Mar 27, 2024

Free eBook: Ecclesiastes

 Wipf and Stock is offering a free eBook copy of Ecclesiastes in the Bible in God's World commentary series by John Goldingay. I am not sure how long the offer will be valid so I would act quickly. 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 "
4. Upon checkout completion, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions of how to download your free eBook.

HT: Jill Firth 

Mar 26, 2024

The Benefits and Challenges of Hybrid Education

In my ideal world, all my classes would be live and in-person. But the educational landscape has changed and I am now teaching a number of hybrids. This article looks at some of the benefits and challenges of this approach.

Mar 25, 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.

Sonja Ammann, Katharina Pyschny, and Julia Rhyder, eds., Authorship and the Hebrew Bible (Mohr Siebeck)
Tchavdar S. Hadjiev

Victoria S. Balabanski, Colossians: An Earth Bible Commentary, An Eco-Stoic Reading (T&T Clark)
David J. Neville

Jonathan Bernier, Rethinking the Dates of the New Testament: The Evidence for Early Composition (Baker Academic)
Bill Warren

Ken S. Brown, Alison L. Joseph, and Brennan Breed, eds., Reading Other Peoples’ Texts: Social Identity and the Reception of Authoritative Traditions (T&T Clark)
Paul Middleton

Benjamin M. J. De Vos and Danny Praet, eds., In Search of Truth in the Pseudo-Clementine Homilies: New Approaches to a Philosophical and Rhetorical Novel of Late Antiquity (Mohr Siebeck)
Joshua T. King

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

David G. Horrell, The Making of Christian Morality: Reading Paul in Ancient and Modern Contexts (Eerdmans)
Davina C. Lopez

Bernd Janowski, Biblischer Schöpfungsglaube: Religionsgeschichte – Theologie – Ethik (Mohr Siebeck)
Michael S. Moore

F. Manjewa M’bwangi, The Lord’s Prayer in Matthew 6:9–13: A Socio–rhetorical Analysis of Identity Politics of the Matthean Community (Pickwick)
D. Stephen Black

R. W. L. Moberly, The Bible in a Disenchanted Age: The Enduring Possibility of Christian Faith (Baker Academic)
Scott Bayer

Mar 24, 2024

Hebrew Transliteration App

I have only fiddled with it, but this Hebrew transliteration app seems pretty cool. The app follows the style guide of the Journal of Semitic Studies. Unfortunately, this is just one of many transliteration forms.