See Leonhard Rost, The Succession of the Throne of David (Sheffield, UK: Almond Press, 1982).


See Patrick Miller and Jimmy Roberts, The Hand of the Lord: A Reassessment of the “Ark Narrative,” Johns Hopkins Near Eastern Studies (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1977).


See Baruch Halpern, “Text and Artifact: Two Monologues?” in The Archaeology of Israel: Constructing the Past, Interpreting the Present, ed. Neil A. Silberman and D. Small (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1997), pp. 311–341; and Halpern, “Erasing History: The Minimalist Assault on Ancient Israel,” BR 11:06.


Frank Moore Cross is the Hancock Professor Emeritus of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages at Harvard University. See Frank Moore Cross, From Epic to Canon: History and Literature in Ancient Israel (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1998).