Prof. Dr. Benedikt Hensel

Institut für Ev. Theologie und Religionspädagogik  (» Postanschrift)

Publications


Books

  1. About Edom and Idumea in the Persian Period. Recent Research and Approaches from Archaeology, Hebrew Bible Studies and Ancient Near Eastern Studies (Worlds of the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean/WANEM), Equinox: Sheffield 2022, edited by Hensel, Benedikt / Ben Zvi, Ehud / Edelman, Diana V. (479 pages) (peer-reviewed volume).
  2. Social Groups and Redactions behind Biblical Traditions: Identity Perspectives from Egypt, Mesopotamia, Transjordan, Israel and Judah in the Second Temple Period (Forschungen zum Alten Testament II), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck; edited by Hensel, B. / Nocquet, D / Adamczewski, B. (forthcoming, 2022).
  3. The Book of Samuel in the Shadow of Empires: Relations between Israel, Judah, and Neighboring Nations in Historical, Compositional, and Theological Perspective (Series: Orientalische Religionen in der Antike / Research on Israel and Aram in Biblical Times), edited by Stephen Germany and Benedikt Hensel, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck (peer-reviewed volume) (forthcoming, 2023).
  4. The History of the Jacob Cycle (Genesis 25-35). Recent Research on the Compilation, the Redaction and the Reception of the Biblical Narrative and Its Historical and Cultural Contexts (Archaeology and Bible 4), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2021, hg. von Hensel, Benedikt (241 pages).
  5. Yahwistic Diversity and the Hebrew Bible: Tracing Perspectives of Group Identity from Judah, Samaria, and Diaspora in Biblical Traditions (Forschungen zum Alten Testament, II. Reihe 120), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2020, hg. von Hensel, B. / Nocquet, D / Adamczewski, B. (Hg.) (347 pages).

 


Articles in Academic Journals and Periodicals

  1. Hensel, B., “Transjordan and Judah from the Babylonian to Hellenistic Periods: Their Cultural, Religious, Economic, and Political Entanglements and Their Impact on the Formation of the Hebrew Bible.” In: Hensel B./ Adamczewski, B./Nocquet, D. (ed.), Social Groups and Redactions behind Biblical Traditions: Identity Perspectives from Egypt, Mesopotamia, Transjordan, Israel and Judah in the Second Temple Period (Forschungen zum Alten Testament II), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck (in press).
  2. Hensel, B., “Social Groups and Redactions behind the Biblical Traditions from the Second Temple Period: An Orientation within the Current Discussion.” In: Hensel B./ Adamczewski, B./Nocquet, D. (ed.), Social Groups and Redactions behind Biblical Traditions: Identity Perspectives from Egypt, Mesopotamia, Transjordan, Israel and Judah in the Second Temple Period (Forschungen zum Alten Testament II), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck (in press).
  3. Hensel, B. “The Complexity of a Site: ‘Edom’ in the Persian Period from the Perspectives of Historical Research, Hebrew Bible Studies, and Ancient Near Eastern Studies.” In: Benedikt Hensel, Ehud Ben Zvi, and Diana V. Edelman (eds.), About Edom and Idumea in the Persian Period. Recent Research and Approaches from Archaeology, Hebrew Bible Studies and Ancient Near Eastern Studies (Series: Worlds of the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean), Equinox, Sheffield 2022, 13-47. (peer-reviewed).
  4. Hensel, B., “Think Positive! How the Positive Portrayal of Edom in Late Biblical Texts Leads to New Perspectives on Understanding the Literary History of Genesis, Deuteronomy, and Chronicles.” In: Benedikt Hensel, Ehud Ben Zvi, and Diana V. Edelman (eds.), About Edom and Idumea in the Persian Period. Recent Research and Approaches from Archaeology, Hebrew Bible Studies and Ancient Near East Studies (Series: Worlds of the Ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean), Equinox, Sheffield 2022, 338-362. (peer-reviewed).
  5. Hensel, B., “Edom and Idumea in the Persian Period: An Introduction to the Volume.” In: Benedikt Hensel, Ehud Ben Zvi, and Diana V. Edelman (eds.), About Edom and Idumea in the Persian Period. Recent Research and Approaches from Archaeology, Hebrew Bible Studies and Ancient Near East Studies (Series: Worlds of the Ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean), Equinox, Sheffield 2022, 1-9. (peer-reviewed).
  6. Hensel, B., “Edom in the Jacob Cycle (Gen *25–35): New Insights on Its Positive Relations with Israel, the Literary-Historical Development of Its Role, and Its Historical Background(s).” In: Hensel, B. (Hg.), The History of the Jacob Cycle (Genesis 25-35). Recent Research on the Compilation, the Redaction and the Reception of the Biblical Narrative and Its Historical and Cultural Contexts (Archaeology and Bible 4), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2021, 57-134.
  7. Hensel, B., “The History of the Jacob Cycle in Recent Research.” In: Hensel, B. (Hg.), The History of the Jacob Cycle (Genesis 25-35). Recent Research on the Compilation, the Redaction and the Reception of the Biblical Narrative and Its Historical and Cultural Contexts (Archaeology and Bible 4), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2021, 1-9.
  8. Hensel, B., “Tightening the Bonds between Edom and Israel (Gen 33:1-17*): On the Further Development of Edom’s Role within the Fortschreibung of the Jacob Cycle in the Exilic and Early Persian Periods.” In: Vetus Testamentum 71 (2021), 397-417 (peer-reviewed).
  9. Hensel, B., „Wo steht die Forschung zu den Edomitern?,“ Welt und Umwelt der Bibel 100/3 (2021), 65-67.
  10. Hensel, B., “Yahwistic Diversity and the Hebrew Bible: State of the Field, Desiderata and Research Perspectives in a Necessary Debate on the Formative Period of Judaism(s).” In: Hensel. B./Nocquet, D./Adamczewski, B. (eds.), Yahwistic Diversity and the Hebrew Bible: Tracing Perspectives of Group Identity from Judah, Samaria, and the Diaspora in Biblical Traditions (Forschungen zum Alten Testament, FAT II/120), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2020, 1-44.
  11. Hensel, B., „Seir I: Place“ in: De Gruyter: Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR) (in press).
  12. Hensel, B., „Seir II: Person“ in: De Gruyter: Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR) (in press).
  13. Hensel, B., „Seir III: Judean Mountain.“ in: De Gruyter: Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR) (in press).
(Stand: 08.06.2022)