RBL Newsletter, 13 September 2008

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

Frederick E. Brenk, With Unperfumed Voice: Studies in Plutarch, in Greek Literature, Religion and Philosophy, and in the New Testament Background
Reviewed by Thomas J. Kraus

James H. Charlesworth, ed., The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls: The Second Princeton Symposium on Judaism and Christian Origins
Reviewed by Matthew Goff

Zeba A. Crook and Philip A. Harland, eds., Identity and Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean: Jews, Christians and Others: Essays in Honour of Stephen G. Wilson
Reviewed by Thomas W. Gillespie

Rodney J. Decker, Koine Greek Reader: Selections from the New Testament, Septuagint, and Early Christian Writers
Reviewed by Pierre Johan Jordaan

Simcha Fishbane, Deviancy in Early Rabbinic Literature: A Collection of Socio-Anthropological Essays
Reviewed by Mayer I. Gruber

Mark W. Hamilton, Thomas H. Olbricht, and Jeffrey Peterson, eds., Renewing Tradition: Studies in Texts and Contexts in Honor of James W. Thompson
Reviewed by Nathan Guy

Renate Jost, Gender, Sexualität und Macht in der Anthropologie des Richterbuches
Reviewed by Trent Butler

Matthew Kraus, How Should Rabbinic Literature Be Read in the Modern World?
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

Larry J. Kreitzer, Hierapolis in the Heavens: Studies in the Letter to the Ephesians
Reviewed by Daniel Darko
Reviewed by Stephan Witetschek

Xabier Pikaza, Diccionario de la Biblia: Historia y Palabra
Reviewed by Daniel Bonilla-Rios

Roger Ryan, Judges
Reviewed by Victor H. Matthews

Daniel L. Smith-Christopher, Jonah, Jesus, and Other Good Coyotes: Speaking Peace to Power in the Bible
Reviewed by Hector Avalos

Nili Wazana, All the Boundaries of the Land: The Promised Land in Biblical Thought in Light of the Ancient Near East [Hebrew]
Reviewed by Shalom E. Holtz

B. F. Westcott and F. J. A. Hort, The Greek New Testament with Dictionary
Reviewed by Allan J. McNicol

RBL Newsletter, 5 September 2008

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

Stephen C. Barton, ed., Idolatry: False Worship in the Bible, Early Judaism and Christianity
Reviewed by Thomas J. Kraus

Jon L. Berquist, ed., Approaching Yehud: New Approaches to the Study of the Persian Period
Reviewed by Ernst Axel Knauf

Kent E. Brower and Andy Johnson, eds., Holiness and Ecclesiology in the New Testament
Reviewed by James M. Howard

David B. Capes, Rodney Reeves, and E. Randolph Richards, Rediscovering Paul: An Introduction to His World, Letters, and Theology
Reviewed by Rodrigo J. Morales

Paul M. Fullmer, Resurrection in Mark’s Literary-Historical Perspective
Reviewed by Pheme Perkins

John Alan Halloran, ed., Sumerian Lexicon: A Dictionary Guide to the Ancient Sumerian Language
Reviewed by John Engle

Edith M. Humphrey, ed., And I Turned to See the Voice: The Rhetoric of Vision in the New Testament
Reviewed by Bart J. Koet

David J. Lull, 1 Corinthians
Reviewed by Anthony C. Thiselton

Steve Moyise and Maarten J. J. Menken, eds., Deuteronomy in the New Testament: The New Testament and the Scriptures of Israel
Reviewed by Michael A. Lyons
Reviewed by David Lincicum

Stanley E. Porter, ed., Paul and His Opponents
Reviewed by Justin K. Hardin

Dagmar Pruin, Geschichten und Geschichte: Isebel als literarische und historische Gestalt
Reviewed by Claudia D. Bergmann

Magnus Riska, The House of the Lord: A Study of the Temple Scroll Columns 29:3b–47:18
Reviewed by George J. Brooke

Norman Solomon, Richard Harries, and Tim Winter, eds., Abraham’s Children: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Conversation
Reviewed by Joel N. Lohr

K. Lawson Younger Jr., ed., Ugarit at Seventy-Five
Reviewed by Aren M. Maeir