Feb 8, 2020

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.

George J. Brooke and Ariel Feldman, eds., On Prophets, Warriors, and Kings: Former Prophets through the Eyes of Their Interpreters
Reviewed by Ryan D. Schroeder

Joshua J. F. Coutts, The Divine Name in the Gospel of John: Significance and Impetus
Reviewed by Deolito V. Vistar Jr.

Brian T. German, Psalms of the Faithful: Luther’s Early Reading of the Psalter in Canonical Context
Reviewed by Jill Firth

Matthew S. Goldstone, The Dangerous Duty of Rebuke: Leviticus 19:17 in Early Jewish and Christian Interpretation
Reviewed by G. Geoffrey Harper

Hallvard Hagelia and Markus Zehnder, eds., Interreligious Relations: Biblical Perspectives
Reviewed by Stefan Felber

Paul Michael Kurtz, Kaiser, Christ, and Canaan: The Religion of Israel in Protestant Germany 1871–1918
Reviewed by Collin Cornell

Andrew Mein, Nathan MacDonald, and Matthew A. Collins, eds., The First World War and the Mobilization of Biblical Scholarship
Reviewed by Rhiannon Graybill

Mark D. Nanos, Reading Paul within Judaism: Collected Essays of Mark D. Nanos, Vol. 1
Reviewed by Brian J. Robinson

Katharina Pyschnny and Sarah Schulz, eds., Debating Authority: Concepts of Leadership in the Pentateuch and the Former Prophets
Reviewed by Brandon R. Grafius

Karl Olav Sandnes, Paul Perceived: An Interactionist Perspective on Paul and the Law
Reviewed by Brian Rosner

Elizabeth E. Shively and Geert Van Oyen, eds., Communication, Pedagogy, and the Gospel of Mark
Reviewed by Nicholas A. Elder

Caryn Tamber-Rosenau, Women in Drag: Gender and Performance in the Hebrew Bible and Early Jewish Literature Reviewed by Madadh Richey

Feb 7, 2020

Free eBook: 1-2 Thessalonians

Wipf & Stock is offering a free eBook copy of Nijay Gupta's commentary on 1-2 Thessalonians until 2/10/2020. So you have to act quickly. Here are the instructions to get your copy.

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Best Books in New Testament Studies in 2019

A few days ago we posted on an a list produced by The Center for Biblical Studies and Biblical Foundations for their  the finalists for best books in Old Testament Studies in 2019 (see here). They have now posted a list related to the New Testament here.

Feb 6, 2020

Teaching 2 Kings

Nancy Guthrie talks to Andrew Sach about it here.

Feb 5, 2020

Biblical Hebrew and Modern Hebrew

Here is an interesting discussion related to whether Biblical Hebrew is the same language as Modern Hebrew. The author's conclusion is that how one answers is more ideological than linguistic.

Feb 4, 2020

Reading Job

Bill Kynes has some helpful thoughts here.

Feb 3, 2020

Undesigned Coincidences

Ian Paul has a nice interview here with Lydia McGrew on the idea of undesigned coincidences and/or interlocking coincidences and how they help to affirm the reliability of New Testament accounts. I am thinking that this might also apply to the Old Testament.