My background is Hebrew scriptures and biblical archaeology. For the last twenty years I have been active on digs (Kinneret, Megiddo, Jezreel). My present focus is ancient economics in biblical texts.


2008 Habilitation Hebraische Bible und Biblische Umwelt, University of Berne (Switzerland)
2002 Doctorate in Theology (D. Theol.) University of Geneva (Switzerland)


With Ernst axel Knauf, A History of Biblical Israel (Equinox, 2015)

Land, Credit and Crisis (Equinox, 2012)

Land and Calendar: the Priestly Document from Genesis 1 to Joshua 18 (T.&T. Clark, 2009)

With Paul McKechnie (eds), Ptolemy II Philadelphus and his World (Brill, 2008)

Waiting for Josiah: the Judges (T.&T. Clark, 2004)


A monograph on the ‘laws’ of the Book of Deuteronomy, read from the perspective of ancient economics

Editing a collection of articles on the core of the Book of Deuteronomy with Diana Edelman (Oslo) and Kåre Berge (Bergen)
Kåre Berge

Philippe Guillaume

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