Congratulations to three Near Eastern Studies faculty members who have recently released books. Paul Delnero’s How to Do Things With Tears: Ritual Lamenting in Ancient Mesopotamia will be released this week. Theodore Lewis recently published The Origin and Character of God: Ancient Israelite Religion Through the Lens of Divinity. Michael Harrower also released Landscape History of Hadramawt: The Roots of Agriculture in Southern Arabia (RASA) Project 1998-2008 this April. See our full list of faculty publications in the Faculty Books section.