Lutz Doering, English Publications

In Process. Ceccarelli Paola, Doering Lutz, Gildenhard Ingo, Fögen Thorsten, eds. Letters and Communities: Socio-Political Aspects of Ancient Epistolography. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Forthcoming. Ben-Dov Jonathan, Doering Lutz, eds. The Construction of Time in Antiquity: Ritual, Art and Identity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2016. “The Commissioning of Paul: Light from the Prophet Jeremiah on the Self-Understanding of the Apostle?” Pages 544-564 in Jeremiah’s Scriptures: Production, Reception, Interaction, and Transformation. Edited by Najman & K. Schmid. JSJSup 173. Leiden: Brill, 2016. (

2016. “Sabbath.” Page 825 in Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions. Edited by Orlin Eric. New York: Routledge.

2016. “Havdalah.” Page 391 in Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions. Edited by Orlin Eric. New York: Routledge.

2015. “ἀδελφός κτλ.” Pages xxx in Historical and Theological Lexicon of the Septuagint. Edited by Bons Eberhard and Jan Joosten. Tübingen: Mohr.

2014. “God as Father in Texts from Qumran.” Pages 107-135 in The Divine Father: Religious and Philosophical Concepts of Divine Parenthood in Antiquity. Edited by Albrecht Felix and Reinhard Feldmeier. Leiden: Brill.

2014. “4QMMT and the Letters of Paul: Selected Aspects of Mutual Illumination.” Pages 69-87 in The Dead Sea Scrolls and Pauline Literature. Edited by Rey Jean-Sébastien. Leiden: Brill.

2014. “The Reception of the Book of Exodus in the Book of Jubilees.” Pages 485-510 in The Book of Exodus: Composition, Reception, and Interpretation. Edited by Thomas B. Dozeman, Craig A. Evans, and Joel N. Lohr. Leiden: Brill.

2013. “The Epistle of Baruch and Its Role in 2 Baruch.” Pages 151-173 in Fourth Ezra and Second Baruch: Reconstruction After the Fall. Edited by Matthias Henze, Gabriele Boccaccini. and J. M. Zurawski. Leiden: Brill.

2013. “Divorce: New Testament.” Pages 993-995 in EBR 6.

2013. “Sabbath.” Pages 5988-5990 in Encyclopedia of Ancient History. Edited by Roger S. Bagnal and others. Wiley-Blackwell.

2012. Ancient Jewish Letters and the Beginnings of Christian Epistolography. Tubingen: Mohr.

2012. “Jewish Law in the Dead Sea Scrolls: Some Issues for Consideration.” Pages 449-462 in The Hebrew Bible in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Edited by Dávid Nóra, Lange Armin, De Troyer Kristin, and Tzoref Shani. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

2010. “Sabbath and Festivals.” Pages 566-586 in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Daily Life in Roman Palestine. Edited by Catherine Hezser. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2010. “Sabbath Laws in the New Testament Gospels.” Pages 207-253 in The New Testament and Rabbinic Literature. Edited by R. Bieringer, F. García Martínez, D. Pollefeyt, and P. J. Tomson. Leiden: Brill.

2009. “Apostle, Co-Elder, and Witness of Suffering: Author Construction and Peter Image in First Peter.” Pages 645-681 in Pseudepigraphie und Verfasserfiktion in frühchristlichen Briefen / Pseudepigraphy and Author Fiction in Early Christian Letters. Edited by Frey Jörg et al. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

2009. “Purity and Impurity in the Book of Jubilees.” Pages 261-275 in Enoch and the Mosaic Torah: The Evidence of Jubilees. Edited by Gabriele Boccaccini, and Giovanni Ibba. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans.

2009.  “Marriage and Creation in Mark 10 and CD 4-5.” Pages 133-164 in Echoes from the Caves: Qumran and the New Testament. Edited by García Martínez Florentino. Leiden: Brill.

2009. “First Peter as Early Christian Diaspora Letter.” Pages 215-236, 441-457 in Catholic Epistles and Apostolic Tradition: A New Perspective on James and the Catholic Letter Collection. Edited by Karl-Wilhelm Niebuhr and Robert Wall. Waco, TX.: Baylor University Press.

2008. “Much Ado about Nothing? Jesus’ Sabbath Healings and their Halakhic Implications Revisited.” Pages 213-241 in Judaistik und Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft: Standorte – Grenzen – Beziehungen. Edited by Lutz Doering , Hans-Gunther Waubke , and Florian Wilk. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

2006. “Parallels without ‘Parallelomania’: Methodological Reflections on Comparative Analysis of Halakhah in the Dead Sea Scrolls.” Pages 13-42 in Rabbinic Perspectives: Rabbinic Literature and the Dead Sea Scrolls: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, January 2003. Edited by Steven Fraade, Aharon Shemesh, and Ruth Clements. Leiden: Brill.

2005. “Jeremiah and the ‘Diaspora Letters’ in Ancient Judaism: Epistolary Communication with the Golah as Medium for Dealing with the Present.” Pages 43-72 in Reading the Present in the Qumran Library: The Perception of the Contemporary by Means of Scriptural Interpretation. Edited by Kristin de Troyer and Armin Lange. Atlanta: SBL.

2005. “Excerpted Texts in Second Temple Judaism: A Survey of the Evidence.” Pages 1-38 in Selecta colligere II: Beiträge zur Technik des Sammelns und Kompilierens griechischer Texte von der Antike bis zum Humanismus. Edited by Rosa Maria Piccione and Matthias Perkams. Alessandria: Edizioni dell’Orso.

2000. “Purity Regulations Concerning the Sabbath in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature.” Pages 600-609 in The Dead Sea Scrolls: Fifty Years after their Discovery 1947–1997: Proceedings of the Jerusalem Congress, July 20–25, 1997. Edited by L. Schiffman, E. Tov, and J. VanderKam. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society and The Shrine of the Book, Israel Museum.

1997. “The Concept of the Sabbath in the Book of Jubilees.” Pages 179-205 in Studies in the Book of Jubilees. Edited by Matthias Albani, Jörg Frey, and Armin Lange. Tübingen: Mohr.

1997. “New Aspects of Qumran Sabbath Law from Cave 4 Fragments.” Pages 251-274 in Legal Texts and Legal Issues: Proceedings of the Second Meeting of the IOQS, Cambridge 1995. Published in Honour of J.M. Baumgarten. Edited by M. Bernstein, F. García Martínez, and J. Kampen. Leiden: Brill.