Jun 12, 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. 

George Aichele
The Letters of Jude and Second Peter: Paranoia and the Slaves of Christ
Reviewed by Andrew Mbuvi

Warren Carter
Seven Events That Shaped the New Testament World
Reviewed by Richard Johnson

Bruce Chilton
Visions of the Apocalypse: Receptions of John’s Revelation in Western Imagination
Reviewed by Ian Boxall

Louis H. Feldman, James L. Kugel, and Lawrence H. Schiffman, eds.
Outside the Bible: Ancient Jewish Writing Related to Scripture
Reviewed by Igal German

Michael Graves
The Inspiration and Interpretation of Scripture: What the Early Church Can Teach Us
Reviewed by Kenneth D. Litwak

A. Kirk Grayson and Jamie Novotny
The Royal Inscriptions of Sennacherib, King of Assyria (704–681 BC), Part 2
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore

Lowell K. Handy
Psalm 29 through Time and Tradition
Reviewed by Wojciech Wegrzyniak

Franz D. Hubmann; ed. Werner Urbanz
Prophetie an der Grenze: Studien zum Jeremiabuch und zum Corpus Propheticum
Reviewed by Mark E. Biddle

Michael B. Hundley
Keeping Heaven on Earth: Safeguarding the Divine Presence in the Priestly Tabernacle
Reviewed by Nevada L. DeLapp

Craig S. Keener
Acts: An Exegetical Commentary (3:1–14:28)
Reviewed by Joshua L. Mann
Reviewed by Justin A. Mihoc

Amy-Jill Levine
Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi
Reviewed by Jessica Tinklenberg

Shelly Matthews
The Acts of the Apostles: Taming the Tongues of Fire
Reviewed by Brian LePort

David Miano
Shadow on the Steps: Time Measurement in Ancient Israel
Reviewed by Trent C. Butler

Heinz-Dieter Neef
Die Prüfung Abrahams: Eine exegetisch-theologische Studie zu Gen 22,1–19
Reviewed by Thomas Hieke

C. Marvin Pate
Apostle of the Last Days: The Life, Letters, and Theology of Paul
Reviewed by James Hanson

Daniel Patte, ed.
The Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity
Reviewed by Valeriy Alikin

Daniel Patte and Vasile Mihoc, eds.
Greek Patristic and Eastern Orthodox Interpretations of Romans
Reviewed by Michael F. Bird

Abraham Sung-Ho Oh
Oh, That You Would Rend the Heavens and Come Down! The Eschatological Theology of Third Isaiah (Isaiah 56–66)
Reviewed by Klaus Koenen

Eric D. Reymond
Qumran Hebrew: An Overview of Orthography, Phonology, and Morphology
Reviewed by Emanuel Tov

Brian C. Small
The Characterization of Jesus in the Book of Hebrews
Reviewed by Felix H. Cortez

Joan E. Taylor, ed.
The Body in Biblical, Christian and Jewish Texts
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

Alexander J. M. Wedderburn
The Death of Jesus: Some Reflections on Jesus-Traditions and Paul
Reviewed by Peter Frick

Jun 11, 2015

The Radical Perspective on Paul?

There is an interesting discussion taking place at the Euangelion blog here and here on the so-called "Radical Perspective on Paul."

Jun 10, 2015

Anthony Thiselton's New Systematic Theology

I enjoyed reading Anthony Thiselton's thoughts on his new systematic theology here. Although my field is in biblical studies, I have a great appreciation for those who work in systematics. I hope to pick up this volume soon.

Jun 9, 2015

Getting Things Done in Seminary

Matt Perman has some pretty sound advice on how to get things done in seminary here.

Jun 8, 2015

Free Bruce Waltke Audio: Why I Have Kept the Faith

Regent Audio is offering a free audio download of a message by Bruce Waltke entitled, "Why I have Kept the Faith." You can access it here. The free offer expires Monday, June 15.

Jun 7, 2015

If Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians Was Published in Christianity Today

The Sacred Sandwich has a great spoof of reader responses if Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians was published in Christianity Today here.

HT: Lisa Robinson