Society of Biblical Literature Papers Available Online

| February 11, 2013

This link from the Ancient World Online (AWOL) will take you to a few dozen SBL seminar papers that have been made available for free. These were all SBL conference papers. Some that I downloaded: Michael Pietsch, University of Hamburg¬†Prophetess of Doom: Hermeneutical Reflections on the Huldah Oracle (2 Kings 22) Gerbern S. Oegema, McGill […]

Jewish Magic Bibliography

| June 25, 2009

Here’s a very nice 131 page bibliography on Jewish magical practices (all eras – biblical, the ANE background to the biblical, and later Judaism). Just came up on the ABZU blog. You say you’ve never heard of “Jewish magic”? Well, that’s what the bibliography is for. “Magic” (in ancient terms — not David Copperfield) is […]