Ancient Israel

c. 1200 B.C.E. – 200 B.C.E

Fishbane, Michael. Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. (For a brief and free essay on the topic by Fishbane see also “Inner-Biblical Exegesis: Types and Strategies of Interpretation in Ancient Israel“)

Levinson, Bernard. Deuteronomy and the Hermeneutics of Legal Innovation. Oxford and Boston:  Oxford University Press, 1997.

Levinson, Bernard. Legal Revision and Religious Renewal in Ancient Israel.  Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. (This book includes a helpful bibliographic essay).