Song of the Vineyard by B. Davie Napier
B. Davie Napier, at the time of this writing was Holmes Professor of Old Testament Criticism and Intepretation at Yale Divinity School. He later became President of Pacific School of Religion. He is a minister of the United Church of Christ and an author of several books on the Old Testament. Song of the Vineyard was published in 1962 by Harper & Row, Publishers. This book was prepared for Religion Online by Harry W. and Grace C. Adams.
Additional reading is recommended from the following list of books, all in English. A number of significant German works are cited in the footnotes. A fuller, annotated English bibliography may be found in Gottwald, A Light to the Nations, pp. 553 ff.
Albright, NV. F., From the Stone Age to Christianity, Anchor Edition, Garden City, 1957.
Anderson, B. NV., Understanding the Old Testament, Englewood Cliffs, 1957.
Bentzen, A., Introduction to the Old Testament, Copenhagen, 1952, vols. I-II.
Bright, J., A History of Israel, Philadelphia, 1959.
Buber, M., Moses, Torchbook Edition, New York, 1958.
Buber, M., The Prophetic Faith, New York, 1949, (Torchbook Edition, 1960)
Burrows, M., An Outline of Biblical Theology, Philadelphia, 1946.
Childs, B., Myth and Reality in the Old Testament (Studies in Biblical Theology, No. 27), London, 1960.
Driver, S. R., An Introduction to the Literature of the Old Testament, New York, 1910.
Gottwald, N. K., A Light to the Nations, New York, 1959.
Hahn, H., The Old Testament in Modern Research, Muhlenberg, 1954.
The Interpreter’s Bible, Nashville, 1952-1957, vols. I-VI; especially articles by NV. A. Irwin, NV. F. Albright, J. Muhlenberg, and G. F. Wright (vol. I); Exodus Introduction and Exegesis by J.C. Rylaarsdam (vol. I); Job Introduction and Exegesis by S. Terrien (vol. III); Isaiah 1-39 Introduction and Exegesis by R. B. Y. Scott, and Isaiah 40-66 Introduction and Exegesis by J. Muhlenberg (vol. V); Lamentations Introduction by T. J. Meek, Ezekiel Introduction by H. G. May, Zechariah 9-12 and Malachi Introduction by R. C. Dentan (vol. VI).
Jacob, E., The Theology of the Old Testament, New York, 1958.
Mowinckel, S., He that Cometh, New York, 1954.
Napier, B. D., From Faith to Faith, New York, 1955.
Noth, M., The History of Israel, trans. S. Godman (from Geschichte Israels, 2nd ed.) New York, 1958.
Pedersen, J., Israel, Its Life and Culture, London, 1926 and 1940, vols. I-II, III-IV.
Pritchard, J. B., ed., Ancient Near Eastern Texts, 2nd ed., Princeton, 1955.
von Rad, G., Genesis, trans. J. Marks (from Das Erste Buch Mose, in the series Das Alte Testament Deutsche, vol. II) Philadelphia, 1961.
von Rad, G., Moses, New York, 1960.
von Rad, G., Studies in Deuteronomy (Studies in Biblical Theology, No. 9), London, 1953.
Robinson, H. W. Inspiration and Revelation in the Old Testament, Oxford, 1946.
Robinson, H. W. The Cross in the Old Testament, Philadelphia, 1955.
Rowley, H. H., The Biblical Doctrine of Election, London, 1950.
Rowley, H. H., The Servant of the Lord and Other Essays, London, 1952.
Rowley, H. H., ed., Studies in Old Testament Prophecy, Edinburgh, 1950.
Rowley, H. H., ed., The Old Testament and Modern Study, Oxford, 1951.
Scott, R. B. Y., The Relevance of the Prophets, New York, 1947.
Snaith, N. H., The Distinctive Ideas of the Old Testament, London, 1944.
Voegelin, E., Israel and Revelation, Baton Rouge, 1956.
Vriezen, T. C., An Outline of Old Testament Theology, Boston, 1958.
Wellhausen, J., Prolegomena to the History of Israel, 1885 (Meridian Edition, 1957).
Wright, G. E., Biblical Archaeology, Philadelphia and London, 1957.