Jul 15, 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.

Nick Brennan, Divine Christology in the Epistle to the Hebrews: The Son as God (T&T Clark)
Benjamin J. Ribbens

Anthony J. Frendo, Approaching Biblical Archaeology (T&T Clark)
Yigal Levin

Elekosi F. Lafitaga, Apocalyptic Sheep and Goats in Matthew and 1 Enoch (SBL Press)
Daniele Minisini

Anthony Milner, A Theology of Genocide? Reading Deuteronomy 20 (Sheffield Phoenix)
Mark G. Brett

Ronald A. Simkins, Creation and Ecology: The Political Economy of Ancient Israel and the Environmental Crisis (Cascade)
Amy L. Balogh

Beth M. Stovell and David J. Fuller, The Book of the Twelve (Cascade)
Barry A. Jones

Jul 13, 2023

Biblical Theology and the Sermon

Gregory Goswell and Andreas Köstenberger talk about it here.

Jul 12, 2023

Open Access: Paul within Judaism

Michael Kok notes here that the recently published Paul within Judaism: Perspectives on Paul and Jewish Identity edited by Michael Bird, Ruben A. Bühner, Jörg Frey, and Brian Rosner is available for free as a PDF under open access.

Jul 11, 2023

Psalm 120

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 120 (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/ps120.pdf

William Barrick’s notes: https://drbarrick.org/files/studynotes/Psalms/Ps_120.pdf

Psalm 120 devotional: https://www.generations.org/devotionals/205

Sermon by Matt Erickson: https://www.preachingtoday.com/sermons/sermons/2020/august/our-journey-with-god.html

Jul 10, 2023

Blood Vengeance in Ancient Near Eastern

Yigal Bloch has a very informative article here on blood vengeance in the ancient Near East.