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Solomon

MEDIATOR FIGURES ANNOTATED BASIC BIBLIOGRAPHY

1.4 SOLOMON

1.4.1 Primary Texts

1 Kings 1-11; 1 Chronicles 23-29, 2 Chronicles 1-9; Song of Solomon; Qohelet/Ecclesiastes
Matt 1:6-7; 6:29//Luke 12:27; 12:42 (43-45)//Luke 11:31; John 10:23 Acts 3;11; 5:12; 7:47

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CDSSE 310-11
DSSNT 453-54
DSST 376-78

Josephus, Antiquities 8.1-8, esp. 8.2.5

Some of the more interesting references to Solomon in the Apocrypha and Pseudepigraph include:

Aristobulus (OTP II, 841)
Apocalypse of Adam 7:13-16 (OTP I, Robinson, _Nag Hammadi Library_)
2 Baruch 61:1-8 (OTP I, APOT II, AOT)
Eupolemus 30:8-34:16, 34:30 (OTP II, 867-71)
Pseudo-Philo 26:12?? (OTP II, 338 and note); 60:3?? (OTP II, 373 and note)
Sibylline Oracles 11.80-103 (OTP I, 436 and note, APOT)
Testament of Solomon (OTP I, AOT)
Wisdom of Solomon 7:17-22; 9:7-8, 12

He is also mentioned in the Greek Magical Papyri, the Jewish magical texts (e.g. Sepher Ha-Razim), and the Aramaic magic bowls (see section 0.1.5 above)

1.4.2 Secondary Literature

Dennis C. Duling, "Solomon, Exorcism, and the Son of David," _HTR_ 68 (1975) 235-52

__________, "The Legend of Solomon the Magician in Antiquity: Problems and Perspectives," _Proceedings of the Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society_ 4 (1984) 1-22

__________, "The Eleazar Miracle and Solomon's Magical Wisdom in Flavius Josephus' _Antiquitates Judaicae_ 8:42-49," _HTR_ 78 (1985) 1-25

__________, "The Testament of Solomon: Retrospect and Prospect," _JSP_ 2 (1988) 87-112

__________, "Solomon, Testament of," _ABD_ VI 117-19

H. M. Jackson, "Notes on the Testament of Solomon," _JSJ_ 19 (1988) 19-60

1.4.3 Exorcism and Anthropology _Jesus the Healer: Possession, Trance, and the Origins of Christianity_ (London: SCM, 1995)

I am grateful to my colleague, Dr. Todd Klutz, for collecting most of the following references on anthropological studies of exorcism. I have added a few references to his list (and I'm afraid I've had the cheek to include one of my own). This material will be relevant to our study of Solomon and Apollonius of Tyana.

Blacker, C., _The Catalpa Bow: A Study of Shamanistic Practices in Japan_ (2d ed.; London: Unwin, 1986)

Davies, S.,

Davila, J. R., "The Hekhalot Literature and Shamanism," _Society of Biblical Literature 1994 Seminar Papers_ (Atlanta, Ga.: Scholars Press, 1994) 767-89

Derrett, J. D. M., "Spirit-possession and the Gerasene Demoniac: An Inquest into History and Liturgical Projection," _Man_ 14 (2, 1979) 286-293

Goodman, F. D., _How about Demons? Possession and Exorcism in the Modern World_ (Bloomington and Indianapolis Ind.: Indiana University Press, 1988)

Halifax, J., _Shamanic Voices: A Survey of Visionary Narratives_ (New York/London: Arkana/Penguin, 1979)

Hultkrantz A., "A Definition of Shamanism," _Temenos_ 9 (1973) 25-37

Langley, M. S., "Spirit-possession, Exorcism and Social Context: An Anthropological Perspective with Theological Implications," _Churchman_ 84 (3, 1980) 226-245

Lewis, I. M., _Ecstatic Religion: A Study of Shamanism and Spirit Possession_ (2d ed. London and New York: Routledge, 1989)

__________, _Religion in Context: Cults and Charisma_ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986)

Sharp, L. A., _The Possessed and the Dispossessed: Spirits, Identity, and Power in a Madagascar Migrant Town. Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care_, ed. J. M. Janzen (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1993)

Walsh, R. "The Psychological Health of Shamans: A Reevaluation," _JAAR_ 65 (1997) 101-124.

Wilson, Robert R., _Prophecy and Society in Ancient Israel_ (Philadelphia, Pa.: Fortress, 1980)


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