2021.04.12. Whitenton, Configuring Nicodemus

Michael R. Whitenton, Configuring Nicodemus: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Complex Characterization
Reviewed by Christopher Seglenieks

2021.04.11. Wasserman, The Flood

Nathan Wasserman, The Flood: The Akkadian Sources, A New Edition, Commentary, and a Literary Discussion
Reviewed by Benjamin R. Foster

2021.04.10. Strait, Hidden Criticism of the Angry Tyrant in Early Judaism and the Acts of the Apostles

Drew J. Strait, Hidden Criticism of the Angry Tyrant in Early Judaism and the Acts of the Apostles
Reviewed by Adam Winn

2021.04.09. Schreiner, Matthew, Disciple and Scribe

Patrick Schreiner, Matthew, Disciple and Scribe: The First Gospel and Its Portrait of Jesus
Reviewed by Craig A. Evans

2021.04.08. Roukema and Amirav, The ‘New Testament’ as a Polemical Tool

Riemer Roukema and Hagit Amirav, eds., The ‘New Testament’ as a Polemical Tool: Studies in Ancient Christian Anti-Jewish Rhetoric and Beliefs
Reviewed by Catherine Sider Hamilton

2021.04.07. Mathews, Prophets as Performers

Jeanette Mathews, Prophets as Performers: Biblical Performance Criticism and Israel’s Prophets
Reviewed by Shelley Birdsong

2021.04.06. Hasler, Archival Historiography in Jewish Antiquity

Laura Carlson Hasler, Archival Historiography in Jewish Antiquity
Reviewed by Maria Brutti

2021.04.05. Evans and Johnston, Scribes and Their Remains

Craig A. Evans and Jeremiah J. Johnston, eds., Scribes and Their Remains
Reviewed by Gregory Peter Fewster

2021.04.04. Emanuel, Humor, Resistance, and Jewish Cultural Persistence in the Book of Revelation

Sarah Emanuel, Humor, Resistance, and Jewish Cultural Persistence in the Book of Revelation: Roasting Rome
Reviewed by Christopher A. Frilingos

2021.04.03. Cargill, Melchizedek, King of Sodom

Robert R. Cargill, Melchizedek, King of Sodom: How Scribes Invented the Biblical Priest-King
Mark Preston Stone

2021.04.02. Blyth and Vaka’uta, The Bible and Art

Caroline Blyth and Nasili Vaka’uta, eds., The Bible and Art: Perspectives from Oceania
Reviewed by Donald P. Moffat

2021.04.01. Almog, Secularism and Hermeneutics

Yael Almog, Secularism and Hermeneutics
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2021.03.20. Yahalom, Sources of the Sacred Song

Joseph Yahalom, Sources of the Sacred Song: Crossroads in Jewish Liturgical Poetry [Hebrew]
Reviewed by Michael D. Swartz

2021.03.19. Setzer and Shefferman, The Bible in the American Experience

Claudia Setzer and David A. Shefferman, eds., The Bible in the American Experience
Reviewed by Stu Halpern

2021.03.18. Roubekas, Theorizing “Religion” in Antiquity

Nickolas P. Roubekas, ed., Theorizing “Religion” in Antiquity
Reviewed by Andrew Durdin

2021.03.17. Penner, The Lexham English Septuagint

Ken M. Penner, ed., The Lexham English Septuagint: A New Translation
Reviewed by Marieke Dhont

2021.03.16. Macaskill, Living in Union with Christ

Grant Macaskill, Living in Union with Christ: Paul’s Gospel and Christian Moral Identity
Reviewed by Robert L. Foster

2021.03.15. Lockett, Letters from the Pillar Apostles

Darian R. Lockett, Letters from the Pillar Apostles: The Formation of the Catholic Epistles as a Canonical Collection
Reviewed by Martin C. Albl

2021.03.14. Levison, A Boundless God

Jack Levison, A Boundless God: The Spirit according to the Old Testament
Reviewed by Christopher J. H. Wright

2021.03.13. Frevel, Desert Transformations

Christian Frevel, Desert Transformations: Studies in the Book of Numbers
Reviewed by Josef Forsling

2021.03.12. Charlesworth, Early Christian Gospels

Scott D. Charlesworth, Early Christian Gospels: Their Production and Transmission
Reviewed by Danny Yencich

2021.03.11. Allen, Collier, and Stauder, Coping with Obscurity

James P. Allen, Mark A. Collier, and Andreas Stauder, eds., Coping with Obscurity: The Brown Workshop on Earlier Egyptian Grammar
Reviewed by Julia Clare Francis Hamilton

2021.03.10. Schaper, Media and Monotheism

Joachim Schaper, Media and Monotheism: Presence, Representation, and Abstraction in Ancient Judea
Reviewed by Matthew Lynch

2021.03.09. Rosenblum, Rabbinic Drinking

Jordan D. Rosenblum, Rabbinic Drinking: What Beverages Teach Us about Rabbinic Literature
Reviewed by Claudia D. Bergmann

2021.03.08. Parry, Exploring the Isaiah Scrolls and Their Textual Variants

Donald W. Parry, Exploring the Isaiah Scrolls and Their Textual Variants
Reviewed by Jacob Stromberg

2021.03.07. Niehaus, When Did Eve Sin?

Jeffrey J. Niehaus, When Did Eve Sin? The Fall and Biblical Historiography
Reviewed by Mark A. O’Brien

2021.03.06. Lee, Moral Transformation in Greco-Roman Philosophy of Mind

Max J. Lee, Moral Transformation in Greco-Roman Philosophy of Mind: Mapping the Moral Milieu of the Apostle Paul and His Diaspora Jewish Contemporaries
Reviewed by Timothy A. Brookins

2021.03.05. Greenstein, Job: A New Translation

Edward L. Greenstein, Job: A New Translation
Reviewed by James L. Crenshaw

2021.03.04. Crowe, The Hope of Israel

Brandon D. Crowe, The Hope of Israel: The Resurrection of Christ in the Acts of the Apostles
Reviewed by David M. Allen

2021.03.03. Casson, Textual Signposts in the Argument of Romans

Sarah H. Casson, Textual Signposts in the Argument of Romans: A Relevance-Theory Approach
Reviewed by David J. Neville

2021.03.02. Binns, The T&T Clark History of Monasticism

John Binns, The T&T Clark History of Monasticism: The Eastern Tradition
Reviewed by Robert A. Kitchen

2021.03.01. Allen and Smith, Methodology in the Use of the Old Testament in the New

David Allen and Steve Smith, eds., Methodology in the Use of the Old Testament in the New: Context and Criteria
Reviewed by Maria Brutti

2021.02.48. Zeichmann, Essential Essays for the Study of the Military in First-Century Palestine

Christopher B. Zeichmann, ed., Essential Essays for the Study of the Military in First-Century Palestine: Soldiers and the New Testament Context
Reviewed by Gwyn Davies

2021.02.47. Zawadzki, Der Kommentar Cyrills von Alexandrien zum 2. Korintherbrief

Konrad F. Zawadzki, Der Kommentar Cyrills von Alexandrien zum 2. Korintherbrief: Einleitung, kritischer Text, Übersetzung, Einzelanalyse
Reviewed by David Kneip

2021.02.46. Stevens, Acts: A New Vision of the People of God

Gerald L. Stevens, Acts: A New Vision of the People of God
Reviewed by Ross D. Harmon

2021.02.45. Slater, Revelation as Civil Disobedience

Thomas B. Slater, Revelation as Civil Disobedience: Witnesses Not Warriors in John’s Apocalypse
Reviewed by Gregory L. Linton

2021.02.44. Rudnig-Zelt, Glaube im Alten Testament

Susanne Rudnig-Zelt, Glaube im Alten Testament: Eine begriffsgeschichtliche Untersuchung unter besonderer Berücksichtung von Jes 7,17; Dtn 1–3; Num 13–14 und Gen 22,1–19
Reviewed by Samuel Hildebrandt

2021.02.43. Lyon, The Genesis Creation Account in the Dead Sea Scrolls

Jeremy D. Lyon, The Genesis Creation Account in the Dead Sea Scrolls
Reviewed by Eric R. Montgomery

2021.02.42. Koester, Revelation and the End of All Things

Craig R. Koester, Revelation and the End of All Things
Reviewed by Michael Naylor

2021.02.41. Klawans, Heresy, Forgery, Novelty

Jonathan Klawans, Heresy, Forgery, Novelty: Condemning, Denying, and Asserting Innovation in Ancient Judaism
Reviewed by Brandon R. Grafius

2021.02.40. John, Biblical Interpretation and African Traditional Religion

Helen C. John, Biblical Interpretation and African Traditional Religion: Cross-Cultural and Community Readings in Owamboland, Namibia
Reviewed by Theodore W. Burgh

2021.02.39. Flexsenhar, Christians in Caesar’s Household

Michael Flexsenhar III, Christians in Caesar’s Household: The Emperors’ Slaves in the Makings of Christianity
Reviewed by Catherine Hezser

2021.02.38. Fischer, Jeremiah Studies

Georg Fischer, Jeremiah Studies: From Text and Contexts to Theology
Reviewed by Marvin A. Sweeney

2021.02.37. Crusemann, Hilgert, Salje, and Potts, Uruk: First City of the Ancient World

Nicola Crusemann, Margarete van Ess, Markus Hilgert, Beate Salje, and Timothy Potts, eds., Uruk: First City of the Ancient World
Reviewed by Mitchell Rothman

2021.02.36. Brett, Locations of God

Mark G. Brett, Locations of God: Political Theology in the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Joseph McDonald

2021.02.35. Beck, Verstehen als Aneignung

Johannes U. Beck, Verstehen als Aneignung: Hermeneutik im Markusevangelium
Reviewed by Kari Syreeni

2021.02.34. Van Wijk-Bos, The Land and Its Kings

Johanna W. H. van Wijk-Bos, The Land and Its Kings: 1–2 Kings
Reviewed by Bob Becking

2021.02.33. Wallis, The Galilean Wonderworker

Ian G. Wallis, The Galilean Wonderworker: Reassessing Jesus’ Reputation for Healing and Exorcism
Reviewed by David A. Fiensy

2021.02.32. Van Seters, My Life and Career as a Biblical Scholar

John Van Seters, My Life and Career as a Biblical Scholar
Reviewed by Jennifer M. Matheny

2021.02.31. Sameth, The Name

Mark Sameth, The Name: A History of the Dual-Gendered Hebrew Name for God
Reviewed by Johanna W. H. van Wijk-Bos

2021.02.30. Rainey, Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible

Brian Rainey, Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible: A Theoretical, Exegetical and Theological Survey
Reviewed by Arthur Jan Keefer

2021.02.29. Okoye, Genesis 12–50

James Chukwuma Okoye, Genesis 12–50: A Narrative-Theological Commentary
Reviewed by R. W. L. Moberly

2021.02.28. McKechnie, Christianizing Asia Minor

Paul McKechnie, Christianizing Asia Minor: Conversion, Communities, and Social Change in the Pre-Constantinian Era
Reviewed by Richard Last

2021.02.27. Lynch, Portraying Violence in the Hebrew Bible

Matthew J. Lynch, Portraying Violence in the Hebrew Bible: A Literary and Cultural Study
Reviewed by Joel Kaminsky

2021.02.26. Grafius, Reading the Bible with Horror

Brandon R. Grafius, Reading the Bible with Horror
Reviewed by Carl S. Ehrlich

2021.02.25. Gottlieb, Second Slayings

David N. Gottlieb, Second Slayings: The Binding of Isaac and the Formation of Jewish Memory
Reviewed by Charles Hughes Huff

2021.02.24. Cohen, The Rule of Peshat

Mordechai Z. Cohen, The Rule of Peshat: Jewish Constructions of the Plain Sense of Scripture and Their Christian and Muslim Contexts, 900–1270
Reviewed by Michael Carasik

2021.02.23. Burkett, An Introduction to the New Testament and the Origins of Christianity

Delbert Burkett, An Introduction to the New Testament and the Origins of Christianity
Reviewed by Susan E. Myers

2021.02.22. Waltke and Houston, The Psalms as Christian Praise

Bruce K. Waltke and James M. Houston, The Psalms as Christian Praise: A Historical Commentary
Reviewed by David G. Firth

2021.02.21. Vayntrub, Beyond Orality

Jacqueline Vayntrub, Beyond Orality: Biblical Poetry on Its Own Terms
Reviewed by Steven Bishop

2021.02.20. Van Pelt, Biblical Hebrew: A Compact Guide

Miles V. Van Pelt, Biblical Hebrew: A Compact Guide
Reviewed by Robert D. Holmstedt

2021.02.19. Schäfer, Two Gods in Heaven

Peter Schäfer, Two Gods in Heaven: Jewish Concepts of God in Antiquity
Reviewed by Shaye J. D. Cohen

2021.02.18. Peled, Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible

Ilan Peled, Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Vien V. Nguyen, SCJ

2021.02.17. Patterson, The Forgotten Creed

Steven J. Patterson, The Forgotten Creed: Christianity’s Original Struggle against Bigotry, Sexism, and Racism
Reviewed by Vincent L. Wimbush

2021.02.16. Matthews, Prophets as Performers

Jeanette Matthews, Prophets as Performers: Biblical Performance Criticism and Israel’s Prophets
Reviewed by Rosanne Liebermann

2021.02.15. Hilber, Old Testament Cosmology and Divine Accommodation

John H. Hilber, Old Testament Cosmology and Divine Accommodation: A Relevance Theory Approach
Reviewed by John Oswalt

2021.02.14. Guest, YHWH and Israel in the Book of Judges

Deryn Guest, YHWH and Israel in the Book of Judges: An Object-Relations Analysis
Reviewed by Klaas Spronk

2021.02.13. Crook, The Ancient Mediterranean Social World

Zeba A. Crook, ed., The Ancient Mediterranean Social World: A Sourcebook
Reviewed by David B. Gowler

2021.02.12. Cobb, Slavery, Gender, Truth, and Power in Luke-Acts and Other Narratives

Christy Cobb, Slavery, Gender, Truth, and Power in Luke-Acts and Other Narratives
Reviewed by Shawn Kelley

2021.02.11. Beale, Colossians and Philemon

G. K. Beale, Colossians and Philemon
Reviewed by Ernest P. Clark

2021.02.10. Thornton, Hostility in the House of God

Dillon T. Thornton, Hostility in the House of God: An Investigation of the Opponents in 1 and 2 Timothy
Reviewed by Andrew M. King V

2021.02.09. Sensenig, Jehoiachin and His Oracle

Melvin L. Sensenig, Jehoiachin and His Oracle: A Jeremianic Scribal Framework for the End of the Deuteronomistic History
Reviewed by Marvin A. Sweeney

2021.02.08. Parkhouse, Eschatology and the Saviour

Sarah Parkhouse, Eschatology and the Saviour: The “Gospel of Mary” among Early Christian Dialogue Gospels
Reviewed by Deirdre Good

2021.02.07. Van Nes, Pauline Language and the Pastoral Epistles

Jermo van Nes, Pauline Language and the Pastoral Epistles: A Study of Linguistic Variation in the Corpus Paulinum
Reviewed by Benjamin White

2021.02.06. Kaltner and McKenzie, Sleuthing the Bible

John Kaltner and Steven L. McKenzie, Sleuthing the Bible: Clues That Unlock the Mysteries of the Text
Reviewed by James F. McGrath