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COVENANT AND DEUTERONOMY --- RGB 3351HF  2001, Mondays 9am, Michael Kolarcik

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E. ACHTEMEIER, Proclamation Commentaries: Deuteronomy, Jeremiah, Philadelphia: 1978.
Georg BRAULIK, The Theology of Deuteronomy: Collected Essays, trans.Ulrika Lindblad, N. Richland Hills, TX: BIBAL Press, 1994.
R.E. CLEMENTS, God's Chosen People: A Theological Interpretation of the Book of Deuteronomy, London: 1968.
R.E. CLEMENTS, Deuteronomy: Introduction, Commentary, and Reflections, NIB 2, Nashville: Abingdon, 1994, pp. 269-552.
R. CLIFFORD, Deuteronomy, with Excursus on Covenant and Law, Old Testament Message 5, Wilmington: 1982.
Peter C. CRAIGIE, Deuteronomy, NIC, Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans, 1976.
Duane L. CHRISTENSEN, ed., A Song Of Power and the Power of Song: Essays on the Book of Deuteronomy, Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 1993.
J. CULLEY, The Book of the Covenant in Moab, Glasgow: 1903.
T.E. FRETHEIM, Deuteronomic History, Abingdon, Nashville: 1983.
Norbert LOHFINK, Theology of the Pentateuch: Themes of the Priestly Narrative and Deuteronomy, trans. L.M. Maloney, Minneapolis: Fortress, 1994.
J.G. McCONVILLE, Law and Theology in Deuteronomy, JSOT Redwood Burn, Britain, 1984.
A.D.H. MAYES, The New Century Bible Commentary: Deuteronomy, Grand Rapids: 1979.
P.D. MILLER, Deuteronomy, (Interpretation) Louisville: John Knox, 1990.
E.W. NICHOLSON, Deuteronomy and Tradition, Philadelphia: 1967.
M. NOTH, The Deuteronomic History, Sheffield: JSOT, 1981.
M.A. O'BRIEN, The Deuteronomistic History Hypothesis: A Reassessment, (OBO 92, Fribourg: 1989).
B. PECKHAM, The Composition of the Deuteronomistic History, Harvard Semitic Monographs, 35, 1985.
R. POLZIN, Moses and the Deuteronomist, A Literary Study of the Deuteronomic History, Seabury, New York: 1980.
G. von RAD, Deuteronomy, trans. D. Barton, {Das fünfte Buch Mose: Deuteronomium, Göttingen: 1964}, SCM, London: 1966.
Jean-Pierre SONNET,  The Book Within the Book: Writing In Deuteronomy, Leiden , New York : Brill, 1997.
M. WEINFELD, Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomic School, Oxford: 1972.
Moshe WEINFELD, Deuteronomy 1-11, A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary, AncorBible 5, New York: Doubleday, 1991.


K. BALTZER, The Covenant Formulary in the Old Testament, trans. D.E. Green, Philadelphia: 1971.
J. BISHOP, The Covenant: A Reading, Springfield Ill.: 1982.
J. BRIGHT, Covenant and Promise, Philadelphia: 1976.
H. CAZELLES, "Covenant", [Sacramentum Mundi, New York: 1975].
R.E. CLEMENTS, Abraham and David, Genesis 15 and its Meaning for Israelite Tradition, SBT 2:5, London: 1965.
D.R. HILLERS, Covenant: The History of a Biblical Idea, Baltimore: 1969.
P. KALLUVEETTIL, Declaration and Covenant, A Comprehensive Review of Covenant Formulae from the Old Testament and the Ancient Near East, Analecta Biblica 88, Rome: 1982.
D.J. McCARTHY, Old Testament Covenant: A Survey of Current Opinions, Atlanta: 1972.
D.J. McCARTHY, Treaty and Covenant, A Study in Form in the Ancient Oriental Documents and in the Old Testament, Analecta Biblica 21a, Rome: 1981.
D.J. McCARTHY, Institution and Narrative, Collected Essays. Analecta Biblica, 108.
G.E. MENDENHALL, "Covenant", [Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible, vol. 1].
G.E. MENDENHALL, Law and Covenant in Israel and the Ancient Near East, Pittsburg: 1955.
M.L. NEWMAN, The People of the Covenant, New York: 1962.
J. PLASTARAS, Creation and Covenant, Milwaukee: 1968.
J. RHYMER, The Covenant and the Kingdom, Dayton, Ohio: 1968.


E. ACHTEMEIER, "Plumbing the Riches, Deuteronomy for the Preacher", Interpretation 41 (1987) 269-281.
Dale C. ALLISON, The New Moses, Minneapolis: Fortress, 1993.
L. ALONSO SCHÖKEL, "Sapiential and Covenant Themes in Genesis 2-3", [Studies in Ancient Israelite Wisdom, ed. J.L. Crenshaw, New York: 1976] 468-480.
Suzanne BOORER, The Promise of the Land as Oath: A Key to the Formation of the Pentateuch, BZAW 205, Berlin: Waler de Gruyter, 1992.
C. BREKELMANS, "Wisdom Influence in Deuteronomy", [La Sagesse de l'Ancien Testament, ed. M. Gilbert, BETL 51] (1979) 28-38.
Marc Zvi BRETTLER, The Creation of History in Ancient Israel, London and New York: Routledge, 1995.
George Wesley COATS, "Wilderness Itinerary," CBQ 34 (1972) 135-52.
W. BRUEGGEMANN, "Isaiah 55 and Deuteronomistic Theology", ZAW 80 (1968).
Walter BRUEGGEMANN, The Covenanted Self: Explorations in Law and Covenant, Minneapolis: Fortress, 1999.
P. BUIS, "Comment au septième siècle envisageait-on l'avenir de l'alliance? Étude sur Lev. 26:3-45", [Questions disputées d'Ancien Testament, BETL 33, ed. C.H.W. Brekelmans, Leuven-Gembloux: 1974].
P. BUIS, "La Nouvelle Alliance", VT 18 (1968).
P. BUIS, "Les formulaires d'alliance", VT 16 (1966).
J. BLENKINSOPP, "Deuteronomy and the Politics Of Post-Mortem Existence," Vetus Testamentum 45/1 (1995) 1 - 16.
Ferdinand E. DEIST, "Conservative Rebound In Deuteronomy. A Case Study In Social Values." Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages 22/2 (1996) 17- 30.
C.H. GORDON, "The Background Of Some Distinctive Values In The Hebrew Bible." In "Go to the land I will show you": studies in honor of Dwight W. Young, ed. Coleson, Joseph E. and Matthews, Victor H., 57 - 68. Altertumskunde des Vorderen Orients 4. Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 1996.
Douglas A. KNIGHT, "Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomists." In Old Testament Interpretation. Past, Present and Future. Essays in Honour of Gene M. Tucker, ed. Mays, James Luther, Petersen, David L., and Richards, Kent Harold, 61 - 79. Old Testament studies. Edinburgh: Clark, 1995.
Norbert LOHFINK, "The Destruction of the Seven Nations in Deuteronomy and the Mimetic Theory." Contagion: Journal of Violence, Mimesis, and Culture 2 (Spring 1995) 103-117.
Jack R. LUNDBOM, "The Inclusio And Other Framing Devices In Deuteronomy I-XXVIII." Vetus Testamentum 46/3 (1996) 296 - 315.
R.D. MOORE, "Deuteronomy And The Fire Of God: A Critical Charismatic Interpretation." Journal of Pentecostal Theology 7 (1995) 11 - 33.
Dennis T. OLSON, "Deuteronomy As De-Centering Center: Reflections On Postmodernism And The Quest For A Theological Center Of The Hebrew Scriptures," Semeia 71 (1995) 119 - 132.
Dennis T. OLSON, Deuteronomy And The Death Of Moses. A Theological Reading. Overtures to biblical theology. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1994.
Dale PATRICK, "The Rhetoric of Collective Responsibility in Deuteronomic Law." In Pomegranates and Golden Bells. Studies in Biblical, Jewish, and Near Eastern Ritual, Law, and Literature in Honor of Jacob Milgrom, ed. Wright, David P., Freedman, David Noel, and Hurvitz, Avi, 421 - 436. Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 1995.
Carolyn PRESSLER, "Sexual Violence and Deuteronomic Law." In A Feminist Companion to Exodus to Deuteronomy, ed. Brenner, Athalya, 102 - 112. The Feminist Companion to the Bible 6. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1994.
Yoshihide SUZUKI, "'The Place Which Yahweh Your God Will Choose' In Deuteronomy," In Problems In Biblical Theology. Essays in honor of Rolf Knierim, ed. Sun, Henry T.C. and Eades, Keith L., 338 - 352. Grand Rapids, Michigan u.a.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1997.
Jeffrey H. TIGAY, "The Significance Of The End Of Deuteronomy." In Texts, Temples, And Traditions: A Tribute To Menahem Haran, ed. Fox, Michael V., Hurowitz, Victor Avigdor, and Hurvitz, Avi, 137-143. Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 1996.
John van SETERS, "Cultic Laws In The Covenant Code (Exodus 20,22-23,33) And Their Relationship To Deuteronomy And The Holiness Code." In Studies In The Book Of Exodus. Redaction - Reception - Interpretation, ed. Vervenne, Marc, 319 - 345. Bibliotheca Ephemeridum theologicarum Lovaniensium 126. Leuven: Univ. Press, 1996.
Moshe WEINFELD, "Deuteronomy's Theological Revolution." Bible Review 12/1 (1996) 38 - 41, 44 - 45.
Ian WILSON, Out Of The Midst Of The Fire: Divine Presence In Deuteronomy. Society of Biblical Literature. Dissertation series 151. Atlanta, Ga.: Scholars Press, 1995.

M.J. BUSS, "Covenant, Theme in Historical Perspective", VT 16 (1966).
A.I. CAMBELL, "An Historical Prologue in a Seventh Century Treaty", Bib 50 (1969).
G.W. COATS, Moses, heroic man, man of God, JSOT Supps 57, Sheffield: 1988.
D. DAMROSCH, The Narrative Covenant: Transformation of Genre in the Growth of Biblical Literature, New York: Harper & Row, 1987.
D. DAUBE, The Exodus Pattern in the Bible, London: Faber and Faber, 1963.
W. EICHRODT, "Covenant and Law", Interpretation 20 (1966).
F.C. FENSHAM, "Common Trends in Curses of the Near-Eastern Treaties and Kudurru-Inscriptions Compared with Maledictions of Amos and Isaiah", ZAW 75 (1963).
F.C. FENSHAM, "Covenant, Promise and Expectation in the Bible", TZ 23 (1967).
F.C. FENSHAM, "Father and Son Terminology for Treaty and Covenant", [Near Eastern Studies in Honor of W.F. Albright, ed. H. Goedicke, Baltimore: 1971].
F.C. FENSHAM, "Malediction and Benediction in Ancient Near-Eastern Vassal Treaties and the Old Testament", ZAW 74 (1962).
D.N. FREEDMAN, "Divine Commitment and Human Obligation", Interpretation 18 (1964).
R.E. FRIEDMAN, The Exile and Biblical Narrative: The Formation of the Deuteronomiistic and Priestly Works, HSM 22, Chico: Scholars Press, 1981.
E. GERSTENBERGER, "Covenant and Commandment", JBL 84 (1965).
Edward GREENSTEIN, "The Formation of the Biblical Narrative Corpus," AJS Review 15 (1990) 151-78.
J. HARVEY, "Le 'rib-pattern' réquisitoire prophétique sur la rupture de l'alliance", Bib 43 (1962).
E. HEPPENSTALL, "The Law and the Covenant of Sinai", AndrewsUnivSeminarySt 2 (1964).
D.R. HILLERS, "berit 'am, Emancipation of the People", JBL 97 (1978).
H.B. HUFFMAN, "The Covenant Lawsuit and the Prophets", JBL 78 (1958).
Gary KNOPPERS, J. Gordon McCONVILLE, eds., -ing Israel and Judah: Recent Studies on the Deuteronomistic History, Minneapolis: Fortress, 1999.
J.G. JANZEN, "The Yoke That Gives Rest", Interpretation 41 (1987) 256-268.
M.G. KLINE, "Dynastic Covenant", WestminThJ 27 (1964).
M.G. KLINE, "Law Covenant", WestmThJ 27 (1964).
R. MARTIN-ACHARD, "La nouvelle alliance selon Jérémie", RThPh 3:12 (1962), also in [Questions disputées d'Ancien Testament, BETL 33, ed. C.H.W. Brekelmans, Leuven-Gembloux: 1974].
R. MARTIN-ACHARD, "La signification de l'alliance dans l'Ancien Testament d'après quelques travaux récents", RThPh 3:18 (1969).
F. Garcia MARTINEZ, ed., Studies in Deuteronomy in Honour of C.J. Labuschagne on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday, Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1994.
A.D.H. MAYES, "The Covenant on Sinai and the Covenant with David", Hermathena 110 (1970).
A.D.H. MAYES, The Story of Israel Between Settlement and Exile: A Redactional Study of the Deuteronomistic History, London: SCM, 1983.
A.D.H. MAYES, "Deuteronomistic ideology and the theology of the Old Testament." JSOT 82 (1999) 57-82.
A.D.H. MAYES, "Deuteronomy 14 and the Deuteronomic World View." In Studies in Deuteronomy. In Honour of C. J. Labuschagne on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday, ed. García Martínez, F., Hilhorst, A., Ruiten, J. T. A. G. M. van, and Woude, A. S. van der, 165-181. [Vetus Testamentum. Supplements 53. Leiden-New York-Köln: E. J. Brill, 1994].
A.D.H. MAYES, "On Describing the Purpose of Deuteronomy." JSOT 58 (1993) 13-33.
A.D.H. MAYES, "Deuteronomy 29, Joshua 9, and the Place of the Gibeonites in Israel." In Das Deuteronomium. Enststehung, Gestalt u. Botschaft, ed. Lohfink, Norbert, 321-325. Bibliotheca Ephemeridum theologicarum Lovaniensium 68. Leuven: Univ.Pr., 1985.
A.D.H. MAYES, "Deuteronomy 4 and the Literary Criticism of Deuteronomy." JBL 100 (1981) 23-51.
A.D.H. MAYES, "Deuteronomy Law of Moses or law of God?." Proceedings of the Irish Biblical Association 5 (1981) 36-54.
S.D. McBRIDE, "Polity of the Covenant People, The Book of Deuteronomy", Interpretation 41 (1987) 229-244.
D.J. McCARTHY, "2 Sam 7 and the Structure of the Deuteronomistic History", JBL 84 (1965).
D.J. McCARTHY, "berit and Covenant in the Deuteronomistic History", [Studies in the Religion and History of Ancient Israel. VT 23 (1972)].
D.J. McCARTHY, "berit in Old Testament History and Theology", Bib 53 (1972).
D.J. McCARTHY, "Covenant Relationships", [Questions disputées d'Ancien Testament, BETL 33, ed. C.H.W. Brekelmans, Leuven-Gembloux: 1974].
D.J. McCARTHY, "Notes on the Love of God in Deuteronomy and the Father-Son Relationship between Yahweh and Israel", CBQ 27 (1972) 144-147.
J.W. McKAY, "Man's Love for God in Deuteronomy and the Father/Teacher - Son/Pupil Relationship", VT 22 (1972) 426-435.
G.E. MENDENHALL, "Covenant", Anchor Bible Dictionary I (1992) 1178-1202.
P.D. MILLER, "Moses My Servant, The Deuteronomic Portrait of Moses", Interpretation 41 (1987) 245-255.
W.L. MORAN, "The Ancient Near Eastern Background of the Love of God in Deuteronomy", CBQ 24 (1963).
W. MOST, "A Biblical Theology of Redemption in a Covenantal Framework", CBQ 29 (1959).
J. MUILENBURG, "The Form and Structure of the Covenantal Formulations", VT 9 (1959).
R.D. NELSON, "Deuteronomy 5:1-15, Readers and Hearers", Interpretation 41 (1987) 282-287.
E.W. NICHOLSON, "The Pentateuch in Recent Reseach: A Time for Caution," VTSup 43 (1991) 10-21.
E.W. NICHOLSON, "The Covenant Ritual in Ex 24:3-8", VT 32 (1982).
E.W. NICHOLSON, "The Interpretation of Exodus 24:9-11", VT 24 (1974).
E.W. NICHOLSON, "The Tradition in Exodus 24:9-11", VT 26 (1976).
Dennis T. OLSON, Deuteronomy and the Death of Moses: a Theological Reading, Minneapolis: Fortress, 1994.
Brian PECKHAM, History and Prophecy: The Development of Late Judean Literary Traditions, New York: Doubleday, 1993.
F.C. PRUSSNER, "The Covenant of David and the Problem of the Unity in Old Testament Theology", [Transitions in Biblical Scholarship, ed. J.C. Rylaarsdam, Chicago: 1968].
Rolf RENDTORFF, "'Covenant' as a Structuring Concept in Genesis and Exodus," JBL 108 (1989) 384-93.
P.A. RIEMANN, "Covenant, Mosaic", [IDB, suppl. vol, Nashville: 1976].
J. SCHARBERT, "'Berît' im Pentateuch", [Mél Henri Cazelles, 1981] 163-170.
John Van SETERS, "The So-Called Deuteronomistic Redaction of the Pentateuch," VTSup 43 (1991) 58-77.
M. TSEVAT, "The Neo-Assyrian and Neo-Babylonian Vassal Oaths and the Prophet Ezekiel", JBL 78 (1959).
G.M. TUCKER, "Deuteronomy 18:15-22", Interpretation 41 (1987) 292-297.
J.T. WALSH, "From Egypt to Moab: A Source Critical Analysis of the Wilderness Itinerary", CBQ 39 (1977) 20y;33.
M. WEINFELD, "berith - Covenant vs Obligation", Bib 56 (1975).
M. WEINFELD, "berith", TDOT, vol. 2.
M. WEINFELD, "Covenant, Davidic", IDB, supp. vol., Nashville: 1976.
M. WEINFELD, "Deuteronomy and the Present State of Inquiry", JBL 86 (1967).
M. WEINFELD, "The Book of Deuteronomy", Anchor Bible Dictionary, II (1992) 168-183.
M. WEINFELD, Social Justice in Ancient Israel and in the Ancient Near East, Minneapolis: Fortress, 1995.
J.A. WHARTON, "Deuteronomy 16:1-8", Interpretation 41 (1987) 287-291.
C.F. WHITLEY, "Covenant and Commandment in Israel", JNES 22 (1963).
J. WIJNGAARDS, "Death and Resurrection in Covenantal Contexts (Hosea 6:2)", VT 17 (1967).


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