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 Publications by Robert Miller



Covenant and Grace in the Old Testament: Assyrian Propaganda and Israelite Faith (Gorgias Press, 2012).

Robert D. Miller II

Oral Tradition in Ancient Israel (Cascade Books, 2011).

Robert D. Miller II

Syriac and Antiochian Exegesis and Biblical Theology for the 3rd Millennium (edited volume)

(Gorgias Eastern Christian Studies 6; Gorgias Press, 2008)

Robert D. Miller II

Chieftains of the Highland Clans: A History of Israel in the 12th and 11th Centuries BC

(The Bible in Its World Series; Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Co., 2005)

Robert D. Miller II


  • "The Roles of Moses in the Pentateuch," pp. 19-36 in Illuminating Moses: A History of Reception, ed. Jane Beal (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2014).

  • "What are the Nations Doing in the Chaoskampf?" pp. 206-216 in Creation and Chaos: Reconsideration of Hermann Gunkel's Chaoskampf Hypothesis, ed. Joanne Scurlock and Richard H. Beal (Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2013).

  • "Shamanism in Early Israel," Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 101 (2011): 309-42.

  • "The Song of Songs: A Plea for an Aesthetic Reading," Sacra Scripta 10 (2012): 113-19.

  • "Orality and Performance in Ancient Israel," Revue des Sciences Religieuses 86 (2012): 181-92.

  • "Oral Performance in Ancient Israel," in "My Spirit at Rest in the North Country" (Zechariah 6.8), ed. H. M. Niemann and M. Augustin (Beitrage zur Erforschung des Alten Testaments und des Antiken Judentums 57; Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2011), 229-240.

  • "Solomon the Trickster," Biblical Interpretation 191 (2011): 496-504.

  • "Once More: Minimalism, Maximalism, and Objectivity," Bible and Interpretation (online journal at, May 2011.

  • "Handmaid of the LORD; Slave of Yahweh," TheoForum 40 (2010): 209-220.

  • "The Zion Hymns as Instruments of Power," Ancient Near Eastern Studies 47 (2010): 217-39.

  • "A 'New Cultural History' of Early Israel," chapter 8 in Israel in Transition: From Late Bronze II to Iron IIA (c. 1250-850 BCE): Volume 2, ed. Lester L. Grabbe (European Seminar in Historical Methodology 8; New York: T & T Clark International, 2010).

  • "The Origin of the Zion Hymns," pp. 667-75 in The Composition of the Book of Psalms, ed Erich Zenger (Bibliotheca Ephemeridum Theologicarum Lovaniensium 238; Leuven: Peeters, 2010).

  • "Gentiles in the Zion Hymns: Canaanite Myth and Christian Mission," Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies 26 (2009) 232-46.

  • "Israel's Covenant in Ancient Near Eastern Context," Biblische Notizen 139 (2008) 5-18.

  • "When Pharaohs Ruled: On the Translation of Judges 5:2," Journal of Theological Studies 59 (2008): 650-54.

  • "Gentiles in the Psalter: Universalism without Mission," STULOS Theological Journal 16.1 (May 2008): 25-34.