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ATHALYA BRENNER-IDAN (ATHALYA BRENNER)

Last updated: August 2014

Ph.D. Dissertation

Colour Terms in the Old Testament, University of Manchester, Manchester, England. Supervisor: Prof. James
Barr

Books and Articles

1979
  • ‘Genesis 30.41-42’ (Hebrew), Beth Miqra 76: 77-80
  • ‘Linguistic Criteria for Dating the Book of Jonah’ (Hebrew), Beth Miqra 79: 396-405
1980
  • מראֶה, מראָה (Hebrew), Beth Miqra 83: 373-374
  • ‘On the Semantic Classification of מטה and שבט (Hebrew), Leshonenu 44: 100-109
  • ‘White Textile in the Old Testament’, Hebrew Annual Review 4: 39-44
1981
  • ‘Esther through the Looking Glass’ (Hebrew), Beth Miqra 86: 267-278
  • God’s Answer to Job’, Vetus Testamentum 31: 129-137
1982
  • Colour Terms in the Old Testament (adaption of Ph.D. Dissertation; Sheffield: JSOT Press,), 300 pp.
  • ‘My Beloved is Fair and Ruddy: On Song of Song 5.10-11’ (Hebrew), Beth Miqra 89-90: 168-173
1983
  • ‘Aromatics and Perfumes in the Song of Songs’, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 25: 75-81
  • ‘Jezebel’ (Hebrew), Shenaton -Annual for Studies in the Bible and the Ancient Near East 5-6: 27-39
  • ‘Naomi and Ruth’, Vetus Testamentum 33: 387-397
1984
  • ‘Biblical Attitudes toward Foreign Women and Exogamic Marriages’ (Hebrew), Beth Miqra 100: 179-185
1985
  • The Israelite Woman: Social Role and Literary Type in Biblical Narrative (Sheffield: JSOT Press), 150 pp.; trans. into Japanese by T. and T. Yamku (Tokyo: Shinchi Shobo, 1988), 244 pp; trans. into Portuguese, 2004. To be reprinted with a new Preface and Introduction (London and New York: Bloomsbury/Continuum, 2014).
1986
  • ‘Female Social Behaviour: Two Descriptive Patterns within the “Birth of the Hero” Paradigm’, Vetus Testamentum 36: 257-273; repr. in Brenner (ed.), A Feminist Companion to Genesis, First Series (1993)
1988
  • ‘Self Denial as a Means for Self Assertion: On the Social Situation of Women in Ancient Israel’ (Dutch), Mara 2: 19-30
  • The Book of Ruth: Literary, Stylistic and Linguistic Studies (Hebrew; Tel Aviv: Afik and Sifriyat Po’alim), 168 pp.
1989
  • The Song of Songs (Old Testament Guides Series; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press for the British Society for Old Testament Study), 106 pp.
  • ‘Job the Pious? The Characterization of Job in the Narrative Framework of the Book’, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 43: 35-52
  • ‘Colours in the Bible’ (Hebrew), in Y. Hoffmann (ed.), Encyclopedia of the Bible (Tel Aviv: Massada, 1989), 4 pp.
1990
  • Radday, Y. T., and (eds.), On Humour and the Comic in the Hebrew Bible (Sheffield: Almond and JSOT Press), 325 pp.
  • ‘”Come Back Come Back the Shulammite” (Song of Songs 7.1-10): A Parody of the wasf Genre’, in Radday and Brenner (eds.), On Humour and the Comic in the Hebrew Bible 275-293; repr. in Brenner (ed.), A Feminist Companion to the Song of Songs
  • ‘On the Semantic Field of Humour, Laughter and the Comic in the Hebrew Bible’, in Radday and Brenner (eds.) 39-58.
  • ‘Jonah Reviled, God Revealed: On Jonah’s Prayer’ (Dutch), Jota 6 (1990), 12-23
  • ‘A Triangle and a Rhombus in Narrative Structure: A Proposed Integrative Reading of Judges IV and V’, Vetus Testamentum 40: 129-137
1991
  • ‘Qoheleth 3.1-9: A Framed Erotic Poem?’ (Hebrew), in B. Luria (ed.), H.M. Gevariahu Memorial Volume (Jerusalem: Israeli Society for Biblical Study), 9-23
1992
  • ‘The Hebrew God and His Female Complements’, in C. Larrington (ed.), A Feminist Companion to World Mythology (London: Pandora), 20 pp.
  • ‘On Bat Rabbim in the Song of Songs 7:5’, Vetus Testamentum 42: 4 pp.
1993
  • With van Dijk-Hemmes, F., On Gendering Texts: Female and Male Voices in the Hebrew Bible (Leiden: Brill), 210 pp.
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to the Song of Songs (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press), 300 pp.
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to Genesis (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press), 420 pp.
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to Ruth (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press), 210 pp.
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to Judges (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press)
  • ‘Jonah’s Poem out and within its Context’, in P.R. Davies and D.J.A. Clines (eds.), Among the Prophets (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press), 183-192
  • ‘On Jeremiah and the Poetics of Prophetic (?) Pornography’, European Judaism 26/2: 9-14
  • ‘On Colour Terms in Ancient Israel’ (Hebrew), Colour from Nature (Exhibition catalogue; Tel Aviv: The Land of Israel Museum), 96-102
  • ‘On Female Figurations in Biblical Wisdom Literature’, in D. Clines and H. McKay (eds.), Norman Whybray Festschrift (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press), 192-208; repr. in Dutch: ‘Beelden van vrouwen in de wijsheidsliteratuur’, in W. van Hilten (ed.), Een vreemde vrouw (Kok: Kampen, 1995), 23-36
  • ‘To See Is to Assume: Whose Love Is Celebrated in the Song of Songs? ‘, Biblical Interpretation 1/3: 265-284
1994
  • With F. van Dijk-Hemmes (eds.), Reflections on Theology and Gender (Kampen: Kok-Pharos).
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to Exodus –Deuteronomy (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press), 270 pp.
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to Samuel and Kings (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press), 290 pp.
  • ‘The Ten Commandments–Am I an Addresse?’, in Brenner (ed.), A Feminist Companion to Exodus to Deuteronomy (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press), 255-258
  • ‘On Incest’, in Brenner (ed.), A Feminist Companion to Exodus -Deuteronomy, 113-138
1995
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to Esther, Judith and Susanna (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press), 350 pp.
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to the Latter Prophets (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press), 400 pp.
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to Wisdom Literature (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press), 400 pp.
  • ‘Esther through the Looking Glass’, in Brenner (ed.), A Feminist Companion to Esther, Judith and Susanna, 71-80
  • ‘On Feminist Bible Criticism’ (Hebrew), Journal of Educational Topics 4: The Bible and Education (January 1995), 40-60
  • ‘Problematizing Women’s Traditions: Some Reflections’, in H. Meyer-Wilmes et al. (eds.), Yearbook of the European Society for Women in Theological Research, vol. 3 (Kampen: Pharos; to be published in 1995), ca. 12 pp; reprinted in (see following entry)
  • ‘Women’s Traditions Problematized: Some Reflections’, B. Becking et al. (eds.), On Reading the Prophets: Essays in Memory of Fokkelien van Dijk-Hemmes (Leiden: Brill), 53-66
1996
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to the Hebrew Bible in the New Testament (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press)
1997
  • With C.R. Fontaine (eds.), A Feminist Companion to Reading the Bible: Approaches, Methods and Strategies (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press)
  • The Intercourse of Knowledge: On Gendering Love, Desire and ‘Sexuality’ in the Hebrew Bible (Leiden: Brill), 200 pp.
  • ‘”My” Song of Songs’, in Brenner and Fontaine (eds.), A Feminist Companion to Reading the Bible, 567-579 (revised and republished in Brenner and Fontaine [eds.], A Feminist Companion to the Song of Songs [Second Series, 154-168).
  • ‘On the Reader’s Location and Isaiah 50’, in Brenner and Fontaine (eds.), A Feminist Companion to Reading the Bible, 136-150
  • ‘Mat[t]er, Dichotomy: Some Images of Female and Male Bodies in the Hebrew Bible’, in J. Bekkenkamp and Maaike de Haardt (eds.), Begin with the Body: Corporeality, Religion and Gender (Leuven: Peeters,), 201-214
1998
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to Genesis (Second Series; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press)
  • With C.R. Fontaine (eds.), A Feminist Companion to Wisdom Literature and the Psalms (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press)
  • With J.W. van Henten, ‘Madame Potiphar through a Culture Trip, or, Which Side Are you On?’, in J. Cheryl Exum and Stephen D. Moore (eds.), Biblical Studies/Cultural Studies: The Third Sheffield Colloquium
  • (JSOT SUP 266; Gender, Culture, Theory 7; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press), 203-219.
  • ‘Das Hohelied: Polyphonie der Liebe’, in: L. Schottroff en M.-T. Wacker (eds.), Kompendium Feministische Bibelauslegung (Gütersloh: Christian Kaiser/Gütersloher Verlagshaus), 233-245 (German)
1999
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to Ruth and Esther (Second Series; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press)
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to Judges (Second Series; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press)
  • With Jan Willem van Henten (eds.), Recycling Biblical Figures: Papers read at a NOSTER Colloquium in Amsterdam, 12-13 May 1997 (STAR; Leiden: Deo Publishing=Continuum)
  • ‘On Color and the Sacred in the Hebrew Bible’, in A. Borg (ed.), The Language of Color in the Mediterranean (Stockholm Oriental Studies, 16; Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International), 200-207
  • ‘Wat, wenn ich Rut benn?’ Bibel und Kirche 54/3: 117-120, 122 (German)
  • ‘Ruth as a Foreign Worker and the politics of Exogamy’, in Brenner (ed.), A Feminist Companion to Ruth and Esther, 158-62.
  • ‘Esther Politicized in a Personal Context: Some Remarks on Foreignness’, European Judaism 32/1: 4-10
2000
  • With Carole Fontaine (eds.), A Feminist Companion to the Song of Songs (Second Series; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press)
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to Samuel and Kings (Second Series; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press)
  • With Jan Willem van Henten (eds.), Family and Family Relations as Represented in Early Judaisms and Early Christianities: Texts and Fictions (STAR; Leiden: DEO Publishing=Continuum)
  • Van Henten, J.W. and A. Brenner, ‘Introduction’, in van Henten and Brenner (eds.), Families and Family Relations (2000), 1-10.
  • ‘Introduction’, in Brenner and Fontaine (eds.), A Feminist Companion to the Song of Songs (Second Series; 2000), 17-21
  • ‘Introduction’, in (ed.), A Feminist Companion to Samuel and Kings (Second Series; 2000), 13-20
  • ‘Foreword’, in G. Aichele (ed.), Culture, Entertainment and the Bible (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000). 7-12
2001
  • Board Editor and Editor, with J.W. van Henten (ed.), Food and Drink in the Biblical Worlds (Semeia 86; Atlanta: SBL Press)
  • (Editorial board editor), with R.A. Simkins and S.L. Cook (guest editors), The Social World of the Hebrew Bible: Twenty-Five Years of Social Sciences in the Academy (Semeia 87; Atlanta: SBL Press)
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to Exodus–Deuteronomy (Second Series; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press)
  • (Ed.), A Feminist Companion to the prophetic Books and Daniel (Second Series; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press)
  • ‘The Food of Love: Gendered Food and Food Imagery in the Song of Songs’, Semeia 86: 101-112
  • With J.W. van Henten, ‘Our Menu and What is Not On It: Editors’ Introduction’, in Brenner and van Henten (eds.), Semeia 86: ix-xvi
  • ‘Who’s Afraid of Feminist Criticism? Who’s Afraid of Biblical Humour? The Case of the Obtuse Foreign Ruler in the Hebrew Bible’, in Brenner (ed.), A Feminist Companion to the prophetic Books and Daniel (Second Series), 228-246 (repr. with a self-response)
  • ‘Introduction’, in Brenner (ed.), A Feminist Companion to the prophetic Books and Daniel (Second Series, 2001), pp. 17-25
  • ‘Introduction’, in Brenner (ed.), A Feminist Companion to Exodus to Deuteronomy, (Second Series; 2001), 13-17
  • Brenner A., and J.W. van Henten, ‘Food and Drink in the Bible: An Exciting New Theme’, In G.J. Venema (ed.),
  • Unless Some One Guide Me: Festschrift for Karel A. Deurloo (ACEBT Supplement Series 2; Amsterdam,), 347-54
  • ‘The Song of Songs’, in J. Burton and J., Muddiman (eds.), The Oxford Bible Commentary (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 429-433
2002
  • With Jan Willem van Henten (eds.), Bible Translation on the Threshold of the Twenty-First Century: Authority, Reception, Culture and Religion (BTC, 1; Sheffield: SAP/ Continuum)
  • With J.W. van Henten, ‘Editors’ Introduction’, in Brenner and van Henten (eds.), Bible Translation on the Threshold of the 21st Century, 17 pp.
  • ‘”Between Lying and Blasphemy”: Responding to Robert Carroll’, in Brenner and van Henten (eds.), Bible Translation on the Threshold of the 21st Century, 65-69
  • ‘Wide Gaps, Narrow Escapes: I am Known as Rahab, the Broad’, in P.R. Davies (ed.), First Person: Essays in Biblical Autobiography (Sheffield: SAP/Continuum), 47-58
  • ‘Age and Ageism in the Hebrew Bible, in an Autobiographical Perspective’, in A.G. Hunter and P.R. Davies (eds.), Sense and Sensitivity: Essays on Reading the Bible in Memory of Robert Carroll (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press/Continuum), 302-310
  • ‘Gendering in/by the Hebrew Bible: Ten Years Later’, in Old Testament Essays, JOTSSA 15/1: 42-51
2003
  • (Ed.), Are We Amused? Humour about Women in the Biblical Worlds (BTC, 2; London/New York: T&T Clark/ Continuum)
  • ‘Introduction’, in Brenner (ed.), Are We Amused?, 1-5
  • ‘Are We Amused? Small and Big Differences in Josephus’ Re-Presentations of Biblical Female Figures in the Jewish Antiquities 1-8’, in Brenner (ed.), Are e Amused?, 90-106
  • ‘”All My Daughters:” Once again, what can we do with the text?’, in I. Fischer, K. Schmid and H.G. Williamson (eds.), Prophetie in Israel (Altes Testament und Moderne, 11; Muenster: Lit-Verlag), 179-184.
  • ‘Mikal en David: liefde tussen vianden?’, Schrift 207: 90-94 (Dutch)
  • ‘Some Reflections on Violence Against Women and the Image of the Hebrew God: The Prophetic Books Revisited’, in A. Bach, J. Schaberg and E. Fuchs (eds.), On the Cutting Edge: The Study of Women in the Biblical World: Essays in Honor of Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza (London/New York: T&T Clark /Continuum), 12 pp.
  • ‘Gazing Back at the Shulammite, Yet Again’, Biblical Interpretation 11: 295-300
2004
  • I Am: Biblical Women Tell their own Stories (Minneapolis: Fortress Press), 248 + pp.
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  • ‘“On the Rivers of Babylon” (Psalm 137), or between Victim and Perpetrator’, in J. Bekkenkamp and Yvonne Sherwood (eds.), Sanctified Aggression: Legacies of Biblical and Post-Biblical Vocabularies of Violence (London/New York: T&T Clark/Continuum, BTC, 3), 76-91
  • ‘Proverbs’, in D. Patte et al. (eds.), Global Bible Commentary (Nashville: Abingdon Press), 163-174
  • ‘Absalom to David’, in P. Davies (ed.), Yours Faithfully: Virtual Letters from the Bible (London: Equinox, 2004), pp. 57-60
2005
  • ‘Babies and Bathwater on the Road: A Response’, in C. Vander Stichele and T.C. Penner (eds.), Her Master’s Tools?: Feminist And Postcolonial Engagements of Historical-Critical Discourse (Global Perspectives on Biblical Scholarship; SBL) 8 pp.
  • ’Regulating ‘Sons’ and ‘Daughters’ in the Torah and in Proverbs: Some Preliminary Insights,’ published online 3/2005 in the Journal of Hebrew Scriptures
2006
  • ‘On Blurbs, Prefaces, and Other Good Intentions’, SBL Forum online, 9/5/2006, http://www.sbl-site.org/publications/ article.aspx?articleId=526
  • ‘Ohola en Oholiba (Ezechiël 23). Of: Wat moeten we met deze tekst?’, Schrift 4: 5 pp. (Dutch)
  • ‘Jaël: Geweldig of gewelddadig?’, Schrift 12: 5 pp. (Dutch)
2007
  • ‘Recreating the Biblical Creation for Western Children: Provisional Reflections on Some Case Studies”, in A. Hunter and C. Vander Stichele (eds.), Creation and Creativity (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press), 11-34
  • ‘On Foreign Women in the Bible’, in Y. Yovel and Y. Tsaban (eds.), Encyclopedia of Jewish Culture (Tel Aviv) Entries on Jezebel, Tamar and Rahab in Encyclopedia of Jewish Culture (CD-ROM; Jerusalem: Shalvi)
  • ‘Vayeishev, Genesis 37.1—40.23: Trials, Tribulations and Changing Circumstances’, in T.C. Eskenazi et. Al (eds.), The Torah: A Women’s Commentary (URJ Press), 209-225
2009
  • With F.H. Polak (eds.), Performing Memory in Biblical Narrative and Beyond (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix), 312+6 pp.
  • ‘Tikva Frymer_Kensky and her Studies in Bible and Feminist Criticism: An Assessment’, in S. Holloway, J-A Sculock and R. Beal (eds.), In the Wake of Tikva Frymer-Kensky (Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias, 2009), 11-17
  • With B.O. Long, ‘Introduction: Memory, Telling and the Art of [Self-] Definition’, in A. Brenner and F.H. Polak (eds.), Performing Memory in Biblical Narrative and Beyond (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix, 2009), 1-10
  • ‘Rizpah [Re]Membered: 2 Samuel 1-14 and Beyond’, in A. Brenner and F.H. Polak (eds.), Performing Memory in Biblical Narrative and Beyond, 207-227.
  • ‘Gender in Prophecy, Magic and Priesthood: From Sumer to Ancient Israel’, in D. W. Rooke (ed.), Embroidered Garments: Priests and Gender in Ancient Israel (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix), 3-18
2010
  • With A.C.C. Lee and G.A. Yee (eds.), Genesis Texts@Contexts (Minneapolis: Fortress), 344+10 pp.
  • ‘Introduction’, in A.C.C. Lee and G.A. Yee (eds.), Genesis Texts@Contexts, 1-10
  • ‘The Tree of Life as a Female Symbol’?, in A.C.C. Lee and G.A. Yee (eds.), Genesis Texts@Contexts, 35-42. Brenner, A, ‘From Ruth to the “Global Woman”: Social and Legal Aspects’, Interpretation 44/2: 162-168
  • ‘From Ruth to Foreign Workers in Contemporary Israel: A Case Study in the Interaction of Religion, Politics and the Economy’, in R. Boer (ed.), Secularism and Biblical Studies (London/Oakville: Equinox), 178-191
  • ‘Graduate Studies Now: Some Reflections from Experience’, in E. Schuessler Fiorenza and K.H. Richards (eds.), Transforming Graduate Biblical Education: Ethos and Discipline (Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature), 111-118
  • ‘Michal and David: Love between Enemies?’. In T. Linafelt, C. Camp and T. Beal, The Fate of King David: The Past and Present of a Biblical Icon (New York/London: Continuum), 260-270
  • ‘Revisiting the Myth of the “Biblical Family”: Reflections on Issues of Methodologies and Interpretive Ideologies’, in F.R. Ames and C.W. Miller (eds.), Foster Biblical Scholarship: Essays in Honor of Kent Harold Richards (Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature), 279-294
  • ‘Territory and Identity: The Beginnings and Beyond’, in Lung Kwong Lo, Nancy N.H. Tan and Ying Zhang (eds.), Crossing Textual Boundaries: A Festschrift in Honor of Professor Archie Chi Chung Lee for his Sixtieth Birthday (Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong), 202-211
2011
  • ‘Response to Mary E. Shields: About “Jeremiah” as Reflected in Feminist Eyes’, in A.R. Pete Diamond and L. Stulman (eds.), Jeremiah (Dis)Placed: New Directions in Writing/Reading Jeremiah (New York: T&T Clark), 303-306
  • ‘Ruth: The Art of Memorizing Territory and Religion’, in David J.A. Clines and Ellen van Wolde (eds.), A Critical Engagement: Essays on the Hebrew Bible in Honour of J. Cheryl Exum (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press), 82-89
2012
  • With G.A. Yee (eds.), Exodus and Deuteronomy Texts@Contexts (Minneapolis: Fortress)
  • With F.H. Polak (eds.), Words, Ideas, Worlds: Biblical and Other Essays in Honour of Yairah Amit (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press)
  • With F.H. Polak, ‘Introduction’, in Brenner and Polak (eds.), Words, Ideas, Worlds, 1-3
  • ‘Women and Men He Created Them: Gender and Ideologies in the Book of Judges’, in Brenner and Polak (eds.), Words, Ideas, Worlds, 23-34
  • ‘Introduction’, in A. Brenner and G.A. Yee (eds.), Exodus And Deuteronomy Texts@Contexts (Fortress, 2012), xix-xxxii
  • ‘Territory and Identity: The Beginnings and Beyond’, in A. Brenner and G.A. Yee (eds.), Exodus And Deuteronomy Texts@Contexts, 29-38
  • ‘The Decalogue: Am I an Addressee?’, in A. Brenner and G.A. Yee (eds.), Exodus And Deuteronomy Texts@Contexts, 197-204
  • ‘Madame Potiphar Revisited out of and in the Classroom’, in David. J.A. Clines, Kent H. Richards and Jacob L. Wright, Making a Difference: Essays on the Bible and Judaism in Honor Of Tamara Cohn Eskenazi (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press), 38-48
  • ‘Religion and Politics as Passive-Aggressive Partners: Some Reflections on the Israeli Withdrawal from The Gaza Strip. 8/2005’, in Duncan Burns and John W. Rogerson (eds.), Far from Minimal: Celebrating the Work and influence of Philip R. Davies (London and New York: Continuum), 61-83
2013
  • With G.A. Yee (eds.), Joshua and Judges Texts@Contexts (Minneapolis: Fortress).
  • With A.C.C. Lee (eds.), Leviticus and Numbers Texts@Contexts (Minneapolis: Fortress).
  • ‘Introduction’, in A. Brenner and A.C.C. Lee (eds.), Leviticus and Numbers Texts@Contexts, 1-6
  • With Gale A. Yee, ‘Introduction’, in A. Brenner and Gale A. Yee (eds.), Joshua and Judges Texts@Contexts (2013), 1-9
  • ‘Women Frame the Book of Judges—How and Why?’, in A. Brenner and Gale A. Yee (eds.), Joshua and Judges Texts@Contexts, 125-138
  • ‘Reading Proverbs 31 Suspiciously’, in Mark Roncase and Joseph Weaver (eds.), Global Perspectives on the Bible (Boston: Pearson), 160-162
  • ‘Hearing the Song as a Secular Cultural Product’, in Mark Roncase and Joseph Weaver (eds.), Global Perspectives
    on the Bible, 179-181
  • ‘Ruth and the Plight of Foreign Female Workers in Modern-Day Israel’, in Mark Roncase and Joseph Weaver (eds.), Global Perspectives on the Bible (Boston: Pearson, 2013), 186-187
  • ‘Quo Vadis Domina? Reflections on What We Have Become and Want to Be’, Lectio Diifficilior 1/2013
  • ‘Reflections on Reflections: Rights, In/Dignity, In/Equality, Faith—The Bible as Universal Medicine?’, in L. Juliana Claassens and Klaas Spronk (eds.), Fragile Dignity: Intercontextual Conversations on Scriptures, Family and Violence (Atlanta: SBL), 319-33
  • ‘The Art of Memorizing Past Enemies, Ambiguously’, in D.V. Edelman and E. Ben Zvi (eds.), Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory and Imagination (Oxford: OUP, 2013), 306-310
  • ‘The Bible in the Twenty-First Century: Where and How?’, in James K. Aitken, Jeremy M. S. Clines, and Christl M. Maier (eds.), Interested Readers: Essays on the Hebrew Bible in Honor of David J.A. Clines (Atlanta: SBL), 403-413
2014
2015
  • With Helen Efthimiadis Keith (eds.), A Feminist Companion to Tobit, Judith and Susanna (vol. 10 of the Feminist Companion to the Bible, Second Series. London/New York: T&T Clark/Bloomsbury)

Edited Series

  • General editor, A Feminist Companion to the Bible, 10 volumes, 1993-1997, Sheffield Academic Press. (see under relevant publication years, 1993-2007). All 10 volumes translated into Portuguese, 2004. Series fully reprinted by Continuum, March 2010
  • General editor, A Feminist Companion to the Bible, Second Series, 9 volumes, 1997-2001, Sheffield Academic Press/Continuum/T&T Clark. 3 volumes edited with Carole R. Fontaine; 4 volumes reissued as T&T Clark Academic Paperbacks. The whole series fully reprinted by Continuum, March 2010
  • General editor, The Bible in the 21st Century (BTC), 5 volumes 2002-2004 by Sheffield Academic Press-Continuum/T&T Clark.
    • With J.W. van Henten (eds.), Bible Translations on the Threshold of the Twenty-First Century, 2002 (see under Edited Books)
    • (ed.), Are We Amused, 2003 (see under Edited Books)
    • C. Cosgrove (ed.), The Meanings We Choose, 2004
    • H. Sivan, Between God, Woman and Man, 2004
    • J. Bekkenkamp and Y. Sherwood (eds.), Sanctified Aggression, 2004
  • General editor, Amsterdam Studies in Bible and Religion (ASBR) (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix, 2005–). 7 volumes to date.
    • A. Hunter and C. Vander Stichele (eds.), Creation and Creativity, 2007
    • C. R. Fontaine, With Eyes of Flesh, 2008
    • A. Brenner and F.H. Polak (eds.), Performing Memory in Biblical Narrative and Beyond, 2009
    • Y. Amit, In Praise of Editing in the Hebrew Bible: Collected Essays in Retrospect, 2012.
    • A. Brenner and F.H. Polak (eds.), Words, Ideas, Worlds, 2012
    • T. Sutskover, Sight and Insight in Genesis, 2013
    • A. Brenner-Idan (ed.), Discourse, Dialogue and Debate (2014)
  • Chief editor, Texts@Contexts (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2010—2013). 4 volumes to date. Series to be continued by
    Sheffield Phoenix Press 2014–)

    • With A.C.C. Lee and G. A. Yee (eds.), Genesis: Texts@Contexts, 2010
    • With G.A. Yee (eds.), Exodus and Deuteronomy: Texts@Contexts, 2012
    • With G.A. Yee (eds.), Joshua and Judges: Texts@Contexts, 2013
    • With A.C.C. Lee (eds.), Leviticus and Numbers: Texts@Contexts, 2013

Book and Electronic Media Reviews (Selection)

  • Journal for the Study of the Old Testament (Sheffield, England)
  • Hebrew Studies (Madison, Wisconsin, USA)
  • Catholic Biblical Quarterly (USA)
  • Biblical Interpretation (Leiden)
  • Biblicon
  • Masculinities: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies on Gender (University of New York at Stony Brook)
  • Review of Biblical Literature (online)

Some book reviews are listed below. No full list is available

2002
2004
2005
2006
2007
  • Review of Cheryl Anderson, Women, Ideology and Violence: Critical Theory and the Construction of Gender in the Book of the Covenant and Deuteronomic Law (Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement Series, 394). Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 7
  • Review of After The Man Jesus Loved: Homoerotic Narratives from the New Testament Cleveland: Pilgrim, 2003
  • Review of Robert Kawashima. Biblical Narrative and the Death of the Rhapsode. Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004
  • Review of Anthony F. Campbell, S.J., 2 Samuel (FOTL, 8). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005.
  • Review of Rooke, Deborah W. (ed.), A Question of Sex? Gender and Difference in the Hebrew Bible and Beyond. Review of Biblical Literature: http://www.bookreviews.org/pdf/6356_6837.pdf
2008
  • Review of de Groot, Christiana, and Marion Ann Taylor, eds. Recovering Nineteenth-Century Women Interpreters of the Bible (Society of Biblical Literature Symposium Series 38). Brill: SBL. Review of Biblical Literature: http://www.bookreviews.org/pdf/6110_6522.pdf
  • Review of Stein, David E.S. (ed.), The Contemporary Torah: A Gender-Sensitive Adaptation of the JPS Translation. Jewish Publication Society. In Moed (Beit Berl, Israel; Hebrew)

Other Publications (Selection)

1997
  • Short entries on biblical woman figures in Z. Werblowski (ed.), The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (Oxford: OUP)
1999
  • Short Entries on ‘Athaliah’, ‘Tamar’, ‘Jezebel’ in C. Meyers, T. Craven and Ross Kraemer (eds.), Women in Scripture (New York: Houghton-Mifflin)