Feb 4, 2023

Feb 3, 2023

Public Trust in Pastors

According to the latest Gallup survey trust in pastors continues to decline. Only one out of three Americans (34%) rate the honesty and ethical standards of clergy as high or very high. See this article

Feb 2, 2023

Feb 1, 2023

Free Logos Resources for February

Logos is offering two freebies this month: Matthew-Mark a volume in the Broadman Bible Commentary series and Henry Wansbrough's Introducing the New Testament. You can also purchase other resources at significant discounts and enter to win the 7-volume "The Lost Sermons of C. H. Spurgeon." These offers can be accessed here and here.

Jan 30, 2023

Deborah Compared with Moses

Elizabeth Backfish has an interesting post here comparing Deborah with Moses.

Jan 29, 2023

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.

Sean A. Adams, Greek Genres and Jewish Authors: Negotiating Literary Culture in the Greco-Roman Era (Baylor University Press)
Erich S. Gruen

Tova Ganzel, Ezekiel’s Visionary Temple in Babylonian Context (De Gruyter)
Dale Launderville, OSB

Michael Lakey, The Ritual World of Paul the Apostle: Metaphysics, Community and Symbol in 1 Corinthians 10–11 (T&T Clark)
Donghyun Jeong

T. M. Lemos, Jordan D. Rosenblum, Karen B. Stern, and Debra Scoggins Ballentine, eds., With the Loyal You Show Yourself Loyal: Essays on Relationships in the Hebrew Bible in Honor of Saul M. Olyan (SBL Press)
Yigal Levin

Luis Menéndez-Antuña, Thinking Sex with the Great Whore: Deviant Sexualities and Empire in the Book of Revelation (Routledge)
Heather Macumber

Michael S. Moore, WealthWise: A Study of Socioeconomic Conflict in Hebrew Wisdom (Pickwick)
Sebastiano Pinto

Agnethe Siquans, ed., Origenes, Die Homilien zum Buch Levitikus (De Gruyter)
Maren R. Niehoff

Randall B. Smith, Aquinas, Bonaventure, and the Scholastic Culture of Medieval Paris: Preaching, Prologues, and Biblical Commentary (Cambridge University Press)
Eric Covington