Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



The Book of the Twelve Prophets as a Whole


The bibliography includes only those works that deal with the Twelve Prophets as a whole or, at least, that discuss the relations between several books in the Twelve. It is divided into six sections as follows:

I.    History of research and general presentations

Albrecht, F., "Das Zwölfprophetenbuch und seine Rezeption im frühen Christentum am Beispiel Justins des Märtyrers", in J. de Vries and M. Karrer (eds.), Textual History and the Reception of Scripture in Early Christianity: Textgeschichte und Schriftrezeption im frühen Christentum (SBLSCS 60; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013) 349-357.

Boda, M. J., "Majoring on the Minors: Recent Research on Haggai and Zechariah", CBR 2.1 (Oct. 2003) 33-68.

Jeremias, J., "Neuere Tendenzen der Forschung an den Kleinen Propheten", in F. García Martínez – E. Noort (eds.), Perspectives in the Study of the Old Testament and Early Judaism: A Symposium in Honour of Adam S. van der Woude on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday (VTSup 73; Leiden: Brill, 1998) 122-136.

Jones, B. A., "The Seventh-Century Prophets in Twenty-First Century Research", CBR 14.2 (Feb. 2016) 129-175. [the survey focuses on the books of Nah, Hab, Zeph]

Kessler, R., "The Twelve: Structure, Themes, and Contested Issues", in C. J. Sharp (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Prophets (Oxford Handbooks; Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2016) 207-223.

Macchi, J.-D., "Les Douze Petits Prophètes", in T. Römer – J.-D. Macchi – C. Nihan (eds.), Introduction à l'Ancien Testament. Seconde édition entièrement révisée et substantiellement augmentée (Le Monde de la Bible, 49; Genève: Labor et Fides, 2009) 459-463. For translations (Italian and Spanish) of the first French edition of 2004, and for the German translation of the second edition see here.

Redditt, P. L., "Recent Research on the Book of the Twelve as One Book", CR:BS 9 (2001) 47-80. [covers a wider range of authors and questions than the following title]

Redditt, P. L., "The Formation of the Book of the Twelve: A Review of Research", in Society of Biblical Literature 2001 Seminar Papers (SBLSP 40; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2001) 58-80; for an expanded version with the same title see his essay in P. L. Redditt – A. Schart (eds.), Thematic Threads in the Book of the Twelve (BZAW 325; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003) 1-26. [this essay for the most part limits itself to the research carried out by members of the SBL "Book of the Twelve" Seminar]

Scaiola, D., "Il libro dei Dodici Profeti minori nell'esegesi contemporanea. Status quaestionis", RivB 48 (2000) 319-334.

Scaiola, D., "I Dodici Profeti Minori: problemi di metodo e di interpretazione", RivB 54 (2006) 65-75.

Schart, A., "Zur Redaktionsgeschichte des Zwölfprophetenbuches", VF 43 (1998) 13-33.

Schart, A., "Redactional Models: Comparisons, Contrasts, Agreements, Disagreements", Society of Biblical Literature 1998 Seminar Papers (SBLSP 37: Atlanta, GA: SBL, 1998) 893-908 [a slightly altered version of his VF 1998 art. above]; = "Reconstructing the Redaction History of the Twelve Prophets: Problems and Models", in J. D. Nogalski – M. A. Sweeney (eds.), Reading and Hearing the Book of the Twelve (SBLSymS 15; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000) 34-48.

Sweeney, M. A., "Introduction", in his The Twelve Prophets, Volume 1: Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah (Berit Olam; Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press / Michael Glazier, 2000) xv-xxxix.

Sweeney, M. A., "Twelve, book of the", in M. J. Boda – J. G. McConville (eds.), Dictionary of the Old Testament: Prophets (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2012) 788-806.

Willi-Plein, I., "Das Zwölfprophetenbuch", TRu 64 (1999) 351-395.

Zenger, E., "Das Zwölfprophetenbuch als Ganzes", in E. Zenger – C. Frevel, et al., Einleitung in das Alte Testament. 9., aktualisierte Auflage, herausgegeben von Christian Frevel (Kohlhammer-Studienbücher Theologie, 1,1; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2016) 630-635. For the Italian translation (from the 8th German edition) see here.

II.    Text-criticism of the book of the Twelve

Brooke, G. J., "The Twelve Minor Prophets and the Dead Sea Scrolls", in A. Lemaire (ed.), Congress Volume Leiden 2004 (VTSup 109; Leiden: Brill, 2006) 19-43.

Dines, J. M., "The Minor Prophets", in J. K. Aitken (ed.), The T&T Clark Companion to the Septuagint (Bloomsbury Companions; London and New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015) 438-455.

Dogniez, C., "Dodekapropheton – Überblick", in S. Kreuzer (ed.), Einleitung in die Septuaginta (Handbuch zur Septuaginta – Handbook of the Septuagint [LXX.H], 1; Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2016) 461-473.

Fuller, R. E., "The Form and Formation of the Book of the Twelve: The Evidence from the Judean Desert", in J. W. Watts – P. R. House (eds.), Forming Prophetic Literature: Essays on Isaiah and the Twelve in Honor of John D. W. Watts (JSOTSup 235; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1996) 86-101.

Fuller, R. E., "Textual Issues for an Edition of the Minor Prophets", in A. Piquer Otero – P. A. Torijano Morales (eds.), The Text of the Hebrew Bible and Its Editions: Studies in Celebration of the Fifth Centennial of the Complutensian Polyglot (Supplements to the Textual History of the Bible, 1; Leiden: Brill, 2016) 413-427.

García Martínez, F., "The Text of the XII Prophets at Qumran", OTE 17 (2004) 103-119.

Gelston, A. (ed.), The Twelve Minor Prophets (BHQ 13; Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 2010).

Glenny, E. W., "Translation Technique in the Minor Prophets", in W. Kraus – M. N. van der Meer – M. Meiser (eds.), XV Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies: Munich, 2013 (SBLSCS 64; Atlanta, GA: SBL Press, 2016) 379-392.

Harrison, C. R., Jr., "The Unity of the Minor Prophets in the Septuagint", Bulletin of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies 21 (1988) 55-72.

Kreuzer, S., "Ursprüngliche Septuaginta (Old Greek) and hebraisierende Bearbeitung. Die Entwicklung der Septuaginta in ihrer Bedeutung für die Zitate and Anspielungen im Neuen Testament, untersucht anhand der Zitate aus dem Dodekapropheton", in J. Elschenbroich – J. de Vries (eds.), Worte der Weissagung. Studien zur Septuaginta und Johannesoffenbarung (Arbeiten zur Bibel und ihrer Geschichte, 47; Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 2014) 17-55. Abbreviated English version: "The Place and Text-Critical Value of the New Testament Quotations from Dodekapropheton in the Textual History of the Septuagint", in S. Kreuzer, The Bible in Greek: Translation, Transmission, and Theology of the Septuagint (SBLSCS 63; Atlanta, GA: SBL Press, 2015) 233-252.

Lange, A., "4QXIIg (4Q82) as an Editorial Text", Textus 26 (2016) 87-119. [the article can be downloaded here].

Rizzi, G., "Orientamenti della critica testuale sui 'Profeti Minori'", Euntes docete 65 (2012) 107-156.

Steck, O. H., "Zur Abfolge Maleachi – Jona in 4Q76 (4QXIIa)", ZAW 108 (1996) 249-253.

Theocharous, M., Lexical Dependence and Intertextual Allusion in the Septuagint of the Twelve Prophets: Studies in Hosea, Amos and Micah (LHB/OTS 570; London – New York: T & T Clark, 2012).

Walter, D. M. – G. Greenberg (trans.), The Syriac Peshiṭta Bible with English Translation. The Twelve Prophets. Text prepared by G. A. Kiraz and J. Bali (Surath Kthob – The Antioch Bible; Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias, 2012).

III.    Collections of essays on the Twelve

Albertz, R. – J. D. Nogalski – J. Wöhrle (eds.), Perspectives on the Formation of the Book of the Twelve: Methodological Foundations – Redactional Processes – Historical Insights (BZAW 433; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2012).

Ben Zvi, E. – J. D. Nogalski, Two Sides of a Coin: Juxtaposing Views on Interpreting the Book of the Twelve / the Twelve Prophetic Books. With an introduction by Th. Römer (Analecta Gorgiana, 201; Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias, 2009).

Boda, M. J. – M. H. Floyd – C. M. Toffelmire (eds.), The Book of the Twelve and the New Form Criticism (ANEM 10; Atlanta, GA: SBL Press & Centro de Estudios de Historia del Antiguo Oriente [Universidad Católica Argentina, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Políticas y de la Comunicación], 2015). The book can be freely downloaded here.

Di Pede, E. – D. Scaiola (eds.), The Book of the Twelve: One Book or Many? Metz Conference Proceedings, 5-7 November 2015 (FAT II/91; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016).

Nogalski, J. D. – M. A. Sweeney (eds.), Reading and Hearing the Book of the Twelve (SBLSymS 15; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2000). [papers delivered at SBL seminars and/or meetings in 1997 and 1998]

Redditt, P. L. – A. Schart (eds.), Thematic Threads in the Book of the Twelve (BZAW 325; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003). [papers delivered at SBL seminars in the years 1999-2002]

Schart, A. – J. Krispenz (eds.), Die Stadt im Zwölfprophetenbuch (BZAW 428; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2012).

Tiemeyer, L.-S. (ed.), Priests and Cults in the Book of the Twelve (ANEM 14; Atlanta, GA: SBL Press & Centro de Estudios de Historia del Antiguo Oriente [Universidad Católica Argentina, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Políticas y de la Comunicación], 2016). The book can be freely downloaded here.

Watts, J. W. – P. R. House (eds.), Forming Prophetic Literature: Essays on Isaiah and the Twelve in Honor of John D. W. Watts (JSOTSup 235; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1996). [pp. 85-302 present the papers read in SBL Seminars on the Book of the Twelve in 1994 and 1995]

IV.    Monographs

Beck, M., Der "Tag YHWH's" im Dodekapropheton. Studien im Spannungsfeld von Traditions- und Redaktionsgeschichte (BZAW 356; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2005).

Bosshard-Nepustil, E., Rezeption von Jesaia 1-39 im Zwölfprophetenbuch. Untersuchungen zur literarischen Verbindung von Prophetenbüchern in babylonischer und persischer Zeit (OBO 154; Freiburg, Schweiz: Universitätsverlag; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1997).

Conrad, E. W., Reading the Latter Prophets: Toward a New Canonical Criticism (JSOTSup 376; London: T & T Clark International, 2003).

Haes, F. de, Le rouleau des Douze: prophètes d'Israël et de Juda (Le livre et le rouleau, 39; Bruxelles: Lessius, 2012).

Hagedorn, A. C., Die Anderen im Spiegel: Israels Auseinandersetzung mit den Völkern in den Büchern Nahum, Zefanja, Obadja und Joel (BZAW 414; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2011).

House, P. R., The Unity of the Twelve (JSOTSup 97 / Bible and Literature Series, 27; Sheffield: Almond Press, 1990).

Jones, B. A., The Formation of the Book of the Twelve: A Study in Text and Canon (SBLDS 149; Atlanta, GA: Scholars, 1995).

Kealy, S. P., An Interpretation of the Twelve Minor Prophets of the Hebrew Bible: The Emergence of Eschatology as a Theological Theme (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 2009).

LeCureux, J. T., The Thematic Unity of the Book of the Twelve (Hebrew Bible Monographs, 41; Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2012).

Nogalski, J. D., Literary Precursors to the Book of the Twelve (BZAW 217; Berlin: de Gruyter, 1993).

Nogalski, J. D., Redactional Processes in the Book of the Twelve (BZAW 218; Berlin: de Gruyter, 1993).

Roth, M., Israel und die Völker im Zwölfprophetenbuch. Eine Untersuchung zu den Büchern Joel, Jona, Micha und Nahum (FRLANT 210; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2005).

Scaiola, D., I Dodici Profeti: perché "Minori"? Esegesi e teologia (Collana biblica; Bologna: Edizioni Dehoniane, 2011).

Scandroglio, M., Gioele e Amos in dialogo: inserzioni redazionali di collegamento e aperture interpretative (AnBib 193; Roma: Gregorian & Biblical Press, 2011).

Schart, A., Die Entstehung des Zwölfprophetenbuchs: Neubearbeitungen von Amos im Rahmen schriftenübergreifender Redaktionsprozesse (BZAW 260; Berlin: de Gruyter, 1998).

Schwesig, P.-G., Die Rolle der Tag-JHWHs-Dichtungen im Dodekapropheton (BZAW 366; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2006).

Scoralick, R., Gottes Güte und Gottes Zorn. Die Gottesprädikationen in Exodus 34,6F und ihre intertextuellen Beziehungen zum Zwölfprophetenbuch (HBS 33; Freiburg: Herder, 2002).

Timmer, D., The Non-Israelite Nations in the Book of the Twelve: Thematic Coherence and the Diachronic-Synchronic Relationship in the Minor Prophets (Biblical Interpretation Series, 135; Leiden: Brill, 2015).

Wöhrle, J., Die frühen Sammlungen des Zwölfprophetenbuches: Entstehung und Komposition (BZAW 360; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2006).

Wöhrle, J., Der Abschluss des Zwölfprophetenbuches. Buchübergreifende Redaktionsprozesse in den späten Sammlungen (BZAW 389; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2008).

Zapff, B. M., Redaktionsgeschichtliche Studien zum Michabuch im Kontext des Dodekapropheton (BZAW 256; Berlin: de Gruyter, 1997).

V.    Articles

Albertz, R., Die Exilszeit 6. Jahrhundert v. Chr. (Biblische Enzyklopädie, 7; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2001) 164-185 ["Das Vier-Propheten-Buch (Hosea, Amos, Micha, Zephanja)"] and 185-191 ["Das Habakukbuch"]; = Israel in Exile: The History and Literature of the Sixth Century B.C.E. (SBL Studies in Biblical Literature, 3 / SBL Biblical Encyclopedia, 5; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2003); = Israele in esilio: storia e letteratura nel VI secolo a.C. (ISBS 42; Brescia: Paideia, 2009).

Albertz, R., "Exile as Purification: Reconstructing the Book of the Four (Hosea, Amos, Micah, Zephaniah)", Society of Biblical Literature 2002 Seminar Papers (SBLSP 41; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2002) 213-233; = "Exile as Purification. Reconstructing the 'Book of the Four'", in P. L. Redditt – A. Schart (eds.), Thematic Threads in the Book of the Twelve (BZAW 325; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003) 232-251.

Albertz, R., "The History of Judah and Samaria in the Late Persian and Hellenistic Periods as a Possible Background of the Later Editions of the Book of the Twelve", in R. Albertz – J. D. Nogalski – J. Wöhrle (eds.), Perspectives on the Formation of the Book of the Twelve: Methodological Foundations – Redactional Processes – Historical Insights (BZAW 433; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2012) 303-318.

Barton, J., "The Canonical Meaning of the Book of the Twelve", in J. Barton – D. J. Reimer (eds.), After the Exile: Essays in Honour of Rex Mason (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1996) 59-73. 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) 19-29.

Barton, J., "The Day of Yahweh in the Minor Prophets", in C. McCarthy – J. F. Healey (eds.), Biblical and Near Eastern Essays. Studies in Honour of Kevin J. Cathcart (JSOTSup 375; London: T & T Clark, 2004) 68-79. 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) 279-288.

Baumann, G., "Connected by Marriage, Adultery, and Violence: The Prophetic Marriage Metaphor in the Book of the Twelve and in the Major Prophets", Society of Biblical Literature 1999 Seminar Papers (SBLSP 38; Atlanta, GA: Scholars, 1999) 552-569.

Baumann, G., "Die prophetische Ehemetaphorik und die Bewertung der Prophetie im Zwölfprophetenbuch. Eine synchrone und diachrone Rekonstruktion zweier thematischer Fäden", in P. L. Redditt – A. Schart (eds.), Thematic Threads in the Book of the Twelve (BZAW 325; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003) 214-231.

Beck, M., "Der Tag JHWHs: ein Schlüsselbild für das Zwölfprophetenbuch", BK 68 (2013) 25-31.

Ben Zvi, E., "Twelve Prophetic Books or 'The Twelve': A Few Preliminary Considerations", in J. W. Watts – P. R. House (eds.), Forming Prophetic Literature: Essays on Isaiah and the Twelve in Honor of John D. W. Watts (JSOTSup 235; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1996) 125-156.

Ben Zvi, E., "A Deuteronomistic Redaction In/Among 'The Twelve'? A Contribution from the Standpoint of the Books of Micah, Zephaniah and Obadiah", Society of Biblical Literature 1997 Seminar Papers (SBLSP 36; Atlanta, GA: Scholars, 1997) 433-459; = [same title], in L. S. Schearing – S. L. McKenzie (eds.), Those Elusive Deuteronomists. The Phenomenon of Pan-Deuteronomism (JSOTSup 268; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999) 232-261.

Ben Zvi, E., "Is the Twelve Hypothesis Likely from an Ancient Reader's Perspective?", in E. Ben Zvi – J. D. Nogalski, Two Sides of a Coin: Juxtaposing Views on Interpreting the Book of the Twelve / the Twelve Prophetic Books. With an introduction by Th. Römer (Analecta Gorgiana, 201; Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias, 2009) 47-96.

Ben Zvi, E., "L'hypothèse d'un Livre des Douze est-elle possible du point de vue des lecteurs anciens?" 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) 387-423. [see his 2009 article in English above]

Biberger, B., "Umkehr als Leitthema im Zwölfprophetenbuch", ZAW 123 (2011) 565-579.

Boda, M. J., "Babylon in the Book of the Twelve", HeBAI 3 (2014) 225-248.

Boda, M. J., "A Deafening Call to Silence: The Rhetorical 'End' of Human Address to the Deity in the Book of the Twelve", in M. J. Boda – M. H. Floyd – C. M. Toffelmire (eds.), The Book of the Twelve and the New Form Criticism (ANEM 10; Atlanta, GA: SBL Press & Centro de Estudios de Historia del Antiguo Oriente [Universidad Católica Argentina, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Políticas y de la Comunicación], 2015) 183-204. The book can be freely downloaded here.

Bosshard, E., "Beobachtungen zum Zwölfprophetenbuch", BN 40 (1987) 30-62.

Bosshard, E. – R. G. Kratz, "Maleachi im Zwölfprophetenbuch", BN 52 (1990) 27-46.

Coggins, R. J., "The Minor Prophets – One Book or Twelve?", in S. E. Porter – P. J. Joyce – D. E. Orton (eds.), Crossing the Boundaries. Essays in Biblical Interpretation in Honour of Michael D. Goulder (Biblical Interpretation Series, 8; Leiden: Brill, 1994) 57-68.

Conrad, E. W., "Reading Isaiah and the Twelve as Prophetic Books", in C. C. Broyles – C. A. Evans (eds.), Writing and Reading the Scroll of Isaiah: Studies of an Interpretive Tradition (VTSup 70/1; Formation and Interpretation of Old Testament Literature 1,1; Leiden: Brill, 1997) 3-17.

Conrad, E. W., "Forming the Twelve and Forming Canon", in Society of Biblical Literature 2002 Seminar Papers (SBLSP 41; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2002) 234-247; = [same title], in P. L. Redditt – A. Schart (eds.), Thematic Threads in the Book of the Twelve (BZAW 325; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003) 90-103.

Conroy, C., "Jonah and Nahum in the Book of the Twelve: Who Has the Last Word?", PIBA 32 (2009) 1-23.

Cuffey, K. H., "Remnant, Redactor, and Biblical Theologian: A Comparative Study of Coherence in Micah and the Twelve", in J. D. Nogalski – M. A. Sweeney (eds.), Reading and Hearing the Book of the Twelve (SBLSymS 15; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2000) 185-208.

Curtis, B. G., "The Daughter of Zion Oracles and the Appendices to Malachi: Evidence on the Latter Redactors and Redactions of the Book of the Twelve", Society of Biblical Literature 1998 Seminar Papers (SBLSP 37; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 1998) 872-892; later version entitled "The Zion-Daughter Oracles: Evidence on the Identity and Ideology of the Late Redactors of the Book of the Twelve", in J. D. Nogalski – M. A. Sweeney (eds.), Reading and Hearing the Book of the Twelve (SBLSymS 15; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2000) 166-184.

Decorzant, A., "Priesterliches Leben unter prophetischem Blick. Das Priestertum aus der kritischen Sicht des Zwölfprophetenbuches", in D. Markl – C. Paganini – S. Paganini (eds.), Gottes Wort im Menschenwort: Festschrift für Georg Fischer SJ zum 60. Geburtstage (ÖBS 43; Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2014) 183-198.

Dempsey, C. J., "Harrowing Woes and Comforting Promises in the Book of the Twelve", in M. J. Boda – M. H. Floyd – C. M. Toffelmire (eds.), The Book of the Twelve and the New Form Criticism (ANEM 10; Atlanta, GA: SBL Press & Centro de Estudios de Historia del Antiguo Oriente [Universidad Católica Argentina, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Políticas y de la Comunicación], 2015) 97-117. The book can be freely downloaded here.

Dines, J. M., "Verbal and Thematic Links between the Books of the Twelve in Greek and their Relevance to the Differing Manuscript Sequences", in R. Albertz – J. D. Nogalski – J. Wöhrle (eds.), Perspectives on the Formation of the Book of the Twelve: Methodological Foundations – Redactional Processes – Historical Insights (BZAW 433; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2012) 355-370.

Dogniez, C., "Volonté et motif: les intentions du traducteur des Douze Petits Prophètes", in S. Kreuzer – M. Meiser – M. Sigismund (eds.), Die Septuaginta – Orte und Intentionen. 5. Internationale Fachtagung veranstaltet von Septuaginta Deutsch (LXX.D), Wuppertal 24.-27. Juli 2014 (WUNT 361; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016) 629-644.

Edelman, D. V., "Jonah Among the Twelve in the MT: The Triumph of Torah over Prophecy", in D. V. Edelman – E. Ben Zvi (eds.), The Production of Prophecy: Constructing Prophecy and Prophets in Yehud (BibleWorld; London: Equinox, 2009) 150-167.

Ego, B., "The Repentance of Nineveh in the Story of Jonah and Nahum's Prophecy of the City's Destruction. Aggadic Solutions for an Exegetical Problem in the Book of the Twelve", Society of Biblical Literature 2000 Seminar Papers (SBLSP 39; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2000) 243-253; later version entitled "The Repentance of Nineveh in the Story of Jonah and Nahum's Prophecy of the City's Destruction: A Coherent Reading of the Book of the Twelve as Reflected in the Aggada", in P. L. Redditt – A. Schart (eds.), Thematic Threads in the Book of the Twelve (BZAW 325; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003) 155-164.

Everson, J. A., "The Canonical Location of Habakkuk", in P. L. Redditt – A. Schart (eds.), Thematic Threads in the Book of the Twelve (BZAW 325; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003) 165-174.

Gerstenberger, E. S., "Twelve (and More) Anonyms: A Biblical Book without Authors", in M. J. Boda – M. H. Floyd – C. M. Toffelmire (eds.), The Book of the Twelve and the New Form Criticism (ANEM 10; Atlanta, GA: SBL Press & Centro de Estudios de Historia del Antiguo Oriente [Universidad Católica Argentina, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Políticas y de la Comunicación], 2015) 119-136. The book can be freely downloaded here.

Gignilliat, M. S., "Who is a God like You? Refracting the One God in Jonah, Micah and Nahum", in N. MacDonald – K. Brown (eds.), Monotheism in Late Prophetic and Early Apocalyptic Literature. Studies of the Sofja Kovalevskaja Research Group on Early Jewish Monotheism, Vol. III (FAT II/72; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014) 57-72.

Gonzalez, H., "Quelle unité à la fin des Douze prophètes? Les jugements divins en Zacharie 14 et Malachie", ZAW 129 (2017) 59-83.

Hadjiev, T. S., "Zephaniah and the 'Book of the Twelve' Hypothesis", 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) 325-338.

Hagedorn, A. C. – S. Tzoref, "Attitudes to Gentiles in the Minor Prophets and in Corresponding Pesharim", DSD 20 (2013) 472-509.

Hagedorn, A. C., "Die Perser im Zwölfprophetenbuch", ZAW 127 (2015) 587-606.

House, P. R., "The Character of God in the Book of the Twelve", Society of Biblical Literature 1998 Seminar Papers (SBLSP 37; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 1998) 831-849; = [same title], in J. D. Nogalski – M. A. Sweeney (eds.), Reading and Hearing the Book of the Twelve (SBLSymS 15; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2000) 125-145.

House, P. R., "Endings as New Beginnings: Returning to the Lord, the Day of the Lord, and Renewal in the Book of the Twelve", in Society of Biblical Literature Seminar Papers 2002 (SBLSP 41; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2002) 258-284; = [same title], in P. L. Redditt – A. Schart (eds.), Thematic Threads in the Book of the Twelve (BZAW 325; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003) 313-338.

Hwang, J., "'My Name Will Be Great among the Nations': The Missio Dei in the Book of the Twelve", TynBul 65 (2014) 161-180.

Jeremias, J., "Die Anfänge des Dodekapropheton: Hosea und Amos", in J. A. Emerton (ed.), Congress Volume. Paris 1992 (VTSup 41; Leiden: Brill, 1995) 87-106. Reprinted [same title] in J. Jeremias, Hosea und Amos. Studien zu den Anfängen des Dodekapropheton (FAT 13; Tübingen: Mohr, 1996) 34-54 .

Jeremias, J., "The Function of the Book of Joel for Reading the Twelve", in R. Albertz – J. D. Nogalski – J. Wöhrle (eds.), Perspectives on the Formation of the Book of the Twelve: Methodological Foundations – Redactional Processes – Historical Insights (BZAW 433; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2012) 77-87.

Karasszon, I., "Reuse of Prophecy in the Book of the Twelve Minor Prophets. Rewriting and Canonization", in J. Zsengellér (ed.), Rewritten Bible After Fifty Years: Texts, Terms, or Techniques? A Last Dialogue with Geza Vermes (JSJSup 166; Leiden: Brill, 2014) 157-166.

Kelly, J. R., "Joel, Jonah, and the Yhwh Creed: Determining the Trajectory of the Literary Influence", JBL 132 (2013) 805-826.

Kessler, R., "Das Buch Micha als Mitte des Zwölfprophetenbuchs. Einzeltext, redaktionelle Intention und kontextuelle Lektüre", in E. Zenger (ed.), "Wort JHWHs, das geschah.." (Hos 1,1). Studien zum Zwölfprophetenbuch (HBS 35; Freiburg: Herder, 2002) 139-148; = [same title], in R. Kessler, Gotteserdung: Beiträge zur Hermeneutik und Exegese der Hebräischen Bibel (BWANT 170; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2006) 129-136.

Kessler, R., "Nahum-Habakuk als Zweiprophetenschrift", in E. Zenger (ed.), "Wort JHWHs, das geschah.." (Hos 1,1). Studien zum Zwölfprophetenbuch (HBS 35; Freiburg: Herder, 2002) 149-158; = [same title], in R. Kessler, Gotteserdung: Beiträge zur Hermeneutik und Exegese der Hebräischen Bibel (BWANT 170; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2006) 137-145.

Ko, G., "The Ordering of the Twelve as Israel's Historiography", in M. J. Boda – L. M. Wray Beal (eds.), Prophets, Prophecy, and Ancient Israelite Historiography (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013) 315-332.

Kratz, R. G., "Hosea und Amos im Zwölfprophetenbuch", in R. G. Kratz, Prophetenstudien. Kleine Schriften II (FAT 74; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011) 275-286.

Küng, R., "Eclairages sur la question des XII à partir du livre de Sophonie", 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) 424-434.

Lessing, R. R., "Amos's Earthquake in the Book of the Twelve", Concordia Theological Quarterly 74 (2010) 243-259.

Leuchter, M., "Another Look at the Hosea/Malachi Framework in The Twelve", VT 64 (2014) 249-265.

Levin, C., "Das »Vierprophetenbuch«: ein exegetischer Nachruf", ZAW 123 (2011) 221-235. Reprinted [same title] in C. Levin, Verheißung und Rechtfertigung. Gesammelte Studien zum Alten Testament, II (BZAW 431; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2013) 260-275.

Macchi, J.-D., "Le thème du 'jour de Yhwh' dans les XII petits prophètes", in J. Vermeylen (ed.), Les prophètes de la Bible et la fin des temps: XXIIIe congrès de l'Association catholique française pour l'étude de la Bible (Lille, 24-27 août 2009) (LD 240; Paris: Cerf, 2010) 147-181.

Morgan, D. M., "Ezekiel and the Twelve: Similar Concerns as an Indication of a Shared Tradition?", BBR 20 (2010) 377-396.

Morgan, D. M., "Land and Temple as Structural and Thematic Marks of Coherence for the Hebrew Edition of the Book of the Twelve", BN 145 (2010) 37–55.

Nogalski, J. D., "Intertextuality in the Twelve", in J. W. Watts – P. R. House (eds.), Forming Prophetic Literature: Essays on Isaiah and the Twelve in Honor of John D. W. Watts (JSOTSup 235; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1996) 102-124.

Nogalski, J. D., "The Day(s) of YHWH in the Book of the Twelve", Society of Biblical Literature 1999 Seminar Papers (SBLSP 38; Atlanta, GA: Scholars, 1999) 617-642; later version with same title, in P. L. Redditt – A. Schart (eds.), Thematic Threads in the Book of the Twelve (BZAW 325; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003) 192-213.

Nogalski, J. D., "Joel as 'Literary Anchor' for the Book of the Twelve", in J. D. Nogalski – M. A. Sweeney (eds.), Reading and Hearing the Book of the Twelve (SBLSymS 15; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2000) 91-109.

Nogalski, J. D., "Zephaniah 3: A Redactional Text for a Developing Corpus", in R. G. Kratz – T. Krüger – K. Schmid (eds.), Schriftauslegung in der Schrift. Festschrift für Odil Hannes Steck zu seinem 65. Geburtstag (BZAW 300; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2000) 207-218.

Nogalski, J. D., "One Book and Twelve Books: The Nature of the Redactional Work and the Implications of Cultic Source Material in the Book of the Twelve", in E. Ben Zvi – J. D. Nogalski, Two Sides of a Coin: Juxtaposing Views on Interpreting the Book of the Twelve / the Twelve Prophetic Books. With an introduction by Th. Römer (Analecta Gorgiana, 201; Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias, 2009) 11-46.

Nogalski, J. D., "Un et douze livres: la nature du processus rédactionnel et les implications de la présence de matériau cultuel dans le Livre des XII Petits Prophètes", 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) 361-386. [see his 2009 article in English above]

Nogalski, J. D., "These Seventy Years: Intertextual Observations and Postulations on Jeremiah and the Twelve", in I. D. Wilson – D. V. Edelman (eds.), History, Memory, Hebrew Scriptures: A Festschrift for Ehud Ben Zvi (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2015) 247-258.

Nogalski, J. D., "Where Are the Prophets in the Book of the Twelve?", in M. J. Boda – M. H. Fl oyd – C. M. Toffelmire (eds.), The Book of the Twelve and the New Form Criticism (ANEM 10; Atlanta, GA: SBL Press & Centro de Estudios de Historia del Antiguo Oriente [Universidad Católica Argentina, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Políticas y de la Comunicación], 2015) 163-182. The book can be freely downloaded here.

Pajunen, M. S. – H. van Weissenberg, "The Book of Malachi, Manuscript 4Q76 (4QXIIa), and the Formation of the 'Book of the Twelve'", JBL 134 (2015) 731-751.

Petersen, D. L., "A Book of the Twelve?", in J. D. Nogalski – M. A. Sweeney (eds.), Reading and Hearing the Book of the Twelve (SBLSymS 15; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2000) 3-10.

Petersen, D. L., "Israel and the Nations in the Later Latter Prophets", in L. L. Grabbe – M. Nissinen (eds.), Constructs of Prophecy in the Former and Latter Prophets and Other Texts (ANEM 4; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011) 157-164. The volume can be downloaded here.

Petterson, A. R., "The Shape of the Davidic Hope across the Book of the Twelve", JSOT 35.2 (Dec. 2010) 225-246.

Redditt, P. L., "Zechariah 9-14, Malachi, and the Redaction of the Book of the Twelve", in J. W. Watts – P. R. House (eds.), Forming Prophetic Literature: Essays on Isaiah and the Twelve in Honor of John D. W. Watts (JSOTSup 235; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1996) 245-268.

Redditt, P. L., "Zechariah 9-14. The Capstone of the Book of the Twelve", in M. J. Boda – M. H. Floyd (eds.), Bringing Out the Treasure. Inner Biblical Allusion in Zechariah 9-14 (JSOTSup 370; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2003) 305-332.

Rendtorff, R., "How to Read the Book of the Twelve as a Theological Unity", Society of Biblical Literature 1997 Seminar Papers (SBLSP 36; Atlanta, GA: Scholars, 1997) 420-432; = [same title], in J. D. Nogalski – M. A. Sweeney (eds.), Reading and Hearing the Book of the Twelve (SBLSymS 15; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2000) 75-87; = [same English title], in R. Rendtorff, Der Text in seiner Endgestalt. Schritte auf dem Weg zu einer Theologie des Alten Testaments (Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 2001) 139-151.

Rendtorff, R., "Alas for the Day! The 'Day of the Lord' in the Book of the Twelve", in T. Linafelt – T. K. Beal (eds.), God in the Fray: A Tribute to Walter Brueggemann (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1998) 186-197; = [same English title], in R. Rendtorff, Der Text in seiner Endgestalt. Schritte auf dem Weg zu einer Theologie des Alten Testaments (Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 2001) 253-264.

Rendtorff, R., "Der 'Tag Jhwhs' im Zwölfprophetenbuch", in E. Zenger (ed.), "Wort JHWHs, das geschah.." (Hos 1,1). Studien zum Zwölfprophetenbuch (HBS 35; Freiburg: Herder, 2002) 1-11. [this is a "bearbeitete deutsche Fassung" (1 n.1) of the English essay in the Brueggemann Festschrift above]

Schart, A., "Das Zwölfprophetenbuch als redaktioneller Großeinheit", TLZ 133 (2008) 227-246.

Schultz, R. L., "The Ties that Bind: Intertextuality, the Identification of Verbal Parallels, and Reading Strategies in the Book of the Twelve", in P. L. Redditt – A. Schart (eds.), Thematic Threads in the Book of the Twelve (BZAW 325; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003) 27-45.

Schwesig, P.-G., "Sieben Stimmen und ein Chor. Die Tag-Jhwhs-Dichtungen im Zwölfprophetenbuch", 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) 229-240.

Scoralick, R., "'Auch jetzt noch' (Joel 2,12a). Zur Eigenart der Joelschrift und ihrer Funktion im Kontext des Zwölfprophetenbuches", in E. Zenger (ed.), "Wort JHWHs, das geschah.." (Hos 1,1). Studien zum Zwölfprophetenbuch (HBS 35; Freiburg: Herder, 2002) 47-69.

Scoralick, R., "Priester als 'Boten' Gottes (Mal 2,7)? Zum Priester- und Prophetenbild des Zwölfprophetenbuches", 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) 415-430.

Scoralick, R., "The Case of Edom in the Book of the Twelve: Methodological Reflections on Synchronic and Diachronic Analysis", in R. Albertz – J. D. Nogalski – J. Wöhrle (eds.), Perspectives on the Formation of the Book of the Twelve: Methodological Foundations – Redactional Processes – Historical Insights (BZAW 433; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2012) 35-52.

Shepherd, M. B., "Compositional Analysis of the Twelve", ZAW 120 (2008) 184-193.

Stovell, B. M., "'I Will Make Her Like a Desert': Intertextual Allusion and Feminine and Agricultural Metaphors in the Book of the Twelve", in M. J. Boda – M. H. Floyd – C. M. Toffelmire (eds.), The Book of the Twelve and the New Form Criticism (ANEM 10; Atlanta, GA: SBL Press & Centro de Estudios de Historia del Antiguo Oriente [Universidad Católica Argentina, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Políticas y de la Comunicación], 2015) 37-61. The book can be freely downloaded here.

Sweeney, M. A., "The Place and Function of Joel in the Book of the Twelve", in Society of Biblical Literature 1999 Seminar Papers (SBLSP 38; Atlanta, GA: Scholars, 1999) 570-595; later revised version with same title, in P. L. Redditt – A. Schart (eds.), Thematic Threads in the Book of the Twelve (BZAW 325; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003) 133-154; = [same title], in M. A. Sweeney, Form and Intertextuality in Prophetic and Apocalyptic Literature (FAT 45; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2005) 189-209.

Sweeney, M. A., "Sequence and Interpretation in the Book of the Twelve", in J. D. Nogalski – M. A. Sweeney (eds.), Reading and Hearing the Book of the Twelve (SBLSymS 15; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2000) 49-64; = [same title], in his Form and Intertextuality in Prophetic and Apocalyptic Literature (FAT 45; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2005) 175-188.

Sweeney, M. A., "Synchronic and Diachronic Concerns in Reading the Book of the Twelve Prophets", in R. Albertz – J. D. Nogalski – J. Wöhrle (eds.), Perspectives on the Formation of the Book of the Twelve: Methodological Foundations – Redactional Processes – Historical Insights (BZAW 433; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2012) 21-33.

Sweeney, M. A., "Form and Eschatology in the Book of the Twelve Prophets", in M. J. Boda – M. H. Floyd – C. M. Toffelmire (eds.), The Book of the Twelve and the New Form Criticism (ANEM 10; Atlanta, GA: SBL Press & Centro de Estudios de Historia del Antiguo Oriente [Universidad Católica Argentina, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Políticas y de la Comunicación], 2015) 137-161. The book can be freely downloaded here.

Van Leeuwen, R. C., "Scribal Wisdom and Theodicy in the Book of the Twelve", in L. G. Perdue – B. Brandon – W. J. Wiseman (eds.), In Search of Wisdom. Essays in Memory of John G. Gammie (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1993) 31-49.

Watts, J. D. W., "A Frame for the Book of the Twelve: Hosea 1-3 and Malachi", in J. D. Nogalski – M. A. Sweeney (eds.), Reading and Hearing the Book of the Twelve (SBLSymS 15; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2000) 209-217.

Watts, J. D. W., "Superscriptions and Incipits in the Book of the Twelve", in J. D. Nogalski – M. A. Sweeney (eds.), Reading and Hearing the Book of the Twelve (SBLSymS 15; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2000) 110-124.

Wenzel, H., "Die unveränderte Abfolge Obadja – Jona im Zwölfprophetenbuch", in T. Hieke (ed.), Formen des Kanons: Studien zu Ausprägungen des biblischen Kanons von der Antike bis zum 10. Jahrhundert (SBS 228; Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 2013) 184-208.

Wöhrle, J., "No Future for the Proud Exultant Ones: The Exilic Book of the Four Prophets (Hos., Am., Mic., Zeph.) as a Concept Opposed to the Deuteronomistic History", VT 58 (2008) 608-627.

Wöhrle, J., "Joel and the Formation of the Book of the Twelve", BTB 40 (2010) 127-137.

Wöhrle, J., "Israel's Identity and the Threat of the Nations in the Persian Period: Reflections from a Redactional Layer of the Book of the Twelve", in O. Lipschits – G. N. Knoppers – M. Oeming (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Achaemenid Period: Negotiating Identity in an International Context (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2011) 153-172.

Wöhrle, J., "So Many Cross-References! Methodological Reflections on the Problem of Intertextual Relationships and their Significance for Redaction Critical Analysis", in R. Albertz – J. D. Nogalski – J. Wöhrle (eds.), Perspectives on the Formation of the Book of the Twelve: Methodological Foundations – Redactional Processes – Historical Insights (BZAW 433; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2012) 3-20.

Wöhrle, J., "Das Zwölfprophetenbuch: vom einzelnen Buch zur Sammlung", BK 68 (2013) 2-7.

Wöhrle, J., "Jacob, Moses, and Levi – Pentateuchal Figures in the Book of the Twelve", in J. C. Gertz – B. M. Levinson – D. Rom-Shiloni – K. Schmid (eds.), The Formation of the Pentateuch: Bridging the Academic Cultures of Europe, Israel, and North America (FAT I/111; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016) 997-1014.

Wolfe, R. E., "The Editing of the Book of the Twelve", ZAW 53 (1935) 90-129.

Zapff, B. M., "Die Völkerperspektive des Michabuches als 'Systematisierung' der divergierenden Sicht der Völker in den Büchern Joël, Jona und Nahum? Überlegungen zur einer buchübergreifenden Exegese im Dodekapropheton", BN 98 (1999) 86-99; = "The Perspective of the Nations in the Book of Micah as a 'Systematization' of the Nations' Role in Joel, Jonah and Nahum? Reflections on a Context-Oriented Exegesis in the Book of the Twelve", Society of Biblical Literature 1999 Seminar Papers (SBLSP 38; Atlanta, GA: Scholars, 1999) 596-616; = [same title], in P. L. Redditt – A. Schart (eds.), Thematic Threads in the Book of the Twelve (BZAW 325; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003) 293-312.

Zapff, B. M., "The Book of Micah: The Theological Center of the Book of the Twelve?" in R. Albertz – J. D. Nogalski – J. Wöhrle (eds.), Perspectives on the Formation of the Book of the Twelve: Methodological Foundations – Redactional Processes – Historical Insights (BZAW 433; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2012) 129-146.

Zapff, B., "Zwischen Gericht und Heil: Das Zwölfprophetenbuch ist ein Spiegel der alttestamentlichen Theologie", Welt und Umwelt der Bibel 69 (2013/3) 40-45.

VI.    Online resources

Schart, A., "Bibliography on the Book of the Twelve Prophets" here (last update: 2009-02-19).

Schart, A., "Zwölfprophetenbuch", in WiBiLex [article last revised Nov. 2007]. [See the Useful Links page for information about the WiBiLex.]