Book of Ruth

Book of Ruth: Selected full-text books and articles

Gleaning Ruth: A Biblical Heroine and Her Afterlives By Jennifer L. Koosed University of South Carolina Press, 2011
Ruth By James McKeown William B. Eerdmans, 2015
Scrolls of Love: Reading Ruth and the Song of Songs By Peter S. Hawkins; Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg Fordham University Press, 2006
Assertive Biblical Women By William E. Phipps Greenwood Press, 1992
Librarian's tip: Chap. 5 "Naomi and Ruth"
The Feminine Unconventional: Four Subversive Figures in Israel's Tradition By André Lacocque Fortress Press, 1990
Librarian's tip: Chap. 6 "Ruth"
How to Read the Bible By Marc Zvi Brettler Jewish Publication Society, 2005
Librarian's tip: Chap. 26 "'Why Are You So Kind...When I Am a Foreigner?': Ruth vs. Esther"
God, Gender, and the Bible By Deborah F. Sawyer Routledge, 2002
Librarian's tip: "Ruth" begins on p. 80
Kings & Prophets: Monarchic Power, Inspired Leadership, & Sacred Text in Biblical Narrative By Cristiano Grottanelli Oxford University Press, 1999
Librarian's tip: Chap. I "The King's Grace and the Helpless Woman: Ruth, Charila, Sita"
Eros and the Jews: From Biblical Israel to Contemporary America By David Biale Basic Books, 1992
Librarian's tip: "Ruth: Sexual Subversion and the Origins of King David" begins on p. 13
With Reverence for the Word: Medieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam By Jane Dammen McAuliffe; Barry D. Walfish; Joseph W. Goering Oxford University Press, 2003
Librarian's tip: Chap. 8 "Typology, Narrative, and History: Isaac ben Joseph ha-Kohen on the Book of Ruth"
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