Dr. Davis Hankins

Books

The Book of Job and the Immanent Genesis of Transcendence. Diaeresis. Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern University Press (2015).

Ecclesiastes: A Commentary. Coauthored with Brennan W. Breed. Under contract for the Illuminations series; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. Due 2017.

A volume of dialogues on the future of biblical theology and the significance of Walter Brueggemann’s work. Coauthored with Brent A. Strawn, with contributions from others. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns. Due 2016.

Edited Volumes

Co-Editor, Writing the Moral Self: Essays in Honor of Carol A. Newsom; special issue of Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 40:1 (2015). Coedited with Robert Williamson, Jr. and Brennan Breed.

Editor, Walter Brueggemann, Ice Axes for Frozen Seas: A Biblical Theology of Provocation. Waco: Baylor University Press (2014).

Journal Articles

“The Internal Infinite: Deleuze, Subjectivity, and Moral Agency in Ecclesiastes,” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 40 (2015): 43-59.

“Writing the Moral Self: Essays in Honor of Carol A. Newsom.” Coauthored with Robert Williamson Jr. and Brennan Breed. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 40 (2015): 3-6.

“The Affirmation of Prophetic Power and Deconstruction of Royal Authority in the Elisha Narratives,” coauthored with Walter Brueggemann, Catholic Biblical Quarterly 76 (2014): 58-76.

“Wisdom as an Immanent Event in Job 28, Not a Transcendent Ideal,” Vetus Testamentum 63 (2013): 210-235.

“The Invention and Persistence of Wellhausen’s World,” coauthored with Walter Brueggemann, Catholic Biblical Quarterly 75 (2013): 15-31.

Book Chapters

Annotations for the book of Ecclesiastes in the forthcoming New Oxford Annotated Bible, 5th edition. Coauthored with Brennan W. Breed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, due January 2016.

“Woman and the Plasticity of Wisdom: Reconsidering Wisdom Literature and Feminism” in Imagination, Ideology, and Inspiration: Echoes of Brueggemann in a New Generation. Edited by Jonathan Kaplan and Robert Williamson, Jr. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix (2015). Pages 156-173.

“Desire and Ideology in Wisdom’s Inaugural Address: Proverbs 1:22-33.” Coauthored with David C. Knauert. In Imagination, Ideology, and Inspiration: Echoes of Brueggemann in a New Generation. Edited by Jonathan Kaplan and Robert Williamson, Jr. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix (2015). Pages 137-155.

“Introduction,” in Ice Axes for Frozen Seas: A Biblical Theology of Provocation, by Walter Brueggemann. Edited by Davis Hankins. Waco: Baylor University Press (2014). Pages 1-19.

“The Book of Job,” in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible. Coauthored with Brennan W. Breed. Edited by Michael D. Coogan. New York: Oxford University Press (2011). Pages 434-450.

Dictionary, Reference, or Pedagogical Entries

“John 1:43-51,” “John 2:1-12,” and “John 2:13-25.” Exegesis Entries in Feasting on the Gospels: John, Volume 1, Chapters 1-9. Edited by Cynthia A. Jarvis and E. Elizabeth Johnson. Louisville: Westminster John Knox (2015).

“Firstborn of Death” and “Fodder,” in The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, Volume 9: Field–Gennesaret. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter (2014).

“Fate,” in The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, Volume 8: Essenes–Fideism. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter (2014).

“Luke 21:29-38,” “Luke 22:1-6,” and “Luke 22:7-13.” Exegesis Entries in Feasting on the Gospels: Luke, Volume 2, Chapters 12-24. Edited by Cynthia A. Jarvis and E. Elizabeth Johnson. Louisville: Westminster John Knox (2014).

כחשׂ in Theologisches Wörterbuch zu den Qumrantexten, vol. 2, 383-386 (2013).

“Job and Theodicy.” Oxford Biblical Studies Online, available to subscribers at http://www.oxfordbiblicalstudies.com/resource/LessonPlans.xhtml (2011).

“Genesis 50:15-21,” “Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32,” and “Jonah 3:10-4:11.” Exegesis Entries in Feasting on the Word: Year A, Volume 4. Edited by David L. Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor. Louisville: Westminster John Knox (2011).

Reviews and Review Essays

“Review of Mark Larrimore, The Book of Job: A Biography.” In Theology Today. Forthcoming.

“Review of Brian R. Doak, Consider Leviathan: Narratives of Nature and the Self in Job.” In Interpretation. Forthcoming.

Responses to book event on Davis Hankins, The Book of Job and the Immanent Genesis of Transcendence. March-April 2015. Available online at https://contemporarymaterialism.wordpress.com/ (~4500 words)

“Review of Élisabeth Roudinesco, Lacan: In Spite of Everything.” In the Marginalia Review of Books, 25 November 2014. Available online at http://marginalia.lareviewofbooks.org/jacques-lacan-unarchived-life/.

“Review of C. L. Seow, Job 1-21: Interpretation and Commentary.” In the Marginalia Review of Books, 27 January 2014. Available online at http://themarginaliareview.com/archives/5311.

“Review of Aaron W. Hughes, Abrahamic Religions: On the Uses and Abuses of

History.” H-Judaic, H-Net Reviews. August, 2013. URL: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=37982.