The Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity.
New York: Oxford, 2016.
“Hezekiah the Censor and Ancient Theories of Canon Formation,” Journal of Biblical Literature
140/3 (2021): 481–502.
“New Maps of Early Jewish Literature Across the Boundaries of the Real,” Metatron
“‘Without Torah and Scripture’: Biblical Absence and the History of Revelation,” Hebrew Studies
“Hidden Scriptures, Then and Now: Rediscovering Apocrypha.” Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology
“True Stories and the Poetics of Textual Discovery,” Bulletin for the Study of Religion,
“How Not to Build a Temple: Jacob, David, and the Unbuilt Ideal in Ancient Judaism,” Journal for the Study of Judaism
“The Hegemony of the Biblical in the Study of Second Temple Jewish Literature,” Journal of Ancient Judaism
“‘David did not ascend into the heavens’ (Acts 2:34): Early Jewish Ascent Traditions and the Myth of Exegesis in the New Testament,” Judaïsme ancien
3 (2015), 261-94.
“Thinking Digitally About the Dead Sea Scrolls: ‘Book History’ Before and Beyond the Book,” Book History
14, 235-63. (Winner of Book History
Graduate Essay Prize)
“The Incredible Expanding Bible: From the Dead Sea Scrolls to Haile Selassie,” in The Jewish Annotated Apocrypha
(eds. J. Klawans and L. Wills; Oxford University Press).
With Benjamin G. Wright III. “Ben Sira’s Pseudo-Pseudepigraphy: Idealizations from Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages,” in The Pursuit of Wisdom and Human Flourishing: The Book of Sirach and its Contexts
(Leiden: Brill, JSJSup).
“The Hebrew of Psalms 151-155,” in The Textual History of the Bible
(vol. 2; Leiden: Brill).
“Literatures of the Jews, 4th c. BCE – 2nd c. CE,” in The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Late Ancient Jews and Judaism
“Truth and Doubt in Manuscript Discovery Narratives,” in Rethinking Authority: Composition and Transmission in Late Antiquity
(eds. A.J. Berkovitz, M. Letteney, and M. Vidas; Routledge).
“Early Jewish Literature” and “Hymns,” in The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media
(Bloomsbury T&T Clark).
“The End of the Psalms in the Dead Sea Scrolls, Greek Codices, and Syriac Manuscripts,” Snapshots of Evolving Traditions: Textual Fluidity, Manuscript Culture and New Philology
(eds L.I. Lied and H. Lundhaug; de Gruyter), 297-322.
“‘Aramaisms’ in Qohelet: Methodological Problems in Identification and Interpretation,” The Words of the Wise are like Goads: Engaging Qohelet in the Twenty-First Century
(eds M. Boda et al.; Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns), 349-70.
With Hindy Najman and Itamar Manoff, “How to Make Sense of Pseudonymous Attribution: The Cases of 4Ezra and 2Baruch,” Companion to Biblical Interpretation in Early Judaism
(ed. M. Henze; Eerdmans), 308-36.
“A Peg To Hang on: Metaphor, Ancestral Merit, and the Midrashic Relationship of David and Solomon,” Vixens Disturbing Vineyards: Embarrassment and Embracement of Scriptures: Festschrift in Honor of Harry Fox
(eds A. Glazer et al.; Boston: Academic Studies Press), 219-40.
“Moses, David, and Scribal Revelation: Preservation and Renewal in Second Temple Jewish Textual Traditions,” in The Significance of Sinai: Traditions about Sinai and Divine Revelation
(eds G.J. Brooke et al.; Leiden: Brill), 91-115.
Writing for Broader Audiences
“Batshit Stories: New Tales of Discovering Ancient Texts,”
in “Origin Stories: A Forum on the ‘Discovery’ and Interpretation of First-Millennium Manuscripts,” Marginalia Review of Books.
Edited forum, with Jennifer Barry, “Origin Stories: A Forum on the ‘Discovery’ and Interpretation of First-Millennium Manuscripts,”
, Marginalia Review of Books.
“King David, Sacred and Secular,” Frankel Institute Annual
“How many books are in the Bible? Qualitative Numbers, or Math for Biblical Scholars,” Bible and Interpretation.
“Imagining Scriptures Before the Canon,”
Canon: An AJR Forum, Ancient Jew Review.
“The Mark of Cain,” Bible Odyssey,
bibleodyssey.org, Society of Biblical Literature’s peer-reviewed public scholarship portal
“Whom Did Cain Marry?” Bible Odyssey.
“Anger, Privilege, and Invisible Injustice: What Cain and Abel have to do with Ferguson,” Religion Dispatches,
“Gospel of Jesus’s Wife Less Durable than Sexism Surrounding It,” Religion Dispatches,
Shorter Encyclopedia and Dictionary Entries
In Press. “David,” “David Apocryphon,” “Psalms Scrolls,” “Pseudepigraphy,” in the T&T Clark Companion to Second Temple Judaism
Testimonia,” for T&T Clark Companion to the Dead Sea Scrolls
2015 – 2017
“Ingathering of the Exiles. Judaism. Second Temple and Hellenistic Judaism,” “Imalkue,” “Jaoel,” “Jathan,” “Jeremiel,” “Lawgiver,” Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception
דויד,” Theologisches Wörterbuch zu den Qumran-Texten
In press. “Other People’s Hands: A Response to Liv Lied’s Invisible Manuscripts: Textual Scholarship and the Survival of 2Baruch,
” Ancient Jew Review.
Review of Forgery, Heresy, Forgery, Novelty: Condemning, Denying, and Asserting Innovation in Ancient Judaism
by Jonathan Klawans, AJS Review,
“‘But they do exist’: Human Presence in Ancient Studies,” review essay on Writing on the Wall: Graffiti and the Forgotten Jews of Antiquity
by Karen B. Stern, Hebrew Studies
Review of How Repentance Became Biblical: Judaism, Christianity, and the Interpretation of Scripture by David A. Lambert, Reading Religion: A Publication of the American Academy of Religion.
Review of The Genizah Psalms by David M. Stec, Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic, and Roman Periods 46 (2015): 152–54.
“Jesus vs. Judaism… Again,” Review essay of David A. deSilva, The Jewish Teachers of Jesus, James, and Jude, Marginalia Review of Books.
Review of Bible, Archaeology, Politics, and the Media, eds. E.M. Meyers and C. Meyers, Material Religion 10/4 (2014): 113–15.
Review of Articles (Jewish Quarterly Review, Numen, and Revue biblique), Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic and Roman Period.
News article, “Looking over the shoulder to Sinai: ‘The Giving of the Torah at Sinai,’ Symposium at Durham University,” Henoch 2008/1.
Review of The Enoch-Metatron Tradition by Andrei Orlov, Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 6.
Review of Christianity in Jewish Terms, eds Tikva Frymer-Kensky, et al., for Studia Judaica, Journal of the Polish Association of Jewish Studies 5: 204-8 [in Polish].