2018.11.20. Toepel, Das Protevangelium des Jakobus

Alexander Toepel, Das Protevangelium des Jakobus: Ein Beitrag zur neueren Diskussion um Herkunft, Auslegung und theologische Einordnung
Reviewed by Jonathon Lookadoo

2018.11.19. Spencer, Mixed Feelings and Vexed Passions

F. Scott Spencer, ed., Mixed Feelings and Vexed Passions: Exploring Emotions in Biblical Literature
Reviewed by Thomas H. Olbricht

2018.11.18. Selby, Not with Wisdom of Words

Gary S. Selby, Not with Wisdom of Words: Nonrational Persuasion in the New Testament
Reviewed by Alexander E. Stewart

2018.11.17. Pialoux, L’épître aux Philippiens

Luc Pialoux, L’épître aux Philippiens: L’evangile du don et de l’amitié
Reviewed by Isaac Blois

2018.11.16. Parsons and Gonis, The Oxyrhynchus Papyri, Volume LXXXIII

Peter John Parsons and N. Gonis, eds., The Oxyrhynchus Papyri, Volume LXXXIII
Reviewed by Larry W. Hurtado

2018.11.15. Gregg, Shared Stories, Rival Tellings

Robert C. Gregg, Shared Stories, Rival Tellings: Early Encounters of Jews, Christians, and Muslims
Reviewed by Gordon D. Newby

2018.11.14. Gorman, Apostle of the Crucified Lord

Michael J. Gorman, Apostle of the Crucified Lord: A Theological Introduction to Paul and His Letters
Reviewed by Christopher T. Holmes

2018.11.13. Genz, Jesaja 53 als theologische Mitte der Apostelgeschichte

Rouven Genz, Jesaja 53 als theologische Mitte der Apostelgeschichte: Studien zu ihrer Christologie und Ekklesiologie im Anschluss an Apg 8,26-40
Reviewed by Loveday Alexander

2018.11.12. Ederer and Schmitz, Exodus

Matthias Ederer and Barbara Schmitz, eds., Exodus: Interpretation durch Rezeption
Reviewed by Joachim J. Krause

2018.11.11. Dunn, Neither Jew Nor Greek

James D. G. Dunn, Neither Jew Nor Greek: A Contested Identity
Reviewed by Maria Karyakina

2018.11.10. Cohen and Berlin, Interpreting Scriptures in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Mordechai Z. Cohen and Adele Berlin, eds., Interpreting Scriptures in Judaism, Christianity and Islam: Overlapping Inquiries
Reviewed by Abdulla Galadari

2018.11.09. Bennema, Mimesis in the Johannine Literature

Cornelis Bennema, Mimesis in the Johannine Literature: A Study in Johannine Ethics
Reviewed by Michael R. Whitenton

2018.11.08. Tal and Weiss, Expressions of Cult in the Southern Levant in the Greco-Roman Period

Oren Tal and Zeev Weiss, eds., Expressions of Cult in the Southern Levant in the Greco-Roman Period: Manifestations in Text and Material Culture
Reviewed by Collin Cornell

2018.11.07. Still, God and Israel

Todd D. Still, ed., God and Israel: Providence and Purpose in Romans 9–11
Reviewed by Timothy Gombis

2018.11.06. Person Jr. and Rezetko, Empirical Models Challenging Biblical Criticism

Raymond F. Person Jr. and Robert Rezetko, eds., Empirical Models Challenging Biblical Criticism
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2018.11.05. Lin, The Erotic Life of Manuscripts

Yii-Jan Lin, The Erotic Life of Manuscripts: New Testament Textual Criticism and the Biological Sciences
Reviewed by S. Matthew Solomon

2018.11.04. Iverson, From Text to Performance

Kelly R. Iverson, ed., From Text to Performance: Narrative and Performance Criticisms in Dialogue and Debate
Reviewed by Danny Yencich

2018.11.03. Gottwald, Social Justice and the Hebrew Bible, Volume 2

Norman K. Gottwald, Social Justice and the Hebrew Bible, Volume 2
Reviewed by Walter J. Houston

2018.11.02. Elvey, Dyer, and Guess, Ecological Aspects of War

Anne Elvey, Keith Dyer, and Deborah Guess, eds., Ecological Aspects of War: Engagements with Biblical Texts
Reviewed by Margaret Daly-Denton

2018.11.01. DiFransico, Washing Away Sin

Lesley R. DiFransico, Washing Away Sin: An Analysis of the Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible and Its Influence
Reviewed by Ryan P. Bonfiglio

2018.10.45. Reymond, Intermediate Biblical Hebrew Grammar

Eric D. Reymond, Intermediate Biblical Hebrew Grammar: A Student’s Guide to Phonology and Morphology
Reviewed by Andrew E. Steinmann

2018.10.44. MacDonald, Mythologizing Jesus

Dennis R. MacDonald, Mythologizing Jesus: From Jewish Teacher to Epic Hero
Reviewed by Glenn E. Snyder

2018.10.43. Longenecker, The Cross before Constantine

Bruce W. Longenecker, The Cross before Constantine: The Early Life of a Christian Symbol
Reviewed by Thomas P. Nelligan

2018.10.42. Lim, When Texts Are Canonized

Timothy H. Lim, ed., When Texts Are Canonized
Reviewed by Pieter B. Hartog

2018.10.41. Horsley, Jesus and the Politics of Roman Palestine

Richard A. Horsley, Jesus and the Politics of Roman Palestine
Reviewed by Rollin A. Ramsaran

2018.10.40. Good, The Song of Songs

Edwin Good, The Song of Songs: Codes of Love
Reviewed by Philip D. Stern

2018.10.39. Glahn, Vindicating the Vixens

Sandra Glahn, ed., Vindicating the Vixens: Revisiting Sexualized, Vilified, and Marginalized Women of the Bible
Reviewed by Deborah F. Sawyer

2018.10.38. Gallagher and Meade, The Biblical Canon Lists from Early Christianity

Edmon L. Gallagher and John D. Meade, The Biblical Canon Lists from Early Christianity: Texts and Analysis
Reviewed by Lee Martin McDonald

2018.10.37. Doble and Kloha, Texts and Traditions

Peter Doble and Jeffrey Kloha, eds., Texts and Traditions: Essays in Honour of J. Keith Elliott
Reviewed by Amy S. Anderson

2018.10.36. Brenner-Idan, The Israelite Woman

Athalya Brenner-Idan, The Israelite Woman: Social Role and Literary Type in Biblical Narrative
Reviewed by S. Tamar Kamionkowski

2018.10.35. Streett, Caesar and the Sacrament

R. Alan Streett, Caesar and the Sacrament: Baptism: A Rite of Resistance
Reviewed by Wes Howard-Brook

2018.10.34. Smith, Jewish Glass and Christian Stone

Eric C. Smith, Jewish Glass and Christian Stone: A Materialist Mapping of the “Parting of the Ways”
Reviewed by Benjamin D. Gordon

2018.10.33. Petrovich, The World’s Oldest Alphabet

Douglas Petrovich, The World’s Oldest Alphabet: Hebrew as the Language of the Proto-consonantal Script
Reviewed by David A. Falk

2018.10.32. Pachoumi, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri

Eleni Pachoumi, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri
Reviewed by Pieter W. van der Horst

2018.10.31. Marx-Wolf, Spiritual Taxonomies and Ritual Authority

Heidi Marx-Wolf, Spiritual Taxonomies and Ritual Authority: Platonists, Priests, and Gnostics in the Third Century C.E.
Reviewed by David Kneip

2018.10.30. MacDonald, Luke and Vergil

Dennis R. MacDonald, Luke and Vergil: Imitations of Classical Greek Literature
Reviewed by Alexander P. Thompson

2018.10.29. Lewis, Paul’s ‘Spirit of Adoption’ in Its Roman Imperial Context

Robert Brian Lewis, Paul’s ‘Spirit of Adoption’ in Its Roman Imperial Context
Reviewed by James N. Hoke

2018.10.28. Henze, Mind the Gap

Matthias Henze, Mind the Gap: How the Jewish Writings between the Old and New Testament Help Us Understand Jesus
Reviewed by Cynthia R. Chapman

2018.10.27. German, The Fall Reconsidered

Igal German, The Fall Reconsidered: A Literary Synthesis of the Primeval Sin Narratives against the Backdrop of the History of Exegesis
Reviewed by Shawna Dolansky

2018.10.26. Esler, God’s Court and Courtiers in the Book of the Watchers

Philip F. Esler, God’s Court and Courtiers in the Book of the Watchers: Re-interpreting Heaven in 1 Enoch 1–36
Reviewed by David R. Jackson

2018.10.25. Erbele-Küster, Body, Gender and Purity in Leviticus 12 and 15

Dorothea Erbele-Küster, Body, Gender and Purity in Leviticus 12 and 15
Reviewed by Yitzhaq Feder

2018.10.24. Chester, Reading Paul with the Reformers

Stephen J. Chester, Reading Paul with the Reformers: Reconciling Old and New Perspectives
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Cockrell

2018.10.23. Brown and Skinner, Johannine Ethics

Sherri Brown and Christopher W. Skinner, eds., Johannine Ethics: The Moral World of the Gospel and Epistles of John
Reviewed by Peter J. Judge

2018.10.22. Auld, Life in Kings

A. Graeme Auld, Life in Kings: Reshaping the Royal Story in the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Tony Cartledge

2018.10.21. Bosworth, Infant Weeping in Akkadian, Hebrew, and Greek Literature

David A. Bosworth, Infant Weeping in Akkadian, Hebrew, and Greek Literature
Reviewed by Kristine Garroway

2018.10.20. Witherington, Still, and Hagen, The Epistles of 2 Corinthians and 1 Peter

Ben Witherington III and Todd D. Still, eds., with Jeanette M. Hagen, The Epistles of 2 Corinthians and 1 Peter: Newly Discovered Commentaries
Reviewed by Clifford Barbarick

2018.10.19. Stuckenbruck and Boccaccini, Enoch and the Synoptic Gospels

Loren T. Stuckenbruck and Gabriele Boccaccini, eds. Enoch and the Synoptic Gospels: Reminiscences, Allusions, Intertextuality
Reviewed by Thomas P. Nelligan

2018.10.18. Samely, Alexander, Bernasconi, and Hayward, Profiling Jewish Literature in Antiquity

Alexander Samely, with Philip Alexander, Rocco Bernasconi, and Robert Hayward, Profiling Jewish Literature in Antiquity: An Inventory, from Second Temple Texts to the Talmuds
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2018.10.17. Morganstern, Reframing Politics in the Hebrew Bible

Mira Morganstern, Reframing Politics in the Hebrew Bible: A New Introduction with Readings
Reviewed by Leslie J. Hoppe, OFM

2018.10.16. Macnamara, My Chosen Instrument

Luke Macnamara, My Chosen Instrument: The Characterisation of Paul in Acts 7:58–15:41
Reviewed by Steve Walton

2018.10.15. Luther, Sprachethik im Neuen Testament

Susanne Luther, Sprachethik im Neuen Testament: Eine Analyse des frühchristlichen Diskurses im Matthäusevangelium, im Jakobusbrief und im 1. Petrusbrief
Reviewed by Peter H. Davids

2018.10.14. Hebron, Judas Iscariot

Carol A. Hebron, Judas Iscariot: Damned or Redeemed; A Critical Examination of the Portrayal of Judas in Jesus Films (1902–2014)
Reviewed by Richard Walsh

2018.10.13. Friedman, Listen, Understand, Obey

Caleb T. Friedman, ed., Listen, Understand, Obey: Essays on Hebrews in Honor of Gareth Lee Cockerill
Reviewed by Madison N. Pierce

2018.10.12. Esler, The Early Christian World

Philip F. Esler, ed., The Early Christian World
Reviewed by Steven Shisley

2018.10.11. Dever, Beyond the Texts

William G. Dever, Beyond the Texts: An Archaeological Portrait of Ancient Israel and Judah
Reviewed by Avraham Faust

2018.10.10. Younger, A Political History of the Arameans

K. Lawson Younger Jr., A Political History of the Arameans: From Their Origins to the End of Their Polities
Reviewed by Carl S. Ehrlich

2018.10.09. Smith, Mark: Shaping the Life and Legacy of Jesus

Abraham Smith, Mark: Shaping the Life and Legacy of Jesus
Reviewed by Abson Joseph

2018.10.08. Sim, A Relevant Way to Read

Margaret G. Sim, A Relevant Way to Read: A New Approach to Exegesis and Communication
Reviewed by Stephan Witetschek

2018.10.07. Seitz, Joel

Christopher R. Seitz, Joel
Reviewed by Joel Barker

2018.10.06. Pihlava, Forgotten Women Leaders

Kaisa-Maria Pihlava, Forgotten Women Leaders: The Authority of Women Hosts of Early Christian Gatherings in the First and Second Centuries C.E.
Reviewed by Carolyn Osiek

2018.10.05. Mosbø, Luke the Composer

Thomas J. Mosbø, Luke the Composer: Exploring the Evangelist’s Use of Matthew
Reviewed by David J. Neville

2018.10.04. Gruber, Hosea: A Textual Commentary

Mayer I. Gruber, Hosea: A Textual Commentary
Reviewed by Susan E. Haddox

2018.10.03. Burke, Fakes, Forgeries, and Fictions

Tony Burke, ed., Fakes, Forgeries, and Fictions: Writing Ancient and Modern Christian Apocrypha: Proceedings from the 2015 York University Christian Apocrypha Symposium
Reviewed by Joseph Azize

2018.10.02. Anderson, Just, and Thatcher, John, Jesus, and History, Volume 3

Paul N. Anderson, Felix Just, S.J., and Tom Thatcher, eds., John, Jesus, and History, Volume 3: Glimpses of Jesus Through the Johannine Lens
Reviewed by Andrew T. Lincoln

2018.10.01. Aletti, Justification by Faith in the Letters of Saint Paul

Jean-Noël Aletti, Justification by Faith in the Letters of Saint Paul: Keys to Interpretation
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Cockrell

2018.09.30. Younger, A Political History of the Arameans

K. Lawson Younger Jr., A Political History of the Arameans: From Their Origins to the End of Their Polities
Reviewed by Yigal Levin

2018.09.29. Wrede, The Authenticity of the Second Letter to the Thessalonians

Wilhelm Wrede, The Authenticity of the Second Letter to the Thessalonians
Reviewed by Glenn Holland

2018.09.28. Watson, The Fourfold Gospel

Francis Watson, The Fourfold Gospel: A Theological Reading of the New Testament Portraits of Jesus
Reviewed by Cornelis Bennema

2018.09.27. Sláma, New Theologies of the Old Testament and History

Petr Sláma, New Theologies of the Old Testament and History: The Function of History in Modern Biblical Scholarship
Reviewed by Edgar Kellenberger

2018.09.26. Oropeza and Moyise, Exploring Intertextuality

B. J. Oropeza and Steve Moyise, eds., Exploring Intertextuality: Diverse Strategies for New Testament Interpretation of Texts
Reviewed by Thomas P. Nelligan

2018.09.25. Kleinig, Hebrews

John W. Kleinig, Hebrews
Reviewed by Brian C. Small

2018.09.24. Hayes and Vermeulen, Doubling and Duplicating in the Book of Genesis

Elizabeth R. Hayes and Karolien Vermeulen, eds., Doubling and Duplicating in the Book of Genesis: Literary and Stylistic Approaches to the Text
Reviewed by Megan Warner

2018.09.23. Goodman, A History of Judaism

Martin Goodman, A History of Judaism
Reviewed by Sara Ronis

2018.09.22. Gillmayr-Bucher and Häusl, Sedaqa and Torah in Postexilic Discourse

Susanne Gillmayr-Bucher and Maria Häusl, eds., Sedaqa and Torah in Postexilic Discourse
Reviewed by Gert Kwakkel

2018.09.21. Boda, Exploring Zechariah, Volume 1

Mark J. Boda, Exploring Zechariah, Volume 1: The Development of Zechariah and Its Role within the Twelve
Reviewed by Barry A. Jones