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Ruth


Introductions

Article in Journal or Book B. Green, "The Plot of the Biblical Story of Ruth," Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 23 (1982): 55-68.
Book or monograph Howard: An Introduction to the Old Testament Historical BooksDavid M. Howard, Jnr., An Introduction to the Old Testament Historical Books. Chicago: Moody, 1993. Hbk. ISBN: 0802441270. pp.126-39. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book A Complete Literary Guide to the BibleN.M. Tischler, "Ruth," Leland Ryken & Tremper Longman III, eds. A Complete Literary Guide to the Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1993. Pbk. ISBN: 0310230780. pp.151-64. {Amazon.com}

Commentaries

Book or monograph Atkinson: The Message of RuthDavid Atkinson, The Message of Ruth. The Bible Speaks Today. Leicester: IVP, 1984. Pbk. ISBN: 0851107400. pp.128. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Auld: Joshua, Judges, and RuthA.Graeme Auld, Joshua, Judges, and Ruth. Daily Study Bible. Westminster, 1985. Pbk. ISBN: 0664245765. pp.282. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Block: Judges-RuthDaniel I. Block, Judges-Ruth. New American Commentary. Broadman & Holman Publishers, 1999. Hbk. ISBN: 0805401067. pp.416. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Campbell: Ruth : A New Translation With Introduction, Notes, and CommentaryEdward Fay Campbell, Jr. Ruth. Anchor Bible, Vol. 7. Doubleday, 1975. Hbk. ISBN: 0385053169. pp.175. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Joshua, Judges, RuthJ. Gordon Harris, Cheryl Anne Brown & Michael S. Moore, Joshua, Judges, Ruth. New International Biblical Commentary. Old Testament Series, 5. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson Publishers, 2000. Pbk. ISBN: 1565632141. pp.300. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Judges and RuthArthur E. Cundall & Leon Morris, Judges and Ruth. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Leicester: IVP, 1968. Pbk. ISBN: 0851118240. pp.318. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph W.J. Fuerst, The Books of Ruth, Esther, Ecclesiastes, the Song of Songs, Lamentations. Cambridge Bible Commentary. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1975. pp.267.
Book or monograph C.J. Goslinga, Joshua, Judges, Ruth. Bible Students Commentary. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1986. Hbk. ISBN: 0310452805. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Hubbard: The Book of RuthRobert L. Hubbard, Jr., The Book of Ruth, The New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1991. Hbk. ISBN: 0802825265. pp.317. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Sakenfield: RuthKatherine Doob Sakenfield, Ruth. A Bible Commentary for Preaching and Teaching. Philadelphia: Westminster John Knox Press, 1999. Hbk. ISBN: 0804231494. pp.91. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Sasson: RuthJack M. Sasson, Ruth: A New Translation with a Philological Commentary and a Formalist-Folklorist Interpretation, 2nd edn. JSOT Press, 1989. Pbk. ISBN: 1850752133. pp.336. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Charles Simeon, Horae Homileticae or Discourses Digested Into One Continued Series and Forming a Commentary, Upon Every Book of the Old and New Testament, Vol. 3: Judges to Second of Kings, 7th edn. London: Henry G., Bohn, 1845. pp.89-108.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Younger: Judges / RuthK. Lawson Younger, Judges / Ruth. The NIV Application Commentary. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2002. Hbk. ISBN: 0310206367. pp.551. {CBD} {Amazon.com}

Theology

Book or monograph R.M. Hals, The Theology of the Book of Ruth. Fortress, 1969.
On-line Resource Leif Hongisto, "Literary structure and theology in the Book of Ruth," Andrews University Seminary Studies 23.1 (Spring 1985): 19-28.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book W.S. Prinsloo, "The Theology of the Book of Ruth," Vetus Testamentum 30 (1980): 330-41.

Other Subjects

Article in Journal or Book

D.R.G. Beattie, "Who is Ruth, what is she?" Irish Biblical Studies 1.4 (1979): 201-214.

Article in Journal or Book M. Bernstein, "Two Multivalent Readings in the Ruth Narrative," Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 50 (1991): 15-26.
Article in Journal or Book J.L. Berquest, "Role Differentiation in the Book of Ruth," Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 57 (1993): 23-37.
Article in Journal or Book S. Bertman, "Symmentrical Design in the Book of Ruth," Journal of Biblical Literature 84 (1965): 165-68.
On-line Resource Julius A. Bewes, "The Goël in Ruth 4:14, 15," American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literature 20 (1903-04): 202-206.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Angela Wong Wai Ching, "History, Identity and a Community of hesed: A Biblical Reflection on Ruth 1:1-17," Asia Journal of Theology 13.1 (1999): 3-13.
Book or monograph Davis: Conquest and CrisisJohn J. Davis, Conquest and Crisis: Studies in Joshua, Judges, and Ruth. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2001. Pbk. ISBN: 1579108288. pp.188. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Warren Austin Gage, "Ruth upon the Threshing Floor and the Sin of Gibeah: A Biblical-Theological Study," Westminster Theological Journal 51.2 (1989): 369-375.
Article in Journal or Book E. Giannarelli, "Ruth and the Church Fathers," Journal of the Service international de documentation judeo-chrétienne 23.2 (1990): 12-15.
On-line Resource Murray D. Gow, "Ruth Quoque - a Coquette: (Ruth 4:5)," Tyndale Bulletin 41.2 (1990): 302-311. View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Danna Nolan Fewell & David Miller Gunn, Compromising Redemption: Relating Characters in the Book of Ruth. Westminster / John Knox Press, 1991. Pbk. ISBN: 0664251358. pp.141. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Murray D. Gow, The Book of Ruth. Leicester: Apollos, 1992. Hbk. ISBN: 0851117651. pp.238. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Reg Grant, "Literary Structure in the Book of Ruth," Bibliotheca Sacra 148: 592 (1991): 424-441.
On-line Resource Robert L. Hubbard, Jr., "The Go'el in Ancient Israel: Theological Reflections on an Israelite Institution," Bulletin for Biblical Research 1 (1991): 3-19.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Alastair Hunter, "How Many Gods Had Ruth?" Scottish Journal of Theology 34 (1981): 427-
Book or monograph Marjo C.A. Korpel, Structure of the "Book of Ruth". Van Gorcum Ltd., 2001. Hbk. ISBN: 9023236572. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource A. Boyd Luter & Richard O. Rigsby, "The Chiastic Structure of Ruth 2," Bulletin for Biblical Research 3 (1993): 49-58.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Boyd Luter & Richard O. Rigsby, "An Adjusted Symmetrical Structuring of Ruth," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 39.1 (March 1996): 15-28.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Eugene H. Merrill, "The Book of Ruth: Narration and Shared Themes," Bibliotheca Sacra 142: 566 (1985): 130-139.
Article in Journal or Book Michael S. Moore, "Two Textual Anomalies in Ruth," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 59.2 (1997): 234-243.
Article in Journal or Book Michael S. Moore, "Ruth the Moabite and the Blessing of Foreigners," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 60.2 (1998): 203-217.
On-line Resource Michael S. Moore, "To King or Not to King: A Canonical-Historical Approach to Ruth," Bulletin for Biblical Research 11.1 (2001): 27-41.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book D.F. Rauber, "Literary Values in the Bible: The Book of Ruth," Journal of Biblical Literature 89 (1970): 27-37.
Article in Journal or Book F.C. Rossow, "Literary Artistry in the Book of Ruth and Its Theological Significance," Concordia Journal 17 (1991): 12-19.
Article in Journal or Book L. Ryken, "Ruth," D.L. Jeffrey, ed. A Dictionary of Biblical Tradtion in English Literature. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1992. pp.669-70.
On-line Resource Michael E.W. Thompson, "New Life Amid the Alien Corn: The Book of Ruth," The Evangelical Quarterly 65.3 (July-Sept. 1993): 197-210. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
Book or monograph Vance: A Hebrew Reader for RuthDonald R. Vance, A Hebrew Reader for Ruth. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2003. Pbk. ISBN: 1565637402. pp.96. {CBD} {Amazon.com}

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