Timothy Hogue's research centers on social and cognitive scientific approaches to material and textual culture. His specializations include Hebrew Bible and Northwest Semitics, but he is also an invested student of monumentality, Anatolian Studies, art history, and archaeology.
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- Loyola Marymount University
The Decalogue in Exodus was composed and strategically embedded in its literary context in order to reflect the discourse of Northwest Semitic monumental inscriptions.Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
2019 Previous translations of the Katumuwa inscription have either rendered the first verbal phrase (qnt ly) “I commissioned for myself” or “I acquired for myself.” No scholars have yet defended the possibility that it simply means “I made.”
"I Am": The Function, History, and Diffusion of the Fronted First-Person Pronoun in Syro-Anatolian Monumental DiscourseJournal of Near Eastern Studies
2019 The practice of opening monumental inscriptions with a first-person pronoun was popularized by the Iron Age Syro-Anatolian polities, who inherited the tradition from the Hittites. The first-person pronoun evoked the commissioner’s voice and even their image, especially in Hieroglyphic Luwian iconography.
https://www.academia.edu/40560126/_I_Am_The_Function_History_and_Diffusion_of_the_Fronted_First_Person_Pronoun_in_Syro_Anatolian_Monumental_DiscourseJournal of Biblical Literature
2019 The Decalogue in Exodus was composed and strategically embedded in its literary context in order to reflect the discourse of Northwest Semitic monumental inscriptions.
Return from Exile: Diglossia and Literary Code-Switching in Ezra 1-7Zeitschrift für die Alttestamentlische Wissenschaft
2018 Previous rhetorical analyses of language alternation in Ezra have been limited by their focus on bilingualism. This study will propose a new approach to the poetics of Ezra 1-7 in light of more recent sociolinguistic research concerning diglossia and language ideology.