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See recent article by James C. Miller, “Ethnicity in the Hebrew Bible: Problems and Prospects” Currents of Biblical Research 6.2 2008 for a fuller bibliography.
Barclay, John M G. 1996. “‘Neither Jew Nor Greek’: Multiculturalism and the New Perspective on Paul.” In Ethnicity and the Bible, edited by Mark G. Brett, 197-214. BibIntSer 19. Leiden: Brill.
Ben Zvi, Ehud. “Inclusion in and Exclusion from Israel as Conveyed by the Use of the Term ‘Israel’ in Post-Monarchic Biblical Texts.” Pages 95-149 in The Pitcher Is Broken: Memorial Essays for Gösta W. Ahlström. Edited by Steven W. Holloway and Lowell K. Handy. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement Series 190. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995.
Berquist, Jon L. “Constructions of Identity in Postcolonial Yehud.” Pages 53-66 in Judah and the Judeans in the Persian Period. Edited by Oded Lipschits and Manfred Oeming. Winona Lake, Ind: Eisenbrauns, 2006.
Brett, Mark G., ed. Ethnicity and the Bible. Leiden: Brill Academic, 1996.
Brett, Mark G. “Israel’s Indigenous Origins: Cultural Hybridity and the Formation of Israelite Ethnicity.” Biblical Interpretation 11, no. 3/4 (2003): 400-412.
Campbell, William S. Paul and the Creation of Christian Identity. Library of New Testament Studies 322. London: T&T Clark, 2006.
Cohen, Shaye J. D. The Beginnings of Jewishness: Boundaries, Varieties, Uncertainties. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.
Cromhout, Markus. Jesus and Identity: Reconstructing Judean Ethnicity in Q. Matrix: The Bible in Mediterranean Context. Eugene: Cascade. 2007.
Cromhout, Markus. Religion and covenantal praxis in first century Judeanism. HTS 63.1 (2007): 171-205.
Cromhout, Markus. Walking in Their Sandals. A Guide to First-Century Israelite Ethnic Identity. Eugene, OR: Cascade. Forthcoming. 2010.
[For other relevant articles by Cromhout see his publications page: http://markuscromhout.wordpress.com/publications/]
Crüsemann, Frank. “Human Solidarity and Ethnic Identity: Israel’s Self-Definition in the Genealogical System of Genesis.” Pages 57-76 in Ethnicity and the Bible. Edited by Mark G. Brett. Leiden: Brill Academic, 1996.
Duling, Dennis C. “Whatever Gain I Had . . .”: Ethnicity and Paul’s Self-Identification in Philippians 3:5-6.” Pages 222-241 in Fabrics of Discourse: Essays in Honor of Vernon K. Robbins. Edited by David B. Gowler, L. Gregory Bloomquist, and Duane F. Watson. London: Trinity International, 2003. Reprinted: HTS 64 (2008):799-818. Abstract PDF
Duling, Dennis C. “Ethnicity, Ethnocentrism, and the Matthean ethnos.” BTB 35 (2005) :125–43.
Edelman, Diana. “Ethnicity in Early Israel.” Pages 26-55 in Ethnicity and the Bible. Edited by Mark G. Brett. Leiden: Brill Academic, 2002.
Esler, Philip F. Galatians. London; New York: Routledge. 1998
Esler, Philip F. Conflict and Identity in Romans: The Social Setting of Paul’s Letter. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2003.
Esler, Philip F. “Ancient Oleiculture and Ethnic Differentiation: The Meaning of the Olive-Tree Image in Romans 11.” JSNT 26 (2003):103-124.
Esler, Philip F. “Social identity, the Virtues, and the Good Life: A new approach to Romans 12:1-15:13.” BTB (2003) 33:51-63.
Esler, Philip F. “Ezra-Nehemiah as a Narrative of (Re-Invented) Israelite Identity.” Biblical Interpretation 11, no. 3-4 (2003): 413-426.
Esler, Philip F. 2006. “Paul’s Contestation of Israel’s (Ethnic) Memory of Abraham in Galatians 3.” BTB 36 (2006):23-33.
Hall, Jonathan. Ethnic Identity in Greek Antiquity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Hays, J. Daniel. From Every People and Nation: A Biblical Theology of Race. New Studies in Biblical Theology. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2003.
Holloway, Steven W., and Lowell K. Handy eds. The Pitcher Is Broken: Memorial Essays for Gösta W. Ahlström. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement Series 190. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995.
Hostetter, Edwin C. Nations Mightier and More Numerous: The Biblical View of Palestine’s Pre-Israelite Peoples. BIBAL Dissertation Series 3. N. Richland Hills, Tex: BIBAL, 1995.
Killebrew, Ann E. Biblical Peoples and Ethnicity: An Archaeological Study of Egyptians, Canaanites, Philistines, and Early Israel 1300-1100 B.C.E. Archaeology and Biblical Studies 9. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2005.
Kratz, Reinhard G. “Israel in the Book of Isaiah.” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 31 (2006): 103-128.
Kreitzer, Mark R. The Concept of Ethnicity in the Bible: A Theological Analysis. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press. 2009.
Mojola, Aloo Osotsi. “The ‘Tribes’ of Israel? A Bible Translator’s Dilemma.” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 81 (1998): 15-29.
Mullen, Theodore E. Jr. Ethnic Myths and Pentateuchal Foundations: A New Approach to the Formation of the Pentateuch. SBL Semeia Studies. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1997.
Ramírez Kidd, José E. Alterity and Identity in Israel: The gr in the Old Testament. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 283. Berlin: de Gruyter, 1999.
Schnabel, Eckhard J. “Israel, the People of God, and the Nations.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 45, no. 1 (2002): 35-57.
Scobie, C. H. H. “Israel and the Nations: An Essay in Biblical Theology.” Tyndale Bulletin 43 (1992): 283-305.
Sheriffs, Deryck C.T. “‘A Tale of Two Cities’ – Nationalism in Zion and Babylon.” Tyndale Bulletin 39 (1988): 19-57.
Sim, David C. “Christianity and Ethnicity in the Gospel of Matthew.” Pages 171-195 in Ethnicity and the Bible. Edited by Mark G. Brett. Leiden: Brill Academic, 2002.
Sparks, Kenton L. Ethnicity and Identity in Ancient Israel. Winona Lake, Ind: Eisenbrauns, 1998.
Stegemann, Wolfgang. “The Emergence of God’s New People: The Beginnings of Christianity Reconsidered.” HTS 62 (2006):23–40.
Thatcher, Tom. The Riddles of Jesus in John: A Study in Tradition and Folklore. Society of Biblical Literature Monograph Series 53. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000.
Watson, Francis. Paul, Judaism and the Gentiles: A Sociological Approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Weems, Renita J. “The Hebrew Women Are Not Like the Egyptian Women: The Ideology of Race, Gender and Sexual Reproduction in Exodus 1.” Semia 59 (1992): 25-34.