Jim West

Bibliography
Books
Huldrych Zwingli’s Letter to Johannes Bugenhagen, Translation and Introduction. An
Occasional Publication of the Pitts Theology Library, Forthcoming.

Jeremiah in History and Tradition, (Copenhagen International Seminar Series), Routledge,
Forthcoming.

Zwingli to Amyraut: Exploring the growth of European Reformed Traditions, (eds. Jon Balserak,
Jim West) in the Reformed Historical Theology series, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2017.

History, Politics and the Bible from the Iron Age to the Media Age, (eds. James Crossley, Jim
West), Bloomsbury/ Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2016.

Huldrych Zwingli’s The Lord’s Supper: Memorial or Thanksgiving to Christ, Translation and
Introduction. An Occasional Publication of the Pitts Theology Library, 2016.

Finding Myth and History in the Bible: Scholarship, Scholars and Errors- A Festschrift for
Giovanni Garbini, (eds. Lukasz Niesiolowski-Spano, Jim West, Chiara Peri), Equinox, 2016.

Through the Year With Zwingli and Bullinger: A Devotional, Quartz Hill Publishing, 2015.

‘Christ our Captain: An Introduction to Huldrych Zwingli,’ Quartz Hill Publishing, 2011.

Church Discipline: P.H. Mell’s Manual and its Meaning, Tennessee Baptist Historical Society,
2010.

Big Emory Baptist Association: 1875-2006, Quartz Hill Publishing, 2008.

The Humor of Huldrych Zwingli: The Lighter Side of the Protestant Reformation, Edwin Mellen
Press, 2007

Baptist Confessions of Faith: For the Person in the Pew, Quartz Hill Publishing, 2006

Petros Baptist Church: A History, Quartz Hill Publishing, 2006

Systematic Theology: Theology for the Person in the Pew, Quartz Hill Publishing 2006

Biblical Studies: A Beginners Guide to Significant Aspects of the Study of the Bible, Quartz Hill
Publishing, 2005.

The Person in the Pew Commentary Series, Quartz Hill Publishing, 2006-2016, are all available
from Quartz Hill Publishing House) or directly from the author in PDF format.

Essays
Staring Down the Wishing Well (in a Forthcoming collection of Essays), 2019

Jeremiah Through Zwingli’s Eyes for Unio Cum Christo, Forthcoming.

Huldrych Zwingli’s Implementation of the Lord’s Supper for Sacramental Life, Vol 30:1, (Lent-
Easter) 2018.

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Huldrych Zwingli: His Path to Reformation, for the Christian History Institute Website, March,
2018.

Luther, Luther, Luther: He didn’t reform Christianity as much as this guy did, for Religion News
Service, November, 2017.

The Reformation in Wittenberg (in 3 Parts), for the Christian History Institute Website, April-May,
2017.

When the State Advanced the Church in Christian History Magazine, #118, May, 2016.

Tearing Down the Images, in Christian History Magazine, #118, May, 2016.

Whose Mythic, Rhythmic, Theological and Cultural Memory is it Anyway? in Biblical
Interpretation Beyond Historicity, Edited by Ingrid Hjelm, Thomas L. Thompson, 2016.

CNN’s ‘Finding Jesus’: the ‘James Ossuary,’ Bible and Interpretation, March 2015.

Maurice Casey, My Friend: A Remembrance, Bible and Interpretation, May 2014.

Jesus The Reformer, Bible and Interpretation, May, 2014.

The Tale of the Lead Codices from Jordan: A Brief History, Bible and Interpretation, January, 2014

Beware the Angry Prophet: 2 Kings 2:23-25, Bible and Interpretation, March, 2013.

Christopher Rollston and Martin Luther: On Christian Academic Freedom, Bible and
Interpretation, October, 2012.

“A (Very, Very) Short History of Minimalism: From the Chronicler to the Present”, in Thompson,
Thomas L. & Thomas S. Verenna, eds., "Is This the Carpenter’s Son?" The Question on the
Historicity of the Figure of Jesus (CIS, London: Equinox) 2012.

Blogging the Bible: A Short History, in the Bulletin For the Study of Religion, September, 2010.

A (Very, Very) Short History of Minimalism: From the Chronicler to the Present, Bible and
Interpretation, September, 2010.

Theological Exegesis, in Bible and Interpretation, July, 2010.

Whoring After Her Lovers: The Quest for Power, Control, Exploitative Domination, and The
Industry of Accreditation- Or, How Academic Manipulators Have Become the New Magisterium,
Bible and Interpretation, July, 2010.

The Sackgasse of A-Theistic Biblical Studies, Bible and Interpretation, June, 2010.

All in a Day’s Work in Teaching the Bible, January, 2010.

Blogging The Bible in Bible and Interpretation, December, 2009.

Source Criticism in Teaching the Bible, October 2009.

Stalemate: Archaeological Research, The Public, and Our Responsibility, in Bible and
Interpretation, 2009.

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Bible Studies For Life Sunday School Commentary; September- November 2009 in the Baptist and
Reflector

Nineteenth-Century Baptists and Church Discipline: Case Studies from Georgia in Baptist
History and Heritage, Fall, 2009.

On Location: The 2009 Meeting of the Catholic Biblical Association, in SBL Forum, Summer,
2009.

Thomas Thompson: A Word of Appreciation from a Pastor, in Scandinavian Journal of the Old
Testament, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2009

Oh What a Baptist Web We Weave in Ethics Daily, October, 2008.

Academics, Biblical Studies, and ‘The Man on the Street’: Whither Biblical Studies on the Web?,
in Bible and Interpretation, 2008.

The Bible in Wilson County, in Ethics Daily, October, 2006

Jesus The Reformer, in The Journal of Biblical Studies, Vol 6, No. 2, 2006

Competing Traditions and the Birth of Texts, Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament, Vol 19,
No. 2, 2005

Biblical Archaeology Review: Friend or Foe? in Bible and Interpretation, September 2005

A Very, Very Short Note in Response to James K. Hoffmeier, See J-Hiphil, (Volume 2), 2005

The Bible in the Pew: Congregations and Critical Scholarship from the Pastor's Perspective,
Expository Times, July 2005

The Copenhagen Boomerang: Deadly Weapon or the Retrieval of a Forgotten Truth? In Bible and
Interpretation, April 2005

Family Bible Study Sunday School Commentary; March-May 2004 in the Baptist and Reflector

Huldrych Zwingli: A Contribution to the “Open Theism” Debate, for The Evangelical Theological
Society 2003

Scholars and the James Ossuary: A Reply to Bruce Chilton, in Bible and Interpretation, September
2003

Dictionary and Encyclopedia Entries
“Predestination” in the Hebrew Bible in The Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception,
(DeGruyter, Forthcoming)
“Providence” in the Hebrew Bible in The Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception,
(DeGruyter, Forthcoming)
“Partiality” in the Hebrew Bible in The Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception, (DeGruyter,
Forthcoming)
“Politics and the Bible” in the Hebrew Bible in The Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception,
(DeGruyter, Forthcoming)
“Free Will” in The Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception, Vol 9, (DeGruyter, 2014)

“James” in Global Perspectives on the New Testament (Pearson, 2014)
“Jeremiah” in Global Perspectives on the Old Testament (Pearson, 2014)

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“Bethlehem” in The Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus (Routledge Press, 2008)
“Jericho” in The Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus (Routledge Press, 2008)
“Jerusalem” in The Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus (Routledge Press, 2008)

“Patience” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)
“Perceive” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)
“Race (sport)” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)
“Reaping” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)
“Register/Registration” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)
“Rehoboth” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)
“Remain, To” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)
“Rescue” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)
“Reverence” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)
“Rhetorical Question” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)
“Rimmon-Perez” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)
“Sentinel, Sentry” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)
“Sail” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)
“Sailor” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)
“Scold” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)
“Second Coming” in The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2008)

"Sheol" in The Eerdman’s Dictionary of the Bible (Eerdman’s Publishing, 2000)
"Abaddon" in The Eerdman’s Dictionary of the Bible (Eerdman’s Publishing, 2000)
"Apollyon" in The Eerdman’s Dictionary of the Bible (Eerdman’s Publishing, 2000)
"Hades" in The Eerdman’s Dictionary of the Bible (Eerdman’s Publishing, 2000)

Devotional Writings
“Weekly Devotional” column in the Morgan County News, 1994-Present

Book Reviews for Reading Religion
Christianity, Book-Burning and Censorship in Late Antiquity, Dirk Rohmann, 2018.

Book Reviews for Relegere
The People’s Book: The Reformation and the Bible, Jennifer Powell McNutt & David Lauber, eds
Vol. 6, Nr. 2, 2016.

Book Reviews for Reviews in Religion and Theology
Brown, Cynthia, Believing Thinking, Bounded Theology: The Theological Methodology of Emil
Brunner, 2017.

Viazovski, Yaroslav, Image and Hope: John Calvin and Karl Barth on Body, Soul, and Life
Everlasting, 2017.

Book Reviews for the Center For Barth Studies
Resch, Dustin, Barth’s Interpretation of the Virgin Birth: A Sign of Mystery, October, 2014.

Book Reviews in the Society for Old Testament Study Book List
Numerous

Book Reviews in the Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament
A Brief Guide to the Hebrew Bible, by Hans M. Barstad (1:1, 2012)

Book Reviews in Zwingliana
Emidio Campi, Shifting Patterns of Reformed Tradition, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht,
2014. (44:2017).

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Bruce Gordon, Shaping the Bible in the Reformation, Leiden: Brill, 2012, (43:2016).

Jon Balsarek, John Calvin as Sixteenth Century Prophet, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014,
(42: 2015)

Peter Opitz, ed., The Myth of the Reformation, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2013
(41:2014)

Jon Balserak, Establishing the Remnant Church in France, 2011 (40:2013)

Schweizer Kirchengeschichte – neu reflektiert: Festschrift für Rudolf Dellsperger zum 65.
Geburtstag, hg. von Ulrich Gäbler et al., Bern et al.: Peter Lang, 2010 (Basler und Berner
Studien zur historischen und systematischen Theologie 73) (39: 2012)

Täufer und Reformierte im Disput: Texte des 17. Jahrhunderts über Verfolgung und Toleranz aus
Zürich und Amsterdam, hg. Und kommentiert von Philipp Wächli, Urs B. Leu und Christian
Scheidegger unter Mitarbeit von John D. Roth. Zürich: Achius Verlag, 2010, (38: 2011)

Book Reviews in the Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament
Supplementation and the Study of the Hebrew Bible, Saul Olyan and Jacob L. Wright,
Forthcoming.

Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian & Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory
and Imagination, Diana V. Edelman & Ehud ben Zvi, eds. (Nr 1, 2014)

Gender Issues in Ancient and Reformation Translations of Genesis 1-4, by Helen Kraus (Nr. 2,
2012)

Reading Daniel as a Text in Theological Hermeneutics, by Aron B. Hebbard (Nr. 2, 2012)

The Hebrew Prophets: An Introduction, by Jack Lundbom (Nr. 1, 2011)

The Apocalypse: A Brief History, by Martha Himmelfarb (Nr.1, 2011)

The Logos Original Language Library and the Ugaritic Library (Software Review) (Nr. 2, 2007)

Character and Ideology in the Book of Esther, by Michael V. Fox (Nr. 1, 2007)

The Book of Job, by Carol Newsom, (Nr. 2, 2007)

The Bible Unearthed: DVD, by Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman, (Nr. 2, 2007)

Book Reviews in the Journal for the Study of the Old Testament
Vom offenbaren und verborgenen Gott, by Otto Kaiser (33.5)

Terror All Around, by Amy Kalmanofsky (33:5)

Book Reviews in the Review of Biblical Literature
The Historical Jesus? Necessity and Limits of an Inquiry
Nodet, Etienne: T&T Clark, 2008

Voyages in Uncharted Waters: Essays on the Theory and Practice of Biblical Interpretation in
Honor of David Jobling, Wesley Bergen and Armin Siedlecki, Sheffield Phoenix, 2006

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Leonhard Goppelt (1911–1973)—Eine theologische Biographie: Exegese in theologischer und
kirchlicher Verantwortung
Simonsen, Horst: vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2004

Satan: A Biography
Kelly, Henry: Cambridge University Press, 2006

The Myth of the Lost Gospel
Powell, Evan: Symposium Press, 2006

Teologie nell' Antico Testamento
Gerstenberger, Erhard S. Bassani, Franco, translatorBrescia: Paideia Editrice, 2005

Evangelische Fundamentaltheologie: Theologie der Bibel
Hübner, Hans: Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2005

Ancient Israelite and Early Jewish Literature
Vriezen, T. C. and A. S. van der Woude,: Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2005

Biblical Myth and Rabbinic Mythmaking
Fishbane, Michael: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005

"Ho cercato e ho esplorato": Studi sul Qohelet
Mazzinghi, Luca: Bologna: Edizioni Dehoniane Bologna, 2001

Deuteronomy: Issues and Interpretation
Rofé, Alexander: London: T&T Clark, 2002

Dio E I Suoi Figli: Analisi retorica della Prima Raccolta Salomonica (Pr 10,1-22, 16)
Witek, Bernard: Rome: Editrice Pontificia Universita Gregoriana, 2005

Dóu vient le christianisme?
Taylor, Justin: Paris: Cerf, 2003

From Genesis to Chronicles: Explorations in Old Testament Theology
Rad, Gerhard von: Minneapolis: Fortress, 2005

He That Cometh: The Messiah Concept in the Old Testament and Later Judaism
Mowinckel, Sigmund: Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005

Il libro del Qohelet: Tradizione, Redazione, Teologia
Bellia, Giuseppe and Angelo Passaro, editors: Milano: Paoline Editoriale Libri, 2001

Il processo di Gesu
Jossa, Giorgio: Brescia: Paideia Editrice, 2002

Jerusalem's Rise to Sovereignty: Zion and Gerizim in Competition
Hjelm, Ingrid: London: T&T Clark, 2004

John's Use of the Old Testament in Revelation
Beale, G. K.: Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998

L'Apocalisse e i suoi enigmi
Biguzzi, Giancarlo: Brescia: Paideia Editrice, 2004

La Bibbia nel cristianesimo antico

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Etcheverría, Ramon Trevijano: Brescia: Paideia Editrice, 2003

Le Scritture prima della Bibbia
Maier, Johann: Brescia: Paideia Editrice, 2003

Lettera ai Galati: Commentario Esegetico
Buscemi, Alfio Marcello: Jerusalem: Franciscan Printing Press, 2004

Quelle maison pour Dieu?
Focant, Camille, editor: Paris: Cerf, 2003

Storia d'Israele: Introduzione alla storia d’Israele e Giuda dalle origini alla rivolta di Bar Kochbà
Soggin, J. Alberto: Brescia: Paideia Editrice, 2002

Studien zu alttestamentlichen Texten und Situationen
Kilian, Rudolf: Stuttgart: Verlag Katholisches Bibelwerk, 1999

Une théologie du Nouveau Testament
Vouga, Francois: Geneva: Labor et Fides, 2001

Book Reviews in the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society
You Are My People: An Introduction to the Prophetic Literature
Stulman, Louis: Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2010.

Book Reviews in the Catholic Biblical Quarterly
Preliminary excavation reports: Sardis, Idalion, and Tell el-Handaquq North, 1998.

The flourishing of Jewish sects in the Maccabean era: an Interpretation, 1998.

Biblical Perspectives: Early Use and Interpretation of the Bible in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
1999.

How Barisat Bellowed: Folklore, Humor, and Iconography in the Jewish Apocalypses and the
Apocalypse of John, 1999.

Turbulent Times? Josephus and Scholarship on Judaea in the First Century CE, 1999.

Early Christian Interpretation of the Scriptures of Israel: Investigations and Proposals, 1999.

Antikes Judentum und fruhes Christentum: Festschrift fur Hartmut Stegemann zum 65.
Geburtstag, 2000.

Bound for Freedom: The Book of Exodus in Jewish and Christian Traditions, 2000.

Recycling Biblical Figures: Papers Read at a Noster Colloquium in Amsterdam, 12-13 May 1997,
2001

Abraham et ses hôtes: le patriarche et les croyants au Dieu unique, 2003.

Lamentations: A Commentary, 2003

Schriftauslegung: die Patriarchenerzählungen bei den Kirchenvätern, 2003.

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Book Reviews in Faith And Mission
Jeremiah, Lamentations, 1991.

First, Second Kings, 1990.

Jerusalem: The Temple and the New Age in Luke-Acts, 1989.

Book Reviews Online
https://minghua.academia.edu/JimWest

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