Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-240) and indexes
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.
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