The latest issue of Review of Biblical Literature is out. Reviews can be accessed by clicking the links below but unfortunately you must be a SBL member.
Jonathan Draper and Clayton Jefford, eds.
The Didache: A Missing Piece of the Puzzle in Early Christianity
Reviewed by John S. Kloppenborg
Reviewed by H. H. Drake Williams III
Discovering John: Content, Interpretation, Reception
Reviewed by Karoline M. Lewis
Beyond Biblical Theology: Sacralized Culturalism in Heikki Räisänen’s Hermeneutics
Reviewed by Michael F. Bird
Jione Havea, Margaret Aymer, and Steed Vernyl Davidson, eds.
Islands, Islanders, and the Bible: Ruminations
Reviewed by Antonios Finitsis
Reviewed by T. M. Lemos
Scripture and Law in the Dead Sea Scrolls
Reviewed by Ian Werrett
Das altassyrische Eherecht: Eine Urkundenlehr
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore
The Responsive Self: Personal Religion in Biblical Literature of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods
Reviewed by Carol Newsom
Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
Empowering Memory and Movement: Thinking and Working across Borders
Reviewed by Barbara E. Reid, O.P.
Sep 24, 2016
Sep 23, 2016
Andy Stanley and the Bible
Andy Stanley recently preached a message that seemed to minimize the value of the Bible in the Christian faith (see here). In think that two posts here and here provide some of the better responses to Stanley.
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Sep 22, 2016
Preaching Old Testament Narratives and 2 Samuel 19
David Murray shares Dale Van Dyke's advice on preaching Old Testament narratives here. And Jesse Johnson has some helpful thoughts here on true and false repentance in 2 Samuel 19.
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Labels: 2 Samuel, Biblical Narratives, Old Testament, Preaching, Sermons
What Should You Call Your Professor?
Andrea Eidinger has a great post here answering that question and she also has this great flowchart.
HT: Mike Burer
HT: Mike Burer
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Labels: Academics, Seminary, Theological Education
Sep 21, 2016
Scroll Fragment of Leviticus
See this New York Times article on a charred fragment containing the first two chapters of Leviticus. The scroll was read using a new computer imaging program. This scroll was found in 1970 and has been dated by Ada Yardeni and Emanuel Tov to the first century AD.
Posted by Charles Savelle at 3:23 PM No comments:
Labels: Leviticus, Manuscripts, Old Testament, Textual Criticism
Plagiarism, O'Brien, and Preaching
Colin Adam's post, "Preachers, Plagiarism and What to Do with My Peter O’Brien Commentaries" is worth reading, especially his advice on staying on the right side of the line.
Posted by Charles Savelle at 10:41 AM No comments:
Labels: Plagiarism, Preaching, Sermons
Sep 20, 2016
Balancing the Biblical Languages
Todd Chipman has some sound advice on striking the right balance in using the biblical languages here.
Posted by Charles Savelle at 10:37 AM No comments:
Labels: Aramaic, Biblical languages, Greek, Hebrew
Sep 19, 2016
New Group for Reading Aramaic and Syriac
Those interested in reading Aramaic and Syriac might be interested in this forthcoming Facebook group. The fun starts on October 16. For more information see this blog post.
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Labels: Aramaic, Biblical languages, Facebook, Syriac
Sep 18, 2016
Lot's Actions in Genesis 19
George Athas has an interesting take on Lot's actions in Genesis 19. You can access his blog post with a link to his article in the Journal of Hebrew Scriptures here.
Posted by Charles Savelle at 6:02 PM No comments:
Labels: Backgrounds, Biblical Narratives, Genesis, Old Testament
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