RBL Newsletter, 16 April 2008

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

Philip S. Alexander, The Mystical Texts: Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice and Related Manuscripts
Reviewed by Samuel Thomas

John Barton, The Nature of Biblical Criticism
Reviewed by James D. G. Dunn

Roland Boer, Symposia: Dialogues concerning the History of Biblical Interpretation
Reviewed by Henning Graf Reventlow

Andrew Chester, Messiah and Exaltation: Jewish Messianic and Visionary Traditions and New Testament Christology
Reviewed by Martin Karrer

Zeba A. Crook, Reconceptualising Conversion: Patronage, Loyalty, and Conversion in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean
Reviewed by Dietmar Neufeld

A. Andrew Das, Solving the Romans Debate
Reviewed by Don Garlington

Max Küchler and Karl Matthias Schmidt, eds., Texte-Fakten-Artefakte: Beiträge zur Bedeutung der Archäologie für die neutestamentliche Forschung
Reviewed by Gabriele Faßbeck

Tremper Longman III, Proverbs
Reviewed by Timothy J. Sandoval

Edward P. Meadors, Idolatry and the Hardening of the Heart: A Study in Biblical Theology
Reviewed by Thomas J. Kraus

James M. Robinson, Jesus: According to the Earliest Witness
Reviewed by Robert A. Derrenbacker Jr.

Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, The Power of the Word: Scripture and the Rhetoric of Empire
Reviewed by Warren Carter

James W. Watts, Ritual and Rhetoric in Leviticus: From Sacrifice to Scripture
Reviewed by Hanna Liss
Reviewed by Mark McEntire

Paul R. Williamson, Sealed with an Oath: Covenant in God’s Unfolding Purpose
Reviewed by Matthew S. Harmon