By challenging some of scholarship's most cherished positions, this book will undoubtedly become the sine qua non for all future discussions of biblical language.
(Journal of the American Academy of Religion
This book is a truly remarkable achievement.
(P. Wernberg-Moller Journal of Jewish Studies
A pleasure to read and obviously fun to write, a book which reminds us, through its mastery of critical rhetoric and immense learning, of the playfulness of being a scholar.
(Francis Landy Journal for the Study of the Old Testament
Consistently erudite, lucid, honest, revisionist, and awesomely comprehensive.