Curriculum Vitae

James Claire VanderKam

John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN 46556

e-mail: james.c.vanderkam.1@nd.edu

Address: 17319 Deerfield Loop, Granger, IN 46530

Phone: (574) 271-1539 (H) (574) 631-3421 or 631-5162 (O)

Family: Married, 3 Children

Date of Birth: February 15, 1946

 

Education

Ph. D. Harvard University, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (1976)

Research University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland (1971-72): Aramaic, Hebrew, Old Testament

B. D. Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan (1971): Biblical Languages and Literature

A. B. Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Mich. (1968): Classics

 

Professional Experience

1998— John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology, University of Notre Dame

1991-98 Professor of Hebrew Scriptures, University of Notre Dame

1986-91 Professor of Religion, North Carolina State University

1987 (Fall) Visiting Professor, Department of History, University of California, San Diego

1981-86 Associate Professor of Religion, North Carolina State University

1981 (Spring) Lecturer, University of St. Andrews, Scotland

1976-81 Assistant Professor of Religion, North Carolina State University

 

 

Courses Taught

Introduction to Religion

Elementary Biblical Hebrew (2 semesters)

Intermediate Biblical Hebrew (2 semesters)

Advanced Hebrew

Introduction to the Old Testament

Introduction to the New Testament

Special Topics Courses: New Testament Greek, History of Judaism, Ancient Biblical Interpretation

Tutorial on Isaiah

Biblical Aramaic

Introduction to Intertestamental Literature

Foundations of Theology

Pentateuch

Wisdom Literature and Psalms

The Old Testament Writings

Seminars on the Literature of the Return from Exile, Earliest Interpretations of Genesis, Biblical Interpretation in the Dead Sea Scrolls, History of the High Priests in the Second Temple Period

Ethiopic

Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible

 

Publications

1973 "The Theophany of Enoch i, 3b-7, 9," Vetus Testamentum 23, 129-50.

1977 "Bhl in Ps 2:5 and Its Etymology," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 39, 245-50.

"A Typological Analysis of Intertestamental Pronouncement Stories," Society of Biblical Literature: Seminar Papers (Missoula, Montana: Scholars Press) 279-84.

Textual and Historical Studies in the Book of Jubilees. Harvard Semitic Monographs 14; Missoula: Scholars Press.

Review of D. Gowan, Bridge Between the Testaments in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 39, 559-61.

1978 "The Textual Affinities of the Biblical Citations in the Genesis Apocryphon," Journal of Biblical Literature 97, 45-55.

"Enoch Traditions in Jubilees and Other Second-Century Sources," Society of Biblical Literature: Seminar Papers (Missoula: Scholars Press) 229-51.

Review of H. R. Moeller, The Legacy of Zion in The Banner 113, 27.

Review of E. M. Laperrousaz, Qoumrân: L'établissement essénien des bords de la Mer Morte. Histoire et archéologie du site in Journal of Biblical Literature 97, 310-11.

Review of B. Z. Wacholder, Essays on Jewish Chronology and Chronography in Journal of the American Oriental Society 98, 517-19.

1979 "The Origin, Character, and Early History of the 364-Day Calendar: A Reassessment of Jaubert's Hypotheses," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 41, 390-411.

"The Poetry of 1 Q Ap Gen XX, 2-8a," Revue de Qumran 37, 57-66.

Review of C. A. Moore, Daniel, Esther and Jeremiah: The Additions in Journal of Biblical Literature 98, 434-36.

Review of S. Lund and J. A. Foster, Variant Versions of Targumic Traditions Within Codex Neofiti 1 in Journal of Biblical Literature 98, 465.

Review of J. M. Baumgarten, Studies in Qumran Law in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 41, 669-70.

1980 "Old Problems Revisited: Inerrancy, Princeton, and Orthodoxy," Reformed Journal 30, 18-21.

"The Righteousness of Noah," in Ideal Figures in Ancient Judaism: Profiles and Paradigms (ed. G. W. E. Nickelsburg and J. J. Collins; Septuagint and Cognate Studies 12; Chico: Scholars Press) 13-32.

"Davidic Complicity in the Deaths of Abner and Eshbaal: A Historical and Redactional Study," Journal of Biblical Literature 99, 521-39.

Review of P. von der Osten-Sacken, Gott und Belial: traditionsgeschichtliche Untersuchungen zum Dualismus in den Texten aus Qumran in Religious Studies Review 6, 72.

Review of J. T. Milik, The Books of Enoch: Aramaic Fragments of Qumrân Cave 4 in Journal of the American Oriental Society 100, 360-62.

Review of E. Ulrich, The Qumran Text of Samuel and Josephus in Journal of Biblical Literature 99, 599-601.

1981 "2 Maccabees 6,7a and Calendrical Change in Jerusalem," Journal for the Study of Judaism 12, 52-74.

"Intertestamental Pronouncement Stories" in Pronouncement Stories, ed. Robert Tannehill (Semeia 20) 65-72.

"The Putative Author of the Book of Jubilees," Journal of Semitic Studies 26, 209-17.

Review of J. C. H. LeBram, Lijden en redding in het Antieke Jodendom in Religious Studies Review 7, 82.

Review of Carrol V. Newsom, The Roots of Christianity in Religious Studies Review 7, 69.

Review of Eretz-Israel 14: H. L. Ginsberg Volume in Religious Studies Review 7, 64.

Review of J. Fitzmyer and D. Harrington, A Manual of Palestinian Aramaic Texts in Journal of Biblical Literature 100, 142-43.

Review of D. W. Suter, Tradition and Composition in the Parables of Enoch in Journal of the American Academy of Religion 49, 489-90.

Review of H. Lichtenberger, Studien zum Menschenbild in Texten der Qumrangemeinde in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 43, 447-49.

Review of M. Hengel, Jews, Greeks and Barbarians in Interpretation 35, 428-29.

Review of Lars Hartman, Asking for a Meaning: A Study of 1 Enoch 1-5 in Journal of Biblical Literature 100, 641-42.

Review of M. A. Knibb, The Ethiopic Book of Enoch: A New Edition in the Light of the Aramaic Dead Sea Fragments in Journal of the American Oriental Society 101, 412-14.

1982 "Some Major Issues in the Contemporary Study of 1 Enoch: Reflections on J. T. Milik's The Books of Enoch: Aramaic Fragments of Qumrân Cave 4," MAARAV 3, 85-97.

"A 28-Day-Month Tradition in the Book of Jubilees?" Vetus Testamentum 32, 504-506.

Review of F. M. Cross, Jr., The Ancient Library of Qumran and Modern Biblical Studies in Calvin Theological Journal 17, 102-105.

Review of Melvin K. H. Peters, An Analysis of the Textual Character of the Bohairic of Deuteronomy in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 44, 493-94.

1983 "1 Enoch 77, 3 and a Babylonian Map of the World," Revue de Qumran 42, 271-78.

"The 364-Day Calendar in the Enochic Literature," Society of Biblical Literature: Seminar Papers (Chico: Scholars Press) 157-65.

Review of M. Küchler, Frühjüdische Weisheitstraditionen in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 45, 111-13.

Review of B. E. Thiering, The Gospels and Qumran: A New Hypothesis in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 45, 512-14.

Review of B. E. Thiering, The Gospels and Qumran: A New Hypothesis in Religious Studies Review 9, 283.

Review of K. Berger, Das Buch der Jubiläen in Religious Studies Review 9, 283-84.

1984 Enoch and the Growth of An Apocalyptic Tradition (Catholic Biblical Quarterly Monograph Series 16; Washington: The Catholic Biblical Association)

"Recent Studies in 'Apocalyptic'," Word and World 4, 70-77.

"Sensitive Conservatism," Reformed Journal 34, 24-27.

"Studies in the Apocalypse of Weeks," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 46, 511-23.

Review of Melvin K. H. Peters, ed., A Critical Edition of the Coptic (Bohairic) Pentateuch, vol. 5: Deuteronomy in Religious Studies Review, 10, 170.

Review of F. du Toit Laubscher, "Aharît hajjamîm" in die Qumran-Geskrifte in Religious Studies Review 10, 187-88.

Review of B. Z. Wacholder, The Dawn of Qumran in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 46, 803-04.

Review of R. Eisenman, Maccabees, Zadokites, Christians, and Qumran: A New Hypothesis of Qumran Origins in Religious Studies Review 10, 405.

1985 The Book of Enoch or 1 Enoch, by Matthew Black, in consultation with James C. VanderKam, with an Appendix on the 'Astronomical' Chapters (72-82) by Otto Neugebauer (Leiden: Brill).

"Zadok and the SPR HTWRH HH>TWM in Dam. Doc. V, 2-5," Revue de Qumran 44, 561-70.

"The Book of Jubilees" in Outside the Old Testament (ed. M. de Jonge; Cambridge: Commentaries on the Writings of the Jewish and Christian World 200 BC to AD 200, vol. 4; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985), pp. 111-44.

Review of Joseph Ziegler, ed., Iob in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 47, 153-54.

Review of M. Baillet, Discoveries in the Judaean Desert VII: Qumrân Grotte 4 III (4Q482-4Q520) in Journal of Biblical Literature 104, 327-29.

Review of Jonathan Goldstein, II Maccabees in Journal of the American Academy of Religion 53, 134-35.

Review of B. Z. Wacholder, The Dawn of Qumran in Biblical Archaeologist 48, 126-27.

Review of E. Schwarz, Identität durch Abgrenzung in Religious Studies Review 11, 84.

Review of J. Neusner, Ancient Judaism: Debates and Disputes in Religious Studies Review 11, 85.

Review of James H. Charlesworth, ed., The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, vol. 1: Apocalyptic Literature and Testaments in Interpretation 39, 302-04.

Review of Robert Eisenman, Maccabees, Zadokites, Christians and Qumran: A New Hypothesis of Qumran Origins in Journal of the American Oriental Society 105, 798-99.

1986 "The Prophetic-Sapiential Origins of Apocalyptic Thought" in A Word in Season: Essays in Honour of William McKane (ed. James D. Martin and Philip R. Davies; JSOT Supplement Series 42; Sheffield: JSOT Press) 163-76.

Review of George J. Brooke, Exegesis at Qumran: 4 Q Florilegium in its Jewish Context in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 48, 554.

Review of John J. Collins, The Apocalyptic Imagination in Journal of the American Academy of Religion 54, 140-41.

Review of Martha Himmelfarb, Tours of Hell in Theology Today 42, 526-27.

Review of Michael E. Stone, ed., Jewish Writings of the Second Temple Period (Compendia Rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum, Section 2, vol. 2) in Interpretation 40, 194-95.

Review of Anton van der Lingen, David en Saul in I Samuel 16 - II Samuel 5: verhalen in politiek en religie in Journal of Biblical Literature 105, 136-37.

Review of James H. Charlesworth, ed., The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, vol. 2 in Theology Today 43, 147.

Review of F. E. Greenspahn, et al., eds., Nourished With Peace: Studies in Hellenistic Judaism in Memory of Samuel Sandmel in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 48, 766-67.

Review of K. Bringmann, Hellenistische Reform und Religionsverfolgung in Judäa in Religious Studies Review 12, 306.

1987 "Hanukkah: Its Timing and Significance According to 1 and 2 Maccabees," Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 1, 23-40.

"The Textual Base for the Ethiopic Translation of 1 Enoch" in "Working With No Data": Semitic and Egyptian Studies Presented to Thomas O. Lambdin (ed. D. Golomb; Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns), 247-62.

Review of J. Neusner and E. S. Frerichs, eds., "To See Ourselves as Others See Us": Christians, Jews, "Others" in Late Antiquity in Religious Studies Review 13, 271.

Review of Helmut Engel, Die Susanna-Erzählung: Einleitung, Übersetzung und Kommentar zum Septuaginta-Text und zur Theodotion-Bearbeitung in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 49, 638-39.

Review of Melvin K. H. Peters, A Critical Edition of the Coptic (Bohairic) Pentateuch, vol. 2: Exodus in Religious Studies Review 13, 342-43.

Review of J. Maier, The Temple Scroll in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 49, 153-54.

Review of M. Knibb, Het Boek Henoch in Religious Studies Review 13, 172.

Review of E. Stern, Material Culture of the Land of the Bible in the Persian Period 538-332 B.C. in Religious Studies Review 13, 164-65.

Review of H. W. Hollander and M. de Jonge, The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs: A Commentary in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 49, 669-71.

Review of D. S. Russell, The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha: Patriarchs & Prophets in Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 1,115-16.

Review of D. N. Freedman and K. A. Mathews, The Paleo-Hebrew Leviticus Scroll (11 Q paleo Lev) in Journal of Biblical Literature 106, 520-21.

Review of S. Fraade, Enosh and His Generation in Jewish Quarterly Review 78, 172-73.

1988 "Jubilees and the Hebrew Texts of Genesis-Exodus," Textus 14, 71-85.

"Jubilees and the Priestly Messiah of Qumran" in the J. Carmignac memorial volume of the Revue de Qumran 13, 353-65.

Review of H. F. D. Sparks, ed., The Apocryphal Old Testament in Bible Review 4, 7-9.

Review of Donald E. Gowan, Eschatology in the Old Testament in Bible Review 4, 9-10.

Review of Eileen M. Schuller, Non-Canonical Psalms from Qumran in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 50, 335-36.

Review of Dupont-Sommer, A. and Philonenko, M., eds., La Bible: Écrits Intertestamentaires in Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 2, 113-15.

Review of M. Barker, The Older Testament in Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 2, 115-17.

1989 The Book of Jubilees (2 vols.; Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 510-11, Scriptores Aethiopici 87-88; Leuven: Peeters).

"The Temple Scroll and the Book of Jubilees" in Temple Scroll Studies (Papers presented at the International Symposium on the Temple Scroll, Manchester, December 1987; ed. George J. Brooke; Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha Supplement Series 7; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1989), pp. 211-36.

Review article on Robert A. Kraft and George W. E. Nickelsburg, eds., Early Judaism and Its Modern Interpreters in Religious Studies Review 15, 327-33.

Review of K. W. Niebuhr, Gesetz und Paränese: Katechismusartige Weisungsreihen in der frühjüdischen Literatur in Journal of Biblical Literature 108, 514-16.

Review of R. Beckwith, The Old Testament Canon of the New Testament Church and its Background in Early Judaism in Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 4.119-21.

Review of B. Halpern, [title of Review: "The Historians of Israel and their Craft"], The First Historians: The Hebrew Bible and History in Interpretation 44 293-95.

1990 "John 10 and the Feast of the Dedication" in Of Scribes and Scrolls: Studies on the Hebrew Bible, Intertestamental Judaism, and Christian Origins (College Theology Society Resources in Religion 5; ed. Harold W. Attridge, John J. Collins, and Thomas H. Tobin, S.J.; Lanham/New York/London: University Press of America) 203-14.

"People and High Priesthood in Early Maccabean Times" in The Hebrew bible and its Interpreters (Biblical and Judaic Studies l; ed. William H. Propp, B. Halpern, David N. Freedman; Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns) 205-25.

Review of E. Ullendorff, Ethiopia and the Bible: The Schweich Lectures 1967 in Religious Studies Review 16, 263.

Review of P. Höffken, Elemente Kommunikativer Didaktik in frühjüdischer und rabbinischer Literatur in Religious Studies Review 16, 166.

Review of G. Delling, Die Bewältigung der Diasporasituation durch das hellenistische Judentum in Religious Studies Review 16, 164.

Review of H. Leene, De vroegere en de nieuwe dingen bij Deuterojesaja in Journal of Biblical Literature 109, 129-30.

1991 "The People of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Essenes or Sadducees?," Bible Review 7/2, 42-47.

"Implications for the History of Judaism and Christianity" in The Dead Sea Scrolls After Forty Years (Symposium at the Smithsonian Institution October 27, 1990; Washington: Biblical Archaeology Society) 18-38.

"The Qumran Residents: Essenes not Sadducees!" The Qumran Chronicle 213, 105-108 (excerpts by the editor, Z. Kapera, from "The People of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Essenes or Sadducees?").

(and J. T. Milik) "The First Jubilees Manuscript from Qumran Cave 4: A Preliminary Publication," Journal of Biblical Literature 110, 243-70.

"Congreso Internacional Sobre Los Manuscritos der Mar Muerto," Biblical Archaeologist 54, 108-109 (report on the congress, held in El Escorial, Spain, March 18-21, 1991).

"Jewish High Priests of the Persian Period: Is the List Complete?" in Priesthood and Cult in Ancient Israel (ed. Gary A. Anderson and Saul M. Olyan; Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement Series 125; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press), pp. 67-91.

Translations of and cross references, exegetical and textual notes to Psalms 37, 79, 80, 81, 83, and 110 in The Revised Psalms of the New American Bible (New York: Catholic Book Publishing Company, 1991).

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and Early Christianity, Part One: How Are They Related?" Bible Review 7, 14-21, 46-47.

"Joshua The High Priest and the Interpretation of Zechariah 3," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 53, 553-70.

Review of A. Saldarini, Pharisees, Scribes, and Sadducees in Palestinian Society in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 53, 147-49.

Review of H. Burgmann, Die essenischen Gemeinden von Qumrân und Damaskus in der Zeit der Hasmonäer und Herodier (130 ante–68 post) in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 53, 317-18.

Review of M. P. Graham, The Utilization of 1 and 2 Chronicles in the Reconstruction of Israelite History in the Nineteenth Century in Interpretation 45, 308.

Review of E. Tov, The Greek Minor Prophets Scroll from Nahal Hever (8HevXIIgr) in Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 9, 118-19.

1992 Editor, "No One Spoke Ill of Her": Essays on Judith (Society of Biblical Literature, Early Judaism and its Literature 2; Atlanta: Scholars Press).

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and Early Christianity, Part Two: What They Share," Bible Review 8, 16-23, 40-41.

(and J.T. Milik) "A Preliminary Publication of a Jubilees Manuscript from Qumran Cave 4: 4QJubd (4Q219)," Biblica 73, 62-83.

"The Book of Jubilees," The Missouri Review 15, 57-82.

"Ancient Scrolls, Modern Controversies," Perspectives 7, 14-16.

"The Dead Sea Scrolls: The Real Deception," The Banner 127, 16-17.

"The People of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Essenes or Sadducees?" in Understanding the Dead Sea Scrolls (ed. H. Shanks; New York: Random House, 1992) 50-62 (reprint of article of the same name in Bible Review 7)

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and Christianity" in Understanding the Dead Sea Scrolls (ed. H. Shanks; New York: Random House, 1992) 181-202 (reprint of "The Dead Sea Scrolls and Early Christianity" parts one and two in Bible Review 7)

"Achior (Person)," The Anchor Bible Dictionary (ed. D.N. Freedman; New York: Doubleday, 1992) 1.55.

"Ahikar/Ahiqar (Person)," The Anchor Bible Dictionary 1.113-15.

"Ahiqar, Book of," The Anchor Bible Dictionary 1.119-20.

"Calendars, Ancient Israelite and Early Jewish," The Anchor Bible Dictionary 1.814-20.

"Dedication, Feast of," The Anchor Bible Dictionary 2.123-25.

"Jubilees, Book of," The Anchor Bible Dictionary 3.1030-32.

"Weeks, Festival of," The Anchor Bible Dictionary 6.895-97.

"The Birth of Noah" in Studies Offered to Józef Tadeusz Milik, Part I: Intertestamental Essays in honour of Józef Tadeusz Milik (ed. Z.J. Kapera; Qumranica Mogilanensia 6; Kraków: The Enigma Press) 213-31.

"Righteous One, Messiah, Chosen One, and Son of Man in 1 Enoch 37-71" in The Messiah: Developments in Earliest Judaism and Christianity (The First Princeton Symposium on Judaism and Christian Origins; ed. J. H. Charlesworth; Minneapolis: Fortress) 169-91.

"Ezra-Nehemiah or Ezra and Nehemiah?" in Priests, Prophets and Scribes: Essays on the Formation and Heritage of Second Temple Judaism in Honour of Joseph Blenkinsopp (ed. E. Ulrich, J.W. Wright, R.P. Carroll, and P. R. Davies; JSOTSup 149; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press) 55-75.

"The Jubilees Fragments from Qumran Cave 4" in The Madrid Congress: Proceedings of the International Congress on the Dead Sea Scrolls, Madrid 18-21 March, 1991 (ed. Julio Trebolle Barrera and Luis Vegas Montaner; Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 11; Leiden: Brill) 635-48.

Review of L.H. Schiffman, ed., Archaeology and History in the Dead Sea Scrolls: The New York University Conference in Memory of Yigael Yadin in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 54, 397-98.

Review of M. Stone, Fourth Ezra (Hermeneia) in Interpretation 46, 322, 324.

Review of G. Boccaccini, Middle Judaism: Jewish Thought, 300 B.C.E. to 200 C.E. in Shofar 11, 152-54.

1993 "The Care and Keeping of Scrolls," Comparative Civilizations Review 28, 152-61.

"The Scrolls, the Apocrypha, and the Pseudepigrapha," Hebrew Studies 34, 35-47.

"Biblical Interpretation in 1 Enoch and Jubilees" in The Pseudepigrapha and Early Biblical Interpretation (ed. J. H. Charlesworth and C. A. Evans; Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha Supplement Series 14/Studies in Early Judaism and Christianity 2; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press) 96-125.

Review of P.R. Davies and R.T. White, eds., A Tribute to Geza Vermes: Essays on Jewish and Christian Literature and History in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 55, 193-95.

Review of J. Naveh, On Sherd and Papyrus: Aramaic and Hebrew Inscriptions from the Second Temple, the Mishnaic and Talmudic Periods (Hebrew) in Religious Studies Review 19, 274.

Review of Philip R. Davies, ed., Second Temple Studies: 1, Persian Period in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 55, 626-27.

Review of M. Fishbane, et al., eds., "Sha'arei Talmon": Studies in the Bible, Qumran and the Ancient Near East Presented to Shemaryahu Talmon in Hebrew Studies 34, 129-31.

 

1994 The Dead Sea Scrolls Today (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans).

The Community of the Renewed Covenant: The Notre Dame Symposium on the Dead Sea Scrolls (edited by Eugene Ulrich and James VanderKam; Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity 10; Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1994)

Editor, Qumran Cave 4 VIII: Parabiblical Texts, Part 1 (Discoveries in the Judaean Desert XIII; Oxford: Clarendon Press)

(and J.T. Milik) "Jubilees," pp. 1-185 in Qumran Cave 4 VIII: Parabiblical Texts, Part 1

"Messianism in the Scrolls" in The Community of the Renewed Covenant: The Notre Dame Symposium on the Dead Sea Scrolls (edited by Eugene Ulrich and James VanderKam; Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity 10; Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1994) 211-34

"Calendrical Texts and the Origins of the Dead Sea Scroll Community" in Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Khirbet Qumran Site: Present Realities and Future Prospects (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 722; New York: The New York Academy of Sciences) 371-86 (discussion 386-88).

(and J.T. Milik) "4QJubileesg (4Q222)" in New Qumran Texts & Studies: Proceedings of the First Meeting of the International Organization for Qumran Studies, Paris 1992 (ed. G.J. Brooke; Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 15; Leiden: Brill, 1994) 105-14

"Dead Sea Scrolls" in Encyclopedia Americana, vol. 8.552-55

(and J.T. Milik) "4QJubc (4Q218) and 4QJube (4Q220): A Preliminary Edition," Textus 17, 43-56

"Putting Them in Their Place: Geography as an Evaluative Tool" in Pursuing the Text: Studies in Honor of Ben Zion Wacholder on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday (ed. J.C. Reeves and J. Kampen; JSOT Supplement Series 184; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press) 46-69

"Genesis 1 in Jubilees 2" in Dead Sea Discoveries 1, 300-21

(with J.T. Milik) "QJubf (4Q221): A Preliminary Edition," Hebrew Annual Review 14, 233-61

"The Granddaughters and Grandsons of Noah," Revue de Qumran 16/63, 457-61

"The Theology of the Temple Scroll" in Jewish Quarterly Review 85 (1994) 129-35

Review of R. Eisenman and M. Wise, The Dead Sea Scrolls Uncovered: The First Complete Translation and Interpretation of 50 Key Documents Withheld for Over 35 Years in Religious Studies Review 20, 149-50.

Review of L. Grabbe, Judaism from Cyrus to Hadrian in Interpretation 48, 291-93.

Review of A. Momigliano, Essays on Ancient and Modern Judaism (edited and with an Introduction by Silvia Berti) in IOUDAIOS Electronic Reviews 4.023 (pp. 1-7)

Review of F. García Martínez, Textos de Qumrán in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 56, 546-47

Review of J.S. McLaren, Power and Politics in Palestine: The Jews and the Governing of their Land 100 BC-AD 70 in Critical Review of Books in Religion 6, 142-44

 

1995 Manoscritti del Mar Morto (Rome: Città Nuova Editrice). Italian translation of The Dead Sea Scrolls Today

Dødehavs rullerne–teorier og kendsgerninger (Frederiksberg: Forlaget ANIS). Danish translation of The Dead Sea Scrolls Today

Os Manuscritos do Mar Morto Hoje (Rio de Janeiro: Editora Objetiva LLtda.,). Portugese translation of The Dead Sea Scrolls Today

"Das chronologische Konzept des Jubiläenbuches" in Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 107, 80-100

Enoch—A Man for All Generations (Studies on Personalities of the Old Testament; Columbia: University of South Carolina Press)

Shikai Bunsho no Subete (Tokyo: Ho\eisha). Japanese translation of The Dead Sea Scrolls Today

Editor, Qumran Cave 4 XIV: Parabiblical Texts, Part 2 (Discoveries in the Judaean Desert XIX; Oxford: Clarendon Press)

"Simon the Just: Simon I or Simon II" in Pomegranates and Golden Bells: Studies in Biblical, Jewish, and Near Eastern Ritual, Law, and Literature in Honor of Jacob Milgrom (ed. D.P. Wright, D,.N. Freedman, and A. Hurvitz; Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns) 303-18

With Eugene Ulrich, "Sacred Challenge," Notre Dame Magazine 24, 15-17

"Prophecy and Apocalyptics in the Ancient Near East" in Civilizations of the Ancient Near East (ed. J. Sasson; New York: Scribners) 3.2083-94

With Eugene Ulrich and Catherine Murphy, "Piecing Together the Past: The Dead Sea Scrolls," Humanities 16/6, 14-18, 42-45

16 short articles in Encyclopedia of Catholicism, ed. R.P. McBrien (San Francisco: HarperCollins). "Adam" p. 14; "covenant" p. 374; "deuterocanonical books" pp. 412-13; "Diaspora" p. 415; "Eve" p. 494; "Exodus" p.502; "Holy Land" p. 619; "Moses" pp. 894-95; "Pentateuch" pp. 983-84; "pseudepigrapha" p. 1065; "Sadducees" p. 1152; "scribes" p. 1171; "Solomon" p.1208; "Temple" p.1244; "Yahweh" p. 1343; "Zealots" p. 1344

Review of Y. (L.) Schiffman, hdwhy rbdm tkb twyjyçmw hkylh ,hklh in Dead Sea Discoveries 2,120-23

Review of S. Aalen, Heilsverlangen und Heilsverwirklichung: Studien zur Erwartung des Heils in der apokalyptischen Literatur des antiken Judentums und im ältesten Christentum (Arbeiten zur Literatur und Geschichte des hellenistischen Judentums 21) in Journal of Ecumenical Studies 32, 139-40

Review of É. Puech, La croyance des Esséniens en la vie future: Immortalité, résurrection, Vie Éternelle? Histoire d'une croyance dans le Judaïsme Ancien (2 vols.) in Journal of Biblical Literature 114,320-22

Review of M. Himmelfarb, Ascent to Heaven in Jewish and Christian Apocalypses in Journal of Biblical Literature 114, 323-24

Review of K. Grünwaldt, Exil und Identität: Beschneidung, Passa und Sabbat in der Priesterschrift (Bonner Biblische Beiträge 85) in Journal of Biblical Literature 114, 493-95

Review of E. Qimron and J. Strugnell, Qumran Cave 4 — V: Miqs>at Ma"as;e Ha-Torah (DJD X) in The Journal of Religion 75, 548-50

Review of A. Steudel, Der Midrasch zur Eschatologie aus der Qumrangemeinde (4QMidrEschata.b) in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 57, 576-77

 

1996 The Jewish Apocalyptic Heritage in Early Christianity (edited by James C. VanderKam and William Adler; Compendia Rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum III.4; Assen: van Gorcum/Minneapolis: Fortress)

Editor, Qumran Cave 4 XVII: Parabiblical Texts, Part 3 (Discoveries in the Judaean Desert XXII; Oxford: Clarendon Press)

Manuskrypty znad Morza Martwego (Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Cyklady). Polish translation of The Dead Sea Scrolls Today.

"1 Enoch, Enochic Motifs, and Enoch in Early Christian Literature" in The Jewish Apocalyptic Heritage in Early Christianity, 33-101

"Jubilees’ Exegetical Creation of Levi the Priest," Revue de Qumran (Hommage à Józef T. Milik) 17, 359-73

19 short articles in the Dictionary of Judaism in the Biblical Period 450 B.C.E. to 600 C.E. (ed. J. Neusner and W.S. Green; New York: Simon & Schuster MacMillan): "Astronomy" (p. 64); "Calendar" (p.p. 110-11); "covenant renewal" (p. 137); "Cult" (p. 140); "Election" (p. 187); "Enoch" (p. 194); "firstfruits" (p. 228); "free will" (pp. 235-36); "Israel, Land of, 1. in Second Temple literature" (pp. 322-23); "Israel. people of, 1. in Second Temple times" (pp. 323-24); "Jubilees, Book of" (p. 344); "Moses" (pp. 437-38); "name" (p. 448); "predestination" (p. 499); "remnant" (p. 524); "sacrifices and offerings" (p. 540); "temptation" (p. 627); "tribes, ten" (pp. 648-49"; "tribes, twelve" (p. 649)

Review of R. Fenn, The Death of Herod: an essay in the sociology of religion in Critical Review of Books in Religion 1994 vol. 7, 470-71

Review of J.C. Campbell, The Use of Scripture in the Damascus Document 1-8, 19-20 in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 58, 503-504

Review of G. Vermes, The Dead Sea Scrolls in English (4th ed.) in Dead Sea Discoveries 3, 214-17

Review of J. Neusner, Israel After Calamity: The Book of Lamentations in Calvin Theological Journal 31, 589-90

 

1997 "The Calendar, 4Q327, and 4Q394" in Legal Texts and Legal Issues: Proceedings of the Second Meeting of the International Organization for Qumran Studies, Published in Honour of Joseph M. Baumgarten(ed. M. Bernstein, F. García Martínez and J. Kampen; Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 23) 179-94

"The Aqedah, Jubilees, and PseudoJubilees" in The Quest for Context and Meaning: Studies in Biblical Intertextuality in Honor of James A. Sanders (edited by C. A. Evans and S. Talmon; Biblical Interpretation 28; Leiden/New York/Köln: Brill, 1997) 241—61

"Exile in Jewish Apocalyptic Literature" in Exile: Old Testament, Jewish, and Christian Conceptions (edited by J. Scott; Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism 56; Leiden/New York/Köln: Brill) 89—109

"Mantic Wisdom in the Dead Sea Scrolls," in Dead Sea Discoveries 4, 336-53

"The Origins and Purposes of the Book of Jubilees" in Studies in the Book of Jubilees (TSAJ 65; edited by M. Albani, J. Frey, and A. Lange; Tübingen: Mohr, 1997) 3-24

Review of C.T.R Hayward, Jerome’s Hebrew Questions on Genesis in Journal of Semitic Strudies 42, 160-62

Review of B. Nitzan, Qumran Prayer and Religious Poetry (Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 12) in Bibliotheca Orientalis 54, 475—76

Review of H.-J. Fabry et al., editors, Qumranstudien in the Catholic Biblical Quarterly 59, 413-15

Review of D. Parry and S. Ricks, editors, Current Research and Technological Developments on the Dead Sea Scrolls in Dead Sea Discoveries 4, 226—29

1998 Calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls: Measuring Time (The Literature of the Dead Sea Scrolls; London and New York: Routledge)

Volume editor, É. Puech, Qumrân Grotte 4 XVIII Textes Hébreux (4Q521—4Q528, 4Q576—4Q579) (Discoveries in the Judaean Desert XXV; Oxford: Clarendon)

Editor (with Monica Brady), Qumran Cave 4 VI: Poetical and Liturgical Texts, Part 1 (Discoveries in the Judaean Desert XI; Oxford: Clarendon Press)

Editor (with P. Flint), The Dead Sea Scrolls after Fifty Years: A Comprehensive Assessment, vol. 1 (Leiden/Boston/Köln: Brill)

Einführung in die Qumranforschung: Geschichte und Bedeutung der Schriften vom Toten Meer (UTB für Wissenschaft: Uni-Taschenbücher 1998; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1998). German translation of The Dead Sea Scrolls Today.

"Apocalyptic Literature" in The Cambridge Companion to Biblical Interpretation (ed. J. Barton; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) 305-22

"Messianism and Apocalypticism" in the Encyclopedia of Apocalypticism, vol. 1 The Origins of Apocalypticism in Judaism and Early Christianity (ed. J. Collins; New York: Continuum) 193—228

"Authoritative Literature in the Dead Sea Scrolls," Dead Sea Discoveries 5 (Qumran Studies Presented to Eugene Ulrich on His Sixtieth Birthday), 382-402

"The People of the Dead Sea Scrolls," Svensk Exegetisk Arsbok 63, 129-46

Review of A. Lange, Weisheit und Prädestination: Weisheitliche Urordnung und Prädestination in den Textfunden von Qumran in Jewish Quarterly Review 88, 366-68.

Review of D. Bryan, Cosmos, Chaos and the Kosher Mentality in Jewish Quarterly Review 89, 253-54

Review of E. Meyers (ed.), The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East (5 volumes) in Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 17,123-24

1999 Editor (with Monica Brady), Qumran Cave 4 XX Poetical and Liturgical Texts, Part 2 (Discoveries in the Judaean Desert XXIX; Oxford: Clarendon Press)

"The Angel Story in the Book of Jubilees" in Pseudepigraphic Perspectives: The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Proceedings of the International Symposium of the Orion Center, 12-14 January 1997 (ed. E. Chazon and M. Stone; Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 31; Leiden/Boston/Köln: Brill, 1999) 151-70

"Isaac’s Blessing of Levi and His Descendants in Jubilees 31" in The Provo International Conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls: Technological Innovations, New Texts, and Reformulated Issues (ed. D. W. Parry and E. C. Ulrich; Leiden/Boston/Köln: Brill, 1999) 497-519

"The Judean Desert and the Community of the Dead Sea Scrolls" in Antikes Judentum und Frühes Christentum: Festschrift für Hartmut Stegemann zum 65. Geburtstag (ed. B. Kollmann, W. Reinbold, and A. Steudel; Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft 97; Berlin/New York: de Gruyter, 1999) 159-71

"Calendars and Calendrical Information in the Dead Sea Scrolls," Revue Xristianskij Vostok vol. 7 (1999) 207-33

"Les manuscrits de la mer Morte et le Nouveau Testament" Jésus au regard de l’histoire (Dossiers d’Archéologie 249) 142-49

"Charles, Robert Henry (1855-1931)","Jubilees, Book of", and "Vos, Geerhardus (1862-1949)" in Dictionary of Biblical Interpretation.(ed. J. H. Hayes; Nashville: Abingdon) 1.176, 1.632-35, and 2.615-16

Editor (with P. Flint), The Dead Sea Scrolls after Fifty Years: A Comprehensive Assessment, vol. 2 (Leiden/Boston/Köln: Brill)

"Identity and History of the Community" in The Dead Sea Scrolls after Fifty Years: A Comprehensive Assessment, vol. 2 (Leiden/Boston/Köln: Brill) 487-533

"Studies on ‘David’s Compositions’ (11QPsa 27:2-11)" in Frank Moore Cross Volume (Eretz Israel 26; Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society) 212*-20*

Review of M. Wise, M. Abegg, and E. Cook, The Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Translation in Dead Sea Discoveries 6, 103-108.

Review of L. Cansdale, Qumran and the Essenes: A Re-evaluation of the Evidence in Religious Studies Review 25, 205.

Review of J. Reeves, Heralds of That Good Realm): Syro-Mesopotamian Gnosis and Jewish Traditions in Journal of the American Oriental Society 119, 159-60.

Review notes on Qumran Cave 4. Vol. VII , Genesis to Numbers (DJD 12) and Qumran Cave 4, Vol. VIII, Parabiblical Texts, Part 1 (DJD 13) in Journal of Biblical Literature 118, 379.

Review of B. Metzger, Reminiscences of An Octogenarian in Journal of Presbyterian History 77, 67-68.

Review of L. T. Stuckenbruck, The Book of Giants from Qumran: Texts, Translation, and Commentary in Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 20, 139-41.

Review of G. Vermes, The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English in Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 20, 141-44.

2000 From Revelation to Canon: Studies in the Hebrew Bible and Second Temple Literature (Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism 62; Leiden/Boston/Köln: Brill)

Editor in chief (with L. Schiffman), Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls (2 volumes; Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press)

Editor (with Monica Brady), Qumran Cave 4 XXVI Cryptic Texts and Miscellanea, Part 1 (Discoveries in the Judaean Desert XXXVI; Oxford: Clarendon Press)

Editor (with Monica Brady), Miscellaneous Texts From the Judaean Desert (Discoveries in the Judaean Desert XXXVIII; Oxford: Clarendon Press)

Editor (with L. Schiffman and E. Tov), The Dead Sea Scrolls Fifty Years After Their Discovery: Proceedings of the Jerusalem Congress, July 20-25, 1997 (Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society and The Shrine of the Book, Israel Museum)

Apostolic Fathers" (pp. 44-45, with R. Kraft), "Covenant" (pp. 151-55), "Festivals" (pp. 290-92), "Jubilees, Book of" (pp. 434-38), "Passover" (pp. 637-38), "Roæsh ha-Shanah" (790-91), "Scrolls Research" (pp. 844-51, with G. Brooke and L. Schiffman), "ShavuÆot" (pp. 871-72), "Sukkot" (903-905), "Yom Kippur" (1001-1003) in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls (see above)

"Learning from the Legacy of Jewish Apocalyptic Literature in the Second Temple Period" in Loren L. Johns, ed., Apocalypticism and Millennialism: Shaping a Believers Church Eschatology for the Twenty-First Century (Studies in the Believers Church Tradition; Kitchener, ON: Pandora Press) 46-68

"Sabbatical Chronologies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature", in The Dead Sea Scrolls in Their Historical Context (ed. T. Lim; Edinburgh: Clark) 159-78

"Apocalyptic Tradition in the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Religion of Qumran," in Religion in the Dead Sea Scrolls (ed. J. J. Collins and R. A. Kugler; Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans) 113-34

"Covenant and Biblical Interpretation in Jubilees 6" in The Dead Sea Scrolls Fifty Years After Their Discovery: Proceedings of the Jerusalem Congress, July 20-25, 1997 (ed. L. Schiffman, E. Tov, and J. VanderKam; Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society and The Shrine of the Book, Israel Museum) 92-104

"Studies on the Prologue and Jubilees 1," in For a Later Generation: The Transformation of Tradition in Israel, Early Judaism and Early Christianity (ed. R. A. Argall, B. A. Bow, and R. A. Werline; Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International) 266-79

"The Angel of the Presence in the Book of Jubilees," Dead Sea Discoveries 7.378-93

"Jubilees" in Dictionary of New Testament Background (ed. C. A. Evans and S. E. Porter; Downers Grove, IL/Leicester: InterVarsity Press) 600-603

"Calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls," Near Eastern Archaeology 65, 164-67

Review of R. Hendel, The Text of Genesis 1-11: Textual Studies and Critical Edition in Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 318, 90-91

Review of E. Herbert, Reconstructing Biblical Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Method Applied to the Reconstruction of 4QSama in Journal of Biblical Literature 119, 558-60

2001 An Introduction to Early Judaism (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans)

The Book of Jubilees (Guides to Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press)

Editor, (with Monica Brady), Qumrân Grotte 4 XXII Textes Araméens Première Partie 4Q529—549 (Discoveries in the Judaean Desert XXXI; Oxford: Clarendon Press)

Editor, (with Monica Brady), Qumran Cave 4 XXIII Unidentified Fragments (Discoveries in the Judaean Desert XXXIII; Oxford: Clarendon Press)

Editor (with Monica Brady), Wadi Daliyeh II The Samaria Papyri from Wadi Daliyeh and Qumran Cave 4 XXVIII Miscellanea, Part 2 (Discoveries in the Judaean Desert XXVIII; Oxford: Clarendon Press)

"368. 4QApocryphal Pentateuch A" and "377. 4QApocryphal Pentateuch B" in Wadi Daliyeh II The Samaria Papyri from Wadi Daliyeh and Qumran Cave 4 XXVIII Miscellanea, Part 2, 131-49, 205-17

"When Archeology Conflicts With the Bible," The Banner 136 (no. 7), 16-19

"The Interpretation of Genesis in 1 Enoch" in The Bible at Qumran: Text, Shape, and Interpretation (ed. P. Flint; Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans) 129-48

"Foreword" in the reprint of A. Saldarini, Pharisees, Scribes and Sadducees in Palestinian Society: A Sociological Approach (The Biblical Resource Series; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans/ Livonia, MI: Dove), xi-xxv

"Greek at Qumran" in Hellenism in the Land of Israel (ed. J. Collins and G. Sterling; Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity 13; Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame), 175-81

"Questions of Canon Viewed Through the Dead Sea Scrolls," Bulletin for Biblical Research 11, 269-92

"The Qumran Community," Calliope 12, 28-32

"The Scrolls and the New Testament," Calliope 12, 46-48

"Foreword" in B. Gardner, The Genesis Calendar: The Synchronistic Tradition in Genesis 1-11 (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, xiii-xv

2002 Volume consultant (with Monica Brady), The Texts From the Judaean Desert: Indices and An Introduction to the Discoveries in the Judaean Desert Series (DJD 39; Oxford: Clarendon)

(with P. Flint), The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Their Significance for Understanding the Bible, Judaism, Jesus, and Christianity (San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco)

Peperback edition of From Revelation to Canon: Studies in the Hebrew Bible and Second Temple Literature (Boston/ Leiden: Brill)

Translation of the Ethiopic text of The Apostolic Tradition in P. Bradshaw, M. Johnson, and L. Phillips, eds., The Apostolic Tradition (Hermeneia; Minneapolis: Fortress)

(with R. Kugler), "A Note on 4Q225 (4Qpseudo-Jubilees)," Revue de Qumran 77, 109-16

"The Wording of Biblical Citations in Some Rewritten Scriptural Works" in The Bible as Book: The Hebrew Bible and the Judaean Desert Discoveries (ed. E. D. Herbert and E. Tov; London: The British Library & Oak Knoll Press in Association with The Scriptorium: Center for Christian Antiquities), 41-56

"Questions of Canon Viewed Through the Dead Sea Scrolls" in The Canon Debate (ed. L. M. McDonald and J. A. Sanders; Peabody, MA: Hendrickson), 91-109

"Covenant and Pentecost," Calvin Theological Journal 37, 239-54

"Viewed from Another Angle: Purity and Impurity in the Book of Jubilees," Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 13, 209-15 (appeared in 2004)

Review of G. Anderson, The Genesis of Perfection: Adam and Eve in Jewish and Christian Imagination in Catholic Studies: An On-line Journal (http://www.adelphi.edu/ci/REVIEWS/)

Review of I. Hjelm, The Samaritans and Early Judaism: A Literary Analysis in Journal of the American Oriental Society 122, 172-73

2003 "Those Who Look for Smooth Things, Pharisees, and Oral Law" in Emanuel: Studies in Hebrew Bible, Septuagint, and Dead Sea Scrolls in Honor of Emanuel Tov (ed. S. Paul, R. Kraft, L. Schiffman, and W. Fields; VTSup 94; Leiden/ Boston: Brill), 465-77

"The Demons in the Book of Jubilees" in Demons: The Demonology of the Israelite-Jewish and Early Christian Literature in Context of their Environment (ed. A. Lange, H. Lichtenberger, and K. F. Diethard Römheld; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck), 339-64

"Anthropological Gleanings from the Book of Jubilees" in Der Mensch vor Gott: Forschungen zum Menschenbild in Bibel, antikem Judentum und Koran. Festschrift für Hermann Lichtenberger zum 60. Geburtstag (ed. U. Mittmann-Richert, F. Avemarie und G. S. Oegema; Neukirchen: Neukirchener Verlag), 117-31

"Enoch’s Vision of the Next World," Bible Review 19/2, 32-36, 46, 48

"Calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls," in The Dead Sea Scrolls: Catalog of the Exhibition of Scrolls and Artifacts from the Collections of the Israel Antitquities Authority, Public Museum of Grand Rapids (ed. E. Herron; Grand Rapids/ Cambridge: Eerdmans), 27-31

Associate Editor, New Interpreter’s Study Bible (Nashville: Abingdon), responsible for "The Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books of the Old Testament," pp. 1357-1744

"The Additions to Daniel," New Interpreter’s Study Bible, 1537-49

"Culture and Religion Among the Ancient Israelites," New Interpreter’s Study Bible, 2274-79

Response to George Nickelsburg, 1 Enoch: A Commentary on the Book of 1 Enoch Chapters 1-36; 81-108, in George W. E. Nickelsburg in Perspective: An Ongoing Dialogue of Learning (ed. J. Neusner and Alan J. Avery-Peck; Journal for the Study of Judaism Supplements; Leiden: Brill, 2003) 379-86

Review of J. Charlesworth, et al., Pesharim, Other Commentaries, and Related Documents (The Dead Sea Scrolls 6B) in The Journal of Hebrew Studies 4 (http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/JHS/reviews/review088.htm)

Review of M. Knibb, Translating the Bible: The Ethiopic Version of the Old Testament in Journal of Religion 83, 431-32

 

2004 "Open and Closed Eyes in the Animal Apocalypse (1 Enoch 85-90)," in The Idea of Biblical Interpretation: Essays in Honor of James L. Kugel (ed. H. Najman and J. Newman; Supplements to Journal for the Study of Judaism 83; Leiden/ Boston: Brill) 279-92

"Pesher Nahum and Josephus," in When Christianity and Judaism Began: Essays in Memory of Anthony J. Saldarini (2 vols.; ed. A. Avery-Peck, D. Harrington, and J. Neusner; Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism; Leiden/ Boston: Brill) 1.299-311

"The Festival of Weeks and the Story of Pentecost in Acts 2" in Craig A. Evans, ed., From Prophecy to Testament: The Function of the Old Testament in the New (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson) 185-205

Review of J. van Ruiten, Primaeval History Interpreted: The Rewriting of Genesis 1-11 in the Book of Jubilees in Jewish Quarterly Review 94, 164-66

Review of S. Talmon, J. Ben-Dov, and U. Glessmer, eds., Qumran Cave 4 XVI Calendrical Texts (Discoveries in the Judaean Desert 21) in Dead Sea Discoveries 10, 448-52

 

 

Forthcoming Publications

A History of the Second Temple High Priests (Minneapolis: Fortress)

(with George Nickelsburg) The Book of Enoch or 1 Enoch (Minneapolis: Fortress)

"The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha at Qumran" in The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls: Proceedings of the Dead Sea Scrolls Jubilee Symposium Held at Princeton University November 1997, vol. 1: The Hebrew Bible and Qumran (ed. J. C. Charlesworth; N. Richland Hills, TX: Bibal Press)

Translations of and introductions to the Genesis Apocryphon, 1Q20, 6Q8, and 6QCal for the Princeton Dead Sea Scrolls Project.

"A Response to G. Boccaccini, Beyond the Essene Hypothesis: The Parting of the Ways between Qumran and Enochic Judaism" in Revista Biblica

 

"New Copies of Old Texts" in a Festschrift

"Jaubert’s Solution to the Passion Chronology" in Mémorial Annie Jaubert in Xristianskij Vostok n.s.3 (9) (2001)

"Sinai Revisited," in M. Henze, ed., Biblical Interpretation at Qumran (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003)

"Jubilees, Book of," in Encyclopaedia Aethiopica (4 vols.; ed. S. Uhlig; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz)

"High Priests in the Dead Sea Scrolls" in the volume from the conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls in honor of Emanuel Tov

"Scripture in the Astronomical Book of Enoch" for the Festschrift for Michael Stone

"To What End? Functions of Scriptural Intepretation in Qumran Texts" in the Festschrift for Eugene Ulrich

"Dead Sea Scrolls," "Calendrical Works (Qumran)," "Jubilees," "Genesis Apocryphon," Noah, Books of," and "Shem, Treatise of" for the Dictionary of Religious Writings in Antiquity: 300 B.C.E. to 600 C.E. (ed. J. Neusner and A. Avery-Peck; Leiden: Brill, 2004)

Review of L. H. Schiffman, The Eschatological Community of the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Study of the Rule of the Congregation in Journal of Religion.

Review of E. J. Bickerman, Chronology of the Ancient World in Religious Studies Review.

Translation of D. Dimant, "The Fallen Angels" in the Dead Sea Scrolls and in the Apocryphal and Pseudepigraphic Books Related to Them (Hebrew; Ph. D. dissertation, Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Review of L. Grabbe, Judaic Religion in the Second Temple Period: Belief and Practice from the Exile to Yavneh in Review of Biblical Literature

 

Papers and Invited Lectures

"The Unity of the Book of Jubilees." Society of Biblical Literature/SE Region Annual Meeting, March, 1977.

"A Typological Analysis of Intertestamental Pronouncement Stories." Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, December, 1977.

"2 Macc 6:7a and Calendrical Change in Jerusalem." Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, December, 1977.

"Some Contributions of the Pseudepigrapha to New Testament Studies." Western Theological Seminary, Holland, Michigan, December 5, 1977.

"The Origin, Character, and Early History of the 364-Day Calendar: A Reassessment of Jaubert's Hypotheses." Society of Biblical Literature/SE Region Annual Meeting, March, 1978.

"Enoch Traditions in Jubilees and Other Second-Century Sources." Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November, 1978.

Member of panel which discussed the topic "The Dead Sea Scrolls: The Origin and History of the Community" at the Society of Biblical Literature/SE Region Annual Meeting, March, 1979.

"Greek Royal Birthdays and the Dead Sea Scrolls." University of California at San Diego, May 29, 1979.

"Enoch and Noah in Early Pseudepigraphical Literature," Catholic Biblical Association Annual Meeting, August, 1979.

"Noah: Second in Righteousness Only to Enoch." Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November, 1979.

"The Righteousness of Noah." Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November, 1980.

Respondent to Joseph Sievers, "The Highpriesthood of Simon Maccabeus: An Analysis of 1 Macc 14:25-49" (Hellenistic Judaism Group) Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, December, 1981.

"Simon and the People (ho laos) in 1 Maccabees." Society of Biblical Literature/SE Region Annual Meeting, March, 1983.

"Enoch and the Growth of An Apocalyptic Tradition." Colloquium of the Department of Religion, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, October 12, 1983.

"The 364-Day Calendar in the Enochic Literature." Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, December, 1983.

Respondent to Wm. Morrow, "Poetry in the Genesis Apocryphon: An Investigation" (Targumic Studies Section) Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, December, 1983.

"The High Priesthood, the Military, and Qumran Origins." Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, Ohio, March 6, 1984.

"The Date of Hanukkah." Society of Biblical Literature/SE Region Annual Meeting, March, 1984.

Participant in the Third Annual Conversation in Biblical Studies at the University of California, San Diego, April 8-9, 1984.

Response to James H. Charlesworth, The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha. Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, December, 1984.

"People and High Priesthood in Early Maccabean Times." Fourth Annual Conversation in Biblical Studies at The University of California, San Diego, May 18-19, 1986.

"Hanukkah: Its Origin and Significance According to 1-2 Maccabees." Catholic Biblical Association Annual Meeting, August 1986.

"Are Messiah, Son of Man, the Elect One, and the Righteous One Identified with One Person in 1 Enoch 37-71?" at the Princeton Colloquy on Messianism, October 4-7, 1987.

"The Temple Scroll and the Book of Jubilees" at the Manchester Symposium on the Temple Scroll, December 14-17, 1987.

Chaired session on the Wisdom Corpus at the Conference: The Hebrew Bible in the Making, National Humanities Center, April 27-29, 1988.

"Revealed Literature in the Second-Temple Period" at the conference "The Hebrew Bible: Sacred Text and Literature," Wayne State University and University of Michigan, Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 1988.

"Das Buch der Jubiläen und der Kalender in Israel mit besonderer Berücksichtigung mesopotamischen und hellenistischen Überlieferungen" at the meeting of the Projektgruppe Apokalyptik of the Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Theologie in Bielefeld, West Germany, March 13-15, 1989.

"The Book of Ezra." Duke University, November 13, 1989.

"The 4Q Manuscript of Jubilees and Related Texts." Hebrew University of Jerusalem, January 23, 1990.

"Stories About Noah's Birth and Infancy." Annual Meeting of the American Oriental Society, March 1990.

"Joshua the High Priest and the Interpretation of Zechariah 3." General Meeting of the Catholic Biblical Association of America, at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, August 13-16 [15], 1990.

"Stories About Noah's Birth and Infancy." North Carolina Religious Studies Association, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C., October 5, 1990.

"The Dead Sea Scrolls: Implications for the History of Judaism and Christianity" at "The Dead Sea Scrolls After Forty Years," Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., October 27, 1990.

"The Jubilees Fragments from Qumran Cave 4: A Preliminary Report" (Qumran Section), Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, November 1990.

"Das Chronologische Konzept des Jubiläenbuches" at the meeting of the Projektgruppe Apokalyptik of the Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Theologie, in Bielefeld, Germany, March 11-13, 1991.

"The Jubilees Fragments from Qumran Cave 4" at the Congreso Internacional sobre los Manuscritos del Mar Muerto in Madrid, Spain, March 18-21, 1991.

"The Qumran Texts and the Jewish Sects." The Nineteenth Maryland Colloquium in Jewish Studies: "The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Community and Its Literature," University of Maryland, November 3, 1991.

"The Care and Keeping of Scrolls." The Midwest Archives Conference, Chicago, IL, May 21, 1992.

"4QJubg (4Q222)" at the International Organization of Qumran Studies meeting, Paris, July 18, 1992.

"Genesis 1 in Jubilees 2" at the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament, Paris, July 21, 1992.

Participant in the panel "Recent Research in the Dead Sea Scrolls" at the General Meeting of the Catholic Biblical Association of America, Washington D.C., August 17, 1992.

Five lectures on the Dead Sea Scrolls for a seminar of the Biblical Archaeology Society, Chicago, Illinois, September 24-26, 1992.

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament" in Public Lecture Series "The Dead Sea Scrolls Today" at the University of Michigan, October 13, 1992.

"The Priestly Messiah at Qumran" in the Jewish Studies Workshop "Messianism in the Dead Sea Scrolls" at the University of Chicago, October 28, 1992.

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Early Christian Church." Seminar of the Biblical Archaeology Society, San Fancisco, California, Nov. 20, 1992 (also a participant in a debate with L. Schiffman on "Who Wrote the Scrolls?").

"The Scrolls, the Apocrypha, and the Pseudepigrapha" at the SBL Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Nov. 23, 1992 (panel on the scrolls).

"Calendrical Texts and the Origins of the Dead Sea Scroll Community" at a conference on "Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Khirbet Qumran Site: Present Realities and Future Prospects", New York, NY, Dec. 17, 1992.

"Ancient Scrolls and Modern Controversies." Hesburgh Lecture at the Notre Dame Alumni Club of Buffalo, co-sponsored by Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, March 22, 1993.

"Messianism in the Scrolls and in Early Christianity." Library of Congress Symposium on the Dead Sea Scrolls, Washington, DC, April 22, 1993.

Response to L. Schiffman, "The Theology of the Temple Scroll" at the Annenberg Research Institute Colloquium on the Dead Sea Scrolls, Philadelphia, PA, May 12, 1993.

"The Dead Sea Scrolls" at the Workshop on Scintillating Fiber Detectors, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, Oct. 26, 1993.

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and Christianity" and "The Origins of the Qumran Community" at a Conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, Nov. 7-8, 1993.

"The Status of Enoch Literature in Early Christianity" at the Pseudepigrapha Group, the SBL Annual Meeting, November 1993.

"Genesis 1 in Jubilees 2." New York University conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls, Dec. 19, 1993.

"The Qumran Community: Who Are They? Whence Came They?" Living Texts From Ancient Times, The Millikin University Council on Global Issues, Feb. 9, 1994.

"Origin and History of the Qumran Community: The Present State of the Question." Symposium: The Dead Sea Scrolls: Isaiah and Its Interpretation, the University of Texas, Feb. 24, 1994.

"The Dead Sea Scrolls." Archaeological Institute of America, Valparaiso University, March 17, 1994.

"Introduction to the Scrolls" and "Messianism in the Scrolls and the New Testament". Seminar: Understanding the Dead Sea Scrolls. Association of Bible Teachers, Evansville, IN, April 23, 1994.

"Pseudo-Jubilees at Qumran" at Recent Issues in the Research on the Texts from the Judean Desert: Workshop held at the Institute for Advanced Studies of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, July 5, 1994.

Three lectures on the Dead Sea Scrolls for a seminar of the Biblical Archaeology Society, St. Louis, MO, September 23-24, 1994 ("The Messiahs in the DSS", "The Canon of Scripture and the DSS", and "Interpretations of Genesis in the DSS").

"Who Wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls?" Scrolls & Bible Seminars: The Dead Sea Scrolls and Second Temple Judaism, Phoenix, AZ, October 1, 1994.

"Early Israel Through the Eyes of Martin Noth" at The Institute for Ancient Near Eastern & Afroasiatic Cultural Research, (Colloquium on The Ancient Near East as Construct: Histories and Other Descriptive Genres as Texts) Nov. 18, 1994.

Participant in the ASOR/SBL panel "Access to Ancient Materials" at the Annual Meeting of ASOR/SBL, Chicago, IL, Nov. 21, 1994.

"The Judaean Desert". A lecture in the course "Jesus and His World: What Were They Really Like?" in the Smithsonian Western Civilization Series, the Smithsonian Campus on the Mall, Washington, D.C., February 6, 1995.

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible." Hesburgh Lecture at the Notre Dame Alumni Club of Fort Wayne, IN, March 2, 1995.

"The Exegetical Creation of Levi the Priest" at the meeting of the Projektgruppe Apokalyptik of the Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Theologie in Bielefeld, Germany, March 13-15, 1995.

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible." A lecture sponsored by Lubbock Christian University and Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, April 11, 1995.

"The Dead Sea Scrolls: Implications for the History of Judaism and Christianity." A lecture in the traveling symposium "The Dead Sea Scrolls Today: Archaeology, Publication, Interpretation" at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 2-3, 1995.

"Interpretations of Genesis in the Scrolls." The Winslow Lectures, Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, Evanston, IL, May 15-16, 1995.

"The Calendar, 4Q327, and 4Q394" at the International Organization for Qumran Studies, Cambridge, England, July 17, 1995.

Three lectures on the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible for a seminar of the Biblical Archaeology Society, Chicago, IL, September 14-16, 1995 ("The World of Jesus: What the Dead Sea Scrolls Tell Us About Judaism", "Jesus and the Law: Similarities and Differences Between the Dead Sea Scroll Community and the Early Christians", and "Christianity, the Scrolls, and the Jewish Bible: Development of Scripture").

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible" at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA, Oct. 11, 1995

"The Dead Sea Scrolls" at Tantur Ecumentical Institute, Jerusalem, Israel, Oct. 21, 1995

Panelist on "Teaching the Dead Sea Scrolls in Hebrew to Intermediate Students" at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Philadelphia, PA, Nov.20, 1995

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and Recent Scholarly Controversies: A Report from the Frontlines" at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Fl, Jan. 25, 1996

Six lectures on the Dead Sea Scrolls, Biblical Archaeological Society Seminar at Sea, Cruise on the Majesty of the Seas,, Feb. 11-18, 1996

"The Community of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible" and "The Wilderness in the Bible, the Scrolls, and Early Judaism", the First Presbyterian Church Lenten Series, Fort Wayne, IN"The Significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls", March 10, 1996

"The Dead Sea Scrolls," Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights, Cleveland, OH, March 17, 1996

"The Interpretation of the Bible in the Dead Sea Scrolls." Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, April 15, 1996

"The Dead Sea Scrolls, the Bible and Ministry" at the Creighton Certificate Programs Awards Ceremony, St. Joseph Educational Center, West Des Moines, IA, May 5, 1996

"The Dead Sea Scrolls", Public Lecture, St. Joseph Educational Center, West Des Moines, IA, May 6, 1996

"The Dead Sea Scrolls, Jesus and the New Testament" for the California Museum of Ancient Art, Los Angeles, CA, May 20, 1996

"Isaac’s Blessing of Levi and His Descendants in Jubilees 31", at the 1996 International Conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls: Technological Innovations, New Texts, and New and Reformulated Issues, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, July 15-17 (paper on Jul;y 17)

"The Interpretation of Genesis in 1 Enoch" at Trinity Western University (Langley, BC) Symposium: Biblical Interpretation and the Dead Sea Scrolls, September 28, 1996

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible" at the Fall meeting of the Associates of the Jesus Seminar, Santa Rosa, CA, October 17, 1996

"The Great Discoveries in the Judean Desert," "The Dead Sea Scrolls and Early Judaism," and "The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament" at the Biblical Archaeology Society Seminar, Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 29-30, 1996

Response to F. García Martínez, "Apocalypticism in the Dead Sea Scrolls", conference on "Apocalypticism on the Eve of the New Millennium, University of Chicago Divinity School, Chicago, IL, Nov. 4, 1996

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible", St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY, Nov. 17, 1996 (also a Hesburgh Lecture)

"Scriptural Authority in the Dead Sea Scrolls" and "Biblical Wilderness Themes and the Dead Sea Scrolls", the Carmichael-Walling Lectures, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX, Nov. 21, 1996

"The Angel Story in the Book of Jubilees", Pseudepigraphic Perspectives: The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Second International Symposium of the Orion Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, January 12, 1997

Ten lectures on the Book of Psalms and on the Dead Sea Scrolls, Abbey of Gethsemani, Gethsemai, KY, July 7-11, 1997

"Covenant and Biblical Interpretation in Jubilees 6", The Dead Sea Scrolls — 50 Years After Their Discovery: Major Issues and New Approaches, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, July 21, 1997

"The People at Qumran" at the Exegetiska dagen: Dödahavsrullarna 50 Ar, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden, September 30, 1997

"Qumran and the OT Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha" at "Biblical Theology and the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Jubilee Celebration: The Second Princeton Symposium on Judaism and Christian Origins", Princeton Theological Seminary, Nov. 11, 1997

"Authoritative Literature in the Qumran Texts", SBL Pseudepigrapha Group: The Pseudepigrapha and Qumran, San Francisco, Nov. 23, 1997

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible", Naples, FL, Feb. 5, 1998 (a Hesburgh Lectuer)

Response to J. Collins, "Apocalypse Then and Now", plenary address to the Midwest Region of the SBL, Milwaukee, Feb. 16, 1998

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible", plenary address to the Rocky Mountain/Great Plains Region of the AAR/SBL, Omaha, NE, March 21, 1998

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible", Naperville, IL, March 31, 1998 (a Hesburgh Lecture)

"Sabbatical Chronologies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature", The Dead Sea Scrolls in the Historical Context, University of Edinburgh, May 6, 1998

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible", Study Day, University of Glasgow (in connection with an exhibit of Dead Sea Scrolls at the Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow, May 9, 1998

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible", Trinity College and Seminary, Newburgh, IN, May 15, 1998 (a day-long set of presentations)

"The Festival of Weeks and the Story of Pentecost in Acts 2", Bible Club, University of Chicago, May 20, 1998

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible", Regional Chapter of the American Institute of Archaeology, Valparaiso University, October 6, 1998

"The Judean Desert and the Community of the Dead Sea Scrolls," the Skirball Symposium on the Dead Sea Scrolls, New York University, New York, NY, October 21, 1998

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible", Annual Meeting of the Christian Educators Association, South Bend, IN, October 22, 1998

"The Judean Desert and the Community of the Dead Sea Scrolls," The 1998 Samuel Iwry Lecture, Johs Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Nov. 3, 1998

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament" at the Bible and Archaeology Fest, Orlando, FL, November 21, 1998

"A Response to G. Boccaccini, Beyond the Essene Hypothesis: The Parting of the Ways between Qumran and Enochic Judaism" , Annual Meeting of the AAR/SBL, Orlando, FL, November 23, 1998

"Authoritative Literature in Early Judaism," Intellectual History Seminar, University of Notre Dame, December 4, 1998

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible", at Furman University, Greenville, SC, March 8, 1999 (a Hesburgh Lecture)

"The Development of the Bible", Naperville, IL, March 23, 1999 (a Hesburgh Lecture)

"The Wilderness in the Bible and in the Dead Sea Scrolls" and "The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament," Biblical Archarology Society Seminar, Nashville, TN, April 10, 1999

Response to P. van der Horst, "Greek in Jewish Palestine in Light of Jewish Epigraphy" at the conference "Hellenism in the Land of Israel (167 BCE—135 CE)", University of Chicago and University of Notre Dame, April 20, 1999

"Apocalyptic Traditions in the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Religion of Qumran" at the symposium "The Religion of the Dead Sea Scrolls", Trinity Western University, Langley, BC, April 24, 1999

"Learning from the Legacy of Jewish Apocalyptic Literature in the Second Temple Period" at the conference "Apocalypticism and Millennialism: Shaping a Believers Church Eschatology for the 21st Century", Bluffton College, Bluffton, OH, August 9, 1999

Member of panel "The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls," Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature, November 21, 1999

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible," Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan, December 16, 1999

"The Angel of the Presence in the Book of Jubilees," Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, December 21, 1999

"The Heart of the Apocalypses: A Teaching for All Times," keynote address at the 15th Annual Symposium on Exegetical Theology: Biblical Eschatology for the New Millennium, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN, January 18, 2000

"The Dead Sea Scrolls: Discoveries and Insights" at the First Congregational Church/Sukkat Shalom Synagogue series in connection with the scrolls exhibit at the Field Museum, Wilmette, IL, March 6, 2000

"Millenarianism in the Ancient Near East," plenary session of the annual meeting of the American Oriental Society, Portland, OR, March 14, 2000

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible," the Denzer Lecture, Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington, NY, March 19, 2000

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible" at Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, WI, April 10, 2000

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament" in a session "The Scrolls and Christian Origins", part of the Sunday Symposia Series, The Field Museum, Chicago, IL, April 16, 2000

"The Wording of Biblical Citations in Some Pseudepigraphic Works," The Bible as Book: The Text of the Hebrew Bible in Light of the Discoveries in the Judaean Desert, Hereford, England, June 20, 2000

"The Dead Sea Scrolls: Have They Made a Difference?," Summer Meeting of the Society for Old Testament Study, Oxford, England, July 25, 2000

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible," St. Joseph County Public Library, South Bend, IN, September 5, 2000

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Hebrew Bible," "The Dead Sea Scrolls and Early Judaism," and "The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament" at the Biblical Archaeological Society seminar "Explore the World of the Bible,", Toronto, ON, September 8-9, 2000

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and Rewritten Scriptural Works," Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, September 28, 2000

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Canon," Institute for Biblical Research, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 18, 2000

"Sinai Revisited: The Qumran Community and Its Scriptural Model," The Dead Sea Scrolls: The Bible and Biblical Interpretation at Qumran, Rice University, Houston, TX, February 10, 2001

"The Demonology of the Book of Jubilees," at the conference Die Dämonen, Tübingen, Germany, May 25, 2001

Two lectures on "The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible," The Otts Lectures, Davidson College, Davidson, NC, September 19-20, 2001

"When Archeology Talks Back," at the conference Christian Scholarship … for What?, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, September 29, 2001

Response to John Strugnell, "Fifteen Theses in Search of a Cathedral Door," at the conference Law of Nature, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, October 1, 2001

"Covenant and Pentecost," Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, MI, October 5, 2001

"Archeology and the Bible" amd "Between the Testaments" at the Christian Educators Association 2001 Convention, South Bend, IN, October 18, 2001

"The Dead Sea Scrolls, Judaism, and Christianity," Charleston, SC, November 11, 2001 (a Hesburgh Lecture)

Response to George Nickelsburg, 1 Enoch 1: A Commentary on 1 Enoch, Chapters 1-36, 81-108, Pseudepigrapha Section, SBL Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 17, 2001

"Politics of Canon at Qumran," Social-Scientific Studies of the Second Temple Period Section, SBL Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 18, 2001

"The Pseudepigrapha and the Dead Sea Scrolls," Qumran Section, SBL Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 20, 2001

"Authoritative Literature in the Dead Sea Scrolls," "The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament," and "Covenant and Pentecost in the Scrolls and the New Testament" at the Dead Sea Scrolls Seminar, Biblical Archaeology Society, St. Pete Beach, FL, January 17-19, 2002

The Schaff Lectures, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and Youngstown, OH, March 11-13, 2002: "The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Old Testament," "The Dead Sea Scrolls and Early Judaism," and "The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament"

"Calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Their Implications," Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, October 10, 2002 (part of the course: Dead Sea Scrolls: Fragments from a Far-Off Past)

"The Community of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the First Christian Community in Acts 2-4" at the Biblical Archaeology Society Bible and Archaeology Fest V, Toronto, CA, Nov. 23, 2002

"Two Introductions Later: Some Reflections on the Scrolls" at the Special Session on the Dead Sea Scrolls to mark the publication of The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls, AAR/ SBL Annual Meeting, Toronto, CA, Nov. 24, 2002

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible" in the January Series, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, Jan. 9, 2003

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible," St. Joseph Christian Reformed Church, St. Joseph, MI, Jan. 25, 2003

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible," North Hills Christian Reformed Church, Troy, MI, Feb. 9, 2003

"The Dead Sea Scrolls" at Calvin Around Town, Van Andel Museum, Grand Rapids, MI, Feb. 20, 2003

"Uses of Scripture in Qumran Texts," Midwest SBL, Grand Rapids, MI, Feb. 21, 2003

"The Qumran Community and the Earliest Christian Community in Acts" and "The People of the Scrolls," Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, MI, Feb. 24, 2003

"Israel at Sinai and the Community of the Scrolls"at the conference New Research into the Dead Sea Scrolls, New York University, March 3, 2003

"The Major Branches of Judaism at the Turn of the eras,""Who Were the People of Qumran?" and "The Qumran Community and the First Christian Church in Acts: Two Ideal Communities" at the series The Dead Sea Scrolls in the Light of Jewish and Hellenistic Religions at the Time of Jesus, Coastal Bend College, Beeville, TX, March 21-22, 2003

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible," LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI, March 30, 2003

"The High Priest in Qumran Texts" at the The Dead Sea Scrolls: An Academic Conference in Honor of Prof. Emanuel Tov, April 1, 2003

"Authoritative Literature in the Dead Sea Scrolls," "The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament," and "Covenant and Pentecost in the Scrolls and the New Testament" at the Biblical Archaeology Society Seminar Newest Perspectives and Latest Research on the Dead Sea Scrolls, Chicago, IL, April 3-5, 2003

Response to Martin Goodman, "The Place of the Sadducees in First-Century Judaism" at New Views of First-Century Jewish and Christian Self-Definition: An International Conference in Honor of E. P. Sanders, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, April 11, 2003

"Ancient Calendars and the Dead Sea Scrolls," in the Tuesday Night Adult Education Series, Van Andel Museum, Grand Rapids, MI, April 29, 2003

"Ancient Calendars and the Dead Sea Scrolls," at a seminar on the Dead Sea Scrolls, Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, MI, April 30, 2003

Response to presentations in the session "Jubilees and Enoch: A Discussion of James VanderKam’s Work," at the seminar "Enoch and Qumran Origins: The Enoch Group and Its Literature in the Second Century BCE,"(July 1-5) Venice, Italy, July 2, 2003

"Contributions of the Dead Sea Scrolls for the Study of Early Christianity," at the convegno straordinaria of BIBLIA entitled "Il Messia tra Memoria e Attesa, Venice, Italy, July 5, 2003

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible," Goshen, IN Kiwanis Club, Goshen, IN, Sept. 2, 2003

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible," Michigan Association of Non-Public Schools, Detroit, MI, October 23, 2003

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and Judaism,"Temple Emanu-El, Detroit, MI, October 23, 2003

Response to Michael Satlow, "’If You Want to Be Perfect’: Moral Perfection in Early Judaism," a the workshop Moral Perfection and the Exemplary Sage, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, November 12, 2003

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible," Clergy Luncheon, Temple Achdut we-Sholom, Fort Wayne, IN, and at the evening service, February 13, 2004

"The Amazing Dead Sea Scrolls: What They Are and What They Mean," Hesbergh Lecture, Rockford, IL, February 19, 2004

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament," St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX, March 11, 2004

"Scripture in the Astronomical Book of Enoch (1 Enoch 72-82): A Test Case," University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, April 15, 2004

"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible," Keynote Address, Upper Midwest Region of the Society of Biblical Literature, St. Paul, MN, April 16, 2004

"The Amazing Dead Sea Scrolls: What They Are and What They Mean," Hesbergh Lecture, Staten Island, NY, May 6, 2004

Professional Organizations/Editorial Positions

Catholic Biblical Association

Member of the editorial board of Catholic Biblical Quarterly, 1985-92

Society of Biblical Literature

Member of the editorial board of Journal of Biblical Literature, 1981-86, 1999—2001

Member of the Steering Committee of the Pseudepigrapha Group, 1980-

Chair of Pseudepigrapha Section of the Annual Meeting of the SBL, 1981-1984

Chair of Pseudepigrapha Group, 1985-1989

Editor of Texts and Translations: Pseudepigrapha Series, 1987-92

Chair of Old Testament/Hebrew Scriptures Section, (SE Region), 1984-87

Secretary of the SBL (SE Region), 1987-1991

Member of the SBL Research and Publications Committee, 1989-93

Member of the editorial board of Early Judaism and Its Literature series, 1991-

Representative to the American Council of Learned Societies 1995-99

Member of the Editorial Board of Writings of the Greco-Roman World 2000-

Chair, Research & Publications Committee, 2003-

Member of the Council, 2003-

Member of the editorial board of The Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha and Related Literature, and Book Review Editor, 1987-2002

Member of the editorial board of JSP Supplement Series

American Schools of Oriental Research

Chair, ASOR Ancient Manuscripts Committee, 1991-

Member of the editorial board of Vetus Testamentum, and Vetus Testamentum Supplements 1991-

Member of Editorial Committee of the Dead Sea Scrolls, 1989-

Book Review Editor (Old Testament, Intertestamental Period) for Bible Review, 1992-94

Editor, Dead Sea Discoveries, 1994-2003

Member of the Advisory Committee of the Pew Evangelical Scholarship Program, 1993-96

Member of the Board of Editors for Section III of Compendia Rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum

Member of the Editorial Board of The Biblical Resource Series

Member of the Advisory Board of The Chicago Bible Translation Project

Honors and Awards

Honors:

William Copley Winslow Lecturer, Seabury-Western Theological Seminary (1995)

1995 Publication Award of the Biblical Archaeology Society for the Best Popular Book on Archaeology (for The Dead Sea Scrolls Today)

North Carolina State University Alumni Association 1990 Outstanding

Research Award

College of Humanities and Social Sciences 1991 Distinguished Research and

Literary Publication Award, North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University Outstanding Teacher Award 1990-91

Listed in Men of Achievement, Who's Who in Religion

Harvard University: Scholarships (1973-76)

Harvard Divinity School: John Thayer Scholarship (1972-73)

University of St. Andrews: Fulbright Scholarship (1971-72)

Calvin Theological Seminary:

First in Class (1968-71)

First Prize--Senior Essay (1971)

Board of Trustees Scholarship (1968-69)

Calvin College:

Upperclassman Scholarships (1966-68)

Jon Huizenga Memorial Scholarships (1964-66)

Grants:

North Carolina State University: Faculty Research and Professional Development

Grant (1977-78)

Institute for the Teaching of the Post-Biblical Foundations of Western Civilization,

Jewish Theological Seminary (NEH Grant) for the Summer Institute, 1979

(declined)

NEH Summer Seminar: "Folklore Research and the Ancient Near Eastern

Narrative," 1979

NEH Summer Stipend 1980

American Philosophical Society Research Grant 1981

NEH Translations Program Grant, July 1982-May, 1983 (extended through

June, 1983)

ACLS Travel Grant (December, 1987)

NEH Fellowship, 1989-90

North Carolina State University: Humanities Foundation Travel Grant, 1990

North Carolina State University: Office of Research Administration Summer

Research Grant, 1991

University of Notre Dame: Senior Faculty Stipend, Summer, 1992

NEH Division of Research Programs: Editions Grant (with Eugene Ulrich for publishing three volumes in the DJD Series) 1993-95

NEH Division of Research Programs: Editions Grant (with Eugene Ulrich for publishing four volumes in the DJD Series) 1995-97

NEH Division of Research Programs: Editions Grant (with Eugene Ulrich for publishing four volumes in the DJD Series) 1997-99

NEH Division of Research Programs: Editions Grant (with Eugene Ulrich for publishing four volumes in the DJD Series) 1999-2001

NEH Division of Research Programs: Editions Grant (with Eugene Ulrich for publishing three volumes in the DJD Series) 2001-2003

NEH Division of Research Programs: Editions Grant (with Eugene Ulrich for publishing three volumes in the DJD Series) 2003-2005

 

University Activities

At North Carolina State University

Member of the Harrelson Fund Committee: 1977-81

1983-87

(Chairman, 1986-87)

Member of Council on International Programs: Rationale and Benefits Subcommittee: 1982-83.

Member of the SHASS committee which reviewed proposals for NEH Summer Stipends: 1983.

Member of the SHASS Research Committee: 1983-85 (chairman, 1984-85).

Member of SHASS Ad Hoc Publication Subvention Committee.

Member of Advisory Committee of the Division of University Studies, 1987-90.

Member of the University Studies Head Search Committee 1988.

Member of the CHASS Outstanding Teacher Selection Committee, 1988-1991.

At the University of Notre Dame

Member of the Appointments, Tenure, Promotion Committee, 1992-98

Member of the Ph. D. Committee, 1992-99, 2002-2003

Member of the Academic Integrity Subcommittee of the Division I Athletics Certification Self-Study Committee (1995-96)

Ph. D. Supervision

Director: 1. Robert A. Kugler, "The Levi-Priestly Tradition: From Malachi to Testament of Levi" (1994)

2. Daniel C. Harlow, "The Greek Apocalypse of Baruch (3 Baruch) in Hellenistic Judaism and Early Christianity" (1994; co-director with John Collins)

3. Leslie W. Walck, "The Son of Man in Matthew and the Similitudes of Enoch" (1999)

4. Catherine Murphy, "The Disposition of Wealth in the Literature and Practice of the Qumran Community and Its Relevance for the Study of the New Testament" (1999; co-director with Harold Attridge)

5. Monica L. W. Brady, "Prophetic Traditions at Qumran: A Study of 4Q383—391" (2000)

6. Kelli O’Brien, "The Use of Scripture in the Markan Passion Narrative" (2001)

7. Kelley Coblentz Bautch, "‘No One Has Seen What I Have Seen’: A Study of the Geography of 1 Enoch 17-19," (2001)

8. C. Shaun Longstreet, "Native Cultic Leadership in the Empire: Foundations for Achaemenid Hegemony in Persian Judah" (2003)

9. Jonathan Lawrence, "Washing in Water: Trajectories of Ritual Bathing in the Hebrew Bible and Second Temple Literature" (2003)

10. Angela Kim, "Signs of Editorial Shaping of the Hodayot Collection: A Redactional Analysis of 1QHa-b and 4QHa-f" (2003)

11. John Bergsma, "The Jubilee from Leviticus to Qumran: Its Origin, Development, and Interpretation in the Hebrew Scriptures, Second Temple Literature, and Qumran Documents" (2004)

Committees: Daniel Gard (1991), Ann Marie Sweet (1992), Peter Flint (1993), Kathy Corey (1994), J. Ross Wagner Jr. (Duke University, 1999), Basil Davis (1999), Walter Ray (2000), Curt Niccum (2000), Richard Bautch (2001), Shane Kirkpatrick (2002), J. Todd

Hibbard (2003), Brant Pitre (2004)

Work in Progress

Books: a history of the high priesthood in the second-temple period.

translation of and commentary on 1 Enoch 72-82 in G. W. E. Nickelsburg's Hermeneia Commentary on 1 Enoch.

commentary on the Book of Jubilees in the Hermeneia Series

Editing three more volumes in the Discoveries in the Judaean Desert series

commentary on prophetic works from Qumran (with M. Brady) (by Eerdmans)

Several articles and book reviews

Other

Languages:

Modern: Dutch, French, German, Hebrew

Ancient: Akkadian, Arabic, Aramaic (including Syriac), Armenian, Coptic,

Ethiopic, Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Ugaritic