Nov 27, 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.

Angela Costley, Creation and Christ: An Exploration of the Topic of Creation in the Epistle to the Hebrews
Bryan R. Dyer

Jerome F. D. Creach, Discovering Psalms: Content, Interpretation, Reception
Áron Németh

Kristin De Troyer, Barbara Schmitz, Joshua Alfaro, and Maximilian Häberlein, eds., The Early Reception of the Torah
Markus Witte

William G. Dever, Has Archaeology Buried the Bible?
Zev I. Farber

Richard Flower and Morwenna Ludlow, eds., Rhetoric and Religious Identity in Late Antiquity
Greg Carey

Masashi Fukaya, The Festivals of Opet, the Valley, and the New Year: Their Socio-religious Functions
Uta Siffert

Anthony Giambrone, ed., Rethinking the Jewish War: Archeology, Society, Traditions
Michaël Girardin

Arie C. Leder, Waiting for the Rest That Still Remains: A Biblical Theology of the Former Prophets
David G. Firth

James W. Thompson, Apostle of Persuasion: Theology and Rhetoric in the Pauline Letters
Jerry L. Sumney

Adam Z. Wright, Of Conflict and Concealment: The Gospel of Mark as Tragedy
Eric Stewart

Nov 26, 2021

Thanksgiving Humor

This Babylon Bee article is proof that the Pilgrims first landed in the South.


Nov 25, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving!

While the holiday of Thanksgiving tends to be an American institution, the practice of giving thanks should be universal. This year has been personally trying in a number of ways, but I am blessed in ways beyond counting and on my best days, counted among the thankful. I am hoping that today is one of those days.

Nov 24, 2021

Being Mindful

I don't think all of these suggestions are ones that I might use, but I do think that this post on being a mindful teacher might be worth looking over.

Nov 23, 2021

Psalm 58

I am working on a commentary on the Psalms. I have decided to compile some helpful links that I discovered during my research. It includes a mix of exegetical and sermonic links. Here is what I have for Psalm 58 (in no particular order). Feel free to mention any that you find helpful in the comments section.

Analysis by C. J. Labuschagne:

William Barrick’s notes:

Psalm 58 devotional:

Nov 22, 2021

EBook on Sermon Plagiarism

David Allen is offering the free eBook, Keys to Avoid Plagiarism in Preaching here.