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Johnston, J. Derek. 2009. Setting the book of Ruth in its literary context with special reference to the Epilogue of the book of Judges. Irish Biblical Studies 27:156–162.
Johnston, J. Derek. 2007. A literary and structural approach to the book of Ruth. Paper presented at the 2007 Tyndale House Summer Theological Conference, Cambridge University, Oxford, England.
Johnston, J. Derek. 2005. The structure and message of the book of Judges. Paper presented at the SIL Public Relations Day, 2005, Burkina Faso.
Johnston, J. Derek. 2003. Literary Techniques in the Book of Ruth. M.A. thesis. Union College, Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Works by this author in SIL Language & Culture Archives