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.
John Ahn, ed., Landscapes of Korean and Korean American Biblical Interpretation
Reviewed by Dong Sung Kim
J. D. Atkins, The Doubt of the Apostles and the Resurrection Faith of the Early Church: The Post-resurrection Appearance Stories of the Gospels in Ancient Reception and Modern Debate
Reviewed by Alexander P. Thompson
Thomas M. Bolin, Ecclesiastes and the Riddle of Authorship
Reviewed by Rebecca Scharbach Wollenberg
J. Andrew Cowan, The Writings of Luke and the Jewish Roots of the Christian Way: An Examination of the Aims of the First Christian Historian in the Light of Ancient Politics, Ethnography, and Historiography
Reviewed by David Andrew Smith
Tucker S. Ferda, Jesus, the Gospels, and the Galilean Crisis: The Origins, Reception, and Value of an Influential Hypothesis
Reviewed by Richard Horsley
Antonios Finitsis, ed., Dress and Clothing in the Hebrew Bible: “For All Her Household Are Clothed in Crimson”
Reviewed by Victor H. Matthews
Christina Harker, The Colonizers’ Idols: Paul, Galatia, and Empire in New Testament Studies
Reviewed by Davina C. Lopez
Roland Meynet, Le Psautier: Troisième livre (Ps 73–89)
Reviewed by Sophie Ramond
Andrei A. Orlov, Yahoel and Metatron: Aural Apocalypticism and the Origins of Early Jewish Mysticism
Reviewed by Pavlos D. Vasileiadis
Ilana Pardes, The Song of Songs: A Biography
Reviewed by Elsie R. Stern
Jonathan Miles Robker, Balaam in Text and Tradition
Reviewed by Clinton J. Moyer
T. M. Sharlach, An Ox of One’s Own: Royal Wives and Religion at the Court of the Third Dynasty of Ur
Reviewed by Jacob Klein
F. Scott Spencer, Luke
Reviewed by Kai Akagi
Joseph Verheyden and John S. Kloppenborg, eds., The Gospels and Their Stories in Anthropological Perspective
Reviewed by Ernest van Eck
Nahum Ward-Lev, The Liberating Path of the Hebrew Prophets: Then and Now
Reviewed by Scott Bayer
Jun 13, 2020
Jun 12, 2020
This is an nice write up here on Dr. W. Hall Harris III. I had the opportunity to have Dr. Harris as a professor in seminary and I concur completely with the article. He has a brilliant mind, quick wit, and a kind and gracious demeanor. If you have ever benefited from the NET Bible then you already have encountered his work. You can also access his free commentary on the Gospel of John here and the Johannine Epistles here. I highly recommend these resources and look forward to his continued contributions to biblical scholarship.
Jun 11, 2020
Jun 10, 2020
The Spring 2020 issue of the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary's Journal for Baptist Theology & Ministry is out now. The theme of the volume is “Southern Baptist Complementarianism: Perspectives and Prospects.” You can access the journal free here.
Jun 9, 2020
Although this post came out several years ago, Todd Scacewater has a good discussion here of the academically well-known text-critical problem associated with Jude 5. For what its worth, I also tend to agree with Todd's conclusion.
Jun 8, 2020
Christopher Ash offers a scriptural exhortation to sing the Psalms and offers some help in how to do it here. Early in my Christian life I was exposed to Keith Green's rendition of Psalm 8 ("How Majestic Is Thy Name") and it continues to be a source of encouragement to me.