May 8, 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 to read them.

Linda L. Belleville and B. J. Oropeza, eds., Scripture, Texts, and Tracings in 1 Corinthians
Reviewed by H. H. Drake Williams III

Constanza Cordoni, Seder Eliyahu: A Narratological Reading
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

David L. Eastman, The Many Deaths of Peter and Paul
Reviewed by Rafael Rodríguez

Te-Li Lau, Defending Shame: Its Formative Power in Paul’s Letters
Reviewed by Jackson Wu

Bruce W. Longenecker, In Stone and Story: Early Christianity in the Roman World
Reviewed by Kay Higuera Smith

Collin McAllister, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Apocalyptic Literature
Reviewed by Gerbern S. Oegema

Michael S. Moore, WealthWarn: A Study of Socioeconomic Conflict in Hebrew Prophecy
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

Maik Patzelt, Über das Beten der Römer: Gebete im spätrepublikanischen und frühkaiserzeitlichen Rom als Ausdruck gelebter Religion
Reviewed by Boris Paschke

Daniel Prokop, The Pillars of the First Temple (1 Kgs 7:15–22): A Study from Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical, Archaeological, and Iconographic Perspectives
Reviewed by Michael Avioz

Katherine E. Southwood, Job’s Body and the Dramatised Comedy of Moralising
Reviewed by David Penchansky

May 7, 2021

Free Audio Book of the Month: All of Grace's free audio book for the month of May is Charles Spurgeon's All of Grace. To read more about this resource and to get your free audio download in either MP3 or M4B formats go here.

May 6, 2021

Free Daniel Commentary

The Good Book Company is giving away a digital version of Daniel Helm’s Daniel for You in exchange for an email address here.

HT: Antony Billington

May 5, 2021

The Bible in Assyriology, Past and Present Seminar

The recent online seminar entitled, "Jehu's Tribute: The Bible in Assyriology, Past and Present" is now available at the Institute for the Liberal Arts at Boston College Youtube channel (Day 1) here and (Day 2) here. You can access the schedule of speakers and presentations here.

May 4, 2021

Mapping Five Movements in Isaiah

Davy Ellison suggests here that one way to navigate the book of Isaiah is to view the book in five movements. I'm not sure I would agree with every point but I appreciate efforts like this to coherence in the flow of a book.

May 3, 2021

Obadiah and the Three Sins of Edom

Clint Archer looks here at the three sins that Edom was guilty of according to the book of Obadiah.