Sep 26, 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.

Gary A. Anderson and Joel S. Kaminsky, eds.
The Call of Abraham: Essays on the Election of Israel in Honor of Jon D. Levenson
Reviewed by Megan Warner

Bryan C. Babcock
Sacred Ritual: A Study of the West Semitic Ritual Calendars in Leviticus 23 and the Akkadian Text Emar 446
Reviewed by Daniel Oden

Reimund Bieringer, Ma. Marilou S. Ibita, Dominika A. Kurek-Chomycz, and Thomas A. Vollmer, eds.
Theologizing in the Corinthian Conflict: Studies in the Exegesis and Theology of 2 Corinthians
Reviewed by H. H. Drake Williams III

Walter Bührer
Am Anfang…: Untersuchungen zur Textgenese und zur relativ-chronologischen Einordnung von Gen 1–3
Reviewed by Jordan M. Scheetz

Warren Carter
What Does Revelation Reveal? Unlocking the Mystery
Reviewed by Shane J. Wood

Yoram Cohen
Wisdom from the Late Bronze Age
Reviewed by Ralph K. Hawkins

István Czachesz and Risto Uro, eds.
Mind, Morality, and Magic: Cognitive Science Approaches in Biblical Studies
Reviewed by Paul Korchin

David A. deSilva
The Apocrypha
Reviewed by Daniel M. Gurtner

Jo Ann Hackett and Walter E. Aufrecht, eds.
“An Eye for Form”: Epigraphic Essays in Honor of Frank Moore Cross
Reviewed by Heath D. Dewrell

Shalom E. Holtz
Neo-Babylonian Trial Records
Reviewed by J. H. Price

Mitri Raheb
Faith in the Face of Empire: The Bible through Palestinian Eyes
Reviewed by Michael Sandford

Sep 25, 2015

A Visualization of Daniel 11:1-12:3

My friend, Steven Anderson, has a helpful visualization of Daniel 11:1-12:3 available for free here (follow the links). Anyone who has studied this chapter knows how difficult it can be to unpack all that is going on. Do note that this visualization does not identify the various rulers but is solely trying to trace the flow of the actual text.

Sep 24, 2015

20 Preaching Quotes

SermonCentral has 20 quotes on preaching here.

Sep 23, 2015

Cognitive Biases That Might Affect Your Exegesis

David Murray has an infographic and list of "20 Cognitive Biases That Affect Your Exegesis" here.

Sep 22, 2015

The Origins of the Philistines?

There is an interesting article in Haaretz concerning the origins of the Philistines here.

2015 Advanced Expository Preaching Workshop: Preaching Christ from the Old Testament

This year's one-day Advanced Expository Preaching Workshop focusing on the topic of preaching Christ from the Old Testament. The workshop will take place on Monday, October 5, 2015 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm in The Riley Center  on the campus of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The cost of the workshop is $50 for early regular registration,$25 Early student registration, and$10 for an optional buffet lunch. You can register here.

Sep 21, 2015

Win a Copy of A Commentary on the Manuscripts and Text of the New Testament

Facebook users can enter to win a copy of Philip Comfort's A Commentary on the Manuscripts and Text of the New Testament here.

Chart on Mary's Magnificat

Jim Gray has a nice chart on the Old Testament parallels to Mary's Magnificat (Luke 1:46-55) here.

Sep 20, 2015

Biblical Archaeology Website

Those interested in biblical archaeology might want to check out this website. It has been around for a while, but I don't recall ever mentioning it.