Leo Perdue Bibliography

Professor of Hebrew Bible, Brite Divinity School

 

Books

Perdue, Leo G. Reconstructing Old Testament Theology: After the Collapse of History. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2005.

———. Proverbs. Louisville: John Knox Press, 2000.

Perdue, Leo G., Joseph Blenkinsopp, John J. Collins, and Carol L. Meyers. Families in Ancient Israel. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1997.

Perdue, Leo G. The Collapse of History: Reconstructing Old Testament Theology. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 1994.

———. Wisdom and Creation: The Theology of Wisdom Literature. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1994.

———. Wisdom in Revolt : Metaphorical Theology in the Book of Job. Sheffield: Almond Press, 1991.

———. Wisdom and Cult. Missoula, MT: Scholars Press, 1977.

 

Edited or translated books

Perdue, Leo G., ed. The Blackwell Companion to the Hebrew Bible. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers, 2001.

Perdue, Leo G., translator, and Horst Dietrich Preuss. Old Testament Theology, V 2. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1996.

Perdue, Leo G., translator, and Horst Dietrich Preuss. Old Testament Theology, V 1. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1995.

Perdue, Leo G., Bernard Brandon Scott, and William Johnston Wiseman eds. In Search of Wisdom: Essays in Memory of John G Gammie. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1993.

Perdue, Leo G., and W. Clark Gilpin eds. The Voice from the Whirlwind: Interpreting the Book of Job. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1992.

Perdue, Leo G., and John G. Gammie eds. "Paraenesis: Act and Form." Semeia no 50 (1990): 1-271.

Perdue, Leo G., and John G. Gammie eds. The Sage in Israel and the Ancient near East. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 1990.

Perdue, Leo G., Lawrence E. Toombs, and Gary L. Johnson eds. Archaeology and Biblical Interpretation: Essays in Memory of D. Glenn Rose. Atlanta: John Knox Press, 1987.

Perdue, Leo G., and Brian W. Kovacs eds. A Prophet to the Nations: Essays in Jeremiah Studies. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 1984.

Perdue, Leo G., William W. Hallo, and James C. Moyer eds. Scripture in Context 2: More Essays on the Comparative Method. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 1983.

 

Articles and essays

Perdue, Leo G. "Ben Sira and the Prophets." In Intertextual Studies in Ben Sira and Tobit: Essays in Honor of Alexander A. Di Lella, O.F.M., edited by Jeremy Corley and Vincent T. M. Skemp, 132-154.  Washington, DC: Catholic Biblical Association of America, 2005.

———. "Wisdom in Old Testament Theology." In Das Alte Testament und die Kultur der Moderne, edited by Konrad Schmid, et al., 71-98. Munster: Lit, 2004.

———. "The Rhetoric of Wisdom and Post-Colonial Hermeneutics." Scriptura 75 (2003): 237-252.

———. "Wisdom and Apocalyptic: The Case of Qoheleth." In Wisdom and Apocalypticism in the Dead Sea Scrolls and in the Biblical Tradition, edited by Florentino Garcνa Martνnez, 231-258. Dudley, MA: Peeters, 2003.

———. "The Vitality of Wisdom in Second Temple Judaism During the Persian Period." In Passion, Vitality, and Foment: The Dynamics of Second Temple Judaism, edited by Lamontte M. Luker, 119-154. Harrisburg, Pa.: Trinity Press International, 2001.

———. "The Hidden God: The Problem of Revelation in Second Temple Wisdom Literature." In Shall Not the Judge of All the Earth Do What Is Right?: Studies on the Nature of God in Tribute to James L. Crenshaw, edited by David Penchansky and Paul L. Redditt, 201-222. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2000.

———. "The Book of Jeremiah in Old Testament Theology." In Troubling Jeremiah, edited by A. R. Pete Diamond, 320-38. Sheffield, Eng.: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

———. "Adhering to Israel's God." Christian Century 115 (1998): 524-31.

———. "The Household, Old Testament Theology, and Contemporary Hermeneutics." In Families in Ancient Israel, edited by Leo G. Perdue, 223-57. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1997.

———. "The Israelite and Early Jewish Family : Summary and Conclusions." In Families in Ancient Israel, edited by Leo G. Perdue, 163-222. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1997.

———. "Wisdom Theology and Social History in Proverbs 1-9." In Wisdom, You Are My Sister, edited by Roland Murphy, 78-101. Washington, DC: Catholic Biblical Assoc of America, 1997.

———. "Names of God in the Old Testament." In HarperCollins Bible Dictionary, edited by Paul J. Achtemeier, 736-38. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 1996.

———. "Metaphorical Theology in the Book of Job: Theological Anthropology in the First Cycle of Job's Speeches (Job 3; 6-7; 9-10)." In The Book of Job, 129-56. Louvain: Leuven Univ Press, 1994.

———. "Jeremiah." In Mercer Commentary on the Bible, edited by Watson E. Mills, 615-65. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1994.

———. "Wisdom in the Book of Job." In In Search of Wisdom: Essays in Honor of John G. Gammie, edited by Leo G. Perdue and Bernard Brandon Scott, 73-98. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1993.

———. "Introduction and Notes for Jeremiah." In The HarperCollins Study Bible, edited by Wayne A. Meeks, 1110-207. New York: Harper Collins, 1993.

———. "The Disciples and Higher Criticism: The Formation of an Intellectual Tradition." In A Case Study of Mainstream Protestantism, edited by D. Newell Williams, 71-106. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1991.

———. "The Death of the Sage and Moral Exhortation: From Ancient near Eastern Instructions to Graeco-Roman Paraenesis." Semeia no 50 (1990): 81-109.

———. "The Social Character of Paraenesis and Paraenetic Literature." Semeia no 50 (1990): 5-39.

———. "Cosmology and the Social Order in the Wisdom Tradition." In The Sage in Israel and the Ancient near East, edited by Leo G. Perdue and John G. Gammie, 457-78. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 1990.

———. "Assurance, Leviathan, Myth, Proverb, Proverbs, Worship in the Old Testament." In Mercer Dictionary of the Bible, edited by Watson E. Mills. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1990.

———. "Job's Assault on Creation." Hebrew Annual Review 10 (1987): 295-315.

———. "The Power of Language: An Autobiographical Sketch." Forum 2 (1986): 76-80.

———. "The Wisdom Sayings of Jesus." Forum 2 (1986): 3-35.

———. ""Is There Anyone Left of the House of Saul": Ambiguity and the Characterization of David in the Succession Narrative." Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 30 (1984): 67-84.

———. "Jeremiah in Twentieth Century Interpretation." In A Prophet to the Nations, edited by Leo G. Perdue, 1-32. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 1984.

———. "The Testament of David and Egyptian Royal Instructions." In Scripture in Context 2, 79-96. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 1983.

———. "Paraenesis and the Epistle of James." Zeitschrift fur die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft 72 (1981): 241-56.

———. "Liminality as a Social Setting for Wisdom Instructions." Zeitschrift fur die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 93 (1981): 114-26.

———. "Riddles of Psalm 49." Journal of Biblical Literature 93 (1974): 533-42.

———. "Yahweh Has Become King over All the Earth." Restoration Quarterly 17 (1974): 85-98.

———. "Making and Destruction of the Golden Calf." Biblica 54 (1973): 237-46.

 

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