2016.12.15. Yli-Karjanmaa, Reincarnation in Philo of Alexandria

Sami Yli-Karjanmaa, Reincarnation in Philo of Alexandria
Reviewed by Justin M. Rogers

2016.12.14. Werman, From Author to Copyist

Cana Werman, ed., From Author to Copyist: Essays on the Composition, Redaction, and Transmission of the Hebrew Bible in Honor of Zipi Talshir
Reviewed by Pieter de Vries

2016.12.13. Upson-Saia, Daniel-Hughes, and Batten, Dressing Judeans and Christians in Antiquity

Kristi Upson-Saia, Carly Daniel-Hughes, and Alicia J. Batten, eds., Dressing Judeans and Christians in Antiquity
Reviewed by Janelle Peters

2016.12.12. Scott, BACCHIUS IUDAEUS

James M. Scott, BACCHIUS IUDAEUS: A Denarius Commemorating Pompey’s Victory over Judea
Reviewed by G. Anthony Keddie

2016.12.11. Scheid, The Gods, the State, and the Individual

John Scheid, The Gods, the State, and the Individual: Reflections on Civic Religion in Rome
Reviewed by Jeffrey Brodd

2016.12.10. Provan, Long, and Longman, A Biblical History of Israel

Iain Provan, V. Philips Long, and Tremper Longman III, A Biblical History of Israel
Reviewed by Aren Maeir

2016.12.09. Lundhaug and Jenott, The Monastic Origins of the Nag Hammadi Codices

Hugo Lundhaug and Lance Jenott, The Monastic Origins of the Nag Hammadi Codices
Reviewed by Timothy Pettipiece

2016.12.08. Hakola, Reconsidering Johannine Christianity

Raimo Hakola, Reconsidering Johannine Christianity: A Social Identity Approach
Reviewed by Cornelis Bennema

2016.12.07. Goldstein, Impurity and Gender in the Hebrew Bible

Elizabeth W. Goldstein, Impurity and Gender in the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Thomas Kazen

2016.12.06. Geller and Vacin, Healing Magic and Evil Demons

Markham J. Geller and Ludek Vacin, Healing Magic and Evil Demons: Canonical Udug-hul Incantations
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore

2016.12.05. Dyma, Gulde-Karmann, and Kühn, ‘Der Herr des Himmels möge lang machen seine Tage und seine Jahre’

Oliver Dyma, Stefanie-Ulrike Gulde-Karmann, and Dagmar Kühn, eds., ‘Der Herr des Himmels möge lang machen seine Tage und seine Jahre’: Religionsgeschichtliche Beiträge; Festschrift für Herbert Niehr zum 60. Geburtstag
Reviewed by Markus Witte

2016.12.04. Dennert, John the Baptist and the Jewish Setting of Matthew

Brian C. Dennert, John the Baptist and the Jewish Setting of Matthew
Reviewed by Brian LePort

2016.12.03. Davis, Haggai and Malachi

Stacy Davis, Haggai and Malachi
Reviewed by Hanna Tervanotko

2016.12.02. Blumell and Wayment, Christian Oxyrhynchus

Lincoln Blumell and Thomas Wayment, eds., Christian Oxyrhynchus: Texts, Documents, and Sources
Reviewed by Geoffrey S. Smith

2016.12.01. Beavis and Kim-Cragg, Hebrews

Mary Ann Beavis and HyeRan Kim-Cragg, Hebrews
Reviewed by Bryan J. Whitfield

2016.11.35. Wilson, Making Men

Stephen M. Wilson, Making Men: The Male Coming-of-Age Theme in the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Susan E. Haddox

2016.11.34. Wetter, “On Her Account”

Anne-Mareike Wetter, “On Her Account”: Reconfiguring Israel in Ruth, Esther, and Judith
Reviewed by Bradley Embry

2016.11.33. Weippert, Götterwort in Menschenmund

Manfred Weippert, Götterwort in Menschenmund: Studien zur Prophetie in Assyrien, Israel und Juda
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore

2016.11.32. Schedtler, A Heavenly Chorus

Justin Jeffcoat Schedtler, A Heavenly Chorus
Reviewed by Martin Karrer

2016.11.31. Rosenblum, Vuong, and DesRosiers, Religious Competition in the Third Century CE

Jordan Rosenblum, Lily Vuong, and Nathaniel DesRosiers, eds., Religious Competition in the Third Century CE: Jews, Christians, and the Greco-Roman World
Reviewed by Judith M. Lieu

2016.11.30. Kilchör, Mosetora und Jahwetora

Benjamin Kilchör, Mosetora und Jahwetora: Das Verhältnis von Deuteronomium 12–26 zu Exodus, Levitikus und Numeri
Reviewed by Thomas Hieke
Reviewed by Pekka Pitkanen

2016.11.29. Gager, Who Made Early Christianity?

John Gager, Who Made Early Christianity? The Jewish Lives of the Apostle Paul
Reviewed by Jin Hwang

2016.11.28. Bates, The Birth of the Trinity

Matthew W. Bates, The Birth of the Trinity: Jesus, God, and Spirit in New Testament and Early Christian Interpretations of the Old Testament
Reviewed by James F. McGrath

2016.11.27. Bateman, Darrell L. Bock, and Gordon H. Johnston, Jesus the Messiah

Herbert W. Bateman IV, Darrell L. Bock, and Gordon H. Johnston, Jesus the Messiah: Tracing the Promises, Expectations, and Coming of Israel’s King
Reviewed by David S. Ritsema

2016.11.26. Porter, John, His Gospel, and Jesus

Stanley E. Porter, John, His Gospel, and Jesus: In Pursuit of the Johannine Voice
Reviewed by Cornelis Bennema


2016.11.25. Ramelli, Evagrius’s Kephalaia Gnostika

Ilaria L. E. Ramelli, Evagrius’s Kephalaia Gnostika: A New Translation of the Unreformed Text from the Syriac
Reviewed by Timothy Pettipiece

2016.11.24. Mowinckel, Psalm Studies

Sigmund Mowinckel, Psalm Studies
Reviewed by Phil J. Botha
Reviewed by Ralph K. Hawkins

2016.11.23. Klangwisan, Earthing the Cosmic Queen

Yael Klangwisan, Earthing the Cosmic Queen: Relevance Theory and the Song of Songs
Reviewed by Dianne Bergant

2016.11.22. Heil, The Book of Revelation

John Paul Heil, The Book of Revelation: Worship for Life in the Spirit of Prophecy
Reviewed by Russell Morton

2016.11.21. Fowl, Ephesians

Stephen E. Fowl, Ephesians: Being a Christian at Home and in the Cosmos
Reviewed by Julia Lambert Fogg

2016.11.20. Fink, Benjamin Whorf, die Sumerer und der Einfluss der Sprache auf das Denken

Sebastian Fink, Benjamin Whorf, die Sumerer und der Einfluss der Sprache auf das Denken
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore

2016.11.19. Birk, Depicting the Dead

Stine Birk, Depicting the Dead: Self-Representation and Commemoration on Roman Sarcophagi with Portraits
Reviewed by Eric C. Smith

2016.11.18. Aitken, T&T Clark Companion to the Septuagint

James K. Aitken, ed., T&T Clark Companion to the Septuagint
Reviewed by Siegfried Kreuzer

2016.11.17. Sasson, From the Mari Archives

Jack M. Sasson, From the Mari Archives: An Anthology of Old Babylonian Letters
Reviewed by Amanda H. Podany

2016.11.16. Roberts, First Isaiah

J. J. M. Roberts, First Isaiah
Reviewed by Marvin A. Sweeney
Reviewed by H. G. M. Williamson

2016.11.15. Richler, Guide to Hebrew Manuscript Collections

Benjamin Richler, Guide to Hebrew Manuscript Collections
Reviewed by Christopher Dost

2016.11.14. Marks and Taussig, Meals in Early Judaism

Susan Marks and Hal Taussig, eds., Meals in Early Judaism: Social Formation at the Table
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2016.11.13. Kierspel, Charts on the Life and Letters of Paul

Lars Kierspel, Charts on the Life and Letters of Paul
Reviewed by Corneliu Constantineanu

2016.11.12. Fulton, Reconsidering Nehemiah’s Judah

Deirdre N. Fulton, Reconsidering Nehemiah’s Judah: The Case of MT and LXX Nehemia 11–12
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

2016.11.11. Fernández Marcos et al., La Biblia griega Septuaginta 3: Libros poéticos y sapienciales

Natalio Fernández Marcos, M. Victoria Spottorno Díaz-Caro,  Jose Manuel Cañas Reillo, Mercedes López Salvá, Inmaculada Delgado Jara, Antonio Piñero Sáenz, and Lorena Miralles Maciá, trans., La Biblia griega Septuaginta 3: Libros poéticos y sapienciales
Reviewed by Thomas J. Kraus

2016.11.10. Brawley, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics

Robert L. Brawley, ed., The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics
Reviewed by Volker Rabens

2016.11.09. Anderson, Monotheism and Yahweh’s Appropriation of Baal

James S. Anderson, Monotheism and Yahweh’s Appropriation of Baal
Reviewed by Steve Wiggins

2016.11.08. Shellberg, Cleansed Lepers, Cleansed Hearts

Pamela Shellberg, Cleansed Lepers, Cleansed Hearts: Purity and Healing in Luke-Acts
Reviewed by Kindalee Pfremmer De Long
Reviewed by Sharon Jacob


2016.11.07. Pioske, David’s Jerusalem

Daniel D. Pioske, David’s Jerusalem: Between Memory and History
Reviewed by Kyle H. Keimer

2016.11.06. Moro, I sandali di Mosè

Caterina Moro, I sandali di Mosè: Storia di una tradizione ebraica
Reviewed by Andrea Ravasco

2016.11.05. Linke, Das Charisma der Könige

Julia Linke, Das Charisma der Könige: Zur Konzeption des altorientalischen Königtums im Hinblick auf Urartu
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore

2016.11.04. Hagenow, Heilige Gemeinde – Sündige Christen

Stephan Hagenow, Heilige Gemeinde – Sündige Christen: Zum Umgang mit postkonversionaler Sünde bei Paulus und in weiteren Texten des Urchristentums
Reviewed by Lars Kierspel

2016.11.03. Finkel and Taylor, Cuneiform

Irving Finkel and Jonathan Taylor, Cuneiform: Ancient Scripts
Reviewed by John L. Ellison

2016.11.02. England and Lyons, Reception History and Biblical Studies

Emma England and William John Lyons, eds., Reception History and Biblical Studies: Theory and Practice
Reviewed by C. L. Seow

2016.11.01. Blanton, A Materialism for the Masses

Ward Blanton, A Materialism for the Masses: Saint Paul and the Philosophy of Undying Life
Reviewed by Steven J. Kraftchick
Reviewed by Joseph A. Marchal

2016.10.40. Sivertsev, Judaism and Imperial Ideology in Late Antiquity

Alexei M. Sivertsev, Judaism and Imperial Ideology in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Adam Marshak

2016.10.39. Römer, Dark God

Thomas Römer, Dark God: Cruelty, Sex, and Violence in the Old Testament
Reviewed by John E. Anderson

2016.10.38. Muraoka, A Biblical Aramaic Reader

Takamitsu Muraoka, A Biblical Aramaic Reader: With an Outline Grammar
Reviewed by Jordan M. Scheetz

2016.10.37. Miller, Corinthian Democracy

Anna C. Miller, Corinthian Democracy: Democratic Discourse in 1 Corinthians
Reviewed by Joseph A. Marchal

2016.10.36. Lunn, The Original Ending of Mark

Nicholas P. Lunn, The Original Ending of Mark: A New Case for the Authenticity of Mark 16:9–20
Reviewed by Elizabeth E. Shively

2016.10.35. Lieu, Marcion and the Making of a Heretic

Judith Lieu, Marcion and the Making of a Heretic: God and Scripture in the Second Century
Reviewed by Dylan M. Burns

2016.10.34. Klangwisan, Jouissance

Yael Cameron Klangwisan, Jouissance: A Cixousian Encounter with the Song of Songs
Reviewed by Rhiannon Graybill

2016.10.33. Irsigler, “Denk an deinen Schöpfer”

Hubert Irsigler, “Denk an deinen Schöpfer”: Studien zum Verständnis von Gott, Mensch und Volk im Alten Testament
Reviewed by Judith Gärtner

2016.10.32. Campbell, Framing Paul

Douglas A. Campbell, Framing Paul: An Epistolary Biography
Reviewed by Matthew V. Novenson

2016.10.31. Bundvad, Time in the Book of Ecclesiastes

Mette Bundvad, Time in the Book of Ecclesiastes
Reviewed by Doug Ingram

2016.10.30. Sommer, Revelation and Authority

Benjamin D. Sommer, Revelation and Authority: Sinai in Jewish Scripture and Tradition
Reviewed by Paul Sanders

2016.10.29. Scheck, St. Jerome: Commentary on Isaiah

Thomas Scheck, trans., St. Jerome: Commentary on Isaiah: Including St. Jerome’s Translation of Origen’s Homilies 1–9 on Isaiah
Reviewed by Ronald E. Heine

2016.10.28. Ringleben, Das philosophische Evangelium

Joachim Ringleben, Das philosophische Evangelium: Theologische Auslegung des Johannesevangeliums im Horizont des Sprachdenkens
Reviewed by Lars Kierspel

2016.10.27. Read-Heimerdinger and Rius-Camps A Gospel Synopsis of the Greek Text of Matthew, Mark and Luke

Jenny Read-Heimerdinger and Josep Rius-Camps, eds., A Gospel Synopsis of the Greek Text of Matthew, Mark and Luke: A Comparison of Codex Bezae and Codex Vaticanus
Reviewed by Ronald van Der Bergh

2016.10.26. Peleg, Going Up and Going Down

Yitzhak Peleg, Going Up and Going Down: A Key to Interpreting Jacob’s Dream (Gen 28.10–22)
Reviewed by Karolien Vermeulen

2016.10.25. Moses, Practices of Power

Robert Ewusie Moses, Practices of Power: Revisiting the Principalities and Powers in the Pauline Letters
Reviewed by Maria Karyakina

2016.10.24. Jördens, Ägyptische Magie und ihre Umwelt

Andrea Jördens, Ägyptische Magie und ihre Umwelt
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore

2016.10.23. Goulet-Cazé, Cynicisme et christianisme dans l’Antiquité

Marie-Odile Goulet-Cazé, Cynicisme et christianisme dans l’Antiquité
Reviewed by John Cook

2016.10.22. Ehrman, Forgery and Counterforgery

Bart D. Ehrman, Forgery and Counterforgery: The Use of Literary Deceit in Early Christian Polemics
Reviewed by J. Samuel Subramanian
Reviewed by Trevor W. Thompson

2016.10.21. Duff, Moses in Corinth

Paul B. Duff, Moses in Corinth: The Apologetic Context of 2 Corinthians 3
Reviewed by Ryan S. Schellenberg

2016.10.20. Conway-Jones, Gregory of Nyssa’s Tabernacle Imagery in Its Jewish and Christian Contexts

Ann Conway-Jones, Gregory of Nyssa’s Tabernacle Imagery in Its Jewish and Christian Contexts
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2016.10.19. Boxall, Discovering Matthew

Ian Boxall, Discovering Matthew: Content, Interpretation, Reception
Reviewed by Jeannine K. Brown

2016.10.18. Attard and Pavan, “Canterò in eterno le misericordie del Signore”

Stefan Attard and Marco Pavan, eds., “Canterò in eterno le misericordie del Signore” (Sal 89,2): Studi in onore del prof. Gianni Barbiero in occasione del suo settantesimo compleanno
Reviewed by Tobias Häner

2016.10.17. Albert and Penna, The Old Testament in Syriac … Ezra and Nehemiah, 1–2 Maccabees

M. Albert and A. Penna, eds., The Old Testament in Syriac according to the Peshiṭta Version: Part IV Fasc. 4. Ezra and Nehemiah, 1–2 Maccabees
Reviewed by Jerome A. Lund
Reviewed by Peter J. Williams

2016.10.16. Adam and Tongue, Looking through a Glass Bible

A. K. M. Adam and Samuel Tongue, eds., Looking through a Glass Bible: Postdisciplinary Biblical Interpretations from the Glasgow School
Reviewed by Gerrie Snyman