Aug 28, 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.

Adesola Joan Akala
The Son-Father Relationship and Christological Symbolism in the Gospel of John
Reviewed by Sherri Brown

Eve-Marie Becker and Anders Runesson, eds.
Mark and Matthew II: Comparative Readings: Reception History, Cultural Hermeneutics, and Theology
Reviewed by Craig A. Evans

Eberhard Bons, Ralph Brucker, and Jan Joosten, eds.
The Reception of Septuagint Words in Jewish-Hellenistic and Christian Literature
Reviewed by Randall X. Gauthier

Paul J. Brown
Bodily Resurrection and Ethics in 1 Cor 15: Connecting Faith and Morality in the Context of Greco-Roman Mythology
Reviewed by Matthew R. Malcolm

Teresa J. Calpino
Women, Work and Leadership in Acts
Reviewed by Deborah Thompson Prince

James H. Charlesworth, ed.
Jesus and Temple: Textual and Archaeological Explorations
Reviewed by S. Aaron Son

E. Anne Clements
Mothers on the Margin? The Significance of the Women in Matthew’s Genealogy
Reviewed by Erin K. Vearncombe

Lynn H. Cohick
Ephesians: A New Covenant Commentary
Reviewed by Brian C. Small

F. Stanley Jones, ed.
The Rediscovery of Jewish Christianity: From Toland to Baur
Reviewed by Edwin Broadhead

Jennifer L. Koosed, ed.
The Bible and Posthumanism
Reviewed by Norman Habel
Reviewed by Trevor W. Thompson

Jan Krans, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte, Peter-Ben Smit, and Arie Zwiep, eds.
Paul, John, and Apocalyptic Eschatology: Studies in Honour of Martinus C. de Boer
Reviewed by S. Michael Ahn

Carol Meyers
Rediscovering Eve: Ancient Israelite Women in Context
Reviewed by Linda S. Schearing

Merrill Morse
Isaiah Speaks: A Voice from the Past for the Present
Reviewed by Hélène Dallaire

Carl P. E. Springer
Sedulius, The Paschal Song and Hymns
Reviewed by Jade Weimer

David I. Starling
UnCorinthian Leadership: Thematic Reflections on 1 Corinthians
Reviewed by J. Brian Tucker

Aug 25, 2015

The Preacher and His Books

After unpacking boxes and boxes of books in a recent move, I wondered whether I had too many. My wife certainly thinks so! But books are important tools for those in ministry. This post by Steve Weaver makes a case for the importance of books for the ministry of the preacher.

Aug 24, 2015

The Gospel of Jesus' Wife Fragment

Andrew Bernhard has a guest post on Mark Goodacre's blog here that pretty convincingly demonstrates that the so-called "Gospel of Jesus" and its related documents are a fraud.