2016.08.60. Wise, Language and Literacy in Roman Judaea

Michael Owen Wise, Language and Literacy in Roman Judaea: A Study of the Bar Kokhba Documents
Reviewed by Pieter W. van der Horst

2016.08.59. Westbrook; Lyons and Raaflaub, Ex Oriente Lex

Raymond Westbrook; Deborah Lyons and Kurt Raaflaub, eds., Ex Oriente Lex: Near Eastern Influences on Ancient Greek and Roman Law
Reviewed by Pamela Barmash

2016.08.58. Stroumsa, The Making of the Abrahamic Religions in Late Antiquity

Guy G. Stroumsa, The Making of the Abrahamic Religions in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Brent Nongbri

2016.08.57. Siegal, Early Christian Monastic Literature and the Babylonian Talmud

Michal Bar-Asher Siegal, Early Christian Monastic Literature and the Babylonian Talmud
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2016.08.56. Samuel, ed., Torah from Alexandria: Philo as a Biblical Commentator 3: Leviticus

Michael Leo Samuel, ed., Torah from Alexandria: Philo as a Biblical Commentator, Volume 3: Leviticus
Reviewed by Torrey Seland

2016.08.55. Punt, Postcolonial Biblical Interpretation

Jeremy Punt, Postcolonial Biblical Interpretation: Reframing Paul
Reviewed by Davina C. Lopez

2016.08.54. Peppiatt, Women and Worship at Corinth

Lucy Peppiatt, Women and Worship at Corinth: Paul’s Rhetorical Arguments in 1 Corinthians
Reviewed by Lee A. Johnson

2016.08.53. Mills, Jeremiah: Prophecy in a Time of Crisis

Mary E. Mills, Jeremiah: Prophecy in a Time of Crisis
Reviewed by Mark E. Biddle

2016.08.52. Martin and Wright, The Gospel of John

Francis Martin and William M. Wright IV, The Gospel of John
Reviewed by Marianne Meye Thompson

2016.08.51. Mahieu, Between Rome and Jerusalem

Bieke Mahieu, Between Rome and Jerusalem: Herod the Great and His Sons in Their Struggle for Recognition
Reviewed by Sören Swoboda

2016.08.50. Johnston, The Resurrection of Jesus in the Gospel of Peter

Jeremiah J. Johnston, The Resurrection of Jesus in the Gospel of Peter: A Tradition-Historical Study of the Akhmîm Gospel Fragment
Reviewed by Ruben Dupertuis

2016.08.49. Jacobson and Jacobson, Invitation to the Psalms

Rolf A. Jacobson and Karl N. Jacobson, Invitation to the Psalms: A Reader's Guide for Discovery and Engagement
Reviewed by John E. Anderson

2016.08.48. Hays, A Covenant with Death

Christopher B. Hays, A Covenant with Death: Death in the Iron Age II and Its Rhetorical Uses in Proto-Isaiah
Reviewed by Francis Landy

2016.08.47. Hamilton, Handbook on the Pentateuch

Victor Hamilton, Handbook on the Pentateuch: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy
Reviewed by Howard H. Cox

2016.08.46. Ballentine, The Conflict Myth and the Biblical Tradition

Debra Ballentine, The Conflict Myth and the Biblical Tradition
Reviewed by Bernard F. Batto

2016.08.45. Abusch, Male and Female in the Epic of Gilgamesh

Tzvi Abusch, Male and Female in the Epic of Gilgamesh: Encounters, Literary History, and Interpretation
Reviewed by Susan Ackerman

2016.08.44. Stewart, Davis, and Carr, Cyprus and the Balance of Empires

Charles Anthony Stewart, Thomas W. Davis, and Annemarie Weyl Carr, eds., Cyprus and the Balance of Empires: Art and Archaeology from Justinian I to the Coeur de Lion
Reviewed by Young Richard Kim

2016.08.43. Schwartz, Judeans and Jews

Daniel R. Schwartz, Judeans and Jews: Four Faces of Dichotomy in Ancient Jewish History
Reviewed by Lester L. Grabbe

2016.08.42. Noetzel, Maleachi, ein Hermeneut

Jutta Noetzel, Maleachi, ein Hermeneut
Reviewed by Thomas Hieke

2016.08.41. Middleton, A New Heaven and a New Earth

J. Richard Middleton, A New Heaven and a New Earth: Reclaiming Biblical Eschatology
Reviewed by J. P. Davies

2016.08.40. Mermelstein, Creation, Covenant, and the Beginnings of Judaism

Ari Mermelstein, Creation, Covenant, and the Beginnings of Judaism: Reconceiving Historical Time in the Second Temple Period
Reviewed by Stewart Moore

2016.08.39. McNeel, Paul as Infant and Nursing Mother

Jennifer Houston McNeel, Paul as Infant and Nursing Mother: Metaphor, Rhetoric, and Identity in 1 Thessalonians 2:5–8
Reviewed by Trevor Burke

2016.08.38. McConnell, The topos of Divine Testimony in Luke-Acts

James R. McConnell Jr., The topos of Divine Testimony in Luke-Acts
Reviewed by Kyle R. Hughes

2016.08.37. Lyons, An Introduction to the Study of Ezekiel

Michael Lyons, An Introduction to the Study of Ezekiel
Reviewed by J. Michael Thigpen

2016.08.36. Leonard, Codex Schøyen 2650

James M. Leonard, Codex Schøyen 2650: A Middle Egyptian Coptic Witness to the Early Greek Text of Matthew’s Gospel; A Study in Translation Theory, Indigenous Coptic, and New Testament Textual Criticism
Reviewed by Uwe-Karsten Plisch

2016.08.35. Kiraz and Bali, eds.; Greenberg and Walter, trans., Ezekiel according to the Syriac Peshitta Version

George A. Kiraz and Joseph Bali, eds.; Gillian Greenberg and Donald M. Walter, trans., Ezekiel according to the Syriac Peshitta Version with English Translation
Reviewed by Jerome A. Lund

2016.08.34. Griffiths, Hebrews and Divine Speech

Jonathan I. Griffiths, Hebrews and Divine Speech
Reviewed by Bryan J. Whitfield

2016.08.33. Fletcher-Louis, Jesus Monotheism

Crispin Fletcher-Louis, Jesus Monotheism: Volume 1: Christological Origins: The Emerging Consensus and Beyond
Reviewed by Larry W. Hurtado

2016.08.32. Decker, Mark 1–8

Rodney J. Decker, Mark 1–8: A Handbook on the Greek Text
Reviewed by J. Andrew Doole

2016.08.31. Brenner-Idan, Discourse, Dialogue, and Debate in the Bible

Athalya Brenner-Idan, ed., Discourse, Dialogue, and Debate in the Bible: Essays in Honour of Frank H. Polak
Reviewed by Max Rogland

2016.08.30. Ben-Dov and Sanders, Ancient Jewish Sciences and the History of Knowledge in Second Temple Literature

Jonathan Ben-Dov and Seth Sanders, eds., Ancient Jewish Sciences and the History of Knowledge in Second Temple Literature
Reviewed by John J. Collins

2016.08.29. Pajunen and Tervanotko, Crossing Imaginary Boundaries

Mika S. Pajunen and Hanna Tervanotko, eds., Crossing Imaginary Boundaries: The Dead Sea Scrolls in the Context of Second Temple Judaism
Reviewed by Timothy H. Lim

2016.08.28. Miller, Three Versions of Esther

Tricia Miller, Three Versions of Esther: Their Relationship to Anti-Semitic and Feminist Critique of the Story
Reviewed by Anne-Mareike Wetter

2016.08.27. Hakola, Nikki, and Tervahauta, Others and the Construction of Early Christian Identities

Raimo Hakola, Nina Nikki, and Ulla Tervahauta, eds., Others and the Construction of Early Christian Identities
Reviewed by Benjamin H. Dunning

2016.08.26. Gardner, The Origins of Organized Charity in Rabbinic Judaism

Gregg E. Gardner, The Origins of Organized Charity in Rabbinic Judaism
Reviewed by Rivka Ulmer

2016.08.25. Förster, Jesus und die Steuerfrage

Niclas Förster, Jesus und die Steuerfrage: Die Zinsgroschenperikope auf dem religiösen und politischen Hintergrund ihrer Zeit mit einer Edition von Pseudo-Hieronymus, De haeresibus Judaeorum
Reviewed by Stephan Witetschek

2016.08.24. Dozeman, Evans, and Lohr, The Book of Exodus

Thomas B. Dozeman, Craig A. Evans, and Joel N. Lohr, eds., The Book of Exodus: Composition, Reception, and Interpretation
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2016.08.23. Culpepper and Anderson, Communities in Dispute

R. Alan Culpepper and Paul N. Anderson, eds., Communities in Dispute: Current Scholarship on the Johannine Epistles
Reviewed by Toan Do
Reviewed by Jan A. du Rand

2016.08.22. Chancey, Meyers, and Meyers, The Bible in the Public Square

Mark A. Chancey, Carol Meyers, and Eric M. Meyers, eds., The Bible in the Public Square: Its Enduring Influence in American Life
Reviewed by Jeffrey S. Siker

2016.08.21. Abalodo, Structure et théologie dans le Trito-Isaïe

Sébastien B. Abalodo, Structure et théologie dans le Trito-Isaïe: Une contribution à l’unité du Livre
Reviewed by C. Y. Timothy Kao

2016.08.20. Waters, Threshing Floors in Ancient Israel

Jaime L. Waters, Threshing Floors in Ancient Israel: Their Ritual and Symbolic Significance
Reviewed by Victor H. Matthews

2016.08.19 Wainwright, The Gospel according to Matthew

Elaine M. Wainwright, The Gospel according to Matthew: The Basileia of the Heavens Is Near at Hand
Reviewed by Margaret Aymer

2016.08.18. Sosa Siliezar, Creation Imagery in the Gospel of John

Carlos Raúl Sosa Siliezar, Creation Imagery in the Gospel of John
Reviewed by R. Alan Culpepper

2016.08.17. Scholz, Feminist Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Retrospect II

Susanne Scholz, ed., Feminist Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Retrospect II: Social Locations
Reviewed by Christina Landman

2016.08.16. Marzouk, Egypt as a Monster in the Book of Ezekiel

Safwat Marzouk, Egypt as a Monster in the Book of Ezekiel
Reviewed by Amy Kalmanofsky

2016.08.15. Lyons, An Introduction to the Study of Ezekiel

Michael Lyons, An Introduction to the Study of Ezekiel
Reviewed by Corrine Carvalho

2016.08.14. Lundbom, Jeremiah: Prophet Like Moses

Jack R. Lundbom, Jeremiah: Prophet Like Moses
Reviewed by Leslie C. Allen

2016.08.13. Joyce and Rom-Shiloni, The God Ezekiel Creates

Paul M. Joyce and Dalit Rom-Shiloni, eds., The God Ezekiel Creates
Reviewed by J. Michael Thigpen

2016.08.12. Havrda, Hušek, and Plátová, The Seventh Book of the Stromateis

Matyáš Havrda, Vít Hušek, and Jana Plátová, eds., The Seventh Book of the Stromateis: Proceedings of the Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria (Olomouc, October 21–23, 2010)
Reviewed by Michael Harris

2016.08.11. Gilmour, Gezer VI

Garth Gilmour, Gezer VI: The Objects from Phases I and II (1964–1974)
Reviewed by Aren M. Maeir

2016.08.10. Geljon and Roukema, Violence in Ancient Christianity

Albert C. Geljon and Riemer Roukema, eds., Violence in Ancient Christianity: Victims and Perpetrators
Reviewed by Kimberly B. Stratton

2016.08.09. Ellman, Memory and Covenant

Barat Ellman, Memory and Covenant: The Role of Israel’s and God’s Memory in Sustaining the Deuteronomic and Priestly Covenants
Reviewed by Rachelle Gilmour

2016.08.08. Edwards, Rethinking Biblical Literacy

Katie Edwards, Rethinking Biblical Literacy
Reviewed by Valarie H. Ziegler

2016.08.07. Cornwall, Intersex, Theology, and the Bible

Susannah Cornwall, ed., Intersex, Theology, and the Bible: Troubling Bodies in Church, Text, and Society
Reviewed by Teresa J. Hornsby

2016.08.06. Carraway, Christ Is God over All

George Carraway, Christ Is God over All: Romans 9:5 in the Context of Romans 9–11
Reviewed by Charles L. Quarles

2016.08.05. Brueggemann, Ice Axes for Frozen Seas

Walter Brueggemann; Davis Hankins, ed., Ice Axes for Frozen Seas: A Biblical Theology of Provocation
Reviewed by Joy A. Schroeder

2016.08.04. Boyarin, A Traveling Homeland

Daniel Boyarin, A Traveling Homeland: The Babylonian Talmud as Diaspora
Reviewed by Christine Hayes

2016.08.03. Boer, The Sacred Economy of Ancient Israel

Roland Boer, The Sacred Economy of Ancient Israel
Reviewed by K. L. Noll

2016.08.02. Aitken and Fossey, The Levant

Ellen Bradshaw Aitken and John M. Fossey, eds., The Levant: Crossroads of Late Antiquity. History, Religion and Archaeology
Reviewed by Jürgen Zangenberg

2016.08.01. Agamben, Pilate and Jesus

Giorgio Agamben, Pilate and Jesus
Reviewed by Roland Boer

2016.07.50. Wilson, Unmanly Men

Brittany E. Wilson, Unmanly Men: Refigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts
Reviewed by Colleen Conway

2016.07.49. Welborn, Paul’s Summons to Messianic Life

L. L. Welborn, Paul’s Summons to Messianic Life: Political Theology and the Coming Awakening
Reviewed by Robert L. Brawley
Reviewed by Alexandra Brown

2016.07.48. Tomson and Schwartz, Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries

Peter J. Tomson and Joshua Schwartz, eds., Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries: How to Write Their History
Reviewed by Philip R. Davies

2016.07.47. Tiemeyer, Zechariah and His Visions

Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer, Zechariah and His Visions: An Exegetical Study of Zechariah’s Vision Report
Reviewed by Albert M. Wolters

2016.07.46. Thate, Vanhoozer, and Campbell, ‘In Christ’

Michael J. Thate, Kevin J. Vanhoozer, and Constantine R. Campbell, eds., ‘In Christ’: Explorations in Paul’s Theology of Union and Participation
Reviewed by Robert R. Foster

2016.07.45. Syon, Small Change in Hellenistic-Roman Galilee

Danny Syon, Small Change in Hellenistic-Roman Galilee: The Evidence from Numismatic Site Finds as a Tool for Historical Reconstruction
Reviewed by Mark A. Chancey

2016.07.44. Shamah, Recalling the Covenant

Moshe Shamah, Recalling the Covenant: A Contemporary Commentary on the Five Books of the Torah
Reviewed by Ralph K. Hawkins

2016.07.43. Schmid, Is There Theology in the Hebrew Bible?

Konrad Schmid, Is There Theology in the Hebrew Bible?
Reviewed by John J. Collins

2016.07.42. Rabens, The Holy Spirit and Ethics in Paul

Volker Rabens, The Holy Spirit and Ethics in Paul: Transformation and Empowering for Religious-Ethical Life
Reviewed by Kenneth D. Litwak

2016.07.41. Nanos and Zetterholm, Paul within Judaism

Mark D. Nanos and Magnus Zetterholm, eds., Paul within Judaism: Restoring the First-Century Context to the Apostle
Reviewed by A. Chadwick Thornhill

2016.07.40. Mein, Holt, Kim, Concerning the Nations

Andrew Mein, Else K. Holt, Hyun Chul Paul Kim, eds., Concerning the Nations: Essays on the Oracles against the Nations in Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel
Reviewed by J. Michael Thigpen

2016.07.39. Mathews, Melchizedek’s Alternative Priestly Order

Joshua G. Mathews, Melchizedek’s Alternative Priestly Order: A Compositional Analysis of Genesis 14:18–20 and Its Echoes throughout the Tanak
Reviewed by Bill T. Arnold

2016.07.38. Legrand and Joosten, The Targums in the Light of Traditions of the Second Temple Period

Thierry Legrand and Jan Joosten, eds., The Targums in the Light of Traditions of the Second Temple Period
Reviewed by Simon Lasair

2016.07.37. Klumbies and du Toit, Paulus—Werk und Wirkung

Paul-Gerhard Klumbies and David S. du Toit, eds., Paulus—Werk und Wirkung: Festschrift für Andreas Lindemann zum 70. Geburtstag
Reviewed by M. Eugene Boring

2016.07.36. Johnstone, Exodus 1–19

William Johnstone, Exodus 1–19
Reviewed by George G. Nicol