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March 2017 Web Sale: Save 70–80% on Festschriften!

Going all the way back to 1981 up through 2011, we chose forty-four of the many Festschriften we’ve published over the years and we’re offering you the chance to save from 70–80% on them.

Updated February 28, 2017. Books ordered from this sale are sold under these conditions.

The Fire Signals of Lachish The Fire Signals of Lachish
Studies in the Archaeology and History of Israel in the Late Bronze Age, Iron Age, and Persian Period in Honor of David Ussishkin

Edited by Israel Finkelstein and Nadav Na'aman
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Eisenbrauns, 2011. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575062051

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In this volume honoring Tel Aviv University archaeologist David Ussishkin, colleagues and students representing some of the major names in the field today present 25 essays on a variety of topics of interest to the honoree. The contributions cover a range of periods from the Late Bronze Age through the Persian period and disparate subjects such as Judahite bullae, destruction levels at Megiddo, a diversity of results from various tells in Israel (and one in Jordan), Egyptian influence on Canaan, the city of Jerusalem and its temple, and . . . (more)


Strings and Threads Strings and Threads
A Celebration of the Work of Anne Draffkorn Kilmer

Edited by Wolfgang Heimpel and Gabriella Frantz-Szabo
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Eisenbrauns, 2011. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575062273.

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Anne Draffkorn Kilmer has had a long and fruitful career as an academic in Assyriology. After receiving her doctorate in Philadelphia and serving as assistant to Benno Landsberger in Chicago, she came to Berkeley in 1963 and stayed there for the long term, despite offers from other universities. During her career, in addition to her many contributions to Assyriology and ancient musicology, she served the university in various administrative functions. In Assyriology, her wide and varied interests included lexical texts, mathematics . . . (more)


Daily Life, Materiality, and Complexity in Early Urban Communities of the Southern Levant Daily Life, Materiality, and Complexity in Early Urban Communities of the Southern Levant
Papers in Honor of Walter E. Rast and R. Thomas Schaub

Edited by Meredith S. Chesson
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Eisenbrauns, 2011. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575062174

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This volume emerges from a session honoring Walter E. Rast and R. Thomas Schaub held during the 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research in Atlanta, Georgia and includes expanded versions of many of the papers presented in that session. By gathering in Atlanta, and by participating in this volume, the contributors honor the careers and scholarly passions of Walt and Tom, whose work in southern Levantine archaeology began in the 1960s when they were young scholars working with Paul Lapp. The breadth and depth of . . . (more)


"Follow the Wise"
Studies in Jewish History and Culture in Honor of Lee I. Levine

Edited by Zeev Weiss, et al.
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Eisenbrauns, 2010. Cloth. English and Hebrew.
ISBN: 9781575062006

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In 1961, when Lee Israel Levine graduated from both Columbia College in New York, majoring in philosophy, and Jewish Theological Seminary, majoring in Talmud, this accomplishment was only a precursor to the brilliant career that would follow. While researching his Columbia University dissertation in Jerusalem, Levine established close ties with members of the Institute of Archaeology at Hebrew University and Prof. Yigael Yadin, who recognized the need for an interdisciplinary approach that would give graduate archaeology students a . . . (more)


Raising Up a Faithful Exegete Raising Up a Faithful Exegete
Essays in Honor of Richard D. Nelson

Edited by K. L. Noll and Brooks Schramm
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Eisenbrauns, 2010. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575062013

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Twenty-three colleagues, friends, and former students of Richard Nelson honor him by contributing essays to this volume. Nelson is the fromer Kraft Professor of Biblical Studies at Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, PA, and current W. J. A. Power Professor of Biblical Hebrew and Old Testament Interpretation as well as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas. He is the author of numerous books, commentaries, and articles. Raising Up a Faithful Exegete centers . . . (more)


Exploring the Longue Duree Exploring the Longue Duree
Essays in Honor of Lawrence E. Stager

Edited by J. David Schloen
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Eisenbrauns, 2009. Cloth. English and French.
ISBN: 9781575061610

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Fifty scholars who represent a wide range of nationalities and specialties—archaeologists, biblical scholars, philologists, and historians—have contributed essays in honor of Lawrence E. Stager, the Dorot Professor of the Archaeology of Israel and Director of the Semitic Museum at Harvard University, on the occasion of his 65th birthday. Various academic generations are represented: among the contributors to this volume are Professor Stager’s former students and some of his own teachers, as well as a diverse group of his many friends and . . . (more)


The Old Testament in the Life of God's People The Old Testament in the Life of God's People
Essays in Honor of Elmer A. Martens

Edited by Jon Isaak
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Eisenbrauns, 2009. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575061580

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This book celebrates the contributions to Old Testament theology of Elmer A. Martens, President and Professor of Old Testament at Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, Fresno, California (both positions now Emeritus). It includes 3 essays written by Martens himself, as well as 15 others written by his former students, colleagues, friends, and even one of his professors! The essays are clustered around three topics—Christians' use of the Old Testament, aligning God's people with God's call for justice, and addressing the issue of land in . . . (more)


Mishneh Todah Mishneh Todah
Studies in Deuteronomy and Its Cultural Environment in Honor of Jeffrey H. Tigay

Edited by Nili Sacher Fox, David A. Glatt-Gilad, and Michael J. Williams
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Eisenbrauns, 2009. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575061566

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Jeffrey H. Tigay, A. M. Ellis Professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania, master teacher and scholar extraordinaire, conservative rabbi and lifelong student of Torah receives due ovation in this exceptional volume, a tribute to his indelible impression on Jewish scholarship and pedagogy.

The volume is arranged according to Professor Tigay's primary topics of interest: deuteronomic studies, ancient Israelite religion and its Near Eastern context, and ancient Israelite literary . . . (more)


Sacred History, Sacred Literature Sacred History, Sacred Literature
Essays on Ancient Israel, the Bible, and Religion in Honor of R. E. Friedman on His Sixtieth Birthday

Edited by Shawna Dolansky
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Eisenbrauns, 2008. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575061511

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Richard Friedman is well known in the field of biblical studies, not only because of his contributions to the study of the Hebrew Bible (which are many) but also because he has written cogently and clearly for a much wider audience, outside the academy, most notably in his Who Wrote the Bible? (1997). In addition, his influence has crossed the boundaries of a variety of disciplines such as source criticism, archaeology, the ancient Near East, as well as religious studies.

The essays in this volume reflect the breadth and . . . (more)


From the Banks of the Euphrates From the Banks of the Euphrates
Studies in Honor of Alice Louise Slotsky

Edited by Micah Ross
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Eisenbrauns, 2008. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575061443

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Although Near Eastern languages and the history of the exact sciences are known for being obscure and deliberately arcane to general audiences, Alice Slotsky has paradoxically established her legacy by exposing these topics to a wider audience. As a visiting professor at Brown University, Slotsky has taught more students than any previous Assyriologist and successfully brought this discipline to a wider audience than previously imagined possible. This volume, with articles written by former students, as well as colleagues, pays tribute to her broad interests.


Birkat Shalom Birkat Shalom
Studies in the Bible, Ancient Near Eastern Literature, and Postbiblical Judaism Presented to Shalom M. Paul on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday

Edited by Chaim Cohen, et al.
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Eisenbrauns, 2008. Cloth. English and French.
ISBN: 9781575061450

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This magnificent volume is a compilation of the writings of friends, colleagues, and former students in tribute to Shalom Paul, Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Bible Department at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. More than 60 essayists contribute new ideas in the areas of research most loved by Prof. Paul, such as biblical literature and criticism, prophecy, comparative exegesis and linguistics, ancient Near Eastern historical and cultural milieus, and biblical and Mesopotamian law.

Contributors include scholars of . . . (more)


Bringing the Hidden to Light: The Process of Interpretation Bringing the Hidden to Light: The Process of Interpretation
Studies in Honor of Stephen A. Geller

Edited by Kathryn F. Kravitz and Diane M. Sharon
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Eisenbrauns, 2007. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575061245.

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Geller is Irma Cameron Milstein Professor of Bible at Jewish Theological Seminary. Geller's attention to language and interest in applying the methods of literary analysis to the Hebrew Bible are reflected in his work throughout his career. He has addressed such topics as "The Dynamics of Parallel Verse" in Deuteronomy 32, the "Language of Imagery in Psalm 114," and the literary uses of "Cleft Sentences with Pleonastic Pronoun." Combining a historical orientation with deep exegeses of individual texts, he has focused on the contribution . . . (more)


Milk and Honey Milk and Honey
Essays on Ancient Israel and the Bible in Appreciation of the Judaic Studies Program at the University of California, San Diego

Edited by Sarah Malena and David Miano
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Eisenbrauns, 2007. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575061276

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From the Foreword

In a very short stretch of years, the Judaic Studies Program at the University of California, San Diego, has developed into one of the most important centers for teaching and research in biblical studies, in ancient Near Eastern and biblical archaeology, and more generally in Judaic studies. The program now rivals far older centers of study in these fields in eastern research universities. I have been an admirer of the program for some years, proud of former students of mine whose energy and foresight have . . . (more)


Confronting the Past Confronting the Past
Archaeological and Historical Essays on Ancient Israel in Honor of William G. Dever

Edited by Seymour Gitin, J. Edward Wright, and J. P. Dessel
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Eisenbrauns, 2006. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575061177

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William G. Dever is recognized as the doyen of North American archaeologist-historians who work in the field of the ancient Levant. He is best known as the director of excavations at the site of Gezer but has worked at numerous other sites, and his many students have led dozens of other expeditions. He has been editor of the Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research, was for many years professor in the influential archaeology program at the University of Arizona, and now in retirement continues actively to write a . . . (more)


"I Will Speak the Riddles of Ancient Times"
Archaeological and Historical Studies in Honor of Amihai Mazar on the Occasion of His Sixtieth Birthday

Edited by Aren M. Maeir and Pierre de Miroschedji
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Eisenbrauns, 2006. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575061030

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Ami Mazar has gained a reputation as one of the most prolific and reliable archaeologists doing work in Israel during the last 40 years. Not only has he participated in and directed excavations at many sites, his professional standards are of the first order, and what's more, his publication record is enviable: he has never begun a new major project before the final publication of the previous excavation was well underway. Here, more than 55 colleagues gather to honor him with a wide range of essays, organized in 7 sections . . . (more)


Essays on Ancient Israel in Its Near Eastern Context Essays on Ancient Israel in Its Near Eastern Context
A Tribute to Nadav Na'aman

Edited by Yairah Amit, et al.
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Eisenbrauns, 2006. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575061283

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With this volume, Professor Na'aman's students and colleagues honor "one of the greatest historians of our time in the study of the biblical period" (from the Preface). Nadav Na'aman is Professor of Jewish History in the Biblical Period at Tel Aviv University (and has held the Kaplan Chair for the History of Egypt and Israel in Ancient Times since 2005). Over the past three decades, he has established a reputation for innovative and careful research in hundreds of memorable articles and monographs, many appearing in a recent three-volume . . . (more)


Seeking Out the Wisdom of the Ancients Seeking Out the Wisdom of the Ancients
Essays Offered to Honor Michael V. Fox on the Occasion of His Sixty-Fifth Birthday

Edited by Ronald L. Troxel, Kelvin G. Friebel, and Dennis R. Magary
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Eisenbrauns, 2005. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575061054

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Michael V. Fox, long-time professor in the Dept. of Hebrew and Semitic Studies at the University of Wisconsin—Madison, is known both for his scholarship and his teaching. As the editors of this volume in his honor note, the care and sensitivity of his reading of the Hebrew text are well known, and he lavishes equal attention on his own writing, to the benefit of all who read his work, which now includes the first of two volumes in the Anchor Bible commentary on Proverbs (the next volume is in preparation), as well as monographs . . . (more)


Constituting the Community Constituting the Community
Studies on the Polity of Ancient Israel in Honor of S. Dean McBride, Jr.

Edited by John T. Strong and Steven S. Tuell
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Eisenbrauns, 2005. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575060781

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This fresh collection of essays honors the life and work of Professor Dean McBride. Revolving around the theme of polity in ancient Israel, this festschrift addresses many aspects of ancient Israelite society, organization, and political affairs. The 15 contributors discuss themes such as "justice," "self-definition," "ethnicity," "constitutionalism," "reform," and "community," as understood over the course of time in the books of Moses, the Prophets, and the Writings.


David and Zion David and Zion
Biblical Studies in Honor of J. J. M. Roberts

Edited by Bernard F. Batto and Kathryn Roberts
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Eisenbrauns, 2004. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575060927

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J. J. M. Roberts was graduated from Harvard University, taught at The Johns Hopkins University, and then spent the bulk of his teaching career at Princeton Theological Seminary, where he influenced and was well loved by several generations of students. Here, 21 colleagues and former students contribute essays that reflect Roberts' core interests.


Sefer Moshe: The Moshe Weinfeld Jubilee Volume Sefer Moshe: The Moshe Weinfeld Jubilee Volume
Studies in the Bible and the Ancient Near East, Qumran, and Post-Biblical Judaism

Edited by Chaim Cohen, Avi Hurvitz, and Shalom M. Paul
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Eisenbrauns, 2004. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575060743

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Moshe Weinfeld's contributions to the study of the Bible and its literature, as well as the social and political situation of the Bible in its ancient Near Eastern context, are well known. In this volume, 35 colleagues and students contribute essays organized according to four subjects: (1) Exegetical and Literary Studies on the Bible; (2) Studies on Biblical Hebrew, History, and Geography; (3) Ancient Near Eastern and Amarna Studies; and (4) Studies on Qumran, Post biblical Judaism, and the Jewish Medieval Commentaries. A bibliography and . . . (more)


Le-David Maskil

Le-David Maskil
A Birthday Tribute for David Noel Freedman

Edited by Richard Elliott Friedman and William H. Propp
Biblical and Judaic Studies from the University of California, San Diego - BJSUCSD 9
Eisenbrauns, 2004. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575060842

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For the past half-century, David Noel Freedman has had an enormous impact on the study of the Bible, both as an author and as an editor of the writings of others. As his colleagues note in their comments at the beginning of this volume, "You are quintessentially the man of the book. And perhaps what impresses us most is that your bibliography of hundreds of books is not limited to the extraordinary number of important books that you've written yourself. It also contains the books that you've edited for others. And we know what it means to . . . (more)


Hittite Studies in Honor of Harry A. Hoffner Jr. on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday Hittite Studies in Honor of Harry A. Hoffner Jr. on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday

Edited by Gary M. Beckman, Richard Beal, and Gregory McMahon
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Eisenbrauns, 2003. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575060798.

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A tribute to America's preeminent scholar of Hittite language and culture, Professor Harry A. Hoffner, Jr., of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. The thirty-four contributors, students, and colleagues treat topics as diverse as Hittite contacts with the Mycenaean Greeks, the topography of the Hittite capital, and various aspects of Hittite grammar and etymology.


A God So Near A God So Near
Essays on Old Testament Theology in Honor of Patrick D. Miller

Edited by Brent A. Strawn and Nancy Bowen
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Eisenbrauns, 2003. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575060675

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Patrick Miller is widely known as an educator, editor, President of the Society of Biblical Literature, and academic who is concerned to ensure that academics and the life of the church are not torn asunder in this era of fragmentation. As the editors note, "The depths of Miller's contributions to church and academy are reflected in the depth of his relationships with family, friends, and colleagues." This volume honors him for his life's work, presenting 24 essays by students and colleagues on themes dear to Miller: (1) the Psalms and God . . . (more)


Riches Hidden in Secret Places Riches Hidden in Secret Places
Ancient Near Eastern Studies in Memory of Thorkild Jacobsen

Edited by Tzvi Abusch

Eisenbrauns, 2002. Cloth. English and German.
ISBN: 9781575060613

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Providing a scholar's salute to a teacher, colleague, and friend, the contributors of this new volume honor the memory of Thorkild Jacobsen with essays on Mesopotamian history, culture, literature, and religion. Contributors include: Tzvi Abusch, John Huehnergard, Bendt Alster, Jeremy Black, Miguel Civil, Jerrold S. Cooper, M. J. Geller, Stephen A. Geller, Samuel Greengus, William W. Hallo, Wolfgang Heimpel, Jacob Klein, W. G. Lambert, Jack M. Sasson, Ake W. Sjoberg, Piotr Steinkeller, H. L. J. Vanstiphout, and Claus Wilcke. . . . (more)


Leaving No Stones Unturned Leaving No Stones Unturned
Essays on the Ancient Near East and Egypt in Honor of Donald P. Hansen

Edited by Erica Ehrenberg

Eisenbrauns, 2002. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575060552

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A fitting tribute to the life and achievements of Donald P. Hansen, this collection includes contributions by Z. Bahrani, R. A. Fazzini, R. E. Freed, P. O. Harper, J. and D. Oates, D. O'Connor, E. L. Ochsenschlager, E. Holmes-Peck, W. H. Peck, H. Pittman, M. Van de Mieroop, M. S. Venit, K. Wilson, I. J. Winter, and many others.


Recent Developments in Hittite Archaeology and History Recent Developments in Hittite Archaeology and History
Papers in Memory of Hans G. Guterbock

Edited by K. Aslihan Yener and Harry A. Hoffner Jr.

Eisenbrauns, 2002. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575060538

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This collection of scholarly essays centered in Hittitology pays tribute to the life and distinguished career of Hans Guterbock. Stemming from research papers presented at the 1997 meeting of the American Oriental Society, this volume reexamines the philological, historical, and archaeological evidence from the Hittite period. Reporting on new archaeological excavations, philological study, and historical research, these scholars inform and sharpen our knowledge of ancient Anatolia.


Shall Not the Judge of All the Earth Do What is Right? Shall Not the Judge of All the Earth Do What is Right?
Studies on the Nature of God in Tribute to James L. Crenshaw

Edited by David Penchansky and Paul L. Redditt

Eisenbrauns, 2000. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575060439

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Does God, in fact, always show love toward those who love him and faithfully serve him? Even apart from the fact that God punishes those who clearly deserve his wrath, and even apart from his hostility to Israel's enemies, what do we do with the not insignificant number of passages in the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible where it could be said that he turns against his own people or members of that people, attacking them without cause, or at least with excessive violence?

Professor James Crenshaw, perhaps more than any other single . . . (more)


Wisdom, Gods and Literature Wisdom, Gods and Literature
Studies in Assyriology in Honour of W. G. Lambert

Edited by A. R. George and Irving Finkel

Eisenbrauns, 2000. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575060040

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This collection of essays composed by an international array of friends and colleagues typifies the career accomplishments and scholarly endeavors of W. G. Lambert.

An errata sheet is available for download.


Ki Baruch Hu Ki Baruch Hu
Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical, and Judaic Studies in Honor of Baruch A. Levine

Edited by Robert Chazan, William W. Hallo, and Lawrence H. Schiffman

Eisenbrauns, 1999. Cloth. English and Hebrew.
ISBN: 9781575060309

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Known to most readers as author of Leviticus in the Jewish Publication Society Torah Commentary series and Numbers 1-20 in the Anchor Bible series, as well as numerous essays in Bible dictionaries and encyclopedias, Baruch Levine holds the place of honor in this collection. The volume has been compiled by the students, colleagues, and friends known to him over his many years of professorship at New York University. Included in the festschrift are 36 essays in English and 5 essays in Hebrew.


Humanism, Culture, and Language in the Near East

Humanism, Culture, and Language in the Near East
Studies in Honor of Georg Krotkoff

Edited by Asma Afsaruddin and A. H. Mathias Zahniser

Eisenbrauns, 1997. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9781575060200

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Essays by 33 colleagues, friends, and students of the Johns Hopkins University Arabist and linguist. Topics include (1) humanism, culture, and literature; (2) Arabic; (3) Aramaic; and (4) Afroasiatic.


Tehillah le-Moshe Tehillah le-Moshe
Biblical and Judaic Studies in Honor of Moshe Greenberg

Edited by Mordechai Cogan, Barry L. Eichler, and Jeffrey H. Tigay

Eisenbrauns, 1997. Cloth. English and Hebrew.
ISBN: 9781575060279

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Forty-five scholars here combine their skills in tribute to their colleague, teacher, and friend. This collection includes 27 English and 18 Hebrew essays on literary criticism, rabbinic literature, Hebrew word studies, Septuagint, Qumran, textual criticism, and many other topics. Moshe Greenberg is perhaps best known for his commentary on Ezekiel in the Anchor Bible series.


Go to the Land I Will Show You Go to the Land I Will Show You
Studies in Honor of Dwight W. Young

Edited by Joseph Coleson and Victor H. Matthews

Eisenbrauns, 1996. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9780931464911.

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Dwight Young taught ancient Near Eastern Languages at Brandeis University for many years. More than 20 essays are presented by students and friends in his honor. Indexes of authors and scripture references complete the volume.


Texts, Temples, and Traditions Texts, Temples, and Traditions
A Tribute to Menahem Haran

Edited by Michael V. Fox, et al.

Eisenbrauns, 1996. Cloth. English and Hebrew.
ISBN: 9781575060033

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Professor Menahem Haran is honored in this volume by a chorus of colleagues, disciples, and friends from Israel, Europe, North America, and the Far East. The diversity of Haran's expertise is reflected in the table of contents of this collection, organized around the topics: "Priests and Their Sphere," "The Torah," "The Prophets," "The Writings," and "Language and Writing."


Pomegranates and Golden Bells Pomegranates and Golden Bells
Studies in Biblical, Jewish, and Near Eastern Ritual, Law, and Literature in Honor of Jacob Milgrom

Edited by David P. Wright, David Noel Freedman, and Avi Hurvitz

Eisenbrauns, 1995. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9780931464874

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Colleagues, students, and friends honor Professor Milgrom by celebrating his contributions to biblical and Near Eastern scholarship with special emphasis on his primary areas of expertise. The first section of the book, Ritual, Law, and Their Sources, contains thirty-five essays on cultic and legal issues found in the Hebrew Bible, the Septuagint, and texts from Qumran. The second section, Other Literary, Historical, and Linguistic Studies, includes twenty-four essays, primarily dealing with interpretive issues in the Hebrew Bible.


Solving Riddles and Untying Knots Solving Riddles and Untying Knots
Biblical, Epigraphic, and Semitic Studies in Honor of Jonas C. Greenfield

Edited by Ziony Zevit, Seymour Gitin, and Michael Sokoloff

Eisenbrauns, 1995. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9780931464935

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Jonas Greenfield was one of the foremost epigraphers and biblical scholars of this generation. This volume, dedicated to Professor Greenfield by his students, colleagues, and friends, reflects the broad spectrum of academic interests he pursued: Bible, Qumran, epigraphy, and Semitics.


Scribes and Scripture Scribes and Scripture
New Testament Essays in Honor of J. Harold Greenlee

Edited by David Alan Black

Eisenbrauns, 1992. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9780931464706

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Well known for his scholarly works on the text of the Greek New Testament, J. Harold Greenlee is here honored by a group of friends and colleagues.


Sha'arei Talmon Sha'arei Talmon
Studies in the Bible, Qumran, and Ancient Near East Presented to Shemaryahu Talmon

Edited by Michael Fishbane and Emanuel Tov

Eisenbrauns, 1992. Cloth. English and Hebrew.
ISBN: 9780931464614

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Offered in celebration of Talmon's half-century of life and study in Israel, the essays in this Festschrift reflect Talmon's lifelong interest in all phases of biblical and related study. Also included is a comprehensive listing of Talmon's published writings.


Sopher Mahir Sopher Mahir
Northwest Semitic Studies Presented to Stanislav Segert

Edited by Edward M. Cook

Eisenbrauns, 1990. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9780931464560

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The twenty-two essays presented here reflect Dr. Segert's many areas of interest and expertise. A bibliography of the honoree's writings is included.


Perspectives on Language and Text Perspectives on Language and Text
Essays and Poems in Honor of Francis I. Andersen on His Sixtieth Birthday, July 28, 1985

Edited by Edgar W. Conrad and Edward G. Newing

Eisenbrauns, 1987. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9780931464263

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Essays on Semitics, Statistics and Linguistics, the Hebrew Bible, the Greek Bible, and Religion by an international group of scholars reflect the wide-ranging interests of Professor Andersen's research and writing. In addition, a number of poems by friends of Professor Andersen are included, in appreciation of his long-standing interest and involvement in poetics. The contributions reflect the deep impact of his leadership in linguistics and study of the Hebrew Bible.


Working With No Data Working With No Data
Semitic and Egyptian Studies Presented to Thomas O. Lambdin

Edited by David M. Golomb and Susan Tower Hollis

Eisenbrauns, 1987. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9780931464355

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The range and breadth of Thomas O. Lambdin's interests in Semitic linguistics are reflected in this collection of essays in his honor. Professor at Harvard University since 1969, Lambdin has vigorously scrutinized, analyzed, and written on many of the individual Semitic languages--Hebrew, Aramaic, Ethiopic, Coptic--plus the comparative and historical grammar of the family as a whole.

But Lambdin's reputation derives primarily from his teaching, for his most widely used books (Introduction to Biblical Hebrew and Introduction to . . . (more)


Biblical and Related Studies Presented to Samuel Iwry Biblical and Related Studies Presented to Samuel Iwry

Edited by Ann Kort and Scott Morschauser

Eisenbrauns, 1985. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9780931464232

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Samuel Iwry has enjoyed a long and distinguished career as professor in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at the Johns Hopkins University, and professor and dean of the Baltimore Hebrew College. It is an altogether fitting tribute to Prof. Iwry's achievements, as both scholar and teacher, that his many colleagues and friends have joined together to produce this festschrift in his honor.


The Quest for the Kingdom of God The Quest for the Kingdom of God
Studies in Honor of George E. Mendenhall

Edited by H. B. Huffmon, Frank Anthony Spina, and A. R. W. Green

Eisenbrauns, 1983. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9780931464157.

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This volume of essays is offered to George Mendenhall in appreciation of the light that he has found in the quest for that Kingdom of God, and shared in his classes, lectures and publications. The contributions come from his present and former colleagues and students from the University of Michigan, from the members over the years of the Biblical Colloquium, of which he was a founding member, and from some scholars especially concerned with areas of his work.


The Living and Active Word of God The Living and Active Word of God
Studies in Honor of Samuel J. Schultz

Edited by Morris A. Inch and Ronald Youngblood

Eisenbrauns, 1983. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9780931464119

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Twenty-three essays by students and colleagues of Samuel Schultz, longtime Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, Illinois.


Traditions in Transformation Traditions in Transformation
Turning Points in Biblical Faith. Festschrift honoring Frank Moore Cross

Edited by Baruch H. Halpern and Jon D. Levenson

Eisenbrauns, 1981. Cloth. English.
ISBN: 9780931464065

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Fourteen studies contributed in honor of Frank Moore Cross, Hancock Professor of Biblical and Other Oriental Language at Harvard University. Contributors include: J. A. Miles, Jr., C. L'Heureux, B. Halpern, W. Janzen, R. B. Coote, R. J. Clifford, J. D. Levenson, R. E. Friedman, R. Polzin, J. S. Ackerman, L. J. Greenspoon, J. D. Purvis, J. J. Collins, and A. Y. Collins.