Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



Ezek 25-32: Oracles against Nations



[see also:  Oracles against Nations (in general);   Ezek 26-28;   Ezek 29-32]



The bibliography is divided into two sections as follows:

I.    General studies on Ezek 25-32

Aßmann, C., Israel – JHWH – Völker: eine Analyse der Beziehungen im Ezechielbuch (BWANT 217; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2018). [some general remarks on Ezek 25-32, but the main analytical part of the work deals only with chapters 6, 20, and 36]

Balogh, C., "Collections of Foreign Nation Prophecies as Context for Isaiah 13-23", in his The Stele of YHWH in Egypt: The Prophecies of Isaiah 18-20 Concerning Egypt and Kush (OTS 60; Leiden: Brill, 2011) 35-67 (esp. 56-62).

Crouch, C. L., "Ezekiel's Oracles Against the Nations in Light of a Royal Ideology of Warfare", JBL 130 (2011) 473-492.

Eissfeldt, O., "Schwerterschlagene bei Hesekiel", in H. H. Rowley (ed.), Studies in Old Testament Prophecy: Presented to Professor Theodore H. Robinson by the Society for Old Testament Study on his Sixty-Fifth Birthday, August 9th 1946 (Edinburgh: T & T Clark; New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950) 73-81. Reprinted [same title] in O. Eissfeldt, Kleine Schriften III. Hrsg. von Rudolf Sellheim und Fritz Maass (Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1966) 1-8.

Fechter, F., Bewältigung der Katastrophe. Untersuchungen zur ausgewählten Fremdvölkersprüchen im Ezechielbuch (BZAW 208; Berlin: De Gruyter, 1992).

Gosse, B., "Le recueil d'oracles contre les nations d'Ezéchiel XXV–XXXII dans la rédaction du livre d'Ezéchiel", RB 93 (1986) 535-562.

Gosse, B., "Oracles contre les nations et structures comparées des livres d'Isaïe et d'Ezéchiel", BN 54 (1990) 19-21.

Gosse, B., "Le Psaume 83, Isaïe 62,6-7 et la tradition des Oracles contre les Nations des livres d'Isaïe et d'Ezéchiel", BN 70 (1993) 9-12.

Langley, A. P., "The Vindication of YHWH in Ezekiel's Oracles against the Nations", in H. Bezzel – U. Becker – M. de Jong (eds.), Prophecy and Foreign Nations: Aspects of the Role of the "Nations" in the Books of Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel (FAT 135; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2022) 163-176.

Langley, A. P., "Yahweh as the Direction of Reference in Ezekiel's Oracles against the Nations", in H. Clifford – M. Daffern (eds.), The Exegetical and the Ethical: The Bible and the Academy in the Public Square. Essays for the Occasion of Professor John Barton's 70th Birthday (Biblical Interpretation Series, 197; Leiden: Brill, 2022) 142-161.

Lee, L., Mapping Judah's Fate in Ezekiel's Oracles Against the Nations (ANEM 15; 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 volume can be downloaded here.

Nevader, M., "YHWH and the Kings of Middle Earth: Royal Polemic in Ezekiel's Oracles against the Nations", in E. K. Holt – H. C. P. Kim – A. Mein (eds.), Concerning the Nations: Essays on the Oracles Against the Nations in Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel (LHB/OTS 612; London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015) 161-178.

Pinto, S., "La condanna dei popoli pagani (Ez 25-32)", Parole di Vita 58 (2013) 33-38.

Pohlmann, K.-F., "Forschung am Ezechielbuch 1969-2004 (III)", TRu 71 (2006) 272-275 (265-309).

Poser, R., Das Ezechielbuch als Trauma-Literatur (VTSup 154; Leiden: Brill, 2012), esp. 468-503.

Premstaller, V. M., Fremdvölkersprüche des Ezechielbuches (FB 104; Würzburg: Echter, 2005).

Raabe, P. R., "Transforming the International Status Quo: Ezekiel's Oracles Against the Nations", in W. A. Tooman – M. A. Lyons (eds.), Transforming Visions: Transformations of Text, Tradition and Theology in Ezekiel (Princeton Theological Monograph Series, 127; Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2010) 187-207.

Sedlmeier, F., "Fremdvölker unter JHWHs Gericht (Ez 25-32)", BK 60 (2005) 158-161.

Strong, J., "Ezekiel's Use of the Recognition Formula in his Oracles against the Nations", PRSt 22 (1995) 115-133.

Tromp, N. J., Primitive Conceptions of Death and the Netherworld in the Old Testament (BibOr 21; Rome: Pontifical Biblical Institute, 1969).

II.    Particular studies on Ezek 25

Dijkstra, M., "The Valley of Dry Bones: Coping with the Reality of the Exile in the Book of Ezekiel", in B. Becking – M. C. A. Korpel (eds), The Crisis of Israelite Religion: Transformation of Religious Tradition in Exilic and Post-Exilic Times (OTS 42; Leiden: Brill, 1999) 114-133. [discusses Ezek 25 among other texts]

Fechter, F., Bewältigung der Katastrophe. Untersuchungen zur ausgewählten Fremdvölkersprüchen im Ezechielbuch (BZAW 208; Berlin: De Gruyter, 1992), esp. 26-86, 101-103.

Grohmann, M., "Diskontinuität und Kontinuität in alttestamentlichen Identitätkonzepten", in M. Öhler (ed.), Religionsgemeinschaft und Identität. Prozesse jüdischer und christlicher Identitätsbildung im Rahmen der Antike (BThSt 142; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Theologie, 2013), esp. 19-22 (17-42). [on Ezek 25,8-11]

Koopmans, W. T., "Poetic Reciprocation: The Oracles against Edom and Philistia in Ezek. 25:12-17", in J. C. de Moor – W. G. E. Watson (eds.), Verse in Ancient Near Eastern Prose (AOAT 42; Kevelaer: Butzon & Bercker; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1993) 113-122.

Lee, L., "Hope or Judgment in Ez 25,12-17", ZAW 127 (2015) 636-651.

Mayfield, T., "Literary Structure in Ezekiel 25: Addressee, Formulas, and Genres", in S. L. Birdsong – S. Frolov (eds.), Partners with God: Theological and Critical Readings of the Bible in Honor of Marvin A. Sweeney (Claremont Studies in Hebrew Bible & Septuagint, 2; Claremont, CA: Claremont Press, 2017) 225-236.

Müller, D. H., Komposition und Strophenbau: alte und neue Beiträge (Biblische Studien, 3; Wien: Hölder, 1907), esp. 40-45.

Schmitt, A., Prophetischer Gottesbescheid in Mari und Israel. Eine Strukturuntersuchung (BWANT 114; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 1982), esp. 120-128.