2020.09.20. Schaper, Media and Monotheism

Joachim Schaper, Media and Monotheism: Presence, Representation, and Abstraction in Ancient Judea
Reviewed by Dominik Markl

2020.09.19. Nongbri, God’s Library

2020.09.18. Mitchell and Pilhofer, Early Christianity in Asia Minor and Cyprus

Stephen Mitchell and Philipp Pilhofer, eds., Early Christianity in Asia Minor and Cyprus: From the Margins to the Mainstream
Reviewed by Raymond Van Dam

2020.09.17. Marcus, Hidden Treasure

David Marcus, Hidden Treasure: Doublet Catchwords in the Leningrad Codex
Reviewed by Timothy G. Crawford

2020.09.16. Licona, Why Are There Differences in the Gospels?

Reviewed by Eve-Marie Becker

2020.09.15. Havea, Sea of Readings

Jione Havea, ed., Sea of Readings: The Bible in the South Pacific
Reviewed by Michelle Eastwood

2020.09.14. Gault, Body as Landscape, Love as Intoxication

2020.09.13. Colvin, The Lost Supper

2020.09.12. Carter, Mark

Warren Carter, Mark
Reviewed by Barry S. Crawford

2020.09.11. Akagi, Proclaiming the Judge of the Living and the Dead

2020.09.10. Yu, Bonds and Boundaries among the Early Churches

Chun Ling Yu, Bonds and Boundaries among the Early Churches: Community Maintenance in the Letter of James and the Didache
Reviewed by Kyle R. Hughes

2020.09.09. Warren, Food and Transformation in Ancient Mediterranean Literature

Meredith J. C. Warren, Food and Transformation in Ancient Mediterranean Literature
Reviewed by Cynthia Shafer-Elliott

2020.09.08. Stuckenbruck, Langstaff, and Tilly, “Make Disciples of All Nations”

Loren T. Stuckenbruck, Beth Langstaff, and Michael Tilly, eds., “Make Disciples of All Nations”: The Appeal and Authority of Christian Faith in Hellenistic-Roman Times
Reviewed by S. Scott Bartchy

2020.09.07. Smith, The Idea of Nicaea in the Early Church Councils, AD 431–451

Mark S. Smith, The Idea of Nicaea in the Early Church Councils, AD 431–451
Reviewed by Young Richard Kim

2020.09.06. Schreiner, Matthew, Disciple and Scribe

Patrick Schreiner, Matthew, Disciple and Scribe: The First Gospel and Its Portrait of Jesus
Reviewed by Marc Groenbech-Dam

2020.09.05. Sader, The History and Archaeology of Phoenicia

Hélène Sader, The History and Archaeology of Phoenicia
Reviewed by Helen Dixon

2020.09.04. Levenson, Joseph: Portraits through the Ages

Alan T. Levenson, Joseph: Portraits through the Ages
Reviewed by Corinne E. Blackmer

2020.09.03. Jack, The Prodigal Son in English and American Literature

Allison M. Jack, The Prodigal Son in English and American Literature: Five Hundred Years of Literary Homecomings
Reviewed by Anthony Swindell

2020.09.02. Gignilliat, Reading Scripture Canonically

Mark S. Gignilliat, Reading Scripture Canonically: Theological Instincts for Old Testament Interpretation
Reviewed by Robert L. Foster

2020.09.01. Doedens, The Sons of God in Genesis 6:1–4

Jaap Doedens, The Sons of God in Genesis 6:1–4: Analysis and History of Exegesis
Reviewed by Michael Hundley

2020.08.46. Wilhite, “One of Life and One of Death”

Shawn J. Wilhite, “One of Life and One of Death”: Apocalypticism and the Didache’s Two Ways
Reviewed by Jonathan A. Draper

2020.08.45. White and Keddie, Jewish Fictional Letters from Hellenistic Egypt

L. Michael White and G. Anthony Keddie, Jewish Fictional Letters from Hellenistic Egypt: The Epistle of Aristeas and Related Literature
Reviewed by Maren Niehoff

2020.08.44. Lasater, Facets of Fear

Philip Michael Lasater, Facets of Fear: The Fear of God in Exilic and Post-exilic Contexts
Reviewed by Lester L. Grabbe

2020.08.43. Kugler, When God Wanted to Destroy the Chosen People

Gili Kugler, When God Wanted to Destroy the Chosen People: Biblical Traditions and Theology on the Move
Reviewed by Jeffery M. Leonard

2020.08.42. Kim, Die Parusie bei Lukas

Young Ho Kim, Die Parusie bei Lukas: Eine literarisch-exegetische Untersuchung zu den Parusieaussagen im lukanischen Doppelwerk
Reviewed by Nils Neumann

2020.08.41. Jacobson, Agrippa II: The Last of the Herods

David M. Jacobson, Agrippa II: The Last of the Herods
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2020.08.40. Frey, Qumran, Early Judaism, and New Testament Interpretation

Jörg Frey; Jacob Cerone, ed., Qumran, Early Judaism, and New Testament Interpretation: Kleine Schriften III
Reviewed by George J. Brooke

2020.08.38. Faure, Les Actes des Apôtres

Patrick Faure, Les Actes des Apôtres: Texte Occidental Reconstituté
Reviewed by Jenny Read-Heimerdinger

2020.08.38. Deibert, Second Corinthians and Paul’s Gospel of Human Mortality

Richard I. Deibert, Second Corinthians and Paul’s Gospel of Human Mortality: How Paul’s Experience of Death Authorizes His Apostolic Authority in Corinth
Reviewed by Frederick David Carr

2020.08.37. Čapek and Lipschits, The Last Century in the History of Judah

Filip Čapek and Oded Lipschits, eds., The Last Century in the History of Judah: The Seventh Century BCE in Archaeological, Historical, and Biblical Perspectives
Reviewed by Tony W. Cartledge

2020.08.36. Thum and Declerck, Die Schriften des Johannes von Damaskos

Tobias Thum and José Declerck, eds., Die Schriften des Johannes von Damaskos
Reviewed by Johannes Zachhuber

2020.08.35. Takeuchi, Death and Divine Judgment in Ecclesiastes

Kumiko Takeuchi, Death and Divine Judgment in Ecclesiastes
Reviewed by Brandon R. Grafius

2020.08.34. Sader, The History and Archaeology of Phoenicia

Hélène Sader, The History and Archaeology of Phoenicia
Reviewed by Wolfgang Zwickel

2020.08.33. Reed, Jewish-Christianity and the History of Judaism

Annette Yoshiko Reed, Jewish-Christianity and the History of Judaism: Collected Essays
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2020.08.32. Magid and Levy, The Bible, the Talmud, and the New Testament

Shaul Magid, ed.; Jordan Gayle Levy, trans., The Bible, the Talmud, and the New Testament: Elijah Zvi Soloveitchik’s Commentary to the Gospels
Reviewed by Leonard J. Greenspoon

2020.08.31. Lunn, St. Cyril of Alexandria: Glaphyra on the Pentateuch

Nicholas P. Lunn, St. Cyril of Alexandria: Glaphyra on the Pentateuch
Reviewed by Jonathan Douglas Hicks

2020.08.30. Krusche, Göttliches und irdisches Königtum in den Psalmen

Marcel Krusche, Göttliches und irdisches Königtum in den Psalmen
Reviewed by Martin Leuenberger

2020.08.29. Jacob, Conformed to the Image of His Son

Haley Goranson Jacob, Conformed to the Image of His Son: Reconsidering Paul’s Theology of Glory in Romans
Reviewed by J. J. Johnson Leese

2020.08.28. Edsall, The Reception of Paul and Early Christian Initiation

Benjamin A. Edsall, The Reception of Paul and Early Christian Initiation: History and Hermeneutics
Reviewed by Janelle Peters

2020.08.27. Dvorak and Dawson, The Epistle of James

James D. Dvorak and Zachary K. Dawson, The Epistle of James: Linguistic Exegesis of an Early Christian Letter
Reviewed by Darian R. Lockett

2020.08.26. Cadwallader, Stones, Bones, and the Sacred

Alan H. Cadwallader, ed., Stones, Bones, and the Sacred: Essays on Material Culture and Ancient Religion in Honor of Dennis E. Smith
Reviewed by Rosemary Canavan

2020.08.25. Bosworth, House of Weeping

David A. Bosworth, House of Weeping: The Motif of Tears in Akkadian and Hebrew Prayers
Reviewed by Anthony P. SooHoo, SJ

2020.08.24. Wyant, Beyond Mary or Martha

Jennifer S. Wyant, Beyond Mary or Martha: Reclaiming Ancient Models of Discipleship
Reviewed by Alicia D. Myers

2020.08.23. Thorsteinsson, Jesus as Philosopher

Runar M. Thorsteinsson, Jesus as Philosopher: The Moral Sage in the Synoptic Gospels
Reviewed by Janelle Peters

2020.08.22. Schellenberg and Krüger, Sounding Sensory Profiles in the Ancient Near East

Annette Schellenberg and Thomas Krüger, eds., Sounding Sensory Profiles in the Ancient Near East
Reviewed by Laura Quick

2020.08.21. Moyers, Reading Responsibly

Tony L. Moyers, Reading Responsibly: A Basic Guide to Biblical Interpretation
Reviewed by Jacob R. Evers

2020.08.20. Macina, The Lord’s Service

Robert D. Macina, The Lord’s Service: A Ritual Analysis of the Order, Function, and Purpose of the Daily Divine Service in the Pentateuch
Reviewed by Kevin L. Tolley

2020.08.19. Kraljic, Deuteronomium 10,12–11,32

Alexander Kraljic, Deuteronomium 10,12–11,32: Gottes Hauptgebot, der Gehorsam Israels und sein Land, eine Neuuntersuchung
Reviewed by Nathan MacDonald

2020.08.18. Knoebel, Isidore of Seville: Sententiae

Thomas L. Knoebel, Isidore of Seville: Sententiae
Reviewed by Jonathan Douglas Hicks

2020.08.17. Davis, Reconstructing the Temple

Andrew R. Davis, Reconstructing the Temple: The Royal Rhetoric of Temple Renovation in the Ancient Near East and Israel
Reviewed by Peter Dubovský

2020.08.16. Cheung and Spurgeon, James: A Pastoral and Contextual Commentary

Luke L. Cheung and Andrew B. Spurgeon, James: A Pastoral and Contextual Commentary
Reviewed by Darian R. Lockett

2020.08.15. Boyarin, The Talmud—A Personal Take

Daniel Boyarin; Tal Hever-Chybowski, ed., The Talmud—A Personal Take: Selected Essays
Reviewed by Yishai Kiel

2020.08.14. Bietak, Matthiae, and Prell, Ancient Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Palaces 2

Manfred Bietak, Paolo Matthiae, and Silvia Prell, eds., Ancient Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Palaces, Volume 2: Proceedings of a Workshop Held at the Tenth Icaane in Vienna, 25–26 April 2016
Reviewed by Zachary Thomas

2020.08.13. Arnold, Der Wahre Logos des Kelsos

Johannes Arnold, Der Wahre Logos des Kelsos: Eine Strukturanalyse
Reviewed by John Granger Cook

2020.08.12. Watson, Magic in Ancient Greece and Rome

Lindsay C. Watson, Magic in Ancient Greece and Rome
Reviewed by Michael V. Flowers

2020.08.11. Ware, Paul’s Theology in Context

James P. Ware, Paul’s Theology in Context: Creation, Incarnation, Covenant, and Kingdom
Reviewed by Jonathan More

2020.08.10. Shechter, The Idea of Monotheism

Jack Shechter, The Idea of Monotheism: The Evolution of a Foundational Concept
Reviewed by James W. Haring

2020.08.09. del Olmo Lete, The Private Archives of Ugarit

Gregorio del Olmo Lete, The Private Archives of Ugarit: A Functional Analysis
Reviewed by Joseph Lam

2020.08.08. Nanos, Reading Paul within Judaism

Mark D. Nanos, Reading Paul within Judaism: Collected Essays of Mark D. Nanos, Vol. 1
Reviewed by J. Thomas Hewitt

2020.08.07. Marcus, John the Baptist in History and Theology

Joel Marcus, John the Baptist in History and Theology
Reviewed by Rivka Nir

2020.08.06. Litwa, How the Gospels Became History

M. David Litwa, How the Gospels Became History: Jesus and Mediterranean Myths
Reviewed by Alan Kirk

2020.08.05. Knoppers, Judah and Samaria in Postmonarchic Times

Gary N. Knoppers, Judah and Samaria in Postmonarchic Times: Essays on Their Histories and Literatures
Reviewed by Lisbeth S. Fried

2020.08.04. Gillmayr-Bucher and Häusl, Prayers and the Construction of Israelite Identity

Susanne Gillmayr-Bucher and Maria Häusl, eds., Prayers and the Construction of Israelite Identity
Reviewed by Brian Rainey

2020.08.03. Fredriksen and Svartvik, Krister among the Jews and Gentiles

Paula Fredriksen and Jesper Svartvik, eds., Krister among the Jews and Gentiles: Essays in Appreciation of the Life and Work of Krister Stendahl
Reviewed by Richard Horsley

2020.08.02. Evans, You Shall Know That I Am Yahweh

John F. Evans, You Shall Know That I Am Yahweh: An Inner-biblical Interpretation of Ezekiel’s Recognition Formula
Reviewed by Julie Galambush

2020.08.01. Cadwallader, The Politics of the Revised Version

Alan H. Cadwallader, The Politics of the Revised Version: A Tale of Two New Testament Revision Companies
Reviewed by Geoffrey R. Treloar

2020.07.70. Wyant, Beyond Mary or Martha

Jennifer S. Wyant, Beyond Mary or Martha: Reclaiming Ancient Models of Discipleship
Reviewed by Jennifer Knust

2020.07.69. Wire, 2 Corinthians

Antoinette Clark Wire, 2 Corinthians
Reviewed by Annelies Moeser

2020.07.68. Trotter, The Jerusalem Temple in Diaspora Jewish Practice and Thought during the Second Temple Period

Jonathan R. Trotter, The Jerusalem Temple in Diaspora Jewish Practice and Thought during the Second Temple Period
Reviewed by Benjamin D. Gordon

2020.07.67. Swidler, Three Jesus Certitudes

Leonard J. Swidler, Three Jesus Certitudes: Pacifism, Feminism, and the Birth of Christianity
Reviewed by James F. McGrath

2020.07.66. Storin, Self-Portrait in Three Colors

Bradley K. Storin, Self-Portrait in Three Colors: Gregory of Nazianzus’s Epistolary Autobiography
Reviewed by B. Lee Blackburn Jr.

2020.07.65. Sloan, Mark 13 and the Return of the Shepherd

Paul T. Sloan, Mark 13 and the Return of the Shepherd: The Narrative Logic of Zechariah in Mark
Reviewed by Barry L. Blackburn

2020.07.64. Shillington, James and Paul

V. George Shillington, James and Paul: The Politics of Identity at the Turn of the Ages
Reviewed by James Hanson

2020.07.63. Morris, Warding Off Evil

Michael J. Morris, Warding Off Evil: Apotropaic Tradition in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Synoptic Gospels
Reviewed by Archie T. Wright

2020.07.62. McAffee, Life and Mortality in Ugaritic

Matthew McAffee, Life and Mortality in Ugaritic: A Lexical and Literary Study
Reviewed by Timothy Hogue

2020.07.61. Levison, The Holy Spirit before Christianity

John R. Levison, The Holy Spirit before Christianity
Reviewed by Richard S. Briggs

2020.07.60. Guy, United in Exile, Reunited in Restoration

Jordan Guy, United in Exile, Reunited in Restoration: The Chronicler’s Agenda
Reviewed by Yigal Levin

2020.07.59. Gillmayr-Bucher and Häusl, Prayers and the Construction of Israelite Identity

Susanne Gillmayr-Bucher and Maria Häusl, eds., Prayers and the Construction of Israelite Identity
Reviewed by Carol A. Newsom

2020.07.58. Van Egmond, Augustine’s Early Thought on the Redemptive Function of Divine Judgment

Bart van Egmond, Augustine’s Early Thought on the Redemptive Function of Divine Judgment
Reviewed by Evgenia Moiseeva

2020.07.57. Castelo and Wall, The Marks of Scripture

Daniel Castelo and Robert W. Wall, The Marks of Scripture: Rethinking the Nature of the Bible
Reviewed by J. Michael Thigpen

2020.07.56. Ameling et al., eds., Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palestinae, Volume 4: Iudaea/Idumaea

Walter Ameling, Hannah M. Cotton, Werner Eck, Avner Ecker, Benjamin Isaac, Alla Kushnir-Stein, Haggai Misgav, Jonathan Price, Peter Weiß, and Ada Yardeni, eds., Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palestinae, Volume 4: Iudaea/Idumaea
Reviewed by Lester L. Grabbe

2020.07.55. Yansen, Daughter Zion’s Trauma

Reviewed by Barbara Bakke Kaiser

2020.07.54. Tilford, Women and the Society of Biblical Literature

Reviewed by Alice Ogden Bellis

2020.07.53. Schröter, Butticaz, and Dettwiler, Receptions of Paul in Early Christianity

Reviewed by Benjamin A. Edsall

2020.07.52. Peterson, Commentary on Romans

David G. Peterson, Commentary on Romans
Reviewed by Andrew B. Spurgeon

2020.07.51. Korner, The Origin and Meaning of Ekklēsia in the Early Jesus Movement

Reviewed by James R. Harrison

2020.07.50. Joerstad, The Hebrew Bible and Environmental Ethics

Reviewed by Margaret M. Daly-Denton

2020.07.49. Eckhardt, Private Associations and Jewish Communities in the Hellenistic and Roman Cities

Reviewed by John S. Kloppenborg

2020.07.48. Ebach and Leuenberger, Tradition(en) im alten Israel

Reviewed by Peter Porzig

2020.07.47. Arnold, Justification in the Second Century

Reviewed by Chris Kugler

2020.07.46. Allard, Durand, and de Lovinfosse, Fins et commencements, Renvois et interactions

Maxime Allard, Emmanuel Durand, and Marie de Lovinfosse, eds., Fins et commencements, Renvois et interactions: Mélanges offerts à Michel Gourgues
Reviewed by Jean-François Racine

2020.07.45. Williams, Matthew: Interpreted by Early Christian Commentators

D. H. Williams, Matthew: Interpreted by Early Christian Commentators
Reviewed by Tobias Ålöw

2020.07.44. Watts, Understanding the Pentateuch as a Scripture

James W. Watts, Understanding the Pentateuch as a Scripture
Reviewed by Jean Louis Ska

2020.07.43. Walton and Walton, Demons and Spirits in Biblical Theology

John H. Walton and J. Harvey Walton, Demons and Spirits in Biblical Theology: Reading the Biblical Text in Its Cultural and Literary Context
Reviewed by Maryann Amor

2020.07.42. Theobald, Teufel, Tod und Trauer

Florian Theobald, Teufel, Tod und Trauer: Der Satan im Johannesevangelium und seine Vorgeschichte
Reviewed by Eve-Marie Becker

2020.07.41. Swartz, The Mechanics of Providence

Michael D. Swartz, The Mechanics of Providence: The Workings of Ancient Jewish Magic and Mysticism
Reviewed by Jesse Rainbow

2020.07.40. Reeves and Reed, Enoch from Antiquity to the Middle Ages

John C. Reeves and Annette Yoshiko Reed, Enoch from Antiquity to the Middle Ages: Sources from Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Reviewed by Theron Clay Mock III

2020.07.39. Nongbri, God’s Library

Brent Nongbri, God’s Library: The Archaeology of the Earliest Christian Manuscripts
Reviewed by Roberta Mazza

2020.07.38. Nissinen, Prophets and Prophecy in the Ancient Near East

Martti Nissinen, Prophets and Prophecy in the Ancient Near East
Reviewed by Bob Becking

2020.07.37. Moxon, Peter’s Halakhic Nightmare

John R. L. Moxon, Peter’s Halakhic Nightmare
Reviewed by David Lertis Matson

2020.07.36. Mihálykó, The Christian Liturgical Papyri

Ágnes T. Mihálykó, The Christian Liturgical Papyri: An Introduction
Reviewed by Jade Weimer

2020.07.35. Livneh, Studies on Jewish and Christian Historical Summaries from the Hellenistic and Early Roman Periods

Atar Livneh, Studies on Jewish and Christian Historical Summaries from the Hellenistic and Early Roman Periods
Reviewed by Erich S. Gruen

2020.07.34. Keady, Klutz, and Strine, Scripture as Social Discourse

Jessica M. Keady, Todd E. Klutz, and C. A. Strine, eds., Scripture as Social Discourse: Social-Scientific Perspectives on Early Jewish and Christian Writings
Reviewed by Dominic S. Irudayaraj

2020.07.33. Janzen, Trauma and the Failure of History

David Janzen, Trauma and the Failure of History: Kings, Lamentations, and the Destruction of Jerusalem
Reviewed by Rachelle Gilmour

2020.07.32. Hunt and Marlow, Ecology and Theology in the Ancient World

Alisa Hunt and Hilary Marlow, eds., Ecology and Theology in the Ancient World: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives
Reviewed by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson

2020.07.31. Arnold, Justification in the Second Century

Brian J. Arnold, Justification in the Second Century
Reviewed by H. H. Drake Williams III

2020.07.30. Watson and Culy, Quoting Corinthians

Edward W. Watson and Martin M. Culy, Quoting Corinthians: Identifying Slogans and Quotations in 1 Corinthians
Reviewed by H. H. Drake Williams III

2020.07.29. Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries

Peter J. Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries
Reviewed by Amy-Jill Levine

2020.07.28. Ska, A Basic Guide to the Old Testament

Jean-Louis Ska, A Basic Guide to the Old Testament
Reviewed by Andrew Steinmann

2020.07.27. Scollo, The Strength Needed to Enter the Kingdom of God

Giuseppe G. Scollo, The Strength Needed to Enter the Kingdom of God: An Exegetical and Theological Study of Luke 16,16 in Context
Reviewed by Mark A. Proctor

2020.07.26. Schellenberg and Krüger, Sounding Sensory Profiles in the Ancient Near East

Annette Schellenberg and Thomas Krüger, eds., Sounding Sensory Profiles in the Ancient Near East
Reviewed by Margaret Cohen

2020.07.25. Porten and Yardeni, Textbook of Aramaic Ostraca from Idumea, Volume 3

Bezalel Porten and Ada Yardeni, Textbook of Aramaic Ostraca from Idumea, Volume 3: Dossiers 51–300.6; 488 Commodity Chits
Reviewed by Jerome Lund

2020.07.24. Pitts, History, Biography, and the Genre of Luke-Acts

Andrew W. Pitts, History, Biography, and the Genre of Luke-Acts: An Exploration of Literary Divergence in Greek Narrative Discourse
Reviewed by Daniel L. Smith

2020.07.23. Park, 2 Kings

Song-Mi Suzie Park, 2 Kings
Reviewed by Steven L. McKenzie

2020.07.22. Hoyt, Amos, Jonah, and Micah

JoAnna M. Hoyt, Amos, Jonah, and Micah
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

2020.07.21. Holtz, Praying Legally

Shalom E. Holtz, Praying Legally
Reviewed by Alan Lenzi

2020.07.20. Edzard, Sartori, and Cassuto, Case and Mood Endings in Semitic Languages

Lutz Edzard, Manuel Sartori, and Philippe Cassuto, eds., Case and Mood Endings in Semitic Languages: Myth or Reality?
Reviewed by H. H. Hardy II

2020.07.19. Dunn, Jesus according to the New Testament

James D. G. Dunn, Jesus according to the New Testament
Reviewed by Tobias Ålöw

2020.07.18. Dodson, Sethy I, King of Egypt

Aidan Dodson, Sethy I, King of Egypt: His Life and Afterlife
Reviewed by Nicky Nielsen

2020.07.17. Breytenbach, God’s Power for Salvation

Cilliers Breytenbach, ed., God’s Power for Salvation: Romans 1,1–5,11
Reviewed by Gudrun Nassauer

2020.07.16. Blackwell, Goodrich, and Maston, Reading Revelation in Context

Ben C. Blackwell, John K. Goodrich, and Jason Maston, eds., Reading Revelation in Context: John’s Apocalypse and Second Temple Judaism
Reviewed by Michael Naylor

2020.07.15. Whitenton, Configuring Nicodemus

Michael R. Whitenton, Configuring Nicodemus: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Complex Characterization
Reviewed by Mark A. Matson

2020.07.14. Van Pelt and Pratico, Biblical Hebrew Vocabulary in Context

Miles V. Van Pelt and Gary D. Pratico, Biblical Hebrew Vocabulary in Context
Reviewed by Sarah Baker

2020.07.13. Stoppel, Von Angesicht zu Angesicht

Hendrik Stoppel, Von Angesicht zu Angesicht: Ouvertüre am Horeb. Deuteronomium 5 und 9–10 und die Textgestalt ihrer Folie
Reviewed by Florian Oepping

2020.07.12. Smith, The Fourth Gospel and the Manufacture of Minds in Ancient Historiography, Biography, Romance, and Drama

Tyler Smith, The Fourth Gospel and the Manufacture of Minds in Ancient Historiography, Biography, Romance, and Drama
Reviewed by Jo-Ann A. Brant

2020.07.11. Rosenberg, Ancestral Queerness

Gil Rosenberg, Ancestral Queerness: The Normal and the Deviant in the Abraham and Sarah Narratives
Reviewed by Susan E. Haddox

2020.07.10. Perrin, Family 13 in St. John’s Gospel

Jac D. Perrin, Family 13 in St. John’s Gospel: A Computer Assisted Phylogenetic Analysis
Reviewed by Stephen C. Carlson

2020.07.09. McEntire, Not Scattered or Confused

Mark McEntire, Not Scattered or Confused: Rethinking the Urban World of the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Mary Mills

2020.07.08. Herman and Rubenstein, The Aggada of the Bavli and Its Cultural World

Geoffrey Herman and Jeffrey L. Rubenstein, eds., The Aggada of the Bavli and Its Cultural World
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2020.07.07. Hagner, How New Is the New Testament?

Donald A. Hagner, How New Is the New Testament? First-Century Judaism and the Emergence of Christianity
Reviewed by James P. Sweeney

2020.07.06. Girón Izquierdo, “Maestro, dónde vives?” (Jn 1,38)

Jesús Girón Izquierdo, “Maestro, dónde vives?” (Jn 1,38): Estudio exegético-teológico sobre la función del adverbio “dónde” (ποῦ) en el evangelio de Juan
Reviewed by Francis Macatangay

2020.07.05. Fredriksen, When Christians Were Jews

Paula Fredriksen, When Christians Were Jews: The First Generation
Reviewed by Joel Marcus

2020.07.04. Flury, Erzählungen von Schöpfung, Erzeltern und Exodus

André Flury, Erzählungen von Schöpfung, Erzeltern und Exodus
Reviewed by Annette Schellenberg

2020.07.03. Charlesworth, The Unperceived Continuity of Isaiah

James H. Charlesworth, ed., The Unperceived Continuity of Isaiah
Reviewed by Csaba Balogh

2020.07.02. Becking, Ezra-Nehemiah

Bob Becking, Ezra-Nehemiah
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

2020.07.01. Ahn, Landscapes of Korean and Korean American Biblical Interpretation

John Ahn, ed., Landscapes of Korean and Korean American Biblical Interpretation
Reviewed by Adam F. Braun

2020.06.53. Tan, The Rhetoric of Abraham’s Faith in Romans 4

Andrew Kimseng Tan, The Rhetoric of Abraham’s Faith in Romans 4
Reviewed by Jeffrey Aernie

2020.06.52. Scialabba, Creation and Salvation

Daniela Scialabba, Creation and Salvation: Models of Relationship between the God of Israel and the Nations in the Book of Jonah, in Psalm 33 (MT and LXX) and in the Novel Joseph and Aseneth
Reviewed by Brandon R. Grafius

2020.06.51. Rupschus, Frauen in Qumran

Nicole Rupschus, Frauen in Qumran
Reviewed by Peter Porzig

2020.06.50. Regev, The Temple in Early Christianity

Eyal Regev, The Temple in Early Christianity: Experiencing the Sacred
Reviewed by Timothy Wardle

2020.06.49. Lombardo, Gilgamesh

Stanley Lombardo, Gilgamesh
Reviewed by Kathryn Slanski

2020.06.48. Lewis, Viktor Frankl and the Book of Job

Marshall H. Lewis, Viktor Frankl and the Book of Job: A Search for Meaning
Reviewed by Davis Hankins

2020.06.47. Garroway, The Beginning of the Gospel

Joshua D. Garroway, The Beginning of the Gospel: Paul, Philippi, and the Origins of Christianity
Reviewed by Paula Fredriksen

2020.06.46. Bennett, Labor of God

Thomas Andrew Bennett, Labor of God: The Agony of the Cross as the Birth of the Church
Reviewed by Edmon L. Gallagher

2020.06.45. Vroom, The Authority of Law in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Judaism

Jonathan Vroom, The Authority of Law in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Judaism: Tracing the Origins of Legal Obligation from Ezra to Qumran
Reviewed by Phillip Michael Lasater

2020.06.44. Thompson and Wright, Ethics in Contexts

James W. Thompson and Richard A. Wright, eds., Ethics in Contexts: Essays in Honor of Wendell Lee Willis
Reviewed by Nicholas J. Zola

2020.06.43. Schröter, Nicklas, and Verheyden, Gospels and Gospel Traditions in the Second Century

Jens Schröter, Tobias Nicklas, and Joseph Verheyden, eds., Gospels and Gospel Traditions in the Second Century: Experiments in Reception
Reviewed by Jacob A. Lollar

2020.06.42. Sanders, Scripture in Its Historical Contexts

James A. Sanders; Craig A. Evans, ed., Scripture in Its Historical Contexts: Volume I: Text, Canon, and Qumran
Reviewed by Sidnie White Crawford

2020.06.41. Rogers, Didymus the Blind and the Alexandrian Christian Reception of Philo

Justin M. Rogers, Didymus the Blind and the Alexandrian Christian Reception of Philo
Reviewed by Andrew M. King V

2020.06.40. Ro, Story and History

Johannes Unsok Ro, ed., Story and History: The Kings of Israel and Judah in Context
Reviewed by John W. Herbst

2020.06.39. Penwell, Jesus the Samaritan

Stewart Penwell, Jesus the Samaritan: Ethnic Labeling in the Gospel of John
Reviewed by Vien V. Nguyen, SCJ

2020.06.38. Ophir and Rosen-Zvi, Goy

Adi Ophir and Ishay Rosen-Zvi, Goy: Israel’s Multiple Others and the Birth of the Gentile
Reviewed by Jennifer M. Matheny

2020.06.37. Newsom, Rhetoric and Hermeneutics

Carol A. Newsom, Rhetoric and Hermeneutics: Approaches to Text, Tradition and Social Construction in Biblical and Second Temple Literature
Reviewed by Malka Simkovich

2020.06.36. Henze and Lied, The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha

Matthias Henze and Liv Ingeborg Lied, eds., The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha: Fifty Years of the Pseudepigrapha Section at the SBL
Reviewed by Susan Docherty

2020.06.35. Heil, Harb, and Smith, Built on Rock or Sand?

Christoph Heil, Gertraud Harb, and Daniel A. Smith, eds., Built on Rock or Sand? Q Studies: Retrospects, Introspects, and Prospects
Reviewed by Olegs Andrejevs

2020.06.34. Hartenstein and Willi, Psalmen und Chronik

Friedhelm Hartenstein and Thomas Willi, eds., Psalmen und Chronik
Reviewed by Manfred Oeming

2020.06.33. Frey and Rupschus, Frauen im antiken Judentum und frühen Christentum

Jörg Frey and Nicole Rupschus, eds., Frauen im antiken Judentum und frühen Christentum
Reviewed by Catherine Hezser

2020.06.32. Edmonds, Drawing Down the Moon

Radcliffe G. Edmonds II, Drawing Down the Moon: Magic in the Ancient Greco-Roman World
Reviewed by David Frankfurter

2020.06.31. Charles, The Silencing of Slaves in Early Jewish and Christian Texts

Ronald Charles, The Silencing of Slaves in Early Jewish and Christian Texts
Reviewed by S. Scott Bartchy

2020.06.30. Ward-Lev, The Liberating Path of the Hebrew Prophets

Nahum Ward-Lev, The Liberating Path of the Hebrew Prophets: Then and Now
Reviewed by Scott Bayer

2020.06.29. Verheyden and Kloppenborg, The Gospels and Their Stories in Anthropological Perspective

Joseph Verheyden and John S. Kloppenborg, eds., The Gospels and Their Stories in Anthropological Perspective
Reviewed by Ernest van Eck

2020.06.28. Spencer, Luke

F. Scott Spencer, Luke
Reviewed by Kai Akagi

2020.06.27. Sharlach, An Ox of One’s Own

T. M. Sharlach, An Ox of One’s Own: Royal Wives and Religion at the Court of the Third Dynasty of Ur
Reviewed by Jacob Klein

2020.06.26. Robker, Balaam in Text and Tradition

Jonathan Miles Robker, Balaam in Text and Tradition
Reviewed by Clinton J. Moyer

2020.06.25. Pardes, The Song of Songs

Ilana Pardes, The Song of Songs: A Biography
Reviewed by Elsie R. Stern

2020.06.24. Orlov, Yahoel and Metatron

Andrei A. Orlov, Yahoel and Metatron: Aural Apocalypticism and the Origins of Early Jewish Mysticism
Reviewed by Pavlos D. Vasileiadis

2020.06.23. Meynet, Le Psautier: Troisième livre (Ps 73–89)

Roland Meynet, Le Psautier: Troisième livre (Ps 73–89)
Reviewed by Sophie Ramond

2020.06.22. Harker, The Colonizers’ Idols

Christina Harker, The Colonizers’ Idols: Paul, Galatia, and Empire in New Testament Studies
Reviewed by Davina C. Lopez

2020.06.21. Finitsis, Dress and Clothing in the Hebrew Bible

Antonios Finitsis, ed., Dress and Clothing in the Hebrew Bible: “For All Her Household Are Clothed in Crimson”
Reviewed by Victor H. Matthews

2020.06.20. Ferda, Jesus, the Gospels, and the Galilean Crisis

Tucker S. Ferda, Jesus, the Gospels, and the Galilean Crisis: The Origins, Reception, and Value of an Influential Hypothesis
Reviewed by Richard Horsley

2020.06.19. Cowan, The Writings of Luke and the Jewish Roots of the Christian Way

J. Andrew Cowan, The Writings of Luke and the Jewish Roots of the Christian Way: An Examination of the Aims of the First Christian Historian in the Light of Ancient Politics, Ethnography, and Historiography
Reviewed by David Andrew Smith

2020.06.18. Bolin, Ecclesiastes and the Riddle of Authorship

Thomas M. Bolin, Ecclesiastes and the Riddle of Authorship
Reviewed by Rebecca Scharbach Wollenberg

2020.06.17. Atkins, The Doubt of the Apostles and the Resurrection Faith of the Early Church

J. D. Atkins, The Doubt of the Apostles and the Resurrection Faith of the Early Church: The Post-resurrection Appearance Stories of the Gospels in Ancient Reception and Modern Debate
Reviewed by Alexander P. Thompson

2020.06.16. Ahn, Landscapes of Korean and Korean American Biblical Interpretation

John Ahn, ed., Landscapes of Korean and Korean American Biblical Interpretation
Reviewed by Dong Sung Kim

2020.06.15. Seifert, Der Markusschluss

Andreas Seifert, Der Markusschluss: Narratologie und Traditionsgeschichte
Reviewed by Jan Rüggemeier

2020.06.14. Ramis Darder, Mesopotamia y el Antiguo Testamento

Francesc Ramis Darder, Mesopotamia y el Antiguo Testamento
Reviewed by Nuria Calduch-Benages

2020.06.13. McNicol, The Persistence of God’s Endangered Promises

Allan J. McNicol, The Persistence of God’s Endangered Promises: The Bible’s Unified Story
Reviewed by Trevor Laurence

2020.06.12. McKnight, The Letter to Philemon

Scot McKnight, The Letter to Philemon
Reviewed by James P. Sweeney

2020.06.11. Lyon, The Genesis Creation Account in the Dead Sea Scrolls

Jeremy D. Lyon, The Genesis Creation Account in the Dead Sea Scrolls
Reviewed by Stephen Reed

2020.06.10. Lindeman Allen, For Theirs Is the Kingdom

Amy Lindeman Allen, For Theirs Is the Kingdom: Inclusion and Participation of Children in the Gospel according to Luke
Reviewed by A. James Murphy

2020.06.09. Invernizzi, “Perchi mi hai inviato?”

Laura Invernizzi, “Perchi mi hai inviato?”: Dalla diacronia redazionale alla dinamica narrativa in Es 5,1–7,7
Reviewed by Daniel Prokop

2020.06.08. Hart, From Temple to Tent

Sarah Hart, From Temple to Tent: From Real to Virtual World (Exodus 24:15–Numbers 10:28)
Reviewed by Michael Homan

2020.06.07. Gregory, The Gospel according to the Hebrews and the Gospel of the Ebionites

Andrew Gregory, ed., The Gospel according to the Hebrews and the Gospel of the Ebionites
Reviewed by David B. Sloan

2020.06.06. Gafni, Jews and Judaism in the Rabbinic Era

Isaiah Gafni, Jews and Judaism in the Rabbinic Era: Image and Reality – History and Historiography
Reviewed by Eliezer Diamond

2020.06.05. Campbell, The Nations in the Divine Economy

William S. Campbell, The Nations in the Divine Economy: Paul’s Covenantal Hermeneutics and Participation in Christ
Reviewed by David J. Neville

2020.06.04. Burz-Tropper, Studien zum Gottesbild im Johannesevangelium

Veronika Burz-Tropper, ed., Studien zum Gottesbild im Johannesevangelium
Reviewed by Jan Heilmann

2020.06.03. Bullard and Hatton, A Handbook on 1–2 Esdras

Roger A. Bullard and Howard A. Hatton, A Handbook on 1–2 Esdras
Reviewed by Andrew Daniel

2020.06.02. Bergren, A Latin-Greek Index of the Vulgate New Testament and the Apostolic Fathers

Theodore A. Bergren, A Latin-Greek Index of the Vulgate New Testament and the Apostolic Fathers
Reviewed by Thomas W. Hudgins

2020.06.01. Bahr, “The Time is Fulfilled”

Lynne Moss Bahr, “The Time is Fulfilled”: Jesus’s Apocalypticism in the Context of Continental Philosophy
Reviewed by Theron Clay Mock III

2020.05.62. Spencer, Song of Songs

F. Scott Spencer, Song of Songs
Reviewed by Laura Quick

2020.05.61. Oshima, Teaching Morality in Antiquity

T. M. Oshima, ed., Teaching Morality in Antiquity: Wisdom Texts, Oral Traditions, and Images
Reviewed by Al Wolters

2020.05.60. Naveros Córdova, To Live in the Spirit

Nélida Naveros Córdova, To Live in the Spirit: Paul and the Spirit of God
Reviewed by Zane McGee

2020.05.59. Nanos, Reading Corinthians and Philippians within Judaism

Mark D. Nanos, Reading Corinthians and Philippians within Judaism: Collected Essays of Mark D. Nanos
Reviewed by Gregory Lamb

2020.05.58. Myles, Class Struggle in the New Testament

Robert J. Myles, ed., Class Struggle in the New Testament
Reviewed by G. Anthony Keddie

2020.05.57. MacDonald, Allegiance, Opposition, and Misunderstanding

Deven K. MacDonald, Allegiance, Opposition, and Misunderstanding: A Narrative Critical Approach to Mark’s Christology
Reviewed by Richard Klee

2020.05.56. Lane, Luther’s Epistle of Straw

Jason D. Lane, Luther’s Epistle of Straw: The Voice of St. James in Reformation Preaching
Reviewed by Chris Blumhofer

2020.05.55. Holmes, The Function of Sublime Rhetoric in Hebrews

Christopher T. Holmes, The Function of Sublime Rhetoric in Hebrews: A Study in Hebrews 12:18–29
Reviewed by David M. Moffitt

2020.05.54. Hicks-Keeton and Concannon, The Museum of the Bible

Jill Hicks-Keeton and Cavan Concannon, eds., The Museum of the Bible: A Critical Introduction
Reviewed by Sidnie White Crawford

2020.05.53. Hays, The Origins of Isaiah 24–27

Christopher B. Hays, The Origins of Isaiah 24–27: Josiah’s Festival Scroll for the Fall of Assyria
Reviewed by Brad E. Kelle

2020.05.52. Grohmann and Kim, Second Wave Intertextuality and the Hebrew Bible

Marianne Grohmann and Hyun Chul Paul Kim, eds., Second Wave Intertextuality and the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Brandon R. Grafius

2020.05.51. Chango, L’Ecclésiaste à la confluence du judaïsme et de l’hellénisme

Paul-Marie Fidèle Chango, L’Ecclésiaste à la confluence du judaïsme et de l’hellénisme: Deux siècles d'histoire des études comparées du Qohélet et des vestiges littéraires et philosophiques grecs
Reviewed by Thomas Wagner

2020.05.50. Brown, An Introduction to the New Testament: The Abridged Edition

Raymond E. Brown; Marion L. Soards, ed., An Introduction to the New Testament: The Abridged Edition
Reviewed by Steven R. Shisley

2020.05.49. Beitzel, Lexham Geographic Commentary on the Gospels

Barry J. Beitzel, ed., Lexham Geographic Commentary on the Gospels
Reviewed by Daniel M. Gurtner

2020.05.48. Attridge, History, Theology, and Narrative Rhetoric in the Fourth Gospel

Harold W. Attridge, History, Theology, and Narrative Rhetoric in the Fourth Gospel
Reviewed by Adele Reinhartz

2020.05.47. Witherington, Biblical Theology

Ben Witherington III, Biblical Theology: The Convergence of the Canon
Reviewed by John Goldingay

2020.05.46. Schott, Eusebius of Caesarea, The History of the Church

Jeremy M. Schott, Eusebius of Caesarea, The History of the Church: A New Translation
Reviewed by Michael Hollerich

2020.05.45. Pettegrew, The Isthmus of Corinth

David K. Pettegrew, The Isthmus of Corinth: Crossroads of the Mediterranean World
Reviewed by D. Clint Burnett

2020.05.44. Moore, The Mysteries, Resurrection, and 1 Corinthians 15

Terri Moore, The Mysteries, Resurrection, and 1 Corinthians 15
Reviewed by Gudrun Nassauer

2020.05.43. Loiseau, L’influence de l’araméen sur les traducteurs de la LXX

Anne-Françoise Loiseau, L’influence de l’araméen sur les traducteurs de la LXX principalement, sue les traducteurs grecs postérieurs, ainsi que sur les scribes de la Vorlage de la LXX
Reviewed by David Sigrist

2020.05.42. Joosten, Machiela, and Rey, The Reconfiguration of Hebrew in the Hellenistic Period

Jan Joosten, Daniel Machiela, and Jean-Sébastien Rey, eds., The Reconfiguration of Hebrew in the Hellenistic Period: Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on the Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Ben Sira at Strasbourg University, June 2014
Reviewed by Ethan C. Jones

2020.05.41. Jongkind, An Introduction to the Greek New Testament

Dirk Jongkind, An Introduction to the Greek New Testament: Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge
Reviewed by Douglas Burleson

2020.05.40. Jones, The Unfolding of Your Words Gives Light

Ethan C. Jones, ed., The Unfolding of Your Words Gives Light: Studies on Biblical Hebrew in Honor of George L. Klein
Reviewed by Jeremy M. Hutton

2020.05.39. Houghton, Kreinecker, Maclachlan, and Smith, The Principal Pauline Epistles

H. A. G. Houghton, C. M. Kreinecker, R. F. Maclachlan, and C. J. Smith, eds., The Principal Pauline Epistles: A Collation of Latin Witnesses
Reviewed by Daniel King

2020.05.38. Grabbe, ed., “Even God Cannot Change the Past”

Lester L. Grabbe, ed., “Even God Cannot Change the Past”: Reflections on Seventeen Years of the European Seminar in Historical Methodology
Reviewed by John W. Herbst

2020.05.37. Frankfurter, Guide to the Study of Ancient Magic

David Frankfurter, Guide to the Study of Ancient Magic
Reviewed by Laura Nasrallah

2020.05.36. Flynn, A Story of YHWH

Shawn W. Flynn, A Story of YHWH: Cultural Translation and Subversive Reception in Israelite History
Reviewed by Michael J. Stahl

2020.05.35. Davis, The Place of Paideia in Hebrews’ Moral Thought

Philip A. Davis Jr., The Place of Paideia in Hebrews’ Moral Thought
Reviewed by Brian C. Small

2020.05.34. Dan and Nodet, Cœlé-Syrie

Anca Dan and Étienne Nodet, Cœlé-Syrie: Palestine, Judée, Pérée
Reviewed by Michaël Girardin

2020.05.33. Birdsong, The Last King(s) of Judah

Shelley L. Birdsong, The Last King(s) of Judah: Zedekiah and Sedekias in the Hebrew and Old Greek Versions of Jeremiah 37(44):1–40(47):6
Reviewed by Jennifer Matheny

2020.05.32. Ridley, Akhenaten

Ronald T. Ridley, Akhenaten: A Historian’s View
Reviewed by James K. Hoffmeier

2020.05.31. Rasmussen, Genesis and Cosmos

Adam Rasmussen, Genesis and Cosmos: Basil and Origen on Genesis 1 and Cosmology
Reviewed by Miriam DeCock

2020.05.30. McKnight, Reading Romans Backwards

Scot McKnight, Reading Romans Backwards: A Gospel of Peace in the Midst of Empire
Reviewed by David J. Neville

2020.05.29. Markusse, Salvation in the Gospel of Mark

Gabi Markusse, Salvation in the Gospel of Mark: The Death of Jesus and the Path of Discipleship
Reviewed by David M. Allen

2020.05.28. Kotzé, Kraus, and Van der Meer, XVI Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies

Gideon R. Kotzé, Wolfgang Kraus, and Michaël N. van der Meer, eds., XVI Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies: Stellenbosch, 2016
Reviewed by Martin Rösel

2020.05.27. Hughes, The Trinitarian Testimony of the Spirit

Kyle R. Hughes, The Trinitarian Testimony of the Spirit: Prosopological Exegesis and the Development of Pre-Nicene Pneumatology
Reviewed by H. Clifton Ward

2020.05.26. Gunjeviæ, Jubilee in the Bible

Lidija Gunjeviæ, Jubilee in the Bible: Using the Theology of Jürgen Moltmann to Find a New Hermeneutic
Reviewed by Brandon R. Grafius

2020.05.25. Faraone, The Transformation of Greek Amulets in Roman Imperial Times

Christopher A. Faraone, The Transformation of Greek Amulets in Roman Imperial Times
Reviewed by Jitse H. F. Dijkstra

2020.05.24. Evans, You Shall Know That I Am Yahweh

John F. Evans, You Shall Know That I Am Yahweh: An Inner-biblical Interpretation of Ezekiel’s Recognition Formula
Reviewed by Tova Ganzel

2020.05.23. Broadhead, Let the Reader Understand

Edwin K. Broadhead, ed., Let the Reader Understand: Essays in Honor of Elizabeth Struthers Malbon
Reviewed by Shawn Kelley

2020.05.22. Blackwell, Goodrich, and Maston, Reading Mark in Context

Ben C. Blackwell, John K. Goodrich, and Jason Maston, eds., Reading Mark in Context: Jesus and Second Temple Judaism
Reviewed by Simon J. Joseph

2020.05.21. Beneker and Gibson, The Rhetorical Exercises of Nikephoros Basilakes

Jeffrey Beneker and Craig A. Gibson, eds. and trans., The Rhetorical Exercises of Nikephoros Basilakes: Progymnasmata from Twelfth-Century Byzantium
Reviewed by Michael Wade Martin

2020.05.20. Segal, The Other Judaisms of Late Antiquity

Alan F. Segal, The Other Judaisms of Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2020.05.19. Porter and Pitts, Christian Origins and the Establishment of the Early Jesus Movement

Stanley E. Porter and Andrew W. Pitts, eds., Christian Origins and the Establishment of the Early Jesus Movement
Reviewed by Joseph Azize

2020.05.18. Perkins, The Pastoral Letters

Larry J. Perkins, The Pastoral Letters: A Handbook on the Greek Text
Reviewed by Michael Scott Robertson

2020.05.17. Kampen, Matthew within Sectarian Judaism

John Kampen, Matthew within Sectarian Judaism
Reviewed by Laura Robinson

2020.05.16. Harker and Heather L. Bunce, eds., The Earth Is the Lord’s

Ryan D. Harker and Heather L. Bunce, eds., The Earth Is the Lord’s: Essays on Creation and the Bible in Honor of Ben C. Ollenburger
Reviewed by Jacob R. Evers

2020.05.15. Glouberman, “I Am”

Mark Glouberman, “I Am”: Monotheism and the Philosophy of the Bible
Reviewed by Jaco Gericke

2020.05.14. Fetalsana-Apura, A Filipino Resistance Reading of Joshua 1:1–9

Lily Fetalsana-Apura, A Filipino Resistance Reading of Joshua 1:1–9
Reviewed by Federico G. Villanueva

2020.05.13. deSilva, An Introduction to the New Testament

David A. deSilva, An Introduction to the New Testament: Contexts, Methods, and Ministry Formation
Reviewed by David Lertis Matson

2020.05.12. Cammarosano, Hittite Local Cults

Michele Cammarosano, Hittite Local Cults
Reviewed by Müge Durusu-Tanrıöver

2020.05.11. Allen and Linebaugh, Reformation Readings of Paul

Michael Allen and Jonathan A. Linebaugh, eds., Reformation Readings of Paul: Explorations in History and Exegesis
Reviewed by Christopher T. Holmes

2020.05.10. Scrimgeour, Evaluating the Legacy of Robert W. Funk

Andrew D. Scrimgeour, ed., Evaluating the Legacy of Robert W. Funk: Reforming the Scholarly Model
Reviewed by Thomas H. Olbricht

2020.05.09. Novenson, The Grammar of Messianism

Matthew Novenson, The Grammar of Messianism: An Ancient Jewish Political Idiom and Its Users
Reviewed by David S. Ritsema

2020.05.08. Mülke, Aristobulos in Alexandria

Markus Mülke, Aristobulos in Alexandria: Jüdische Bibelexegese zwischen Griechen und Ägypten unter Ptolemaios VI. Philometor
Reviewed by Felix Albrecht

2020.05.07. Magness, Masada: From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth

Jodi Magness, Masada: From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth
Reviewed by Eyal Regev

2020.05.06. Lookadoo, The High Priest and the Temple

Jonathon Lookadoo, The High Priest and the Temple: Metaphorical Depictions of Jesus in the Letters of Ignatius of Antioch
Reviewed by H. H. Drake Williams III

2020.05.05. Leithart, 1 and 2 Chronicles

Peter J. Leithart, 1 and 2 Chronicles
Reviewed by H. G. M. Williamson

2020.05.04. Koet, Murphy, and Ryökäs, Deacons and Diakonia in Early Christianity

Bart J. Koet, Edwina Murphy, and Esko Ryökäs, eds., Deacons and Diakonia in Early Christianity: The First Two Centuries
Reviewed by Ritva Williams

2020.05.03. Greenstein, Job: A New Translation

Edward L. Greenstein, Job: A New Translation
Reviewed by David Penchansky

2020.05.02. Frank, Household Food Storage in Ancient Israel and Judah

Tim Frank, Household Food Storage in Ancient Israel and Judah
Reviewed by Oded Borowski

2020.05.01. Chen, Luke: A New Covenant Commentary

Diane G. Chen, Luke: A New Covenant Commentary
Reviewed by David Lertis Matson

2020.04.42. Rydryck and Alkier, Paulus – Das Kapital eines Reisenden

Michael Rydryck and Stefan Alkier, eds., Paulus – Das Kapital eines Reisenden: Die Apostelgeschichte als sozialhistoriche Quelle
Reviewed by Lars Kierspel

2020.04.41. Rothschild, New Essays on the Apostolic Fathers

Clare K. Rothschild, New Essays on the Apostolic Fathers
Reviewed by Judith M. Lieu

2020.04.40. Morgan, The Oxford Handbook of the Writings of the Hebrew Bible

Donn F. Morgan, The Oxford Handbook of the Writings of the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by David Rothstein

2020.04.39. Lewis, Viktor Frankl and the Book of Job

Marshall H. Lewis, Viktor Frankl and the Book of Job: A Search for Meaning
Reviewed by Seong Whan Timothy Hyun

2020.04.38. Kogon and Fontanille, The Coinage of Herod Antipas

Aaron J. Kogon and Jean-Philippe Fontanille, The Coinage of Herod Antipas: A Study and Die Classification of the Earliest Coins of Galilee
Reviewed by David M. May

2020.04.37. Kobel, Paulus als interkultureller Vermittler

Esther Kobel, Paulus als interkultureller Vermittler: Eine Studie zur kulturellen Positionierung des Apostels der Völker
Reviewed by Robert L. Brawley

2020.04.36. Kang, Reading the Wife/Sister Narratives in Genesis

Hwagu Kang, Reading the Wife/Sister Narratives in Genesis: A Textlinguistic and Type-Scene Analysis
Reviewed by Koowon Kim

2020.04.35. Charlesworth, Has Psalm 156 Been Found?

James H. Charlesworth, Has Psalm 156 Been Found? With Images of MS RNL Antonin 798
Reviewed by Felix Albrecht

2020.04.34. Thompson and Longenecker, Philippians and Philemon

James W. Thompson and Bruce W. Longenecker, Philippians and Philemon
Reviewed by Akio Ito

2020.04.33. Streett, Caesar and the Sacrament

R. Alan Streett, Caesar and the Sacrament: Baptism: A Rite of Resistance
Reviewed by Justin Marc Smith

2020.04.32. Porter and Land, Paul and Scripture

Stanley E. Porter and Christopher D. Land, eds., Paul and Scripture
Reviewed by Nicholas A. Elder

2020.04.31. Paget and Lieu, Christianity in the Second Century

James Carleton Paget and Judith Lieu, eds., Christianity in the Second Century: Themes and Developments
Reviewed by David L. Eastman

2020.04.30. Meynet, Le Psautier

Roland Meynet, Le Psautier: Cinquième Livre (Ps 107–150)
Reviewed by Peter C. W. Ho

2020.04.29. Matthew, The Johannine Footwashing as the Sign of Perfect Love

Bincy Matthew, The Johannine Footwashing as the Sign of Perfect Love: An Exegetical Study of John 13:1–20
Reviewed by Steven M. Bryan

2020.04.28. Connolly, Disorderly Women and the Order of God

Michelle A. Connolly, Disorderly Women and the Order of God: An Australian Feminist Reading of the Gospel of Mark
Reviewed by Vicky Balabanski

2020.04.27. Bray and Hobbins, Genesis 1–11

Samuel L. Bray and John F. Hobbins, Genesis 1–11: A New Old Translation for Readers, Scholars, and Translators
Reviewed by David Cohen

2020.04.26. Bons, Scialabba, and Candido, La Septuaginta

Eberhard Bons, Daniela Scialabba, and Dionisio Candido, eds., La Septuaginta: ¿Por qué resulta actual la Biblia griega?
Reviewed by Leonardo Pessoa da Silva Pinto

2020.04.25. Bodner, The Theology of the Book of Kings

Keith Bodner, The Theology of the Book of Kings
Reviewed by Richard S. Hess

2020.04.24. Baden, The Book of Exodus

Joel S. Baden, The Book of Exodus: A Biography
Reviewed by William Johnstone

2020.04.23. Austin, Plant Metaphors in the Old Greek of Isaiah

Benjamin M. Austin, Plant Metaphors in the Old Greek of Isaiah
Reviewed by Matthew Albanese

2020.04.22. VanderKam, Jubilees

James C. VanderKam, Jubilees: A Commentary on the Book of Jubilees
Reviewed by James Kugel

2020.04.21. Vallançon, Le développement des traditions sur Élie et l’histoire de la formation de la Bible

Henri Vallançon, Le développement des traditions sur Élie et l’histoire de la formation de la Bible
Reviewed by André Lemaire

2020.04.20. Radde-Gallwitz, Gregory of Nyssa’s Doctrinal Works

Andrew Radde-Gallwitz, Gregory of Nyssa’s Doctrinal Works: A Literary Study
Reviewed by Andrew J. Summerson

2020.04.19. Portier-Young and Sterling, Scripture and Social Justice

Anathea Portier-Young and Gregory E. Sterling, eds., Scripture and Social Justice: Catholic and Ecumenical Essays
Reviewed by Ximena DeBroeck

2020.04.18. Magnum and Estes, Literary Approaches to the Bible

Douglas Magnum and Douglas Estes, eds., Literary Approaches to the Bible
Reviewed by Peter C. W. Ho

2020.04.17. Kamionkowski, Leviticus

S. Tamar Kamionkowski, Leviticus
Reviewed by Sarah Shectman

2020.04.16. Hoffman, The Good Figs

Yair Hoffman, The Good Figs: The Jehoyachin Exile and Its Heritage [Hebrew]
Reviewed by David A. Glatt-Gilad

2020.04.15. Hjälm, Senses of Scripture, Treasures of Tradition

Miriam Lindgren Hjälm, ed., Senses of Scripture, Treasures of Tradition: The Bible in Arabic among Jews, Christians and Muslims
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2020.04.14. Greenspahn, Early Judaism

Frederick E. Greenspahn, ed., Early Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2020.04.13. Frey, Theology and History in the Fourth Gospel

Jörg Frey, Theology and History in the Fourth Gospel: Tradition and Narration
Reviewed by Jo-Ann Brant

2020.04.12. Dryden, A Hermeneutic of Wisdom

J. de Waal Dryden, A Hermeneutic of Wisdom: Recovering the Formative Agency of Scripture
Reviewed by Robert L. Foster

2020.04.11. Barker, Le Donne, and Lohr, Found in Translation

James W. Barker, Anthony Le Donne, and Joel N. Lohr, eds., Found in Translation: Essays on Biblical Translation in Honor of Leonard J. Greenspoon
Reviewed by Sarah Cook

2020.04.10. Weidner, Das Ende Deuterojesajas

Alexander Weidner, Das Ende Deuterojesajas: Eine literarkritische und redaktiongeschichtliche Studie zur Entstehung von Jes 40–66
Reviewed by Marvin A. Sweeney

2020.04.09. Walton and Walton, The Lost World of the Torah

John H. Walton and J. Harvey Walton, The Lost World of the Torah: Law as Covenant and Wisdom in Ancient Context
Reviewed by William S. Morrow

2020.04.08. Mininger, Uncovering the Theme of Revelation in Romans 1:16–3:26

Marcus A. Mininger, Uncovering the Theme of Revelation in Romans 1:16–3:26: Discovering a New Approach to Paul’s Argument
Reviewed by David Neville

2020.04.07. McKnight and Mamula, Conflict Management and the Apostle Paul

Scot McKnight and Greg Mamula, eds., Conflict Management and the Apostle Paul
Reviewed by Adam White

2020.04.06. Leese, Christ, Creation, and the Cosmological Redemption

J. J. Johnson Leese, Christ, Creation, and the Cosmological Redemption: A Study of Pauline Creation Theology as Read by Irenaeus and Applied to Ecotheology
Reviewed by S. Aaron Son

2020.04.05. Friis, Image and Imitation

Martin Friis, Image and Imitation: Josephus’ Antiquities 1–11 and Greco-Roman Historiography
Reviewed by Jan Willem van Henten

2020.04.04. El-Badawi, The Qur’ān and the Aramaic Gospel Traditions

Emran Iqbal El-Badawi, The Qur’ān and the Aramaic Gospel Traditions
Reviewed by Abdulla Galadari

2020.04.03. Docherty, The Jewish Pseudepigrapha

Susan Docherty, The Jewish Pseudepigrapha: An Introduction to the Literature of the Second Temple Period
Reviewed by Olivia Stewart Lester

2020.04.02. Damm, Religions and Education in Antiquity

Alex Damm, ed., Religions and Education in Antiquity: Studies in Honour of Michel Desjardins
Reviewed by Allison L. Gray

2020.04.01. Clamer, Prag, and Humbert, Colegio del Pilar

Christa Clamer, Kay Prag, and Jean-Baptiste Humbert, eds., Colegio del Pilar: Excavations in Jerusalem, Christian Quarter
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2020.03.46. Suhr, Die Ägyptische “Ich-Erzahlung”

Claudia Suhr, Die Ägyptische “Ich-Erzahlung”: Eine Narratologische Untersuchung

Reviewed by Joseph Cross

2020.03.45. Van Miert, Nellen, Steenbakkers, and Touber, Scriptural Authority and Biblical Criticism in the Dutch Golden Age

Dirk van Miert, Henk Nellen, Piet Steenbakkers, and Jetze Touber, eds., Scriptural Authority and Biblical Criticism in the Dutch Golden Age

Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2020.03.44. McAffee, Life and Mortality in Ugaritic

Matthew McAffee, Life and Mortality in Ugaritic: A Lexical and Literary Study

Reviewed by Jonathan Yogev

2020.03.43. Marshall, Women Praying and Prophesying in Corinth

Jill E. Marshall, Women Praying and Prophesying in Corinth: Gender and Inspired Speech in First Corinthians

Reviewed by Jorunn Økland

2020.03.42. Keener, Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary: John

Craig S. Keener, Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary: John

Reviewed by Amy-Jill Levine

2020.03.41. Holtz, Jungfrauengeburt und Greisinnengeburt

Gudrun Holtz, Jungfrauengeburt und Greisinnengeburt: Zur Rezeptionsgeschichte von Gen 21,1f im antiken Judentum und im frühen Christentum

Reviewed by Claudia D. Bergmann

2020.03.40. Frevel, Geschichte Israels

Christian Frevel, Geschichte Israels

Reviewed by Daniel Buller

2020.03.39. Dube, Maseno-Ouma, and Mligo, The Bible and Sociological Contours

Zorodzai Dube, Loreen Maseno-Ouma, and Elia Shabani Mligo, eds., The Bible and Sociological Contours: Some African Perspectives: Festschrift for Professor Halvor Moxnes

Reviewed by Daniel Nii Aboagye Aryeh

2020.03.38. Creangă, Hebrew Masculinities Anew

Ovidiu Creangă, ed., Hebrew Masculinities Anew

Reviewed by William Briggs

2020.03.37. Cook, Empty Tomb, Resurrection, Apotheosis

John Granger Cook, Empty Tomb, Resurrection, Apotheosis

Reviewed by Bruce Chilton

2020.03.36. Welborn, The Young against the Old

L. L. Welborn, The Young against the Old: Generational Conflict in First Clement
Reviewed by David J. Downs

2020.03.35. Sergi, Oeming, and de Hulster, In Search for Aram and Israel

Omer Sergi, Manfred Oeming, and Izaak J. de Hulster, eds., In Search for Aram and Israel: Politics, Culture, and Identity
Reviewed by Brandon Simonson

2020.03.34. Segovia, The Quranic Jesus

Carlos A. Segovia, The Quranic Jesus: A New Interpretation
Reviewed by Abdulla Galadari

2020.03.33. Lee, Basics of Greek Accents

John A. L. Lee, Basics of Greek Accents: Eight Lessons with Exercises
Reviewed by Thomas W. Hudgins

2020.03.32. Lee, The Lord’s Supper in Corinth in the Context of Greco-Roman Private Associations

Jin Hwan Lee, The Lord’s Supper in Corinth in the Context of Greco-Roman Private Associations
Reviewed by Vien V. Nguyen, SCJ

2020.03.31. Judge, Other Gods and Idols

Thomas A. Judge, Other Gods and Idols: The Relationship between the Worship of Other Gods and the Worship of Idols within the Old Testament
Reviewed by David Penchansky

2020.03.30. Dearman, Reading Hebrew Bible Narratives

J. Andrew Dearman, Reading Hebrew Bible Narratives
Reviewed by Mary E. Mills

2020.03.29. Callon, Reading Bodies

Callie Callon, Reading Bodies: Physiognomy as a Strategy of Persuasion in Early Christian Discourse
Reviewed by Chad Hartsock

2020.03.28. Bosworth, House of Weeping

David A. Bosworth, House of Weeping: The Motif of Tears in Akkadian and Hebrew Prayers
Reviewed by Ekaterina Kozlova

2020.03.27. Berner, Schäfer, Schott, Schulz, and Weingärtner, Clothing and Nudity in the Hebrew Bible

Christoph Berner, Manuel Schäfer, Martin Schott, Sarah Schulz, and Martina Weingärtner, eds., Clothing and Nudity in the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Laura Quick

2020.03.26. Wacker, Baruch and the Letter of Jeremiah

Marie-Theres Wacker, Baruch and the Letter of Jeremiah
Reviewed by Chontel Syfox

2020.03.25. Shin, Ethics in the Gospel of John

Sookgoo Shin, Ethics in the Gospel of John: Discipleship as Moral Progress
Reviewed by Toan Do

2020.03.24. Rofé, The Religion of Israel and the Text of the Hebrew Bible

Alexander Rofé, The Religion of Israel and the Text of the Hebrew Bible: Corrections in the Biblical Texts in the Light of the History of the Religion of Israel [Hebrew]
Reviewed by Michael Carasik

2020.03.23. Lee, The Greek of the Pentateuch

John A. L. Lee, The Greek of the Pentateuch: Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint 2011–2012
Reviewed by Leonard Greenspoon

2020.03.22. Kubisch and Rummel, The Ramesside Period in Egypt

Sabine Kubisch and Ute Rummel, eds., The Ramesside Period in Egypt: Studies into Cultural and Historical Processes of the 19th and 20th Dynasties
Reviewed by H. P. R. Twiston Davies

2020.03.21. Fredriksen, When Christians Were Jews

Paula Fredriksen, When Christians Were Jews: The First Generation
Reviewed by Peter J. Tomson

2020.03.20. Culy, The Book of Revelation

Martin M. Culy, The Book of Revelation: The Rest of the Story
Reviewed by Gregory L. Linton

2020.03.19. Christopher, The Appropriation of Passover in Luke-Acts

Dany Christopher, The Appropriation of Passover in Luke-Acts
Reviewed by Amy-Jill Levine

2020.03.18. Büchner, The SBL Commentary on the Septuagint

Dirk Büchner, ed., The SBL Commentary on the Septuagint: An Introduction
Reviewed by Anna Angelini

2020.03.17. Bloch, Alphabet Scribes in the Land of Cuneiform

Yigal Bloch, Alphabet Scribes in the Land of Cuneiform: Sēpiru Professionals in Mesopotamia in the Neo-Babylonian and Achaemenid Periods
Reviewed by Sandra Jacobs

2020.03.16. Aster and Faust, The Southern Levant under Assyrian Domination

Shawn Zelig Aster and Avraham Faust, eds., The Southern Levant under Assyrian Domination
Reviewed by C. Mark McCormick

2020.03.15. White, Layer by Layer

Ellen White, Layer by Layer: A Primer on Biblical Archaeology
Reviewed by John T. Strong

2020.03.14. Stone, Empire and Gender in LXX Esther

Meredith J. Stone, Empire and Gender in LXX Esther
Reviewed by Vien V. Nguyen, SCJ

2020.03.13. Southwood, Marriage by Capture in the Book of Judges

Katharine E. Southwood, Marriage by Capture in the Book of Judges: An Anthropological Approach
Reviewed by T. M. Lemos

2020.03.12. Schroeder, The Book of Genesis

Joy A. Schroeder, The Book of Genesis
Reviewed by Nathan MacDonald

2020.03.11. Moore, The Mysteries, Resurrection, and 1 Corinthians 15

Terri Moore, The Mysteries, Resurrection, and 1 Corinthians 15
Reviewed by Donghyun Jeong

2020.03.10. Meiser, Geiger, Kreuzer, and Sigismund, Die Septuaginta – Geschichte, Wirkung, Relevanz

Martin Meiser, Michaela Geiger, Siegfried Kreuzer, and Marcus Sigismund, eds., Die Septuaginta – Geschichte, Wirkung, Relevanz: 6. Internationale Fachtagung veranstaltet von Septuaginta Deutsch (LXX.D), Wuppertal 21.–24. Juli 2016
Reviewed by Leonard Greenspoon

2020.03.09. Maurizio Marcheselli, Studi sul vangelo di Giovanni

Maurizio Marcheselli, Studi sul vangelo di Giovanni: Testi, temi e contesto storico
Reviewed by José Antonio Caballero-García

2020.03.08. Lieu and de Boer, The Oxford Handbook of Johannine Studies

Judith Lieu and Martinus de Boer, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Johannine Studies
Reviewed by R. Alan Culpepper

2020.03.07. Hicks-Keeton, Arguing with Aseneth

Jill Hicks-Keeton, Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel’s Living God in Jewish Antiquity
Reviewed by Christy Cobb

2020.03.06. Healy, Hebrews

Mary Healy, Hebrews
Reviewed by Benjamin Rojas Yauri

2020.03.05. Fredriksen, Paul: The Pagans’ Apostle

Paula Fredriksen, Paul: The Pagans’ Apostle
Reviewed by James D. G. Dunn

2020.03.04. Edwards, Aristotle and Early Christian Thought

Mark Edwards, Aristotle and Early Christian Thought
Reviewed by Adam Ployd

2020.03.03. Büchner, The SBL Commentary on the Septuagint

Dirk Büchner, ed., The SBL Commentary on the Septuagint: An Introduction
Reviewed by T. V. Evans

2020.03.02. Blyth and Jack, The Bible in Crime Fiction and Drama

Caroline Blyth and Alison Jack, eds. The Bible in Crime Fiction and Drama: Murderous Texts
Reviewed by Peter J. Sabo

2020.03.01. Alter, The Hebrew Bible

Robert Alter, The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary
Reviewed by Edward L. Greenstein

2020.02.24. Van Staalduine-Sulman, Justifying Christian Aramaism

Eveline van Staalduine-Sulman, Justifying Christian Aramaism: Editions and Latin Translations of the Targums from the Complutensian to the London Polyglot Bible (1517–1657)
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2020.02.23. Shechter, The Idea of Monotheism

Jack Shechter, The Idea of Monotheism: The Evolution of a Foundational Concept
Reviewed by Michael Simone, S.J.

2020.02.22. Lundbom, Evans, and Anderson, The Book of Jeremiah

Jack R. Lundbom, Craig A. Evans, and Bradford A. Anderson, eds., The Book of Jeremiah: Composition, Reception, and Interpretation
Reviewed by Nathan MacDonald

2020.02.21. del Olmo Lete, The Private Archives of Ugarit

Gregorio del Olmo Lete, The Private Archives of Ugarit: A Functional Analysis
Reviewed by Zachary Thomas

2020.02.20. Kaalund, Reading Hebrews and 1 Peter with the African Great Migration

Jennifer T. Kaalund, Reading Hebrews and 1 Peter with the African Great Migration: Diaspora, Place, and Identity
Reviewed by David G. Horrell

2020.02.19. Horsley, Text and Tradition in Performance and Writing

Richard A. Horsley, Text and Tradition in Performance and Writing
Reviewed by Ian Werrett

2020.02.18. Harrison and Welborn, The First Urban Churches 4

James R. Harrison and L. L. Welborn, eds., The First Urban Churches 4: Roman Philippi
Reviewed by D. Clint Burnett

2020.02.17. Diamond, Scribal Secrets

James S. Diamond; Robert Goldenberg and Gary A. Rendsburg, eds., Scribal Secrets: Extraordinary Texts in the Torah and Their Implications
Reviewed by Michael Carasik

2020.02.16. De-Whyte, Wom(b)an

Janice Pearl Ewurama De-Whyte, Wom(b)an: A Cultural-Narrative Reading of the Hebrew Bible Barrenness Narratives
Reviewed by Amanda Mbuvi

2020.02.15. Boin, A Social and Cultural History of Late Antiquity

Douglas Boin, A Social and Cultural History of Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Edmon L. Gallagher

2020.02.14. Beal, The Book of Revelation

Timothy Beal, The Book of Revelation: A Biography
Reviewed by Robyn J. Whitaker

2020.02.13. Bauer and von Möllendorff, Die Briefe des Ignatios von Antiochia

Thomas Johann Bauer and Peter von Möllendorff, eds., Die Briefe des Ignatios von Antiochia: Motive, Strategien, Kontexte
Reviewed by Jonathon Lookadoo

2020.01.12. Tamber-Rosenau, Women in Drag

Caryn Tamber-Rosenau, Women in Drag: Gender and Performance in the Hebrew Bible and Early Jewish Literature
Reviewed by Madadh Richey

2020.01.11. Shively and Van Oyen, Communication, Pedagogy, and the Gospel of Mark

Elizabeth E. Shively and Geert Van Oyen, eds., Communication, Pedagogy, and the Gospel of Mark
Reviewed by Nicholas A. Elder

2020.01.10. Sandnes, Paul Perceived

Karl Olav Sandnes, Paul Perceived: An Interactionist Perspective on Paul and the Law
Reviewed by Brian Rosner

2020.01.09. Pyschny and Schulz, Debating Authority

Katharina Pyschny and Sarah Schulz, eds., Debating Authority: Concepts of Leadership in the Pentateuch and the Former Prophets
Reviewed by Brandon R. Grafius

2020.01.08. Nanos, Reading Paul within Judaism

Mark D. Nanos, Reading Paul within Judaism: Collected Essays of Mark D. Nanos, Vol. 1
Reviewed by Brian J. Robinson

2020.01.07. Mein, MacDonald, and Collins, The First World War and the Mobilization of Biblical Scholarship

Andrew Mein, Nathan MacDonald, and Matthew A. Collins, eds., The First World War and the Mobilization of Biblical Scholarship
Reviewed by Rhiannon Graybill

2020.01.06. Kurtz, Kaiser, Christ, and Canaan

Paul Michael Kurtz, Kaiser, Christ, and Canaan: The Religion of Israel in Protestant Germany 1871–1918
Reviewed by Collin Cornell

2020.01.05. Hagelia and Zehnder, Interreligious Relations

Hallvard Hagelia and Markus Zehnder, eds., Interreligious Relations: Biblical Perspectives
Reviewed by Stefan Felber

2020.01.04. Goldstone, The Dangerous Duty of Rebuke

Matthew S. Goldstone, The Dangerous Duty of Rebuke: Leviticus 19:17 in Early Jewish and Christian Interpretation
Reviewed by G. Geoffrey Harper

2020.01.03. German, Psalms of the Faithful

Brian T. German, Psalms of the Faithful: Luther’s Early Reading of the Psalter in Canonical Context
Reviewed by Jill Firth

2020.01.02. Coutts, The Divine Name in the Gospel of John

Joshua J. F. Coutts, The Divine Name in the Gospel of John: Significance and Impetus
Reviewed by Deolito V. Vistar Jr.

2020.01.01. Brooke and Feldman, On Prophets, Warriors, and Kings

George J. Brooke and Ariel Feldman, eds., On Prophets, Warriors, and Kings: Former Prophets through the Eyes of Their Interpreters
Reviewed by Ryan D. Schroeder

2020.01.62. Smith and Kim, Toward Decentering the New Testament

Mitzi J. Smith and Yung Suk Kim, Toward Decentering the New Testament: A Reintroduction
Reviewed by Demetrius K. Williams

2020.01.61. Siker, Jesus, Sin, and Perfection in Early Christianity

Jeffrey S. Siker, Jesus, Sin, and Perfection in Early Christianity
Reviewed by Chris Keith

2020.01.60. Seeskin, Thinking about the Torah

Kenneth Seeskin, Thinking about the Torah: A Philosopher Reads the Bible
Reviewed by Mark Awabdy

2020.01.59. Richardson, Temple of the Living God

Philip N. Richardson, Temple of the Living God: The Influence of Hellenistic Philosophy on Paul’s Figurative Temple Language Applied to the Corinthians
Reviewed by Michael K. W. Suh

2020.01.58. Pascut, Redescribing Jesus’ Divinity through a Social Science Theory

Beniamin Pascut, Redescribing Jesus’ Divinity through a Social Science Theory: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Forgiveness and Divine Identity in Ancient Judaism and Mark 2:1–12
Reviewed by April Hoelke Simpson

2020.01.57. Leonard-Fleckman, The House of David

Mahri Leonard-Fleckman, The House of David: Between Political Formation and Literary Revision
Reviewed by Klaus-Peter Adam

2020.01.56. Keown, Philippians

Mark J. Keown, Philippians
Reviewed by Isaac Blois

2020.01.55. Buol, Martyred for the Church

Justin Buol, Martyred for the Church: Memorializations of the Effective Deaths of Bishop Martyrs in the Second Century CE
Reviewed by Paul Middleton

2020.01.54. Baron, Hicks-Keeton, and Thiessen, The Ways That Often Parted

Lori Baron, Jill Hicks-Keeton, and Matthew Thiessen, eds., The Ways That Often Parted: Essays in Honor of Joel Marcus
Reviewed by Anders Petersen

2020.01.53. Arnal, Ascough, Derrenbacker, and, Scribal Practices and Social Structures among Jesus Adherents

William E. Arnal, Richard S. Ascough, Robert A. Derrenbacker Jr., and Philip A. Harland, eds., Scribal Practices and Social Structures among Jesus Adherents: Essays in Honour of John S. Kloppenborg
Reviewed by John Marshall

2020.01.52. Armstrong and Ó hAnnracháin, eds., The English Bible in the Early Modern World

Robert Armstrong and Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin, eds., The English Bible in the Early Modern World
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2020.01.51. Andruska, Wise and Foolish Love in the Song of Songs

J. L. Andruska, Wise and Foolish Love in the Song of Songs
Reviewed by Chloe Sun

2020.01.50. Wagner, God’s Body

Andreas Wagner, God’s Body: The Anthropomorphic God in the Old Testament
Reviewed by S. Tamar Kamionkowski

2020.01.49. Tucker, Reading Romans after Supersessionism

J. Brian Tucker, Reading Romans after Supersessionism: The Continuation of Jewish Covenantal Identity
Reviewed by Maria Karyakina

2020.01.48. Sharp, Papyrus Bodmer III

Daniel B. Sharp, Papyrus Bodmer III: An Early Coptic Version of the Gospel of John and Genesis 1–4:2
Reviewed by Anne Boud’hors

2020.01.47. Scott, The Hermeneutics of Christological Psalmody in Paul

Matthew Scott, The Hermeneutics of Christological Psalmody in Paul: An Intertextual Enquiry
Reviewed by Gregory M. Barnhill

2020.01.46. Riley, The Lord of the Gospel of John

Paul C. J. Riley, The Lord of the Gospel of John: Narrative Theory, Textual Criticism, and the Semantics of Kyrios
Reviewed by Joshua J. Coutts

2020.01.45. Reinhartz, The Gospel of John and Jewish-Christian Relations

Adele Reinhartz, ed., The Gospel of John and Jewish-Christian Relations
Reviewed by Evan Hershman

2020.01.44. Pratico and Van Pelt, Basics of Biblical Hebrew

Gary D. Pratico and Miles V. Van Pelt, Basics of Biblical Hebrew: Grammar
Reviewed by Joseph Lam

2020.01.43. Maul, The Art of Divination in the Ancient Near East

Stefan M. Maul, The Art of Divination in the Ancient Near East: Reading the Signs of Heaven and Earth
Reviewed by Gerhard Karner

2020.01.42. Harrison and Welborn, The First Urban Churches 4

James R. Harrison and L. L. Welborn, eds., The First Urban Churches 4: Roman Philippi
Reviewed by Isaac Blois

2020.01.41. Gosbell, “The Poor, the Crippled, the Blind, and the Lame”

Louise A. Gosbell, “The Poor, the Crippled, the Blind, and the Lame”: Physical and Sensory Disability in the Gospels of the New Testament
Reviewed by Kenneth D. Litwak

2020.01.40. Bray and Hobbins, Genesis 1–11

Samuel L. Bray and John F. Hobbins, Genesis 1–11: A New Old Translation For Readers, Scholars, and Translators
Reviewed by Robert Gnuse

2020.01.39. Bellis, Proverbs

Alice Ogden Bellis, Proverbs
Reviewed by Timothy J. Sandoval

2020.01.38. Wilson, The Warning-Assurance Relationship in 1 Corinthians

Andrew J. Wilson, The Warning-Assurance Relationship in 1 Corinthians
Reviewed by Victor Paul Furnish

2020.01.37. Stone, Empire and Gender in LXX Esther

Meredith J. Stone, Empire and Gender in LXX Esther
Reviewed by Brian Charles DiPalma

2020.01.36. Schuller and Wacker, Early Jewish Writings

Eileen Schuller and Marie-Theres Wacker, eds., Early Jewish Writings
Reviewed by Cynthia M. Baker

2020.01.35. Ponce Rodriguez, El símbolo antropologico de los vestidos en el libro del Apocalipsis

Pablo Ponce Rodriguez, El símbolo antropologico de los vestidos en el libro del Apocalipsis: Investigación exegético-teológica
Reviewed by Stephan Witetschek

2020.01.34. Marguerat, L’historien de Dieu

Daniel Marguerat, L’historien de Dieu: Luc et les Actes des apôtres
Reviewed by Rebecca Dean

2020.01.33. Lux, Ein Baum des Lebens

Rüdiger Lux; Angelika Berlejung and Raik Heckl, eds., Ein Baum des Lebens: Studien zur Weisheit und Theologie im Alten Testament
Reviewed by Markus Witte

2020.01.32. Lied and Maniaci, Bible as Notepad

Liv Ingeborg Lied and Marilena Maniaci, eds., Bible as Notepad: Tracing Annotations and Annotation Practices in Late Antique and Medieval Biblical Manuscripts
Reviewed by W. Andrew Smith

2020.01.31. Kynes, An Obituary for “Wisdom Literature”

Will Kynes, An Obituary for “Wisdom Literature”: The Birth, Death, and Intertextual Reintegration of a Biblical Corpus
Reviewed by David G. Firth

2020.01.30. Hamilton and Willitts, Writing the Gospels

Catherine Sider Hamilton, with Joel Willitts, eds., Writing the Gospels: A Dialogue with Francis Watson
Reviewed by Vernon K. Robbins

2020.01.29. Hadromi-Allouche, Fallen Animals

Zohar Hadromi-Allouche, ed., Fallen Animals: Art, Religion, Literature
Reviewed by Hannah Strømmen

2020.01.28. Gers-Uphaus, Sterbliche Götter – göttliche Menschen

Christian Gers-Uphaus, Sterbliche Götter – göttliche Menschen: Psalm 82 und seine frühchristlichen Deutungen
Reviewed by Beat Weber

2020.01.27. Garton, Mirages in the Desert

Roy E. Garton, Mirages in the Desert: The Tradition-Historical Developments of the Story of Massah-Meribah
Reviewed by Brandon R. Grafius

2020.01.26. Bryan and Pao, Ascent Into Heaven in Luke-Acts

David K. Bryan and David W. Pao, eds., Ascent Into Heaven in Luke-Acts: New Explorations of Luke’s Narrative Hinge
Reviewed by Mark A. Matson

2020.01.25. Bredin, Jesus, Revolutionary of the Poor

Mark Bredin, Jesus, Revolutionary of the Poor: Matthew’s Subversive Messiah
Reviewed by Vien V. Nguyen, SCJ

2020.01.24. Bray and Hobbins, Genesis 1–11

Samuel L. Bray and John F. Hobbins, Genesis 1–11: A New Old Translation For Readers, Scholars, and Translators
Reviewed by Jeffery M. Leonard

2020.01.15. White, Teacher of the Nations

Devin L. White, Teacher of the Nations
Reviewed by Timothy A. Brookins

2020.01.14. Undheim, Borderline Virginities

Sissel Undheim, Borderline Virginities: Sacred and Secular Virgins in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Michael Rosenberg

2020.01.13. Silverman and Waerzeggers, Political Memory in and after the Persian Empire

Jason M. Silverman and Caroline Waerzeggers, eds., Political Memory in and after the Persian Empire
Reviewed by Yigal Levin

2020.01.12. Robinson, Metaphor, Morality, and the Spirit in Romans 8:1–17

William E. W. Robinson, Metaphor, Morality, and the Spirit in Romans 8:1–17
Reviewed by Jesse D. Stone

2020.01.11. Parsons and Martin, Ancient Rhetoric and the New Testament

Mikael C. Parsons and Michael Wade Martin, Ancient Rhetoric and the New Testament: The Influence of Elementary Greek Composition
Reviewed by L. Gregory Bloomquist and Michael Klaassen

2020.01.10. Morales, Poor and Rich in James

Nelson R. Morales, Poor and Rich in James: A Relevance Theory Approach to James’s Use of the Old Testament
Reviewed by James D. Dvorak

2020.01.09. Levin, Das Alte Testament

Christoph Levin, Das Alte Testament
Reviewed by Hannes Bezzel

2020.01.08. Koorevaar and Paul, The Earth and the Land

Hendrik J. Koorevaar and Mart-Jan Paul, eds., The Earth and the Land: Studies about the Value of the Land of Israel in the Old Testament and Afterwards
Reviewed by Jacob R. Evers

2020.01.07. Köhler, Jeremia – Fürbitter oder Kläger?

Sarah Köhler, Jeremia – Fürbitter oder Kläger? Eine religionsgeschichtliche Studie zur Fürbitte und Klage im Jeremiabuch
Reviewed by Hermann-Josef Stipp

2020.01.06. Kim, Reanimating Qohelet’s Contradictory Voices

Jimyung Kim, Reanimating Qohelet’s Contradictory Voices: Studies of Open-Ended Discourse on Wisdom in Ecclesiastes
Reviewed by Douglas B. Miller

2020.01.05. Ikram, Death and Burial in Ancient Egypt

Salima Ikram, Death and Burial in Ancient Egypt
Reviewed by Christoffer Theis

2020.01.04. Falcetta, The Daily Discoveries of a Bible Scholar and Manuscript Hunter

Alessandro Falcetta, The Daily Discoveries of a Bible Scholar and Manuscript Hunter: A Biography of James Rendel Harris (1852–1941)
Reviewed by Davina C. Lopez

2020.01.03. Elayi, Sennacherib, King of Assyria

Josette Elayi, Sennacherib, King of Assyria
Reviewed by Jonathan Valk

2020.01.02. Castelo, Koenig, and Nienhuis, The Usefulness of Scripture

Daniel Castelo, Sara M. Koenig, and David R. Nienhuis, eds., The Usefulness of Scripture: Essays in Honor of Robert W. Wall
Reviewed by Richard S. Briggs

2020.01.01. Butticaz and Norelli, Memory and Memories in Early Christianity

Simon Butticaz and Enrico Norelli, eds., Memory and Memories in Early Christianity: Proceedings of the International Conference Held at the Universities of Geneva and Lausanne (June 2–3, 2016)
Reviewed by Ben Sutton