The latest issue of Review of Biblical Literature is out. Reviews can be accessed by clicking the links below.
Nathan J. Barnes
Reading 1 Corinthians with Philosophically Educated Women
Reviewed by Timothy A. Brookins
Richard J. Bautch and Jean-François Racine, eds.
Beauty and the Bible: Toward a Hermeneutics of Biblical Aesthetics
Reviewed by Richard Viladescu
Libanius the Sophist: Rhetoric, Reality, and Religion in the Fourth Century
Reviewed by Thomas Olbricht
Roland Deines; Christoph Ochs and Peter Watts, eds.
Acts of God in History: Studies Towards Recovering a Theological Historiography
Reviewed by Wil Rogan
Leann Snow Flesher, Carol J. Dempsey, and Mark J. Boda, eds.
Why? … How Long? Studies on Voice(s) of Lamentation Rooted in Biblical Hebrew Poetry
Reviewed by George Savran
Greg W. Forbes
1 Peter: Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament
Reviewed by Terrance D. Callan
Lisbeth S. Fried
Ezra and the Law in History and Tradition
Reviewed by Thomas Hieke
Das Testament Abrahams: Edition und Übersetzung der arabischen und äthiopischen Versionen
Reviewed by Curt Niccum
Clayton N. Jefford
The Epistle to Diognetus (with the Fragment of Quadratus): Introduction, Text, and Commentary
Reviewed by Jonathan A. Draper
Lance Jenott and Sarit Kattan Gribetz, eds.
Jewish and Christian Cosmogony in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Steven Thompson
Hubert James Keener
A Canonical Exegesis of Psalm 8: YHWH’s Maintenance of the Created Order through Divine Reversal
Reviewed by Philippus J. Botha
Experiencing Irony in the First Gospel: Suspense, Surprise and Curiosity
Reviewed by Glenna Jackson
Maciej M. Münnich
The God Resheph in the Ancient Near East
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore
Douglas E. Oakman
Jesus, Debt, and the Lord’s Prayer: First-Century Debt and Jesus’ Intentions
Reviewed by David A. Fiensy
Seriously Dangerous Religion: What the Old Testament Really Says and Why It Matters
Reviewed by Richard S. Briggs
Robert M. Royalty Jr.
The Origin of Heresy: A History of Discourse in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity
Reviewed by Joseph Azize
David Being a Prophet: The Contingency of Scripture upon History in the New Testament
Reviewed by Kenneth D. Litwak
Toward a Canon-Conscious Reading of the Bible: Exploring the History and Hermeneutics of the Canon
Reviewed by John Barton
Rivka Ulmer and Moshe Ulmer
Righteous Giving to the Poor: Tzedakah (“Charity”) in Classic Rabbinic Judaism
Reviewed by Zev Garber
Luke-Acts and Jewish Historiography: A Study on the Theology, Literature, and Ideology of Luke-Acts
Reviewed by Andrew W. Pitts
Jul 17, 2015
Songs 8:6 and Cylinder Seals
Leon Mauldin has a nice post here on cylinder seals and how that relates to the seal imagery used in Songs 8:6.
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Labels: Song of Solomon, Song of Songs
Jul 16, 2015
Owning but Ignoring the Bible
Apparently, Christians are not the only ones who own a Bible but don't actually read it. According to this article, "95 percent of Jewish Israelis have a Bible at home, six percent of those are not sure where it is."
Posted by Charles Savelle at 9:56 PM No comments:
Jul 15, 2015
Free Audio: Doug Moo on Galatians
You can access free audio Of Doug Moo speaking on Galatians here. This was recorded In July 2014 at a two-day intensive course at Oak Hill.
HT: Brian Fulthrop
HT: Brian Fulthrop
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Labels: Audio, Doug Moo, Galatians, New Testament.
Jul 14, 2015
Ancient Near Eastern History and Archaeology Quizzes
Ancient Near Eastern history and archaeology nerds might enjoy taking these quizzes at the ASOR website.
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Labels: Ancient Near East, Backgrounds, Biblical Archaeology
Jul 13, 2015
From Where Did God Bring Out the Israelites (Exod 20:2)?
Lee Fields has a great post here asking and answering, "From Where Did God Bring Out the Israelites (Exod 20:2)?"
Posted by Charles Savelle at 8:26 AM No comments:
Labels: Biblical languages, Exodus, Hebrew, Old Testament
Jul 12, 2015
The Pe before Ayin in Lamentations
Many Bible students know that Lamentations contains four alphabetic acrostics. And those who have studied biblical Hebrew know that the letter ayin precedes pe. But a question then arises as to why the acrostics in Lamentations 2, 3, and 4 has the pe lines before ayin. A number of answers have been provided but they do not usually appear in a newspaper. So check out this interesting article in the Jewish Link of New Jersey.
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Labels: Biblical languages, Hebrew, Lamentations, Old Testament
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