Bibliography for Black Africans in the Bible

Albright, William F. From the Stone Age to Christianity: Monotheism and the Historical Process. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1946.

______. The Old Testament World, George Arthur Buttrick (ed.) The Interpreter’s Bible. New York: Abingdon-Cokesbury Press, 1952.

______.Yahweh and the Gods of Canaan: A Historical Analysis of Two Contrasting Faiths. Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1968.

Anati, Emmanual. Palestine before the Hebrews: A History from Earliest Arrival of Man to the Conquest of Canaan. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1963.

Ariel [Buchner H. Payne]. The Negro: What Is His Ethnological Status? Cincinnati: Proprietor, 1872.

Brenner, Athalya. Colour Terms in the Old Testament, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement Series, no. 21. Sheffield, Eng.: JSOT Press, Department of Biblical Studies, The University of Sheffield, 1982.

Bringhurst, Newell G. Saints, Slaves, and Blacks: The Changing Place of Black People within Mormonism. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1981.

Brodie, Fawn M. No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith, 2d ed., rev. and enlarged. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978.

Brunson, James E. Black Jade: The African Presence in the Ancient East and Other Essays. Dekalb, IL: James E. Brunson and KARA Publishing Co., 1985.

Buttrick, George Arthur (ed.). The Interpreter’s Bible. New York: Abingdon Press, 1956, s.v. The Book of Amos, Introduction and Exegesis by Hughell E. W. Fosbroke, vol. 6, 848.

Carroll, Charles. The Negro a Beast or In the Image of God. 1900; reprint, Miami: Mnemosyne Publishing Co., Inc., 1969.

Childe, V. Gordon. The Most Ancient East: The Oriental Prelude to European History. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929.

Comas, Juan. Racial Myths. 1951; reprint, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1976.

Copher, Charles B. The Black Presence in the Old Testament, Stony the Road We Trod: African American Biblical Interpretation. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1991.

Crim, Keith (gen. ed.). The Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, sup. vol. Nashville: Abingdon, 1976, s.v. Slavery in the New Testament by W. G. Rollins.

De Gobineau, J. A. The World of the Persians. Geneva: Editions Minerva S. A., 1971.

De Vaux, Roland. The Early History of Israel, trans. David Smith. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1978.

Dieulafoy, Marcel. L’Acropole de Suse d’après les fouilles executeés en 1884, 1885, 1886 sous les auspices du Musée du Louvre. Paris: Libraire Hachette et Cie, 1890.

Diop, Cheikh Anta. Origin of the Ancient Egyptians, in Ancient Civilizations of Africa, vol. 2 of General History of Africa. Berkley, CA: University of California Press, 1981.

______. The African Origin of Civilization: Myth or Reality? trans. Mercer Cook. New York: Lawrence Hill and Company, 1974.

Du Bois, W. E. B. The World and Africa: An Inquiry into the Part Which Africa Has Played in World History, enlarged ed. New York: International Publishers, 1965.

Epstein, I. (ed.) Hebrew-English Edition of the Babylonian Talmud, trans. Jacob Shacter and H. Freedman, rev. ed. London: The Socino Press, 1969, Sanhedrin.

Fohrer, George. Introduction to the Old Testament, trans. David E. Green, rev. ed. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1968.

Frederickson, George M. The Black Image in the White Mind: The Debate on Afro-American Character and Destiny 1817-1914. New York: Harper and Row, 1972.

Freedman, H. and Maurice Simon (eds.). Midrash Rabbah, Genesis. London: The Soncino Press, 1939.

Ginzberg, Louis. Bible Times and Characters from the Creation to Jacob, vol. 1 of The Legends of the Jews, trans. Henrietta Szold. Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1913,

Glatz, Gustave. The Aegean Civilization, The History of Civilization, C. K. Ogden (ed.). New York: Barnes and Noble, Inc., 1968.

Gossett, Thomas F. Race: The History of an Idea in America. New York: Schocken Books, 1965.

Grant, Robert M. The Bible in the Church: A Short History of Interpretation. New York: Macmillan Co., 1948.

Graves, Robert and Raphael Patai. Hebrew Myths: The Book of Genesis. New York: Greenwich House, 1983.

Harris, Joseph E. (ed.) Africa and Africans as Seen by Classical Writers, The William Leo Hansberry African Notebook, vol. 2 Washington, DC: Howard University Press, 1977.

Hasskarl, G. G. H. The Missing Link or the Negro’s Ethnological Status (borrowed mostly from Ariel). 1898: reprint, New York: AMS Press, Inc., 1972.

Hastings, James (ed.) A Dictionary of the Bible. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1911, s.v. Ethiopian Woman by D. S. Margoliouth.

Heinisch, Paul. History of the Old Testament, trans. William G. Heidt. Collegeville, MN: The Order of St. Benedict, Inc., 1952.

In the Image of God, rev. ed. Destiny Publishers. Merrimac, MA: 1984.

Jagersma, J. A History of Israel in the Old Testament Period, trans. John Bowden. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1983.

Josephus, Flavius. Antiquities of the Jews 2.9 trans. William Whiston, in The Works of Flavius Josephus

Landman, Isaac (ed.) The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Ktav Publishing House, Inc., 1969, s.v. Race, Jewish, by Fritz Kahn.

Larue, Gerald A. Old Testament Life and Literature. Los Angeles: University of Southern California Press; Boston: Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 1968.

Maloney, Clarence. Peoples of South Asia. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1974.

Maspero, G. The Struggle of the Nations: Egypt, Syria and Assyria, ed. A. H. Sayce, trans. M. L. McClure, 2d ed. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1925.

Mellinkoff, Ruth. The Mark of Cain. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1981.

Miller, J. Maxwell and John H. Hayes. A History of Ancient Israel and Judah. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1986.

Montefiore, C. G. and H. Loewe (eds and trans). Tanhuma Noah from A Rabbinic Anthology. 1983: reprint, New York: Schocken Books, 1974, 56.

Newby, I. A., Jim Crow’s Defense: Anti-Negro Thought in America, 1900-1930. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1965.

Noerdlinger, Henry S. Moses and Egypt: The Documentation to the Motion Picture, The Ten Commandments. Los Angeles: University of Southern California Press, 1956.

Noth, Martin. The Old Testament World, trans. Victor I. Gruhn. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1966.

Oesterly, W. O. E. and G. H. Box. A Short Survey of the Literature of Rabbinical and Medieval Judaism. 1920; reprint, New York: Burt Franklin, 1972.

Olmstead, A. T. History of the Persian Empire. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1948.

Peterson, T. The Myth of Ham among White Antebellum Southerners. Ph.D. diss., Stanford University, 1975.

______. Ham and Japheth: The Mythic World of Whites in the Antebellum South. Metuchen, NJ and London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., and The American Theological Library Association, 1978.

Prichard, James Cowles. Researches into the Physical History of Man, ed. and with an introductory essay by George W. Stocking, Jr. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1973.

Priest, Josiah, Slavery as It Relates to the Negro, or African Race. . . Albany: C. Van Benthuysen and Co., 1843.

______. Bible Defense of Slavery or the Origin, History, and Fortunes of the Negro Race. Louisville: J.F. Brennan, 1851.

Rawlinson, George. The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient World, 2d ed. New York: Scribner, Welford, and Co., 1871.

Rice, Gene. The African Roots of the Prophet Zephaniah, The Journal of Religious Thought 36, no. 1. Spring-Summer 1979.

Rowley, H. H. The Servant of the Lord and Other Essays on the Old Testament, 2d ed, rev. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1965.

Sanders, Edith R. The Hamites in Anthropology and History: A Preliminary Study. M.A. thesis, Columbia University, n.d.

______. The Hamite Hypothesis: Its Origin and Function in Time Perspective, Journal of African History 10, no. 4. 1969; 521-32.

Sarna, Nahum M. Understanding Genesis. New York: L Schocken Books, 1970.

Sayce, A. H. Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the Religion of the Ancient Babylonians (The Hibbert Lectures, 1887), 2d ed. London: Williams and Norgate, 1888.

Silberman, Charles E. Crisis in Black and White. New York: Random House, Inc., Vintage Books, 1964.

Smith, George Adam. The Book of the Twelve Prophets, rev. ed. New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, n.d.

Smith, Henry Preserved. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Books of Samuel, The International Critical Commentary. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1899.

Smith, Joseph. The Holy Scriptures: Inspired Version and The Book of Moses.

Snowden, Frank. M., Jr. Blacks in Antiquity: Ethiopians in the Greco-Roman Experience. Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1970.

Snyder, Louis L. The Idea of Racialism: Its Meaning and History. Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1963.

Tanner, Jerald and Sandra. Mormonism: Shadow or Reality, enlarged ed. Salt Lake City, UT: Modern Microfilm Company, 1972.

Turner, Wallace. The Mormon Establishment. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1966.

UNESCO. The Race Question in Modern Science: Race and Science. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961. In this latter volume, see Harry L. Shapiro, The Jewish People: A Biological History.

Unger, Merrill F. Archeology and the Old Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1954.

Van Sertima, Ivan and Runoko Rashidi (eds.). African Presence in Early Asia, rev. ed. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, 1988.

Von Rad, Gerhard. Genesis: A Commentary, trans. John H. Marks. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1961.

Wells, H.G. rev. Raymond Postgate. The Outline of History. Garden City, NY: Garden City Books, 1949.

Whalen, William J. The Latter Day Saints in the Modern Day World, rev. ed. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1967.

Wilson, Robert R. Prophecy and Society in Ancient Israel. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1980.

Winchell, Alexander. Preadamites: Or a Demonstration of the Existence of Men before Adam, 2d ed. Chicago: S. O. Griggs and Company, 1880.

Woodbury, Naomi Felicia. A Legacy of Intolerance: Nineteenth Century Pro-Slavery Propaganda and the Mormon Church Today. M.A. thesis, University of California, Los Angeles, 1966.

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