RBL Newsletter, 13 October 2008

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

Edward Adams, The Stars Will Fall from Heaven: Cosmic Catastrophe in the New Testament and Its World
Reviewed by Lorenzo DiTommaso

William Sanger Campbell, The “We” Passages in the Acts of the Apostles: The Narrator as Narrative Character
Reviewed by Jean-François Racine

Andrew D. Clarke, A Pauline Theology of Church Leadership
Reviewed by Stephan Joubert

Benjamin Fiore, The Pastoral Epistles: First Timothy, Second Timothy, and Titus
Reviewed by Korinna Zamfir

Bas ter Haar Romeny, ed., The Peshitta: Its Use in Literature and Liturgy: Papers Read at the Third Peshitta Symposium
Reviewed by Robert A. Kitchen

Daniel Hillel, The Natural History of the Bible: An Environmental Exploration of the Hebrew Scriptures
Reviewed by Norman Habel

Werner G. Jeanrond and Andrew D. H. Mayes, eds., Recognising the Margins: Developments in Biblical and Theological Studies
Reviewed by Peter R. Rodgers

Matthew Levering, Ezra and Nehemiah
Reviewed by Ralph W. Klein

Graham S. Ogden, Qoheleth
Reviewed by Ludger Schwienhorst-Schönberger

R. J. R. Plant, Good Figs, Bad Figs: Judicial Differentiation in the Book of Jeremiah
Reviewed by Mark Brummitt

Fernando F. Segovia and R. S. Sugirtharajah, eds., A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings
Reviewed by Jonathan A. Draper
Reviewed by Hans Leander

Robert B. Stewart, ed., Intelligent Design: William A. Dembski and Michael Ruse in Dialogue
Reviewed by Christopher Heard

Ilse Wegner, Eine Einführung in die hurritische Sprache
Reviewed by Ignacio Marquez Rowe

Stephen Westerholm, Understanding Matthew: The Early Christian Worldview of the First Gospel
Reviewed by David C. Sim

RBL Newsletter, 3 October 2008

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

Andrew Bernhard, Other Early Christian Gospels: A Critical Edition of the Surviving Greek Manuscripts
Reviewed by Christopher Tuckett

Augusto Cosentino, Il battesimo gnostico: Dottrine, simboli e riti iniziatici nello gnosticismo
Reviewed by Birger A. Pearson

Katharine J. Dell, The Book of Proverbs in Social and Theological Context
Reviewed by Dorothy Akoto

Karin Finsterbusch, Armin Lange, and K.F. Diethard Römheld, eds., Human Sacrifice in Jewish and Christian Tradition
Reviewed by James W. Watts

Joel B. Green, 1 Peter
Reviewed by Paul J. Achtemeier

John Paul Hozvicka, A Primer on Biblical Studies
Reviewed by John Vassar

Steven L. McKenzie and John Kaltner, The Old Testament: Its Background, Growth, and Content
Reviewed by Francis Dalrymple-Hamilton

Daniel Patte, ed., Global Bible Commentary
Reviewed by Alexander Negrov

Finny Philip, The Origins of Pauline Pneumatology: The Eschatological Bestowal of the Spirit upon Gentiles in Judaism and in the Early Development of Paul’s Theology
Reviewed by Justin K. Hardin

Aicha Rahmouni; J. N. Ford, trans., Divine Epithets in the Ugaritic Alphabetic Texts
Reviewed by James R. Getz Jr.

Varda Sussman, Oil-Lamps in the Holy Land: Saucer Lamps: From the Beginning to the Hellenistic Period: Collections of the Israel Antiquities Authority
Reviewed by Noam Adler

Ben Witherington III, Matthew
Reviewed by David C. Sim

RBL Newsletter, 26 September 2008

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

Craig D. Allert, A High View of Scripture? The Authority of the Bible and the Formation of the New Testament Canon
Reviewed by Garwood P. Anderson

Philip R. Amidon, Philostorgius: Church History
Reviewed by Alanna M. Nobbs

Stephen Bertman, Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Reviewed by Aren M. Maeir

Sebastian P. Brock, The Wisdom of St. Isaac of Nineveh
Reviewed by Lucas Van Rompay

Michael J. Gorman, Reading Paul
Reviewed by Stephen Finlan

Joseph H. Hellerman, Jesus and the People of God: Reconfiguring Ethnic Identity
Reviewed by Vernon Robbins

Christophe Nihan, From Priestly Torah to Pentateuch: A Study in the Composition of the Book of Leviticus
Reviewed by Jeffrey Stackert

Barbara E. Reid, Taking up the Cross: New Testament Interpretations through Latina and Feminist Eyes
Reviewed by Mary J. Marshall

Bernard Renaud, «Proche est ton Nom»: De la révélation à l'invocation du Nom de Dieu
Reviewed by Jean-Paul Michaud

Joseph B. Soloveitchik; David Shatz, Joel B. Wolowelsky, and Reuven Ziegler, eds., Abraham’s Journey: Reflections on the Life of the Founding Patriarch
Reviewed by Dan W. Clanton Jr.