Jul 20, 2018


Carl Rasmussen has a brief but nice post on Patmos here.

Jul 18, 2018

Subtle Humor in Preaching

While some people would suggest that subtle humor is an oxymoron, Peter Mead suggests here that it might be the preferable way to use humor in preaching.

Jul 17, 2018

Shema Seal from Megiddo

Ferrell Jenkins has an interesting note and a picture related to the so-called  "Shema Seal" from Megiddo here.

Jul 16, 2018

The Latest Issue of the 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. 

James W. Aageson, Windows on Early Christianity: Uncommon Stories, Striking Images, Critical Perspectives
Reviewed by Evgenia Moiseeva

Eve-Marie Becker, The Birth of Christian History: Memory and Time from Mark to Luke-Acts
Reviewed by Tucker S. Ferda

Tony Burke, ed., Forbidden Texts on the Western Frontier: The Christian Apocrypha from North American Perspectives; Proceedings from the 2013 York University Christian Apocrypha Symposium
Reviewed by Sheldon Steen

Marvin L. Chaney, Peasants, Prophets, and Political Economy: The Hebrew Bible and Social Analysis
Reviewed by Victor H. Matthews

Walter Dietrich, ed., Die Welt Der Hebräischen Bibel: Umfeld – Inhalte – Grundthemen
Reviewed by Izaak J. de Hulster

Christoph Heilig, Paul’s Triumph: Reassessing 2 Corinthians 2:14 in Its Literary and Historical Context
Reviewed by Gudrun Nassauer

James D. Nogalski, The Book of the Twelve and Beyond: Collected Essays of James D. Nogalski
Reviewed by Aaron Schart

Joseph Poon, The Identities of the Beast from the Sea and the Beast from the Land in Revelation 13
Reviewed by Martin Karrer

Annette Weissenrieder and Robert B. Coote, eds., The Interface of Orality and Writing: Speaking, Seeing, Writing in the Shaping of New Genres
Reviewed by Brandon Walker

Ben Witherington III, Isaiah Old and New: Exegesis, Intertextuality, and Hermeneutics
Reviewed by Wilson de Angelo Cunha

Jul 15, 2018

The Value of a Theological Education

Claude Mariottini posts here on the value of a theological education.