Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



Popular Religion according to the Book of Hosea, especially Hos 4,4-19



[see also:  Asherah  and  Sacred or cultic prostitution (so-called)]



Adams, K., "Metaphor and Dissonance: A Reinterpretation of Hosea 4:13-14", JBL 127 (2008) 291-305.

Balz-Cochois, H., Gomer. Der Hohenkult Israels im Selbstverständnis der Volksfrömmigkeit. Untersuchungen zu Hos 4,1–5,7 (EHS 23/191; Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1982).

Day, J., "Hosea and the Baal Cult", in J. Day (ed.), Prophecy and the Prophets in Ancient Israel: Proceedings of the Oxford Old Testament Seminar (LHB/OTS 531; London & New York: T & T Clark, 2010) 202-224.

DeRoche, M., "Structure, Rhetoric, and Meaning in Hosea iv 4-10", VT 33 (1983) 185-198.

Drinkard, J. F., Jr., "Religious Practices Reflected in the Book of Hosea", RevExp 90 (1993) 205-218.

Emmerson, G. J., "A Fertility Goddess in Hosea IV 17-19", VT 24 (1974) 492-497.

Frevel, C., Aschera und der Ausschließlichkeitsanspruch YHWHs. Beiträge zu literarischen, religionsgeschichtlichen und ikonographischen Aspekten der Ascheradiskussion. 2 vol. (BBB 94/1 + 2; Weinheim: Beltz Athenäum, 1995), esp. 272-317 and 667-671.

Gangloff, F. – J.-C. Haelewyck, "Osée 4,17-19. Un Marzeah à l'honneur de la déesse Anat?", ETL 71 (1995) 370-382.

Gangloff, F., "A l'ombre des Déesses-arbres? (Os 4: 12-14)", BN 106 (2001) 13-20.

Grätz, S., "Die vergebliche Suche nach Gott. Traditions- und kompositionsgeschichtliche Überlegungen zu Herkunft und Funktion der Strafvorstellungen in Hos iv 1-vi 6", VT 50 (2000) 200-217.

Gruber, M. I., "Marital Fidelity and Intimacy: A View from Hosea 4", in A. Brenner (ed.). A Feminist Companion to the Latter Prophets (The Feminist Companion to the Bible, 8; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995) 169-179. Reprint [same title] (T&T Clark Academic Paperbacks; London – New York: T&T Clark International, 2004).

Hackett, J. A., "Can a Sexist Model Liberate Us? Ancient Near Eastern 'Fertility Goddesses'", Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 5 (1989) 65-76.

Hecke, P. J. P. van, "Conceptual Blending: A Recent Approach to Metaphor. Illustrated with the Pastoral Metaphor in Hos 4,16", in P. J. P. Hecke (ed.), Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible (BETL 187; Leuven: Louvain University Press & Peeters, 2005) 215-231.

Hecke, P. J. P. van, "Pastoral Metaphors in the Hebrew Bible and in its Ancient Near Eastern Context", in R. P. Gordon – J. C. De Moor (eds.), The Old Testament in Its World. Papers Read at the Winter Meeting, January 2003, of the Society for Old Testament Study and at the Joint Meeting, July 2003, of The Society for Old Testament Study and Het Oudtestamentisch Werkgezelschap in Nederland en België (OTS 52; Leiden: Brill, 2005) 200-217.

Junker, H.. "Textkritische, formkritische und traditionsgeschichtliche Untersuchung zu Os 4,1-10", BZ N.F. 4 (1960) 165-173.

Lundbom, J. R., "Poetic Structure and Prophetic Rhetoric in Hosea", VT 29 (1979) 300-308. Reprinted in J. R. Lundbom, Biblical Rhetoric and Rhetorical Criticism (Hebrew Bible Monographs, 45; Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2013) 232-239.

Lundbom, J. R., "Contentious Priests and Contentious People in Hosea IV 1-10", VT 36 (1986) 52-70. Reprinted in J. R. Lundbom, Biblical Rhetoric and Rhetorical Criticism (Hebrew Bible Monographs, 45; Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2013) 216-231.

Maier, C., "Myth and Truth in Socio-Historical Reconstruction of Ancient Societies: Hosea 4:11-14 as a Test Case", in J. J. Ahn – S. L. Cook (eds.), Thus Says the Lord: Essays on the Former and Latter Prophets in Honor of Robert R. Wilson (LHB/OTS 502; New York & London: T & T Clark, 2009) 256-272.

May, H. G., "The Fertility Cult in Hosea", AJSL 48 (1932) 73-98.

Miller, J. E., "A Critical Response to Karin Adams's Reinterpretation of Hosea 4:13-14", JBL 128 (2009) 503-506.

Moughtin-Mumby, S., Sexual and Marital Metaphors in Hosea, Jeremiah, Isaiah, and Ezekiel (Oxford Theological Monographs; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008).

Mölle, H., "Das Ende der Priester von Israel. Beobachtungen zur Redaktion in Hos 4,1-10", in F. Diedrich – B. Willmes (eds.), Ich bewirke das Heil und erschaffe das Unheil (Jesaja 45,7). Studien zur Botschaft der Propheten. Festschrift für Lothar Ruppert zum 65. Geburtstag (FB 88; Würzburg: Echter, 1998) 259-276.

Nwaoru, E. O., Imagery in the Prophecy of Hosea (AAT 41; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1999).

Odell, M. S., "I Will Destroy Your Mother: The Obliteration of a Cultic Role in Hosea 4.4-6", in A. Brenner (ed.), A Feminist Companion to the Latter Prophets (The Feminist Companion to the Bible, 8; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995) 180-193. Reprint [same title] (T&T Clark Academic Paperbacks; London – New York: T&T Clark International, 2004).

Patterson, R. D., "Portraits from a Prophet's Portfolio: Hosea 4", BSac 165 (2008) 294-308.

Pfeiffer, H., "Zechen und Lieben. Zur Frage einer Göttin-Polemik in Hos 4,16-20", UF 28 (1996) 496-511.

Rudolph, W., "Hosea 4,15-19", in H. Graf Reventlow (ed.), Gottes Wort und Gottes Land. Hans-Wilhelm Hertzberg zum 70. Geburtstag am 16. Januar 1965 dargebracht von Kollegen, Freunden und Schülern (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1965) 193-199.

Sampaio, T. M. V., "El cuerpo excluido de su dignidad: una propuesta de lectura feminista de Oseas 4", RIBLA 15 (1993) 35-46.

Schmitt, H.-C., "Monolatrie Jahwes bei Hosea, in der vorexilischen Weisheit und in Kuntillet Ajrud", in R. Lux – E.-J. Waschke (eds.), Die unwiderstehliche Wahrheit. Studien zur alttestamentlichen Prophetie. Festschrift für Arndt Meinhold (Arbeiten zur Bibel und ihrer Geschichte, 23; Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 2006) 241-263.

Seidl, T., Vermittler von Weisung und Erkenntnis. Priester außerhalb der Priesterschrift: eine Textstudie (ATSAT 81; Erzabtei St. Ottilien: EOS, 2006), esp. 136-152.

Stavrakopoulou, F., "'Official' Religion and 'Popular' Religion: Practice, Perception, Portrayal", in F. Stavrakopoulou – J. Barton (eds.), Religious Diversity in Ancient Israel and Judah (London: T & T Clark International, 2010) 37-58.

Wacker, M.-T., "Traces of the Goddess in the Book of Hosea", in A. Brenner (ed.), A Feminist Companion to the Latter Prophets (The Feminist Companion to the Bible, 8; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995) 219-241. Reprint [same title] (T&T Clark Academic Paperbacks; London – New York: T&T Clark International, 2004).