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Prof Philip Alexander - publications

List of publications


  • Alexander, P. S. (2005). The Mystical Texts (Companion to the Dead Sea Scrolls). T&T Clark International.. Publication link: e6c617f0-8992-428c-a7f0-b1521006c874
  • Alexander, P. S., Elior, R. (Ed.), & Schäfer, P. (Ed.) (2005). The Talmudic Concept of Conjuring (`Ahizat cEinayim) and the Problem of the Definition of Magic (Kishuf). In Creation and Recreation in Jewish Thought: Festschrift in Honor of Joseph Dan on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday. Mohr Siebeck. . Publication link: d7c29e75-553e-4063-ab9c-ea3a4a2326d3
  • Sadgrove, P. C., Alexander, P. S., Brooke, G. J., Christmann, A., & Healey, J. F. (2005). Studia Semitica: The Journal of Semitic Studies Jubilee Volume. (Journal of Semitic Studies Supplement). Oxford: Oxford University Press.. Publication link: 8b45380f-eb37-4845-8807-9c33e54c1818


  • Alexander, P. S. (2003). Contextualizing the Demonology of the Testament of Solomon. In Die Dämonen: Die Dämonologie der israeilitisch-jüdischen und frühchristlichen Literatur im Kontext ihrer Umwelt. Mohr Siebeck. . Publication link: ea35ac20-0fd6-4df9-9ed6-d51aabf170ce
  • Alexander, P. S., Bassten, M. F. J. (Ed.), & Peursen, W. T. V. (Ed.) (2003). Literacy among Jews in the Second Temple Period: Reflections on the Evidence from Qumran. In Hamlet on a Hill: Semitic and Greek Studies Presented to Professor T. Muraoka on the Occasion of his Sixty-Fifth Birthday (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta, 118). Peeters. . Publication link: 0c856d76-8c28-4f6c-a080-35dc72c749aa
  • Alexander, P. S. (2003). The Targum of Canticles: Introduction, Translation, Apparatus and Notes. (The Aramaic Bible 17A). Michael Glazier Books/T & T Clark International.. Publication link: 5cfc7e87-50a6-4b58-97ad-7a39cf8c0247


  • Alexander, P. S., Hempel, C. (Ed.), Lange, A. (Ed.), & Lichtenberger, H. (Ed.) (2002). Enoch and the Beginnings of Jewish Interest in Natural Science. In The Wisdom Texts from Qumran and the Development of Sapiential Thought. Leuven University Press/Peeters. . Publication link: e27efecb-9246-41e3-90ca-2da5e3157afc



  • Alexander, P. S. (1999). Jewish Elements in Gnosticism and Magic c. 70 CE to 270 CE. In The Cambridge History of Judaism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. . Publication link: 9cb68207-cd35-45a7-8e8b-e427542af879
  • Alexander, P. S. (1999). Jerusalem as the Omphalos of the World: On the History of a Geographical Concept. In Jerusalem: Its Sanctity and Centrality to Judaism, Christianity and Islam. New York: Continuum. . Publication link: f85a6824-05ec-42aa-ad16-412e3431663c
  • Alexander, P. S. (1999). The Demonology of the Dead Sea Scrolls. In The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Comprehensive Assessment. Leiden: Brill. . Publication link: 3ae82409-7baf-487b-87bf-14fa313f9091
  • Alexander, P. S. (1999). From Poetry to Historiography: The Image of the Hasmoneans in Targum Canticles and the Question of the Targum's Provenance and Date. Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha. . Publication link: 74a2e9d9-4ace-42b9-a264-54aa7256504b




  • Alexander, P. S. (1992). The Parting of the Ways from the Perspective of Rabbinic Judaism. In Jews and Christians: The Parting of the Ways AD 70 to 135. Tuebingen: Mohr Siebeck. . Publication link: bb58e04d-93ea-4063-b3ed-8e167f5ace8b