Ray Hobbs's Publications (1969-2000)
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Publics

PUBLICATIONS
of
T.R. Hobbs

BOOKS

2001 Fragments of the Old Testament World: The Near, The Self and the Other. (in preparation)

Ancient Israel's Armies (in preparation).

1989 A Time for War: A Study of Warfare in the Old Testament (Wilmington: M.Glazier). 240pp.
Word Biblical Themes: 1 and 2 Kings [Word Biblical Themes] (Irving, TX: Word Inc.). 110pp.

1985 2 Kings: A Commentary [Word Biblical Commentary 13] (Waco, TX: Word Inc.): 389pp.

ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

2001(?) 'Christian Attitudes to Organized State Violence in the Pre- Constantinian Period' in W. Haase [ed.] Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt. II:28. New York/Berlin: W. de Gruyter. (In preparation).

2000 "Hospitality and the Teleological Fallacy" Journal for the Study of the Old Testament [forthcoming].

"Soldiers in the Gospels: A Neglected Agent" in Social Science Models for Interpreting the Bible: Festschrift for Bruce J. Malina. J.J. Pilch [ed.] (Leiden: Deo-Van Gorcum) [forthcoming].

'The Political Jesus: Discipleship and Disengagement' in The Social Setting of Jesus and the Gospels, B.J. Malina, W. Stegemann [eds.] Minneapolis: Augsburg/Fortress Press, 2000 (forthcoming).

Review of R.J. Hess, G. Wenham, Zion, City of Our God (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1999), for Catholic Biblical Quarterly 2000 (Forthcoming).
Review of T. Brensinger, Judges (Scottdale: Herald Press, 2000) for Review of Biblical Literature
Review of G. PeregoInterdisciplinary Atlas of the Bible (London: St. Paul's, 2000) for Review of Biblical Literature

1999 'Reflecting on the Biblical Themes: Biblical Exegesis' Gathered in
Christ
(Ottawa: Canadian Council of Churches), pp. 6-8.

1998 "Podklad k diskuzi o sluzbe zen v cirkvu" ("Hermeneutical reflections on the ministry of women in the church") Zpravodaj 3/98:10-13. [In Czech].

Review of G. Hens-Piazza, Of Methods, Monarchs and Meanings: A Sociorhetorical Approach to Exegesis (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1996). In Journal of Biblical Literature 117 (1988):515-517.


1997 "Honor, Shame, and Covenant Relations in Ancient Israel " Journal of Biblical Literature 116: 501-503.

"Captain" in Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible D.N. Freedman [ed.] (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans): (Forthcoming).

"Eliashib" in Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible D.N. Freedman [ed.] (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans): (Forthcoming).

"Face" in Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible D.N. Freedman [ed.] (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans): (Forthcoming).

"Limp" in Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible D.N. Freedman [ed.] (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans): (Forthcoming).

"Sword" in Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible D.N. Freedman [ed.] (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans): (Forthcoming).

"War" in Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible D.N. Freedman [ed.] (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans): (Forthcoming).

"'Born with a different Face': Reflections on William Blake and Biblical Prophecy" Communio Viatorum 39 (1997):5-34.

Review of L.I. Rowlett Joshua and the Rhetoric of Violence: A New Historicist Analysis (Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1996), for Biblical Theology Bulletin 27 (1997).

1996 "War Language in Zechariah 9-14: A Reassessment" in After the Exile: Essays on Biblical History and Interpretation in Honour of Rex Mason ed. D.J. Reimer, J. Barton. (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press).

Review of N.C. Habel The Land is Mine: Six Biblical Land Ideologies Overtures to Biblical Theology (Minnesota: Fortress Press, 1995) for Biblical Theology Bulletin .

Review of G. Vanoni "Du bist doch unser Vater" (Jes 63,16): Zur Gottesvorstellung des Ersten Testaments (SBS 159: Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 1995) for Catholic Biblical Quarterly

1995 "The Language of Warfare in the New Testament" in Modelling Early Christianity; The St. Andrews Conference of the Context Group 1994 P.F. Esler [ed.] (London: Routledge):259-273.

"Aspects of Warfare in the First Testament World: A BTB Reader's Guide" Biblical Theology Bulletin 25 (1995):79-90.

Review of R. Drews The End of the Bronze Age: Changes in Warfare and the Catastrophe of 1200 BC (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993), for Catholic Biblical Quarterly (57) 1995:126-128.

Review of D.C. Benjamin, V.H. Matthews The Social World of Ancient Israel (Peabody, Mass: Hendrickson, 1993) for Biblical Theology Bulletin Summer, 1995.

1994 "The Fortresses of Rehoboam: Another Look" in Uncovering Ancient Stones:Essays in Memory of H. Neil Richardson L.M. Hopfe† [ed.] (Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns):41-64.

"The Spiritual Wounds of War" Harvard Divinity Bulletin, 24, no. 1 (Fall 1994).

Review of G.W. Ahlström History of Ancient Palestine from the Palaeolithic Period to the Conquest of Alexander [JSOT Suppl. 146] (Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993) for Catholic Biblical Quarterly Fall, 1994.

Review of B.J. Malina, R. Rohrbaugh Social Science Commentary on the Synoptic Gospels (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1992), for Biblical Theology Bulletin 24 (1994):35-36.

Review of D. Jacobs-Malina Beyond Patriarchy: Images of the Family in Jesus (Mahwah, N.J: Paulist Press, 1993), for Biblical Theology Bulletin 24 (1994):143-144.
Review of W.W. Klein, C.L. Blomberg, R.L. Hubbard Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (Irving, TX: Word Inc. 1993) for Biblical Theology Bulletin 24 (1994):38-39.

Review of R. Wonnenberger Redaktion: Studien zur Textfortschreibung im Alten Testament entwickelt am Beispiel der Samuel-Überlieferung (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1992), in Journal of Biblical Literature 113 (1994):516-518

1993 "Abuse as Seen and Addressed in the Bible" in Abuse: A Christian Response (Hamilton: McMaster Divinity College, 1993): 25-39. Papers presented at the Conference "Abuse: A Christian Response" held at McMaster Divinity College, October 1993.

"Current Old Testament Studies: A Reflection" McMaster Journal of Theology 3:1-18.

"Man, Woman and Hospitality - 2 Kings 4.8-36" Biblical Theology Bulletin 23:1-23.

1992 "Gadi", in The Anchor Bible Dictionary D.N. Freedman [ed.] (New York: Doubleday), vol. 2:868.

"Jehoahaz", in The Anchor Bible Dictionary D.N. Freedman [ed.] (New York: Doubleday), vol. 3:659-660.

"Mattaniah", in The Anchor Bible Dictionary D.N. Freedman [ed.] (New York: Doubleday), vol. 4::613-615

"Menahem", in The Anchor Bible Dictionary D.N. Freedman [ed.] (New York: Doubleday), vol. 4:692-694

"Naaman", in The Anchor Bible Dictionary D.N. Freedman [ed.] (New York: Doubleday), vol. 4:967-968.

"Necho" in The Anchor Bible Dictionary D.N. Freedman [ed.] (New York: Doubleday), vol. 4:1060-1061.

"Shebna" in The Anchor Bible Dictionary D.N. Freedman [ed.] (New York: Doubleday), vol. 5:1172-1173.

Review of J. Piper, W. Grudem [eds.] Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood: A Response to Evangelical Feminism (Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 1991) for Biblical Theology Bulletin. 22:143-144

Review of J.W. Flanagan David's Social Drama (Sheffield: Almond Press, 1991) for Catholic Biblical Quarterly.

Review of D.A. Leggett Loving God and Disturbing Men: Preaching from the Prophets (Burlington: G.R. Welch, 1990) in McMaster Journal of Theology 3:78-79.

1991 "The Enemy in the Psalms" with P.K. Jackson Biblical Theology Bulletin 21:22-29.

Served on the translation revision committee of the New Century Version of theScriptures. I revised the translation of 1 and 2 Kings. The Translation is part of a joint project in literacy of Word, Inc., ABC Television and PBS Television. It is geared for readers with Grade 8 education. Publication date was November 15, 1991.

"War in the Old Testament" McMaster Journal of Theology 2:1-16

"Reflections on Mosaic Madness: A Review Article"McMasterJournal of Theology 2: 65-80.

"'Behave like men!'(1 Sam. 4:3; 1 Cor. 16:13). Reflections on Manhood and the Bible" Canadian Baptist (December 1991)

Review of G. Rice Nations under God: A Commentary on the Books of I Kings [International Theological Commentary] (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990) in McMaster Journal of Theology 2:90-91 .

1990 "Getting at the Bible: Helping Lay People Understand the Bible" The Practice of Ministry in Canada (Jan.)

"Crossing Cultural Bridges: Biblical Studies" McMaster Journal of Theology 1: 1-23.

1989 "Reflections on 'The Poor' and the Old Testament" Expository Times 100 (May): 291-294.

1988 "An Experiment in Militarism" in Ascribe to the Lord: Biblical Studies and Other Essays in Memory of Peter Campbell Craigie L. Eslinger [ed.] (Sheffield: JSOT Press): 457-480.

"Christology and the Study of the Old Testament" in Christology and Contemporary Theological Education J.D. Ban [ed.] (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press): 23-37.

1985 "The Search for Prophetic Consciousness: Some Comments on Method" Biblical Theology Bulletin 15: 136-141.

1984 "A Tale of Two Cities: Jerusalem and Caesarea Maritima" Theodolite 7: 1-27

"2 Kings 1-2: Unity and Purpose" Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses 13: 327-334.

1982 "The Land: A Neglected Feature of Old Testament Studies" Theodolite 6: 1-20.

1981 "Jeremiah" January Bible Study series for Canadian Baptist.

1980 "The Believers' Church and Social Action" in The Believers' Church in Canada, W. Klaassen, J.K. Zeman [eds.] (Winnipeg).

"Old Testament Theology in the Seventies and Beyond" Theodolite 5:1-15.

"Cain and Abel: A Meditation" Yearbook of the Ecumenical Institute, Tantur 1980-1981: 240-43.

1979 "Some Proverbial Reflections in the Book of Jeremiah" Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 91: 62-72.

The Old Testament and the Christian. Booklet (Toronto: BCOQ).

1977 "Theology and Social Ethics" Canadian Baptist Dec.

1974 "Jeremiah 3.1-3 and Deuteronomy 24.1-4" Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 86: 23-29.

"Foundations of New Testament Theology" McMaster Theological Bulletin 4: 1-20.

1972 "Some Remarks on the Composition and Structure of the Book of Jeremiah" Catholic Biblical Quarterly 34: 257-275; reprinted in Prophet to the Nations: Essays in Jeremiah Studies L.G. Perdue, B.W. Kovacs [eds.] (Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns): 175-192.

1970 "Tradition and Interpretation of the Exodus" McMaster Theological Bulletin 2: 1-20.

1969 "Amos 3 1b and 2 10" Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 81:384-387.