2016.07.29. Wall and Nienhuis, A Compact Guide to the Whole Bible

Robert W. Wall and David R. Nienhuis, eds., A Compact Guide to the Whole Bible: Learning to Read Scripture’s Story
Reviewed by Dirk G. van der Merwe

2016.07.28. Wagner-Tsukamoto, The Economics of Paradise

Sigmund Wagner-Tsukamoto, The Economics of Paradise: On the Onset of Modernity in Antiquity
Reviewed by Gerda de Villiers

2016.07.27. Sassoon, The Status of Women in Jewish Tradition

Isaac S. D. Sassoon, The Status of Women in Jewish Tradition
Reviewed by Sarah Shectman

2016.07.26. Runions, The Babylon Complex

Erin Runions, The Babylon Complex: Theopolitical Fantasies of War, Sex, and Sovereignty
Reviewed by Daria Pezzoli-Olgiati

2016.07.25. Redditt, Ezra-Nehemiah

Paul L. Redditt, Ezra-Nehemiah
Reviewed by Lester L. Grabbe

2016.07.24 Overland, Learning Biblical Hebrew Interactively

Paul Overland, Learning Biblical Hebrew Interactively
Reviewed by Jeremy M. Hutton

2016.07.23. Mason and Martin, Reading 1–2 Peter and Jude

Eric F. Mason and Troy W. Martin, eds., Reading 1–2 Peter and Jude: A Resource for Students
Reviewed by Andrew M. Mbuvi

2016.07.22. Marshak, The Many Faces of Herod the Great

Adam Marshak, The Many Faces of Herod the Great
Reviewed by Erich S. Gruen

2016.07.21. Jeon, The Call of Moses and the Exodus Story

Jaeyoung Jeon, The Call of Moses and the Exodus Story: A Redactional-Critical Study in Exodus 3–4 and 5–13
Reviewed by Danny Mathews

2016.07.20. Hamm, Philippians, Colossians, Philemon

Dennis Hamm, SJ, Philippians, Colossians, Philemon
Reviewed by Lynn H. Cohick
Reviewed by Roy R. Jeal

2016.07.19. Gauthier, Psalms 38 and 145 of the Old Greek Version

Randall X. Gauthier, Psalms 38 and 145 of the Old Greek Version
Reviewed by Phil J. Botha

2016.07.18. Donahue, Seek Justice That You May Live

John R. Donahue, Seek Justice That You May Live: Reflections and Resources on the Bible and Social Justice
Reviewed by Walter J. Houston

2016.07.17. Cook, Reading Deuteronomy

Stephen L. Cook, Reading Deuteronomy: A Literary and Theological Commentary
Reviewed by Timothy M. Willis

2016.07.16. Chaney, Kim, and Schellenberg, Reading a Tendentious Bible

Marvin L. Chaney, Uriah Y. Kim, and Annette Schellenberg, eds., Reading a Tendentious Bible: Essays in Honor of Robert B. Coote
Reviewed by Stewart Moore

2016.07.15. Vaage, Borderline Exegesis

Leif E. Vaage, Borderline Exegesis
Reviewed by Jacqueline M. Hidalgo

2016.07.14. Steiner, Disembodied Souls

Richard C. Steiner, Disembodied Souls: The Nefesh in Israel and Kindred Spirits in the Ancient Near East, with an Appendix on the Katumuwa Inscription
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore

2016.07.13. Sheaffer, Envisioning the Book of Judith

Andrea M. Sheaffer, Envisioning the Book of Judith: How Art Illuminates Minor Characters
Reviewed by Dan W. Clanton Jr.

2016.07.12. Samet, The Lamentation over the Destruction of Ur

Nili Samet, The Lamentation over the Destruction of Ur
Reviewed by Ralph K. Hawkins

2016.07.11. Ruane, Sacrifice and Gender in Biblical Law

Nicole J. Ruane, Sacrifice and Gender in Biblical Law
Reviewed by William K. Gilders

2016.07.10. Parsenios, First, Second, and Third John

George L. Parsenios, First, Second, and Third John
Reviewed by Judith M. Lieu

2016.07.09. MacDonald and Hulster, Divine Presence and Absence in Exilic and Post-exilic Judaism

Nathan MacDonald and Izaak J. de Hulster, eds., Divine Presence and Absence in Exilic and Post-exilic Judaism: Studies of the Sofja Kovalevskaja Research Group on Early Jewish Monotheism
Reviewed by Ginny Brewer-Boydston

2016.07.08. Korpel and de Moor, Adam, Eve, and the Devil

Marjo C. A. Korpel and Johannes de Moor, Adam, Eve, and the Devil: A New Beginning
Reviewed by Blake A. Jurgens

2016.07.07. Janzen, The Necessary King

David Janzen, The Necessary King: A Postcolonial Reading of the Deuteronomistic Portrait of the Monarchy
Reviewed by Juliana Claassens

2016.07.06. Hyun, Job the Unfinalizable

Seong Whan Timothy Hyun, Job the Unfinalizable: A Bakhtinian Reading of Job 1–11
Reviewed by Emily Gravett

2016.07.05. Hurvitz, A Concise Lexicon of Late Biblical Hebrew

Avi Hurvitz, A Concise Lexicon of Late Biblical Hebrew: Linguistic Innovations in the Writings of the Second Temple Period
Reviewed by Jerome A. Lund

2016.07.04. den Hollander, Josephus, the Emperors, and the City of Rome

William den Hollander, Josephus, the Emperors, and the City of Rome: From Hostage to Historian
Reviewed by Carson M. Bay

2016.07.03. Heskett and Butler, Divine Vintage

Randall Heskett and Joel Butler, Divine Vintage: Following the Wine Trail from Genesis to the Modern Age
Reviewed by Sonya S. Cronin

2016.07.02. Brenner and Lee, Leviticus and Numbers

Athalya Brenner and Archie Chi Chung Lee, eds., Leviticus and Numbers
Reviewed by Rhiannon Graybill

2016.07.01. Blanchard and Webster, Lady Parts

Kathryn D. Blanchard and Jane S. Webster, eds., Lady Parts: Biblical Women and The Vagina Monologues
Reviewed by Jennifer L. Koosed

2016.06.40. Stuckenbruck, The Myth of Rebellious Angels

Loren T. Stuckenbruck, The Myth of Rebellious Angels: Studies in Second Temple Judaism and New Testament Texts
Reviewed by Ryan E. Stokes

2016.06.39. Strawn, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Law

Brent Strawn, ed., The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Law
Reviewed by Bernard S. Jackson

2016.06.38. Smith, The Woman Babylon and the Marks of Empire

Shanell T. Smith, The Woman Babylon and the Marks of Empire: Reading Revelation with a Postcolonial Womanist Hermeneutics of Ambiveilence
Reviewed by Margaret Aymer

2016.06.37. Habel, Finding Wisdom in Nature

Norman C. Habel, Finding Wisdom in Nature: An Eco-Wisdom Reading of the Book of Job
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore

2016.06.36. Ederer, Aufbrüche zur Exodustheologie

Matthias Ederer, Aufbrüche zur Exodustheologie
Reviewed by Kristin Weingart

2016.06.35. Delamarter, Heldman, Brown, and Vulgan, Ethiopian Scribal Practice 7

Steve Delamarter, Marilyn Heldman, Jeremy R. Brown, and Sara Vulgan, Ethiopian Scribal Practice 7: Plates for the Catalogue of the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project
Reviewed by Curt Niccum

2016.06.34. Crouch and Stökl, In the Name of God

C. L. Crouch and Jonathan Stökl, eds., In the Name of God: The Bible in the Colonial Discourse of Empire
Reviewed by Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

2016.06.33. Berkovitz, Halpern, and Goldstein, Lexical Studies in the Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Inscriptions

Abraham Jacob Berkovitz, Stuart W. Halpern, and Alec Goldstein, eds., Lexical Studies in the Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Inscriptions: The Collected Essays of Hayim Tawil
Reviewed by Krzysztof J. Baranowski
Reviewed by J. H. Price

2016.06.32. Bennema, Encountering Jesus

Cornelis Bennema, Encountering Jesus: Character Studies in the Gospel of John
Reviewed by Jo-Ann A. Brant

2016.06.31. Avalos, Slavery, Abolitionism, and the Ethics of Biblical Scholarship

Hector Avalos, Slavery, Abolitionism, and the Ethics of Biblical Scholarship
Reviewed by Herbert R. Marbury

2016.06.30. Appelbaum, The Dynasty of the Jewish Patriarchs

Alan Appelbaum, The Dynasty of the Jewish Patriarchs
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2016.06.29. Zsengellér, Rewritten Bible after Fifty Years

József Zsengellér, ed., Rewritten Bible after Fifty Years: Texts, Terms, or Techniques? A Last Dialogue with Geza Vermes
Reviewed by John F. Quant

2016.06.28. Tiwald, Kein Jota wird vergehen

Markus Tiwald, ed., Kein Jota wird vergehen: Das Gesetzesverständnis der Logienquelle vor dem Hintergrund frühjüdischer Theologie
Reviewed by Michael Labahn

2016.06.27. Robinson, The Manichaean Codices of Medinet Madi

James M. Robinson, The Manichaean Codices of Medinet Madi
Reviewed by Dylan M. Burns

2016.06.26. Patella, Word and Image

Michael Patella, Word and Image: The Hermeneutics of The Saint John’s Bible
Reviewed by S. D. Giere

2016.06.25. Parker, Valuable and Vulnerable

Julie Faith Parker, Valuable and Vulnerable: Children in the Hebrew Bible, Especially the Elisha Cycle
Reviewed by Jason Riley
Reviewed by Johanna Stiebert

2016.06.24. Oegema, Early Judaism and Modern Culture

Gerbern S. Oegema, Early Judaism and Modern Culture: Literature and Theology
Reviewed by Greg Carey

2016.06.23. Garbini, Il Poema di Baal di Ilumilku

Giovanni Garbini, Il Poema di Baal di Ilumilku
Reviewed by Paul Sanders

2016.06.22. Eng, The Days of Our Years

Milton Eng, The Days of Our Years: A Lexical Semantic Study of the Life Cycle in Biblical Israel
Reviewed by Julie Faith Parker

2016.06.21. Baer and Gordon, Leshon Limmudim

David A. Baer and Robert P. Gordon, eds., Leshon Limmudim: Essays on the Language and Literature of the Hebrew Bible in Honour of A. A. Macintosh
Reviewed by Krzysztof J. Baranowski

2016.06.20. Rees, [Re]Reading Again

Anthony Rees, [Re]Reading Again: A Mosaic Reading of Numbers 25
Reviewed by L. Michael Morales

2016.06.19. Mermelstein and Holtz, The Divine Courtroom in Comparative Perspective

Ari Mermelstein and Shalom E. Holtz, eds., The Divine Courtroom in Comparative Perspective
Reviewed by Bruce Chilton

2016.06.18. Long, Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew

Gary A. Long, Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew
Reviewed by Hubert James Keener

2016.06.17. Guthrie, 2 Corinthians

George H. Guthrie, 2 Corinthians
Reviewed by Craig Keener

2016.06.16. Doak, Consider Leviathan

Brian R. Doak, Consider Leviathan: Narratives of Nature and the Self in Job
Reviewed by Katharine Dell

2016.06.15. Carbajosa, Faith, the Fount of Exegesis

Ignacio Carbajosa, Faith, the Fount of Exegesis: The Interpretation of Scripture in the Light of the History of Research on the Old Testament
Reviewed by S. D. Giere

2016.06.14. Camp, The Deuteronomistic Theology of Prophecy as Indicated by the Consistency Between Prophecies and Fulfillments

Phillip G. Camp, The Deuteronomistic Theology of Prophecy as Indicated by the Consistency Between Prophecies and Fulfillments: An Exegetical and Theological Study
Reviewed by Benjamin J.M. Johnson

2016.06.13. Brenner and Yee, Joshua and Judges

Athalya Brenner and Gale A. Yee, eds., Joshua and Judges
Reviewed by Kenneth C. Way

2016.06.12. Ascough, 1 and 2 Thessalonians

Richard S. Ascough, 1 and 2 Thessalonians
Reviewed by Jeffrey A. D. Weima

2016.06.11. Albertz, Nakhai, Olyan, and Schmitt, Family and Household Religion

Rainer Albertz, Beth Alpert Nakhai, Saul M. Olyan, and Rudiger Schmitt, eds., Family and Household Religion: Toward a Synthesis of Old Testament Studies, Archaeology, Epigraphy, and Cultural Studies
Reviewed by Aren M. Maeir

2016.06.10. Streett, Subversive Meals

R. Alan Streett, Subversive Meals: An Analysis of the Lord’s Supper under Roman Domination during the First Century
Reviewed by Rollin A. Ramsaran

2016.06.09. Leneman, Moses: The Man and the Myth in Music

Helen Leneman, Moses: The Man and the Myth in Music
Reviewed by Siobhan Dowling Long

2016.06.08. Johnson and Schott, Eusebius of Caesarea

Aaron Johnson and Jeremy Schott, eds., Eusebius of Caesarea: Tradition and Innovations
Reviewed by Emanuel Fiano

2016.06.07. Ancient Synagogues – Archaeology and Art

Rachel Hachlili, Ancient Synagogues – Archaeology and Art: New Discoveries and Current Research
Reviewed by Carrie Elaine Duncan

2016.06.06. Galor and Avni, Unearthing Jerusalem

Katharina Galor and Gideon Avni, eds., Unearthing Jerusalem: 150 Years of Archaeological Research in the Holy City
Reviewed by Ralph K. Hawkins

2016.06.05. Frechette, Matthews, and Stegman, Biblical Essays in Honor of Daniel J. Harrington, SJ, and Richard J. Clifford, SJ

Christopher G. Frechette, Christopher R. Matthews, and Thomas D. Stegman, eds., Biblical Essays in Honor of Daniel J. Harrington, SJ, and Richard J. Clifford, SJ: Opportunity for No Little Instruction
Reviewed by Janelle Peters

2016.06.04. Cavin, New Existence and Righteous Living

Robert L. Cavin, New Existence and Righteous Living: Colossians and 1 Peter in Conversation with 4QInstruction and the Hodayot
Reviewed by Jonathan M. Potter

2016.06.03. Buth and Notley, The Language Environment of First Century Judaea

Randall Buth and R. Steven Notley, eds., The Language Environment of First Century Judaea: Jerusalem Studies in the Synoptic Gospels, Volume 2
Reviewed by Steven Thompson

2016.06.02. Block, Beyond the River Chebar

Daniel I. Block, Beyond the River Chebar: Studies in Kingship and Eschatology in the Book of Ezekiel
Reviewed by H. F. Van Rooy

2016.06.01. Allen and Neil, Crisis Management in Late Antiquity

Pauline Allen and Bronwen Neil, eds., Crisis Management in Late Antiquity (410–590 CE): A Survey of the Evidence from Episcopal Letters
Reviewed by Brian J. Matz

2016.05.07. Würthwein and Fischer, The Text of the Old Testament

Ernst Würthwein and Alexander Achilles Fischer, The Text of the Old Testament: An Introduction to the Biblia Hebraica
Reviewed by Richard A. Taylor


2016.05.06. Weima, 1–2 Thessalonians

Jeffrey A. D. Weima, 1–2 Thessalonians
Reviewed by Rob van Houwelingen
Reviewed by Janelle Peters

2016.05.05. LaCocque, Jesus the Central Jew

Andre LaCocque, Jesus the Central Jew: His Times and His People
Reviewed by Leonard Greenspoon

2016.05.04. Horsley, Jesus and Magic

Richard A. Horsley, Jesus and Magic: Freeing the Gospel Stories from Modern Misconceptions
Reviewed by Lee M. Jefferson

2016.05.03. Hanhart, Septuaginta: Paralipomenon liber II

Robert Hanhart, ed., Septuaginta: Paralipomenon liber II
Reviewed by Theo van der Louw

2016.05.02. Garber, Teaching the Historical Jesus

Zev Garber, ed., Teaching the Historical Jesus: Issues and Exegesis
Reviewed by Jennifer Knust
Reviewed by Nicolae Roddy