05. Foundational traditions (Torah)

Blenkinsopp, Joseph. The Pentateuch, Anchor Bible Reference Library. New York, NY: Doubleday, 1992.

Hagedorn, Anselm C. "Taking the Pentateuch to the Twenty-First Century." The Expository Times 119, no. 2 (2007): 53-58.

Kratz, R. G. The Composition of the Narrative Books of the Old Testament. London: T & T Clark, 2005.

Mendenhall, George E., and Gary A. Herion. "Covenant." In Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary, edited by D. N. Freedman, I, 1179–202. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1992.

Rendtorff, Rolf. The Problem of the Process of Transmission in the Pentateuch. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1990.

Rofé, A. Introduction to the Composition of the Pentateuch. Vol. 58, The Biblical Seminar. Sheffield, UK: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

Ska, Jean-Louis. Introduction to Reading the Pentateuch. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2006.

Thompson, Thomas L. The Origin Tradition of Ancient Israel: The Literary Formation of Genesis and Exodus 1–23. Vol. 55, JSOT Sup. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1987.

Van Seters, John. Abraham in History and Traditions. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1975.

———. Prologue to History: The Yahwist as Historian in Genesis. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1992.

———. The Pentateuch: A Social-Science Commentary. Sheffield: UK: Sheffield Academic, 1999.

Whybray, Roger N. Introduction to the Pentateuch. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1995.