Icon of Loss: The Haunting Child of Samuel Bak. Co-authored with Gary A. Phillips. Pucker Art Publications/ Syracuse University Press, 2009.
The Children of Israel: Reading the Bible for the Sake of Our Children. Abingdon, 2003.
Narrative in the Hebrew Bible. Co-authored with David M. Gunn. Oxford University Press, 1993.
Gender, Power, and Promise: The Subject of the Bible’s First Story. Co-authored with David M. Gunn. Abingdon, 1993.
Compromising Redemption: Relating Characters in the Book of Ruth. Co-authored with David M. Gunn. Westminster/John Knox, 1990. (Nominated for the Jewish Book Award.) 2nd edition, Wipf & Stock, 2009.
Circle of Sovereignty: Plotting Politics in the Book of Daniel. Abingdon, 1991 (1st ed., Circle of Sovereignty: A Story of Stories in Daniel 1‑6 Sheffield Academic Press, 1988).
The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Narrative. Oxford University Press, 2016.
Representing the Irreparable: The Shoah, the Bible, and the Art of Samuel Bak. Co-edited with Gary A. Phillips and Yvonne Sherwood. Pucker Art Publications/Syracuse University Press, 2008.
Bible and Ethics of Reading, (Semeia 77). Co-edited with Gary Phillips. Scholars Press, 1997.
Reading Between Texts: Intertextuality and the Hebrew Bible. Westminster/John Knox, 1992.
When Hannah Met Luke: Sub-Versions of Luke’s Annunciations, Bible and Theory: Essays in Biblical Interpretation in Honor of Stephen D. Moore. Edited by K. Jason Coker and Scott S. Elliott. Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 2020.
The Narrative Work of Biblical Children: Soundings from Genesis, Children and Methods: Listening To and Learning From Children in the Biblical World. Edited by Kristine Garroway and John Martens. Brill, 2020.
Facing the End of History: The Akedah under the Shadow of Empire, Bible and Critical Theory 14/1(2018) 1-16.
The Ones Returning: Ruth, Naomi, and Social Negotiation in the Post-Exilic Period, in Women and Exilic Identity in the Hebrew Bible, 23-40. Edited by Katherine Southwood and Martien Halvorsen-Taylor. T & T Clark, 2018.
The Genesis of Identity in the Biblical World (co-authored), The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Narrative, 109-24 Edited by Danna Nolan Fewell. OUP, 2016.
The Work of Biblical Narrative, The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Narrative, 3-26. Edited by Danna Nolan Fewell. OUP, 2016.
Space for Moral Agency in the Book of Ruth, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 40/1 (2015) 79-96.
No Greater Love: Jonathan and his Friendship with David in Text, Tradition, and Contemporary Children’s Literature, (co-authored), What’s in the Picture? Text, Image, and Otherness in Children’s Bibles. Edited by Caroline Vander Stichele and Hugh Pyper. Semeia Studies. Atlanta: SBL, 2012.
A Broken Hallelujah: Remembering David, Justice, and the Cost of the House, The Fate of King David. Edited by Timothy K. Beal, Claudia Camp, and Tod Linafelt. Continuum, 2010, 111-133.
From Bak to the Bible: Imagination, Interpretation, and Tikkun Olam, (co-authored) ARTS 21:1 (2009) 21-30.
Remembering Angels: The Memory Work of Samuel Bak, (co-authored) Society of Biblical Literature Forum 7.4, 2009. Online: http://www.sbl-site.org/publications/article.aspx?ArticleId=819.
Genesis, Genocide, and the Art of Samuel Bak, (co-authored) in Representing the Irreparable : The Shoah, the Bible, and the Art of Samuel Bak. Danna Nolan Fewell, Gary A. Phillips, and Yvonne Sherwood, eds. Syracuse University Press, 2008.
Bak’s Impossible Memorials: Giving Face to the Children, (co-authored) in in Representing the Irreparable : The Shoah, the Bible, and the Art of Samuel Bak, 75-92. Danna Nolan Fewell, Gary A. Phillips, and Yvonne Sherwood, eds. Syracuse University Press, 2008.
Viol, lecture et representation en Genèse 34, in Guide des nouvelles lectures de la Bible, 97-114. Andre Lacoque, ed. Paris: Bayard Press, 2005.
The Genesis of Israelite Identity: A Narrative Speculation on Postexilic Interpretation, in Reading Communities Reading Scripture: Essays in Honor of Daniel Patte. Gary A Phillips and Nicole Wilkerson, eds. Trinity Press International, 2002. Reprinted in The Global Bible, Daniel Patte, editor.
Building Babel, in Postmodern Interpretations of the Bible―A Reader, A. K. M. Adam, ed. Chalice Press, 2001.
The Gift: World Alteration and Obligation in 2 Kings 4, in A Wise and Discerning Mind: Essays in Honor of Burke O. Long. Saul Olyan and Robert Culley, eds. Brown Judaic Studies, 2000.
Changing the Subject: Retelling the Story of Hagar the Egyptian, in Genesis: A Feminist Companion to the Bible (Series II). Athalya Brenner, ed. Sheffield Academic Press, 1998.
Drawn to Excess, or Reading Beyond Betrothal, (co-authored) in Bible and Ethics of Reading, (Semeia 77). Scholars Press, 1997.
Ethics, Bible, Reading As If, (co-authored) in Bible and Ethics of Reading, (Semeia 77). Scholars Press, 1997.
Imagination, Method, and Murder: Un/Framing the Face of Post-Exilic Israel, in Reading Bibles, Writing Bodies: God, Identity, and the Book. Timothy K. Beal and David M. Gunn, eds. London/New York: Routledge, 1996.
Shifting the Blame: God in the Garden, (co-authored), in Reading Bibles, Writing Bodies: God, Identity, and the Book. Timothy K. Beal and David M. Gunn, eds. London/New York: Routledge, 1996.
Deconstructive Criticism: Achsah and the (E)razed City of Writing, in Judges and Method. Gale A. Yee, ed. Minneapolis: Augsburg/Fortress, 1995.
Reading the Bible Ideologically: Feminist Criticism, in To Each Its Own Meaning: An Introduction to Biblical Criticisms and Their Application. Stephen Haynes and Steven McKenzie, eds. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, 1993.
Joshua, in The Women’s Bible Commentary, Carol Newsom and Sharon Ringe, eds. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, 1992.
Judges, in The Women’s Bible Commentary, Carol Newsom and Sharon Ringe, eds. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, 1992.
Narrative, Hebrew, (co‑authored) Anchor Bible Dictionary. Garden City: Doubleday, 1992.
Tipping the Balance: Sternberg’s Reader and the Rape of Dinah, (co-authored) Journal of Biblical Literature 110 (1991) 193-211.
Controlling Perspectives: Women, Men, and the Authority of Violence in Judges 4 and 5, (co-authored) Journal of the American Academy of Religion 58 (1990) 101-123.
Feminist Hermeneutics, Mercer Dictionary of the Bible, Mercer University Press, 1990.
Inclusive God Language, Mercer Dictionary of the Bible, Mercer University Press, 1990.
Is Coxon a Scold? On Responding to the Book of Ruth, (co-authored) Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 45 (1989) 39-43.
Boaz, Pillar of Society: Measures of Worth in the Book of Ruth, (co-authored) JSOT 45 (1989) 45-59.
Divine Calls, Human Responses: Another Look at Abraham and Sarah, Perkins Journal (1988) 13-16. Reprinted in The Navy Chaplain.
‘A Son is Born to Naomi!’ Literary Allusion and Interpretation in the Book of Ruth, (co‑authored), JSOT 40 (1988) 99-108. Reprinted in Women in the Hebrew Bible: A Reader, Alice Bach, ed. Routledge, 1999.
Feminist Reading of the Hebrew Bible: Affirmation, Resistance and Transformation, JSOT 39 (1987) 77-87.
Sennacherib’s Defeat: Words at War in II Kings 18:13 ‑ 19:37, JSOT 34 (1986) 79-90.