Dec 10, 2016

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 but unfortunately you must be a SBL member.

Garrick V. Allen, Ian Paul, and Simon P. Woodman, eds.
The Book of Revelation: Currents in British Research on the Apocalypse
Reviewed by by Hanna Stenström

John M. G. Barclay
Paul and the Gift
Reviewed by by Matthew V. Novenson

Jin Young Choi
Postcolonial Discipleship of Embodiment: An Asian and Asian American Feminist Reading of the Gospel of Mark
Reviewed by by Chang Seon An
Reviewed by by Angela N. Parker

David A. Fiensy and James Riley Strange, eds.
Galilee in the Late Second Temple and Mishnaic Periods, Volume 1: Life, Culture, and Society
Reviewed by by Ralph K. Hawkins

John Paul Heil
1–3 John: Worship by Loving God and One Another to Live Eternally
Reviewed by by Chris S. Stevens

Else K. Holt and Carolyn J. Sharp, eds.
Jeremiah Invented: Constructions and Deconstructions of Jeremiah
Reviewed by by Marvin A. Sweeney

Siegfried Kreuzer
The Bible in Greek: Translation, Transmission, and Theology of the Septuagint
Reviewed by by W. Edward Glenny

Catherine L. McDowell
The ‘Image of God’ in the Garden of Eden: The Creation of Humankind in Genesis 2:5–3:24 in Light of the mis pi pit pi and wpt-r Rituals of Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt
Reviewed by by Andreas Schuele

Robert J. Myles and Caroline Blyth, eds.
Sexuality, Ideology and the Bible: Antipodean Engagements
Reviewed by by Rhiannon Graybill

Saul M. Olyan
Ritual Violence in the Hebrew Bible: New Perspectives
Reviewed by by Jeremiah W. Cataldo

Catherine Petrany
Pedagogy, Prayer and Praise: The Wisdom of the Psalms and Psalter
Reviewed by by Marco Pavan

Jang Ryu
Knowledge of God in Philo of Alexandria
Reviewed by by Gregory E. Sterling

Osvaldo D. Vena
Jesus, Disciple of the Kingdom: Mark’s Christology for a Community in Crisis
Reviewed by by John W. Fadden

Oda Wischmeyer
Liebe als Agape: Das frühchristliche Konzept und der moderne Diskurs
Reviewed by by Athanasios Despotis

Dec 8, 2016

Royal Priesthood

William Barrick discusses the royal priesthood here.

Dec 7, 2016

Latest Issue of Themelios

You can access the latest issue of Themelios either in PDF or Logos formats for free here.

Dec 6, 2016

The Gift of Tongues Project

Some might be interested in this new website that seeks to collect all ancient textual references to the gift of tongues.

HT: Roger Pearse

Dec 5, 2016

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 but unfortunately you must be a SBL member.

Mary Ann Beavis and HyeRan Kim-Cragg
Reviewed by Bryan J. Whitfield

Lincoln Blumell and Thomas Wayment, eds.
Christian Oxyrhynchus: Texts, Documents, and Sources
Reviewed by Geoffrey S. Smith

Stacy Davis
Haggai and Malachi
Reviewed by Hanna Tervanotko

Brian C. Dennert
John the Baptist and the Jewish Setting of Matthew
Reviewed by Brian LePort

Oliver Dyma, Stefanie-Ulrike Gulde-Karmann, and Dagmar Kühn, eds.
‘Der Herr des Himmels möge lang machen seine Tage und seine Jahre’: Religionsgeschichtliche Beiträge; Festschrift für Herbert Niehr zum 60. Geburtstag
Reviewed by Markus Witte

Markham J. Geller and Ludek Vacin
Healing Magic and Evil Demons: Canonical Udug-hul Incantations
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore

Elizabeth W. Goldstein
Impurity and Gender in the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Thomas Kazen

Raimo Hakola
Reconsidering Johannine Christianity: A Social Identity Approach
Reviewed by Cornelis Bennema

Hugo Lundhaug and Lance Jenott
The Monastic Origins of the Nag Hammadi Codices
Reviewed by Timothy Pettipiece

Iain Provan, V. Philips Long, and Tremper Longman III
A Biblical History of Israel
Reviewed by Aren Maeir

John Scheid
The Gods, the State, and the Individual: Reflections on Civic Religion in Rome
Reviewed by Jeffrey Brodd

James M. Scott
BACCHIUS IUDAEUS: A Denarius Commemorating Pompey’s Victory over Judea
Reviewed by G. Anthony Keddie

Kristi Upson-Saia, Carly Daniel-Hughes, and Alicia J. Batten, eds.
Dressing Judeans and Christians in Antiquity
Reviewed by Janelle Peters

Cana Werman, ed.
From Author to Copyist: Essays on the Composition, Redaction, and Transmission of the Hebrew Bible in Honor of Zipi Talshir
Reviewed by Pieter de Vries

Sami Yli-Karjanmaa
Reincarnation in Philo of Alexandria
Reviewed by Justin M. Rogers

Dec 4, 2016

The Latest Southwestern Journal of Theology

The Fall 2016 issue pf the Southwestern Journal of Theology is available as a free PDF here.