Oct 12, 2023

Genesis 6:1-4

Mitchell Chase has a very thorough and clear discussion here of the meaning of this much debated text.

Oct 11, 2023

Nehemiah 8:8

William Varner calls Nehemiah 8:8 the first example of expository preaching here. Since I see application as an essential part of exposition, one would need to continue reading in v. 9ff.

Oct 8, 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.

Roger David Aus, ed., Haggadah in Early Judaism and the New Testament (Mohr Siebeck)
Joshua Schwartz

Shelley L. Birdsong, J. Cornelis de Vos, and Hyun Chul Paul Kim, eds., Reading Gender in Judges: An Intertextual Approach (SBL Press)
Caryn Tamber-Rosenau

Paul Borgman and Kelly James Clark, Written to Be Heard: Recovering the Messages of the Gospels (Eerdmans)
Mark Cooper

John J. Collins, Gina Hens-Piazza, Barbara Reid, OP, and Donald Senior, CP, eds., The Jerome Biblical Commentary for the Twenty-First Century (T&T Clark)
Leslie J. Hoppe

Edward Gudeman, The Abyss in Revelation: A View from Below (Eisenbrauns)
Alexander P. Thompson

Joseph McDonald, Searching for Sarah in the Second Temple Era: Images in the Hebrew Bible, the Septuagint, the Genesis Apocryphon, and the Antiquities (T&T Clark)
Samantha J. Scott

Madison N. Pierce, Andrew J. Byers, and Simon Gathercole, eds., Gospel Reading and Reception in Early Christian Literature (Cambridge University Press)
Conrad Thorup Elmelund

Samuel Pomeroy, Chrysostom as Exegete: Scholarly Traditions and Rhetorical Aims in the Homilies on Genesis (Brill)
Jacopo Marcon

Robert D. Sider, ed., The New Testament Scholarship of Erasmus: An Introduction with Erasmus’ Prefaces and Ancillary Writings (University of Toronto Press)
Kirk Essary

Michael E. Stone, Armenian Apocrypha Relating to Biblical Heroes (SBL Press)
Mari Mamyan