Jul 1, 2017

Free Logos Book for July: The Old Religion in a New World: The History of North American Christianity

The free Logos Book of the Month for July is The Old Religion in a New World: The History of North American Christianity by Mark A. Noll. For this and other offers you can go to the Logos' Free Book of Month page here.

Jun 30, 2017

On the Value of Biblical Hebrew

Here is a Roman Catholic perspective. Note also the author's encouragement to visit the Holt Land.

Jun 29, 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.

Stephen Carlson
The Text of Galatians and Its History
Reviewed by Akio Ito

Lynne St. Clair Darden
Scripturalizing Revelation: An African American Postcolonial Reading of Empire
Reviewed by Lynn Huber

Sally Douglas
Early Church Understandings of Jesus as the Female Divine: The Scandal of the Scandal of Particularity
Reviewed by Jill E. Marshall

Mariachiara Fincati
The Medieval Revision of the Ambrosian Hexateuch: Critical Editing between Septuaginta and Hebraica Veritas in Ms. Ambrosianus A 147 inf.
Reviewed by Melvin K. H. Peters

Peter W. Gosnell
The Ethical Vision of the Bible: Learning Good from Knowing God
Reviewed by C. Fred Smith

Lester L. Grabbe, Gabriele Boccaccini, and Jason M. Zurawski, eds.
The Seleucid and Hasmonean Periods and the Apocalyptic Worldview
Reviewed by G. Anthony Keddie

Ithamar Gruenwald
Apocalyptic and Merkavah Mysticism
Reviewed by Andrew R. Guffey

Sylvie Honigman
Tales of High Priests and Taxes: The Books of the Maccabees and the Judean Rebellion against Antiochos IV
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

Sharon Jacob
Reading Mary Alongside Indian Surrogate Mothers: Violent Love, Oppressive Liberation, and Infancy Narratives
Reviewed by Angela N. Parker

Andre LaCocque
Jesus the Central Jew: His Times and His People
Reviewed by Tobias Hägerland

Susanne Luther, Jörg Röder, and Eckart Schmidt, eds.
Wie Geschichten Geschichte schreiben: Frühchristliche Literatur zwischen Faktualität und Fiktionalität
Reviewed by Jonathon Lookadoo

James E. Robson
Deuteronomy 1–11: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text
Reviewed by Leslie J. Hoppe, OFM

John Christopher Thomas and Frank D. Macchia
Reviewed by Gregory Stevenson

Bruce W. Winter
Divine Honours for the Caesars: The First Christians’ Responses
Reviewed by Warren Carter

Edwin M. Yamauchi and Marvin R. Wilson
Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical and Post-biblical Antiquity
Reviewed by Oded Borowski
Reviewed by Hennie Stander

Jun 28, 2017

Charles Spurgeon's Schedule

Check out this blog post related to Charles Spurgeon's schedule. I know it puts my schedule to shame!

Jun 27, 2017

Free Hebrew Course

Kevin Bauder notes that you can take a free Biblical Hebrew course taught by William Barrick. You can access it out here.

Jun 26, 2017

Ten Major Themes in Proverbs

Steve Nicholes and his son Benjamin have created a nice visual diagram of ten major themes in Proverbs. You can click on the image below for a higher quality PDF version. 

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Jun 25, 2017

Ten Online Teaching Tips

This post seems to have some helpful suggestions.