of Liberation’. In Schroer and Bietenhard 2003: 60–76.

Exum, J. Cheryl 1992. Tragedy and Biblical Narrative. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

——— 1996. Plotted, Shot, and Painted: Cultural Representations of Biblical Women. JSOTS.S 215. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

——— 1997. Was sagt das Richterbuch den Frauen? Stuttgarter Biblische Beiträge 169. Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk.

——— and Clines, David J. A., eds. 1993. New Literary Criticism and the Hebrew Bible. JSOTS.S 143. Sheffield: JSOT Press.

Fischer, Irmtraud 2000/2005. Woman who Wrestled with God. Biblical Stories of Israel's Beginnings. Collegeville: Liturgical Press. 2nd Generation edn. translated.

———2001. Rut. Herders Theologischer Kommentar AT. Freiburg: Herder.

——— 2002. Gotteskünderinnen: Zu einer geschlechterfairen Deutung des Phänomens der Prophetie und der Prophetinnen in der Hebräischen Bibel. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer.

Fontaine, Carole R. 1996. ‘Disabilities and Illness in the Bible: A Feminist Perspective’. In Athalya Brenner, ed., A Feminist Companion to the Hebrew Bible in the New Testament, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 286–300.

Frettlöh, Magdalene L. 2002. Wenn Mann und Frau im Bilde Gottes sind…: Über geschlechtsspezifische Gottesbilder, die Gottesbildlichkeit des Menschen und das Bilderverbot. Wuppertal: Foedus-Verlag.

Ilan, Tal 1995. Jewish Women in Greco-Roman Palestine: An Inquiry into Image and Status. TSAJ 44. Tübingen: Mohr.

——— 1997. Mine and Yours are Hers: Retrieving Women's History from Rabbinic Literature. AGAJU 41. Leiden: Brill.

——— 1999. Integrating Women into Second Temple History. TSAJ 76. Tübingen: Mohr.

Janssen, Claudia 1998. Hanna und Elisabeth—zwei widerständige alte Frauen in neutestamentlicher Zeit: Eine sozialgeschichtliche Untersuchung. Mainz: Grünewald.

——— ed. 2000. Erinnern und aufstehen—antworten auf Kreuzestheologien. Mainz: Grünewald.

——— ed. 2001. Paulus: Umstrittene Traditionen—lebendige Theologie. Eine feministische Lektüre. Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus.

Keel, Othmar, and Schroer, Silvia 2002. Schöpfung: Biblische Theologien im Kontext altorientalischer Religionen. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Kraemer, Ross Shepard 1992. Her Share of the Blessings: Women's Religions among Pagans, Jews, and Christians in the Greco-Roman World. New York: Oxford University Press.

——— and D'Angelo, Mary Rose, eds. 1999. Women and Christian Origins. New York: Oxford University Press.

Kwok, Pui Lan 1995. Discovering the Bible in the Non-Biblical World. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

——— and Schüssler-Fiorenza, Elisabeth, eds. 1998. Women's Sacred Scriptures. Conclium 34/3. London: SCM Press; Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Lee, Kyung-Sook 2003. ‘The Biblical Hermeneutics of Liberation from the Perspective of Asian Christian Women: Recovering the Liberation-Tradition of Early Christianity in Korea’. In Schroer and Bietenhard 2003: 164–70.

Levine, Amy-Jill, with Bickenstaff, Marianne, eds. 2001. A Feminist Companion to the New Testament. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Melzer-Keller, Helga 1997. Jesus und die Frauen: Eine Verhältnisbestimmung nach den synoptischen Überlieferungen. Freiburg: Herder.

Müllner, Ilse 1997. Gewalt im Hause Davids: Die Erzählung von Tamar und Amnon (2 Sam 13, 1–22). Freiburg: Herder.

Newsom, Carol A., and Ringe, Sharon H., eds. 1992/8. The Women's Bible Commentary. 2nd, expanded edition, London: SPCK; Louisville, Ky.: Westminster/John Knox Press.

Nissinen, Martti 1998. Homoeroticism in the Biblical World: A Historical Perspective. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

Pippin, Tina 1992. Death and Desire: The Rhetoric of Gender in the Apocalypse of John. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster/John Knox Press.

——— and Aichele, George, eds. 1998. Violence, Utopia, and the Kingdom of God: Fantasy and Ideology in the Bible. London and New York: Routledge.

Plaskow, Judith 1978. ‘Christian Feminism and Antijudaism’, Cross Currents, 33: 306–9.

——— 1990. ‘Feministischer Antijudaismus und der christliche Gott’. Kirche und Israel, 5/11: 9–25.

Radford Ruether, Rosemary 1983. Sexism and God-Talk. Boston: Beacon Press.

Rakel, Claudia 2003. Judit—über Schönheit, Macht und Widerstand im Krieg: Eine feministisch-intertextuelle Lektüre. BZAW 334. Berlin: de Gruyter.

Rapp, Ursula 2002. Miriam: Eine feministisch-rhetorische Lektüre der Miriamtexte in der hebräischen Bibel. BZAW 317. Berlin: de Gruyter.

Reinhartz, Adele 1991. ‘From Narrative to History: The Resurrection of Mary and Martha’. In Amy-Jill Levine, ed., ‘Women Like This’: New Perspectives on Jewish Women in the Greco-Roman World, Atlanta: Scholars Press, 161–84.

——— 2001. Befriending the Beloved Disciple: A Jewish Reading of the Gospel of John. New York: Continuum.

Rosaldo, Michelle Z., and Lamphere, Louise, eds. 1974. Women, Culture and Society. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press.

Schottroff, Luise 1995. Lydia's Impatient Sisters: A Feminist Social History of Early Christianity. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster/John Knox Press.

———Schroer, Silvia, and Wacker, Marie-Theres 1998. The Bible in Women's Perspective. Philadelphia: Augsburg Fortress Publishers.

———and Wacker, Marie-Theres, eds. 1996. Von der Wurzel getragen: Christlich-feministische Exegese in Auseinandersetzung mit Antijudaismus. Leiden: Brill.

——— ——— eds. 1999/2006. Kompendium Feministische Bibelauslegung. Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlaghaus. Amercian translation, Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans.

Schroer, Silvia 1989. ‘Die Göttin auf den Stempelsiegeln aus Palästina/Israel’. In Othmar Keel, Hildi Keel-Leu, and Silvia Schroer, Studien zu den Stempelsiegeln aus Palästina/Israel, ii, OBO 88, Fribourg and Göttingen: Universitätsverlag und Vanden-hoeck & Ruprecht, 89–207.

——— 2000. Wisdom has Built her House: Studies on the Figure of Sophia in the Bible. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press.

——— and Bietenhard, Sophia, eds. 2003. Feminist Interpretation of the Bible and the Hermeneutics of Liberation. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Schüngel-Straumann, Helen 1992. Rûah bewegt die Welt: Gottes schöpferische Lebenskraft in der Krisenzeit des Exils. Stuttgarter Biblische Beiträge 151. Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk.

Schüssler-Fiorenza, Elisabeth 1983. In Memory of Her: A Feminist Critical Reconstruction of Christian Origins. New York: Crossroads.

——— 1984. Bread Not Stone: The Challenge of Feminist Biblical Interpretation. Boston: Beacon Press.

——— 1992. But She Said: Feminist Practices of Biblical Interpretation. Boston: Beacon Press.

——— ed. 1993/4. Searching the Scriptures, 2 vols. New York: Crossroad.

——— 2001. Wisdom Ways: Introducing Feminist Biblical Interpretation. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

——— 2004. ‘Die Grenzen wissenschaftlicher Jesusforschung aufzeigen: Wer sagt, wer Jesus wirklich war?’. In idem, Grenzen überschreiten: Der theoretische Anspruch feministischer Theologie, Theologische Frauenforschung in Europa, 15, Münster: Lit-Verlag, 203–15.

Selvidge, Marla J. 1996. Notorious Voices: Feminist Biblical Interpretation 1500–1920. Sheffield: Continuum.

Stone, Ken, ed. 2001. Queer Commentary and the Hebrew Bible. Sheffield: Continuum.

Struthers-Malbon, Elizabeth, and McKnight, Edgar V. 1994. The New Literary Criticism and the New Testament. JSNTS.S 109. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Sugirtharajah, Rasiah S. 2001. The Bible and the Third World: Precolonial, Colonial and Postcolonial Encounters. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

——— 2002. Postcolonial Criticism and Biblical Interpretation. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Sutter Rehmann, Luzia 1995. Geh, frage die Gebärerin: Feministisch-befreiungstheologische Untersuchungen zum Gebärmotiv in der Apokalyptik. Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus.

——— 2002. Konflikte zwischen ihm und ihr: Sozialgeschichtliche und exegetische Untersuchungen zur Nachfolgeproblematik von Ehepaaren. Gütersloh: Kaiser, Gütersloher Verlagshaus.

——— et al., eds. 2002. Sich dem Leben in die Arme werfen: Auferstehungserfahrungen. Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus.

Tamez, Elsa 1993. The Amnesty of Grace: Justification by Faith from a Latin American Perspective. Nashville: Abingdon Press.

Teubal, Savina J. 1984. Sarah the Priestess: The First Matriarch of Genesis. Athens, Oh.: Swallow Press.

Trible, Phyllis 1978. God and the Rhetoric of Sexuality. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.

——— 1984. Texts of Terror: Literary-Feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.

Vieira Sampaio, Tania Mara 1999. Movimentos do corpo prostituído da mulher: Aproximaçōes da profecía atribuída a Oséias. São Paulo: Ediçōes Loyola.

Wacker, Marie-Theres 1998. ‘Bibelkritik 1: Methoden der Bibelkritik im Alten Testament’. In H. D. Betz, D. S. Browning, B. Janowski, and E. Jüngel, eds., Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart, 4th edn., Tübingen: Mohr, I. 1474–80.

——— 2004. Von Göttinnen, Göttern und dem einzigen Gott: Studien zum biblischen Monotheismus aus feministisch-theologischer Sicht. Theologische Frauenforschung in Europa, 14. Münster: Lit-Verlag.

Weems, Renita 1988. Just a Sister Away: A Womanist Vision of Women's Relationships in the Bible. San Diego: Lura Media.

Weems, Renita 1995. Battered Love: Marriage, Sex and Violence in the Hebrew Prophets. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

——— 2003. ‘Re-Reading for Liberation: African American Women and the Bible’. In Schroer and Bietenhard 2003: 19–32.

Weiler, Gerda 1984/9. ‘Ich verwerfe im Lande die Kriege…’: Das verborgene Matriarchat im Alten Testament. Munich: Frauenoffensive; third edition under the title Das verborgene Matriarchat im Alten Israel. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer.

You-Martin, Choon-Ho 2004. Frauenbewegung und Frauentheologie in Südkorea, post-humously edited by Marie-Theres Wacker and Hermes A. Kick. Theologische Frauenforschung in Europa, 16. Münster: Lit-Verlag.

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