Mar 14, 2020

The 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.

Shawn Zelig Aster and Avraham Faust, eds., The Southern Levant under Assyrian Domination
Reviewed by C. Mark McCormick

Yigal Bloch, Alphabet Scribes in the Land of Cuneiform: Sēpiru Professionals in Mesopotamia in the Neo-Babylonian and Achaemenid Periods
Reviewed by Sandra Jacobs

Dirk Büchner, ed., The SBL Commentary on the Septuagint: An Introduction
Reviewed by Anna Angelini

Dany Christopher, The Appropriation of Passover in Luke-Acts
Reviewed by Amy-Jill Levine

Martin M. Culy, The Book of Revelation: The Rest of the Story
Reviewed by Gregory L. Linton

Paula Fredriksen, When Christians Were Jews: The First Generation
Reviewed by Peter J. Tomson

Sabine Kubisch and Ute Rummel, eds., The Ramesside Period in Egypt: Studies into Cultural and Historical Processes of the 19th and 20th Dynasties
Reviewed by H. P. R. Twiston Davies

John A. L. Lee, The Greek of the Pentateuch: Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint 2011–2012
Reviewed by Leonard Greenspoon

Alexander Rofé, The Religion of Israel and the Text of the Hebrew Bible: Corrections in the Biblical Texts in the Light of the History of the Religion of Israel [Hebrew]
Reviewed by Michael Carasik

Sookgoo Shin, Ethics in the Gospel of John: Discipleship as Moral Progress
Reviewed by Toan Do

Marie-Theres Wacker, Baruch and the Letter of Jeremiah
Reviewed by Chontel Syfox

Mar 13, 2020

The Ending of Job

Bill Kynes has a nice post here on the ending of Job where he asks and answers four questions.

Mar 12, 2020

Psalm 15 Links

I have been working on a commentary on the Psalms. I have decided to compile some of my favorite links that I discovered during my research. There is a mix of exegetical and sermonic links. Here is what I have for Psalm 15 (in no particular order). Feel free to mention any that you find helpful in the comments section.

Spokane Bible Church:

Literary analysis of Psalm 15:

Jerome Creach:

The Rewards of Integrity, Sermon, Sam Storms:

“Black Tie Only” Michael Easley:

Psalm 15:1-5 The Kind of Christian God Wants Me to Be:

Analysis by C. J. Labuschagne:

William Barrick’s notes:

Mar 11, 2020

Applying Ephesians

Kelly Burton has some creative ways of applying Ephesians here.

Mar 9, 2020

Solomon's Temple at the Metropolitan Museum

This article reports that the Metropolitan Museum has put a nineteenth-century architectural model of Solomon’s Temple this past weekend. The domed roof is an unusual and unlikely feature but cool nonetheless.

This is how Logos Bible software pictures it.