May 16, 2015

New Book: Do We Need the New Testament?

You can access an excerpt of John Goldingay's new book, Do We Need the New Testament? here. I often find myself disagreeing with Goldingay but this looks like an interesting read.

May 15, 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. 

John Ashton
The Gospel of John and Christian Origins
Reviewed by Seth Pollinger

Cornelis Bennema
A Theory of Character in New Testament Narrative
Reviewed by Alicia D. Myers

David G. Burke, Philip H. Towner, and John F. Kutsko, eds.
The King James Version at 400: Assessing Its Genius as Bible Translation and Its Literary Influence
Reviewed by Brian Hartley

Josef Forsling
Composite Artistry in the Book of Numbers: A Study in Biblical Narrative Conventions
Reviewed by Benjamin D. Giffone

Robert W. Funk
A Beginning-Intermediate Grammar of Hellenistic Greek
Reviewed by James W. Voelz

Mark Harding and Alanna Nobbs, eds.
All Things to All Cultures: Paul among Jews, Greeks, and Romans
Reviewed by Andrew Spurgeon

Felipe de Jesús Legarreta-Castillo
The Figure of Adam in Romans 5 and 1 Corinthians 15: The New Creation and Its Ethical and Social Reconfiguration
Reviewed by John Anthony Dunne

Boris Paschke
Particularism and Universalism in the Sermon on the Mount: A Narrative-Critical Analysis of Matthew 5-7 in the Light of Matthew’s View on Mission
Reviewed by Jeannine K. Brown

Micahel L. Satlow
How the Bible Became Holy
Reviewed by Chad Spigel

Jay Twomey
2 Corinthians: Crisis and Conflict
Reviewed by Adam White

May 14, 2015

Jesus' Genealogy according to His Great-Grandmothers

Claude Mariottini has an interesting wrap-up post on the genealogy of Jesus according to his great-grandmothers here.

May 13, 2015

Five Reasons to Preach the Psalms

Although the post is from 2012, Peter Mead's post on "5 Reasons Why I Love Preaching Psalms" is worth a look here.

May 12, 2015

Five New and Forthcoming Books on Paul

Some might be interested in these five new and forthcoming books on Paul published by Eerdmans.