The Journal of Hebrew Scriptures, JHS, is an academic peer-reviewed journal that pioneers open-source, freely available, prompt, and academically responsible electronic publication. This printed volume incorporates all the articles and reviews published in the journal in 2006. It includes the following articles: Robert D. Holmstedt, “Issues in the Linguistic Analysis of a Dead Language, with Particular Reference to Ancient Hebrew,” Jakob Wöhrle, “The Formation and Intention of the Haggai-Zechariah Corpus,” William K. Gilders, “Why Does Eleazar Sprinkle the Red Cow Blood? Making Sense of a Biblical Ritual,” Aron Pinker, “Nahum and the Greek Tradition on Ninevehs Fall,” Silvio Sergio Scatolini Apóstolo, “On The Elusiveness and Malleability of ‘Israel’,” Juan Manuel Tebes, “ ‘You Shall Not Abhor an Edomite, for He is Your Brother’: The Tradition of Esau and the Edomite Genealogies from an Anthropological Perspective,” Ronald Benun, Evil and the Disruption of Order: A Structural Analysis of the Acrostics in the First Book of Psalms,” David M. Carr ed. “The State of the Field of Hebrew Bible Study: In Conversation with John J. Collins, The Bible After Babel: Historical Criticism in a Postmodern Age Eerdmans, 2005 with contributions by the editor and John J. Collins, F. W. [Chip] Dobbs-Allsop, and Amy Kalmanofsky, Yung Suk Kim, “Lex Talionis in Exod 21:22-25: Its Origin and Context,” Gary N. Knoppers, “Chronicles and the Chronicler: A Response to I. Kalimi, An Ancient Israelite Historian: Studies in the Chronicler, his Time, Place and Writing with contributions by the editor, Ehud Ben Zvi, Robert L. Hubbard, Jr., Ralph W. Klein, Mark A. Throntveit, and Isaac Kalimi. The review section includes more than forty reviews.
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