2017.12.19. von Wahlde, Gnosticism, Docetism, and the Judaisms of the First Century

Urban von Wahlde, Gnosticism, Docetism, and the Judaisms of the First Century: The Search for the Wider Context of the Johannine Literature and Why It Matters
Reviewed by by Jan G. van der Watt

2017.12.18. Stone, Singing Moses’ Song

Keith A. Stone, Singing Moses’ Song: A Performance-Critical Analysis of Deuteronomy’s Song of Moses
Reviewed by by Don C. Benjamin

2017.12.17. Porter and Pitts, Fundamentals of New Testament Textual Criticism

Stanley E. Porter and Andrew W. Pitts, Fundamentals of New Testament Textual Criticism
Reviewed by by S. Matthew Solomon

2017.12.16. Navarro Puerto and Perroni, Gospels: Narrative and History

Mercedes Navarro Puerto and Marinella Perroni, eds., Gospels: Narrative and History
Reviewed by by Glenna S. Jackson

2017.12.15. Gregerman, Building on the Ruins of the Temple

Adam Gregerman, Building on the Ruins of the Temple
Reviewed by by Daniel M. Gurtner

2017.12.14. Green, David’s Capacity for Compassion

Barbara Green, David’s Capacity for Compassion: A Literary-Hermeneutical Study of 1–2 Samuel
Reviewed by by Marvin A. Sweeney

2017.12.13. Gibson, Covenant Continuity and Fidelity

Jonathan Gibson, Covenant Continuity and Fidelity: A Study of Inner-Biblical Allusion and Exegesis in Malachi
Reviewed by by Pamela J. Scalise

2017.12.12. deSilva, Galatians: A Handbook on the Greek Text

David A. deSilva, Galatians: A Handbook on the Greek Text
Reviewed by by Richard Manly Adams Jr.

2017.12.11. Black and Cerone, The Pericope of the Adulteress in Contemporary Research

David Alan Black and Jacob N. Cerone, eds., The Pericope of the Adulteress in Contemporary Research
Reviewed by by Zachary J. Cole

2017.12.10. Becker, Porphyrios, ‘Contra Christianos’

Matthias Becker, Porphyrios, ‘Contra Christianos’: Neue Sammlung der Fragmente, Testimonien und Dubia mit Einleitung, Übersetzung und Anmerkungen
Reviewed by by John Granger Cook

2017.12.09. Zolondek, We Have Found the Messiah

Michael Vicko Zolondek, We Have Found the Messiah: How the Disciples Help Us Answer the Davidic Messianic Question
Reviewed by David S. Ritsema

2017.12.08. Porter and Adams, Pillars in the History of Biblical Interpretation

Stanley E. Porter and Sean A. Adams, eds., Pillars in the History of Biblical Interpretation, volume 1: Prevailing Methods before 1980; volume 2: Prevailing Methods after 1980
Volume 1 reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow
Volumes 1 and 2 reviewed by Thomas H. Olbricht

2017.12.07. Peterson, John’s Use of Ezekiel

Brian Neil Peterson, John’s Use of Ezekiel: Understanding the Unique Perspective of the Fourth Gospel
Reviewed by William Rogan

2017.12.06. McConville, Being Human in God’s World

J. Gordon McConville, Being Human in God’s World: An Old Testament Theology of Humanity
Reviewed by Andrea Saner

2017.12.05. Hakola, Jokiranta, and Byrskog, Social Memory and Social Identity in the Study of Early Judaism and Early Christianity

Raimo Hakola, Jutta Maria Jokiranta, and Samuel Byrskog, eds., Social Memory and Social Identity in the Study of Early Judaism and Early Christianity
Reviewed by Jonathan Draper

2017.12.04. Garrett, A Commentary on Exodus

Duane A. Garrett, A Commentary on Exodus
Reviewed by Pieter de Vries

2017.12.03. Espak, The God Enki in Sumerian Royal Ideology and Mythology

Peeter Espak, The God Enki in Sumerian Royal Ideology and Mythology
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore

2017.12.02. Elliott, Beware the Evil Eye 3

John H. Elliott, Beware the Evil Eye: The Evil Eye in the Bible and the Ancient World, volume 3: The Bible and Related Sources
Reviewed by Nicole Tilford

2017.12.01. Bock, Mark

Darrell Bock, Mark
Reviewed by Earl S. Johnson Jr.

2017.11.18. Schoberg, Perspectives of Jesus in the Writings of Paul

Gerry Schoberg, Perspectives of Jesus in the Writings of Paul: A Historical Examination of Shared Core Commitments with a View to Determining the Extent of Paul’s Dependence on Jesus
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Cockrell

2017.11.17. Patterson, Keeping the Feast

Jane Lancaster Patterson, Keeping the Feast: Metaphors of Sacrifice in 1 Corinthians and Philippians
Reviewed by Kenneth Schenck

2017.11.16. Mills, Jeremiah

Mary E. Mills, Jeremiah: Prophecy in a Time of Crisis
Reviewed by Leslie C. Allen

2017.11.15. Kaminsky and Lohr, The Hebrew Bible for Beginners

Joel S. Kaminsky and Joel N. Lohr, The Hebrew Bible for Beginners: A Jewish and Christian Introduction
Reviewed by Valeriy A. Alikin
Reviewed by William L. Lyons

2017.11.14. Geiger, Poser, and Voß, Visionen im Dialog

Michaela Geiger, Ruth Poser, and Charlotte Voß, eds., Visionen im Dialog: Der Schluss des Amosbuches (Am 7–9)
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

2017.11.13. Fox, A Message from the Great King

R. Michael Fox, A Message from the Great King: Reading Malachi in Light of Ancient Persian Royal Messenger Texts from the Time of Xerxes
Reviewed by Aaron Schart

2017.11.12. Das, Galatians

A. Andrew Das, Galatians
Reviewed by Nijay Gupta

2017.11.11. Barclay, Pauline Churches and Diaspora Jews

John M. G. Barclay, Pauline Churches and Diaspora Jews
Reviewed by Matthew V. Novenson

2017.11.10. Baasland, Parables and Rhetoric in the Sermon on the Mount

Ernst Baasland, Parables and Rhetoric in the Sermon on the Mount: New Approaches to a Classical Text
Reviewed by Samuel Lamerson

2017.11.09. Yadin-Israel, Scripture and Tradition

Azzan Yadin-Israel, Scripture and Tradition: Rabbi Akiva and the Triumph of Midrash
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2017.11.08. Webster and Holland, Teaching the Bible in the Liberal Arts Classroom, Volume 2

Jane S. Webster and Glenn S. Holland, eds., Teaching the Bible in the Liberal Arts Classroom, Volume 2
Reviewed by John Lanci

2017.11.07. Stovell, ed., Making Sense of Motherhood

Beth M. Stovell, ed., Making Sense of Motherhood: Biblical and Theological Perspectives
Reviewed by L. Juliana Claassens

2017.11.06. McGeough, The Ancient Near East in the Nineteenth Century … III. Fantasy and Alternative Histories

Kevin M. McGeough, The Ancient Near East in the Nineteenth Century: Appreciations and Appropriations: III. Fantasy and Alternative Histories
Reviewed by James Harding

2017.11.05. Harrison and Welborn, The First Urban Churches 2

James R. Harrison and L. L. Welborn, eds., The First Urban Churches 2: Roman Corinth
Reviewed by Richard Last
Reviewed by B. J. Oropeza

2017.11.04. Giles and Doan, The Story of Naomi—The Book of Ruth

Terry Giles and William J. Doan, The Story of Naomi—The Book of Ruth: From Gender to Politics
Reviewed by Christina Landman

2017.11.03. Byun, The Influence of Post-biblical Hebrew and Aramaic on the Translator of Septuagint Isaiah

Seulgi L. Byun, The Influence of Post-biblical Hebrew and Aramaic on the Translator of Septuagint Isaiah
Reviewed by Arie van der Kooij

2017.11.02. Bird, An Anomalous Jew

Michael F. Bird, An Anomalous Jew: Paul among Jews, Greeks, and Romans
Reviewed by Mark Harding

2017.11.01. Avioz, Josephus’ Interpretation of the Books of Samuel

Michael Avioz, Josephus’ Interpretation of the Books of Samuel
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2017.10.35. Smith, Strangers to Family

Shively T. J. Smith, Strangers to Family: Diaspora and 1 Peter’s Invention of God’s Household
Reviewed by Andrew Mbuvi

2017.10.34. Rice, Behold, Your House Is Left to You

Peter H. Rice, Behold, Your House Is Left to You: The Theological and Narrative Place of the Jerusalem Temple in Luke’s Gospel
Reviewed by Bart J. Koet

2017.10.33. Pouchelle, Dieu éducateur

Patrick Pouchelle, Dieu éducateur: Une novelle approche d’un concept de la théologie biblique entre Bible Hébraïque, Septante et littérature grecque classique
Reviewed by Philippe Guillaume

2017.10.32. Miller, At the Intersection of Texts and Material Finds

Stuart S. Miller, At the Intersection of Texts and Material Finds: Stepped Pools, Stone Vessels, and Ritual Purity among the Jews of Roman Galilee
Reviewed by Matthew J. Grey

2017.10.31. McIver, Mainstream or Marginal?

Robert K. McIver, Mainstream or Marginal? The Matthean Community in Early Christianity
Reviewed by Susana de Sola Funsten

2017.10.30. Humble, A Divine Round Trip

Susan Elizabeth Humble, A Divine Round Trip: The Literary and Christological Function of the Descent/Ascent Leitmotif in the Gospel of John
Reviewed by William Loader

2017.10.29. Doak, Phoenician Aniconism in Its Mediterranean and Ancient Near Eastern Contexts

Brian R. Doak, Phoenician Aniconism in Its Mediterranean and Ancient Near Eastern Contexts
Reviewed by Christopher B. Hays
Reviewed by Michael B. Hundley

2017.10.28. Carvalho, Reading Jeremiah

Corrine Carvalho, Reading Jeremiah: A Literary and Theological Commentary
Reviewed by Marvin A. Sweeney

2017.10.27. Adams, The Genre of Acts and Collected Biography

Sean Adams, The Genre of Acts and Collected Biography
Reviewed by Brian C. Small

2017.10.26. Verbrugge and Krell, Paul and Money

Verlyn D. Verbrugge and Keith R. Krell, Paul and Money: A Biblical and Theological Analysis of the Apostle’s Teachings and Practices
Reviewed by Thomas R. Blanton IV

2017.10.25. Sugirtharajah, Voices from the Margin

R. S. Sugirtharajah, ed., Voices from the Margin: Interpreting the Bible in the Third World, 25th Anniversary Edition
Reviewed by Nāsili Vaka’uta

2017.10.24. Rogland, Haggai and Zechariah 1–8

Max Rogland, Haggai and Zechariah 1–8: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text
Reviewed by Al Wolters

2017.10.23. 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 Jonathan Douglas Hicks

2017.10.22. Pavan, “He Remembered That They Were but Flesh”

Marco Pavan, “He Remembered That They Were but Flesh, a Breath That Passes and Does Not Return”: The Theme of Memory and Forgetting in the Third Book of the Psalter
Reviewed by Stephen Breck Reid

2017.10.21. Moț, Morphological and Syntactical Irregularities in the Book of Revelation

Laurențiu Moț, Morphological and Syntactical Irregularities in the Book of Revelation: A Greek Hypothesis
Reviewed by Juan Hernandez Jr.

2017.10.20. Gottwald, Social Justice and the Hebrew Bible: Volume 1

Norman K. Gottwald, Social Justice and the Hebrew Bible: Volume 1
Reviewed by Gerald O. West

2017.10.19. Gorman, The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant

Michael J. Gorman, The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not So) New Model of the Atonement
Reviewed by David S. Ritsema

2017.10.18. Forbes and Harrower, Raised from Obscurity

Greg Forbes and Scott Harrower, Raised from Obscurity: A Narratival and Theological Study of the Characterization of Women in Luke-Acts
Reviewed by Jennifer S. Wyant

2017.10.17. Dell, Job: Where Shall Wisdom Be Found?

Katharine J. Dell, Job: Where Shall Wisdom Be Found?
Reviewed by Philippe Guillaume

2017.10.16. Smith, Foucault’s Heterotopia in Christian Catacombs

Eric C. Smith, Foucault’s Heterotopia in Christian Catacombs: Constructing Spaces and Symbols in Ancient Rome
Reviewed by Valérie Nicolet

2017.10.15. Miller, Performances of Ancient Jewish Letters

Marvin Lloyd Miller, Performances of Ancient Jewish Letters: From Elephantine to MMT
Reviewed by Jason M. Silverman

2017.10.14. Litwa, Refutation of All Heresies

M. David Litwa, Refutation of All Heresies
Reviewed by Simon Gathercole

2017.10.13. Klawans, Josephus and the Theologies of Ancient Judaism

Jonathan Klawans, Josephus and the Theologies of Ancient Judaism
Reviewed by Phillip Michael Sherman

2017.10.12. Hoffmeier, Millard, and Rendsburg, “Did I Not Bring Israel Out of Egypt?”

James K. Hoffmeier, Alan R. Millard, and Gary A. Rendsburg, eds., “Did I Not Bring Israel Out of Egypt?”: Biblical, Archaeological, and Egyptological Perspectives on the Exodus Narratives
Reviewed by Pieter de Vries

2017.10.11. Blumenthal, Gott im Markusevangelium

Christian Blumenthal, Gott im Markusevangelium: Wort und Gegenwart Gottes bei Markus
Reviewed by Steffen Jöris

2017.10.10. Works, The Church in the Wilderness

Carla Swafford Works, The Church in the Wilderness: Paul’s Use of Exodus Traditions in 1 Corinthians
Reviewed by Glenn Snyder

2017.10.09. Schüssler Fiorenza, 1 Peter

Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, 1 Peter: Reading against the Grain
Reviewed by Andrew Mbuvi

2017.10.08. Robbins, von Thaden, and Bruehler, Foundations for Sociorhetorical Exploration

Vernon K. Robbins, Robert H. von Thaden Jr., and Bart B. Bruehler, eds., Foundations for Sociorhetorical Exploration: A Rhetoric of Religious Antiquity Reader
Reviewed by Greg Carey

2017.10.07. Mroczek, The Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity

Eva Mroczek, The Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity
Reviewed by Matthew V. Novenson

2017.10.06. McDonald, The Story of Jesus in History and Faith

Lee Martin McDonald, The Story of Jesus in History and Faith: An Introduction
Reviewed by Matthew C. Baldwin

2017.10.05. Kratz, The Prophets of Israel

Reinhard G. Kratz, The Prophets of Israel
Reviewed by Nathan Mastnjak

2017.10.04. Harland, Greco-Roman Associations 2

Philip Harland, ed., Greco-Roman Associations: Texts, Translations, and Commentary: II. North Coast of the Black Sea, Asia Minor
Reviewed by D. Clint Burnett

2017.10.03. Grundeken and Verheyden, Early Christian Communities between Ideal and Reality

Mark Grundeken and Joseph Verheyden, eds., Early Christian Communities between Ideal and Reality
Reviewed by Matthijs den Dulk

2017.10.02. Finlay and Yarchin, The Genre of Biblical Commentary

Timothy D. Finlay and William Yarchin, eds., The Genre of Biblical Commentary: Essays in Honor of John E. Hartley on the Occasion of His 75th Birthday
Reviewed by Jeremy Schipper

2017.10.01. Brett, Political Trauma and Healing

Mark G. Brett, Political Trauma and Healing: Biblical Ethics for a Postcolonial World
Reviewed by Mark R. Glanville

2017.09.29. Ross, A Commentary on the Psalms: Volume 3 (90–150)

Allen P. Ross, A Commentary on the Psalms: Volume 3 (90–150)
Reviewed by J. Clinton McCann Jr.

2017.09.28. Porter and Dyer, The Synoptic Problem

Stanley E. Porter and Bryan R. Dyer, eds., The Synoptic Problem: Four Views
Reviewed by Robert K. MacEwen

2017.09.27. Müller and Nielsen, Luke’s Literary Creativity

Mogens Müller and Jesper Tang Nielsen, eds., Luke’s Literary Creativity
Reviewed by Nils Neumann

2017.09.26. Jeremias, Theologie des Alten Testaments

Jörg Jeremias, Theologie des Alten Testaments
Reviewed by Jordan M. Scheetz

2017.09.25. Jarick, SOTS at 100

John Jarick, ed., SOTS at 100: Centennial Essays of the Society for Old Testament Study
Reviewed by Corrine Carvalho

2017.09.24. Hendel, Steps to a New Edition of the Hebrew Bible

Ronald Hendel, Steps to a New Edition of the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Arie van der Kooij

2017.09.23. Grabbe, 1 and 2 Kings

Lester L. Grabbe, 1 and 2 Kings: History and Story in Ancient Israel
Reviewed by Steven L. McKenzie

2017.09.22. Crowder, When Momma Speaks

Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder, When Momma Speaks: The Bible and Motherhood from a Womanist Perspective
Reviewed by Kimberly Russaw

2017.09.21. Conway, Sex and Slaughter in the Tent of Jael

Colleen M. Conway, Sex and Slaughter in the Tent of Jael: A Cultural History of a Biblical Story
Reviewed by Gregory Mobley

2017.09.20. Brookins and Longenecker, 1 Corinthians 10–16

Timothy A. Brookins and Bruce W. Longenecker, 1 Corinthians 10–16: A Handbook on the Greek Text
Reviewed by James D. Romano

2017.09.19. Yamasaki, Insights from Filmmaking for Analyzing Biblical Narrative

Gary Yamasaki, Insights from Filmmaking for Analyzing Biblical Narrative
Reviewed by Steve A. Wiggins

2017.09.18. de Wit and Dyk, Bible and Transformation

Hans de Wit and Janet Dyk, eds., Bible and Transformation: The Promise of Intercultural Bible Reading
Reviewed by Jione Havea

2017.09.17. Maier, Picturing Paul in Empire

Harry O. Maier, Picturing Paul in Empire: Imperial Image, Text and Persuasion in Colossians, Ephesians and the Pastoral Epistles
Reviewed by Torsten Jantsch

2017.09.16. Lyon, Qumran Interpretation of the Genesis Flood

Jeremy D. Lyon, Qumran Interpretation of the Genesis Flood
Reviewed by Jonathan M. Potter

2017.09.15. Kratz, Historical and Biblical Israel

Reinhard G. Kratz, Historical and Biblical Israel: The History, Tradition, and Archives of Israel and Judah
Reviewed by Brad E. Kelle

2017.09.14. Kline, Allusive Soundplay in the Hebrew Bible

Jonathan G. Kline, Allusive Soundplay in the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Thomas P. McCreesh, O.P.

2017.09.13. Harmon and Smith, Studies in the Pauline Epistles

Matthew Harmon and Jay E. Smith, eds., Studies in the Pauline Epistles: Essays in Honor of Douglas J. Moo
Reviewed by H. H. Drake Williams III

2017.09.12. Elm, Sons of Hellenism, Fathers of the Church

Susanna Elm, Sons of Hellenism, Fathers of the Church: Emperor Julian, Gregory of Nazianzus, and the Vision of Rome
Reviewed by Andrew R. Guffey

2017.09.11. Egan, Ecclesiology and the Scriptural Narrative of 1 Peter

Patrick T. Egan, Ecclesiology and the Scriptural Narrative of 1 Peter
Reviewed by Torrey Seland

2017.09.10. Bale, Genre and Narrative Coherence in the Acts of the Apostles

Alan J. Bale, Genre and Narrative Coherence in the Acts of the Apostles
Reviewed by Loveday Alexander

2017.09.09. Xeravits and Porzig, Einführung in die Qumranliteratur

Géza G. Xeravits and Peter Porzig, Einführung in die Qumranliteratur
Reviewed by Pieter B. Hartog

2017.09.08. Taggar-Cohen and Gane, Current Issues in Priestly and Related Literature

Ada Taggar-Cohen and Roy E. Gane, eds., Current Issues in Priestly and Related Literature: The Legacy of Jacob Milgrom and Beyond
Reviewed by Mark Awabdy
Reviewed by Brandon R. Grafius

2017.09.07. Poirier and Peterson, Marcan Priority without Q

John Poirier and Jeffrey Peterson, eds., Marcan Priority without Q: Explorations in the Farrer Hypothesis
Reviewed by David J. Neville

2017.09.06. Litfin, Early Christian Martyr Stories

Bryan M. Litfin, Early Christian Martyr Stories: An Evangelical Introduction with New Translations
Reviewed by Jan Willem van Henten

2017.09.05. Horrell, An Introduction to the Study of Paul

David Horrell, An Introduction to the Study of Paul
Reviewed by Nijay Gupta

2017.09.04. 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 H. H. Drake Williams III

2017.09.03. Chapman and Sweeney, The Cambridge Companion to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament

Stephen B. Chapman and Marvin A. Sweeney, eds., The Cambridge Companion to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
Reviewed by Jeffery M. Leonard

2017.09.02. Assis, Identity in Conflict

Elie Assis, Identity in Conflict: The Struggle between Esau and Jacob, Edom and Israel
Reviewed by George Savran

2017.09.01. Ambrose, Jew among Jews

Kimberly Ambrose, Jew among Jews: Rehabilitating Paul
Reviewed by Michael F. Bird

2017.08.30. Turner, Israel’s Last Prophet

David L. Turner, Israel’s Last Prophet: Jesus and the Jewish Leaders in Matthew 23
Reviewed by Akiva Cohen

2017.08.29. Tiwald, Das Frühjudentum und die Anfänge des Christentums

Markus Tiwald, Das Frühjudentum und die Anfänge des Christentums: Ein Studienbuch
Reviewed by Stephan Witetschek

2017.08.28. Shauf, The Divine in Acts and in Ancient Historiography

Scott Shauf, The Divine in Acts and in Ancient Historiography
Reviewed by Kenneth D. Litwak

2017.08.27. Matty, Sennacherib’s Campaign against Judah and Jerusalem in 701 B.C.

Nazek Khalid Matty, Sennacherib’s Campaign against Judah and Jerusalem in 701 B.C.: A Historical Reconstruction
Reviewed by Ernst Axel Knauf

2017.08.26. Le Donne, A Study Companion to The Bible: An Introduction

Anthony Le Donne, A Study Companion to The Bible: An Introduction
Reviewed by José Gómez Galán

2017.08.25. Laird, Negotiating Power in Ezra-Nehemiah

Donna Laird, Negotiating Power in Ezra-Nehemiah
Reviewed by Bob Becking

2017.08.24. Giffone, ‘Sit At My Right Hand’

Benjamin D. Giffone, ‘Sit At My Right Hand’: The Chronicler’s Portrait of the Tribe of Benjamin in the Social Context of Yehud
Reviewed by Leslie C. Allen

2017.08.23. Garland, A Theology of Mark’s Gospel

David E. Garland, A Theology of Mark’s Gospel: Good News about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God
Reviewed by Stephen C. Barton

2017.08.22. Claassens, Claiming Her Dignity

L. Julianna M. Claassens, Claiming Her Dignity: Female Resistance in the Old Testament
Reviewed by Dora Mbuwayesango

2017.08.21. Armstrong, The Role of the Rule of Faith in the Formation of the New Testament Canon

Jonathan J. Armstrong, The Role of the Rule of Faith in the Formation of the New Testament Canon according to Eusebius of Caesarea
Reviewed by Chris L. de Wet

2017.08.20. Tõniste, The Ending of the Canon

Külli Tõniste, The Ending of the Canon: A Canonical and Intertextual Reading of Revelation 21–22
Reviewed by Darian R. Lockett

2017.08.19. Sneed, Was There a Wisdom Tradition?

Mark R. Sneed, ed., Was There a Wisdom Tradition? New Prospects in Israelite Wisdom Studies
Reviewed by JiSeong Kwon

2017.08.18. Seifrid, The Second Letter to the Corinthians

Mark A. Seifrid, The Second Letter to the Corinthians
Reviewed by James P. Sweeney

2017.08.17. Scholz, Feminist Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Retrospect

Susanne Scholz, ed., Feminist Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Retrospect: Biblical Books
Reviewed by Jan Jaynes Quesada

2017.08.16. Pritula, The Wardā

Anton Pritula, The Wardā: An East Syriac Hymnological Collection: Study and Critical Edition
Reviewed by Robert A. Kitchen

2017.08.15. Mouton, Rites, mythes et prières hittites

Alice Mouton, Rites, mythes et prières hittites
Reviewed by Robert Marineau

2017.08.14. Lee, The Breaking of Bread and the Breaking of Boundaries

Minkyu Lee, The Breaking of Bread and the Breaking of Boundaries: A Study of the Metaphor of Bread in the Gospel of Matthew
Reviewed by Wongi Park

2017.08.13. Kraus and Sommer, Book of Seven Seals

Thomas J. Kraus and Michael Sommer, eds., Book of Seven Seals
Reviewed by Garrick V. Allen

2017.08.12. Downs, Alms

David J. Downs, Alms: Charity, Reward, and Atonement in Early Christianity
Reviewed by Anthony Giambrone

2017.08.11. Dietrich, Samuel (1 Sam 13–26)

Walter Dietrich, Samuel (1 Sam 13–26)
Reviewed by Mark W. Hamilton

2017.08.10. Økland, de Vos, and Wenell, Constructions of Space III

Jorunn Økland, J. Cornelis de Vos, and Karen J. Wenell, eds., Constructions of Space III: Biblical Spatiality and the Sacred
Reviewed by Bart B. Bruehler

2017.08.09. McEntire, A Chorus of Prophetic Voices

Mark McEntire, A Chorus of Prophetic Voices: Introducing the Prophetic Literature of Ancient Israel
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

2017.08.08. Mbuvi, Jude and 2 Peter

Andrew M. Mbuvi, Jude and 2 Peter: A New Covenant Commentary
Reviewed by Darian R. Lockett

2017.08.07. Küchler, Jerusalem

Max Küchler, Jerusalem: Ein Handbuch und Studienreiseführer zur Heiligen Stadt
Reviewed by James F. McGrath

2017.08.06. Isaksson and Persson, Strategies of Clause Linking in Semitic Languages

Bo Isaksson and Maria Persson, eds., Strategies of Clause Linking in Semitic Languages: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Clause Linking in Semitic Languages, Kivik, Sweden, 5–7 August 2012
Reviewed by Benjamin J. Noonan

2017.08.05. Hill, Paul and the Trinity

Wesley Hill, Paul and the Trinity: Persons, Relations, and the Pauline Letters
Reviewed by Edmon L. Gallagher

2017.08.04. Eskola, A Narrative Theology of the New Testament

Timo Eskola, A Narrative Theology of the New Testament: Exploring the Metanarrative of Exile and Restoration
Reviewed by Abson Joseph

2017.08.03. Burns, The Christian Schism in Jewish History and Jewish Memory

Joshua Ezra Burns, The Christian Schism in Jewish History and Jewish Memory
Reviewed by Michael Rosenberg

2017.08.02. Boda, Floyd, and Toffelmire, The Book of the Twelve and the New Form Criticism

Mark J. Boda, Michael H. Floyd, and Colin M. Toffelmire, eds., The Book of the Twelve and the New Form Criticism
Reviewed by Aaron Schart

2017.08.01. Aymer, Kittredge, and Sánchez, Fortress Commentary on the Bible: The New Testament

Margaret Aymer, Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, and David A. Sánchez, eds., Fortress Commentary on the Bible: The New Testament
Reviewed by Jacqueline M. Hidalgo

2017.07.42. Stang, Our Divine Double

Charles M. Stang, Our Divine Double
Reviewed by James F. McGrath

2017.07.41. Skinner, Intrusive God, Disruptive Gospel

Matthew L. Skinner, Intrusive God, Disruptive Gospel: Encountering the Divine in the Book of Acts
Reviewed by Scott Shauf

2017.07.40. Sanders, Paul: The Apostle’s Life, Letters and Thought

E. P. Sanders, Paul: The Apostle’s Life, Letters and Thought
Reviewed by Matthew V. Novenson

2017.07.39. de Regt and Wendland, A Handbook on Numbers

Lenart J. de Regt and Ernst R. Wendland, A Handbook on Numbers
Reviewed by Christian Frevel

2017.07.38. Leuchter and Lamb, The Historical Writings

Mark A. Leuchter  and David T. Lamb, The Historical Writings: Introducing Israel’s Historical Literature
Reviewed by Benjamin J. M. Johnson

2017.07.37. Estes and Sheridan, How John Works

Douglas Estes and Ruth Sheridan, eds., How John Works: Storytelling in the Fourth Gospel
Reviewed by Andrew Byers
Reviewed by R. Alan Culpepper

2017.07.36. Edelman, Fitzpatrick-McKinley, and Guillaume, Religion in the Achaemenid Persian Empire

Diana Edelman, Anne Fitzpatrick-McKinley, and Philippe Guillaume, eds., Religion in the Achaemenid Persian Empire: Emerging Judaisms and Trends
Reviewed by Jenny Rose

2017.07.35. Butts, Language Change in the Wake of Empire

Aaron Michael Butts, Language Change in the Wake of Empire: Syriac in Its Greco-Roman Context
Reviewed by Johann Cook

2017.07.34. Atkinson, A History of the Hasmonean State

Kenneth Atkinson, A History of the Hasmonean State: Josephus and Beyond
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2017.07.33. Wu, Honor, Shame, and Guilt

Daniel Y. Wu, Honor, Shame, and Guilt: Social-Scientific Approaches to the Book of Ezekiel
Reviewed by Tobias Häner

2017.07.32. Phillips, The Samaritan Version of the Book of Numbers with Hebrew Variants

David Lee Phillips, The Samaritan Version of the Book of Numbers with Hebrew Variants: A Close Textual Study
Reviewed by Nathan R. Jastram

2017.07.31. Oakes, Galatians

Peter Oakes, Galatians
Reviewed by Bart J. Koet and Jaap F. van der Meij

2017.07.30. Nguyen, The Bible and Asian Culture

Dinh Anh Nhue Nguyen, ed., The Bible and Asian Culture: Reading the Word of God in Its Cultural Background and in the Vietnamese Context
Reviewed by Jione Havea

2017.07.29. Luckensmeyer and Allen, Studies of Religion and Politics in the Early Christian Centuries

David Luckensmeyer and Pauline Allen, eds., Studies of Religion and Politics in the Early Christian Centuries
Reviewed by Aaron Ricker

2017.07.28. Gruca-Macaulay, Lydia as a Rhetorical Construct in Acts

Alexandra Gruca-Macaulay, Lydia as a Rhetorical Construct in Acts
Reviewed by Marianne Blickenstaff

2017.07.27. Brown, The Days of Creation

Andrew J. Brown, The Days of Creation: A History of Christian Interpretation of Genesis 1:1–2:3
Reviewed by James F. McGrath

2017.07.26. Brotzman and Tully, Old Testament Textual Criticism

Ellis R. Brotzman and Eric J. Tully, Old Testament Textual Criticism: A Practical Introduction
Reviewed by Terry Giles

2017.07.25. Bird, The Gospel of the Lord

Michael F. Bird, The Gospel of the Lord: How the Early Church Wrote the Story of Jesus
Reviewed by Albert Lukaszewski
Reviewed by Youngju Kwon

2017.07.24. Uro, Ritual and Christian Beginnings

Risto Uro, Ritual and Christian Beginnings: A Socio-cognitive Analysis
Reviewed by Maria Karyakina

2017.07.23. Taylor, Jesus and Brian

Joan E. Taylor, ed., Jesus and Brian: Exploring the Historical Jesus and His Times via Monty Python’s Life of Brian
Reviewed by Brian LePort

2017.07.22. Seitz, Colossians

Christopher R. Seitz, Colossians
Reviewed by Devin L. White

2017.07.21. Oropeza, Exploring Second Corinthians

B. J. Oropeza, Exploring Second Corinthians: Death and Life, Hardship and Rivalry
Reviewed by Elliott C. Maloney, OSB
Reviewed by Adam White

2017.07.20. Miller, Between Israelite Religion and Old Testament Theology

Robert D. Miller II, ed., Between Israelite Religion and Old Testament Theology: Essays on Archaeology, History, and Hermeneutics
Reviewed by Ryan P. Bonfiglio

2017.07.19. Lundbom, Jeremiah: Prophet Like Moses

Jack R. Lundbom, Jeremiah: Prophet Like Moses
Reviewed by Samuel Hildebrandt

2017.07.18. Leuenberger, Segen

Martin Leuenberger, ed., Segen
Reviewed by Bob Becking

2017.07.17. Basser and Cohen, The Gospel of Matthew and Judaic Traditions

Herbert W. Basser with Marsha B. Cohen, The Gospel of Matthew and Judaic Traditions: A Relevance-based Commentary
Reviewed by Akiva Cohen

2017.07.16. Aland et al., The Greek New Testament with Dictionary

Barbara Aland, Kurt Aland, Johannes Karavidopoulos, Carlo M. Martini, and Bruce Metzger, eds., The Greek New Testament with Dictionary
Reviewed by Timothy A. Brookins

2017.07.15. Zewi, The Samaritan Version of Saadya Gaon’s Translation of the Pentateuch

Tamar Zewi, The Samaritan Version of Saadya Gaon’s Translation of the Pentateuch: Critical Edition and Study of MS London BL OR7562 and Related MSS
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2017.07.14. Yli-Karjanmaa, Reincarnation in Philo of Alexandria

Sami Yli-Karjanmaa, Reincarnation in Philo of Alexandria
Reviewed by Gregory E. Sterling

2017.07.13. Wolter, Paul: An Outline of His Theology

Michael Wolter, Paul: An Outline of His Theology
Reviewed by Matthew V. Novenson

2017.07.12. Tull and Lapsley, After Exegesis

Patricia K. Tull and Jacqueline E. Lapsley, eds., After Exegesis: Feminist Biblical Theology
Reviewed by Lisa W. Davison

2017.07.11. Stewart, The Original Bishops

Alistair C. Stewart, The Original Bishops: Office and Order in the First Christian Communities
Reviewed by David J. DeVore

2017.07.10. Pérez Gondar, Caín, Abel y la sangre de los justos

Diego Pérez Gondar, Caín, Abel y la sangre de los justos: Gn 4, 1–16 y su recepción en la Iglesia Primitiva
Reviewed by Susana de Sola Funsten

2017.07.09. Niesiołowski-Spanò, Goliath’s Legacy

Łukasz Niesiołowski-Spanò, Goliath’s Legacy: Philistines and Hebrews in Biblical Times
Reviewed by Carl S. Ehrlich

2017.07.08. Matties, Joshua

Gordon H. Matties, Joshua
Reviewed by Ryan P. Bonfiglio

2017.07.07. Leneman and Walfish, The Bible Retold by Jewish Artists, Writers, Composers and Filmmakers

Helen Leneman and Barry Dov Walfish, eds., The Bible Retold by Jewish Artists, Writers, Composers and Filmmakers
Reviewed by James F. McGrath

2017.07.06. Kok, The Gospel on the Margins

Michael J. Kok, The Gospel on the Margins: The Reception of Mark in the Second Century
Reviewed by Elizabeth Struthers Malbon

2017.07.05. Gowler, James through the Centuries

David Gowler, James through the Centuries
Reviewed by R. Alan Culpepper

2017.07.04. Gathercole, Defending Substitution

Simon Gathercole, Defending Substitution: An Essay on Atonement in Paul
Reviewed by Jarvis J. Williams

2017.07.03. Esposito, Jesus’ Meals with Pharisees and Their Liturgical Roots

Thomas Esposito, Jesus’ Meals with Pharisees and Their Liturgical Roots
Reviewed by Dennis E. Smith

2017.07.02. Coutsoumpos, Paul, Corinth, and the Roman Empire

Panayotis Coutsoumpos, Paul, Corinth, and the Roman Empire
Reviewed by H. H. Drake Williams III

2017.07.01. Chalmers, Interpreting the Prophets

Aaron Chalmers, Interpreting the Prophets: Reading, Understanding and Preaching from the Worlds of the Prophets
Reviewed by Samuel Hildebrandt

2017.06.24. Yamauchi and Wilson, Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical and Post-biblical Antiquity

Edwin M. Yamauchi and Marvin R. Wilson, Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical and Post-biblical Antiquity
Reviewed by Oded Borowski
Reviewed by Hennie Stander

2017.06.23. Winter, Divine Honours for the Caesars

Bruce W. Winter, Divine Honours for the Caesars: The First Christians’ Responses
Reviewed by Warren Carter

2017.06.22. Thomas and Macchia, Revelation

John Christopher Thomas and Frank D. Macchia, Revelation
Reviewed by Gregory Stevenson

2017.06.21. Robson, Deuteronomy 1–11

James E. Robson, Deuteronomy 1–11: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text
Reviewed by Leslie J. Hoppe, OFM

2017.06.20. Luther, Röder, and Schmidt, Wie Geschichten Geschichte schreiben

Susanne Luther, Jörg Röder, and Eckart Schmidt, eds., Wie Geschichten Geschichte schreiben: Frühchristliche Literatur zwischen Faktualität und Fiktionalität
Reviewed by Jonathon Lookadoo

2017.06.19. LaCocque, Jesus the Central Jew

Andre LaCocque, Jesus the Central Jew: His Times and His People
Reviewed by Tobias Hägerland

2017.06.18. Jacob, Reading Mary Alongside Indian Surrogate Mothers

Sharon Jacob, Reading Mary Alongside Indian Surrogate Mothers: Violent Love, Oppressive Liberation, and Infancy Narratives
Reviewed by Angela N. Parker

2017.06.17. Honigman, Tales of High Priests and Taxes

Sylvie Honigman, Tales of High Priests and Taxes: The Books of the Maccabees and the Judean Rebellion against Antiochos IV
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2017.06.16. Gruenwald, Apocalyptic and Merkavah Mysticism

Ithamar Gruenwald, Apocalyptic and Merkavah Mysticism
Reviewed by Andrew R. Guffey

2017.06.15. Grabbe, Boccaccini, and Zurawski, The Seleucid and Hasmonean Periods and the Apocalyptic Worldview

Lester L. Grabbe, Gabriele Boccaccini, and Jason M. Zurawski, eds., The Seleucid and Hasmonean Periods and the Apocalyptic Worldview
Reviewed by G. Anthony Keddie

2017.06.14. Gosnell, The Ethical Vision of the Bible

Peter W. Gosnell, The Ethical Vision of the Bible: Learning Good from Knowing God
Reviewed by C. Fred Smith

2017.06.13. Fincati, The Medieval Revision of the Ambrosian Hexateuch

Mariachiara Fincati, The Medieval Revision of the Ambrosian Hexateuch: Critical Editing between Septuaginta and Hebraica Veritas in Ms. Ambrosianus A 147 inf.
Reviewed by Melvin K. H. Peters

2017.06.12. Douglas, Early Church Understandings of Jesus as the Female Divine

Sally Douglas, Early Church Understandings of Jesus as the Female Divine: The Scandal of the Scandal of Particularity
Reviewed by Jill E. Marshall

2017.06.11. Darden, Scripturalizing Revelation

Lynne St. Clair Darden, Scripturalizing Revelation: An African American Postcolonial Reading of Empire
Reviewed by Lynn Huber

2017.06.10. Carlson, The Text of Galatians and Its History

Stephen Carlson, The Text of Galatians and Its History
Reviewed by Akio Ito

2017.06.09. Stewart, Priests of My People

Bryan A. Stewart, Priests of My People: Levitical Paradigms for Early Christian Ministers
Reviewed by Richard S. Briggs

2017.06.08. Shinan and Zakovitch, From Gods to God

Avigdor Shinan and Yair Zakovitch, From Gods to God: How the Bible Debunked, Suppressed, or Changed Ancient Myths and Legends
Reviewed by Frederick E. Greenspahn

2017.06.07. Parsons, Luke

Mikeal C. Parsons, Luke
Reviewed by Joshua W. Jipp
Reviewed by Troy M. Troftgruben

2017.06.06. Olsen, Reading Matthew with Monks

Derek Olsen, Reading Matthew with Monks: Liturgical Interpretation in Anglo-Saxon England
Reviewed by Brian C. Dennert

2017.06.05. Hasselbalch, Meaning and Context in the Thanksgiving Hymns

Trine Bjornung Hasselbalch, Meaning and Context in the Thanksgiving Hymns: Linguistic and Rhetorical Perspectives on a Collection of Prayers from Qumran
Reviewed by Blake A. Jurgens

2017.06.04. Fuchs, Feminist Theory and the Bible

Esther Fuchs, Feminist Theory and the Bible: Interrogating the Sources
Reviewed by Lisa Davison

2017.06.03. Fox, Proverbs: An Eclectic Edition with Introduction and Textual Commentary

Michael V. Fox, Proverbs: An Eclectic Edition with Introduction and Textual Commentary
Reviewed by Richard Clifford

2017.06.02. Cheung, Wisdom Intoned

Simon Chi-Chung Cheung, Wisdom Intoned: A Reappraisal of the Genre ‘Wisdom Psalms’
Reviewed by Phil J. Botha

2017.06.01. Beers, The Followers of Jesus as the ‘Servant’

Holly Beers, The Followers of Jesus as the ‘Servant’: Luke’s Model from Isaiah for the Disciples in Luke-Acts
Reviewed by Phillip Long

2017.05.34. Yohanna, The Gospel of Mark in the Syriac Harklean Version

Samer Soreshow Yohanna, The Gospel of Mark in the Syriac Harklean Version: An Edition Based upon the Earliest Witnesses
Reviewed by Peter A. L. Hill

2017.05.33. Sumney, Paul: Apostle and Fellow Traveler

Jerry L. Sumney, Paul: Apostle and Fellow Traveler
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Cockrell

2017.05.32. Rodriguez, If You Call Yourself a Jew

Rafael Rodriguez, If You Call Yourself a Jew: Reappraising Paul’s Letter to the Romans
Reviewed by Philip Esler

2017.05.31. Penkower, Masorah and Text Criticism in the Early Modern Mediterranean

Jordan Penkower, Masorah and Text Criticism in the Early Modern Mediterranean: Moshe Ibn Zabara and Menahem de Lonzano
Reviewed by Ronald Hendel

2017.05.30. Konradt, Israel, Church, and the Gentiles in the Gospel of Matthew

Matthias Konradt, Israel, Church, and the Gentiles in the Gospel of Matthew
Reviewed by Wesley G. Olmstead

2017.05.29. Keel and Schroer, Creation

Othmar Keel and Silvia Schroer, Creation: Biblical Theologies in the Context of the Ancient Near East
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2017.05.28. Johnson, Reading David and Goliath in Greek and Hebrew

Benjamin J. M. Johnson, Reading David and Goliath in Greek and Hebrew: A Literary Approach
Reviewed by Randall X. Gauthier
Reviewed by Joseph McDonald

2017.05.27. Jobes and Silva, Invitation to the Septuagint

Karen H. Jobes and Moisés Silva, Invitation to the Septuagint
Reviewed by Andrea Ravasco

2017.05.26. Green, Conversion in Luke-Acts

Joel B. Green, Conversion in Luke-Acts: Divine Action, Human Cognition, and the People of God
Reviewed by Marianne Blickenstaff

2017.05.25. O’Brien, Micah

Julia M. O’Brien, Micah
Reviewed by Bob Becking

2017.05.24. Malina and Pilch, Social-Science Commentary on the Deutero-Pauline Letters

Bruce J. Malina and John J. Pilch, Social-Science Commentary on the Deutero-Pauline Letters
Reviewed by Maria Karyakina
Reviewed by Korinna Zamfir

2017.05.23. Malcolm, Paul and the Rhetoric of Reversal in 1 Corinthians

Matthew R. Malcolm, Paul and the Rhetoric of Reversal in 1 Corinthians: The Impact of Paul’s Gospel on His Macro-Rhetoric
Reviewed by Timothy J. Christian

2017.05.22. Liwak, Israel in der altorientalischen Welt

Rüdiger Liwak; Markus Witte and Dagmar Pruin, eds., Israel in der altorientalischen Welt: Gesammelte Studien zur Kultur- und Religionsgeschichte des antiken Israel
Reviewed by Jeremy M. Hutton

2017.05.21. Lessing, Isaiah 56–66

R. Reed Lessing, Isaiah 56–66
Reviewed by Dominic S. Irudayaraj

2017.05.20. Kuhn, The Kingdom according to Luke and Acts

Karl Allen Kuhn, The Kingdom according to Luke and Acts: A Social, Literary, and Theological Introduction
Reviewed by Frank E. Dicken

2017.05.19. Jauss, Der liebebedürftige Gott und die gottbedürftige Liebe des Menschen

Hannelore Jauss, Der liebebedürftige Gott und die gottbedürftige Liebe des Menschen: Ursprung und Funktion der Rede von der Liebe des Menschen zu Gott als alttestamtentlicher Beitrag zur Gotteslehre
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore

2017.05.18. Henrichs-Tarasenkova, Luke’s Christology of Divine Identity

Nina Henrichs-Tarasenkova, Luke’s Christology of Divine Identity
Reviewed by James F. McGrath

2017.05.17. Collins, The Apocalyptic Imagination

John J. Collins, The Apocalyptic Imagination: An Introduction to Jewish Apocalyptic Literature
Reviewed by Marvin A. Sweeney

2017.05.16. Turley, The Ritualized Revelation of the Messianic Age

Stephen Richard Turley, The Ritualized Revelation of the Messianic Age: Washings and Meals in Galatians and 1 Corinthians
Reviewed by Craig L. Blomberg

2017.05.15. Prokhorov, The Isaianic Denkschrift and a Socio-cultural Crisis in Yehud

Alexander Prokhorov, The Isaianic Denkschrift and a Socio-cultural Crisis in Yehud: A Rereading of Isaiah 6:1–9:6[7]
Reviewed by Csaba Balogh

2017.05.14. Park, Paul’s Ekklesia as a Civic Assembly

Young-Ho Park, Paul’s Ekklesia as a Civic Assembly: Understanding the People of God in Their Politico-Social World
Reviewed by Bradley J. Bitner

2017.05.13. McAuley, Paul’s Covert Use of Scripture

David McAuley, Paul’s Covert Use of Scripture: Intertextuality and Rhetorical Situation in Philippians 2:10–16
Reviewed by Isaac Blois

2017.05.12. Kloppenborg and Batten, James, 1 and 2 Peter, and Early Jesus Traditions

John S. Kloppenborg and Alicia J. Batten, eds., James, 1 and 2 Peter, and Early Jesus Traditions
Reviewed by Pheme Perkins

2017.05.11. Khatchadourian, Imperial Matter

Lori Khatchadourian, Imperial Matter: Ancient Persia and the Archaeology of Empires
Reviewed by Jason M. Silverman

2017.05.10. Jeal, Exploring Philemon

Roy R. Jeal, Exploring Philemon: Freedom, Brotherhood, and Partnership in the New Society
Reviewed by Timothy Gombis
Reviewed by S. Matthew Solomon

2017.05.09. Campbell, Advances in the Study of Greek

Constantine R. Campbell, Advances in the Study of Greek: New Insights for Reading the New Testament
Reviewed by Hennie Stander

2017.05.08. Boring, I and II Thessalonians

M. Eugene Boring, I and II Thessalonians: A Commentary
Reviewed by Matthew D. Jensen

2017.05.07. Yeo, From Rome to Beijing

K. K. Yeo, ed., From Rome to Beijing: Symposia on Robert Jewett’s Commentary on Romans
Reviewed by Eric C. Smith


2017.05.06. Weren, Studies in Matthew’s Gospel

Wim J. C. Weren, Studies in Matthew’s Gospel: Literary Design, Intertextuality, and Social Setting
Reviewed by David Kaden

2017.05.05. Tilling, Paul’s Divine Christology

Chris Tilling, Paul’s Divine Christology
Reviewed by Chris Kugler

2017.05.04. Marchal, The People beside Paul

Joseph A. Marchal, ed., The People beside Paul: The Philippian Assembly and History from Below
Reviewed by Isaac Blois

2017.05.03. Fitzpatrick-McKinley, Assessing Biblical and Classical Sources for the Reconstruction of Persian Influence, History and Culture

Anne Fitzpatrick-McKinley, ed., Assessing Biblical and Classical Sources for the Reconstruction of Persian Influence, History and Culture
Reviewed by Jason M. Silverman

2017.05.02. Aitken and Paget, The Jewish-Greek Tradition in Antiquity and the Byzantine Empire

James Aitken and James Paget, eds., The Jewish-Greek Tradition in Antiquity and the Byzantine Empire
Reviewed by Jonathan M. Potter

2017.05.01. Fishbane, Song of Songs

Michael Fishbane, Song of Songs: The Traditional Hebrew Text with the New JPS Translation
Reviewed by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson
Reviewed by Barry Dov Walfish
Reviewed by Annette Schellenberg
Reviewed by Jonathan Kaplan
Reviewed by Laura S. Lieber
Response by Michael Fishbane

2017.04.33. van der Watt, ed., The Quest for the Real Jesus

Jan van der Watt, ed., The Quest for the Real Jesus: Radboud Prestige Lectures by Prof. Dr. Michael Wolter
Reviewed by Stephan Witetschek

2017.04.32. Scholz and Andiñach, La Violencia and the Hebrew Bible

Susanne Scholz and Pablo R. Andiñach, eds., La Violencia and the Hebrew Bible: The Politics and Histories of Biblical Hermeneutics on the American Continent
Reviewed by Hector Avalos
Reviewed by Brandon Grafius

2017.04.31. Mollo, An Intratextual Analysis of the Mirroring Birth Stories of Samson and Samuel

Paola Mollo, An Intratextual Analysis of the Mirroring Birth Stories of Samson and Samuel: Explaining the Narrative Logic of Literary Montage
Reviewed by Catherine Lewis-Smith

2017.04.30. McKendrick, Parker, Myshrall, and O’Hogan, Codex Sinaiticus

Scot McKendrick, David Parker, Amy Myshrall, and Cillian O’Hogan, eds., Codex Sinaiticus: New Perspectives on the Ancient Biblical Manuscript
Reviewed by S. Matthew Solomon

2017.04.29. Macchi, Le livre d’Esther

Jean-Daniel Macchi, Le livre d’Esther
Reviewed by Kristin De Troyer

2017.04.28. George, The Metaphor of Shepherd in the Gospel of Mark

Jogy Cheruvathoor George, The Metaphor of Shepherd in the Gospel of Mark
Reviewed by Wayne Baxter

2017.04.27. Gathercole, Defending Substitution

Simon Gathercole, Defending Substitution: An Essay on Atonement in Paul
Reviewed by Don Garlington

2017.04.26. Finsterbusch and Lange, Texts and Contexts of Jeremiah

Karin Finsterbusch and Armin Lange, eds., Texts and Contexts of Jeremiah: The Exegesis of Jeremiah 1 and 10 in Light of Text and Reception History
Reviewed by Marvin A. Sweeney

2017.04.25. Childers and Kiraz, The Antioch Bible: The Gospel of Luke according to the Syriac Peshitta

Jeff W. Childers, trans.; George A. Kiraz, ed., The Antioch Bible: The Gospel of Luke according to the Syriac Peshitta Version with English Translation (Syriac Edition)
Reviewed by David A. Smith

2017.04.24. Yona, The Many Faces of Repetition

Shamir Yona, The Many Faces of Repetition: Basic Patterns of Repetition in Construct-State Expressions in Biblical, Post-biblical and Ancient Eastern Rhetoric [Hebrew]
Reviewed by Jerome A. Lund

2017.04.23. 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 Lilly (SJ) Nortje-Meyer

2017.04.22. de Looijer, The Qumran Paradigm

Gwynned de Looijer, The Qumran Paradigm: Critical Evaluation of Some Foundational Hypotheses in the Construction of the Qumran Sect
Reviewed by Jutta Leonhardt-Balzer

2017.04.21. Larsen, The Gospel of John as Genre Mosaic

Kasper Bro Larsen, The Gospel of John as Genre Mosaic
Reviewed by D. A. Carson

2017.04.20. Kiilunen and Nikki, Alfasta oomegaan

Jarmo Kiilunen and Nina Nikki, Alfasta oomegaan: Uuden testamentin kreikan tukipaketti
Reviewed by Paavo Tucker

2017.04.19. Hauge and Pitts, Ancient Education and Early Christianity

Matthew Ryan Hauge and Andrew W. Pitts, eds., Ancient Education and Early Christianity
Reviewed by Alex Damm

2017.04.18. Gundry, Peter

Robert H. Gundry, Peter: False Disciple and Apostate according to Saint Matthew
Reviewed by Marius J. Nel

2017.04.17. Gabrielson, Paul’s Non-violent Gospel

Jeremy Gabrielson, Paul’s Non-violent Gospel: The Theological Politics of Peace in Paul’s Life and Letters
Reviewed by Thomas P. Nelligan

2017.04.16. Cooper and Lohrmann, 1–2 Samuel, 1–2 Kings, 1–2 Chronicles

Derek Cooper and Martin J. Lohrmann, eds., 1–2 Samuel, 1–2 Kings, 1–2 Chronicles
Reviewed by John Herbst

2017.04.15. Burridge, Four Gospels, One Jesus?

Richard A. Burridge, Four Gospels, One Jesus? A Symbolic Reading
Reviewed by Matthew C. Baldwin

2017.04.14. Tov, Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible, Qumran, Septuagint 3

Emanuel Tov, Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible, Qumran, Septuagint: Collected Essays, Volume 3
Reviewed by Randall X. Gauthier

2017.04.13. Roth, The Text of Marcion’s Gospel

Dieter T. Roth, The Text of Marcion’s Gospel
Reviewed by Hugh Houghton

2017.04.12. Martín-Contreras and Miralles-Maciá, The Text of the Hebrew Bible

Elvira Martín-Contreras and Lorena Miralles-Maciá, eds., The Text of the Hebrew Bible: From the Rabbis to the Masoretes
Reviewed by James R. Blankenship

2017.04.11. Mann, The Book of the Torah

Thomas W. Mann, The Book of the Torah
Reviewed by Cody Eklov

2017.04.10. Joseph, The Nonviolent Messiah

Simon J. Joseph, The Nonviolent Messiah: Jesus, Q, and the Enochic Tradition
Reviewed by Blake A. Jurgens

2017.04.09. Hornsby and Guest, Transgender, Intersex, and Biblical Interpretation

Teresa J. Hornsby and Deryn Guest, Transgender, Intersex, and Biblical Interpretation
Reviewed by Jo Henderson-Merrygold

2017.04.08. Horn, Anfänge, die Geschichte schrieben

Hieronymus Horn, Anfänge, die Geschichte schrieben: Das Buch Genesis (1–11) neu kommentiert
Reviewed by Matthias Millard

2017.04.07. Holmstedt, The Relative Clause in Biblical Hebrew

Robert D. Holmstedt, The Relative Clause in Biblical Hebrew
Reviewed by Frank H. Polak

2017.04.06. Holmes, The Fathers on the Sunday Gospels

Stephen Mark Holmes, ed., The Fathers on the Sunday Gospels
Reviewed by Jennifer S. Wyant

2017.04.05. Hagerland, Jesus and the Scriptures

Tobias Hagerland, Jesus and the Scriptures: Problems, Passages and Patterns
Reviewed by John C. Poirier

2017.04.04. DeRouchie, Gile, and Turner, For Our Good Always

Jason S. DeRouchie, Jason Gile, and Kenneth J. Turner, eds., For Our Good Always: Studies on the Message and Influence of Deuteronomy in Honor of Daniel I. Block
Reviewed by Jeffrey G. Audirsch

2017.04.03. Davies, Numbers: The Road to Freedom

Eryl Davies, Numbers: The Road to Freedom
Reviewed by David Frankel

2017.04.02. Carey, Apocalyptic Literature in the New Testament

Greg Carey, Apocalyptic Literature in the New Testament
Reviewed by David L. Barr
Reviewed by David A. Sánchez

2017.04.01. Callan, Acknowledging the Divine Benefactor

Terrance Callan, Acknowledging the Divine Benefactor: The Second Letter of Peter
Reviewed by Michael F. Bird

2017.03.41. Wright, Jesus the Storyteller

Stephen I. Wright, Jesus the Storyteller
Reviewed by Marianne Blickenstaff

2017.03.40. Walker, Gospels, Jesus, and Christian Origins

William O. Walker, Gospels, Jesus, and Christian Origins
Reviewed by J. Andrew Doole

2017.03.39. Vidas, Tradition and the Formation of the Talmud

Moulie Vidas, Tradition and the Formation of the Talmud
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2017.03.38. Tam, Apprehension of Jesus in the Gospel of John

Josaphat C. Tam, Apprehension of Jesus in the Gospel of John
Reviewed by Deolito Vender Vistar Jr.

2017.03.37. Owens, As It Was in the Beginning

Mark D. Owens, As It Was in the Beginning: An Intertextual Analysis of New Creation in Galatians, 2 Corinthians, and Ephesians
Reviewed by Karl-Wilhelm Niebuhr

2017.03.36. McConville and Pietersen, Conception, Reception, and the Spirit

J. Gordon McConville and Lloyd K. Pietersen, eds., Conception, Reception, and the Spirit: Essays in Honor of Andrew T. Lincoln
Reviewed by Joseph Azize

2017.03.35. Matusova, The Meaning of the Letter of Aristeas

Ekaterina Matusova, The Meaning of the Letter of Aristeas: In Light of Biblical Interpretation and Grammatical Tradition, and with Reference to Its Historical Context
Reviewed by Sean A. Adams

2017.03.34. Lam, Patterns of Sin in the Hebrew Bible

Joseph Lam, Patterns of Sin in the Hebrew Bible: Metaphor, Culture, and the Making of a Religious Concept
Reviewed by Ryan P. Bonfiglio

2017.03.33. Fabisiak, The “Nocturnal Side of Science” in David Friedrich Strauss’s Life of Jesus Critically Examined

Thomas Fabisiak, The “Nocturnal Side of Science” in David Friedrich Strauss’s Life of Jesus Critically Examined
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2017.03.32. Evans, Reception History, Tradition and Biblical Interpretation

Robert Evans, Reception History, Tradition and Biblical Interpretation: Gadamer and Jauss in Current Practice
Reviewed by William Lamb

2017.03.31. de Carlo, Il Bagliore delle luci antiche

Giuseppe de Carlo, Il Bagliore delle luci antiche: Una lettura sapienziale della Bibbia ebraica
Reviewed by Andrea Ravasco

2017.03.30. Tiemeyer, Zechariah’s Vision Report and Its Earliest Interpreters

Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer, Zechariah’s Vision Report and Its Earliest Interpreters: A Redaction-Critical Study of Zechariah 1–8
Reviewed by Max Rogland

2017.03.29. Smith, 2 Timothy

Craig A. Smith, 2 Timothy
Reviewed by Robert W. Wall

2017.03.28. Schmidt, Contextualizing Israel’s Sacred Writings

Brian Schmidt, ed., Contextualizing Israel’s Sacred Writings: Ancient Literacy, Orality, and Literary Production
Reviewed by Gareth Wearne

2017.03.27. Rothschild, Paul in Athens

Clare K Rothschild, Paul in Athens: The Popular Religious Context of Acts 17
Reviewed by Troy M. Troftgruben

2017.03.26. Richelle, Guide pour l’exégèse de l’Ancien Testament

Matthieu Richelle, Guide pour l’exégèse de l’Ancien Testament: Méthodes, exemples et instruments de travail
Reviewed by Olivier-Thomas Venard

2017.03.25. MacEwen, Matthean Posteriority

Robert MacEwen, Matthean Posteriority: An Exploration of Matthew’s Use of Mark and Luke as a Solution to the Synoptic Problem
Reviewed by J. Andrew Doole

2017.03.24. Lewis, John

Karoline M. Lewis, John
Reviewed by Chang Seon An

2017.03.23. Le Donne, A Study Companion to The Bible: An Introduction

Anthony Le Donne, A Study Companion to The Bible: An Introduction
Reviewed by Johanna Friedl

2017.03.22. Bullard, Jesus and the Thoughts of Many Hearts

Collin Blake Bullard, Jesus and the Thoughts of Many Hearts: Implicit Christology and Jesus’ Knowledge in the Gospel of Luke
Reviewed by Tyler Smith

2017.03.21. Berzon, Classifying Christians

Todd S. Berzon, Classifying Christians: Ethnography, Heresiology, and the Limits of Knowledge in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Robert M. Royalty Jr.

2017.03.20. Smith-Christopher, Micah

Daniel L. Smith-Christopher, Micah: A Commentary
Reviewed by Claude F. Mariottini

2017.03.19. Rainbow, Johannine Theology

Paul A. Rainbow, Johannine Theology: The Gospel, the Epistles and the Apocalypse
Reviewed by Athanasios Despotis

2017.03.18. Martone, Scritti di Qumran 1

Corrado Martone, Scritti di Qumran 1
Reviewed by Paola Mollo

2017.03.17. Hendel, Steps to a New Edition of the Hebrew Bible

Ronald Hendel, Steps to a New Edition of the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Emanuel Tov

2017.03.16. Heil, Das Spruchevangelium Q und der historische Jesus

Christoph Heil, Das Spruchevangelium Q und der historische Jesus
Reviewed by Kari Syreeni

2017.03.15. Gorman, Becoming the Gospel

Michael Gorman, Becoming the Gospel: Paul, Participation, and Mission
Reviewed by Gregory R. Perry

2017.03.14. Brookins, Corinthian Wisdom, Stoic Philosophy, and the Ancient Economy

Timothy Brookins, Corinthian Wisdom, Stoic Philosophy, and the Ancient Economy
Reviewed by Devin L. White

2017.03.13. Aymer, James

Margaret Aymer, James: Diaspora Rhetoric of a Friend of God
Reviewed by Carla Swafford Works

2017.03.12. Arnold, Christ as the Telos of Life

Bradley Arnold, Christ as the Telos of Life
Reviewed by Julien M. Ogereau

2017.03.11. An, An Ethiopian Reading of the Bible

Keon-Sang An, An Ethiopian Reading of the Bible: Biblical Interpretation of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church
Reviewed by Ralph Lee

2017.03.10. Williamson, Revelation

Peter S. Williamson, Revelation
Reviewed by Andrew R. Guffey

2017.03.09. Leslie, One Thing I Know

Britt Leslie, One Thing I Know: How the Blind Man of John 9 Leads an Audience toward Belief
Reviewed by Susanne Luther

2017.03.08. Irons, The Righteousness of God

Charles Irons, The Righteousness of God: A Lexical Examination of the Covenant-Faithfulness Interpretation
Reviewed by Robert L. Foster

2017.03.07. de Hulster, Strawn, and Bonfiglio, Iconographic Exegesis of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament

Izaak J. de Hulster, Brent A. Strawn, and Ryan P. Bonfiglio, eds., Iconographic Exegesis of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament: An Introduction to Its Method and Practice
Reviewed by Michael B. Hundley

2017.03.06. Eklund, Jesus Wept

Rebekah Eklund, Jesus Wept: The Significance of Jesus’ Laments in the New Testament
Reviewed by Leonard Maré

2017.03.05. Eck, Jesaja 1—Eine Exegese der Eröffnung des Jesaja-Buches

Joachim Eck, Jesaja 1—Eine Exegese der Eröffnung des Jesaja-Buches: Die Präsentation Jesajas und JHWHs, Israels und der Tochter Zion
Reviewed by Richard J. Bautch

2017.03.04. Duran and Grimshaw, Matthew

Nicole Wilkinson Duran and James P. Grimshaw, eds., Matthew
Reviewed by Ernest van Eck

2017.03.03. Chapman, 1 Samuel as Christian Scripture

Stephen B. Chapman, 1 Samuel as Christian Scripture: A Theological Commentary
Reviewed by Jordan M. Scheetz

2017.03.02. Belousek, Good News

Darrin W. Snyder Belousek, Good News: The Advent of Salvation in the Gospel of Luke
Reviewed by Benjamin J. Burkholder

2017.03.01. Albertz, Exodus 19–40

Rainer Albertz, Exodus 19–40
Reviewed by William Johnstone

2017.02.48. Skinner, Reading John

Christopher W. Skinner, Reading John
Reviewed by Chang Seon An

2017.02.47. Salvini, Les textes hourrites de Meskéné/Emar

Mirjo Salvini, Les textes hourrites de Meskéné/Emar
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore

2017.02.46. Rheaume, An Exegetical and Theological Analysis of the Son’s Relationship to the Father in John’s Gospel

Randy Rheaume, An Exegetical and Theological Analysis of the Son’s Relationship to the Father in John’s Gospel: Equal Yet Subordinate
Reviewed by Athanasios Despotis

2017.02.45. Revell, The Pausal System

E. J. Revell; Raymond de Hoop and Paul Sanders, eds., The Pausal System: Divisions in the Hebrew Biblical Text as Marked by Voweling and Stress Position
Reviewed by Jerome A. Lund

2017.02.44. van Oyen, Reading the Gospel of Mark as a Novel

Geert van Oyen, Reading the Gospel of Mark as a Novel
Reviewed by Gregg S. Morrison

2017.02.43. Meineck and Konstan, Combat Trauma and the Ancient Greeks

Peter Meineck and David Konstan, eds., Combat Trauma and the Ancient Greeks
Reviewed by Zsuzsanna Varhelyi

2017.02.42. Lipton, Universalism and Particularism at Sodom and Gomorrah

Diana Lipton, ed., Universalism and Particularism at Sodom and Gomorrah: Essays in Memory of Ron Pirson
Reviewed by Victor H. Matthews

2017.02.41. Hanhart, Septuaginta: Paralipomenon liber II

Robert Hanhart, ed., Septuaginta: Paralipomenon liber II
Reviewed by Roger Good

2017.02.40. Couey, Reading the Poetry of First Isaiah

J. Blake Couey, Reading the Poetry of First Isaiah: The Most Perfect Model of the Prophetic Poetry
Reviewed by Daniel J. Stulac

2017.02.39. Bendoraitis, ‘Behold, the Angels Came and Served Him’

Kristian A. Bendoraitis, ‘Behold, the Angels Came and Served Him’: A Compositional Analysis of Angels in Matthew
Reviewed by Marianne Blickenstaff

2017.02.38. Stewart, Simulating Aichele

Melissa C. Stewart, ed., Simulating Aichele: Essays in Bible, Film, Culture and Theory
Reviewed by Jay Twomey

2017.02.37. Rindge, Profane Parables

Matthew S. Rindge, Profane Parables: Film and the American Dream
Reviewed by Emily O. Gravett

2017.02.36. Niehbuhr, Sapientia Salomonis

Karl-Wilhelm Niehbuhr, ed., Sapientia Salomonis (Weisheit Salomos)
Reviewed by Helmut Engel, S.J.

2017.02.35. Moore, Repetition in Hebrews

Nicholas Moore, Repetition in Hebrews: Plurality and Singularity in the Letter to the Hebrews, Its Ancient Context, and the Early Church
Reviewed by Amy Peeler

2017.02.34. Menken, Studies in John’s Gospel and Epistles

Maarten J. J. Menken, Studies in John’s Gospel and Epistles: Collected Essays
Reviewed by Cornelis Bennema

2017.02.33. Mbuvi, Belonging in Genesis

Amanda Beckenstein Mbuvi, Belonging in Genesis: Biblical Israel and the Politics of Identity Formation
Reviewed by Benjamin D. Giffone

2017.02.32. Knibb, The Ethiopic Text of the Book of Ezekiel

Michael A. Knibb, The Ethiopic Text of the Book of Ezekiel: A Critical Edition
Reviewed by Curt Niccum

2017.02.31. Kiraz, The Syriac Dot

George Anton Kiraz, The Syriac Dot: A Short History
Reviewed by Jerome A. Lund

2017.02.30. Gordin, Hittite Scribal Circles

Shai Gordin, Hittite Scribal Circles: Scholarly Tradition and Writing Habits
Reviewed by Yitzhaq Feder

2017.02.29. Elliott, Beware the Evil Eye 2: Greece and Rome

John H. Elliott, Beware the Evil Eye: The Evil Eye in the Bible and the Ancient World: Volume 2: Greece and Rome
Reviewed by Nicole L. Tilford

2017.02.28. Elliott, Beware the Evil Eye 1: Introduction, Mesopotamia, and Egypt

John H. Elliott, Beware the Evil Eye: The Evil Eye in the Bible and the Ancient World: Volume 1: Introduction, Mesopotamia, and Egypt
Reviewed by Nicole L. Tilford

2017.02.27. Comfort, A Commentary on the Manuscripts and Text of the New Testament

Philip Wesley Comfort, A Commentary on the Manuscripts and Text of the New Testament
Reviewed by Richard I. Pervo

2017.02.26. Bond and Hurtado, Peter in Early Christianity

Helen K. Bond and Larry W. Hurtado, eds., Peter in Early Christianity
Reviewed by Timothy Peace

2017.02.25. Boda, The Book of Zechariah

Mark J. Boda, The Book of Zechariah
Reviewed by Anthony R. Petterson

2017.02.24. Bednarz, Humor in the Gospels

Terri Bednarz, Humor in the Gospels: A Sourcebook for the Study of Humor in the New Testament, 1863–2014
Reviewed by David B. Gowler

2017.02.23. Tully, The Translation and Translator of the Peshitta of Hosea

Eric J. Tully, The Translation and Translator of the Peshitta of Hosea
Reviewed by Jerome A. Lund

2017.02.22. Stern, Psalms and Music

Max Stern, Psalms and Music: Influences of the Psalms on Western Music
Reviewed by James F. McGrath

2017.02.21. Snearly, The Return of the King

Michael K. Snearly, The Return of the King: Messianic Expectation in Book V of the Psalter
Reviewed by Richard Bautch

2017.02.20. Sasson, Judges 1–12

Jack M. Sasson, Judges 1–12: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
Reviewed by Victor H. Matthews

2017.02.19. Moxnes, A Short History of the New Testament

Halvor Moxnes, A Short History of the New Testament
Reviewed by Dieter T. Roth

2017.02.18. Knapp, Royal Apologetic in the Ancient Near East

Andrew Knapp, Royal Apologetic in the Ancient Near East
Reviewed by Danny Mathews

2017.02.17. Huster, Ashkelon 5

Yaakov Huster, Ashkelon 5: The Land behind Ashkelon
Reviewed by Carol Meyers

2017.02.16. Gorman, Interweaving Innocence

Heather M. Gorman, Interweaving Innocence: A Rhetorical Analysis of Luke’s Passion Narrative (Luke 22:66–23:49)
Reviewed by Steve Smith

2017.02.15. Freyne, The Jesus Movement and Its Expansion

Sean Freyne, The Jesus Movement and Its Expansion: Meaning and Mission
Reviewed by Richard Horsley
Reviewed by Brian J. Wright

2017.02.14. Christensen-Ernst, Antioch on the Orontes

Jørgen Christensen-Ernst, Antioch on the Orontes: A History and a Guide
Reviewed by Mark Wilson

2017.02.13. Charlesworth, McDonald, and Jurgens, Sacra Scriptura

James H. Charlesworth, Lee Martin McDonald, and Blake A. Jurgens, eds., Sacra Scriptura: How “Non-canonical” Texts Functioned in Early Judaism and Early Christianity
Reviewed by Tobias Nicklas

2017.02.12. Cervera I Valls, Jesús en la Carta als Hebreus

Jordi Cervera I Valls, Jesús en la Carta als Hebreus: Una cristologia de matriu jueva
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2017.02.11. Carroll R. and Wilgus, Wrestling with the Violence of God

M. Daniel Carroll R. and J. Blair Wilgus, eds., Wrestling with the Violence of God: Soundings in the Old Testament
Reviewed by Eric A. Seibert

2017.02.10. Ammann, Götter für die Toren

Sonja Ammann, Götter für die Toren: Die Verbindung von Götterpolemik und Weisheit im Alten Testament
Reviewed by Christl M. Maier

2017.02.09. Houghton, The Latin New Testament

H. A. G. Houghton, The Latin New Testament: A Guide to Its Early History, Texts, and Manuscripts
Reviewed by John C. Poirier

2017.02.08. Hays, Alkier, and Huizenga, Reading the Bible Intertextually

Richard B. Hays, Stefan Alkier, and Leroy A. Huizenga, eds., Reading the Bible Intertextually
Reviewed by Josh Mathews

2017.02.07. Ehrman, Jesus before the Gospels

Bart D. Ehrman, Jesus before the Gospels: How the Earliest Christians Remembered, Changed, and Invented Their Stories of the Savior
Reviewed by James F. McGrath

2017.02.06. Edenburg, Dismembering the Whole

Cynthia Edenburg, Dismembering the Whole: Composition and Purpose of Judges 19–21
Reviewed by Edgar W. Conrad
Reviewed by Klaas Spronk

2017.02.05. Dochhorn, Rudnig-Zelt, and Wold, Das Böse, der Teufel und Dämonen

Jan Dochhorn, Susanne Rudnig-Zelt, and Benjamin Wold, eds., Das Böse, der Teufel und Dämonen – Evil, the Devil, and Demons
Reviewed by Carol A. Newsom

2017.02.04. Carbajosa and García Serrano, Una Biblia a varias voces

Ignacio Carbajosa and Andrés García Serrano, eds., Una Biblia a varias voces: Estudio textual de la Biblia Políglota Complutense
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2017.02.03. Blackwell, Goodrich, and Maston, Reading Romans in Context

Ben Blackwell, John Goodrich, and Jason Maston, eds., Reading Romans in Context: Paul and Second Temple Judaism
Reviewed by Günter Röhser

2017.02.02. Barton, The Hebrew Bible

John Barton, ed., The Hebrew Bible: A Critical Companion
Reviewed by Phil J. Botha

2017.02.01. Arnold and Hess, Ancient Israel’s History

Bill T. Arnold and Richard S. Hess, eds., Ancient Israel’s History: An Introduction to Issues and Sources
Reviewed by Emanuel Pfoh

2017.01.53. Thurén, Parables Unplugged

Lauri Thurén, Parables Unplugged: Reading the Lukan Parables in Their Rhetorical Context
Reviewed by Dieter T. Roth

2017.01.52. Stein, Jesus, the Temple and the Coming Son of Man

Robert H. Stein, Jesus, the Temple and the Coming Son of Man: A Commentary on Mark 13
Reviewed by Andrew R. Angel

2017.01.51. Nicklas, Jews and Christians?

Tobias Nicklas, Jews and Christians? Second-Century ‘Christian’ Perspectives on the ‘Parting of the Ways’
Reviewed by Shira L. Lander

2017.01.50. Morgan, Roman Faith and Christian Faith

Teresa Morgan, Roman Faith and Christian Faith: Pistis and Fides in the Early Roman Empire and Early Churches
Reviewed by Jason A. Myers

2017.01.49. Ha, Biblical Narrative Learning

Tung Chiew Ha, Biblical Narrative Learning: Teaching Adequate Faith in the Gospel of John
Reviewed by Akio Ito
Reviewed by Dirk van der Merwe

2017.01.48. Dobbs-Allsopp, On Biblical Poetry

F. W. Dobbs-Allsopp, On Biblical Poetry
Reviewed by Benjamin D. Sommer

2017.01.47. Corrigan and Rasimus, Gnosticism, Platonism and the Late Ancient World

Kevin Corrigan and Tuomas Rasimus, eds., Gnosticism, Platonism and the Late Ancient World: Essays in Honour of John D. Turner
Reviewed by Robert Joseph Morehouse

2017.01.46. Charry, Psalms 1–50

Ellen T. Charry, Psalms 1–50: Sighs and Songs of Israel
Reviewed by J. Clinton McCann Jr.

2017.01.45. Balch, Contested Ethnicities and Images

David Balch, Contested Ethnicities and Images: Studies in Acts and Arts
Reviewed by Eric D. Barreto

2017.01.44. Widmer, Standing in the Breach

Michael Widmer, Standing in the Breach: An Old Testament Theology and Spirituality of Intercessory Prayer
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

2017.01.43. Peterson, John’s Use of Ezekiel

Brian Neil Peterson, John’s Use of Ezekiel: Understanding the Unique Perspective of the Fourth Gospel
Reviewed by Pieter de Vries

2017.01.42. Parsenios, First, Second, and Third John

George L. Parsenios, First, Second, and Third John
Reviewed by Jan G. van der Watt

2017.01.41. Oeming and Sláma, A King Like All the Nations?

Manfred Oeming and Petr Sláma, eds., A King Like All the Nations? Kingdoms of Israel and Judah in the Bible and History
Reviewed by Joseph Price

2017.01.40. Min, Die Grundschrift des Ezechielbuches und ihre Botschaft

Yoo Hong Min, Die Grundschrift des Ezechielbuches und ihre Botschaft
Reviewed by Sven Petry

2017.01.39. Lucas, Proverbs

Ernest C. Lucas, Proverbs
Reviewed by Ryan P. O’Dowd

2017.01.38. Kalleres, City of Demons

Dayne S. Kalleres, City of Demons: Violence, Ritual, and Christian Power in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by J. Harold Ellens
Reviewed by Sarah Rollens

2017.01.37. Frevel, Geschichte Israels

Christian Frevel, Geschichte Israels
Reviewed by Markus Witte

2017.01.36. Filtvedt, The Identity of God’s People and the Paradox of Hebrews

Ole Jakob Filtvedt, The Identity of God’s People and the Paradox of Hebrews
Reviewed by Nicholas Moore

2017.01.35. Eberhart, Kultmetaphorik und Christologie

Christian A. Eberhart, Kultmetaphorik und Christologie: Opfer- und Sühneterminologie im Neuen Testament
Reviewed by Jennifer W. Knust

2017.01.34. Cronin, Raymond Brown, ‘The Jews,’ and the Gospel of John

Sonya Shetty Cronin, Raymond Brown, ‘The Jews,’ and the Gospel of John: From Apologia to Apology
Reviewed by R. Alan Culpepper

2017.01.33. Clark, Completing Christ’s Afflictions

Bruce Clark, Completing Christ’s Afflictions: Christ, Paul, and the Reconciliation of All Things
Reviewed by Alexander E. Stewart

2017.01.32. Charney, Persuading God

Davida H. Charney, Persuading God: Rhetorical Studies of First-Person Psalms
Reviewed by Philippus J. Botha

2017.01.31. Balentine, Have You Considered My Servant Job?

Samuel E. Balentine, Have You Considered My Servant Job? Understanding the Biblical Archetype of Patience
Reviewed by Jeffery M. Leonard

2017.01.30. Wells, Grace and Agency in Paul and Second Temple Judaism

Kyle B. Wells, Grace and Agency in Paul and Second Temple Judaism: Interpreting the Transformation of the Heart
Reviewed by Don Garlington

2017.01.29. Walt, Paolo e le parole di Gesù

Luigi Walt, Paolo e le parole di Gesù: Frammenti di un insegnamento orale
Reviewed by Ilaria L. E. Ramelli

2017.01.28. Vance, Athas, and Avrahami, Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia: A Reader’s Edition

Donald R. Vance, George Athas, and Yael Avrahami, Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia: A Reader’s Edition
Reviewed by Hubert Keener

2017.01.27. Van Seters, The Pentateuch

John Van Seters, The Pentateuch: A Social-Science Commentary
Reviewed by Jean Louis Ska

2017.01.26. Strauss, Mark

Mark L. Strauss, Mark
Reviewed by J. Andrew Doole

2017.01.25. Stowasser, Das Gottesbild in der Offenbarung des Johannes

Martin Stowasser, ed., Das Gottesbild in der Offenbarung des Johannes
Reviewed by Nils Neumann

2017.01.24. Shepherd, Theological Interpretation and Isaiah 53

Charles E. Shepherd, Theological Interpretation and Isaiah 53: A Critical Comparison of Bernhard Duhm, Brevard Childs, and Alec Motyer
Reviewed by J. Todd Hibbard

2017.01.23. Matthews, The Cultural World of the Bible

Victor H. Matthews, The Cultural World of the Bible: An Illustrated Guide to Manners and Customs
Reviewed by Tyler R. Yoder

2017.01.22. Longenecker, Paul, Apostle of Liberty

Richard N. Longenecker, Paul, Apostle of Liberty
Reviewed by Panayotis Coutsoumpos

2017.01.21. Langford, Defending Hope

Justin Langford, Defending Hope: Semiotics and Intertextuality in 1 Peter
Reviewed by Katherine M. Hockey

2017.01.20. Hayes, What’s Divine about Divine Law?

Christine Hayes, What’s Divine about Divine Law? Early Perspectives
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2017.01.19. Gregory and Tuckett, The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Apocrypha

Andrew Gregory and Christopher Tuckett, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Apocrypha
Reviewed by Janet Spittler

2017.01.18. Giuntoli and Schmid, The Post-Priestly Pentateuch

Federico Giuntoli and Konrad Schmid, eds., The Post-Priestly Pentateuch: New Perspectives on Its Redactional Development and Theological Profiles
Reviewed by Ernst Axel Knauf

2017.01.17. Fretheim, What Kind of God?

Terence E. Fretheim; Michael J. Chan and Brent A. Strawn, eds., What Kind of God? Collected Essays of Terence E. Fretheim
Reviewed by Carmen Imes

2017.01.16. Chavel, Oracular Law and Priestly Historiography in the Torah

Simeon Chavel, Oracular Law and Priestly Historiography in the Torah
Reviewed by Benjamin D. Sommer

2017.01.15. Zawadzki, Der Kommentar Cyrills von Alexandrien zum 1. Korintherbrief

Konrad Zawadzki, Der Kommentar Cyrills von Alexandrien zum 1. Korintherbrief: Einleitung, kritischer Text, Übersetzung, Einzelanalyse
Reviewed by David Kneip

2017.01.14. Warren, My Flesh Is Meat Indeed

Meredith J. C. Warren, My Flesh Is Meat Indeed: A Nonsacramental Reading of John 6:51–58
Reviewed by Dana Robinson

2017.01.13. Vahrenhorst, Der erste Brief des Petrus

Martin Vahrenhorst, Der erste Brief des Petrus
Reviewed by Torrey Seland

2017.01.12. Seo, Luke’s Jesus in the Roman Empire and the Emperor in the Gospel of Luke

Pyung Soo Seo, Luke’s Jesus in the Roman Empire and the Emperor in the Gospel of Luke
Reviewed by Frank E. Dicken

2017.01.11. Sargent, Written To Serve

Benjamin Sargent, Written To Serve: The Use of Scripture in 1 Peter
Reviewed by Abson Joseph

2017.01.10. Pummer, The Samaritans

Reinhard Pummer, The Samaritans: A Profile
Reviewed by Monika Schreiber

2017.01.09. Lambert, How Repentance Became Biblical

David A. Lambert, How Repentance Became Biblical: Judaism, Christianity, and the Interpretation of Scripture
Reviewed by Dru Johnson

2017.01.08. Laato, Guide to Biblical Chronology

Antti Laato, Guide to Biblical Chronology
Reviewed by Ernst Axel Knauf

2017.01.07. Labahn and Lehtipuu, People under Power

Michael Labahn and Outi Lehtipuu, eds., People under Power: Early Jewish and Christian Responses to the Roman Empire
Reviewed by Warren Carter

2017.01.06. Houston, Amos: Justice and Violence

Walter J. Houston, Amos: Justice and Violence
Reviewed by Karl Möller

2017.01.05. Hoag, Wealth in Ancient Ephesus and the First Letter to Timothy

Gary G. Hoag, Wealth in Ancient Ephesus and the First Letter to Timothy: Fresh Insights from Ephesiaca by Xenophon of Ephesus
Reviewed by Susana de Sola Funsten

2017.01.04. Hartenstein and Schmid, Abschied von der Priesterschrift?

Friedhelm Hartenstein and Konrad Schmid, eds., Abschied von der Priesterschrift? Zum Stand der Pentateuchdebatte
Reviewed by David M. Carr

2017.01.03. Gaines, The Poetic Priestly Source

Jason M. H. Gaines, The Poetic Priestly Source
Reviewed by Frank H. Polak

2017.01.02. Morgan-Wynne, Paul’s Pisidian Antioch Speech

John Eifion Morgan-Wynne, Paul’s Pisidian Antioch Speech: Acts 13
Reviewed by Lars Kierspel

2017.01.01. Dinkler, Silent Statements

Michal Beth Dinkler, Silent Statements: Narrative Representations of Speech and Silence in the Gospel of Luke
Reviewed by Mikeal C. Parsons