"The many textual and comparative aspects of this investigation are handled with great competence, and the volume will rightly occupy a place of importance in the study of biblical marriage for a long time to come."
--Robert P. Gordon, Vetus Testamentum
"A very substantial study that deserves careful attention both from students of biblical theology and from social historians of ancient Israel."
--John J. Collins, Journal of Biblical Literature
"Hugenberger has produced a virtual encyclopedia of scholarly opinion on Malachi, ancient Near Eastern covenants, and the concept of marriage in the ancient Near East. His careful attention to Hebrew grammar is also helpful in numerous places."
--John T. Strong, Catholic Biblical Quarterly