Ecclesiastes a Working Bibliography May 1, 2003

                           Compiled by Ted Hildebrandt

                           Gordon College, Wenham, MA


Aalders, G. Ch. Het Boek de Prediker.  Commentar op het Oude Testament.

          Kampen:  N. V. Uitgeversmaatschappij J. H. Kok, 1948.

Afman, Frederick.  "Relationship of Song of Songs and Ecclesiastes

          to the Life of Solomon,"  Ph. D. Diss.,  Bob Jones University, 1966.

Alderini, G.  "Qoheelt 5,7-8:  Note linguistiche ed esegetische,"  BeO 183

          (1995) 13-32.

Allendar, Dan P. and Tremper Longman. Bold Purpose:  Exchanging

Counterfeit Happiness for the Real Meaning of Life (Wheaton: 

Tyndale House, 1998).

Allgeier, A.  Das Buch des Predigers oder Koheleth. HSAT 6.2 (Bonn: 


Alshich, Moshe.  The Book of Koheleth:  in pursuit of perfection.  Trans. by

Ravi Shahar (Jerusalem: Feldheim Publishers, Ltd., 1992).

Anat, M.A.  "The Lament on the Death of Humanity in the Scroll of

Qohelet,"  Beth Mikra 15 (1970) 375-80 [Hebrew].

Anderson, Gary.  A Time to Mourn, A Time to Dance  (University Park,

          Penn. 1991).

Anderson, William H. U.  "The Curse of Work in Qoheleth:  An Expose of

          Genesis 3:17-19 in Ecclesiastes,"  Evangelical Quarterly 70.2

          (1998) 99-113.

________. "The Poetic Inclusio of Qoheleth in Relation to 1,2 and 12,8"

          Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament 12.2 (1998) 203-13.

________. “A Critique of the Standard Interpretations of the Joy

          Statements in Qohelet,”  JNSL 27.2 (2001) 57-75.

________. "The Semantic Implications of lbh and Hvr tvfr in

          the Hebrew Bible and for Qoheleth,"  JNSL 25.2 (1999) 59-73.

________.  "A Note on rty for Qoheleth,"  JNSL 26.1 (2000) 133-6.

________.  "The Problematics of the Sitz im Leben of Qoheleth," 

          OTE 12 (1999) 233-48.

Andrews, Susan.  “Ecclesiastes 7:1-19,”  Int 55 (2001) 299-301.

Archer, Gleason L.  "The Linguistic Evidence for the Date of Ecclesiastes," 

Journal of Evangelical Theological Society 12 (Summer 1969)


Armstrong, J. F.  “Ecclesiastes in Old Testament Theology,”  Princeton

          Seminary Bulletin 4 (1983) 16-25.

Astour, Michael C.  "Two Ugaritic Serpent Charms,"  J of Near Eastern

          Studies 27.1 (1968) 13-36.

Auffret, P. "'Rien du tout de nouveau sous le soleil'. Etude stucturelle de

          Qoh 1,4-11,"  Folia Orientalia 26 (1989) 145-66.

Ausejo, S. de.  "El genero literario del Ecclesiastes,"  EstBib 7 1948)


Azize, Joseph.  “Considering the Book of Qohelet Afresh,”  ANES 37

          (2000) 183-214.

Backhaus, F. J.  "Kohelet und die Ironie --Vom Umgang mit Widerspruchen

          durch die Kunst der Ironie,"  Biblische Notizen 101 (2000) 29-55.

_________.  "Den Zeit und Zufall trifft sie alle":  Studien zur Komposition

          und zum Gottesbild im Buch Qohelet. BBB 83.  Frankfurt am Main:

          Anton Hain, 1993.

________. "Die Pendenskonstruktion im Buch Qohelet,"  ZAH 8

          (1995) 1-30. 

________. "Qoheleth und Sirach,"  Biblische Notizen 69 (1993) 32-55.

Baltzer, K.  “Women and War in Qohelet 7:23-8:1a.”  Harvard Theological

          Review 80 (1987) 127-32.

Barton, George A.  A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the book of

Ecclesiastes (Edinburgh:  T & T Clark, 1908). 

________.  “The Text and Interpretation of Ecclesiastes 5:19,”  JBL 27

          (1908) 65-66.

Barucq, A.  Ecclesiaste.  Paris:  Beauchesne, 1968.

________. "Qoheleth,"  Dictionnaire de la Bible Supplement 10;  654-61.

Baumgartel, F.  "Die Ochsenstachel und die Nagel in Koh 12,11," 

          ZAW 81 (1969) 98.

Beauchamp, P. "Entendre Qohelet."  Cristus 16 (1969) 339-51.

Beentjes, P. C. "Recente visies op Qohelet,"  Bijdragen:  Tidschrift voor

          Filosophie en Theologie 41 (1980)  436-44.

Becker, J. Gottesfurcht im Alten Testament.  AnBib 25 (Rome:

          Biblical Institute, 1965).

Belcher, Richard P.  "Divine Retribution in Ecclesiastes:  An Analysis of

          the Deed-Consequence relationship with implications for the

          Interpretation of the Book,"  Ph. D. Diss., Westminster Theological

          Seminary, 2000.

Bellia, Giuseppe and Angelo Passaro,  “Proverbi e Qohelet; Eredita e

          Prospettive di Ricerca,”  HT 19 (2001) 115-32.

_________. "Il libro del Qohelet e il suo contesto storico-anropologico,"

          in IL Libro del Qohelet:  Tradizione redazione teologica (Milan: 

          Paoline, 2001) 171-216. 

Bellia, Giuseppe and Angelo Passano.  "Qohelet, ovvero la factica di

          conoscere,"  in IL Libro del Qohelet:  Tradizione redazione teologica

          (Milan:  Paoline, 2001) 357-90. 

Bergant, D.  Job, Ecclesiastes.  Wilmington, DE:  Michael Glazier, 1982.

Berger, Benjamin.  “Qoheleth and the Exigencies of the Absurd,” 

          BibInt 9 (2001) 141-79.

Bertram, G.  “Hebraischer und griechischer Qohelet,”  ZAW 64 (1952)


Bianchi, Francesco.  “C’e una teologia della prova in Qohelet?  Osservazioni

          filologiche e bibliche su Qo 3,18,”  Initium sapientiae:  Suritti in

           onore de Fanco Festorazzi nei suo 70 compleanno (Bologna:  EDB,

          2000) 163-78.

________. “Un fantasma al blanchetto della sapienza?’

          Qohelet e il libro dei Proverbi a confronto,”  in IL Libro del      

         Qohelet:  Tradizione redazione teologica (Milan:  Paoline, 2001),


________. "'Essi non hanno chi li consoli' (Qoh 4:1),"  Rivista Biblica

          40 (1992) 299-307.

________. "The Language of Qohelet:  A Bibliographical Survey,"

          ZAW 105 (1993) 210-23.

Bickell, G.  Der Prediger uber den Wert des Daseins:  Wiedersherstellung

des Bisher zerstuckelten Textes.  Innsbruck:  Wagner, 1884.

Bickerman, E. J. Four Strange Books of the Bible:  Jonah, Daniel,

          Koheleth, Esther.  New York:  Schocken, 1967.

Bishop. E. F. F. "Pesssimist in Palestine,"  PEQ 100 (1968) 33-41.

Bland, Richard, M.  "the Arabic Commentary of Yephet Ben Ali on

          the Book of Ecclesiastes, chapters 1-6,"  Ph. D. Diss., University

          of Calif., Berkeley, 1966.

Blank, Sheldon H. "Ecclesiastes,"  in Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible

II (Nashvile, 1962) 7-13.

Blenkinsopp, J.  “Ecclesiastes 3:1-15:  Another Interpretation,” JSOT 66

          (1995) 55-64.

Boer, P. A. H. de "A note on Ecclesiastes 12:12a,"  In A Tribute to

          Arthur Voobus, ed. by R. H. Fischer, (Chicago:  1977) 85-88.

Bonora, A.  Il Libro Di Qohelet.  Guide spirituali all'antico testamento. 

          Roma:  Citta Nuova Editrice, 1992.

Bons, E. “Zur Gliederung und Koharenz von Koh 1:12-2:11,”  Biblische

          Notizen 24 (1984) 73-93.

Braun, R.  Koheleth und die fruhhellenistische Popularphilosopphie

          BZAW 130.  Berlin:  de Gruyter, 1973.

Bream, Howard N.  "Life Without Resurrection:  Two Perspectives from

          Qoheleth,"  in A Light Unto My Path (Jacob M. Myers Festschrift).

          Gettysburg Theological Studies 14 (1974) 49-65.

Brenner, A. "M Text Authority in Biblical Love Lyrics:  The Case of

          Qoheleth 3:1-9 and Its Textual Relatives,"  In On Gendering Texts:

          Female and Male Voices in the Hebrew Bible.  Biblical Interpretation

          1. Ed. A Brenner and F. van Dijk-Hemmes (Leiden:  Brill, 1993)


Brenz, J. Der Prediger Salomo:  Faksimile-Neudruck der ersten

          Ausgabe Hagenau 1528.  (Stuttgart:  Frommann, 1970).

Breton, S. “Qohelet:  Recent Studies.”  Theology Digest 28 (1980) 147-51.

________.  "Qoheleth Studies,"  Biblical Theolgoy Bulletin  3 (1973) 22-50.

Bridges, C.  Ecclesiastes.  Carlisle, PA:  Banner of Truth, 1961 (1860).

Brindle, Wayne A.  "Righteousness and Wickedness in Ecclesiastes 7:15-

18,"  Andrews University Seminary Studies 23 (1985) 243-57.

Brisson, E. Carson.  “Ecclesiastes 3:1-8,”  Int 55 (2001) 292-95.

Bronznick, N.  "Of the Making of Many Books There Is No End,"

          Beth Mikra 25(82) (1980) 195-201 [Hebrew].

Brown, S. G. “The Structure of Ecclesiastes.”  Evangelical Review of

          Theology 14 (1990) 195-208.

Brown, William P.  "Whatever Your Hand Finds to Do":  Qoheleth's

          Work Ethic,"  Interpretation 55.3 (2001) 271-84.

Bruns, J. Edgar.  "The Imagery of Ecclesiastes 12:6a"  Journal of Biblical

Literature 84 (1965) 428-30.

Budde, K.  Der Prediger.  Tubingen:  Mohr, 1923.

Buhlman, Alain.  “The Difficulty of Thinking in Greek and Speaking in

          Hebrew (Qoheleth 3.18; 4.13-16; 5.8),”  JSOT 90 (2000) 101-8.

Burkes, Shannon.  Death in Qoheleth and Egyptian Biographies of the

          Late Period.  SBLDS 170 (Atlanta:  Society of Biblical Lit., 1997).

Burkitt, F. C. "Is Ecclesiastes a Translation?"  JTS 23 (1922) 22-28.

Busto Saiz, J. R.  "Estructura metrica y estrofica del 'poema sobre la

          juventud y la vejez':  Qohelet 11,7-12,7,"  Sef 43 (1983) 17-25.

_______. "jyxrvb (Qoh 12,1): Reconsiderado," Sef 46 (1986) 85-7.

Butting, K.  "Weibsbilder bei Kafka und Kohelet. Eine Auslegung von

          Prediger 7,23-29,"  Texte und Kontexte 14 (1991) 17-25.

Buzy, Denis.  "Le portrait de la vieillesse (Ecclesiaste, xii, 1-7),"  RB 41

          (1932) 329-40.

_________.  La notion du bonheur dans l'Ecclesiaste,"  RB 43 (1934) 494-


________. L'Ecclesiaste. (Paris, 1946). 

________. "Les auterus de l'Ecclesiaste,"  L'Annee Theologique 11

(1950) 317-36.

Burkes, Shannon L.  "A Compuation Analysis of the Problem of Death

          in Qoheleth and Later Period Egyptian Biographies,"  Ph. D. Diss.,

          University of Chicago, 1997.

Burkitt, F. C.  “Is Ecclesiastes a Translation?”  JTS  23 (1921-22) 22-26.

Byargeon,  Ricky W. “The Significance of the Enjoy Life Concept in

          Qoheleth’s Challenge of the Wisdom Tradition,”  Ph. D. Diss. 

          Southwestern Bapt. Theological Seminary, 1991.

Campbell, Anthony F.  "Women Storytellers in Ancient Israel,"  Australian

          Biblical Review 48 (2000) 72-73.

Campbell, James L.  "The Book of Ecclesiastes and Eighteenth Century

          Literature,"  Ph. D. Diss., University of Virginia, 1975.

Caneday, Ardel B.  "Qoheleth:  Enigmatic Pessimist or Godly Sage?"  Grace

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Carasik, Michael.  “Exegetical Implications of the Masoretic Cantillation

          Marks in Ecclesiastes,”  HS 42 (2001) 145-65.

Carny, P.  “Theodicy in the Book of Qohelet.”  In Justice and

          Righteousness:  Biblical Themes and Their Influence,  edited by H. G.

          Reventlow and Y. Hoffman.  JSOT Sup 137, ppp. 71-81.  Sheffield,

          England:  JSOT Press, 1992.

Castellino, George R.  "Qohelet and His Wisdom,"  Catholic Biblical

Quarterly 30 (1968) 15-28.

Ceresko, A. R.  “The Function of Antanaclasis (ms’ ‘to find’ // ms’ ‘to

          reach, overtake, grasp’) in Hebrew Poetry, Especially in the Book of

          Qoheleth.”  CBQ 44 (1982) 551-69.

Chia, P. P. "Wisdom, Yahwism, Creation:  In Quest of Qoheleth's

          Theological Thought," Jian Dao 3 (1995) 1-32.

Chopineau, J.  “Une image de l’homme:  Sur Ecclesiaste 1/2,”  Etudes

          Theologiques et Religieuses 53 (1978) 366-75.

________.  “L’image de Qohelet dans l’exegese contemporaine.”  Revue

          d’Histoire et de Philosophie Religieuses 59 (1979) 595-603.

________.  “Qohelet’s Modernity,”  Theology Digest 29 (1981) 117-18.

________. "Hevel en hebrew biblique:  Contribution a l'etude des rapports

          entre semantique et exegese de l'Ancien Testament.  Doctoral Diss.,

          University of Strasbourg, 1971.

Christianson, Eric S.  "Narrative Strategies in the Book of Ecclesiastes," 

          Ph. D. Diss., Unviersity of Sheffield, 1996.

_________. "Qohelet and the Existential Legacy of the Holocaust,"

          The Heythrop Journal 38 (1997) 35-50.

Clemens, D. M. “The Law of Sin and Death:  Ecclesiastes and Genesis 1-3,” 

          Themelios 19 (1994) 5-8.

Cohen, Jeffrey M.  "Had Noah Lived in Abraham's Generation," 

          Jewish Bible Quarterly 22.2 (1994) 120-23.

Coppens, J. "La structure de l'Ecclesiaste,"  in La sagesse de l'Ancien

          Testament.  Ed. M. Gilbert. BETL 51 (Gembloux:  Leuven

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Cosser, William.  "The Meaning of 'Life' in Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes,"

          Glasgow University Oriental Society Transactions 15 (1953/54)


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________.  “The Shadow of Death in Qoheleth.”  In Israelite Wisdom: 

          Theological and Literary Essays in Honor of Samuel Terrien,  edited

          by J. G. Gammie, W. A. Brueggemann, W. L.  Humphreys, and J. M.

          Ward, pp. 205-16.  Missoula, MT:  Scholars Press, 1978. 

________.  “The Eternal Gospel (Eccl. 3:11).”  In Essays in Old Testament

          Ethics,  ed. J. L. Crenshaw and J. T. Willis, pp. 23-55.  New York: 

          KTAV, 1974.

________. “The Birth of Skepticism in Ancient Israel.”  In The Divine

          Helmsman:  Studies on God’s Control of Human Events, ed. J. L.

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_________.  “Qoheleth in Recent Research,”  Hebrew Annual Review 7

          (1983) 41-56.

_________.  “The Expression mi yodea’ in the Hebrew Bible.”  VT 36

          (1986) 274-88.

_________.  “Ecclesiastes—Odd Book In.”  Bible Review 6 (1990) 28-33.

_________.  “Youth and Old Age in Qohelet.”  Hebrew Annual Review 10

          (1986) 1-13.

_________.  "The Expression mi yodea' in te Hebrew Bible,"  VT 36

          (1986) 274-88.

_________. "Popular questioning of the justice of God in ancient

          Israel,"  ZAW 82 (1970) 380-95 (Reprinted in Crenshaw, Studies


________. Qoheleth in current research,"  HAR 7 (1983) 41-56.

________. "Prohibitions in Proverbs and Qoheleth,"  In Priests, Proverbs,

          and Scribes, ed by E. Ulrich. JSOTSup 149 (Sheffield, 1992)


Crusemann, F.  "The Unchangeable World:  The 'Crisis of Wisdom' in

          Koheleth,"  In God of the Lowly.  Ed. W. Schotroff and W.

          Stegemann (Maryknol:  Oribis, 1985)  57-77.

_________. "Hiob und Kohelet."  In Werden und Wirken des Alten

          Testaments. FS C Westermann.  Ed R. Albertz et al.  (Gottingen:

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Curkpatrick, Stephen.  “A Disciple for Our Time:  A Conversation,”  Int

          55 (2001) 285-91.

D'Alario, Vittoria.  "Struttura e teologia del libro del Qohelet,"  Qohelet,


________. "L' assurdia del male nella teodicea del Qohelet,"  Initium

          sapientiae:  Suritti in  onore de Fanco Festorazzi nei suo 70

          compleanno (Bologna:  EDB, 2000), 179-97.

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          (1952) 30-52, 191-221.

________.  “The Language of Qoheleth,”  CBQ 14 (1952) 227-32.

________.  “Qoheleth and Recent Discoveries,”  Biblica 39 (1958) 302-18.

________.  Qoheleth and Northwest Semitic Philology,” Biblica 43 (1962)


________.  "Canaanite Words in Qoheleth 10,20," Bib 46 (1965) 210-12.

________.  “The Phonenician Background of Qoheleth,”  Biblica 47

          (1966) 264-82.

________.  “Three Parallel Pairs in Ecclesiastes 10:18,”  JQR 62 (1971-72)


_______.  "The Independent Personal Pronoun in the Oblique Case

          in Hebrew,"  Catholic Biblical Quarterly 32.1 (1970) 86-90.

________. "Northwest Semitic Philology and Three Biblical Texts,"

          J of Northwest Semitic Languages 2 (1972) 17-22.

________. "Three Parallel Pairs in Eccl. 10:18.  A Reply to Prof. Gordis,"

          JQR 62 (1971) 84-87.

________. "Scriptio Defectiva in Qoheleth 4,10a,"  Biblica 49 (1968) 243.

________. "The Phoenician contribution to Biblical wisdom literature,"

          in The Role of the Phoeniciains in the Interaction of Mediterranean

          Civilizations, ed. by W. A. Ward,  (Beirut, 1968). 123-48.

Davila, J. R. “Qohelet and Northern Hebrew,”  MAARAV 5-6 (1990) 69-87.

Davis, Barry C.  "Ecclesiastes 12:1-8--Death,  An Impetus for Life"

          Bibliotheca Sacra 148 (1991) 298-317.

De Bruin, Gerhardus S.  "Ecclesiastes 1:1-2:26 According to a

Multidisciplinary Method of Reading,"  M. A. Thesis, University of

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De Waard, J. “The Translator and Textual Criticism (with Particular

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________.  "The Use of Animal Imagery in the Psalms and Wisdom

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Forman, Charles C.  "Koheleth's Use of Genesis,"  Journal of Semitic

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________. “The Pessimism of Ecclesiastes,”  JSS 3 (1958) 336-43.

________. "Echoes of Ancient Pessimistic Thought in Ecclesiastes,"

          Ph. D. Diss., Harvard University, 1957.

Fox, Michael V.  "Aging and Death in Qoheleth 12,"  Journal for the Study

of the Old Testament 42 (1988) 55-77.

________.  A Time to Tear Down and A Time to Build Up:  A Rereading of

          Ecclesiastes (Grand Rapids:  Eerdmans, 1999).

_________.  "The Meaning of Hebel for Qoheleth,"  Journal of Biblical

Literature 105 (1986) 409-27.

________. “Frame-Narrative and Composition in the Book of Qohelet,”

          HUCA 48 (1977) 83-106.

_________. “The Identification of Quotations in Biblical Literature,”

          ZAW 92 (1980) 416-31.

_________. “Qohelet’s Epistemology,”  HUCA 58 (1987) 137-55.

_________.  “Qohelet 1.4,”  JSOT 40 (1988) 109.

_________.  Qohelet and His Contradictions.  JSOTSup 71 (Sheffield

          Almond, 1989).

_________. "What Happens in Qohelet 4:13-16," J of Hebrew Scriptures

          4 (1997) Page=Electronic. 

_________.  "Time in Qohelet's Catalogue of Times,"  J of Northwest

          Semitic Languages 24.1 (1998) 25-39.

________. "Wisdom in Qoheleth,"  in In Search of Wisdom:  Essays in

          Memory of John G. Gammie. Ed. L. G. Perdue et al.  (Louisville:

          Westminster/John Knox, 1993) 115-31.

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