RBL Newsletter, 24 June 2008

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

Hans Dieter Betz, Don S. Browning, Bernd Janowski, and Eberhard Jüngel, eds., Religion Past and Present: Encyclopedia of Theology and Religion: Volume 1: A–Bhu
Reviewed by Dirk van der Merwe

Bradford B. Blaine Jr., Peter in the Gospel of John: The Making of an Authentic Disciple
Reviewed by Stephan Witetschek

Markus Bockmuehl and Donald A. Hagner, eds., The Written Gospel
Reviewed by David C. Sim

Sebastian Brock, The Bible in the Syriac Tradition
Reviewed by H. F. van Rooy

Jack Cheng and Marian Feldman, eds., Ancient Near Eastern Art in Context: Studies in Honor of Irene J. Winter by Her Students
Reviewed by Aren Maeir

Gregory W. Dawes, Introduction to the Bible
Reviewed by Randall L. McKinion

Jane DeRose Evans, The Coins and the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Economy of Palestine
Reviewed by Mark A. Chancey

Victor Paul Furnish, 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians
Reviewed by Eduard Verhoef

Mark D. Futato, Interpreting the Psalms: An Exegetical Handbook
Reviewed by Howard N. Wallace

John Goldingay and David Payne, Isaiah 40–55: A Critical and Exegetical Commentary
Reviewed by Chris Franke

Maria Gorea, Job: Ses précurseurs et ses épigones ou comment faire du nouveau avec de l’ancien
Reviewed by James L. Crenshaw

Nathaniel Helfgot, ed., The Tanakh Companion to the Book of Samuel
Reviewed by Ralph K. Hawkins

Paul M. Hoskins, Jesus as the Fulfillment of the Temple in the Gospel of John
Reviewed by Mary L. Coloe
Reviewed by Nicholas H. Taylor

Ådna Jostein, ed., The Formation of the Early Church
Reviewed by Markus Oehler

Bart J. Koet, Dreams and Scripture in Luke-Acts: Collected Essays
Reviewed by David L. Tiede

Jerome H. Neyrey, Give God the Glory: Ancient Prayer and Worship in Cultural Perspective
Reviewed by Tony Costa

Birger A. Pearson, Ancient Gnosticism: Traditions and Literature
Reviewed by James F. McGrath

Calvin J. Roetzel, 2 Corinthians
Reviewed by Frank J. Matera

Karl Friedrich Ulrichs, Christusglaube: Studien zum Syntagma pistis Christou und zum paulinischen Verständnis von Glaube und Rechtfertigung
Reviewed by Günter Röhser

RBL Newsletter, 14 June 2008

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

Jim W. Adams, The Performative Nature and Function of Isaiah 40–55
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

Ward Blanton, Displacing Christian Origins: Philosophy, Secularity, and the New Testament
Reviewed by Claire Clivaz

Brian Brock, Singing the Ethos of God: On the Place of Christian Ethics in Scripture
Reviewed by Jan G. van der Watt

Walter Brueggemann, Praying the Psalms: Engaging the Scripture and the Life of the Spirit
Reviewed by Patrick D. Miller

Albert Eichhorn; trans. Jeffrey Cayzer, The Lord’s Supper in the New Testament
Reviewed by Sakari Hakkinen

Volker Gäckle, Die Starken und die Schwachen in Korinth und in Rom: Zu Herkunft und Funktion der Antithese in 1Kor 8,1–11,1 und in Röm 14,1–15,13
Reviewed by Stephan Witetschek

Mike Graves and David M. May, Preaching Matthew: Interpretation and Proclamation
Reviewed by Craig S. Keener

Gina Hens-Piazza, 1–2 Kings
Reviewed by Randall L. McKinion

Fredrik Lindgard, Paul’s Line of Thought in 2 Corinthians 4:16–5:10
Reviewed by Thomas Schmeller

Jacob Neusner, ed., The Babylonian Talmud: A Translation and Commentary: Volume 8: Tractate Yebamot
Reviewed by Rivka Ulmer

Jean-Marc Prieur, La croix chez les Pères: (du IIe au début du IVe siècle)
Reviewed by Marco Frenschkowski

Mark Roncace and Patrick Gray, eds., Teaching the Bible through Popular Culture and the Arts
Reviewed by Leonard Greenspoon

Brian S. Rosner, Greed as Idolatry: The Origin and Meaning of a Pauline Metaphor
Reviewed by H. H. Drake Williams III

David T. Runia and Gregory E. Sterling, eds., The Studia Philonica Annual: Studies in Hellenistic Judaism: Volume XIX, 2007
Reviewed by James E. Bowley

Andreas Wagner, ed., Primäre und sekundäre Religion als Kategorie der Religionsgeschichte des Alten Testaments
Reviewed by Mark W. Hamilton

RBL Newsletter, 6 June 2008

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

Klaus-Peter Adam, Saul und David in der judäischen Geschichtsschreibung: Studien zu 1 Samuel 16–2 Samuel 5
Reviewed by Walter Dietrich

Andrew R. Angel, Chaos and the Son of Man: The Hebrew Chaoskampf Tradition in the Period 515 BCE to 200 CE
Reviewed by Lorenzo DiTommaso

J. Harold Ellens, ed., The Destructive Power of Religion: Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Reviewed by Jan Willem van Henten

John H. Elliott, Conflict, Community, and Honor: 1 Peter in Social-Scientific Perspective
Reviewed by Pheme Perkins

Cristina Grenholm and Daniel Patte, eds., Gender, Tradition and Romans: Shared Ground, Uncertain Borders
Reviewed by Angela Standhartinger

John Paul Heil, Ephesians: Empowerment to Walk in Love for the Unity of All in Christ
Reviewed by Timothy Gombis

John Jarick, ed., Sacred Conjectures: The Context and Legacy of Robert Lowth and Jean Astruc
Reviewed by Knut M. Heim
Reviewed by Allan Rosengren

Y. V. Koh, Royal Autobiography in the Book of Qoheleth
Reviewed by Cristian G. Rata

Carleen R. Mandolfo, Daughter Zion Talks Back to the Prophets: A Dialogic Theology of the Book of Lamentations
Reviewed by Elizabeth Boase

Leo G. Perdue, Wisdom Literature: A Theological History
Reviewed by Bernd U. Schipper

Hershel Shanks, The Copper Scroll and the Search for the Temple Treasure
Reviewed by Kenneth Atkinson

Robert R. Stieglitz, Tel Tanninim: Excavations at Krokodeilon Polis 1996–1999
Reviewed by Jodi Magness

Lieve M. Teugels and Rivka Ulmer, eds., Midrash and Context: Proceedings of the 2004 and 2005 SBL Consultation on Midrash
Reviewed by Alex P. Jassen

Joseph B. Tyson, Marcion and Luke-Acts: A Defining Struggle
Reviewed by Dieter T. Roth