Jan 5, 2024

Walton on Isaiah 61:10–62:5

I wouldn't agree with everything here but Steve Walton has provided slides on his presentation of Isaiah 61:10–62:5 here.

Jan 4, 2024

Matthew and the Magi

Ian Paul has a good discussion here of the historicity and veracity of the story of the Magi in Matthew 2.

Jan 2, 2024

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.

Diane Apostolos-Cappadona, Mary Magdalene: A Visual History (T&T Clark)
Heather Macumber

Christopher Bryan, Son of God: Reflections on a Tradition (Oxford University Press)
Sigurd Grindheim

Andrew R. Davis, The Book of Amos and Its Audiences: Prophecy, Poetry, and Rhetoric (Cambridge University Press)
Göran Eidevall

Meron Gebreananaye, Francis Watson, and Logan Williams, eds., Beyond Canon: Early Christianity and the Ethiopic Textual Tradition (T&T Clark)
Nebeyou Alemu Terefe

Jeremy Hudson, Worshipping a Crucified Man: Christians, Graeco-Romans and Scripture in the Second Century (Clarke)
Anders-Christian Jacobsen

John S. Kloppenborg, James (T&T Clark)
Matt Jackson-McCabe

Mason D. Lancaster, Hosea’s God: A Metaphorical Theology (SBL Press)
Brad E. Kelle

Esteban Law, Das “Corpus Hermeticum” – Wirkungsgeschichte: Transzendenz, Immanenz, Ethik; Das Corpus Hermeticum im Rahmen der abendländischen Tradition, vol. 1: Charakteristik des “Corpus Hermeticum” (frommann-holzboog)
Christian Wildberg

Holly Morse and Katherine E. Southwood, eds., Psalms and the Use of the Critical Imagination: Essays in Honour of Professor Susan Gillingham (T&T Clark)
W. Dennis Tucker Jr.

Joanne-Marie Robinson, “Blood Is Thicker Than Water”—Non-royal Consanguineous Marriage in Ancient Egypt: An Exploration of Economic and Biological Outcomes (Archaeopress)
Walter Scheidel

Kathryn Stevens, Between Greece and Babylonia: Hellenistic Intellectual History in Cross-Cultural Perspective (Cambridge University Press)

Raleigh Heth

Alistair C. Stewart, Breaking Bread: The Emergence of Eucharist and Agape in Early Christian Communities (Eerdmans)
Martha Moore-Keish

Florian Wilk, ed., Scriptural Interpretation at the Interface between Education and Religion: In Memory of Hans Conzelmann (Brill)
Benjamin A. Edsall

Jan 1, 2024

Free Logos Resources for January

Logos is offering these three freebies this month: The Legacy of John Calvin: His Influence on the Modern World by David Hall, Aquinas on Human Action: A Theory of Practice by Ralph Ralph McInerny, a free ebook, Pray Every Day by Mary Demuth, and the audio book Drink Deeply: Meditations from The Fountain of Life by John Flavel. You can get these free resources and also purchase others at significant discounts here, here, here, and here.