Mar 18, 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.

Todd S. Berzon
Classifying Christians: Ethnography, Heresiology, and the Limits of Knowledge in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Robert M. Royalty Jr.

Collin Blake Bullard
Jesus and the Thoughts of Many Hearts: Implicit Christology and Jesus’ Knowledge in the Gospel of Luke
Reviewed by Tyler Smith

Anthony Le Donne
A Study Companion to The Bible: An Introduction
Reviewed by Johanna Friedl

Karoline M. Lewis
Reviewed by Chang Seon An

Robert MacEwen
Matthean Posteriority: An Exploration of Matthew’s Use of Mark and Luke as a Solution to the Synoptic Problem
Reviewed by J. Andrew Doole

Matthieu Richelle
Guide pour l’exégèse de l’Ancien Testament: Méthodes, exemples et instruments de travail
Reviewed by Olivier-Thomas Venard

Clare K Rothschild
Paul in Athens: The Popular Religious Context of Acts 17
Reviewed by Troy M. Troftgruben

Brian Schmidt, ed.
Contextualizing Israel’s Sacred Writings: Ancient Literacy, Orality, and Literary Production
Reviewed by Gareth Wearne

Craig A. Smith
2 Timothy
Reviewed by Robert W. Wall

Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer
Zechariah’s Vision Report and Its Earliest Interpreters: A Redaction-Critical Study of Zechariah 1–8
Reviewed by Max Rogland

Mar 16, 2017

Wipf & Stock 50%-Off Sale

Wipf and Stock is having a 50%-off sale. The sale is good until April 3. Use code INV50 at checkout to get the discount. Here is a list of the books on sale.

Mar 15, 2017

Is This Really Satire

The Babylon Bee has this post about choosing a dissertation topic. But those who have been through the process of trying to select a topic know how true to life this can be!

Word Studies for Those that Don't Know Hebrew or Greek

Jackson Wu has some helpful advice here for doing word studies when you don't know Hebrew or Greek.

Mar 14, 2017

Free Audio of a Dan Wallace Textual Criticism Course

You can download free audio of a textual criticism course by Dan Wallace here. Note video and other options are not free but the audio portion is. I am also unsure of how long it will be free so you might want to take advantage of the opportunity sooner rather than later.

Why Are Academic Books So Expensive?

Thomas Kidd explains here.

Mar 13, 2017

Exegesis vs Exposition

Michael Duduit explains the difference between exegesis and exposition here.

Mar 12, 2017

Missions and Hermeneutics

Will Brooks argues that training in biblical interpretation should be an integral part of every missions strategy here.