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Curriculum vitae

Academic Degrees/Education

2005 (04/13)           Docentship in Hebrew Bible at the University of Helsinki

2005 (02/08)           Habilitation (Germ. Lehrbefähigung) in Hebrew Bible at the University of Munich, Germany

2000 (02/21)           PhD in Exegesis of the Hebrew Bible, University of Helsinki:

                              Major in Hebrew Bible, intermediate studies in Semitic Languages, minor in New Testament Studies

2007 (03/27)           Master of Arts, University of Helsinki:

                                      Major in Semitic Studies; minors in Assyriology and University Pedagogy

1995 (03/27)           Master of Theology, University of Helsinki: Major in Hebrew Bible

 

Employment Record/Academic Career

04/2018–09/2018    Representing (Stellvertretender) Prof. of Old Testament at the University of Münster

08/2009–                University Lecturer in Biblical Studies and Hebrew Bible, University of Helsinki (tenure; research leave in 2007–2012, 2018)

08/2007–07/2012    EURYI–researcher (research grant by EUROHORCS/European Science Foundation) and director of the research group Birth and Transmission of a Holy Tradition

                               Research location 11/2010–03/2011: Emory, Atlanta, USA

                               Research location 01/2012–04/2012: Oxford, UK

08/2006–07/2007    University Lecturer in Biblical Studies, University of Helsinki

08/2005–07/2006    Senior Research Fellow at the Finnish Academy

08/2004–07/2005    University Lecturer in Biblical Studies, University of Helsinki

08/2002–07/2004    Junior Research Fellow at the Finnish Academy

                               Research location 10/2001–03/2003: Munich, Germany

                               Research location 04/2003–07/2004: Bern, Switzerland

08/2001–07/2002    Researcher at Center of Excellence Research Unit for Early Jewish and Christian Culture and Literature (led by H.Räisänen)

07/1997–07/2001    Teacher of Classical Hebrew, Open University of Helsinki

08/2000–07/2001    Lecturer in Biblical Studies, University of Helsinki

08/1997–07/2000    Assistant of Hebrew Bible Studies, University of Helsinki

08/1996–07/1997    PhD Research at the University of Tübingen, Germany

09/1995–07/1996    PhD Research at the University of Münster, Germany

 

Major Projects

01/2014–12/2019    Team leader of Changes in Texts and Traditions. A Center of Excellence funded by the Finnish Academy for 2014–2019.

08/2007–07/2012    Project leaderin Birth and Transmission of a Holy Tradition (ESF-funded EURYI-project)

07/2002–                Co-director of the Kinneret excavations/Kinneret Regional Project

 

Grants and Awards

05/2012  Grant from the Fritz Thyssen Foundation for organizing an international Conference Insights into Editing, Munich, 2013

2009       Recognition of Excellence for Kristinuskon ja juutalaisuuden juuret. Arkeologisia näkökulmia, Helsinki: Kirjapaja, 2008 (co-authored with Raimo Hakola) by the Lauri Jäntti Fund for Science Books

2007–2012           European Young Investigator Award by the European Heads of Research Councils (EuroHORCs) and the European Science Foundation (ESF) for 5 years; award € 1.2 milj. Euros.

02/2006  Grant from the Finnish Culture Fund and the Finnish Institute in the Middle East for Kinneret excavations, Israel in 08–09/2006

02/2005  Grant from the Finnish Culture Fund and the Finnish Institute in the Middle East for Kinneret excavations, Israel in 08–09/2005

02/2002  Grant from the Finnish Culture Fund and the Finnish Institute in the Middle East for Kinneret excavations, Israel in 08–09/2004

02/2001  Grant from the Finnish Culture Fund and the Finnish Institute in the Middle East for Kinneret excavations, Israel in 08–09/2001

08–09/1996  Scholarship from the State of Israel for the study of Modern Hebrew at the University of Jerusalem

10/1996  Scholarship from the DAAD (Deutsche akademische Austauschdienst), Germany, for the University of Tübingen

03/1995  Young scholar’s scholarship from the 350– year’s Jubileumsfund of the University of Helsinki

12/1994  Award of the Theological Faculty at the University of Helsinki for master’s dissertation

 

Other Academic Activity (committee memberships etc.)

  • Chair of the EABS program unit Re(de)fining Historical Criticism of the Hebrew Bible in Light of Textual History (2019–)
  • Advisory board member of teologia.fi (an online journal for current theological issues, 2019–­)
  • Steering committee member of the Center of Excellence Changes in Texts and Traditions (2014­­–19)
  • Chair of the EABS program unit Editorial Techniques in the Hebrew Bible in light of Empirical Evidence (2014–2019); organized sessions: Vienna 2014, Cordoba 2015, Leuven 2016, Berlin 2017, Helsinki 2018, Warsaw 2019
  • Chair of the SBL Annual Section Deuteronomistic History (2011–2016)
  • Chair of the SBL Annual Group Textual Growth (2010–2015)
  • Steering committee member of the SBL Group First Esdras (2007–2009)
  • Steering committee member of the SBL Section Deuteronomistic History (2009–2016)
  • Steering committee member of the SBL Group Textual Growth (2010–2015)
  • Board member of European Research Centre for Ancient East Mediterranean Cultures (2009–)
  • Member of the organizing committee for OTSEM Meeting, Helsinki 2017
  • Member of the organizing committee for IOSOT Congress in Helsinki 2010
  • Member of the organizing committee of OTSEM Meeting Helsinki 2007
  • Secretary of Theology 2000-symposium in Helsinki in 05/2000
  • Member of the board of the Friends of the Finnish Institute in the Middle East (Finn. Suomen Lähi–idän instutuutin ystävät) (2010–2015)
  • Member of College of Expert Reviewers of European Science Foundation (2016–)
  • Member of pool of reviewers of the European Science Foundation (2007–2016)
  • Member of pool of reviewers of the University of Helsinki
  • Member of pool of reviewers of the Academy of Finland
  • Organizer of other separate scientific meetings on international level: Frauenwörth 05/2018, Hong Kong 05/2017, Münster 03/2015, Munich 03/2013, Tallinn 09/2012, Tallinn 09/2011, Bergvik 04/2010, Tallinn 09/2009; Riga, 10/2008, Bergvik, Finland in 06/2006

 

Memberships of Editorial Boards

  • Editor for the The Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception (EBR) in charge of the Historical Books in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament (2014–)
  • Assistant editor of TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism (an online journal of the SBL; 2014–)
  • Acta Antiqua Mediterranea et Orientalia, AOAT, Ugarit Verlag (2012–2019)
  • Estonian Commentary to the Old Testament in Estonian (2013–)

 

Archaeological Activity

2002–     Co–director of the excavations at Kinneret (Tel Kinrot/Tell el–‘Orēme), Israel and of the Kinneret Regional Project.

2001       Area supervisor of the excavations at Kinneret (Tel Kinrot)

1999       Square supervisor of the excavations at Kinneret (Tel Kinrot)

1998       Volunteer at the excavations at Kinneret (Tel Kinrot)

06–07/2000  Secretary of Archaeological survey at Jebel Bishri, Syria.

 

Invited and Congress Papers in International Meetings

 

San Diego (SBL Annual)

Göttingen 11/2019 (Universität Göttingen)*

Örebro 10/2019 (Swedish Exegetical Society)*

Warsaw 08/2019 (EABS/SBL International) x 2

St. Petersburg 05/2019 (State University)*

Sannäs 05/2019 (CSTT Annual)

Denver 11/2018 (SBL Annual)

Helsinki 08/2018 (EABS/ISBL)

Frauenwörth, 05/2018 (CSTT Workshop)

Lammi 02/2018 (CSTT Annual)

Boston 11/2017 (SBL Annual)*

Berlin 08/2017 (EABS/SBL International)x

Helsinki 09/2017 (OTSEM)x

Hong Kong 05/2017 (CSTT Workshop)

San Antonio 11/2016 (SBL Annual)*

Turku 08/2016 (OTSEM)x

Leuven 07/2016 (EABS/ SBL International)x

Helsinki 05/2016 (CSTT workshop)*

Saariselkä 04/2016 (CSTT Annual)

Tallinn 08/2015 (CSTT Annual)

Cordoba 07/2015 (EABS)x

Münster 03/2015 (CSTT workshop)

San Diego 11/2014 (SBL Annual)x

San Diego 11/2014 (SBL Annual)

Vienna 07/2014 (EABS)*

Vienna 07/2014 (EABS)x

Munich 08/2013 (IOSOT)*

Chicago 11/2012 (SBL Annual)

Tallinn 09/2012 (Teological Institute)

Amsterdam 07/2012 (SBL International)*

Edmonton 05/2012 (University of Alberta)

Saariselkä 03/2012 (Helsingin yliopisto)

Oxford 02/2012 (Oriental institute, Oxford)*

Manchester 02/2012 (Anglo–Israel Society)*

Manchester 02/2012 (University of Manchester)*

Oxford 02/2012 (OCHJS, Oxford University)*

San Francisco 11/2011 (SBL Annual)

Mainz 10/2011 (JGU)*

Tallinn 09/2011 (Teological Institute)

Munich 06/2011 (Universität München)*

Atlanta 11/2010 (SBL Annual)*

Leiden 10/2010 (University of Leiden)*

Skálholt, Iceland 09/2010 (OTSEM)

Bergvik, Finland 04/2010 (symposium)

Göttingen 12/2009 (Universität Göttingen)*

New Orleans 11/2009 (SBL Annual)

Göttingen 10/2009 (OTSEM)

Rome 07/2009 (SBL International) x 2 (one *)

Munich 06/2009 (Universität München)*

Umeå, Sweden 04/2009 (University of Umeå)*

Stockholm 03/2009 (Helsinki–Uppsala meeting)

Boston 11/2008 (SBL Annual) x 2

Riga 10/2008 (University of Riga)

Lisbon 07/2008 (EABS)

Oslo 05/2008 (University of Oslo)*

Tartu 05/2008 (University of Tartu)*

Granavolden 05/2008 (OTSEM)

Munich 01/2008 (Universität München)*

Zürich 12/2007 (Universität Zürich)*

San Diego 11/2007 (ASOR)

Ljubljana 07/2007 (IOSOT)

Helsinki 05/2007 (OTSEM)x

Washington 11/2006 (SBL Annual)

Washington 11/2006 (ASOR)

Prague 10/2006 (EURYI)*

Edinburgh 07/2006 x 2 (SBL International)

Tallinn 03/2006 (Teological Institute)

Uppsala 03/2006 (Helsinki–Uppsala meeting)

Tartu 02/2006 (University of Tartu)*

Munich 12/2005 (Esra symposium)*

Philadelphia 11/2005 (SBL Annual)

Philadelphia 11/2005 (ASOR)

Heidelberg 07/2005 (DtrG Symposion)*

Göttingen 05/2005 (OTSEM)

Rostock 03/2005 (Rostock–Helsinki meeting)

Munich 02/2005 (Habilitationsvortrag)

Mainz 12/2004 (Mainzer symposium, JGU)*

Atlanta 11/2003 (ASOR)

Atlanta 11/2003 (SBL Annual)

Munich 02/2003 (Universität München)*

Munich 01/2003 (IBZ)*

Toronto 11/2002 (SBL Annual)

Denver 11/2001 (SBL Annual)

Rome 07/2001 (SBL International)

Cape Town 07/2000 (SBL International)

Hamburg 06/2000 (Hamburg–Helsinki meeting)

Boston 11/1999 (SBL Annual)

Lahti, Finland 07/1999 (ISBL)


* = invited paper

x  = response

ASOR = American Schools of Oriental Research

CSTT = Changes in Texts and Traditions – Center of Excellence

EABS = European Association of Biblical Studies

IBZ = Internationales Begegnugszentrum, Munich

IOSOT = International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament

JGU = Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz

LMU = Ludwig–Maximilians–Universität München

OCHJS = Oxford Centre for Hebrew wand Jewish Studies

OTSEM = Old Testament Studies: Epistemologies and Methods

SBL = Society of Biblical Literature

 

Chairs of Sessions in International Meetings and Congresses

 

Warsaw 08/2019 (EABS)

Helsinki 08/2018 (EABS/ISBL)

Frauenwörth, 05/2018 (CSTT Workshop)

Berlin 08/2017 (EABS)

Turku 08/2016 (OTSEM)

Atlanta 11/2015 (SBL Annual)

Münster 03/2015 (CSTT workshop)

Tallinn 10/2014 (CSTT)

Heidelberg 09/2014 (Aram-Israel colloquium)

Vienna 07/2014 (EABS)

Baltimore 11/2013 (SBL Annual)

Munich 03/2013 (Universität München)

Chicago 11/2012 (SBL Annual)

San Francisco 11/2011 (SBL Annual)

Tallinn 10/2011 (HMT network)

Atlanta 11/2010 (SBL Annual)

Skálholt 09/2010 (OTSEM)

Bergvik 04/2010 (HMT network)

New Orleans 11/2009 (SBL Annual)

Göttingen 10/2009 (OTSEM)

Tallinn 09/2009 (HMT network)

Boston 11/2008 (SBL Annual)

Riga 10/2008 (University of Riga)

San Diego 11/2007 (ASOR)

Ljubljana 07/2007 (IOSO

 

 

Public Appearances, Talks and Interviews (selection)

Interview for Voi Hyvin-Magazine on the Holyness of Jerusalem (21.10.2019)

Finnish national radio YLE interview on (YLE Horisontti) 3.8.2018

Presentation of the Center of Excellence CSTT to journalists and media 2.12.2016

Center of Excellence CSTT interview on Foreigners and Immigration in the Bible 11.8.2016

Mare Nostrum-Evening on Foreigners and Immigration in the Bible       14.4.2016

Public lecture on The Promised Land in the Hebrew Bible, Exegetical Day 6.2.2014

Public lecture on The Future of Finnish Biblical Studies (with Outi Lehtipuu), Exegetical Day 7.2.2013

Public lecture on Religion in the Cities in Ancient Israel in Tiedekulma, University of Helsinki 10/2012

Teologia.fi interview and article on Teaching videos (Kristinuskon ja juutalaisuuden juuret) 25.4.2008

Student magazine Kyyhkynen on Monotheism 2008

Kirjan julkistamistilaisuus (Kotimaa) 03/2008

University Magazine (Suomen Akatemian Apropos) no. 04/2007

Finnish national radio YLE interview on Excavations at Kinneret 09/2007

Teologia.fi interview and article on Excavations at Kinneret 31.01.2007

Mare Nostrum- Evening on Kinneret Excavations 9.11.2006

University Magazine (Suomen Akatemian Apropos) 08/2006

University Magazine on the EURYI-project 08/2006

Finnish national radio YLE interview on (YLE Horisontti) 13.8.2006

Magazine Kotimaa interview (Pommitettiinko Kaanan kylää?) 18.8.2006

Finnish national radio YLE interview (YLE Ylen aikainen, studiovieraana) 9.8.2006

Finnish national radio YLE interview (YLE Ylen aikainen) 3.8.2006

Public lecture on Persecution of Foreigners in the Hebrew Bible, Exegetical Day 16.2.2006

Radio interview Radio Dei 13.8.2004

Public lecture on Yahweh and the Other Gods, Exegetical Day 02/2003

Radio interview Radio Dei 10.8.2003

Radio interview Radio Dei 17.5.2000

Student magazine Kyyhkynen 2000

 

 

Research and other Scientific Periods Outside the University of Helsinki

 

University of Münster       04–09/2018

University of Münster       02–03/2017

University of Mainz,           06/2012

Oxford University              01–04/2012

University of Mainz           10/2011

Emory University, USA     11/2010–03/2011

University of Munich         09/2008

University of Munich         01/2008

University of Munich         10/2007

University of Munich         04/2006

University of Bern             03/2003–07/2004

University of Munich         08/2002–03/2003

University of Tübingen      08/1996–07/1997

University of Münster       08/1995–07/1996

 

 

Memberships in Scientific Societies

  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • European Association of Biblical Studies
  • Deutscher Verein zur Erforschung Palästinas
  • Finnish Exegetical Society

 

Supervised Doctoral Dissertations

  • Joanna Töyräänvuori (2010–2016; dissertation successfully defended in 2016)
  • Mimosa Mäkinen (2012–)
  • Esko Siljanen (2013–2017; dissertation successfully defended in 2017)
  • Ville Mäkipelto (2014–2018; dissertation successfully defended in 2018)
  • Pasi Hyytiäinen (2014–)
  • Timo Tekoniemi (2015–2019; dissertation successfully defended in 2019)

 

Languages Competencies

Speak, read and write: Finnish (native), English, German, and Swedish

Read: French, Modern Hebrew

Basics: Arabic, Syrian colloquial Arabic

Research languages: Classical Hebrew, Ancient Greek, Aramaic, Ugaritic, Akkadian, Latin

 

Main Research Interests

Editorial processes of the Hebrew Bible, methodologies of biblical studies, methodology of correlating textual and archaeological studies, Deuteronomy, Book of Kings, Ezra–Nehemiah, Chronicles, the Deuteronomistic History hypothesis, archeology of the Southern Levant, history of ancient Levantine religions, ancient Israelite religion, monotheism, and history of ancient Israel

 

List of Publications

 

 

Monographs

1)             God’s Word Omitted. Omissions in the Transmission of the Hebrew Bible,FRLANT 251, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2013.

2)             Evidence of Editing. Growth and Change of Texts in the Hebrew Bible, SBL RBS 75,Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2014 (with Reinhard Müller and Bas ter Haar Romeny).

3)             Ezra the Scribe. The Development of Ezra 7–10 and Neh 8, BZAW 347, Berlin/New York: de Gruyter, 2004.

4)             Intolerant Monolatry in the Deuteronomistic History, Publications of the Finnish Exegetical Society 76, Helsinki/Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1999.

5)             Editorial Techniques in the Hebrew Bible (co-authored with Reinhard Müller, in preparation, forthcoming in 2020, SBL Press).

 

Edited Books

1)             Insights into Editing in the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East. What Does Documented Evidence Tell Us about the Transmission of Authoritative Texts?, CBET 84, Leuven et al.: Peeters, 2017 (co-edited with Reinhard Müller).

2)             Is Samuel Among the Deuteronomists? Current Views on the Place of Samuel in a Deuteronomistic History, SBL AIL 16, Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013 (co-edited with Cynthia Edenburg).

3)             Changes in Scripture. Rewriting and Interpreting Authoritative Traditions in the Second Temple Period, BZAW 419, Berlin/New York: de Gruyter, 2011 (co-edited with Hanne von Weissenberg and Marko Marttila).

4)             Houses Full of All Good Things. Essays in Memory of Timo Veijola, Publications of the Finnish Exegetical Society 95, Helsinki/Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2008 (co-edited with Martti Nissinen).

5)             Kinneret II/1. Final Publication of Excavations of Field I at Tel Kinrot, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz (co-edited with Wolfgang Zwickel, forthcoming).

 

Other Books (Text Books and Books for Teaching)

1)             Ihan täyttä hepreaa (Introduction to Biblical Hebrew). Kirjapaja: Helsinki, 2015 (co-authored with Anneli Aejmelaeus, Jutta Jokiranta and Kirsi Valkama).

2)             Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista (≈ Texts from the Iron Age Levant). Publications of the Finnish Exegetical Society 107, Helsinki, 2014.

3)             Kristinukson ja juutalaisuuden juuret. Arkeologisia näkökulmia (≈ The Roots of Christianity and Judaism. Archaeological Perspectives), Helsinki: Kirjapaja, 2008 (co-authored with Raimo Hakola).

 

Peer–reviewed scientific articles

1)             “Historical Criticism in Light of Documented Evidence. What Does Text-Critical and Other Documented Evidence Tell Us about the Early Transmission of the Hebrew Bible?” Svensk Exegetisk Årsbok (forthcoming in 2020).

2)             “The Influence of Treaties on Deuteronomy, Exclusive Monolatry, and Covenant Theology,” Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel 8/2 (2019), 159-183.

3)             “Can We Reconstruct the Textual History of the Hebrew Bible?” Religion Compass 11, 2017, 11‒12.

4)              “Suhtautuminen muukalaisiin Vanhassa testamentissa,” (≈ Foreigners in the Old Testament) Teologinen aikakauskirja 05–06, 2016, 387–401.

5)             “Textual Development within Paradigms and Paradigm Shifts,” Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel 3/3, 2014, 327–342.

6)            “The Methodological Hazards in Reconstructing the So–called Kingdom of Geshur,” SJOT 27/2, 2013, 226–246.

7)            “Josian reformin historiallisuus,” (≈  The Historicity of Josiah’s Reform) Teologinen Aikakauskirja 3/2012, 17–25.

8)            “The Dating of Deuteronomy. A Response to Nathan MacDonald,” Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 123/3, 2011, 431–436.

9)            “What Do We Know about Geshur?” Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament 24/2, 2010, 155–173.

10)        “The Date of the Earliest Edition of Deuteronomy,” Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 121/3, 2009, 388–401.

11)        “Uusia arkeologisia löytöjä Raamatun maista. Raamattu, arkeologia ja media,” (≈ New Archaeological Fineds from the Lands of the Bible. The Bible, Archaeology, and Media) Teologinen Aikakauskirja, 04/2008, 49–56.

12)        “Jeroboam without Bulls,” Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 120/4, 2008, 501–525.

13)        “The Monotheism of the Deuteronomistic History,” Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament 21/2, 2007, 159–178.

14)        “Onko kuningas Daavidin palatsi löytynyt? Arkeologian, ideologian ja politiikan tiiviit yhteydet Jerusalemissa” (≈ Has King David’s Palace Been Found? The Close Connections Between Archaeology, Ideology, and Politics in Jerusalem)  Teologinen Aikakauskirja 04/2007, 3–13.

15)        “Esra-kertomuksen historiallinen merkitys,” (≈ The Historical Importance of the Ezra-Story) Teologinen Aikakauskirja 01/2007, 3–10.

16)        “The Original Independence of the Ezra Story,” Biblische Notizen NF 129, 2006, 17–24.

17)        “Zedekiah’s Fate and the Dynastic Succession,” Journal of Biblical Literature 125/3, 2006, 443–452.

18)        “Jeroboam’s Sin and Bethel in 1Kgs 12:25–33,” Biblische Notizen NF 112, 2002, 86–94.

19)        “Monoteismin synty Israelin uskonnossa,” (≈ The Origins of Monotheism in the Religion of Israel) Teologinen Aikakauskirja 05/2000, 435–439.

20)        “Tel Kinrot, Kinneret Regional Project. Preliminary Report,” Hadashot Arkheologiyot – Excavations and Surveys in Israel 121, 2009 (co-authored with Stefan Münger and Jürgen Zangenberg).

21)        “Kinneret – An Urban Center at the Crossroads. Excavations in Iron Age IB Tel Kinrot at the Lake of Galilee,” Near Eastern Archaeology 74:2, 2011, 68–90 (co-authored with Stefan Münger and Jürgen Zangenberg).

22)        “Kinneretin kaivaukset 2007,” (≈ The Excavations in Kinneret 2007) Teologinen Aikakauskirja 03/2008, 195–208, 195–208 (co-authored with Katri Saarelainen, Kirsi Valkama, Stefan Münger and Jürgen Zangenberg).

23)        “Kinneretin kaivaukset 2001–2005,” (≈ The Excavations in Kinneret 2001–2005) Teologinen aikakauskirja 04/2006, 323–344 (co-authored with Tuula Tynjä and Kirsi Valkama).

 

Scientific Articles in Edited Volumes

1)             “The Origins of Yahwism from the Perspective of Deuteronomism,” The Origins of Yahwism, Ed. Jürgen van Oorschot and Markus Witte, BZAW 484; Berlin/New York: De Gruyter, 2017, 267–282.

2)             “Centers and Peripheries in the Ezra Story,” Centres and Peripheries in the Early Second, Ed. Ehud Ben Zvi and Christoph Levin, FAT 108, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016, 295–314.

3)             “Yahweh, the Sun-god, Wants a New Temple – Theological Corrections in 1Kgs 8:12–13/3Reg 8:53a,” In the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes. Studies in the Biblical Text in Honour of Anneli Aejmelaeus, Ed. Kristin de Troyer et al., Contributions to Biblical Exegesis and Theology 72, Leuven: Peeters, 2014, 375–388.

4)             “The Complicated History of the Composition of Ezra and Nehemiah,” Global Perspectives on the Bible, Ed. Mark Roncace and Joseph Weaver, Boston et al.: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2014, 208–210.

5)             “Water in 1­­–2 Kings,” Thinking of Water in the Early Second Temple Period. Ed. Ben Zvi and Levin, BZAW 461, Berlin/New York: De Gruyter, 2013, 299–316.

6)             “Redaction History in Deuteronomy and 1–2 Kings,” Deuteronomy in the Pentateuch and the Deuteronomistic History, Ed. Ray Person and Konrad Schmid, FAT II vol. 56, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2012, 133–162.

7)             “Selective Transmission of the Past in Chronicles. Jehoiada’s Rebellion in 2 Kings 11 and 2 Chronicles 22:10–23:21,” Remembering and Forgetting in Early Second Temple Judah, Ed. Ehud Ben Zvi and Christoph Levin, FAT 85, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2012, 239–256.

8)             “Intermarriage and Group Identity in the Ezra tradition (Ezra 7–10 and Neh 8),” Mixed Marriages. Intermarriage and Group Identity in the Second Temple Period, Ed. Christian Frevel, LHBOTS 547, New York/London: T & T Clark, 2011, 78–88.

9)             “Why First Esdras is Probably not an Early Version of the Ezra–Nehemiah Tradition,” Was 1 Esdras First? Ed. Lisbeth S. Fried, SBL Symposium Series, Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011, 93–107.

10)         “The Quotations and References of the Pentateuchal Laws in Ezra–Nehemiah,” Changes in Scripture, Ed. Hanne von Weissenberg et al., BZAW 419, Berlin/New York: De Gruyter, 2011, 193–221.

11)         “Why the Cult Reforms in Judah Probably Did not Happen,” – One God – One Cult – One Nation. Archaeological and Biblical Perspectives, Ed. Reinhard G. Kratz and Hermann Spieckermann, BZAW 405, Berlin/New York: De Gruyter, 2010, 201–235.

12)         “The Exile and the Exiles in the Ezra Tradition,” The Concept of Exile in Ancient Israel and its Historical Contexts, Ed. Ehud Ben Zvi and Christoph Levin, BZAW 404, Berlin/New York: De Gruyter, 2010, 91–102.

13)         “Muinaisisraelilainen uskonto ja uskonnollinen vallankumous,” (≈ Ancient Israelite Religion and Religious Revolution) in Israelin uskonto ennen juutalaisuutta. Näkökulmia pronssi- ja rautakauden Palestiinan uskontoihin, Ed. Kirsi Valkama, Publications of the Finnish Exegetical Society 100, Helsinki: Suomen eksegeettinen seura, 2010, 18–35.

14)         “The Nomistic Roots of Judaism,” Houses Full of All Good Things. Essays in Memory of Timo Veijola, Ed. Juha Pakkala and Martti Nissinen, Publications of the Finnish Exegetical Society 95, Helsinki/Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2008, 251–268.

15)         “The Disunity of Ezra–Nehemiah” Unity and Disunity in Ezra–Nehemiah. Redaction, Rhetoric, and Reader, Ed. Paul Reditt and Mark Boda, HBM 17, Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2008, 200–215.

16)         “Gedaliah’s Murder in 2Kgs 25:25 and Jer 41:1–3,” Scripture in Transition. Essays on Septuagint, Hebrew Bible, and Dead Seas Scrolls in Honour of Raija Sollamo, FS Raija Sollamo, Ed. Anssi Voitila and Jutta Jokiranta, SJSJ 126, Leiden: Brill, 2008, 401–411.

17)         “Der literar- and religionsgeschichtliche Ort von Dtn 13,” Die deuteronomistischen Geschichtswerke. Redaktions- and religionsgeschichtliche Perspektiven zur "Deuteronomismus"- Diskussion in Tora and Vorderen Propheten, Ed. Jan Christian Gertz et al., BZAW 365, Berlin/New York: De Gruyter, 2006, 125–138.

18)         “Die Entwicklung der Gotteskonzeptionen in den deuteronomistischen Redaktionen von polytheistischen zu monotheistischen Vorstellungen,” Die deuteronomistischen Geschichtswerke. Redaktions- and religionsgeschichtliche Perspektiven zur "Deuteronomismus"-Diskussion in Tora and Vorderen Propheten, Ed. Jan Christian Gertz et al., BZAW 365, Berlin/New York: De Gruyter, 2006. 239–248.

19)         “Stone Implements – Ground Stone Industries” (with Kirsi Valkama), Kinneret II/1, Ed. Juha Pakkala and Wolfgang Zwickel, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz (forthcoming).

20)         “Stone Weights,” with Kirsi Valkama, Kinneret II/1, Ed. Juha Pakkala and Wolfgang Zwickel, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz (forthcoming).

21)         “Bronze Ages of Area R,” Kinneret II/1, Ed. Juha Pakkala and Wolfgang Zwickel, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz (forthcoming).

22)         “Bronze Ages of Area G, H, J, K, M, P, T, ” Kinneret II/1, Ed. Juha Pakkala and Wolfgang Zwickel, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz (forthcoming).

23)         “History of Research,” with Wolfgang Zwickel, Kinneret II/1, Ed. Juha Pakkala and Wolfgang Zwickel, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz (forthcoming).

24)         “Kinneret in Late Bronze Age and Biblical Sources,” with Wolfgang Zwickel, Kinneret II/1, Ed. Juha Pakkala and Wolfgang Zwickel, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz (forthcoming).

 

Book Reviews

1)      “Literary Criticism and the Composition of the Hebrew Bible,” Review of David M. Carr, The Formation of the Hebrew Bible: A New Reconstruction (Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 2011) in Marginalia. A Los Angeles Review of Books, 2014 (see http://marginalia.lareviewofbooks.org/does-redaction-criticism-need-revision-by-juha-pakkala/)

2)      Review of Yosef Garfinkel and Saar Ganor: Khirbet Qeiyafa Vol. 1 Excavation Report 2007–2008 (Israel Exploration Society – Institute of Archaeology, Jerusalem: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2009) in Teologinen Aikakauskirja 06/2010, 618–622.

3)      Review of Dieter Böhler: 1 Esdras (International Exegetical Commentary on the Old Testament, Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2016)in Theologische Literaturzeitung 142/6 (2017) 609–611.

4)      Review of Yigal Levin: The Chronicles of the Kings of Judah: 2 Chronicles 10 - 36: A New Translation and Commentary (Bloomsbury T & T Clark, London, 2019) in Journal of Semitic Studies (Oxford University Press, 2019), 295–297.

5)      Review of Philip Y. Yoo: Ezra and the Second Wilderness, Journal of Hebrew Scriptures (Oxford University Press, 2018).

 

Other Scientific Articles without Peer-Review

1)          “Pyhä maa Vanhassa testamentissa?” (≈ The Holy Land in the Hebrew Bible) Teologia.fi, 12.4.2016.

2)          “Excavations on the Sea of Galilee: The 2004 Season of the German–Finnish–Swiss Expedition to Tel Kinrot,” Jahrbuch des Deutschen Evangelischen Instituts für Altertumswissenschaft des Heiligen Landes 9/10, 2005, 187–19 (with Jürgen Zangenberg and Stefan Münger).

3)          “Kinneret Regional Project: Tel Kinrot Excavations,” Proceedings of the Finnish Institute in the Middle East 02/2004, Vantaa (with Münger and Zangenberg).

 

Dictionary Articles

1)           “Ahitub,” The Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception (=EBR) vol. 1, Berlin/New York: De Gruyter, 2009, 666–669.

2)           “Amok,” EBR 1, 2009, 1013–1014.

3)           “Broad Wall,” EBR 4, 2012, 530–533.

4)           “Cheluhi,” EBR 5, 2012, 48.

5)           “Chenani,” EBR 5, 2012, 51.

6)           “Chepirah,” EBR 5, 2012, 53.

7)           “Chorbe,” EBR 5, 2012, 139.

8)           “Cutha,” EBR 5, 2012, 1198.

9)           “East Gate,” EBR 7, 2013, 205.

10)        “Eder, Son of Mushi,” EBR 7, 2013, 391.

11)        “Eder, Son of Beriah,” EBR 7, 2013, 391.

12)        “Ehud, Son of Bilhan,” EBR 7, 2013, 529.

13)        “Ehud, Son of Gera,” EBR 7, 2013, 529.

14)        “Elasah, Son of Shaphan,” EBR 7, 2013, 577.

15)        “Elasah, Descendant of Pashhur,” EBR 7, 2013, 577–578.

16)        “Elead,” EBR 7, 2013, 600.

17)        “Eleasah,” EBR 7, 2013, 601.

18)        “Ezra (Book and Person),” EBR 8, 2014, 626–629.

19)        “First Esdras,” T&T Clark Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism [forthcoming].

20)        “Gabbai,” EBR 9, 2014, 856.

21)        “Gilalai,” EBR 10, 2015, 261.

22)        “Ginnethon,” EBR 10, 2015, 264.

23)        “Gishpa,” EBR 10, 2015, 296.

24)        “Haahashtari,” EBR 10, 2015, 1033.

25)        “Habaiah,” EBR 10, 2015, 1037.

26)        “Hacaliah,” EBR 10, 2015, 1058.

27)        ”Hanan, Son of Igdaliah,” EBR 11, 2015, 156.

28)        ”Hanan, Ancestor of Temple Servants,” EBR 11, 2015, 156.

29)        ”Hanan, A Levite,” EBR 11, 2015, 156–157.

30)        ”Hanan, Two High Officials,” EBR 11, 2015, 157.

31)        ”Hanan, Son of Zaccur,” EBR 11, 2015, 157.

32)        ”Hanan, Descendant of Benjamin,” EBR 11, 2015, 157–158.

33)        ”Hanan, Son of Azel,” EBR 11, 2015, 158.

34)        ”Hanan, Son of Maacah,” EBR 11, 2015, 160.

35)        ”Hanani, A Seer,” EBR 11, 2015, 160.

36)        ”Hanani, Son of Heman,” EBR 11, 2015, 160.

37)        ”Hanani, Descendant of Immer,” EBR 11, 2015, 160.

38)        ”Hanani, Brother of Nehemiah,” EBR 11, 2015, 160–161.

39)        ”Hanani, A Musician,” EBR 11, 2015, 161.

40)        ”Hananiah, Ancestor of Returnees from Exile,” EBR 11, 2015, 165.

41)        ”Hananiah, Commander of the Citadel,” EBR 11, 2015, 164.

42)        ”Hananiah, Commander under Uzziah,” EBR 11, 2015, 161.

43)        ”Hananiah, Descendant of Bebai,” EBR 11, 2015, 163–164.

44)        ”Hananiah, Father of Shelemiah,” EBR 11, 2015, 163.

45)        ”Hananiah, Father of Zedekiah,” EBR 11, 2015, 161.

46)        ”Hananiah, Leader of the People,” EBR 11, 2015, 164–165.

47)        ”Hananiah, Shadrach,” EBR 11, 2015, 165–166.

48)        ”Hananiah, Son of Heman,” EBR 11, 2015, 163.

49)        ”Hananiah, Son of Shashak,” EBR 11, 2015, 163.

50)        ”Hananiah, Son of Shelemiah,” EBR 11, 2015, 164.

51)        ”Hananiah, Son of Zerubbabel,” EBR 11, 2015, 163.

52)        ”Hananiah, The Perfumer,” EBR 11, 2015, 164.

53)        ”Hananiah, The Priest,” EBR 11, 2015, 165.

54)        ”Hananiah, The Prophet,” EBR 11, 2015, 161–163.

55)        “Hashabnah,” EBR 11, 2015, 351–352.

56)        “Hasrah, Father of Tokath,” EBR 11, 2015, 382.

57)        “Hasrah, Ancestor of Temple Servants,” EBR 11, 2015, 382.

58)        “Torah,” Cambridge Dictionary of Ancient Mediterranean Religions, Ed. Eric Orlin et al. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014, 961–962.

59)        “Exile,” Cambridge Dictionary of Ancient Mediterranean Religions, Ed. Eric Orlin et al. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014, 326.

60)        “Jerobeam I,” Das wissenschaftliche Bibellexikon im Internet. 2011.

61)        ”Hilkiah, Son of Amzi,” EBR 11, 2015, 1082.

62)        ”Hilkiah, Son of Hosah,” EBR 11, 2015, 1082.

63)        ”Hilkiah, Father of Eliakim,” EBR 11, 2015, 1082.

64)        ”Hilkiah, Father of Jeremiah,” EBR 11, 2015. 1083.

65)        ”Hilkiah, The High Priest,” EBR 11, 2015, 1083.

66)        ”Hilkiah, Father of Gemariah,” EBR 11, 2015, 1083–1084.

67)        ”Hilkiah, Returnee from Exile,” EBR 11, 2015, 1084.

68)        ”Hilkiah, Father of Susanna,” EBR 11, 2015, 1084.

69)        ”Hilkiah, Ancestor of Baruch,” EBR 11, 2015, 1084.

70)        ”Hilkiah, Ancestor of Judith,” EBR 11, 2015, 1084.

71)        ”Hizki,” EBR 11, 2015, 1200.

72)        ”Hod,” EBR 12, 2016, 10.

73)        “Ibri,” EBR 12, 2016, 761.

74)        “Ibsam,” EBR 12, 2016, 761.

75)        “Idbash,” EBR 12, 2016, 801.

76)        “Igal, Son of Joseph,” EBR 12, 2016, 840–841.

77)        “Igal, Son of Nathan,” EBR 12, 2016, 841.

78)        “Igal, Son of Shemaiah,” EBR 12, 2016, 841.

79)        “Ikkesh,” EBR 12, 2016, 849.

80)        “Iliadun,” EBR 12, 2016, 851–852.

81)        “Imlah,” EBR 12, 2016, 869.

82)        “Imri 01, Ancestor of Utai,” EBR 12, 2016, 1036.‎

83)        “Imri 02, Father of Zaccur,” EBR 12, 2016, 1036.

84)        “Iphdeiah,” EBR 13, 2016, 236.

85)        “Ira, David’s Bodyguard,” EBR 13, 2016, 238.

86)        “Ira, Priest under David,” EBR 13, 2016, 238–239.

87)        “Ira, the Ithrite,” EBR 13, 2016, 239.

88)        “Jashobeam Introduction,” EBR 13, 2016, 780.

89)        “Jashobeam, Benjaminite Archer” EBR 13, 2016, 780­–781.

90)        “Jashobeam, Warrior of David,” EBR 13, 2016, 781.

91)        “Jashub Introduction,” EBR 13, 2016, 781.

92)        “Jashub, Descendant of Bani,” EBR 13, 2016, 781.

93)        “Jashub, Son of Issachar,” EBR 13, 2016, 781.

94)        “Jathniel,” EBR 13, 2016, 789.

95)        “Jazer,” EBR 13, 2016, 794.

96)        “Jaziz,” EBR 13, 2016, 794.

97)        “Jeatherai,” EBR 13, 2016, 821.

98)        “Jecoliah,” EBR 13, 2016, 823.

99)        “Jeduthun,” EBR 13, 2016, 830.

100)     “Jehallelel Introduction,” EBR 13, 2016, 833.

101)     “Jehallelel, Descendant of Judah,” EBR 13, 2016, 833–834.

102)     “Jehallelel, Father or Ancestor of Azariah,” EBR 13, 2016, 834.

103)     “Jehohanan Introduction,” EBR 13, 2016, 841.

104)     “Jehohanan Descendant of Bebai,” EBR 13, 2016, 842.

105)     “Jehohanan Father of Ishmael,” EBR 13, 2016, 841.

106)     “Jehohanan of Amariah,” EBR 13, 2016, 842–843.

107)     “Jehohanan Son of Eliashib,” EBR 13, 2016, 842.

108)     “Jehohanan Son of Meshelemiah,” EBR 13, 2016, 841.

109)     “Jehohanan Son of Tobiah,” EBR 13, 2016, 842.

110)     “Jehohanan The Commander,” EBR 13, 2016, 841.

111)     “Jehohanan The Levite,” EBR 13, 2016, 843.

112)     “Jehoiakim,” EBR 13, 2016, 846–847.

113)     “Judah (Person),” EBR 14, 2017,863‒864.

114)     “Judah, Son of Jacob,” EBR 14, 2017,864‒865.

115)     “Judah, A Levite,” EBR 14, 2017,865.

116)     “Judah, Another Levite,” EBR 14, 2017,865.

117)     “Judah, A Benjaminite Leader,” EBR 14, 2017,865.

118)     “Judah, Returnee from Exile,” EBR 14, 2017,866.

119)     “Judah, A Judahite Leader,” EBR 14, 2017,866.

120)     “Judah, Son of A Priest,” EBR 14, 2017,866.

121)      “Kerioth-Hezron,” EBR 15, 2017, 130.

122)     “Keros,” EBR 15, 2017, 132.

123)     “Ketab,” EBR 15, 2017, 142.

124)     “Kibzaim,” EBR 15, 2017, 178.

125)     “Kilan,” EBR 15, 2017, 200.

126)     “Kinah,” EBR 15, 2017, 206.

127)     “Mehetabel 01,” EBR, 2020, (forthcoming).

128)     “Mehetabel 02,” EBR, 2020, (forthcoming).

129)     “Nehemiah, Returnee from Exile,” EBR, 2020, (forthcoming).

130)     “Nehemiah the Reformer,” EBR, 2020, (forthcoming).

131)     “Nehemiah (Book and Person),” EBR, 2020, (forthcoming).

132)     “Obil,” EBR, (forthcoming).

133)     “Oren,” EBR, (forthcoming).

134)     “Osnappar,” EBR, (forthcoming).

135)     “Othoniah,” EBR, 2019, (forthcoming).

136)     “Ozni,” EBR, (forthcoming).

137)     “Padon,” EBR, (forthcoming).

138)     “Pahath-Moab,” EBR, (forthcoming).

139)     “Palal,” EBR, (forthcoming).

140)     “Parosh,” EBR, (forthcoming).

141)     “Paseah 01,” EBR, (forthcoming).

142)     “Paseah 02,” EBR, (forthcoming).

143)     “Paseah 03,” EBR, (forthcoming).

144)     “Pelaiah 01,” EBR, (forthcoming).

145)     “Pelaiah 02,” EBR, (forthcoming).

146)     “Pelaliah,” EBR, (forthcoming).

147)     “Peruda,” EBR, (forthcoming).

148)     “Phaltiel,” EBR, (forthcoming).

149)     “Pharakim,” EBR, (forthcoming).

150)     “Pilha,” EBR, (forthcoming).

151)     “Pochereth-Hazzebaim,” EBR, (forthcoming).

 

Scientific Translations of Ancient Texts

1)           “Sapattiuhrin laulut,” (≈ Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice) Kuolleenmeren kadonnut kansa. Qumranin kirjoituksia. Ed. Raija Sollamo and Mika S. Pajunen. Gaudeamus Helsinki: Helsinki University Press, 2015, 327–333.

2)          “Viikon rukoukset,” (≈ Weekly Prayers) Kuolleenmeren kadonnut kansa. Qumranin kirjoituksia. Ed. Raija Sollamo and Mika S. Pajunen. Gaudeamus Helsinki: Helsinki University Press, 2015, 334–338.             

3)          “Kuukauden rukoukset,” (≈ Monthly Prayers) Kuolleenmeren kadonnut kansa. Qumranin kirjoituksia. Ed. Raija Sollamo and Mika S. Pajunen. Gaudeamus Helsinki: Helsinki University Press, 2015, 324–326.

4)          “Samarian ostrakonit” (≈ The Samaria Ostraca) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista (= Texts from the Iron Age Levant)Ed. Juha Pakkala. Publications of the Finnish Exegetical Society (= PFES) 107, Helsinki, 2014, 43–51.

5)          “Siloan piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Siloah Inscription) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. PFES 107, Helsinki, 2014, 63–66.

6)          “Lakisin kirjeet” (≈ The Lachish Ostraca) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. PFES 107, Helsinki, 2014, 103–112.

7)          “Kerakin piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Kerak Inscription) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. PFES 107, Helsinki, 2014, 116–117.

8)          “Pylväspiirtokirjoitus Moabista” (≈ The Pillarinscription from Moab) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. PFES 107, Helsinki, 2014, 124–126.

9)          “Moabilainen lakiteksti” (≈ The Moabite Legaltext) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. 107, Helsinki, 2014, 127–129.

10)      “Khirbet El-Mudaynan alttarin piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Altarinscription of Khirbet El-Mudayna) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. PFES 107, Helsinki, 2014, 130–131.

11)      “Ammanin linnoituksen piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Inscription from the Amman Citadel) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. PFES 107, Helsinki, 2014, 132–134.

12)      “Tell Siranin pullo” (≈ The Bottle Inscription of Tell Siran) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. PFES 107, Helsinki, 2014, 135–137.

13)      “Horvat Ussan piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Horvat Uzza Ostraca) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. PFES 107, Helsinki, 2014, 144–145.

14)      “Melkart-steelan piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Melkart Stela) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. PFES 107, Helsinki, 2014, 150–152.

15)      “Sefiren sopimustekstit” (≈ The Sefire Treaties) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. PFES 107, Helsinki, 2014, 168–180.

16)      “Adonin avunpyyntökirje faraolle” (≈ Adon’s Petition to the Pharaoh) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. PFES 107, Helsinki, 2014, 186–188.

17)      “Urikkun piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Urikku Inscription) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. PFES 107, Helsinki, 2014, 234–237.

18)      “Karatepen piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Karatepe Inscription) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. PFES 107, Helsinki, 2014, 238–244.

19)      “Arslan Tashin loitsut” (≈ The Magical Texts from Arslan Tash) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. PFES 107, Helsinki, 2014, 245–248.

20)      “Ekronin temppelin piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Temple Inscription from Ekron) Tekstejä rautakauden Levantista. Ed. Juha Pakkala. PFES 107, Helsinki, 2014, 249–251.

21)      “Sakkaran piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Inscription from Sakkara). Tekstejä persialaisajan Levantista (≈ Texts from the Persian Period Levant) Ed. Kirsi Valkama and Joanna Töyräänvuori. Helsinki. (forthcoming in 2020).

22)      “Karpentras piirtokirjoitus”  (≈ The Karpentras Inscription). Tekstejä persialaisajan Levantista. Ed. Kirsi Valkama and Joanna Töyräänvuori. Helsinki. (forthcoming in 2020).

23)      “Memfisin piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Memphis Inscription). Tekstejä persialaisajan Levantista. Ed. Kirsi Valkama and Joanna Töyräänvuori. Helsinki. (forthcoming).

24)     “Kesecek Köyũ piirtokirjoitus (≈ The Kesecek Köyũ Inscription). Tekstejä persialaisajan Levantista. Ed. Kirsi Valkama and Joanna Töyräänvuori. Helsinki. (forthcoming).

25)      “Daskyleionin piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Daskyleion Inscription). Tekstejä persialaisajan Levantista. Ed. Kirsi Valkama and Joanna Töyräänvuori. Helsinki. (forthcoming).

26)      “Göznen piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Gözne Inscription). Tekstejä persialaisajan Levantista. Ed. Kirsi Valkama and Joanna Töyräänvuori. Helsinki. (forthcoming).

27)      “Sardesin kaksikielinen piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Bilingual Inscription from Sardes). Tekstejä persialaisajan Levantista. Ed. Kirsi Valkama and Joanna Töyräänvuori. Helsinki. (forthcoming).

28)      “Saraidin piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Saraidin Inscription). Tekstejä persialaisajan Levantista. Ed. Kirsi Valkama and Joanna Töyräänvuori. Helsinki. (forthcoming).

29)      “Limyran kaksikielinen piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Bilingual Inscription from Limyra). Tekstejä persialaisajan Levantista. Ed. Kirsi Valkama and Joanna Töyräänvuori. Helsinki. (forthcoming).

30)      “Arebsun piirtokirjoitus” (≈ The Arebsun Inscription). Tekstejä persialaisajan Levantista. Ed. Kirsi Valkama and Joanna Töyräänvuori. Helsinki. (forthcoming).

 

Other Publications (for General Public; Selection)

1)           ”Raamatun sana on niin kuin se luetaan”. (≈ The Word of the Bible Reads as it is Read) Tiede (≈ Science) 04/2015 (http://www.tiede.fi/artikkeli/jutut/uusimmat/raamatun_sana_on_niin_kuin_luetaan)

2)           Evoluutio ja Vanhan testamentin tekstien kehitys. (≈ The Evolution and the Development of the Old Testament) Kirkon kellari. 2.5.2013 (http://kirkonkellari.fi/evoluutio-ja-vanhan-testamentin-tekstien-kehitys)

3)           Kinneretin kaivaukset tuovat merkittävää tietoa muinaisen Israelin varhaisvaiheista. (≈ The Excavations in Kinneret Provide Important Information about Early Israel) Teologia.fi, 4.10.2007 (https://www.teologia.fi/tutkimus/kristinuskon-historia/275-kinneretin-kaivaukset-tuovat-merkittietoa-muinaisen-israelin-varhaisvaiheista)

4)           “Das ‚Kinneret Regional Project’ – eine europäische Expedition an das Nordwestufer des Sees Gennesaret“, Jerusalem: Gemeindebrief–Stiftungsjournal, 4/07, 2007, 19–22 (with Stefan Münger, Jürgen Zangenberg and Wolfgang Zwickel).

 

Teaching Material Online

1)           Kristinuskon ja juutalaisuuden juuret: arkeologian näkökulmia (≈ The Roots of Christianity and Judaism. Archaeological Perspectives). 2007 (see http://www.helsinki.fi/teol/pro/juuret/). With Raimo Hakola and Sami Yli-Karjanmaa.

2)           Hemmo. Interactive Learning of Hebrew (see http://www.helsinki.fi/teol/pro/kielet/hemmo/). With Jarmo Kiilunen, Jutta Jokiranta, Kirsi Valkama, Tuukka Kauhanen and Sami Yli-Karjanmaa.

3) “Kirjallisuuskritiikki Vanhan testamentin tutkimuksessa,” (≈ Literary Criticism in the Study of the Old Testament) Eksegetiikan menetelmien oppimisympäristö EMO (≈ Methods of Exegesis see, http://www.helsinki.fi/teol/pro/emo/tarkastelutapoja/metodit5.html). “Muinaisisraelilaisen uskonnon tutkimus. Kaksi esimerkkiä arkeologiasta. (≈ Ancient Israelite Religion. Two Archaeological Examples) Eksegetiikan menetelmien oppimisympäristö EMO. (see http://www.helsinki.fi/teol/pro/emo/tarkastelutapoja/arkeologia3.html).

Fields of Science

  • 614 Theology

Publications

Sakkaran hautapiirtokirjoitus

Töyräänvuori, J. & Pakkala, J., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Tekstejä babylonialais- ja persialaisajan Lähi-idästä. Töyräänvuori, J. & Valkama, K. (eds.). Helsinki: Suomen eksegeettinen seura, Vol. 119. (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja; vol. 119).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

The Chronicles of the Kings of Judah. 2 Chronicles 10-36. A New Translation and Commentary

Pakkala, J., 2019, In : Journal of Semitic Studies. 64, 1, p. 295-297 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review (scientific)Scientific

The Influence of Treaties on Deuteronomy, Exclusive Monolatry, and Covenant Theology

Pakkala, J., 2019, In : Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel . 8, 2, p. 159-183 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Can we reconstruct the textual history of the Hebrew Bible?

Pakkala, J. K., Dec 2017, In : Religion Compass. 11, 11-12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects

Changes in Sacred Texts and Traditions (CSTT)

Aejmelaeus, A., Jokiranta, J., Nissinen, M., Pakkala, J., Sollamo, R., Latvus, K., Weissenberg von, H., Voitila, A., Saukkonen, J. M., Alanne, M., Borchardt, F., Kauhanen, T., Kilkkinen, H. P., Liljeström, M., Pajunen, M., Perttilä, E., Saarelainen, K., Seppänen, C., Tenhunen, K., Tervanotko, H., Tynjä, T., Uusimäki, E., Valkama, K. & Vanonen, H.

24/02/2011 → …

Project: Research Evaluation 2011

Literary Criticism in the Light of Documented Evidence

Pakkala, J., Müller, R., Voitila, A., Borchardt, F., Kauhanen, T., Pajunen, M., Mäkipelto, V., Nommik, U. & Tekoniemi, T.

01/01/201431/12/2019

Project: Research project

Birth and Transmission of a Holy Tradition

Pakkala, J., Borchardt, F., Kauhanen, T., Kilkkinen, H. P., Marttila, M., Orpana, J., Pajunen, M., Pesonen, A., Voitila, A., Weissenberg von, H., Levin, C. & Nommik, U.

01/08/200731/07/2012

Project: Research project

Activities

Quellen der Königszeit

Juha Pakkala (Speaker)
12 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Sähköinen opetusmateriaali Erilaisia aineistoja teologiassa ja uskonnontutkimuksessa

Anuleena Kimanen (Teacher), Juha Pakkala (Participant), Tuija Laine (Participant), Tuomas Heikkilä (Participant), Minna Hietamäki (Participant), Heidi Rautalahti (Participant), Mitra Härkönen (Participant), Aura Nortomaa (Participant)
May 2019 → …

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - External teaching and subject coordination

Verkko-opetusmateriaali Aineistojen käsittely teologiassa ja uskonnontutkimuksessa, alkukielet ja lähdekritiikki

Anuleena Kimanen (Teacher), Juha Pakkala (Teacher), Tuija Laine (Teacher), Ilkka Lindstedt (Teacher)
May 2019 → …

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - External teaching and subject coordination

Planning Meeting for Biblical Online Synopsis with SQE, QWB, DECOT, SVTG

Tuukka Kauhanen (Attendee), Juha Pakkala (Attendee), Hannu Pekka Kalevi Kalavainen (Attendee)
12 Nov 201913 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

Juha Pakkala (Visiting researcher)
22 Apr 201924 Apr 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution