Dec 23, 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.

František Ábel, ed., Israel and the Nations: Paul’s Gospel in the Context of Jewish Expectation (Lexington/Fortress Academic)
Ryan D. Collman

Athalya Brenner-Idan and Gale A. Yee, eds., Samuel, Kings, Chronicles, Ezra-Nehemiah: Volume 2 (T&T Clark)
Lester L. Grabbe

James H. Charlesworth and Jolyon G. R. Pruszinski, eds., Cyprus within the Biblical World: Are Borders Barriers? (T&T Clark)
Tom Davis

Thomas Fulton, The Book of Books: Biblical Interpretation, Literary Culture, and the Political Imagination from Erasmus to Milton (University of Pennsylvania Press)
Anthony Swindell

Dominick S. Hernández, Engaging the Old Testament: How to Read Biblical Narrative, Poetry, and Prophecy Well (Baker Academic)
Amy Erickson

David Konstan, The Origin of Sin: Greece and Rome, Early Judaism and Christianity (Bloomsbury Academic)
Jeffrey Siker

Trevor Laurence, Cursing with God: The Imprecatory Psalms and the Ethics of Christian Prayer (Baylor University Press)
Megan D. Alsene-Parker

Esau McCaulley, Sharing in the Son’s Inheritance: Davidic Messianism and Paul’s Worldwide Interpretation of the Abrahamic Land Promise in Galatians (Bloomsbury)
J. Andrew Doole

Brian Peterson, Genesis: A Pentecostal Commentary (Brill)
Laurence A. Turner

Johannes Unsok Ro and Diana Edelman, eds., Collective Memory and Collective Identity: Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomistic History in Their Context (De Gruyter)
Drew S. Holland

Shively T. J. Smith, Interpreting 2 Peter through African American Women’s Moral Writings (SBL Press)
Pheme Perkins

Christopher B. Zeichmann, Queer Readings of the Centurion at Capernaum: Their History and Politics (SBL Press)
Rebecca Runesson

Dec 22, 2023

Free Webinar: Designing a Preaching/Teaching Calendar

David Allen is offering a free webinar on designing a year-long preaching/teaching calendar. You can register here.

Dec 21, 2023

A Harmony of the Birth Narratives in Matthew and Luke

Justin Taylor provides a post with a table harmonizing the birth narratives of Matthew and Luke. But what I enjoyed more were links to videos linked to readings from the ESV.

Dec 20, 2023

The Wise Men in the Eye of a Needle

An Australian sculptor has created a cool depiction of the wise men literally in the eye of the needle. See this article. Might be a a bit late but this might be useful as an illustration for a sermon or lesson.

Dec 19, 2023

Free eBook: Living the King Jesus Gospel

Wipf and Stock is offering a free eBook copy of Living the King Jesua Gospel: Discipleship and Ministry Then and Now (A Tribute to Scot McKnight). Not sure how long this offer will be good so strike while the iron is hot. Here are the instructions to get your copy.

1. Click on this link.
2. Click "ADD TO CART" on the eBook option.
3. Use the code "KINGJESUS
4. Upon checkout completion, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions of how to download your free eBook.

HT: Nijay Gupta

Dec 18, 2023

The Best Videos, Articles, and Podcasts from The Gospel Coalition

Collin Hansen provides his list the best videos, articles, and podcasts from The Gospel Coalition in 2023 here.

Dec 17, 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.

Theodore A. Bergren, 1 Clement: A Reader’s Edition (Catholic University of America Press)
Paul A. Hartog

Adele Berlin, Psalms 120-150 (Jewish Publication Society)
W. Dennis Tucker Jr.

Martha Campos, Explanations for Exile in Amos (Sheffield Phoenix)
Barry Alan Jones

Paul Elbert, The Lukan Gift of the Holy Spirit: Understanding Luke’s Expectations for Theophilus (The Foundation for Pentecostal Scholarship)
Peter Reynolds

Jill Hicks-Keeton and Cavan Concannon, Does Scripture Speak for Itself? The Museum of the Bible and the Politics of Interpretation (Cambridge University Press)
Aaron Koller

John W. Hilber, Ezekiel: A Focused Commentary for Preaching and Teaching (Cascade)
Stephen L. Cook

Kivatsi Jonathan Kavusa, Water and Water-Related Phenomena in the Old Testament Wisdom Literature: An Eco-Theological Exploration (T&T Clark)
Hilary Marlow

Kenneth P. Minkema, Adriaan C. Neele, and Allen M. Stanton, eds., Sermons by Jonathan Edwards on the Epistle to the Galatians (Wipf & Stock)
Glenn R. Kreider

Kenneth N. Ngwa, Let My People Live: An African Reading of Exodus (Westminster John Knox)
Stephen Breck Reid

Susan Niditch, Jonah: A Commentary (Fortress)
L. Juliana Claassens

Brent A. Strawn; Collin Cornell and M. Justin Walker, eds., The Incomparable God: Readings in Biblical Theology (Eerdmans)
Georg Fischer SJ

Aren M. Wilson-Wright, Jeremiah’s Egypt: Prophetic Reflections on the Saite Period (SBL Press)
Gad Barnea

Siu Fung Wu, ed., Suffering in Paul: Perspectives and Implications (Pickwick)
Yi-Sang Patrick Chan