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