Nov 16, 2023

The Visually Challenged in the Old Testament

Very interesting post here on visually challenged men in the Old Testament.

Nov 15, 2023

Psalm 121

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

Analysis by C. J. Labuschagne:

“A Dsturbing Question with a Reliable Answer” Charlie Dyer:

William Barrick’s notes:

Ian Paul:

Danny Akin (outline, manuscript, audio):

Psalm 121 devotional:

Nov 13, 2023

Hapax Legomena in the Hebrew Bible

Gary Rendsburg has a nice post here on ten hapax legomena (words only used once) in the Hebrew Bible.

Nov 12, 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.

Peter Joshua Atkins, The Animalising Affliction of Nebuchadnezzar in Daniel 4: Reading across the Human-Animal Boundary (T&T Clark)
Tim Meadowcroft

Matthew T. Bell, Ruled Reading and Biblical Criticism (Eisenbrauns)
Chris Blumhofer

Charles E. Cruise, Writing on the Edge: Paul’s Use of Hyperbole in Galatians (Pickwick)
Adam G. White

Zanne Domoney-Lyttle and Sarah Nicholson, eds., Women and Gender in the Bible: Texts, Intersections, Intertexts (Sheffield Phoenix)
Susanne Scholz

Craig A. Evans and David Mishkin, eds., A Handbook on the Jewish Roots of the Gospels (Hendrickson)
Maria Brutti

Else K. Holt, Narrative and Other Readings in the Book of Esther (T&T Clark)
Anthony J. Tomasino

Katherine Joy Kihlstrom Timpte, The Transformational Role of Discipleship in Mark 10:13–16: Passage towards Childhood (T&T Clark)
Amy Lindeman Allen

Andrew M. King, Social Identity and the Book of Amos (T&T Clark)
Jason Radine

Tat-siong Benny Liew and Fernando F. Segovia, eds., Reading Biblical Texts Together: Pursuing Minoritized Biblical Criticism (SBL Press)
Gregory Thomas Basker

Stephen J. Shoemaker, The Apocalypse of Empire: Imperial Eschatology in Late Antiquity and Early Islam (University of Pennsylvania Press)
Franz Volker Greifenhagen