2019.08.24. Zimmermann, Puzzling the Parables of Jesus

Ruben Zimmermann, Puzzling the Parables of Jesus: Methods and Interpretation
Reviewed by Thomas E. Goud

2019.08.23. Wasserman, Apocalypse as Holy War

Emma Wasserman, Apocalypse as Holy War: Divine Politics and Polemics in the Letters of Paul
Reviewed by Valérie Nicolet

2019.08.22. Tàrrech, Barclay, and Frey, The Last Years of Paul

Armand Puig i Tàrrech, John M. G. Barclay, and Jörg Frey, The Last Years of Paul: Essays from the Tarragona Conference, June 2013
Reviewed by H. H. Drake Williams III

2019.08.21. Sun, A New People in Christ

Wendel Sun, A New People in Christ: Adam, Israel, and Union with Christ in Romans
Reviewed by Alexander E. Stewart

2019.08.20. Solevåg, Negotiating the Disabled Body

Anna Rebecca Solevåg, Negotiating the Disabled Body: Representations of Disability in Early Christian Texts
Reviewed by Vien V. Nguyen

2019.08.19. Nodet, The Hebrew Bible of Josephus

Étienne Nodet, The Hebrew Bible of Josephus: Main Features
Reviewed by Maria Brutti

2019.08.18. Kimondo, The Gospel of Mark and the Roman-Jewish War of 66–70 CE

Stephen Simon Kimondo, The Gospel of Mark and the Roman-Jewish War of 66–70 CE: Jesus’ Story as a Contrast to the Events of the War
Reviewed by Christopher B. Zeichmann

2019.08.17. Gzella, Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament 16: Aramaic Dictionary

Holger Gzella, ed., Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament 16: Aramaic Dictionary
Reviewed by Craig E. Morrison

2019.08.16. Fabry, The Books of the Twelve Prophets

Heinz-Josef Fabry, ed., The Books of the Twelve Prophets: Minor Prophets—Major Theologies
Reviewed by Marvin A. Sweeney

2019.08.15. Dewrell, Child Sacrifice in Ancient Israel

Heath D. Dewrell, Child Sacrifice in Ancient Israel
Reviewed by Jason R. Tatlock

2019.08.14. Bland, Proverbs and the Formation of Character

Dave Bland, Proverbs and the Formation of Character
Reviewed by Ralph K. Hawkins

2019.08.13. Bhayro, Ford, Levene, and Saar, Aramaic Magic Bowls in the Vorderasiatisches Museum in Berlin

Siam Bhayro, James Nathan Ford, Dan Levene, and Ortal-Paz Saar, Aramaic Magic Bowls in the Vorderasiatisches Museum in Berlin: Descriptive List and Edition of Selected Texts
Reviewed by Peter T. Lanfer

2019.08.12. Sykora, The Unfavored

Josef Sykora, The Unfavored: Judah and Saul in the Narratives of Genesis and 1 Samuel
Reviewed by Tony W. Cartledge

2019.08.11. Rüggemeier, Poetik der markinischen Christologie

Jan Rüggemeier, Poetik der markinischen Christologie: Eine kognitiv-narratologische Exegese
Reviewed by Wayne Coppins

2019.08.10. Penniman, Raised on Christian Milk

John David Penniman, Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity
Reviewed by Meredith J. C. Warren

2019.08.09. Noam, Shifting Images of the Hasmoneans

Vered Noam, Shifting Images of the Hasmoneans: Second Temple Legends and Their Reception in Josephus and Rabbinic Literature
Reviewed by Daniel Smith

2019.08.08. Michel, La poésie à l’oeuvre

Jocelyne Michel, La poésie à l’oeuvre: Une lecture du Psaume 91
Reviewed by Frédérique Dantonel

2019.08.07. Liew and Segovia, Colonialism and the Bible

Tat-siong Benny Liew and Fernando F. Segovia, eds., Colonialism and the Bible: Contemporary Reflections from the Global South
Reviewed by Gregory Thomas Basker

2019.08.06. L’Hour, Genèse 2,4b–4,26

Jean L’Hour, Genèse 2,4b–4,26: Commentaire
Reviewed by Axel Bühler

2019.08.05. Kalimi, Writing and Rewriting the Story of Solomon in Ancient Israel

Isaac Kalimi, Writing and Rewriting the Story of Solomon in Ancient Israel
Reviewed by George Nicol

2019.08.04. Joseph, Jesus, the Essenes, and Christian Origins

Simon J. Joseph, Jesus, the Essenes, and Christian Origins: New Light on Ancient Texts and Communities
Reviewed by Mary J. Marshall

2019.08.03. Hartog, Pesher and Hypomnema

Pieter B. Hartog, Pesher and Hypomnema: A Comparison of Two Commentary Traditions from the Hellenistic-Roman Period
Reviewed by Peter Porzig

2019.08.02. Glanville, Adopting the Stranger as Kindred in Deuteronomy

Mark R. Glanville, Adopting the Stranger as Kindred in Deuteronomy
Reviewed by Don C. Benjamin

2019.08.01. Allert, Early Christian Readings of Genesis One

Craig D. Allert, Early Christian Readings of Genesis One: Patristic Exegesis and Literal Interpretation
Reviewed by Kyle R. Hughes

2019.07.48. Stievermann, Biblia Americana: … Proverbs–Jeremiah

Jan Stievermann, ed., Biblia Americana: America’s First Bible Commentary; A Synoptic Commentary on the Old and New Testaments: Volume 5: Proverbs–Jeremiah
Reviewed by Adriaan Neele

2019.07.47. Lorenz, Ein Jesusbild im Horizont des Nationalsozialismus

Elisabeth Lorenz, Ein Jesusbild im Horizont des Nationalsozialismus
Reviewed by Werner H. Kelber

2019.07.46. Köstenberger, Commentary on 1–2 Timothy and Titus

Andreas J. Köstenberger, Commentary on 1–2 Timothy and Titus
Reviewed by Michael Scott Robertson

2019.07.45. 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 Hendin

2019.07.44. Kipfer, Visualizing Emotions in the Ancient Near East

Sara Kipfer, ed., Visualizing Emotions in the Ancient Near East
Reviewed by John R. L. Moxon

2019.07.43. Johnstone, Exodus 20–40

William Johnstone, Exodus 20–40
Reviewed by Ralph K. Hawkins

2019.07.42. Jacobs, Delicious Prose

Naomi S. S. Jacobs, Delicious Prose: Reading the Tale of Tobit with Food and Drink: A Commentary
Reviewed by Jordan D. Rosenblum

2019.07.41. Gowler, The Parables after Jesus

David B. Gowler, The Parables after Jesus: Their Imaginative Receptions across Two Millennia
Reviewed by Mikeal C. Parsons

2019.07.40. Flynn, Children in Ancient Israel

Shawn W. Flynn, Children in Ancient Israel: The Hebrew Bible and Mesopotamia in Comparative Perspective
Reviewed by Kristine Henriksen Garroway

2019.07.39. Cammarosano, Hittite Local Cults

Michele Cammarosano, Hittite Local Cults
Reviewed by Selim Ferruh Adalı

2019.07.38. Anderson and Kearney, Ireland and the Reception of the Bible

Bradford A. Anderson and Jonathan Kearney, eds., Ireland and the Reception of the Bible: Social and Cultural Perspectives
Reviewed by Anthony Swindell

2019.07.37. Alumkal, The Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ Implied in the Image of the Paschal Lamb in 1 Cor 5:7

Jacob Paxy Alumkal, The Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ Implied in the Image of the Paschal Lamb in 1 Cor 5:7: An Intertextual, Exegetical and Theological Study
Reviewed by Rob A. Fringer

2019.07.36. Undheim, Borderline Virginities

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

2019.07.35. Scarlata, The Abiding Presence

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

2019.07.34. Safrai, Seeking Out the Land

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

2019.07.33. Russaw, Daughters in the Hebrew Bible

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

2019.07.32. Robinson, Jude on the Attack

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

2019.07.31. Neville, The Vehement Jesus

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

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

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

2019.07.29. Matassa, Invention of the First-Century Synagogue

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

2019.07.28. London, Ancient Cookware from the Levant

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

2019.07.27. Jones, Reading Ruth in the Restoration Period

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

2019.07.26. Goldingay, Reading Jesus’s Bible

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

2019.07.25. Glazebrook and Tsakirgis, Houses of Ill Repute

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

2019.07.24. Wilk and Öhler, Paulinische Schriftrezeption

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

2019.07.23. Weidner, Strategien zur Leidbewältigung im 2. Korintherbrief

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

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

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

2019.07.21. Mirguet, An Early History of Compassion

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

2019.07.20. Meynet, Le Psautier

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

2019.07.19. Keown, Jesus in a World of Colliding Empires

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

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

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

2019.07.17. Houck-Loomis, History through Trauma

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

2019.07.16. Frahm, A Companion to Assyria

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

2019.07.15. Church, Hebrews and the Temple

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

2019.07.14. Boer and Petterson, Time of Troubles

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

2019.07.13. Baillie, Facing the Fiend

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

2019.07.12. Wikander, Unburning Fame

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

2019.07.11. Walsh and Elliott, Biblical Theology

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

2019.07.10. Tomes, Interpreting the Text

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

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

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

2019.07.08. Nelligan, The Quest for Mark’s Sources

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

2019.07.07. Luke, Ushering in a New Republic

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

2019.07.06. Halabé, Hinneh: Biblical Hebrew the Practical Way

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

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

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

2019.07.04. Gordley, New Testament Christological Hymns

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

2019.07.03. Barth, The Epistle to the Ephesians

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

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

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

2019.07.01. Adelman, The Female Ruse

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