RBL Newsletter, 26 February 2008

The following new reviews have been added to the Review of Biblical Literature.

Cilliers Breytenbach, Johan C. Thom, and Jeremy Punt, eds., The New Testament Interpreted: Essays in Honour of Bernhard C. Lategan
Reviewed by Douglas Estes

Walter Brueggemann, Mandate to Difference: An Invitation to the Contemporary Church
Reviewed by Stephan Joubert

David Buttrick, Speaking Conflict: Stories of a Controversial Jesus
Reviewed by John J. Pilch

J. W. Childers and D. C. Parker, eds., Transmission and Reception: New Testament Text-Critical and Exegetical Studies
Reviewed by Erroll F. Rhodes

Rachel Hallote, Bible, Map, and Spade: The American Palestine Exploration Society, Frederick Jones Bliss, and the Forgotten Story of Early American Biblical Archaeology
Reviewed by Eric M. Meyers

John R. Hinnells, ed., A Handbook of Ancient Religions
Reviewed by Martin Ramey

Shane Kirkpatrick, Competing for Honor: A Social-Scientific Reading of Daniel 1–6
Reviewed by John J. Collins

Aquila H. I. Lee, From Messiah to Preexistent Son: Jesus’ Self-Consciousness and Early Christian Exegesis of Messianic Psalms
Reviewed by Sam Janse

Jane Dammen McAuliffe, ed., The Cambridge Companion to the Qur’ān
Reviewed by Ernst Axel Knauf

Stefan C. Reif, Problems with Prayers: Studies in the Textual History of Early Rabbinic Liturgy
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

James Robson, Word and Spirit in Ezekiel
Reviewed by H. F. Van Rooy
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

Richard W. Swanson, Provoking the Gospel of Matthew: A Storyteller’s Commentary, Year A
Reviewed by Deborah Thompson Prince

RBL Newsletter, 19 February 2008

The following new reviews have been added to the Review of Biblical Literature.

David E. Aune, ed., Rereading Paul Together: Protestant and Catholic Perspectives on Justification
Reviewed by James D. G. Dunn
Reviewed by Philip F. Esler

John Goldingay, Psalms, Volume 1: Psalms 1–41
Reviewed by Philippus J. Botha

John Goldingay and David Payne, Isaiah 40–55: A Critical and Exegetical Commentary (2 vols.)
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

Sabrina Inowlocki, Eusebius and the Jewish Authors: His Citation Technique in an Apologetic Context
Reviewed by Elizabeth C. Penland

Giorgio Jossa, Jews or Christians? The Followers of Jesus in Search of Their Own Identity
Reviewed by Michael F. Bird

John S. Kloppenborg, The Tenants in the Vineyard: Ideology, Economics, and Agrarian Conflict in Jewish Palestine
Reviewed by Richard L. Rohrbaugh

J. Ed Komoszewski and Robert M. Bowman Jr., Putting Jesus in His Place: The Case for the Deity of Christ
Reviewed by D. A. Carson

Victor H. Matthews, 101 Questions and Answers on the Prophets of Israel
Reviewed by Hemchand Gossai

Andrei A. Orlov, From Apocalypticism to Merkabah Mysticism: Studies in Slavonic Pseudepigrapha
Reviewed by Grant Macaskill

Maria-Luisa Rigato, Giovanni: L’enigma il Presbitero il culto il tempio la cristologia
Reviewed by Ilaria Ramelli

Bruce K. Waltke, A Commentary on Micah
Reviewed by Tiberius Rata

RBL Newsletter, 13 February 2008

The following new reviews have been added to the Review of Biblical Literature.

Brian J. Abasciano, Paul’s Use of the Old Testament in Romans 9.1–9: An Intertextual and Theological Exegesis
Reviewed by Thomas Gillespie

François Bovon, Luc le théologien
Reviewed by Claire Clivaz

Emmanuel Friedheim, Rabbinisme et Paganisme en Palestine romaine: Étude historique des Realia talmudiques (Ier-IVème siècles)
Reviewed by Sabrina Inowlocki

Luke Timothy Johnson, Hebrews: A Commentary
Reviewed by Wolfgang Kraus

Melody Knowles, Esther Menn, John Pawlikowski, and Timothy Sandoval, eds., Contesting Texts: Jews and Christians in Conversation about the Bible
Reviewed by Ithamar Gruenwald

Amy-Jill Levine, ed., with Maria Mayo Robbins, A Feminist Companion to the New Testament Apocrypha
Reviewed by J. K. Elliott

Edmondo F. Lupieri; Maria Poggi Johnson and Adam Kamesar, trans., A Commentary on the Apocalypse of John
Reviewed by Tobias Nicklas

George W. E. Nickelsburg, Resurrection, Immortality, and Eternal Life in Intertestamental Judaism and Early Christianity
Reviewed by Tony Costa

Stanley E. Porter, ed., The Messiah in the Old and New Testaments
Reviewed by Michael F. Bird
Reviewed by James Hamilton Charlesworth

Thomas Römer, The So-Called Deuteronomistic History: A Sociological, Historical and Literary Introduction
Reviewed by Ernst Axel Knauf

Hans-Christoph Schmitt, Arbeitsbuch zum Alten Testament: Grundzüge der Geschichte Israels und der alttestamentlichen Schriften
Reviewed by Christoph Levin

RBL Newsletter, 2 February 2008

The following new reviews have been added to the Review of Biblical Literature.

Stanisław Bazyliński, A Guide to Biblical Research: Introductory Notes
Reviewed by Jeremy Punt

Douglas A. Campbell, The Quest for Paul’s Gospel: A Suggested Strategy
Reviewed by Matt Jackson-McCabe

Gordon D. Fee, Pauline Christology: An Exegetical-Theological Study
Reviewed by Don Garlington
Reviewed by Matthew Montonini

Anthony Grafton and Megan Williams, Christianity and the Transformation of the Book: Origen, Eusebius, and the Library of Caesarea
Reviewed by Claudio Zamagni

Pieter W. van der Horst, Jews and Christians in Their Graeco-Roman Context: Selected Essays on Early Judaism, Samaritanism, Hellenism, and Christianity
Reviewed by Christoph Stenschke

Hans Hübner, Wer ist der biblische Gott? Fluch und Segen der monotheistischen Religionen
Reviewed by Sven Petry

Garrett C. Kenney, Translating H/holy S/spirit: Four Models: Unitarian, Binitarian, Trinitarian, and Non-sectarian
Reviewed by Tony Costa

Jaclyn L. Maxwell, Christianization and Communication in Late Antiquity: John Chrysostom and His Congregation in Antioch
Reviewed by David Brian Warner

Patrick D. Miller, The Way of the Lord: Essays in Old Testament Theology
Reviewed by Walter Brueggemann

Pekka Särkiö, Kuningasajalta: Kirjoituksia Salomosta ja rautakauden piirtokirjoituksista
Reviewed by Pekka Pitkänen

W. Dennis Tucker, Jonah: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text
Reviewed by Karl Möller