Prof. Hannes Bezzel

University of Jena
Prof. Hannes Bezzel

Hannes Bezzel was born in 1975; 1994-97 apprenticeship as a carpenter; 1997-2003 studied protestant theology in Göttingen, Zurich, and Munich; 2007 Dr. theol. Göttingen; 2006-10 research assistant University of Erfurt (Christoph Bultmann); 2010-15 junior professor for Old Testament studies, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena; 2014 habilitation (Jena), 2015 professor for Old Testament studies, FSU Jena

Selected Publications:

monographs:

  • Die Konfessionen Jeremias. Eine redaktionsgeschichtliche Studie, BZAW 378, Berlin / New York: de Gruyter, 2007.

  • Saul. Israels König in Tradition, Redaktion und früher Rezeption, FAT 97, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015.

editor:

  • Hannes Bezzel / Uwe Becker (eds.), Rereading the Relecture? The Question of (Post)chronistic Influence in the Latest Redactions of the Books of Samuel, FAT II 66, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014.

  • Hannes Bezzel / Stefan Pfeiffer (eds.), Prophecy and Hellenism. Contributions to the 7th meeting of the Aberdeen Prophecy Network, Jena 18th-19th June, 2018, FAT II, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, forthcoming.

  • Hannes Bezzel / Reinhard G. Kratz (eds.), David in the Desert. Tradition and Redaction in the “History of David’s Rise”, BZAW 514, Berlin / Boston: de Gruyter, forthcoming.

articles:

  • The Numerous Deaths of King Saul, in: Cynthia Edenburg / Juha Pakkala (Ed.), Is Samuel among the Deuteronomists?, Current Views on the Place of Samuel in a Deuteronomistic History, Ancient Israel and Its Literature (SBLAIL) 16, Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013, 325–347.

  • Chronistisch beeinflusste Korrekturen am Bild Sauls in den Samuelbüchern? In: Hannes Bezzel / Uwe Becker (eds.), Rereading the Relecture? The Question of (Post)chronistic Influence in the Latest Redactions of the Books of Samuel, FAT II 66, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014, 183–214.

  • Der Prophet als Bleilot. Exegese und Theologie in Am 7, Biblica (Bib.) 95/4 (2014), 524–545.

  • Habakkuk in the Lions’ Den. Dan 14:33–39 (Bel 33–39), in: Bob Becking / Hans Barstad (eds.), Prophecy and Prophets in Stories. Papers Read at the Fith Meeting of the Edinburgh Prophecy Networt, Utrecht, October 2013, Old Testament Studies (OTS) 65, Leiden: Brill, 2015, 169–182.

  • Saul und die Philister. Redaktionskritische Überlegungen zu I Sam 13–14, in: Walter Dietrich (eds.), The Books of Samuel. Stories – History – Reception History, BEThL 284, Leuven: Peeters, 2016, 459–468.

  • Samuel’s Political Career, in: Katharina Pyschny / Sarah Schulz (eds.), Debating Authority. Concepts of Leadership in the Pentateuch and the Former Prophets, BZAW 507, Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter, 2018, 248–252.

  • Hannah’s Prayer(s) in 1 Sam 1–2 and in Pseudo-Philo’s Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum, in: Susanne Gillmayr-Bucher / Maria Häusl (eds.), Prayers and the Construction of Israelite Identity, Ancient Israel and Its Literature (SBLAIL) 35, Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2019, 147–164.

  • Noch einmal: ויהי איש, 1Samuel 1 und der Anfang des Deuteronomistischen Geschichtswerkes, in: Thomas Römer / Ido Koch / Omer Sergi (eds.), Writing, Rewriting, and Overwriting in the Books of Deuteronomy and the Former Prophets: Essays in Honor of Cynthia Edenburg, BEThl 304, Leuven: Peeters 2019, 195–210.

  • Saul ben Kish – Relevant for which Identity? Welt des Orients (WO) 49 (2019), 236–251.

  • Saul and David – Stages of their Literary Relationship, in: Hannes Bezzel / Reinhard G. Kratz (eds.), David in the Desert. Tradition and Redaction in the “History of David’s Rise”, BZAW 514, Berlin / Boston: de Gruyter, forthcoming.