Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



Judges 4-5: titles relevant for both chapters



[see also:  Female prophets, Judg 4, and Judg 5]



The bibliography is divided into four sections as follows:

I.    Titles up to 1980 (a small selection)

Ackerman, J. S., "Prophecy and Warfare in Early Israel: A Study of the Deborah-Barak Story", BASOR 220 [Memorial Issue: Essays in Honor of George Ernest Wright] (Dec. 1975) 5-13.

Aharoni, Y., The Land of the Bible: A Historical Geography. Second revised and emended edition, edited by A. F. Rainey (London: Burns & Oates, 1979), esp. 220-229.

Bruns, J. E., "Judith or Jael?", CBQ 16 (1954) 12-14.

Cooke, G. A., The History and Song of Deborah: Judges IV and V (Oxford: Horace Hart, 1892 [privately printed]).

Haupt, P., "Die Schlacht von Taanach", in K. Marti (ed.), Studien zur semitischen Philologie und Religionsgeschichte: Julius Wellhausen zum siebzigsten Geburtstag am 17. Mai 1914 gewidmet von Freunden und Schülern (BZAW 27; Giessen: Töpelmann, 1914) 191-225.

Kegler, J., "Debora – Erwägungen zur politischen Funktion einer Frau in einer patriarchalischen Gesellschaft", in W. Schottroff – W. Stegemann (eds.), Traditionen der Befreiung. Sozialgeschichtliche Bibelauslegungen. Band 2: Frauen in der Bibel (München: Chr. Kaiser, 1980) 37-59. Reprinted [same title] in J. Kegler, "dass Gerechtigkeit und Friede sich küssen (Ps 85,11)". Gesammelte Aufsätze, Predigten, Rundfunkreden (BEATAJ 48; Frankfurt am Main: Lang, 2001) 72-89.

Lagrange, M. J., "Débora (Juges: récit en prose, ch. IV; cantique, ch. V)", Revue Biblique internationale 9 (1900) 200-225.

Lindars, B., "The Israelite Tribes in Judges", in J. A. Emerton (ed.), Studies in the Historical Books of the Old Testament (VTSup 30; Leiden: Brill, 1979) 95-112.

Mayes, A. D. H., "The Historical Context of the Battle against Sisera", VT 19 (1969) 353-360.

Moore, G. F., "Shamgar and Sisera", JAOS 19 (1898) 159-160.

Täubler, E., Biblische Studien: Die Epoche der Richter. Herausgegeben von Hans Jürgen Zobel (Tübingen: Mohr, 1958) 142-169 (= chap. 5).

Vaux, R. de, Histoire ancienne d'Israël, I: Des origines à l'installation en Canaan (Paris: Gabalda, 1971) 508, 604-610; II: La période des Juges (Paris: Gabalda, 1973) 99-105.

Vilar Hueso, V., "La batalla del Quisón y su problema cronológico (Ju 4-5)", Estudios Eclésiasticos 34 (1960) 531-536.

II.    Titles from 1981 onwards

Ackerman, S., Warrior, Dancer, Seductress, Queen. Women in Judges and Biblical Israel (ABRL; New York: Doubleday, 1998).

Ackerman, S., "Digging up Deborah. Recent Hebrew Bible Scholarship on Gender and the Contribution of Archaeology", NEA 66 (2003) 172-184.

Alejandrino, M. R., Deborah and Barak: A Literary, Historical, and Theological Analysis of Judges 4 and 5 (Diss. Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, 1998).

Asen, B. A., "Deborah, Barak and Bees: Apis Mellifera, Apiculture and Judges 4 and 5", ZAW 109 (1997) 514-533.

Bakon, S., "Deborah: Judge, Prophetess and Poet", JBQ 34 (2006) 110-118.

Bal, M., Death and Dissymmetry. The Politics of Coherence in the Book of Judges (Chicago Studies in the History of Judaism; Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988).

Bal, M., Murder and Difference: Gender, Genre, and Scholarship on Sisera's Death (Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature; Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1988).

Bedenbender, A., "Biene, Fackel, Blitz. Zur Metaphorik der Namen in der Deborageschichte (Ri 4-5)", Texte und Kontexte 76 (4/1997) 43-55. [the article can be downloaded here]

Berman, J. A., Narrative Analogy in the Hebrew Bible: Battle Stories and Their Equivalent Non-Battle Narratives (VTSup 103; Leiden: Brill, 2004).

Block, D. I., "Deborah among the Judges: The Perspective of the Hebrew Historian", in A. R. Millard – J. K. Hoffmeier – D. W. Baker (eds.), Faith, Tradition, and History. Old Testament Historiography in Its Near Eastern Context (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1994) 229-253.

Boling, R. G., "Deborah", ABD II (1992) 113-114.

Brenner, A., "A Triangle and a Rhombus in Narrative Structure: A Proposed Integrative Reading of Judges iv and v", VT 40 (1990) 129-138. Reprinted [same title] in A. Brenner (ed.), A Feminist Companion to Judges (Feminist Companion to the Bible, 4; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1993) 98-109.

Brettler, M. Z., "Poetry and Prose in Judges 4-5", in M. Z. Brettler, The Book of Judges (Old Testament Readings; London: Routledge, 2002) 61-79.

Chalcraft, D. J., "Deviance and Legitimate Action in the Book of Judges", in D. J. A. Clines – S. E. Fowl – S. E. Porter (eds.), The Bible in Three Dimensions. Essays in Celebration of Forty Years of Biblical Studies in the University of Sheffield (JSOTSup 87; Sheffield: JSOT Press / Sheffield Academic Press, 1990) 177-201.

Christianson, E. S., "The Big Sleep: Strategic Ambiguity in Judges 4-5 and in Classic Film Noir", BibInt 15 (2007) 519-548.

Cottrill, A. C., "A Reading of Ehud and Jael through the Lens of Affect Theory", BibInt 22 (2014) 430-449.

Couturier, G., "Débora: une autorité politico-religieuse aux origines d'Israël", Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses 18 (1989) 213-228.

Diebner, B. J., "Wann sang Deborah ihr Lied? Überlegungen zu zwei der ältesten Texten des TNK (Ri 4 und 5)", ACEBT 14 (1995) 106-130.

Diebner, B. J., "Spuren anti-hellenistischen Denkens. Wann sang Deborah ihr Lied? Überlegungen zu zwei der ältesten Texte des TNK (Ri 4 und 5)", in B. J. Diebner, Seit wann gibt es "jenes Israel'? Gesammelte Studien zum TNK und zum antiken Judentum. Edited by Veit Dinkelaker, Benedikt Hensel, and Frank Zeidler (Beiträge zum Verstehen der Bibel, 17; Berlin: Lit, 2011) 153-192.

Dijk-Hemmes, F. van, "Blessed among Women: A Mother in Israel and a Virgin in the Church", in F. van Dijk-Hemmes, The Double Voice of Her Desire. Texts by Fokkelien van Dijk-Hemmes. Edited by Jonneke Bekkenkamp and Freda Dröes (Leiden: Deo, 2004) 89-109.

Egger-Wenzel, R., "Mirjam, Debora und Judit – eine Prophetinnentradition?", in H. Lichtenberger – U. Mittmann-Richert (eds.), Biblical Figures in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature, Yearbook 2008; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2009) 95-122.

Elliger, K., "Debora: 'Mutter in Israel'", in K. Walter (ed.), Zwischen Ohnmacht und Befreiung. Biblische Frauengestalten (Frauenforum; Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 1988) 53-61.

Exum, J. C., "'Mother in Israel': A Familiar Story Reconsidered", in L. M. Russell (ed.), Feminist Interpretation of the Bible (Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1985) 73-85. German: "'Mutter in Israel': Eine vertraute Gestalt neu betrachtet", in L. M. Russell (ed.), Befreien wir das Wort: feministische Bibelauslegung (München: Kaiser, 1989) 85-100.

Exum, J. C., Was sagt das Richterbuch den Frauen? (SBS 169; Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 1997), esp. 24-30 (on Deborah & Jael).

Fewell, D. N. – D. M. Gunn, "Controlling Perspectives: Women, Men and the Authority of Violence in Judges 4 and 5", JAAR 58 (1990) 389-411.

Finkelstein, I., "Compositional Phases, Geography and Historical Setting behind Judges 4-5 and the Location of Harosheth-Ha-Goiim", SJOT 31 (2017) 26-43.

Fritz, V., "The Complex of Traditions in Judges 4 and 5 and the Religion of Pre-State Israel", in A. M. Maeir – P. de Miroschedji (eds.), "I Will Speak the Riddles of Ancient Times". Archaeological and Historical Studies in Honor of Amihai Mazar on the Occasion of his Sixtieth Birthday (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2006) 2.689-698.

Frolov, S., Judges (FOTL 6B; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2013) 120-154.

Gaß, E., "The Deborah-Barak Composition (Jdg 4-5): Some Topographical Reflections", PEQ 149 (2017) 326-335.

Gevaryahu, H., "Deborah, the Wife of Lapidot", JBQ 18 (1989) 135-140.

Gillmayr-Bucher, S., "Rollenspiele – Debora und die Richter", in S. Gillmayr-Bucher – A. Giercke – C. Niessen (eds.), Ein Herz so weit wie der Sand am Ufer des Meeres: Festschrift für Georg Hentschel (ETS 90; Würzburg: Echter, 2006) 179-192.

Goldingay, J., "Motherhood, Machismo and the Purpose of Yahweh in Judges 4-5", Anvil 12 (1995) 21-33. [the article can be downloaded here]

Gottlieb, F., "Three Mothers", Judaism [New York] 30 (1981) 194-203.

Groß, W., "Prophetin und Prophet im Richterbuch", in C. Diller – M. Mulzer – K. Ólason – R. Rothenbusch (eds.), Studien zu Psalmen und Propheten: Festschrift für Hubert Irsigler (HBS 64; Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 2010) 177-191. Reprinted in W. Groß – E. Gaß, Studien zum Richterbuch und seinen Völkernamen (SBAB 54; Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 2012) 89-103.

Grottanelli, C., "The Story of Deborah and Baraq: A Comparative Approach", Studi e materiali di Storia delle religioni 53 / XI n.s. (1987) 149-164. Reprinted in C. Grottanelli, Kings and Prophets: Monarchic Power, Inspired Leadership, and Sacred Text in Biblical Narrative (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999) 73-86.

Guillaume, P., Waiting for Josiah. The Judges (JSOTSup 385; London: T & T Clark International, 2004), esp. 30-41 ("Judges 4-5: Deborah, Barak and Jael").

Hackett, J. A., "In the Days of Jael: Reclaiming the History of Women in Ancient Israel", in C. W. Atkinson – C. H. Buchanan – M. R. Miles (eds.), Immaculate and Powerful: The Female in Sacred Image and Social Reality (Harvard Women's Studies in Religion Series; Boston: Beacon, 1985) 15-38.

Halpern, B., "The Resourceful Israelite Historian: The Song of Deborah and Israelite Historiography", HTR 76 (1983) 379-401.

Halpern, B., The First Historians: The Hebrew Bible and History (San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1988). Paperback edition (University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996). In the 1996 edition see esp. Chapter 4: "Sisera and Old Lace: The Case of Deborah and Yael" (76-103).

Hauser, A. J., "Sisera", ABD VI (1992) 52-53.

Hecht, A., "Frau und Politik. Debora (Richter 4 und 5)", in A. Meissner (ed.), Und sie tanzen aus der Reihe. Frauen im Alten Testament (Stuttgarter Taschenbücher, 10; Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 1992) 78-93.

Herzberg, B., "Deborah and Moses", JSOT 38.1 (Sept. 2013) 15-33.

Hess, R. S., "Judges 1-5 and Its Translation", in S. E. Porter – R. S. Hess (eds.), Translating the Bible. Problems and Prospects (JSNTSup 173; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999) 142-160 (esp. 150-157).

Houston, W. J., "Misunderstanding or Midrash? The Prose Appropriation of Poetic Material in the Hebrew Bible (Part I)", ZAW 109 (1997) 342-355.

Houston, W. J., "Murder and Midrash: The Prose Appropriation of Poetic Material in the Hebrew Bible (Part II)", ZAW 109 (1997) 534-548.

Jacobson, H., "Bedan and Barak Reconsidered", VT 44 (1994) 108-109.

Jason, H., "Judges 4-5 – An Epic Work? Preliminary Remarks", Shnaton 5/6 (1981/82) 79-87, LXVI. [article in Hebrew; brief summary in English]

Jost, R., Gender, Sexualität und Macht in der Anthropologie des Richterbuches (BWANT 164; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2006), esp. 115-163.

Kagerer, B., "Die Biene in der Bibel. Ein Beitrag zur Exegese der deborah-Stellen", BN 114/115 (2002) 71-88.

Kaswalder, P., "Le tribù in Gdc 1,1-2,5 e in Gdc 4-5", LASBF 43 (1993) 89-113.

Kawashima, R. S., "From Song to Story: The Genesis of Narrative in Judges 4 and 5", Prooftexts 21 (2001) 151-178. Reprinted in R. S. Kawashima, Biblical Narrative and the Death of the Rhapsode (Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature; Bloomington, IND: Indiana University Press, 2004) 17-34.

Klein, L. R., "Deborah and Jael: Audacious Female Role Models?", in L. R. Klein, From Deborah to Esther: Sexual Politics in the Hebrew Bible (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2003) 31-40.

Kooij, A. van der, "On Male and Female Views in Judges 4 and 5", in B. Becking – M. Dijkstra (eds.), On Reading Prophetic Texts: Gender-Specific and Related Studies in Memory of Fokkelien van Dijk-Hemmes (Biblical Interpretation Series, 18; Leiden: Brill, 1996) 135-152.

Lederman-Daniely, D., "'I Arose a Mother in Israel': Motherhood as a Liberating Power in the Biblical Stories of Miriam and Deborah", in D. Cooper – C. Phelan (eds.), Motherhood in Antiquity (Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) 9-27.

Létourneau, A., Violence au féminin en Juges 4-5: entre normativité et subversion du genre. Maîtrise en Sciences des Religions, Université du Québec à Montréal, 2008. [this unpublished work can be downloaded here]

Lowery, K. E., "Barak", ABD I (1992) 608.

Lowery, K. E., "Jael", ABD III (1992) 610-611.

Lowery, K. E., "Lappidoth", ABD IV (1992) 233.

Manor, D. W., "The Topography and Geography of the Jezreel Valley as They Contribute to the Battles of Deborah and Gideon", Near East Archaeological Society Bulletin 28 (1987) 25-33.

Margalit, B., "Observations on the Jael-Sisera Story (Judges 4-5)", in D. P. Wright – D. N. Freedman – A. Hurvitz (eds.), Pomegranates and Golden Bells. Studies in Biblical, Jewish, and Near Eastern Ritual, Law, and Literature in Honor of Jacob Milgrom (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1995) 629-641.

Matthews, V. H. – D. C. Benjamin, "Jael: Host or Judge?", The Bible Today 30 (1992) 291-296.

Mayfield, T., "The Accounts of Deborah (Judges 4-5) in Recent Research", CBR 7.3 (June 2009) 306-335. [studies published after 1990]

Meyers, C., "Of Seasons and Soldiers: A Topological Appraisal of the Premonarchic Tribes of Galilee", BASOR 252 (Autumn 1983) 47-59.

Müller-Fieberg, R., "Debora. Mut zu Führung und Verantwortung: Eine Richterin und Prophetin Israels", in B. Kowalski – R. Müller-Fieberg, Denn wo du hingehst, will auch ich hingehen. Biblische Personen als Handlungsmodelle – katechetische Arbeitshilfen (Feiern mit der Bibel, 33; Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 2012) 24-38.

Na’aman, N., "Literary and Topographical Notes on the Battle of Kishon (Judges iv-v)", VT 40 (1990) 423-436. Reprinted [same title] in N. Na’aman, Canaan in the Second Millennium b.c.e., Collected Essays, Volume 2 (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2005) 303-316.

Neef, H.-D., "Deboraerzählung und Deboralied: Beobachtungen zum Verhältnis von Jdc. iv und v", VT 44 (1994) 47-59.

Neef, H.-D., Deboraerzählung und Deboralied. Studien zu Jdc 4,1-5,31 (BThSt 49; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 2002).

Niditch, S., "Eroticism and Death in the Tale of Jael", in P. L. Day (ed.), Gender and Difference in Ancient Israel (Minneapolis: Fortress, 1989) 43-57.

Niditch, S., War in the Hebrew Bible. A Study in the Ethics of Violence (New York – Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), esp. 113-117 (on Jael).

Niemann, H. M., "Taanach und Megiddo: Überlegungen zur strukturell-historischen Situation zwischen Saul und Salomo", VT 52 (2002) 93-102. Reprinted in H. M. Niemann, History of Ancient Israel, Archaeology, and Bible: Collected Essays / Geschichte Israels, Archäologie und Bibel: gesammelte Aufsätze. Herausgegeben von Meik Gerhards (AOAT 418; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2015) 169-176.

Noble, Paul, "Why Did Jael Kill Sisera? A Canonical Perspective", in J. K. Aitken (ed.), On Stone and Scroll. Essays in Honour of Graham Ivor Davies (BZAW 420; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2011) 317-328.

O'Connor, M., "The Women in the Book of Judges", HAR 10 (1986) 277-293.

Ogden, G. S., "Poetry, Prose and Their Relationship: Some Reflections Based on Judges 4 and 5", in E. R. Wendland (ed.), Discourse Perspectives on Hebrew Poetry in the Scriptures (United Bible Societies Monograph Series, 7; New York: United Bible Societies, 1994) 111-130.

Patton, C. L., "From Heroic Individual to Nameless Victim. Women in the Social World of the Judges", in L. Bennett Elder – D. L. Barr – E. Struthers Malbon (eds.), Biblical and Humane. A Festschrift for John F. Priest (Homage series; Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1996) 33-46.

Rainey, A. F., "The Military Camp Ground at Taanach by the Waters of Meggido", in B. Mazar (ed.), Y. Aharoni Memorial Volume (Eretz-Israel 15; Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society, 1981) 61*-66*. [English, with Hebrew summary]

Rainey, A. F., "Toponymic Problems (cont.): Harosheth-Hagoiim", TA 10 (1983) 46-48.

Rasmussen, R. C., "Deborah the Woman Warrior", in M. Bal (ed.), Anti-Covenant. Counter-Reading Women's Lives in the Hebrew Bible (JSOTSup 81 / Bible and Literature, 22; Sheffield: Almond Press, 1989) 79-93.

Reis, P. T., "Uncovering Jael and Sisera. A New Reading", SJOT 19 (2005) 24-47.

Roux, J., "Deux femmes d'élite en Israël: Débora et Yaël (Jg 4-5)", in M.-L. Chaieb (ed.), Élites contestées et contestataires dans le monde biblique, figures paradoxales (Bibliothèque d'Études juives, 46; Paris: Honoré Champion, 2012) 37-82.

Roux, J., "À qui et à quoi résistent les femmes qui combattent pour YHWH? Regard sur cinq héroïnes bibliques: Débora, Yaël, la fille de Jephté, Esther et Judith. I: Des résistantes pour YHWH", ScEs 67 (2015) 191-221.

Roux, J., "À qui et à quoi résistent les femmes qui combattent pour YHWH? Regard sur cinq héroïnes bibliques: Débora, Yaël, la fille de Jephté, Esther et Judith. II: Contre une oppression dirigée contre les femmes", ScEs 67 (2015) 223-237.

Sakenfeld, K. D., "Whose Text Is It?", JBL 127 (2008) 5-18.

Scherer, A., Überlieferungen von Religion und Krieg. Exegetische und religionsgeschichtliche Untersuchungen zu Richter 3-8 und verwandten Texten (WMANT 105; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 2005).

Scippa, V., "Giaele, una donna forte dell'Antico Testamento. Analisi strutturale di Gdc 5,23-27 e 4,17-23", RivB 39 (1991) 385-422.

Shaw, J., "Constructions of Woman in Readings of the Story of Deborah", in M. Bal (ed.), Anti-Covenant. Counter-Reading Women's Lives in the Hebrew Bible (JSOTSup 81 / Bible and Literature Series, 22; Sheffield: Almond Press, 1989) 113-132.

Spronk, K., et al., "Deborah (Judge)", EBR 6 (2013) 406-418. Details: 1. Hebrew Bible / Old Testament (K. Spronk) 406-407; 2. Judaism (T. Kadari; J. Davis) 407- 411; 3. Literature (D. M. Gunn) 411-414; 4. Visual Arts (I. M. Veldman) 414-416; 5. Music (L. M. Koldau) 416-417; 6. Film (C. Mariottini) 417-418.

Stökl, J., "Deborah, Huldah, and Innibana: Constructions of Female Prophecy in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible", JAJ 6 (2015) 320-334.

Tonelli, D., Immagini di violenza divina nell'Antico Testamento (Scienze religiose, nuova serie, 31; Bologna: Edizioni Dehoniane, 2014).

Toorn, K. van der, "Jael", DDD (1999) 461.

Vainstub, D., "Some Points of Contact Between the Biblical Deborah War Traditions and Some Greek Mythologies", VT 61 (2011) 324-334.

Vermeulen, K., "Hands, Heads, and Feet: Body Parts as Poetic Device in Judges 4-5", JBL 136 (2017) 801-819.

Watts, J. W., Psalm and Story: Inset Hymns in Hebrew Narrative (JSOTSup 139; Sheffield: JSOT Press / Sheffield Academic Press, 1992).

Weitzman, S., Song and Story in Biblical Narrative: The History of a Literary Convention in Ancient Israel (Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature; Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1997).

Wit, H. de, "Leyendo con Yael: un ejercicio en hermenéutica intercultural", in G. Hansen (ed.), Los caminos inexhauribles de la Palabra: (Las relecturas creativas en la Biblia y de la Biblia): Homenaje de colegas y discípulos a J. Severino Croatto en sus 70 años de vida, 40 de magisterio, y 25 en el ISEDET (Buenos Aires: Lumen-ISEDET, 2000) 11-66. Dutch version: "Lezen met Jaël: Op weg naar interculturele hermeneutiek", in J. W. Dyk (ed.), Richteren (Amsterdamse Cahiers voor Exegese van de Bijbel en zijn tradities, 19; Maastricht: Shaker Publishing, 2001) 71-96.

Wright, J. L., "Deborah's War Memorial: The Composition of Judges 4-5 and the Politics of War Commemoration", ZAW 123 (2011) 516-534.

Younger, K. L., Jr., "Heads! Tails! Or the Whole Coin?! Contextual Method and Intertextual Analysis: Judges 4 and 5", in K. Lawson Younger, Jr. – W. W. Hallo – B. F. Batto (eds.), The Biblical Canon in Comparative Perspective (Ancient Near Eastern Texts and Studies, 11 / Scripture in Context, IV; Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1991) 109-146.

Zakovitch, Y., "Sisseras Tod", ZAW 93 (1981) 364-374.

III.    History of reception

Bronner, L. L., "Valorized or Vilified? The Women of Judges in Midrashic Sources", in A. Brenner (ed.), A Feminist Companion to Judges (Feminist Companion to the Bible, 4; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1993) 72-95.

Bronner, L. L., From Eve to Esther: Rabbinic Reconstructions of Biblical Women (Gender and the Biblical Tradition; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1994), esp. 163-184 (= Chap. 9: "'Deborah: Say Your Song': Female Prophecy in Talmudic Tradition").

Brown, C. A., No Longer Be Silent. First Century Jewish Portraits of Biblical Women. Studies in Pseudo-Philo's Biblical Antiquities and Josephus's Jewish Antiquities (Gender and the Biblical Tradition; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1992), esp. 39-92 (= Chap. 1 "Deborah").

Burnette-Bletsch, R., "At the Hands of a Woman: Rewriting Jael in Pseudo-Philo", JSP 17 (1998) 53-64.

Colafemmina, C., "Le profetesse Debora e Ḥulda nell'esegesi giudaica e cristiana", Annali di Storia dell'Esegesi 1 (1984) 219-229. [Volume title: Atti del 1o† seminario di ricerca su Storia dell'Esegesi giudaica e cristiana antica, 27-29 ottobre 1983.]

Conway, C. M., Sex and Slaughter in the Tent of Jael: A Cultural History of a Biblical Story (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017).

Egger-Wenzel, R., "Mirjam, Debora und Judit – eine Prophetinnentradition?", in H. Lichtenberger – U. Mittmann-Richert (eds.), Biblical Figures in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature, Yearbook 2008; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2009) 95-122.

Feldman, L., "Josephus' Portrait of Deborah", in A. Caquot – M. Hadas-Lebel – J. Riaud (eds.), Hellenica et Judaica, hommage à Valentin Nikiprowetzky (Leuven: Peeters, 1986) 115-128.

Feldman, L. H., "On Professor Mark Roncace's Portraits of Deborah and Gideon in Josephus", JSJ 32 (2001) 193-220. Reprinted [same title] in L. H. Feldman, Judaism and Hellenism Reconsidered (JSPSup 107; Leiden: Brill, 2006) 607-636.

Horst, P. W. van der, "Deborah and Seila in Ps-Philo's Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum", in I. Gruenwald – S. Shaked – G. G. Stroumsa (eds.), Messiah and Christos. Studies in the Jewish Origins of Christianity. Presented to David Flusser on the Occasion of His Seventy-Fifth Birthday (Texte und Studien zum antiken Judentum, 32; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1992) 111-117.

Leneman, H., "Re-Visioning a Biblical Story through Libretto and Music: 'Debora e Jaele' by Ildebrando Pizzetti", BibInt 15 (2007) 428-463.

Livneh, A., "Deborah's New Song: The Historical Résumé in LAB 32:1-11 in Context", JSJ 48 (2017) 203-245.

Roncace, M., "Josephus' (Real) Portraits of Deborah and Gideon: A Reading of Antiquities 5.198-232", JSJ 31 (2000) 247-274. [see Feldman 2001 above for a reply]

Schroeder, J. A., Deborah's Daughters: Gender Politics and Biblical Interpretation (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014).

Shemesh, Y., "'Yet He Committed No Act of Sin with Me, to Defile and Shame Me' (Judith 13:16): The Narrative of Judith as a Corrective to the Narrative of Yael and Sisera", Shnaton 16 (2006) 159-177.

Siquans, A., "Gender und prophetisches Reden: Mirjam und Debora in der patristischen Reflexion", Annali di Studi religiosi 9 (2008) 279-289.

Siquans, A., "Glaubensmut und Mannhaftigkeit. Die Deutung von Gewalttaten alttestamentlicher Frauen in der Patristik", Protokolle zur Bibel 19 (2010) 69-76.

Siquans, A., Die alttestamentlichen Prophetinnen in der patristischen Rezeption. Texte, Kontexte, Hermeneutik (Herders biblische Studien, 65; Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 2011). [on Deborah pp.180-244, but elsewhere too in the synthetic part of the work]

Spronk, K., et al., "Deborah (Judge)", EBR 6 (2013) 406-418. Details: 1. Hebrew Bible / Old Testament (K. Spronk) 406-407; 2. Judaism (T. Kadari; J. Davis) 407- 411; 3. Literature (D. M. Gunn) 411-414; 4. Visual Arts (I. M. Veldman) 414-416; 5. Music (L. M. Koldau) 416-417; 6. Film (C. Mariottini) 417-418.

White, S. A., "In the Steps of Jael and Deborah: Judith as Heroine", in J. C. VanderKam (ed.), 'No One Spoke Ill of Her': Essays on Judith (EJL 2; Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1992) 5-16.

IV.    Online resources

Eder, S., "Barak", in WiBiLex [article dated 2008-02]. See the Useful Links page for information about the WiBiLex.

Eder, S., "Debora / Deboralied", in WiBiLex [article dated 2009-07].