Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



Prophetic Books and Prophets in Israel
Reception in Early Jewish Writings and in the Qur’ān



[see also:  Canon, Sirach and 4QMMT]



The bibliography is divided into two sections as follows:

I.    Reception in Jewish writings before 1000 C.E.

Aberbach, M., "Prophets and Prophecy in Targum Jonathan to the Prophets", in J. H. Ellens – D. L. Ellens – R. P. Knierim – I. Kalimi (eds.), God's Word for Our World. Vol. II: Theological and Cultural Studies in Honor of Simon John De Vries (JSOTSup 389; London: T & T Clark, 2004) 82-97.

Barton, J., Oracles of God: Perceptions of Ancient Prophecy in Israel after the Exile (London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 1986).

Bowley, J. E., "Prophecy, False Prophecy, and War in the Dead Sea Scrolls", in K. Davis – D. M. Peters – K. S. Baek – P. W. Flint (eds.), The War Scroll: Violence, War and Peace in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature. Essays in Honour of Martin G. Abegg on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday (STDJ 115; Leiden: Brill, 2016) 260-274.

Brooke, G. J., "Prophecy and Prophets in the Dead Sea Scrolls: Looking Backwards and Forwards", in M. H. Floyd – R. D. Haak (eds.), Prophets, Prophecy, and Prophetic Texts in Second Temple Judaism (LHB/OTS 427; New York & London: T & T Clark International, 2006) 151-165.

Brooke, G. J., "Prophets and Prophecy in the Qumran Scrolls and the New Testament", in R. A. Clements (ed.), Text, Thought, and Practice in Qumran and Early Christianity: Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, Jointly Sponsored by the Hebrew University Center for the Study of Christianity, 11-13 January, 2004 (Proceedings of the International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, 9 / Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 84; Leiden: Brill, 2009) 31-48.

Brooke, G. J., "La Prophétie de Qumrân ", in J.-D. Macchi – C. Nihan – T. Römer – J. Rückl (eds.), Les recueils prophétiques de la Bible. Origines, milieux, et contexte proche-oriental (Le monde de la Bible, 64; Genève: Labor et Fides, 2012) 480-510.

Cohen, N. G., "The Prophetic Books in Alexandria: The Evidence from Philo Judaeus", in M. H. Floyd – R. D. Haak (eds.), Prophets, Prophecy, and Prophetic Texts in Second Temple Judaism (LHB/OTS 427, New York & London: T & T Clark International, 2006) 166-193.

Collins, J. J., "Prophecy and History in the Pesharim", in M. Popović (ed.), Authoritative Scriptures in Ancient Judaism (JSJSup 141; Leiden: Brill, 2010) 209-226.

Feldman, L. H., "Prophets and Prophecy in Josephus", JTS NS 41 (1990) 386-422. Reprinted in M. H. Floyd – R. D. Haak (eds.), Prophets, Prophecy, and Prophetic Texts in Second Temple Judaism (LHB/OTS 427; New York & London: T & T Clark International, 2006) 210-239.

Gottlieb, I. B., "Rabbinic Reception of the Prophets", in C. J. Sharp (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Prophets (Oxford Handbooks; Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2016) 388-406.

Grabbe, L. L., "Thus Spake the Prophet Josephus..: The Jewish Historian on Prophets and Prophecy", in M. H. Floyd – R. D. Haak (eds.), Prophets, Prophecy, and Prophetic Texts in Second Temple Judaism (LHB/OTS 427; New York & London: T & T Clark International, 2006) 240-247.

Gray, R., Prophetic Figures in Late Second Temple Jewish Palestine: The Evidence from Josephus (New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993).

Jassen, A. P., Mediating the Divine: Prophecy and Revelation in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Second Temple Judaism (STDJ 68; Leiden: Brill, 2007).

Jassen, A. P., "The Presentation of the Ancient Prophets as Lawgivers at Qumran", JBL 127 (2008) 307-337.

Jassen, A. P., "Prophecy After 'the Prophets': The Dead Sea Scrolls and the History of Prophecy in Judaism", in A. Lange – E. Tov – M. Weigold – B. H. Reynolds(eds.), The Dead Sea Scrolls in Context: Integrating the Dead Sea Scrolls in the Study of Ancient Texts, Languages, and Cultures, Vol. II (VTSup 140/2; Leiden: Brill, 2011) 577-593.

Jassen, A. P., "The Prophets in the Dead Sea Scrolls", in C. J. Sharp (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Prophets (Oxford Handbooks; Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2016) 353-372.

Monti, L., "L'esegesi variegata di testi profetici a Qumran come espressione di un vincolo di subordinazione", in G. L. Prato (ed.), Scritti qumranici e scritture autorevoli: la gestazione del testo biblico a Qumran. Atti del XVI Convegno di Studi Veterotestamentari (Ariccia, 7–9 settembre 2009) (Ricerche storico-bibliche, 23/1; Bologna: Edizioni Dehoniane, 2011) 75-89.

Nagy, V. K., "Die Propheten und die religiösen Gemeinschaften bei Josephus", in V. K. Nagy – L. S. Egeresi (eds.), Propheten der Epochen – Prophets during the Epochs: Festschrift für István Karasszon zum 60. Geburtstag – Studies in Honour of István Karasszon for his 60th Birthday (AOAT 426; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2015) 233-250.

Neusner, J., Rabbinic Theology and Israelite Prophecy: Primacy of the Torah, Narrative of the World to Come, Doctrine of Repentance and Atonement, and the Systematization of Theology in the Rabbis' Reading of the Prophets (Studies in Judaism; Lanham MD: University Press of America, 2008).

Neusner, J., The Rabbis and the Prophets (Studies in Judaism; Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2011).

Nissinen, M., "Pesharim as Divination. Qumran Exegesis, Omen Interpretation and Literary Prophecy", in K. De Troyer – A. Lange (eds.), Prophecy After the Prophets? The Contribution of the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Understanding of Biblical and Extra-Biblical Prophecy (CBET 52; Leuven: Peeters, 2009) 43-60.

Nissinen, M., "Oracles at Qumran? Traces of Inspired Speakers in the Dead Sea Scrolls", in M. S. Pajunen – H. Tervanotko (eds.), Crossing Imaginary Boundaries: The Dead Sea Scrolls in the Context of Second Temple Judaism (Publications of the Finnish Exegetical Society, 108; Helsinki: The Finnish Exegetical Society, 2015) 165-181.

Sievers, J., "Michea figlio di Imla e la profezia in Flavio Giuseppe", in G. L. Prato (ed.), La profezia apologetica di epoca persiana ed ellenistica. La manipolazione divinatoria del passato a giustificazione del presente. Atti del X Convegno di Studi Veterotestamentari (Rocca di Papa, 8-10 Settembre 1997) (Ricerche storico-bibliche 11/1; Bologna: Edizioni Dehoniane, 1999) 97-105.

Stemberger, G., "Propheten und Prophetie in der Tradition des nachbiblischen Judentums", JBTh 14 (1999) 145-174.

Troyer, K. De – A. Lange (eds.), Prophecy After the Prophets? The Contribution of the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Understanding of Biblical and Extra-Biblical Prophecy (CBET 52; Leuven: Peeters, 2009).

II.    Biblical prophecy in the Qur’ān

Chéno, R., "Prophétie biblique et prophétie coranique", NRT 132 (2010) 434-447.

Cragg, K., The Weight in the Word. Prophethood: Biblical and Quranic (Brighton & Portland, OR: Sussex Academic Press, 1999).

Ipgrave, M. (ed.), Bearing the Word: Prophecy in Biblical and Qur’ānic Perspective. A Record of the Third "Building Bridges" Seminar Held at Georgetown University, Washington DC, 30 March – 1 April 2004 (London: Church House Publishing, 2005).

Reeves, J. C. (ed.), Bible and Qur’ân: Essays in Scriptural Intertextuality (SBLSymS 24; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2003).

Tottoli, R., I profeti biblici nella tradizione islamica (Studi biblici, 121; Brescia: Paideia, 1999); = Biblical Prophets in the Qur’ān and Muslim Literature (Curzon Studies in the Qur’ān; Richmond, Surrey: Curzon, 2002). [Following the acquisition of Curzon by the Taylor and Francis group, who also own the imprint Routledge, the work appeared under the same title in the series first called RoutledgeCurzon Studies in the Qur’ān, and then called Routledge Studies in the Qur’ān (London: Routledge).]

Wheeler, B. M. (ed. & trans.), Prophets in the Quran: An Introduction to the Quran and Muslim Exegesis (Comparative Islamic Studies; New York: Continuum, 2002).