Feb 25, 2017

Saul and Paul

Greg Lanier has a good correction and explanation here of the use of Saul and Paul in the New Testament.

Feb 24, 2017

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.

Kristian A. Bendoraitis
‘Behold, the Angels Came and Served Him’: A Compositional Analysis of Angels in Matthew
Reviewed by Marianne Blickenstaff

J. Blake Couey
Reading the Poetry of First Isaiah: The Most Perfect Model of the Prophetic Poetry
Reviewed by Daniel J. Stulac

Robert Hanhart, ed.
Septuaginta: Paralipomenon liber II
Reviewed by Roger Good

Diana Lipton, ed.
Universalism and Particularism at Sodom and Gomorrah: Essays in Memory of Ron Pirson
Reviewed by Victor H. Matthews

Peter Meineck and David Konstan, eds.
Combat Trauma and the Ancient Greeks
Reviewed by Zsuzsanna Varhelyi

Geert van Oyen
Reading the Gospel of Mark as a Novel
Reviewed by Gregg S. Morrison

E. J. Revell; Raymond de Hoop and Paul Sanders, eds.
The Pausal System: Divisions in the Hebrew Biblical Text as Marked by Voweling and Stress Position
Reviewed by Jerome A. Lund

Randy Rheaume
An Exegetical and Theological Analysis of the Son’s Relationship to the Father in John’s Gospel: Equal Yet Subordinate
Reviewed by Athanasios Despotis

Mirjo Salvini
Les textes hourrites de Meskéné/Emar
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore

Christopher W. Skinner
Reading John
Reviewed by Chang Seon An

Feb 23, 2017

Another Three-Fold Division of the Law

Ian Paul discusses Philip Jenson's alternative three-fold division of the law here. It is an interesting proposal but I am not sure that setting up a tiered-system solves some of the thornier problems related to Christians and the law.

Feb 22, 2017

Maintaining Your Greek

Andreas Köstenberger and Robert Plummer talk about maintaining your Greek here. I especially liked this quote: “Greek is like the neighborhood cat. If we don’t feed it, eventually it will leave.” The same could be said of Hebrew as well.

Feb 21, 2017

The Temple in Daniel 9:24-27

Michael Vlach has a good  post here on the three phases of the Jerusalem temple in Daniel 9:24-27.

Feb 20, 2017

Feb 19, 2017

How to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

See this article at the Harvard Business Review.

HT: Trevin Wax