May 2, 2015

Latest Issue of Review of Biblical Literature

The latest issue of Review of Biblical Literature is out. Reviews can be accessed by clicking the links below. 

Francis Borchardt
The Torah in 1Maccabees: A Literary Critical Approach to the Text
Reviewed by Thomas Hieke

Cilliers Breytenbach and Jörg Frey, eds.
Reflections on the Early Christian History of Religion—Erwägungen zur frühchristlichen Religionsgeschichte
Reviewed by Thomas J. Kraus

Walter Dietrich
Die Samuelbücher im deuteronomistischen Geschichtswerk: Studien zu den Geschichtsüberlieferungen des Alten Testaments II
Reviewed by Mark W. Hamilton

James D. G. Dunn
The Oral Gospel Tradition
Reviewed by David B. Sloan

Paul S. Evans and Tyler F. Williams, eds.
Chronicling the Chronicler: The Book of Chronicles and Early Second Temple Historiography
Reviewed by Michael D. Matlock

Katharina Galor and Hanswulf Bloedhorn
The Archaeology of Jerusalem: From the Origins to the Ottomans
Reviewed by Aren M. Maeir

Moshe Garsiel
From Earth to Heaven: A Literary Study of the Eliijah Stories in the Book of Kings
Reviewed by Keith Bodner
Reviewed by David A. Glatt-Gilad

Alison Ruth Gray
Psalm 18 in Words and Pictures: A Reading through Metaphor
Reviewed by Leslie C. Allen

Mignon R. Jacobs and Raymond F. Person Jr., eds.
Israelite Prophecy and the Deuteronomistic History: Portrait, Reality, and the Formation of a History
Reviewed by James M. Bos
Reviewed by Thomas Wagner

Ronald Jolliffe, Gertraud Harb, Christoph Heil, Anneliese Felber, and Angelika Magnes
Q11: 39a, 42, 39b, 41, 43-44: Woes against the Pharisees
Reviewed by Peter J. Judge

W. G. Lambert
Babylonian Creation Myths
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore

Daniel C. Matt, trans.
The Zohar: Pritzker Edition, Volume 6
Reviewed by Ralph K. Hawkins

Abera M. Mengestu
God as Father in Paul: Kingship Language and Identity Formation in Early Christianity
Reviewed by Inhee C. Berg

Anthony M. Moore
Signs of Salvation: The Theme of Creation in John’s Gospel
Reviewed by Brian J. Tabb

Valérie Nicolet-Anderson
Constructing the Self: Thinking with Paul and Michel Foucault
Reviewed by Chris L. de Wet

Vernon K. Robbins
Who Do People Say I Am? Rewriting Gospel in Emerging Christianity
Reviewed by Michael J. Kok

David S. Vanderhooft and Abraham Winitzer, eds.
Literature as Politics, Politics as Literature: Essays on the Ancient Near East in Honor of Peter Machinist
Reviewed by Shawn W. Flynn

Ryan Donald Wettlaufer
No Longer Written: The Use of Conjectural Emendation in the Restoration of the Text of the New Testament, the Epistle of James as a Case Study
Reviewed by Jeff Cate

May 1, 2015

Free Logos Book for May: The Lord and His Prayer by N. T. Wright

The free Logos Book for May is N. T. Wright’s The Lord and His Prayer. You can also purchase Following Jesus: Biblical Reflection on Discipleship by Wright for .99 cents. While you are at it, you can enter to win  the 48 volume Works of N. T. Wright collection. Go the Logos' Free Book of Month page here to enter and download your free book today!

Apr 29, 2015

A New Commentary on the Song of Solomon

Christina Bucher discusses her commentary on the Song of Solomon in the Believers Church Bible Commentary series here.

Apr 28, 2015

Reflections on the Changing World of Theological Education

Peter Davids has some reflections on the changes that he has seen in theological education here.

Apr 27, 2015

Bibleworks 10 is Out

I was an early adopter and current user user of Bibleworks. It is a terrific resource. I just found out that version 10 has been released. I am not sure about all the upgrades yet but you can check it out here.

An Extensive Bibliography on Preaching

David Murray has a really well-organized bibliography on preaching organized by topic here.