Dec 18, 2020

Jesus and Egypt

Jesse Johnson helpfully draws out the significance of Jesus' sojourn in Egypt (Matt 2:13-15) here.

Dec 17, 2020

Christmas Humor

 This was sent to me by one of my daughters.

Dec 16, 2020

Professional Development Opportunities for Teachers

This list by Casey Dexter might not be helpful for everyone but seems like there are some things worthy of consideration.

Dec 15, 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. 

Michal Bar-Asher Siegal, Jewish-Christian Dialogues on Scripture in Late Antiquity: Heretic Narratives of the Babylonian Talmud
Reviewed by Adele Reinhartz

Jan N. Bremmer, The World of Greek Religion and Mythology: Collected Essays II
Reviewed by Mary R. Lefkowitz

James H. Charlesworth, Jesus as Mirrored in John: The Genius in the New Testament
Reviewed by Daniel Frayer-Griggs

John J. Collins and Ananda Geyser-Fouché, eds., Scribal Practice, Text, and Canon in the Dead Sea Scrolls: Essays in Memory of Peter W. Flint
Reviewed by Hendrik Bosman

John J. Collins, Pieter G. R. de Villiers, and Adela Yarbro Collins, eds., Apocalypticism and Mysticism in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity
Reviewed by Andrew R. Guffey

Lily Fetalsana-Apura, A Filipino Resistance Reading of Joshua 1:1–9
Reviewed by Jennifer M. Matheny

Annemarie Luidendijk and William E. Klingshirn, eds., My Lots Are in Thy Hands: Sortilege and Its Practitioners in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Carson Bay

Daniel W. McManigal, A Baptism of Judgment in the Fire of the Holy Spirit: John’s Eschatological Proclamation in Matthew 3
Reviewed by Nathan Shedd

Shem Miller, Dead Sea Media: Orality, Textuality, and Memory in the Scrolls from the Judean Desert
Reviewed by Molly M. Zahn

Candida R. Moss, Divine Bodies: Resurrecting Perfection in the New Testament and Early Christianity
Reviewed by H. H. Drake Williams III

Philip A. Noss and Charles S. Houser, eds., A Guide to Bible Translation: People, Languages, and Topics
Reviewed by Leonard J. Greenspoon

Roland Oetjen, ed., New Perspectives in Seleucid History, Archaeology and Numismatics: Studies in Honor of Getzel M. Cohen
Reviewed by Erich S. Gruen

David Vopřada, Quodvultdeus: A Bishop Forming Christians in Vandal Africa
Reviewed by Raúl González Salinero

Man Hee Yoon, The Fate of the Man of God from Judah: A Literary and Theological Reading of 1 Kings 13
Reviewed by Paul Jones

Laura M. Zucconi, Ancient Medicine: From Mesopotamia to Rome
Reviewed by Marian Broida

Dec 14, 2020

Top Ten Theology Stories of 2020

It is the time of year for lists and Collin Hansen identifies his top ten theology stories of 2020 here.