Jul 8, 2022

Psalm 83

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 83 (in no particular order). Feel free to mention any that you find helpful in the comments section.

Analysis by C. J. Labuschagne: https://www.labuschagne.nl/ps083.pdf

“When God is Silent” Donald Campbell: https://voice.dts.edu/chapel/when-god-is-silent-donald-k-campbell

William Barrick’s notes: https://drbarrick.org/files/studynotes/Psalms/Ps_083.pdf

Psalm 83 devotional: https://www.generations.org/devotionals/96

Jul 7, 2022

Jul 6, 2022

Ashes of the Red Heifer

Numbers 19 references the enigmatic cleansing practice involving the ashes of the red heifer. Joseph Weinstein argues in this post that the ashes were part of a soap mixture. Whether one agrees with the conclusion, it is an informative and interesting discussion.

Jul 5, 2022

Luke 10: The Good Samaritan

Ian Paul has a very good post here on seven surprises related to the parable of the "Good Samaritan."

Jul 4, 2022

Reading Lamentations

Reuven Kimelman has an interesting post here on reading Lamentations with inner-biblical exegesis.

Jul 3, 2022

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.

John Sunday Adimula, Πνεύμα: From the Spiritual Condition of Christ to the Holy Spirit-Agent; A Dialectic of Flesh-Spirit at the Root of New Testament Pneumatology
William Horst

Elisa Chiorrini, Iterazioni sinonimiche nella Lettera di Giacomo: Studio lessicografico ed esegetico
Lorenzo Scornaienchi

John J. Collins, Craig A. Evans, and Lee Martin McDonald, Ancient Jewish and Christian Scriptures: New Developments in Canon Controversy
Maria Brutti

Gregor Geiger, Die Handschriften aus der Judäischen Wüste: Die Texte außerhalb Qumrans Einführung und deutsche Übersetzung
Daniel Machiela

John Hill, Constructing Exile: The Emergence of a Biblical Paradigm
Jill Middlemas

George Hunsinger, Philippians
Akio Ito

Dennis R. MacDonald, From the Earliest Gospel to the Gospel of Mark: Solving the Synoptic Problem with Mimesis Criticism
Olegs Andrejevs

Scot McKnight, The Letter to the Colossians
Chris Kugler

Bernd U. Schipper, A Concise History of Ancient Israel: From the Beginnings through the Hellenistic Era
David Schreiner

Christopher W. Skinner, Nijay K. Gupta, Andy Johnson, and Drew J. Strait, eds., Cruciform Scripture: Cross, Participation, and Mission
Chris Blumhofer