Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



The OT Theology of Walther Eichrodt (1890–1978)
in its historical and theological context


The bibliography is divided into two sections as follows:

I.    The new context of the 1920s and 1930s

Barth, K., Der Römerbrief (Bern: Bäschlin, 1919). Edizione critica: Barth, Karl, Der Römerbrief (Erste Fassung), 1919. Herausgegeben von Hermann Schmidt (Karl Barth, Gesamtausgabe. II, Akademische Werke, 16; Zürich: Theologischer Verlag, 1985). Seconda edizione: Der Römerbrief, in neuer Bearbeitung (München: Kaiser, 1922);
= The Epistle to the Romans. Translated from the Sixth Edition by Edwyn C. Hoskyns (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1933; pbk 1968);
= L'Epistola ai Romani. A cura di Giovanni Miegge (Milano: Feltrinelli, 1962);
= L'Épître aux Romains (Genève: Labor et Fides, 1967);
= Carta a los Romanos (traducción de Abelardo Martínez de la Pera; B.A.C. 583; Madrid: Biblioteca de Autores Cristianos, 1998).

Burnett, R. E., Karl Barth's Theological Exegesis. The Hermeneutical Principles of the Römerbrief Period (WUNT 2/145; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2001). Republished as: Burnett, R. E., Karl Barth's Theological Exegesis: The Hermeneutical Principles of the Römerbrief Period (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2004).

Eichrodt, W., "Hat die alttestamentliche Theologie noch selbständige Bedeutung innerhalb der alttestamentlichen Wissenschaft?", ZAW 47 (1929) 83-91; = "Does Old Testament Theology Still Have Independent Significance Within Old Testament Scholarship?" in B. C. Ollenburger – E. A. Martens – G. F. Hasel (eds.), The Flowering of Old Testament Theology. A Reader in Twentieth-Century Old Testament Theology, 1930-1990 (Sources for Biblical and Theological Study, 1; Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1992) 30-39; reprinted in B. C. Ollenburger (ed.), Old Testament Theology: Flowering and Future. 2nd revised edition (Sources for Biblical and Theological Study, 1; Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2004) 21-29.

Eissfeldt, O., "Israelitisch-jüdische Religionsgeschichte und alttestamentliche Theologie", ZAW 44 (1926) 1-12; reprint (unchanged) in O. Eissfeldt, Kleine Schriften, Erster Band hrsg. von R. Sellheim u. F. Maass (Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1962) 105-114; = "The History of Israelite-Jewish Religion and Old Testament Theology", in B. C. Ollenburger – E. A. Martens – G. F. Hasel (eds.), The Flowering of Old Testament Theology. A Reader in Twentieth-Century Old Testament Theology, 1930-1990 (Sources for Biblical and Theological Study, 1; Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1992) 20-28; reprinted in B. C. Ollenburger (ed.), Old Testament Theology: Flowering and Future. 2nd revised edition (Sources for Biblical and Theological Study, 1; Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2004) 12-20.

Harnack, A. von, Marcion: das Evangelium vom fremden Gott. Eine Monographie zur Geschichte der Grundlegung der Katholischen Kirche (Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur, 45; Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung, 1921, 21924); = Marcion: The Gospel of the Alien God (Durham, NC: Labyrinth, 1990); = Marcion: L'évangile du Dieu étranger. Une monographie sur l'histoire de la fondation de l'Église catholique. Traduit par B. Lauret et suivi de contributions de G. Monnot et É. Poulat, avec un essai de M. Tardieu "Marcion depuis Harnack" (Patrimoines. Christianisme; Paris: Cerf, 2003); = Marcione. Il Vangelo del Dio straniero (Kairos; Milano: Marietti, 2007)

Hayes, J. H. – F. C. Prussner, "IV: The Rebirth of Old Testament Theology", in their Old Testament Theology: Its History and Development (Atlanta: John Knox; London: SCM, 1985) 143-218.

Hempel, J., Gott und Mensch im Alten Testament. Studie zur Geschichte der Frömmigkeit (BWANT 38; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 1926; 2. völlig durchgearbeitete Auflage 1936)

Kittel, R., "Die Zukunft der Alttestamentlichen Wissenschaft", ZAW 39 (1921) 84-99.

Köhler, L., "Alttestamentliche Theologie", TRu 7 (1935) 255-276; 8 (1936) 55-69.247-284.

Schmidt, S., "De Protestantium exegesi «pneumatica»", Verbum Domini 25 (1947) 12-22.65-73.

Steuernagel, C., "Alttestamentliche Theologie und alttestamentliche Religionsgeschichte", in K. Budde (ed.), Vom Alten Testament: Karl Marti zum siebzigsten Geburtstag gewidmet (BZAW 41; Giessen: Töpelmann, 1925) 266-273.

II.    The OT Theology of Walther Eichrodt

1.   The work and its translations

Eichrodt, W., Theologie des Alten Testaments. 3 Bd. Teil 1: Gott und Volk; Teil 2: Gott und Welt; Teil 3: Gott und Mensch (Leipzig: Hinrichs, 1933 / 1935 / 1939) [subsequent editions appeared in two volumes, with Teil 2 and Teil 3 in the second volume) e.g. Stuttgart: Klotz; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, I 61959, II 41961];
= Theology of the Old Testament. 2 vol. (OTL; London: SCM, 1961 /1967) [from the German I 61959 e II 51964];
= Teología del Antiguo Testamento. 2 vol. (Biblioteca bíblica; Madrid: Cristiandad, 1975);
= Teologia dell'Antico Testamento. Parte I: Dio e suo popolo. A cura di F. Montagnini (Biblioteca teologica, 14; Brescia: Paideia, 1979) [the second Italian volume never appeared].

2.   Discussion of the work

Barton, J., "Covenant in Old Testament Theology", in A. D. H. Mayes – R. B. Salters (eds.), Covenant as Context: Essays in Honour of E. W. Nicholson (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003) 23-38. Reprinted in J. Barton, The Old Testament: Canon, Literature and Theology. Collected Essays of John Barton (Society for Old Testament Study Monographs; Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007) 269-278.

Festorazzi, F., "Rassegna di Teologia dell'Antico Testamento. Il problema metodologico (II). La Teologia dell'AT di W. Eichrodt e di G. von Rad", RivB 12 (1964) 27-48.

Gottwald, N. K., "W. Eichrodt, Theology of the Old Testament", in R. B. Laurin (ed.), Contemporary Old Testament Theologians (Valley Forge, PA: Judson, 1970; London: Marshall, Morgan and Scott, 1972) 23-62.

Gross, H., "Was ist biblische Theologie? Zu neuen Theologien des Alten Testaments", TTZ 67 (1958) 355-363.

Hempel, J., "Alttestamentliche Theologie in protestantischer Sicht heute", BO 15 (1958) 206-214.

McKane, W., "The Middle of the Old Testament", in A. D. H. Mayes – R. B. Salters (eds.), Covenant as Context: Essays in Honour of E. W. Nicholson (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003) 261-283.

Spriggs, D. G., Two Old Testament Theologies. A Comparative Evaluation of the Contributions of Eichrodt and von Rad to our Understanding of the Nature of Old Testament Theology (SBT II/30; London: SCM, 1974).

Wessels, W. J., "The Validity of Old Testament Theology: Eichrodt a Forerunner of the Modern Era", OTE 3 (1990) 147-157.