2019.07.36. Undheim, Borderline Virginities

Sissel Undheim, Borderline Virginities: Sacred and Secular Virgins in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Susan E. Hylen

2019.07.35. Scarlata, The Abiding Presence

Mark Scarlata, The Abiding Presence: A Theological Commentary on Exodus
Reviewed by Justin Young

2019.07.34. Safrai, Seeking Out the Land

Ze’ev Safrai, Seeking Out the Land: Land of Israel Traditions in Ancient Jewish, Christian and Samaritan Literature (200 BCE–400 CE)
Reviewed by Benjamin D. Gordon

2019.07.33. Russaw, Daughters in the Hebrew Bible

Kimberly D. Russaw, Daughters in the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Laura Quick

2019.07.32. Robinson, Jude on the Attack

Alexandra Robinson, Jude on the Attack: A Comparative Analysis of the Epistle of Jude, Jewish Judgement Oracles, and Greco-Roman Invective
Reviewed by Peter H. Davids

2019.07.31. Neville, The Vehement Jesus

David J. Neville, The Vehement Jesus: Grappling with Troubling Gospel Texts
Reviewed by Hector Avalos

2019.07.30. McLaughlin, An Introduction to Israel’s Wisdom Traditions

John L. McLaughlin, An Introduction to Israel’s Wisdom Traditions
Reviewed by David Penchansky

2019.07.29. Matassa, Invention of the First-Century Synagogue

Lidia D. Matassa, Invention of the First-Century Synagogue
Reviewed by Chad Spigel

2019.07.28. London, Ancient Cookware from the Levant

Gloria London, Ancient Cookware from the Levant: An Ethnoarchaeological Perspective
Reviewed by Ralph K. Hawkins

2019.07.27. Jones, Reading Ruth in the Restoration Period

Edward Allen Jones III, Reading Ruth in the Restoration Period: A Call for Inclusion
Reviewed by Brandon R. Grafius

2019.07.26. Goldingay, Reading Jesus’s Bible

John Goldingay, Reading Jesus’s Bible: How the New Testament Helps Us Understand the Old Testament
Reviewed by Nathan Bills

2019.07.25. Glazebrook and Tsakirgis, Houses of Ill Repute

Allison Glazebrook and Barbara Tsakirgis, eds., Houses of Ill Repute: The Archaeology of Brothels, Houses, and Taverns in the Greek World
Reviewed by Allen Kerkeslager

2019.07.24. Wilk and Öhler, Paulinische Schriftrezeption

Florian Wilk and Markus Öhler, eds., Paulinische Schriftrezeption: Grundlagen – Auspragungen – Wirkungen – Wertungen
Reviewed by Steven Edward Harris

2019.07.23. Weidner, Strategien zur Leidbewältigung im 2. Korintherbrief

Eric Weidner, Strategien zur Leidbewältigung im 2. Korintherbrief
Reviewed by Gudrun Nassauer

2019.07.22. Ovadiah and Pierri, Elijah’s Cave on Mount Carmel and Its Inscriptions

Asher Ovadiah and Rosario Pierri, Elijah’s Cave on Mount Carmel and Its Inscriptions
Reviewed by Christopher Ryan Jones

2019.07.21. Mirguet, An Early History of Compassion

Françoise Mirguet, An Early History of Compassion: Emotion and Imagination in Hellenistic Judaism
Reviewed by Tyler Smith

2019.07.20. Meynet, Le Psautier

Roland Meynet, Le Psautier: Premier Livre (Ps 1–41)
Reviewed by Marc Girard

2019.07.19. Keown, Jesus in a World of Colliding Empires

Mark J. Keown, Jesus in a World of Colliding Empires: Mark’s Jesus from the Perspective of Power and Expectations
Reviewed by Adam Winn

2019.07.18. Hübler and Niehr, Sprachen in Palastina im 2. und 1. Jahrtausend v. Chr.

Ulrich Hübler and Herbert Niehr, eds., Sprachen in Palastina im 2. und 1. Jahrtausend v. Chr.: Kolloquium des Deutschen Vereins zur Erforschung Palastinas, 02.–04.11.2012, Mainz
Reviewed by Dennis Pardee

2019.07.17. Houck-Loomis, History through Trauma

Tiffany Houck-Loomis, History through Trauma: History and Counter-history in the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Elizabeth Boase

2019.07.16. Frahm, A Companion to Assyria

Eckhart Frahm, ed., A Companion to Assyria
Reviewed by Yoram Cohen

2019.07.15. Church, Hebrews and the Temple

Philip Church, Hebrews and the Temple: Attitudes to the Temple in Second Temple Judaism and in Hebrews
Reviewed by Max Botner

2019.07.14. Boer and Petterson, Time of Troubles

Roland Boer and Christina Petterson, Time of Troubles: A New Economic Framework for Early Christianity
Reviewed by Mark A. Matson

2019.07.13. Baillie, Facing the Fiend

Eva Marta Baillie, Facing the Fiend: Satan as a Literary Character
Reviewed by Bert Bert Jan Lietaert

2019.07.12. Wikander, Unburning Fame

Ola Wikander, Unburning Fame: Horses, Dragons, Beings of Smoke, and Other Indo-European Motifs in Ugarit and the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Joanna Töyräänvuori

2019.07.11. Walsh and Elliott, Biblical Theology

Carey Walsh and Mark W. Elliott, eds., Biblical Theology: Past, Present, and Future
Reviewed by David S. Ritsema

2019.07.10. Tomes, Interpreting the Text

Roger Tomes; Walter J. Houston and Adrian H. W. Curtis, eds., Interpreting the Text: Essays on the Old Testament, Its Reception and Its Study
Reviewed by Jeffrey G. Audirsch

2019.07.09. Ro, Poverty, Law, and Divine Justice in Persian and Hellenistic Judah

Johannes Unsok Ro, Poverty, Law, and Divine Justice in Persian and Hellenistic Judah
Reviewed by Brandon R. Grafius

2019.07.08. Nelligan, The Quest for Mark’s Sources

Thomas P. Nelligan, The Quest for Mark’s Sources: An Exploration of the Case for Mark’s Use of First Corinthians
Reviewed by Jin Hwan Lee

2019.07.07. Luke, Ushering in a New Republic

Trevor S. Luke, Ushering in a New Republic: Theologies of Arrival at Rome in the First Century BCE
Reviewed by Patrick Stange

2019.07.06. Halabé, Hinneh: Biblical Hebrew the Practical Way

Rahel Halabé, Hinneh: Biblical Hebrew the Practical Way
Reviewed by Michael Graves

2019.07.05. Gründstäudl, Poplutz, and Nicklas, Der zweite Petrusbrief und das Neue Testament

Wolfgang Gründstäudl, Uta Poplutz, and Tobias Nicklas, eds., Der zweite Petrusbrief und das Neue Testament
Reviewed by Terrance Callan

2019.07.04. Gordley, New Testament Christological Hymns

Matthew E. Gordley, New Testament Christological Hymns: Exploring Texts, Contexts, and Significance
Reviewed by Chris Kugler

2019.07.03. Barth, The Epistle to the Ephesians

Karl Barth; R. David Nelson, ed., The Epistle to the Ephesians
Reviewed by Eric Covington

2019.07.02. Aitken and Marlow, The City in the Hebrew Bible

James K. Aitken and Hilary F. Marlow, eds., The City in the Hebrew Bible: Critical, Literary, and Exegetical Approaches
Reviewed by Victor H. Matthews

2019.07.01. Adelman, The Female Ruse

Rachel E. Adelman, The Female Ruse: Women’s Deception and Divine Sanction in the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Diana Abernethy

2019.06.48. Thomas, Habakkuk

Heath A. Thomas, Habakkuk
Reviewed by Jeanette Mathews

2019.06.47. Scholz, The Bible as Political Artifact

Susanne Scholz, The Bible as Political Artifact: On the Feminist Study of the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Laura Quick

2019.06.46. Reinhartz, Cast Out of the Covenant

Adele Reinhartz, Cast Out of the Covenant: Jews and Anti-Judaism in the Gospel of John
Reviewed by Andrew J. Byers

2019.06.45. Lykke, Reign and Religion in Palestine

Anne Lykke, Reign and Religion in Palestine: The Use of Sacred Iconography in Jewish Coinage
Reviewed by Michaël Girardin

2019.06.44. Loader, Jesus in John’s Gospel

William Loader, Jesus in John’s Gospel: Structure and Issues in Johannine Christology
Reviewed by David S. Ritsema

2019.06.43. Kim, “Lengthen Your Tent-Cords”

Brittany Kim, “Lengthen Your Tent-Cords”: The Metaphorical World of Israel’s Household in the Book of Isaiah
Reviewed by Torsten Uhlig

2019.06.42. Kauhanen, Lucifer of Cagliari and the Text of 1–2 Kings

Tuukka Kauhanen, Lucifer of Cagliari and the Text of 1–2 Kings
Reviewed by Leonardo Pessoa da Silva Pinto

2019.06.41. Karaman, Ephesian Women in Greco-Roman and Early Christian Perspective

Elif Hilal Karaman, Ephesian Women in Greco-Roman and Early Christian Perspective
Reviewed by Jill E. Marshall

2019.06.40. Jenks, Paul and His Mortality

R. Gregory Jenks, Paul and His Mortality: Imitating Christ in the Face of Death
Reviewed by Bryan R. Dyer

2019.06.39. Immendörfer, Ephesians and Artemis

Michael Immendörfer, Ephesians and Artemis: The Cult of the Great Goddess of Ephesus as the Epistle’s Context
Reviewed by Susan M. (Elli) Elliott

2019.06.38. Greenberg, Understanding Exodus

Moshe Greenberg; Jeffrey H. Tigay, ed., Understanding Exodus: A Holistic Commentary on Exodus 1–11
Reviewed by Ralph K. Hawkins

2019.06.37. Campbell, Paul: An Apostle’s Journey

Douglas A. Campbell, Paul: An Apostle’s Journey
Reviewed by Dean Furlong

2019.06.36. Winn, Reading Mark’s Christology under Caesar

Adam Winn, Reading Mark’s Christology under Caesar: Jesus the Messiah and Roman Imperial Ideology
Reviewed by Michaël Girardin

2019.06.35. Watts, Understanding the Pentateuch as a Scripture

James W. Watts, Understanding the Pentateuch as a Scripture
Reviewed by Benjamin D. Sommer

2019.06.34. Skinner, A Companion to the New Testament

Matthew L. Skinner, A Companion to the New Testament: Paul and the Pauline Letters
Reviewed by James N. Hoke

2019.06.33. Maston and Reynolds, Anthropology and New Testament Theology

Jason Maston and Benjamin E. Reynolds, eds., Anthropology and New Testament Theology
Reviewed by Jonathan Douglas Hicks

2019.06.32. Liew, Present and Future of Biblical Studies

Tat-siong Benny Liew, ed., Present and Future of Biblical Studies: Celebrating 25 Years of Brill’s Biblical Interpretation
Reviewed by Jione Havea

2019.06.31. Hamori and Stökl, Perchance to Dream

Esther J. Hamori and Jonathan Stökl, eds., Perchance to Dream: Dream Divination in the Bible and the Ancient Near East
Reviewed by John R. L. Moxon

2019.06.30. Gregson, Everything in Common?

Fiona J. R. Gregson, Everything in Common? The Theology and Practice of the Sharing of Possessions in Community in the New Testament
Reviewed by Gordon Zerbe

2019.06.29. Gmirkin, Plato and the Creation of the Hebrew Bible

Russell E. Gmirkin, Plato and the Creation of the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Anthony L. Abell

2019.06.28. DiPalma, Masculinities in the Court Tales of Daniel

Brian Charles DiPalma, Masculinities in the Court Tales of Daniel: Advancing Gender Studies in the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Susan E. Haddox

2019.06.27. Crisler, Reading Romans as Lament

Channing L. Crisler, Reading Romans as Lament: Paul’s Use of Old Testament Lament in His Most Famous Letter
Reviewed by Nicholas A. Elder

2019.06.26. Corzilius, Michas Rätsel

Björn Corzilius, Michas Rätsel: Eine Untersuchung zur Kompositionsgeschichte des Michabuches
Reviewed by Burkard M. Zapff

2019.06.25. Capes, The Divine Christ

David B. Capes, The Divine Christ: Paul, the Lord Jesus, and the Scriptures of Israel
Reviewed by Chris Kugler

2019.06.24. Kiraz, Bali, and Cook, The Syriac Peshitta Bible with English Translation: Numbers

George A. Kiraz and Joseph Bali, eds.; Edward M. Cook, trans., The Syriac Peshitta Bible with English Translation: Numbers
Reviewed by Jerome A. Lund

2019.06.23. Stewart and Thomas, John

Bryan A. Stewart and Michael A. Thomas, eds., John: Interpreted by Early Christian and Medieval Commentators
Reviewed by William M. Wright IV

2019.06.22. Smith, The Meaning of Jesus’ Death

Barry D. Smith, The Meaning of Jesus’ Death: Reviewing the New Testament’s Interpretations
Reviewed by Edmon L. Gallagher

2019.06.21. Scholz, Feminist Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Retrospect I

Susanne Scholz, ed., Feminist Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Retrospect I: Biblical Books
Reviewed by Rachel Adelman

2019.06.20. O’Connor, Genesis 1–25A

Kathleen M. O’Connor, Genesis 1–25A
Reviewed by John Day

2019.06.19. Morales, Christ, Shepherd of the Nations

Jon Morales, Christ, Shepherd of the Nations: The Nations as Narrative Character and Audience in John’s Apocalypse
Reviewed by Brian C. Small

2019.06.18. Levine and Witherington, The Gospel of Luke

Amy-Jill Levine and Ben Witherington III, The Gospel of Luke
Reviewed by Troy M. Troftgruben

2019.06.17. Høgenhaven, Nielsen, and Omerzu, Rewriting and Reception in and of the Bible

Jesper Høgenhaven, Jesper Tang Nielsen, and Heike Omerzu, eds., Rewriting and Reception in and of the Bible
Reviewed by Marc Groenbech-Dam

2019.06.16. Elayi, Sennacherib, King of Assyria

Josette Elayi, Sennacherib, King of Assyria
Reviewed by David Kertai

2019.06.15. Darshan, After the Flood

Guy Darshan, After the Flood: Stories of Origins in the Hebrew Bible and Eastern Mediterranean Literature [Hebrew]
Reviewed by Aryeh Amihay

2019.06.14. Byassee, Psalms 101–150

Jason Byassee, Psalms 101–150
Reviewed by J. Clinton McCann Jr.

2019.06.13. Blanton, A Spiritual Economy

Thomas R. Blanton IV, A Spiritual Economy: Gift Exchange in the Letters of Paul of Tarsus
Reviewed by David E. Briones

2019.06.12. Tucker and Grant, Psalms, Volume 2

W. Dennis Tucker Jr. and Jamie A. Grant, Psalms, Volume 2
Reviewed by Denise Dombkowski Hopkins

2019.06.11. Tucker, Jonah: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text

W. Dennis Tucker Jr., Jonah: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text
Reviewed by Karolien Vermeulen

2019.06.10. Sawyer, Isaiah through the Centuries

John F. A. Sawyer, Isaiah through the Centuries
Reviewed by Marvin A. Sweeney