Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



Ezek 1,1-3,15
Vision of the Glory of the Lord and the Prophetic Call of Ezekiel



[see also:  Ezek 8-11, Ezek 40-48 (a), Ezek 40-48 (b), and Prophetic Call Narratives]



The bibliography is divided into five sections as follows:

I.    The theme of the Glory of the Lord in general

Amzallag, N., "The Material Nature of the Radiance of YHWH and its Theological Implications", SJOT 29 (2015) 80-96.

Aster, S. Z., The Unbeatable Light: Melammu and Its Biblical Parallels (AOAT 384; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2012).

Aster, S. Z., "Ezekiel's Adaptation of Mesopotamian 'Melammu'", WO 45 (2015) 10-21.

Bogaert, P.-M., "Le lieu de la Gloire dans le livre d'Ézéchiel et dans les Chroniques. De l'arche au char", RTL 26 (1995) 281-298.

Cook, S. L., "Cosmos, Kabod, and Cherub: Ontological and Epistemological Hierarchy in Ezekiel", in S. L. Cook – C. L. Patton (eds.), Ezekiel’s Hierarchical World. Wrestling with a Tiered Reality (SBLSymS 31; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2004) 179-197.

Ellul, D., "Ezéchiel et la vision de la gloire de Dieu", Bulletin de littérature ecclésiastique 115 (2014) 255-270.

Everson, A. J., "Ezekiel and the Glory of the Lord Tradition", in D. Durken (ed.), Sin, Salvation, and the Spirit. Commemorating the Fiftieth Year of The Liturgical Press (Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 1979) 163-176.

Janowski, B., "Die Einwohnung Gottes in Israel. Eine religions- und theologiegeschichtliche Skizze zur biblischen Schekina-Theologie", in his Der nahe und der ferne Gott (Beiträge zur Theologie des Alten Testaments, 5; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlagsgesellschaft, 2014) 245-285. [first published here]

Keck, E., "The Glory of Yahweh in Ezekiel and the Pre-Tabernacle Wilderness", JSOT 37.2 (Dec. 2012) 201-218.

Keel, O., "Die Herrlichkeitserscheinung des Königsgottes in der Prophetie", in H. Irsigler (ed.), Mythisches in biblischer Bildsprache. Gestalt und Verwandlung in Prophetie und Psalmen (QD 209; Freiburg: Herder, 2004) 134-183.

Mettinger, T. N. D., The Dethronement of Sabaoth: Studies in the Shem and Kabod Theologies (CBOT 18; Lund: Gleerup, 1982).

Mettinger, T. N. D., "The Name and the Glory: The Zion-Sabaoth Theology and its Exilic Successors", JNSL 24 (1998) 1-24. Reprinted [same title] in T. N. D. Mettinger, Reports from a Scholar's Life: Select Papers on the Hebrew Bible. Edited by A. Knapp (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2015) 92-113.

Podella, T., Das Lichtkleid JHWHs. Untersuchungen zur Gestalthaftigkeit Gottes im Alten Testament und seiner altorientalischen Umwelt (FAT 15; Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1996).

Porrino, G. M., Le poids et la gloire: splendeur de Dieu, splendeur de l'homme, de la Genèse aux Psaumes. Essai de théologie biblique (LD 269; Paris: Cerf, 2016). [in this volume there is no detailed presentation of prophetic texts]

Struppe, U., Die Herrlichkeit Jahwes in der Priesterschrift. Eine semantische Studie zu kebod YHWH (Österreichische biblische Studien, 9; Klosterneuburg: Österreichisches Katholisches Bibelwerk, 1988).

Uehlinger, C., "Virtual Vision vs. Actual Show: Strategies of Visualization in the Book of Ezekiel", WO 45 (2015) 62-84.

Vatamanu, C., "Die Merkabah-Vision – eine ikonische Offenbarung der Ewigkeit Gottes", in J. Kotjatko-Reeb (ed.), Nichts Neues unter der Sonne? Zeitvorstellungen im Alten Testament: Festschrift für Ernst-Joachim Waschke zum 65. Geburtstag (BZAW 450; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2014) 317-327.

Vries, P. de, "The Glory of YHWH in the Old Testament with Special Attention to the Book of Ezekiel", TynBul 62 (2011) 151-154.

Vries, P. de, "The Relationship Between the Glory of YHWH and the Spirit of YHWH in the Book of Ezekiel – Part One", Journal of Biblical and Pneumatological Research 5 (2013) 109-127.

Vries, P. de, "The Relationship Between the Glory of YHWH and the Spirit of YHWH in Ezekiel 33-48", OTE 28 (2015) 326-350.

Vries, P. de, The Kābôd of Yhwh in the Old Testament with Particular Reference to the Book of Ezekiel (SSN 65; Leiden: Brill, 2016).

Wagner, T., Gottes Herrlichkeit: Bedeutung und Verwendung des Begriffs kābôd im Alten Testament (VTSup 151; Leiden: Brill, 2012).

Weinfeld, M., "כבוד kābôd", in G. J. Botterweck – H. Ringgren – H.-J. Fabry (eds.), TWAT IV (1984) 23-40; = [EN] TDOT VII (1995) 22-38; = [IT] GLAT IV (2004) 186-204.

Westermann, C., "Die Herrlichkeit Gottes in der Priesterschrift", in H. J. Stoebe – J. J. Stamm – E. Jenni (eds.), Wort – Gebot – Glaube. Beiträge zur Theologie des Alten Testaments, Walther Eichrodt zum 80. Geburtstag (ATANT 59; Zürich: Zwingli Verlag, 1970) 227-249; = [same title], in C. Westermann, Forschung am Alten Testament. Gesammelte Studien II. Hrsg. von R. Albertz – E. Ruprecht (TB 55; München: Kaiser, 1974) 115-137.

Westermann, C.,"כבד kbd  schwer sein", in E. Jenni – C. Westermann (eds.), THAT I (1971) 794-812; = [IT] DTAT I (1978) 686-701; = [SP] DTMAT I (1978) 1089-1113; = [EN] TLOT II (1997) 590-602.

Willis, J. T., "National 'Beauty' and Yahweh's 'Glory' as a Dialectical Key to Ezekielian Theology", HBT 34 (2012) 1-18.

II.    Studies on Ezek 1,1–3,15 as a whole

Auvray, P., "Ézéchiel i–iii: Essai d'analyse littéraire", RB 67 (1960) 481-502.

Bartelmus, R., "Begegnung in der Fremde: Anmerkungen zur theologischen Relevanz der topographischen Verortung der Berufungsvisionen des Mose und des Ezechiel (Ex 3,1-4,17 bzw. Ez 1,1-3,15)", BN 78 (1995) 21-38; = R. Bartelmus, Auf der Suche nach dem archimedischen Punkt der Textinterpretation. Studien zu einer philologisch-linguistisch fundierten Exegese alttestamentlicher Texte (Zürich: Pano Verlag, 2002) 267-286.

Behrens, A., Prophetische Visionsschilderungen im Alten Testament. Sprachliche Eigenarten, Funktion und Geschichte einer Gattung (AOAT 292; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2002).

Bodi, Daniel, The Book of Ezekiel and the Poem of Erra (OBO 104; Freiburg, Schweiz: Universitätsverlag; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1991), esp. 82-94.

Focken, F.-E., "Ezechiels Schriftrolle: Die Konzeption seiner Prophetie im Berufungsbericht (Ez 1-3)", in F.-E. Focken – M. R. Ott (eds.), Metatexte. Erzählungen von schrifttragenden Artefakten in der alttestamentlichen und mittelalterlichen Literatur (Materiale Textkulturen. Schriftenreihe des Sonderforschungsbereichs 933, Band 15; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2016) 145-176.

Hayes, E., "The Role of Visionary Experiences for Establishing Prophetic Authority in Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel: Same, Similar, or Different?", in E. R. Hayes – L.-S. Tiemeyer (eds.), 'I Lifted My Eyes and Saw': Reading Dream and Vision Reports in the Hebrew Bible (LHB/OTS 584; London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2014) 59-70.

Hiebel, J. M., Ezekiel's Vision Accounts as Interrelated Narratives: A Redaction-Critical and Theological Study (BZAW 475; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2015) 53-93.

Hiebel, J. M., "Redaction, Rhetoric and a New Beginning in Ezekiel 1:1-3:15", Australian Biblical Review 64 (2016) 14-24.

Houk, C. B., "A Statistical Linguistic Study of Ezekiel 1,4 – 3,11", ZAW 93 (1981) 76-85.

Lang, B., "Die erste und die letzte Vision des Propheten. Eine Überlegung zu Ezechiel 1-3", Bib 64 (1983) 225-230.

Lieb, M., "Ezekiel's Inaugural Vision as Jungian Archetype", Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 64 (1989) 116-129.

Nielsen, K., "Ezekiel's Visionary Call as Prologue: From Complexity and Changeability to Order and Stability?", JSOT 33.1 (Sept. 2008) 99-114.

Nobile, M., "Jes 6 und Ez 1,1-3,15: Vergleich und Funktion im jeweiligen redaktionellen Kontext", in J. Vermeylen (ed.), The Book of Isaiah. Le Livre d'Isaïe. Les oracles et leurs relectures; unité et complexité de l'ouvrage (BETL 81; Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1989) 209-216. Reprinted in M. Nobile, Saggi su Ezechiele (Spicilegium 40; Roma: Edizioni Antonianum, 2009) 117-126.

Ohler, A., "Die Gegenwart Gottes in der Gottesferne. Die Berufungsvision des Ezechiel", BibLeb 11 (1970) 79-89.

Ohler, A., "Die Offenbarung des verborgenen Gottes. Die Berufungsvision des Ezechiel / Teil 2", BibLeb 11 (1970) 159-168.

Ohler, A., "Sendung zu den Widerspenstigen. Die Berufungsvision des Ezechiel / Teil 3", BibLeb 12 (1971) 16-25.

Rochester, K. M., Prophetic Ministry in Jeremiah and Ezekiel (CBET 65; Leuven: Peeters, 2012), esp. chap. 2 [comparative study of Jer 1 and Ezek 1-3].

Savran, G. W., Encountering the Divine: Theophany in Biblical Narrative (JSOTSup 420; London: T & T Clark International, 2005).

Schöpflin, K., Theologie als Biographie im Ezechielbuch. Ein Beitrag zur Konzeption alttestamentlicher Prophetie (FAT 36; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2002), esp. 127-198.

Sweeney, M. A., "Ezekiel's Debate with Isaiah", in A. Lemaire (ed.), Congress Volume Ljubljana 2007 (VTSup 133; Leiden: Brill, 2010) 555-574. Reprinted [same title] in M. A. Sweeney, Reading Prophetic Books: Form, Intertextuality, and Reception in Prophetic and Post-Biblical Literature (FAT 89; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014) 185-202.

Tooman, W., "Covenant and Presence in the Composition and Theology of Ezekiel", in N. MacDonald – I. J. de Hulster (eds.), Divine Presence and Absence in Exilic and Post-Exilic Judaism. Studies of the Sofja Kovalevskaja Research Group on Early Jewish Monotheism, Vol. II (FAT II/61; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013) 151-182.

Vogt, E., Untersuchungen zum Buch Ezechiel (AnBib 95; Rome: Biblical Institute Press, 1981), esp. 1-37, 63-91.

III.    Studies on specific points in Ezek 1

Allen, L. C., "The Structure and Intention of Ezekiel i", VT 43 (1993) 145-161.

Barrick, W. B., "The Straight-Legged Cherubim of Ezekiel's Inaugural Vision (Ezekiel 1:7a)", CBQ 44 (1982) 543-550.

Bartelmus, R., "Die Tierwelt in der Bibel, II: Tiersymbolik im Alten Testament – exemplarisch dargestellt am Beispiel von Dan 7, Ez 1/10 und Jes 11,6-8", in B. Janowski – U. Neumann-Gorsolke – U. Gleßmer (eds.), Gefährten und Feinde des Menschen. Das Tier in der Lebenswelt des alten Israel (Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1993) 283-306.

Block, D. I., "Text and Emotion: A Study in the 'Corruptions' in Ezekiel's Inaugural Vision (Ezekiel 1:4-28)", CBQ 50 (1988) 418-442. Reprinted [same title] in his By the River Chebar: Historical Literary, and Theological Studies in the Book of Ezekiel (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books of Wipf & Stock, 2013) 199-222. See also the added material in the 2013 publication: "Excursus B: Ezekiel 1:6, 8-10, 15-21, and 10:9-22 in Parallel", 223-226.

Evans, A., "Magical נחשתן and Mystical חשמל: Two Sides of the Same Ancient Near Eastern Coin?", Journal for Semitics 22 (2013) 163-176.

Greenberg, M., "Ezekiel's Vision: Literary and Iconographical Aspects", in H. Tadmor – M. Weinfeld (eds.), History, Historiography and Interpretation. Studies in Biblical and Cuneiform Literatures (Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 1983) 159-168.

Grelot, P., "L'imagerie des quatre vivants symboliques", in C.-B. Amphoux – A. Frey – U. Schattner-Rieser (eds.), Études sémitiques et samaritaines offertes à Jean Margain (Histoire du texte biblique, 4; Lausanne: Éd. du Zèbre, 1998) 241-250.

Hoeps, R., "Ezechiels Thronwagenvision: Theophanie und exegetische Methode", Linguistica Biblica 63 (Okt. 1989) 86-105.

Keel, O., Jahwe-Visionen und Siegelkunst: Eine neue Deutung der Majestätsschilderungen in Jes 6, Ez 1 und 10 und Sach 4 (SBS 84/85; Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 1977) 125-273.

Kingsley, P., "Ezekiel by the Grand Canal – Between Jewish and Babylonian Tradition", Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 3rd series, vol. 2 (1992) 339-346.

Launderville, D., "Ezekiel's Throne-Chariot Vision: Spiritualizing the Model of Divine Royal Rule", CBQ 66 (2004) 361-377.

Lentzen-Deis, F., "Das Motiv der Himmelsöffnung in verschiedenen Gattungen der Umweltliteratur des Neuen Testaments", Bib 50 (1969) 301-327.

Lust, J., "Notes to the Septuagint: Ezekiel 1-2" ETL 75 (1999) 5-31.

Miller, J. E., "The Thirtieth Year of Ezekiel 1:1", RB 99 (1992) 499-503.

Monari, L., "Saggi di esegesi: Ezechiele 1,4-28", in B. Marconcini e coll., Profeti e apocalittici (Logos 3; Leumann [TO]: ElleDiCi, 1995) 325-336.

Nobile, M., "'Nel anno trentesimo ...' (Ez. 1,1)", Anton 59 (1984) 393-402. Reprinted in his Saggi su Ezechiele (Spicilegium 40; Roma: Edizioni Antonianum, 2009) 33-42.

Odell, M. S., "Ezekiel Saw What He Said He Saw: Genres, Forms, and the Vision of Ezekiel 1", in M. A. Sweeney – E. Ben-Zvi (eds.), The Changing Face of Form Criticism for the Twenty-First Century (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2003) 162-176.

Parker, B. J., "A Vision of Hope and Fear: Creative Research and Ezekiel I", RevExp 111 (2014) 390-400.

Parunak, H. Van Dyke, "The Literary Architecture of Ezekiel's mar’ôt ’elōhîm", JBL 99 (1980) 61-74.

Podella, T., Das Lichtkleid JHWHs. Untersuchungen zur Gestalthaftigkeit Gottes im Alten Testament und seiner altorientalischen Umwelt (FAT 15; Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1996), esp. 200-209.

Saba, F., "The Function of Hyperbole in Ezekiel 1", in N. Roddy (ed.), Festschrift in Honor of Professor Paul Nadim Tarazi. Vol. 1: Studies in the Old Testament (Bible in the Christian Orthodox Tradition, 3; New York: Peter Lang, 2013) 129-134.

Taylor, S. G., "A Reconsideration of the 'Thirtieth Year' in Ez. 1.1", TynBul 17 (1966) 119-120.

Uehlinger, C. – S. Müller Trufaut, "Ezekiel 1, Babylonian Cosmological Scholarship and Iconography: Attempts at Further Refinement", TZ 57 (2001) 140-171.

Wagner, T., "Ez 1 – verständlich unverständlich: zu Syntax, Form und Kohärenz", ZAW 125 (2013) 234-248.

Whitely, C. F., "The 'Thirtieth Year' in Ezekiel I 1", VT 9 (1959) 326-330.

Wolde, E. J. van, "The God Ezekiel 1 Envisions", in P. M. Joyce – D. Rom-Shiloni (eds.), The God Ezekiel Creates (LHB/OTS 607; London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015) 87-106.

Wood, A., Of Wings and Wheels: A Synthetic Study of the Biblical Cherubim (BZAW 385; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2008).

York, A. D., "Ezekiel 1: Inaugural and Restoration Visions?", VT 27 (1977) 82-98.

IV.    Studies on specific points in Ezek 2,1–3,15

Bekins, P. – A. T. Kirk, "A Thorny Text: The Use of את and the Subversion of Form in Ezek 2:6", VT 67 (2017) 357-371.

Darr, K. P., "Write or True? A Response to Ellen Frances Davis", in J. C. Exum (ed.), Signs and Wonders. Biblical Texts in Literary Focus (Semeia Studies, 18; Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1989) 239-247.

Davis, E. F., "Swallowing Hard Reflections on Ezekiel's Dumbness", in J. C. Exum (ed.), Signs and Wonders. Biblical Texts in Literary Focus (Semeia Studies, 18; Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1989) 217-237.

Davis, E. F., Swallowing the Scroll. Textuality and the Dynamics of Discourse in Ezekiel's Prophecy (JSOTSup 78 / Bible and Literature Series, 21; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1989).

Garfinkel, S., "Of Thistles and Thorns: A New Approach to Ezekiel ii 6", VT 37 (1987) 421-437.

Glazov, G. Y., The Bridling of the Tongue and the Opening of the Mouth in Biblical Prophecy (JSOTSup 311; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2001), esp. 220-274.

Greenberg, M., "The Use of the Ancient Versions for Interpreting the Hebrew Text: A Sampling from Ezekiel ii 1 – iii 11", in J. A. Emerton et al. (eds), Congress Volume Göttingen 1977 (VTSup 29; Leiden: Brill, 1978) 131-148; = "The Use of the Ancient Versions for Interpreting the Hebrew Text: A Sampling from Ezekiel 2:1-3:11", in M. Greenberg, Studies in the Bible and Jewish Thought (JPS Scholar of Distinction Series; Philadelphia & Jerusalem: Jewish Publication Society, 1995) 209-225.

Hauspie, K., "Ézéchiel 2 dans la version de la Septante: notes philologiques et patristiques", in K. De Troyer – T. M. Law – M. Liljeström (eds.), In the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes: Studies in the Biblical Text in Honour of Anneli Aejmelaeus (CBET 72; Leuven: Peeters, 2014) 527-537.

Holladay, W. L., "Had Ezekiel Known Jeremiah Personally?", CBQ 63 (2001) 31-34.

Lust, J., "Notes to the Septuagint: Ezekiel 1-2" ETL 75 (1999) 5-31.

Lust, J. – K. Hauspie – A. Ternier, "Notes to the Septuagint and the Masoretic text. Ezekiel 3", ETL 75 (1999) 315-331.

Nobile, M., "Che cos'è la megillat sefer mangiata da Ezechiele (Ez 2,8-3,3)? Una lettura della redazione e un contributo metodologico", in E. M. Obara – G. P. D. Succu (eds.), Uomini e profeti: scritti in onore di Horacio Simian-Yofre SJ (AnBib 202; Roma: Gregorian & Biblical Press, 2013) 103-120.

Odell, M. S., "The Particle and the Prophet: Observations on Ezekiel ii 6", VT 48 (1998) 425-432.

Odell, M. S., "You Are What You Eat: Ezekiel and the Scroll", JBL 117 (1998) 229-248.

Olmo Lete, G. del, La vocación del lider en el antiguo Israel. Morfologia de los relatos bíblicos de vocación (Salamanca: Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, 1973), esp. 289-319, 369-406.

Phinney, D. N., "The Prophetic Objection in Ezekiel iv 14 and its Relation to Ezekiel's Call", VT 55 (2005) 75-88.

Pikor, W., La communicazione profetica alla luce di Ez 2-3 (Tesi Gregoriana. Serie Teologia 88; Roma: Editrice Pontificia Università Gregoriana, 2002).

Poser, R., "'Das Gericht geht durch den Magen'. Die verschlungene Schriftrolle (Ez 2,8b-3,3) und andere Essensszenarien im Ezechielbuch", in M. Geiger – C. M. Maier – U. Schmidt (eds.), Essen und Trinken in der Bibel. Ein literarisches Festmahl für Rainer Kessler zum 65. Geburtstag (Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2009) 116-130.

Premstaller, V., "A Problematic Treatment of Ezekiel? Observations on the Relationship between YHWH and his Prophet", BN 114/115 (2002) 53-56.

Schwartz, B. J., "The Concentric Structure of Ezekiel 2:1–3:15", in Proceedings of the Tenth World Congress of Jewish Studies. Division A: The Bible and its World (Jerusalem: The World Union of Jewish Studies, 1990) 107-114.

Seidel, B., "Ezechiel und die zu vermutenden Anfänge der Schriftreligion im Umkreis der unmittelbaren Vorexilszeit. Oder: Die Bitternis der Schriftrolle", ZAW 107 (1995) 51-64.

Shupak, N., "'Eat This Scroll' (Ezekiel 3:1): Writing as Symbol and Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible in the Light of Ancient Near Eastern Sources", BO 70 (2013) 26-42.

Vieweger, D., Die Spezifik der Berufungsberichte Jeremias und Ezechiels im Umfeld ähnlicher Einheiten des Alten Testaments (BEATAJ 6; Frankfurt a.M.: Peter Lang, 1986).

Wilson, R. R., "Prophecy in Crisis: The Call of Ezekiel", Int 38 (1984) 117-130; = [same title], in J. L. Mays – P. J. Achtemeier (eds.), Interpreting the Prophets (Philadelphia, PA: Fortress Press, 1995) 157-169.

V.    History of interpretation of the vision of God's glory

1.   In Jewish interpretation (esp. Merkabah mysticism)

Alexander, P. S., The Mystical Texts: Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice and Related Manuscripts (Library of Second Temple Studies, 61; London: T & T Clark, 2006).

Arbel, V. D., Beholders of Divine Secrets: Mysticism and Myth in the Hekhalot and Merkavah Literature (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2003).

Boustan, R. S., From Martyr to Mystic: Rabbinic Martyrology and the Making of Merkavah Mysticism (Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism / Texte und Studien zum antiken Judentum, 112; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2005).

Boustan, R. S., "The Study of Heikhalot Literature: Between Mystical Experience and Textual Artifact", CBR 6.1 (Oct. 2007) 130-160.

Damsma, A., "The Merkabah as a Substitute for Messianism in Targum Ezekiel?", VT 62 (2012) 515-533.

Dan, J., "The Religious Experience of the Merkavah", in A. Green (ed.), Jewish Spirituality, I: From the Bible through the Middle Ages (New York: Crossroad, 1985) 289-307.

Davila, J. R., "4QMess ar (4Q534) and Merkavah Mysticism", DSD 5 (1998) 367-381.

Davila, J. R., "The Dead Sea Scrolls and Merkavah Mysticism", in T. H. Lim (ed.), The Dead Sea Scrolls in Their Historical Context (Edinburgh: Clark, 2000) 249-264.

Davila, J. R., Descenders to the Chariot: The People Behind the Hekhalot Literature (Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, 70; Leiden: Brill, 2001).

Davila, J. R., Hekhalot Literature in Translation: Major Texts of Merkavah Mysticism (Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy, 20; Leiden: Brill, 2013).

Diaz Araujo, M., "Some Remarks on the Merkabah's Vision in the 'Greek Life of Adam and Eve'", Apocrypha 25 (2014) 151-170.

Dimant, D. – J. Strugnell, "The Merkabah Vision in Second Ezekiel (4Q385 4)", RevQ 14,3 [55] (1990) 331-348.

Ego, B., "Reduktion, Amplifikation, Interpretation, Neukontextualisierung. Intertextuelle Aspekte der Rezeption der Ezechielschen Thronwagenvision im antiken Judentum", in D. Sänger (ed.), Das Ezechielbuch in der Johannesoffenbarung (BThSt 76; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 2006) 31-60.

Elior, R., "Merkabah Mysticism: A Critical Review", Numen 37 (1990) 233-249. [review of Halperin 1988]

Elior, R., The Three Temples: On the Emergence of Jewish Mysticism (Oxford and Portland, OR: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2004) [translated from the Hebrew].

Eshel, E, "Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice", in E. Eshel – H. Eshel – C. Newsom – B. Nitzan – E. Schuller – A. Yardeni, in consultation with J. VanderKam and M. Brady (eds.), Qumran Cave 4, VI: Poetical and Liturgical Texts, Part 1 (DJD XI; Oxford: Clarendon, 1998) 173-401 with plates xvi-xxxi. [editio princeps]

Gruenwald, I., Apocalyptic and Merkavah Mysticism (Arbeiten zur Geschichte des antiken Judentums und des Urchristentums, 14; Leiden: Brill, 1980). [See below for the revised edition (2014).]

Gruenwald, I., From Apocalypticism to Gnosticism. Studies in Apocalypticism, Merkavah Mysticism and Gnosticism (BEATAJ 14; Frankfurt a. M.: Peter Lang, 1988).

Gruenwald, I., Apocalyptic and Merkavah Mysticism. Second, Revised Edition (Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, 90; Leiden: Brill, 2014). [See above for the original edition (1980).]

Halperin, D. J., The Merkabah in Rabbinic Literature (American Oriental Series, 62; New Haven, CT: American Oriental Society, 1980).

Halperin, D. J., "Merkabah Mysticism in the Septuagint", JBL 101 (1982) 351-363.

Halperin, D. J., The Faces of the Chariot. Early Jewish Responses to Ezekiel's Vision (Texte und Studien zum antiken Judentum, 16; Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1988).

Lanfranchi, P., "Moses' Vision of the Divine Throne in the Exagoge of Ezekiel the Tragedian", in H. J. de Jonge – J. Tromp (eds.), The Book of Ezekiel and Its Influence (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007) 52-59.

Lieb, M., The Visionary Mode: Biblical Prophecy, Hermeneutics, and Cultural Change (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1991).

Liebes, Y., "The Work of the Chariot and the Work of Creation as Mystical Teachings in Philo of Alexandria", in D. A. Green – L. S. Lieber (eds.), Scriptural Exegesis: The Shapes of Culture and the Religious Imagination. Essays in Honour of Michael Fishbane (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009) 105-120.

Morray-Jones, C. R. A., "Transformational Mysticism in the Apocalyptic-Merkabah Tradition", JJS 43 (1992) 1-31.

Newsom, C. A., Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice: A Critical Edition (HSS 27; Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1985).

Newsom, C. A., "Merkabah Exegesis in the Qumran Sabbath Shirot", JJS 38 (1987) 11-30.

Nitzan, B., "The Merkabah Descriptions in 4Q Berakhot", in D. Assaf (ed.), Proceedings of the Eleventh World Congress of Jewish Studies. Division A: The Bible and its World (Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, 1994) 87*-94*.

Orlov, A. A., From Apocalypticism to Merkabah Mysticism: Studies in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha (Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, 114; Leiden: Brill, 2007).

Paul, A., "Ezéchiel et le Judaïsme ancien. La Merkabah: un des grands courants de la mystique juive", Le Monde de la Bible 40 (août-sept.-oct. 1985) 42-43.

Ribera, J., "La ideología de la Mercabá en el judaísmo antiguo y en el Targum de Ezequiel", in J. Martínez – R. Ayaso (eds.), IV Simposio Bíblico Español (I Ibero-Americano). Biblia y Culturas I (Granada: Area de Estudios Hebreos, Universidad de Granada, 1993) 307-322.

Schäfer, P., The Origins of Jewish Mysticism (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009 [bound edition]) / Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2011 [paperback edition]), esp. 34-52 and 331-339 [pagination of the 2011 printing].

Scholem, G., Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism (New York: Schocken Books, 1946), esp. 40-79.

Scholem, G., Jewish Gnosticism, Merkabah Mysticism, and Talmudic Tradition (New York: Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1960).

Scholem, G., "Merkabah Mysticism or Ma’aseh Merkavah", EncJud 14 (2007) 66-67.

Scott, J. M., "Throne-Chariot Mysticism in Qumran and in Paul", in C. A. Evans – P. W. Flint (eds.), Eschatology, Messianism, and the Dead Sea Scrolls (Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature, 1; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1997) 101-119.

Swartz, M. D., "Mystical Texts", in S. Safrai (ed.), The Literature of the Sages. Vol. 2: Midrash and Targum, Liturgy, Poetry, Mysticism, Contracts, Inscriptions, Ancient Science and the Languages of Rabbinic Literature (Compendia rerum iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum, 2: The Literature of the Jewish People in the Period of the Second Temple and the Talmud, 3.2; Assen & Maastricht: Van Gorcum, 2006) 393-420.

Teugels, L., "Did Moses See the Chariot? The Link Between Exod 19-20 and Ezek 1 in Early Jewish Interpretation", in M. Vervenne (ed.), Studies in the Book of Exodus. Redaction – Reception – Interpretation (BETL 126; Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1996) 595-602.

Tooman, W. A., "The Hermeneutics of Scribal Rewriting in Targum Jonathan Ezek 1", JAJ 5 (2014) 393-414.

Tooman, W. A., "'To Do the Will of Their Master': Re-Envisioning the ḥayyôt in Targum Jonathan of Ezekiel", in E. R. Hayes – L.-S. Tiemeyer (eds.), 'I Lifted My Eyes and Saw': Reading Dream and Vision Reports in the Hebrew Bible (LHB/OTS 584; London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2014) 221-233.

Wacholder, B. Z., "Creation in Ezekiel's Merkabah: Ezekiel 1 and Genesis 1", in C. A. Evans (ed.), Of Scribes and Sages. Early Jewish Interpretation and Transmission of Scripture. Vol. 1: Ancient Versions and Traditions (Studies in Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity, 9; London: T & T Clark, 2004) 14-32.

2.   In early Christian interpretation

Canellis, A., "L'exégèse de la première vision d'Ezéchiel dans l''In Hiezechielem' de Saint Jérôme: 'Hiezechiel quoque uidit Dominum in forma hominis sedentem super Cherubim..'", in F. Vinel (ed.), Les visions de l'Apocalypse: héritage d'un genre littéraire et interprétations dans la littérature chrétienne des premiers siècles (Cahiers de Biblia patristica, 14; Turnhout: Brepols, 2014) 127-153.

Christman, A. R., "'What Did Ezekiel See?' Patristic Exegesis of Ezekiel 1 and Debates about God's Incomprehensibility", Pro Ecclesia 8 (1999) 338-363.

Christman, A. R., "What Did Ezekiel See?" Christian Exegesis of Ezekiel’s Vision of the Chariot from Irenaeus to Gregory the Great (The Bible in Ancient Christianity, 4; Leiden: Brill, 2005).

Dassmann, E., "Trinitärische und christologische Auslegung der Thronvision Ezechiels in der patristischen Theologie", in M. Böhnke – H. Heinz (eds.), Im Gespräch mit dem dreieinen Gott. Elemente einer trinitarischen Theologie. Festschrift zum 65. Geburtstag von Wilhelm Breuning, dargebracht von Kollegen, Freunden und Schülern (Düsseldorf: Patmos, 1985) 159-174.

Golitzin, A. – M. T. Hansbury (trans. and ed.), Jacob of Sarug's Homily on the Chariot That Prophet Ezekiel Saw: Metrical Homilies of Mar Jacob of Sarug. Translation and introduction by Alexander Golitzin, edited with notes by Mary T. Hansbury (Texts from Christian Late Antiquity, 3 – Complete Homilies of Saint Jacob of Sarug, fasc. 14; Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias, 2016).

Hauspie, K., "Ezek 1 – Approach by Theodoret of Cyr: Notes on Ezekiel's Vision of the Throne-Chariot", in H. Ausloos – J. Cook – F. García Martínez – B. Lemmelijn – M. Vervenne (eds.), Translating a Translation: The LXX and Its Modern Translations in the Context of Early Judaism (BETL 213; Leuven: Peeters, 2008) 79-87.

Lieb, M., The Visionary Mode: Biblical Prophecy, Hermeneutics, and Cultural Change (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1991).

Lieb, M., The Children of Ezekiel: Aliens, UFOs, the Crisis of Race, and the Advent of End Time (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1998).

Mukaminega, J., "Ezéchiel 1 à travers les âges: trajectoire d'un antique récit de vision", Analecta Bruxellensia 14 (2010) 27-48.