xii, 265 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Symposium series (Society of Biblical Literature) ; no. 42.
Formatted Contents Note
The meaning of war : definitions for the study of war in ancient Israelite literature / Frank Ritchel Ames Military valor and kingship : a book-oriented approach to the study of a major war theme / Jacob L. Wright Fighting in writing : warfare in histories of ancient Israel / Megan Bishop Moore Assyrian military practices and Deuteronomy's laws of warfare / Michael G. Hasel Assyrian siege warfare imagery and the background of a biblical curse / Jeremy D. Smoak Wartime rhetoric : prophetic metaphorization of cities as female / Brad E. Kelle Family metaphors and social conflict in Hosea / Alice A. Keefe "We have seen the enemy, and he is only a 'she'" : the portrayal of warriors as women / Claudia D. Bergmann Conquest reconfigured : recasting warfare in the redaction of Joshua / L. Daniel Hawk "Go back by the way you came" : an internal textual critique of Elijah's violence in 1 Kings 18-19 / Frances Flannery Shifts in Israelite war ethics and early Jewish historiography of plundering / Brian Kvasnica Gideon at Thermopylae? : on the militarization of miracle in biblical narrative and "battle maps" / Daniel L. Smith-Christopher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-240) and indexes.