Feb 6, 2021

Joseph Weeping in Genesis

Mitch Chase has a good post here related to the seven times that Joseph is said to weep in Genesis.

Feb 5, 2021

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. 

Samuel L. Adams and Matthew Goff, eds., The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Wisdom Literature
Reviewed by David Penchansky

Matthew R. Crawford, The Eusebian Canon Tables: Ordering Textual Knowledge in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Jean-François Racine

Febbie C. Dickerson, Luke, Widows, Judges, and Stereotypes
Reviewed by Vien V. Nguyen, SCJ

Josette Elayi, Sargon II, King of Assyria
Reviewed by Samuel L. Boyd

Jan Christian Gertz, Corinna Körting, and Markus Witte, eds., Das Buch Ezechiel: Komposition, Redaktion und Rezeption
Reviewed by Rosanne Liebermann

John Kaltner and Steven L. McKenzie, Sleuthing the Bible: Clues That Unlock the Mysteries of the Text
Reviewed by James F. McGrath

Jermo van Nes, Pauline Language and the Pastoral Epistles: A Study of Linguistic Variation in the Corpus Paulinum
Reviewed by Benjamin White

Sarah Parkhouse, Eschatology and the Saviour: The “Gospel of Mary” among Early Christian Dialogue Gospels
Reviewed by Deirdre Good

Melvin L. Sensenig, Jehoiachin and His Oracle: A Jeremianic Scribal Framework for the End of the Deuteronomistic History
Reviewed by Marvin A. Sweeney

Dillon T. Thornton, Hostility in the House of God: An Investigation of the Opponents in 1 and 2 Timothy
Reviewed by Andrew M. King V

Feb 4, 2021

Jesus’ Parables of the Master of the House and Ramat haNadiv

Leen Ritmeyer has an interesting and nicely illustrated post here on the imagery related to two of Jesus parables in Matthew 20:1-16 and 21:33-39.

Feb 2, 2021

Jephthah's Daughter

The story involving Jephthah and his daughter in Judges 11 is a difficult one to read, interpret, and preach. Claude Mariottini focuses here on just one aspect of the story, Jephthah's daughter.

Feb 1, 2021

Free Logos Book for February: 1 Peter and A Cultural Handbook to the Bible

The free Logos Book for the Month for February is Joel Green's 1 Peter in the Two Horizons series and John Pilch's A Cultural Handbook to the Bible.

You can also purchase Justice and Loyalty: A Commentary on the Book of Micah by Juan Lalfaro for $0.99, Psalms by Geoffrey Grogan for $2.99, The Letters to Timothy and Titus by Robert Yarbrough for $3.99,
The Eerdman's Companion to the Bible edited by Gordon Fee and Robert Hubbard for $5.99, A Commentary on Jeremiah: Exile and Homecoming by Walter Brueggemann for $7.99,The Book of Revelation by Robert Mounce for $9.99, The Book of Proverbs, Chapters 1–15 by Bruce Waltke for $14.99, and you can pre-order Doug Moo's revised edition of The Letter of James for $19.99.

You can also register for a chance to win the 38-volume Eerdmans Biblical Reference Collection series. For all these offers, go to the Logos' Free Book of Month page here and here.