Dec 24, 2016

Jason DeRouchie's New Website

Jason DeRouchie has a new website worth checking out here.

HT: Andy Naselli

Dec 23, 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.

Stephane A. Beaulieu
“Behold! My Servant”: An Exegetical and Theological Study of the Identity and Role of the Servant in Isaiah 42:1-9
Reviewed by Steven Bishop

Keith Bodner
After the Invasion: A Reading of Jeremiah 40–44
Reviewed by Marvin A. Sweeney

Mark R. Fairchild
Christian Origins in Ephesus and Asia Minor
Reviewed by Susana de Sola Funsten

Gordon D. Fee
The First Epistle to the Corinthians: Revised Edition
Reviewed by Craig A. Evans

Matthew E. Gordley
Teaching through Song in Antiquity: Didactic Hymnody among Greeks, Romans, Jews, and Christians
Reviewed by Steven Thompson

Ulrich H. J. Körtner
Arbeit am Kanon: Studien zur Bibelhermeneutik
Reviewed by Mark W. Elliott

Nicholas de Lange
Japheth in the Tents of Shem: Greek Bible Translations in Byzantine Judaism
Reviewed by Robert J. Littman

Nancy C. Lee
Hannevi’ah and Hannah: Hearing Women Biblical Prophets in a Women’s Lyrical Tradition
Reviewed by Claude F. Mariottini

G. Brooke Lester
Daniel Evokes Isaiah: Allusive Characterization of Foreign Rule in the Hebrew-Aramaic Book of Daniel
Reviewed by Nathan Mastnjak
Reviewed by Ian Young

Martin Nitsche
“Und das Königtum war fest in der Hand Salomos”: Untersuchungen zu 1 Kön 3
Reviewed by Herbert H. Klement

Jane Lancaster Patterson
Keeping the Feast: Metaphors of Sacrifice in 1 Corinthians and Philippians
Reviewed by Timothy A. Brookins

Steven J. Schweitzer and Frauke Uhlenbruch, eds.
Worlds That Could Not Be: Utopia in Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah
Reviewed by Sean Burt

Jacob Thiessen and Harald Seubert, eds.
Die Königsherrschaft Jahwes: Festschrift zur Emeritierung von Herbert H. Klement
Reviewed by Mark W. Hamilton

Steven Tuell
Reading Nahum–Malachi: A Literary and Theological Commentary
Reviewed by Michael H. Floyd

Helmut Utzschneider and Wolfgang Oswald
Exodus 1–15
Reviewed by Danny Mathews

Richard Walsh and Jay Twomey, eds.
Borges and the Bible
Reviewed by Michelle Fletcher

Adam White
Where Is the Wise Man? Graeco-Roman Education as a Background to the Divisions in 1 Corinthians 1-4
Reviewed by Bart J. Koet
Reviewed by H. H. Drake Williams III

David J. Zucker and Moshe Reiss
The Matriarchs of Genesis: Seven Women, Five Views
Reviewed by Robin Gallaher Branch

Dec 22, 2016

Luke's Dating of the Christmas Story

Ian Paul has a good post here on Luke's dating of the birth of Christ.

Dec 21, 2016

Antiochus IV Coin Found

A coin of Antiochus IV (see Daniel 8, 9, 11) was found recently during some repairs at the Tower of David. You can see it and read about it here and here.

Dec 20, 2016

An Obscure Christmas Site Near Bethlehem

Carl Rasmussen has an interesting post here on a relatively unknown Christmas-related site near Bethlehem.

Dec 19, 2016

How To Read More Books Next Year

Wayne Stiles has some helpful advice and tips on reading more here.

Dec 18, 2016

Archaeological Finds and the Christmas Story

Bryan Windle has a pretty good post here discussing some connections that one can make between archaeological finds and the Christmas story.