Dec 1, 2023

Free Logos Resources for December

Logos is offering these three freebies this month: New Testament Theology and Its Quest for Relevance: Ancient Texts and Modern Readers by Thomas Hatina, The Life of Christ: A Historical, Critical, and Apologetic Exposition (3 vols.) by L. C. Fillion, a free ebook, a devotional entitled Stand Firm, and the audio book Expectation Corner: with Conflicting Duties & When the King Comes Into His Own. You can get these free resources and also purchase others at significant discounts here, here, here, and here.

Nov 30, 2023

How to Preach the Parallel Stories in the Gospels

While I normally recommend sticking to one text, even when parallels exist, David Allen demonstrates another approach here using the anointing of Jesus at Bethany.

Nov 29, 2023

Psalm 124

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

Analysis by C. J. Labuschagne:

William Barrick’s notes:

Psalm 124 devotional:

Sermon commentary by Leonard Vander Zee:

Nov 27, 2023

Josephus Referencing Key

Daniel Gurtner has created a helpful key to referencing Josephus via Loeb Classical Library or William Whiston. You can access it on here.

HT: Steve Walton

Nov 26, 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.

Austin Busch, Risen Indeed? Resurrection and Doubt in the Gospel of Mark (SBL Press)
Robert S. Snow

C. Jay Crisostomo, Translation as Scholarship: Language, Writing, and Bilingual Education in Ancient Babylonia (De Gruyter)
John Hobbins

Susanna Elm and Christopher M. Blunda, eds., The Late (Wild) Augustine (Brill Schöningh)
Michael Glowasky

Marla J. Feldman, Biblical Women Speak: Hearing Their Voices through New and Ancient Midrash (Jewish Publication Society)
Wil Gafney

Janling Fu, Cynthia Shafer-Elliot, and Carol Meyers, eds., T&T Clark Handbook of Food in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel (T&T Clark)
Anne Katrine de Hemmer Gudme

Martin Gröger, Wellhausens Wegbereiter: Studien zur alttestamentlichen Hermeneutik im 19. Jahrhundert (Mohr Siebeck)
Michael C. Legaspi

John S. Kloppenborg, Greco-Roman Associations; Texts, Translations, and Commentary, Volume 3: Ptolemaic and Early Roman Egypt (De Gruyter)
Jason A. Whitlark

Nathan Lovell, The Book of Kings and Exilic Identity: 1 and 2 Kings as a Work of Political Historiography (T&T Clark)
Yigal Levin

Brett E. Maiden, Cognitive Science and Ancient Israelite Religion: New Perspectives on Texts, Artifacts, and Culture (Cambridge University Press)
Michael B. Hundley

Travis W. Proctor,
Demonic Bodies and the Dark Ecologies of Early Christian Culture (Oxford University Press)
Nienke Vos

T. C. Schmidt, The Book of Revelation and Its Eastern Commentators: Making the New Testament in the Early Christian World (Cambridge University Press)
Ian Boxall

Heath A. Thomas and Brittany N. Melton, eds., Reading Lamentations Intertextually (T&T Clark)
Kristin J. Wendland