daniel stoekl

List of publications, Daniel Stökl Ben Ezra

(updated 6.3.2012)



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Database: The Dead Sea Scrolls for the Leuven Database of Ancient Books and Trismegistos. [in preparation, publication planned for May 2011]

38         L'éthique et/de l'autre: le christianisme à travers les yeux polémiques de Toledot Yeshu" together with John Gager. Proceedings of the conference Identity Through Ethics in Aix-en-Provence, June 2011

37        « Alphabets - Judaism » Encyclopedia of Ancient History (1000 mots, 2 figures) (announced for 2012).

36.        "Confession" (Judaism: Second Temple and Rabbinic Period) Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (in press).

35        « Festivals (Jewish) » Encyclopedia of Ancient History (sous presse) (1500 mots). (announced for 2012).

34        « Reading Ritual with Genette: Paratextual and Metatextual Aspects of the Bible in Ritual Performances » in: S. Aufrère, Palimpsestes (Peeters) (15 pages)


Database THALES, THesaurus Antiquorum Lectionariorum Ecclesiae Synagogaeque. An electronic searchable database of early Jewish and Christian lectionaries [internet betaversion currently in testphase, link ]

 « Halakha, Calendars and the Provenances of 2 Enoch » forthcoming in Andrei Orlov, Gabriele Boccaccini, Jason Zurawski (éds.), New Perspectives on 2 Enoch: No Longer Slavonic Only (Leiden: Brill, 2012), pp. 229-242.



Book 3: Mischna Bikkurim. Textkritische Ausgabe mit deutscher Übersetzung und Kommentar (M. Krupp edition) (Jerusalem: Lee Achim 2011) ISBN 978–965–7221–92–1.


33         "Wieviele Bibliotheken in Qumran?" in: J. Frey et C. Claussen (eds.), Qumran und die Archäologie, (WUNT; Tübingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 2011)

32           « Atonement" (Judaism: Second Temple Period) » dans H.-J. Klauck, B. McGinn, Ch.-L. Seow, H. Spieckermann, B. Walfish (éd.), Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception 3 (2011), p. 43-46. —

31           « Atonement (Judaism: Rabbinic Period) » dans H.-J. Klauck, B. McGinn, Ch.-L. Seow, H. Spieckermann, B. Walfish (éd.), Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception 3 (2011), p. 46-50.

30           « De l'arbre à la forêt - perspectives quantitatives sur le corpus des papyri juifs anciens » dans C. Clivaz, J. Zumstein (éd.), Reading New Testament Papyri in Context – Lire des papyrus du Nouveau Testament dans leur contexte (BETL 242 ; Louvain : Peeters, 2011), p. 169-188. —

29           « חצר »  (« court ») dans Heinz-Josef Fabry & Ulrich Dahmen (éd.), Theologisches Wörterbuch zu den Qumrantexten (Stuttgart : Kohlhammer, 2011) vol. 1, p. 1054-1057.

28          « Interaction et différenciation. Quelques pensées sur les rôles des fêtes juives, chrétiennes (et ‘païennens’) » dans : Nicole Belayche & Jean-Daniel Dubois (éd.), L'oiseau et le poisson. Cohabitations religieuses dans les mondes grec et romain (Religions dans l'histoire; Paris : Presses de l'université Paris-Sorbonne, 2011), p. 23-37. —

27         « When the Bell Rings: Qumran Rituals of Affliction in Context, » dans A. Lange, E. Tov, M. Weigold (éd.), The Dead Sea Scrolls in Context (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum 140; Leiden : Brill, 2011) p. 533-546 (i.e. vol 2).

26         « Fasting with Jews, Thinking with Scapegoats: Some Remarks on Yom Kippur in Early Judaism and Christianity, in particular 4Q541, Barnabas 7, Matthew 27 and Acts 27 » dans : Thomas Hieke, Tobias Nicklas (éd.), The Day of Atonement. Its Interpretations in Early Jewish and Christian Traditions (Themes in Biblical Narrative 18 ; Leiden : Brill, 2011), p. 165-188.




Book 2: Aramaica Qumranica: The Aix en Provence Colloquium on the Aramaic Dead Sea Scrolls (STDJ 94; Leiden: Brill, Nov 2010). together with K. Berthelot (eds.). (ISBN : 978 90 04 18786 3)

25.          "Le mystère des rouleaux de Qumrân. Perspectives historiques et archéologiques" Cahiers du Judaisme 29 (2010) 104-119.[ISSN 1029-8878] [download]

24.       "Markusevangelium" Realenzyklopädie für Antike und Christentum 24 (2010) 173-207.

23.        "Further Reflections on Caves 1 and 11. A Response to Florentino García Martínez,"   in: C. Hempel (ed.), The Dead Sea Scrolls. Texts and Context (Studies on Texts from the Desert of Judah), (STDJ 90; Leiden: Brill, 2010), pp. 211-224 (ISBN 978 90 04 16784 1)

22.       together with K. Berthelot "Introduction" Aramaica Qumranica: Proceedings of the Conference on the Aramaic Texts from Qumran at Aix en Provence 30 June - 2July 2008 (STDJ 94; Leiden: Brill, 2010), p. 1-12. (ISBN : 978 90 04 18786 3)

21.       "Messianic Figures in the Qumran Aramaic Texts" in: K. Berthelot & D. Stökl Ben Ezra (eds.), Aramaica Qumranica: Proceedings of the Conference on the Aramaic Texts from Qumran at Aix en Provence 30 June - 2July 2008 (STDJ 94; Leiden: Brill, 2010), pp. 514-544. (ISBN : 978 90 04 18786 3) (download)

20.      “Paleographical Considerations Regarding 1Q5 (1QDeut b): One or Several Scrolls?”, Daniel Falk, Sarianna Metso, Donald Parry, Eibert Tigchelaar (éds.), Qumran Cave 1 Revisited: Reconsidering the Cave 1 Texts Sixty Years after Their Discovery (Sixth Meeting of the International Organisation of Qumran Studies), Ljubljana, Slowenia, July 16-18, 2007) (STDJ 91; Leiden: Brill, 2010), pp. 247-258. [ISBN 978 90 04 18580 7]

19.      “ קנוניזציה כתהליך בלתי ליניארי? מבט על הפפירוסים הנוצריים (והיהודיים) ממצרים“ in: מ. בן ששון, י. ברודי, ע. ליבליך, ד. שלו (eds.), הקנון הסמוי מן העין, Jerusalem: Magness, 2010, pp. 111-132.(ISBN 978-965-493-523-4)


18.        "« Homme et femme il le créa » : quelques observations sur l’intersexué dans la littérature tannaïtique" Tsafon 58 (2009) 107-126 [ISSN: 1149-6630].

17.       “A Christian List of Festivals in Toledot Yeshu: Polemics as Indication for InteractionHarvard Theological Review) 102 (2009) 481-496.[ISSN: 0017-8160, doi:10.1017/S0017816009000960]

16.       “A Jewish 'Archontesse' - Remarks on an Epitaph from Byblos” Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik (ZPE) 169 (2009) 287-293. [ISSN 0084-53880]

15.      “Weighing the Parts: A Papyrological Perspective on the Parting of the Ways“ Novum Testamentum 51 (2009) 168-186. [ISSN: 0048-1009, doi: 10.1163/156853608X323055]

14.       "Archives and Libraries. II Greco-Roman World, New Testament and Early Christianity" Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (Berlin, New York: De Gruyter, 2009) vol. 2 columns 683-687.[ISBN 9783110183702]

13.       "On Trees, Waves and Cytokinesis: Shifting Paradigms in Early (and Modern) Jewish-Christian Relations" in: M. Poorthuis, J. Schwartz & J. Turner (eds.), Interaction between Judaism and Christianity in History, Religion, Art and Literature (Jewish and Christian Perspectives 17; Leiden : Brill, 2009), pp. 127-139.    DOI: 10.1163/ej.9789004171503.i-626.46


12.       “Deconstructing the so-called Genesis Apocryphon from Masada (Mas 1m or MasapocrGen)" Revue de Qumrân 23/4 (2008) 533-541.

11.      “Canonization – a Non-Linear Process? Observing the Process of Canonization through the Christian (and Jewish) Papyri from Egypt“ Zeitschrift fuer antikes Christentum 12 (2008) 229-250.


10.       “Parody and Polemics on Pentecost: Acts 2 and Talmud Yerushalmi 37c“ in Albert Gerhards and Clemens Leonhard (eds.), Jewish and Christian Liturgy and Worship: New Insights into its History and Interaction. (Jewish and Christian Perspectives 15; Leiden: Brill, 2007), pp. 279-293. DOI: 10.1163/ej.9789004162013.i-334.95

9.       “Templisierung: Die Rückkehr des Tempels in die jüdische und christliche Liturgie der Spätantike“ in J. Scheid (ed.) Rites et croyances dans les religions du monde romain. (Entretiens sur l'antiquité classique 53; Geneva: Fondation Hardt & Vandoeuvres, 2007), pp. 231-287. (download)

8.       “Old Caves and Young Caves: A Statistical Reevaluation of a Qumran Consensus,” Dead Sea Discoveries 14/3 (2007) 313-333. [see separate webpage with abstract, possibility to download article, news reports and links to internet discussion]]


7.       “Zur Rezeption Jom Kippurs im antiken Christentum,” in: A. Gerhards and H.H. Henrix (eds.), Dialog oder Monolog? Zur liturgischen Beziehung zwischen Judentum und Christentum (Quaestiones Disputatae 208; Freiburg, Basel, Wien: Herder, 2004, pp. 167-183).


6.       “‘Christians’ Celebrating ‘Jewish’ Festivals of Autumn,” in: Peter J. Tomson and Doris Lambers-Petry (eds.), The Image of the Judaeo-Christians in Ancient Jewish and Christian Literature: Papers Delivered at the Colloquium of the Institutum Iudaicum, Brussels 18-19 November, 2001 (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 158; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2003; pp. 53-73).

5.       “Whose Fast Is It? The Ember Day of September and Yom Kippur,” Adam H. Becker and Annette Reed (eds.), The Ways that Never Parted: Jews and Christians in Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism 95; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2003; pp. 225-248).

Book 1: The Impact of Yom Kippur on Early Christianity. The Day of Atonement from the Second Temple to the Fifth Century. (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 163; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2003; pp. XX, 445). Download table of contents (pdf) Download conclusions (pdf)

The 18 reviews known to me (excerpts): Henoch 29 (2007) 405 (Mika Ahuvia); Jahrbuch für Antike und Christentum 48/49 (2006/2007) (Gerard Rouwhorst); Theologische Literaturzeitung 131 (2006) 1288-1290 (Thomas Knöppler); Catholic Biblical Quarterly 68 (2006) 782-784 (Eileen Schuller); Numen 53 (2006) 223-227 (Petra von Gemünden); Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations 1 (2006) R16-17 (Dimitrij Buzhanov); Revue des Etudes Juives 165 (2006) 299-300 (Simon C. Mimouni); Adamantius 11 (2005) 495-498 (Giovanni Battista Bazzana); Svensk teologisk kvartalskrift 80 (2004) 134-135 ( Goran Larsson); Revue d'histoire et de philosophie 84 (2004) S.230-232 (Christian Grappe); Salesianum 66 (2004) 773-774 (Rafael Vicent); Tijdschrift voor Theologie 44 (2004) 303 (Huub van de Sandt); Revue Biblique11 (2004) 280-285 (Etienne Nodet); De Stem van het Boek 15 (2004) 15; New Testament Abstracts 48 (2004) 470-471; Internationale Zeitschriftenschau 50 (2003/04) 1814; Mayeutica 68 (2003) 528-530 (Enrique Eguiarte); Adamantius 9 (2003) 262-263 (John Gager) (review of the Ph.D.-thesis)


4.       “Two Chronological Texts from an Armenian Manuscript (M451),” Le Muséon 115 (2002) 319-337. (Together with Yoav Loeff).

3.       “The Christian Exegesis of the Scapegoat between Jews and Pagans,” in Albert I. Baumgarten (ed.), Sacrifice in Religious Experience (Studies in the History of Religions [Numen Book Series] 93; Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, 2002), pp. 207-232.


 2.       “The Biblical Yom Kippur, the Jewish Fast of the Day of Atonement and the Church Fathers” M.F. Wiles, E.J. Yarnold (eds.), Studia Patristica 34 (Leuven: Peeters, 2001), pp. 493-502.


1.       “Yom Kippur in the Apocalyptic Imaginaire and the Roots of Jesus’ High Priesthood: Yom Kippur in Zechariah 3, 1 Enoch 10, 11QMelkizedeq, Hebrews and the Apocalypse of Abraham 13,” in Jan Assmann and Guy G. Stroumsa (eds.), Transformations of the Inner Self in Ancient Religions (Studies in the History of Religions [Numen Book Series] 83; Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, 1999), pp. 349-366.



6.       Jean-Marie, Emile Puech, et al., Le rouleau de cuivre de la grotte 3 de Qumrân (3Q15): expertise, restauration, epigraphie. Leiden: Brill: École biblique et archéologique française de Jérusalem: EDF Foundation, 2006. 2 volumes to be published in Henoch 2009.

5.       Giovanni Battista Bazzana, Autorità e successione. Figure profetiche nei testi del giudeo-cristianesimo antico (Studi di Storia del Cristianesimo e delle Chiese cristiane 7; Mailand: Edizioni Biblioteca Francescana, 2004) Adamantius 13 (2007) 4 pages.

4.       Stefan Timm, Eusebius von Caesarea: Das Onomastikon der biblischen Ortsnamen. Edition der syrischen Fassung mit griechischem Text, englischer und deutscher Übersetzung. Eingeleitet, herausgegeben und mit Indices versehen (Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur 152; Berlin, New York: De Gruyter, 2005);
R. Steven Notley & Ze’ev Safrai, Eusebius, Onomasticon: The Place Names of Divine Scripture. Including the Latin Edition of Jerome. Translated into English and with Topographical Commentary. (Jewish and Christian Perspective Series 9; Leiden, Boston: Brill 2005). In: Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic and Roman Periods 37 (2006) 140-146.

3.      Berouriah Bitton-Ashkelony und Aryeh Kofsky, Christian Gaza in Late Antiquity (Jerusalem Studies in Religion and Culture 3; Leiden: Brill, 2004). In: Scripta Classica Israelica 24 (2005) 324-326.

2.      David Noy und Hanswulf Bloedhorn, Inscriptiones Judaicae Orientis. Vol. III: Syria and Cyprus. (Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism 102; Tübingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 2004). In: BrynMawr Classical Review 2005.2.23.
(ONLINE at: http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2005/2005-02-23.html).

1.      Wilhelm Geerlings und Christian Schulze, Der Kommentar in Antike und Mittelalter. Beiträge zu seiner Erforschung. (Clavis Commentatoriorum Antiquitatis et Medii Aevi 2. Leiden: Brill, 2002). In: Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2004.03.46.
(ONLINE at: http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2004/2004-03-46.html).


Additional Academic Presentations

1.      “יום הכפורים באימג'יניר האפוקליפטי והתהוותה של הכהונה הגדולה של ישוע”, (Yom Kippur in the Apocalyptic Imaginaire and the Emergence of the High Priesthood of Jesus) Research Seminar on the Ancient World organized by Dr. Amiel Vardi, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, March 1998.

2.      “Use and Abuse of Parallels for the Discussion of Mt 5:43f (Love Your Enemies). Methodological Observations to a New Commentary to the New Testament from Ancient Jewish and Christian Sources,” (presented at the colloquium “The Sermon on the Mount: New Testament Traditions and the Problem of Jewish Context,” Jerusalem, 21-22 July 2000).

3.      “Jewish Christian High Priests” (presented at the workshop “From Hellenistic Judaism to Christian Hellenism,” Institute for Advanced Studies, Jerusalem, January 2001).

4.      “The Impact of Yom Kippur on Early Christianity: Observation on Christian Autumn Festivals” (presented at the New York Liturgy Group, organized by Susan Boynton, Columbia University, & Evelyn Vitz, NYU, New York, May 15, 2002).

5.      “Considerations on Recent Publications on Apocalyptic Texts on Melchisedek (11QMelchisedek, Melchisedek, [NHC IX,1], 2Enoch 71-72, and Hebrews 2 and 7)” (presented at the Second Colloquy for the Jerusalem Compendium to the New Testament, Ratisbonne, Jerusalem, July 21-22, 2002).

6.      “Yom Kippur in Luke-Acts: Social Implications” (Society of Biblical Literature, Toronto, Canada, November 2002).

7.      “נוצרים שומרי יום הכפורים בעת העתיקה” (Christians observing Yom Kippur in Late Antiquity) (Shlomo Pines Seminar, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, December 9, 2002).

8.      “השפעתו של יום הכפורים על הצום הנוצרי הרומי בחודש השביעי” (The Impact of Yom Kippur on the Roman Christian Fast of the Seventh Month) (Scholion-Centre for Jewish Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, December 19, 2002).

9.      “Modes of Influence between Jewish and Christian Liturgy” (presented in the seminar “Easter and Yom Kippur: Christian and Jewish Liturgy, Theology and Exegesis in Interaction?” at the Oxford Patristics Conference, August 18-23, 2003).

10.  “On Books and Their Collectors: The ‘Library’ of Qumran and Early Christian Libraries” (presented at the 10th Orion conference “Text, Thought, and Practice in Qumran and Early Christianity”, January 2004; and in the research seminar on Canonization and the Cairo Geniza, Scholion Center, Jerusalem, June 2004).

11.  “Le judaïsme entre acculturation et identité : l’exemple de Hanoukka” (leçon probatoire, Université de Lausanne, March 2004; also in German, Zurich, June 2005)

12.  “Old Caves and New Caves: Questioning a Qumran Consensus,” (International Symposium of the Nordic Network in Qumran Studies, Jerusalem, Ecole Biblique, September 2005).

13.   “THALES: Thesaurus Antiquorum Lectionariorum Ecclesiae Synagogaeque. A database for Jewish and Christian Liturgical Readings” at Transitions/Übergänge - Zur Entwicklung der Liturgie in Judenttum und Christentum. Ein Interdisziplinäres Symposium in Erinnerung an Jakob J. Petuchowski. Aachen, November 2005 and also North American Academy of Liturgy, San Diego, January 2006.

14.   “The evolution of the early Christian festal calendar according to Toledot Yeshu” at North American Academy of Liturgy, San Diego, January, 2006.

15.   “שבת וזהות נוצרית Sabbath and Christian Identity.” (Departmental Seminar, department of Comparative Religion, HUJ, January 2006).

16.   “אמיץ כוח – a Seder Avodah” Back to the Sources: First International Workshop for Jewish and Christian Liturgy, Jerusalem and Neve Ilan, February 17-21, 2006.

17. "Outside the Box: Deliberations About the Question When did Christianity cease to be a Jewish sect?" SBL Annual Meeting, early Jewish and Christian relations group. Washington D.C., November 18-21, 2006.

18. “Old Caves and New Caves,” SBL Annual Meeting, Qumran group. Washington D.C., November 18-21, 2006.

19. “A Christian List of Festivals in Toledot Yeshu: Polemics as Indication for Interaction” Between Syncretism and Independence Models of Interaction between Judaism and Christianity. Sixth International Conference of "Jewish and Christian Perspectives" Bar-Ilan, Israel, January 21-24 2007.

20. « Enfants adultères – narratifs et statu légaux » journée d’anthropologie sur les enfants adultères, Maison Méditerranéenne de Sciences de l’Homme, Aix-en-Provence, 16. mai 2008.

21. « Performance of Rites as Exegesis », Palimpsests II, (colloque international à Aix-en-Provence, 27-29 Septembre, 2008).

22. « Life-cycle Rites in Qumran » Society of Biblical Literature. Annual Meeting, Boston, 21-25 November 2008.

23. "Response to Lawrence Schiffman, Halakha and 2Enoch" Enoch Seminar, Napoli, June 2009.

24. "De l'arbre à la forêt. Quelques observations quantitatives sur le corpus de papyri juifs d'Égypte ancienne", Lausanne, October 2009.


Organization of Conferences


Organizing Committee, Back to the Sources: First International Workshop on Jewish and Christian Liturgy, February 17-21, 2006, Jerusalem and Neve Ilan. (click here for program)

Organizing Committee, Back to the Sources: Second International Workshop on Jewish and Christian Liturgy, October 9-14, 2007, Jerusalem and Neve Ilan. (click here for program)

Organizing Committee, Les Textes Araméens de Qumrân, June 30-July 2, 2008, Aix-en-Provence. (click here for further information)

Organizing Committee, Back to the Sources: Third International Workshop on Jewish and Christian Liturgy, February, 2009, Beersheva. (click here for program)