2021.09.20. Smith and Choi, Minoritized Women Reading Race and Ethnicity

Mitzi J. Smith and Jin Young Choi, eds., Minoritized Women Reading Race and Ethnicity: Intersectional Approaches to Constructed Identity and Early Christian Texts
Reviewed by Denise Kimber Buell

2021.09.19. Shuve, Books and Readers in the Premodern World

Karl Shuve, ed., Books and Readers in the Premodern World: Essays in Honor of Harry Gamble
Reviewed by Clark R. Bates

2021.09.18. Nyström, The Apology of Justin Martyr

David E. Nyström, The Apology of Justin Martyr: Literary Strategies and the Defence of Christianity
Reviewed by H. H. Drake Williams III

2021.09.17. Lösel and Baker-Brian, A Companion to Religion in Late Antiquity

Josef Lösel and Nicholas J. Baker-Brian, eds., A Companion to Religion in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Avram Shannon

2021.09.16. Laato, The Origin of Israelite Zion Theology

Antti Laato, The Origin of Israelite Zion Theology
Reviewed by Ryan P. Bonfiglio

2021.09.15. Hahn and Menze, The Wandering Holy Man

Johannes Hahn and Volker Menze, eds., The Wandering Holy Man: The Life of Barsauma, Christian Asceticism, and Religious Conflict in Late Antique Palestine
Reviewed by Christine Shepardson

2021.09.14. Downs and Lappenga, The Faithfulness of the Risen Christ

David J. Downs and Benjamin J. Lappenga, The Faithfulness of the Risen Christ: Pistis and the Exalted Lord in the Pauline Letters
Reviewed by Troy M. Troftgruben

2021.09.13. Crüsemann, The Pseudepigraphical Letters to the Thessalonians

Marlene Crüsemann, The Pseudepigraphical Letters to the Thessalonians
Reviewed by Matthew Jensen

2021.09.12. Brodersen, Neumann, and Willgren, Intertextualität und die Entstehung des Psalters

Alma Brodersen, Friederike Neumann, and David Willgren, eds., Intertextualität und die Entstehung des Psalters: Methodische Reflexionen—Theologiegeschichtliche Perspektiven
Reviewed by Phil J. Botha

2021.09.11. Agbara, Universal Mission

Benjamin Ogechi Agbara, Universal Mission: The Climax of Matthew’s Post-resurrection Account: An Exegetical Analysis of Matthew 28
Reviewed by Edwin Broadhead

2021.09.10. Tan, The Rhetoric of Abraham’s Faith in Romans 4

Andrew Kimseng Tan, The Rhetoric of Abraham’s Faith in Romans 4
Reviewed by Timothy J. Christian

2021.09.09. Seeskin, Thinking about the Prophets

Kenneth Seeskin, Thinking about the Prophets: A Philosopher Reads the Bible
Reviewed by Nathan Mastnjak

2021.09.08. Lupieri, Mary Magdalene from the New Testament to the New Age and Beyond

Edmondo F. Lupieri, ed., Mary Magdalene from the New Testament to the New Age and Beyond
Reviewed by Siobhán Jolley

2021.09.07. Keefer, Proverbs 1–9 as an Introduction to the Book of Proverbs

Arthur Jan Keefer, Proverbs 1–9 as an Introduction to the Book of Proverbs
Reviewed by Alice Ogden Bellis

2021.09.06. deSilva, The Letter to the Galatians

David deSilva, The Letter to the Galatians
Reviewed by Frank W. Hughes

2021.09.05. Condrea, Syntactic Studies in Targum Aramaic

Vasile Condrea, Syntactic Studies in Targum Aramaic: A Text-Linguistic Reading of 1 Samuel
Reviewed by Andrew Daniel

2021.09.04. Burrell, Cushites in the Hebrew Bible

Kevin Burrell, Cushites in the Hebrew Bible: Negotiating Ethnic Identity in the Past and Present
Reviewed by Joel B. Kemp

2021.09.03. Bauer, The Gospel of the Son of God

David R. Bauer, The Gospel of the Son of God: An Introduction to Matthew
Reviewed by Charles L. Quarles

2021.09.02. Angers, L’ « Aujourd’hui » en Luc-Actes, chez Paul et en Hébreux

Dominique Angers, L’ « Aujourd’hui » en Luc-Actes, chez Paul et en Hébreux: Itinéraires et associations d’un motif Deutéronomique
Reviewed by Laurent Pinchard

2021.09.01. Allen, Manuscripts of the Book of Revelation

Garrick V. Allen, Manuscripts of the Book of Revelation: New Philology, Paratexts, Reception
Reviewed by Alexander E. Stewart

2021.08.40. Tiwald, The Q Hypothesis Unveiled

Markus Tiwald, ed., The Q Hypothesis Unveiled: Theological, Sociological, and Hermeneutical Issues behind the Sayings Source
Reviewed by John S. Kloppenborg

2021.08.39. Thurman, Sermons on the Parables

Howard Thurman; David B. Gowler and Kipton E. Jensen, eds., Sermons on the Parables
Reviewed by S. D. Giere

2021.08.38. Thate, The Godman and the Sea

Michael J. Thate, The Godman and the Sea: The Empty Tomb, the Trauma of the Jews, and the Gospel of Mark
Reviewed by Albert L. A. Hogeterp

2021.08.37. Spoelstra, Life Preservation in Genesis and Exodus

Joshua Joel Spoelstra, Life Preservation in Genesis and Exodus: An Exegetical Study of the Tebâ of Noah and Moses
Reviewed by David M. Carr

2021.08.36. Secunda, The Talmud’s Red Fence

Shai Secunda, The Talmud’s Red Fence: Menstrual Impurity and Difference in Babylonian Judaism and Its Sasanian Context
Reviewed by Marjorie Lehman

2021.08.35. Pérez i Díaz, Mark, a Pauline Theologian

Mar Pérez i Díaz, Mark, a Pauline Theologian: A Re-reading of the Traditions of Jesus in the Light of Paul’s Theology
Reviewed by Michael F. Bird

2021.08.34. Lee, Metánoia (Repentance)

ChoongJae Lee, Metánoia (Repentance): A Major Theme of the Gospel of Matthew
Reviewed by Robert H. Gundry

2021.08.33. Junior, Reimagining Hagar

Nyasha Junior, Reimagining Hagar: Blackness and Bible
Reviewed by Jennifer M. Matheny

2021.08.32. Harrisville, The Faith of St. Paul

Roy A. Harrisville III, The Faith of St. Paul: Transformative Gift of Divine Power
Reviewed by Nélida Naveros Córdova, CDP

2021.08.31. Fine, Jewish Religious Architecture

Steven Fine, ed., Jewish Religious Architecture: From Biblical Israel to Modern Judaism
Reviewed by Shalom Sabar

2021.08.30. Brock, Singer of the Word of God

Sebastian P. Brock, Singer of the Word of God: Ephrem the Syrian and His Significance in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Lucas Van Rompay

2021.08.29. Blowers, Visions and Faces of the Tragic

Paul M. Blowers, Visions and Faces of the Tragic: The Mimesis of Tragedy and the Folly of Salvation in Early Christian Literature
Reviewed by Courtney J. P. Friesen

2021.08.28. Block, Deuel, Collins, and Lawrence, Write That They May Read

Daniel I. Block, David C. Deuel, C. John Collins, and Paul J. N. Lawrence, eds., Write That They May Read: Studies in Literacy and Textualization in the Ancient Near East and in the Hebrew Scriptures; Essays in Honour of Professor Alan R. Millard
Reviewed by Kurtis Peters

2021.08.27. Bartholomew, The God Who Acts in History

Craig G. Bartholomew, The God Who Acts in History: The Significance of Sinai
Reviewed by Andrew Abernethy

2021.08.26. Allon, Writing, Violence, and the Military

Niv Allon, Writing, Violence, and the Military: Images of Literacy in Eighteenth Dynasty Egypt (1550–1295 BCE)
Reviewed by Rune Olsen

2021.08.25. Whitenton, Hearing Kyriotic Sonship

Michael R. Whitenton, Hearing Kyriotic Sonship: A Cognitive and Rhetorical Approach to the Characterization of Mark’s Jesus
Reviewed by Abson Joseph

2021.08.24. Vaillancourt, The Multifaceted Saviour of Psalms 110 and 118

Ian J.  Vaillancourt, The Multifaceted Saviour of Psalms 110 and 118: A Canonical Exegesis
Reviewed by Jordan M. Scheetz

2021.08.23. Smith, Valentinian Christianity

Geoffrey S. Smith, Valentinian Christianity: Texts and Translations
Reviewed by Antti Marjanen

2021.08.22. Pifer, Faith as Participation

Jeanette Hagen Pifer, Faith as Participation: An Exegetical Study of Some Key Pauline Texts
Reviewed by S. D. Giere

2021.08.21. Michel, Women of Assur and Kanesh

Cécile Michel, Women of Assur and Kanesh: Texts from the Archives of Assyrian Merchants
Reviewed by Greta Van Buylaere

2021.08.20. Lawee, Rashi’s Commentary on the Torah

Eric Lawee, Rashi’s Commentary on the Torah: Canonization and Resistance in the Reception of a Jewish Classic
Reviewed by Aaron Koller

2021.08.19. Kotkin, Hebrew Root Dictionary

Nahorai Kotkin, Hebrew Root Dictionary
Reviewed by Samuel Arnet

2021.08.18. Hays, Reading with the Grain of Scripture

Richard B. Hays, Reading with the Grain of Scripture
Reviewed by James W. Thompson

2021.08.17. Graybill and Sabo, “Who Knows What We’d Make of It, If We Ever Got Our Hands on It?”

Rhiannon Graybill and Peter J. Sabo, eds., “Who Knows What We’d Make of It, If We Ever Got Our Hands on It?”: The Bible and Margaret Atwood
Reviewed by Anthony Swindell

2021.08.16. Eyl, Signs, Wonders, and Gifts

Jennifer Eyl, Signs, Wonders, and Gifts: Divination in the Letters of Paul
Reviewed by Matthew V. Novenson

2021.08.15. Exum, Samson and Delilah

J. Cheryl Exum, Samson and Delilah: Selected Essays
Reviewed by Gregory Mobley

2021.08.14. Dunning, The Oxford Handbook of New Testament, Gender, and Sexuality

Benjamin H. Dunning, ed., The Oxford Handbook of New Testament, Gender, and Sexuality
Reviewed by Amy Peeler

2021.08.13. Cocco, Women in the Wilderness

Francesco Cocco, Women in the Wilderness: The “Female Legislation” of the Book of Numbers (Num 5,11–31; 27,1–11; 30,2–17)
Reviewed by Deborah Rooke

2021.08.12. Choi, The Use and Function of Scripture in 1 Maccabees

Dongbin Choi, The Use and Function of Scripture in 1 Maccabees
Reviewed by Peter Altmann

2021.08.11. Ahearne-Kroll, Aseneth of Egypt

Patricia D. Ahearne-Kroll, Aseneth of Egypt: The Composition of a Jewish Narrative
Reviewed by Tyler Smith

2021.08.10. Pfitzmann, Un YHWH venant du Sud?

Fabian Pfitzmann, Un YHWH venant du Sud? De la réception vétérotestamentaire des traditions méridionales et du lien entre Madian, le Néguev et l’exode (Ex–Nb ; Jg 5 ; Ps 68 ; Ha 3 ; Dt 33)
Reviewed by Axel Bühler

2021.08.09. Murray, Restricted Generosity in the New Testament

Timothy J. Murray, Restricted Generosity in the New Testament
Reviewed by Thomas R. Blanton IV

2021.08.08. Monnickendam, Jewish Law and Early Christian Identity

Yifat Monnickendam, Jewish Law and Early Christian Identity: Betrothal, Marriage, and Infidelity in the Writings of Ephrem the Syrian
Reviewed by Maria E. Doerfler

2021.08.07. Martínez Rivera, El amigo del novio

Roberto Martínez Rivera, El amigo del novio: Juan el Bautista; Historia y teología
Reviewed by Marcelo Wall

2021.08.06. Lim, Contextual Biblical Hermeneutics as Multicentric Dialogue

Chin Ming Stephen Lim, Contextual Biblical Hermeneutics as Multicentric Dialogue: Towards a Singaporean Reading of Daniel
Reviewed by Ekaputra Tupamahu

2021.08.05. Kwon, The Historical Jesus’ Death as “Forgiveness of Sins”

JongHyun Kwon, The Historical Jesus’ Death as “Forgiveness of Sins”: A Comparative Study of Paul and Matthew
Reviewed by William Horst

2021.08.04. Kemp, Ezekiel, Law, and Judahite Identity

Joel B. Kemp, Ezekiel, Law, and Judahite Identity: A Case for Identity in Ezekiel 1–33
Reviewed by Corrine Carvalho

2021.08.03. Himbaza and Locher, La Bible en face

Innocent Himbaza and Clemens Locher, eds., La Bible en face: Études textuelles et littéraires offertes en hommage à Adrian Schenker, à l'occasion de ses quatre-vingts ans
Reviewed by Frédérique Dantonel

2021.08.02. Havea, Jonah: An Earth Bible Commentary

Jione Havea, Jonah: An Earth Bible Commentary
Reviewed by Yitzhak Berger

2021.08.01. Becker, Paul on Humility

Eve-Marie Becker, Paul on Humility
Reviewed by Tyler A. Stewart

2021.07.40. Tischler, Hethitische Texte in Transkription KUB 49

Johann Tischler, Hethitische Texte in Transkription KUB 49
Reviewed by Livio Warbinek

2021.07.39. Robinson, Food, Virtue, and the Shaping of Early Christianity

Dana Robinson, Food, Virtue, and the Shaping of Early Christianity
Reviewed by Meredith J. C. Warren

2021.07.38. Papoutsakis, Vicarious Kingship

Manolis Papoutsakis, Vicarious Kingship: A Theme in Syriac Political Theology in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Jacob A. Lollar

2021.07.37. Krause, Die Bedingungen des Bundes

Joachim J. Krause, Die Bedingungen des Bundes: Studien zur konditionalen Struktur alttestamentlicher Bundeskonzeptionen
Reviewed by William S. Morrow

2021.07.36. Köstenberger, Handbook on Hebrews through Revelation

Andreas J. Köstenberger, Handbook on Hebrews through Revelation
Reviewed by Timothy B. Cargal

2021.07.35. King, Speech-in-Character, Diatribe, and Romans 3:1–9

Justin King, Speech-in-Character, Diatribe, and Romans 3:1–9: Who’s Speaking When and Why It Matters
Reviewed by Max J. Lee

2021.07.34. Gesche, Lustig, and Rabo, Theology and Anthropology in the Book of Sirach

Bonifatia Gesche, Christian Lustig, and Gabriel Rabo, eds., Theology and Anthropology in the Book of Sirach
Reviewed by Jeremy Corley

2021.07.33. Fischer and Fernandes, The Song of Songs Afresh

Stefan Fischer and Gavin Fernandes, eds., The Song of Songs Afresh: Perspectives on a Biblical Love Poem
Reviewed by Laura S. Lieber

2021.07.32. Elm and Hartmann, Demons in Late Antiquity

Eva Elm and Nicole Hartmann, eds., Demons in Late Antiquity: Their Perception and Transformation in Different Literary Genres
Reviewed by Brandon R. Grafius

2021.07.31. Bauckham, Who Is God?

Richard Bauckham, Who Is God? Key Moments of Biblical Revelation
Reviewed by J. Michael Thigpen

2021.07.30. Smith and Stuckenbruck, Testing and Temptation in Second Temple Jewish and Early Christian Texts

Daniel L. Smith and Loren T. Stuckenbruck, eds., Testing and Temptation in Second Temple Jewish and Early Christian Texts
Reviewed by Malka Z. Simkovich

2021.07.29. Sosa Siliezar, Savior of the World

Carlos Raúl Sosa Siliezar, Savior of the World: A Theology of the Universal Gospel
Reviewed by Rodolfo Galvan Estrada III

2021.07.28. Schniedewind, The Finger of the Scribe

William M. Schniedewind, The Finger of the Scribe: How Scribes Learned to Write the Bible
Reviewed by Sidnie White Crawford

2021.07.27. Schmidtkunz, Das Moselied des Deuteronomiums

Petra Schmidtkunz, Das Moselied des Deuteronomiums: Untersuchungen zu Text und Theologie von Dtn 32,1–43
Reviewed by Richard D. Nelson

2021.07.26. Lee, Death Warning in the Garden of Eden

Chris W. Lee, Death Warning in the Garden of Eden: The Early Reception History of Genesis 2:17
Reviewed by Almond Ka Kwan Sin

2021.07.25. Langlois, The Samaritan Pentateuch and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Michael Langlois, ed., The Samaritan Pentateuch and the Dead Sea Scrolls
Reviewed by Marcel Krusche

2021.07.24. Gupta, 1 and 2 Thessalonians

Nijay K. Gupta, 1 and 2 Thessalonians
Reviewed by Najeeb T. Haddad

2021.07.23. Ernst-Pradal, Scribes d’Ougarit et paléographie akkadienne

Françoise Ernst-Pradal, Scribes d’Ougarit et paléographie akkadienne: Les textes juridiques signés
Reviewed by Juan-Pablo Vita

2021.07.22. Currid, The Case for Biblical Archaeology

John D. Currid, The Case for Biblical Archaeology: Uncovering the Historical Record of God’s Old Testament People
Reviewed by Joe D. Seger

2021.07.21. Bond, The First Biography of Jesus

Helen K. Bond, The First Biography of Jesus: Genre and Meaning in Mark’s Gospel
Reviewed by Elizabeth E. Shively

2021.07.20. White, Teacher of the Nations

Devin L. White, Teacher of the Nations
Reviewed by Laura B. Dingeldein

2021.07.19. Slater, Revelation as Civil Disobedience

Thomas B. Slater, Revelation as Civil Disobedience: Witnesses Not Warriors in John’s Apocalypse
Reviewed by Thomas W. Martin

2021.07.18. Sharp, Joshua

Carolyn J. Sharp, Joshua
Reviewed by Pekka Pitkänen

2021.07.17. Palmer, The Life of the Syrian Saint Barsauma

Andrew N. Palmer, The Life of the Syrian Saint Barsauma: Eulogy of a Hero of the Resistance to the Council of Chalcedon
Reviewed by Robert A. Kitchen

2021.07.16. Krause, Sergi, and Weingart, Saul, Benjamin, and the Emergence of Monarchy in Israel

Joachim J. Krause, Omer Sergi, and Kristin Weingart, eds., Saul, Benjamin, and the Emergence of Monarchy in Israel: Biblical and Archaeological Perspectives
Reviewed by Zachary Thomas

2021.07.15. Hensel, Nocquet, and Adamczewski, Yahwistic Diversity and the Hebrew Bible

Benedikt Hensel, Dany Nocquet, and Bartosz Adamczewski, eds., Yahwistic Diversity and the Hebrew Bible: Tracing Perspectives of Group Identity from Judah, Samaria, and the Diaspora in Biblical Traditions
Reviewed by Brandon R. Grafius

2021.07.14. Halbertal, The Birth of Doubt

Moshe Halbertal, The Birth of Doubt: Confronting Uncertainty in Early Rabbinic Literature
Reviewed by Eliezer Diamond

2021.07.13. Garroway and Martens, Children and Methods

Kristine Henriksen Garroway and John W. Martens, eds., Children and Methods: Listening to and Learning from Children in the Biblical World
Reviewed by Amy Lindeman Allen

2021.07.12. Callan, A Voyage around the Second Letter of Peter

Terrance Callan, A Voyage around the Second Letter of Peter: Collected Essays
Reviewed by James Starr

2021.07.11. Broderick, Moses the Egyptian in the Illustrated Old English Hexateuch

Herbert R. Broderick, Moses the Egyptian in the Illustrated Old English Hexateuch (London, British Library Cotton MS Claudius B.iv)
Reviewed by Anthony Swindell

2021.07.10. Wright, War, Memory, and National Identity in the Hebrew Bible

Jacob L. Wright, War, Memory, and National Identity in the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Brad E. Kelle

2021.07.09. Southwood, Job’s Body and the Dramatised Comedy of Moralising

Katherine E. Southwood, Job’s Body and the Dramatised Comedy of Moralising
Reviewed by Melissa A. Jackson

2021.07.08. Setzer and Shefferman, The Bible in the American Experience

Claudia Setzer and David A. Shefferman, eds., The Bible in the American Experience
Reviewed by David Morgan

2021.07.07. Myers and Jodrey, Come and Read

Alicia D. Myers and Lindsey S. Jodrey, eds., Come and Read: Interpretive Approaches to the Gospel of John
Reviewed by Joshua J. Coutts

2021.07.06. King, Studies in Biblical Philology and Lexicography

Daniel King, ed., Studies in Biblical Philology and Lexicography
Reviewed by Jesus Pelaez

2021.07.05. Kilian, Untersuchungen zur Keramik der Ersten Zwischenzeit und des frühen Mittleren Reichs aus Assiut/Mittelägypten

Andrea Kilian, Untersuchungen zur Keramik der Ersten Zwischenzeit und des frühen Mittleren Reichs aus Assiut/Mittelägypten
Reviewed by Robert Schiestl

2021.07.04. Dost, Jesus’ Bible

Christopher Dost, Jesus’ Bible: A Concise History of the Hebrew Scriptures
Reviewed by Bálint Károly Zabán

2021.07.03. Chapman, The Law and the Prophets

Stephen B. Chapman, The Law and the Prophets: A Study in Old Testament Canon Formation
Reviewed by R. W. L. Moberly

2021.07.02. Beckman, The Hittite Gilgamesh

Gary Beckman, The Hittite Gilgamesh
Reviewed by Felipe Rojas

2021.07.01. Aarflot, God (in) Acts

Christine H. Aarflot, God (in) Acts: The Characterization of God in the Acts of the Apostles
Reviewed by Ben Sutton

2021.06.30. Zwiep, Jairus’s Daughter and the Haemorrhaging Woman

Arie W. Zwiep, Jairus’s Daughter and the Haemorrhaging Woman: Tradition and Interpretation of an Early Christian Miracle Story
Reviewed by Barry Blackburn

2021.06.29. Millar, Genre and Openness in Proverbs 10:1–22:16

Suzanna R. Millar, Genre and Openness in Proverbs 10:1–22:16
Reviewed by Tremper Longman III

2021.06.28. Malik, The Nero-Antichrist

Shushma Malik, The Nero-Antichrist: Founding and Fashioning a Paradigm
Reviewed by Harry O. Maier

2021.06.27. Fox, Paul Decentered

Arminta M. Fox, Paul Decentered: Reading 2 Corinthians with the Corinthian Women
Reviewed by Annelies Moeser

2021.06.26. Elder, The Media Matrix of Early Jewish and Christian Narrative

Nicholas A. Elder, The Media Matrix of Early Jewish and Christian Narrative
Reviewed by Mark D. Cooper

2021.06.25. Düring, The Imperialisation of Assyria

Bleda S. Düring, The Imperialisation of Assyria: An Archaeological Approach
Reviewed by Kyle H. Keimer

2021.06.24. Caruso, Il paradigma della scelta disobbediente

Rocco Caruso, Il paradigma della scelta disobbediente: Studio narratologico di Ger 40–44
Reviewed by Vincenzo Lopasso

2021.06.23. Bundvad and Siegismund, Vision, Narrative, and Wisdom in the Aramaic Texts from Qumran

Mette Bundvad and Kasper Siegismund, eds., Vision, Narrative, and Wisdom in the Aramaic Texts from Qumran: Essays from the Copenhagen Symposium, 14–15 August, 2017
Reviewed by Aaron Koller

2021.06.22. Asale, 1 Enoch as Christian Scripture

Bruk Ayele Asale, 1 Enoch as Christian Scripture: A Study in the Reception and Appropriation of 1 Enoch in Jude and the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahәdo Canon
Reviewed by Nebeyou Alemu Terefe

2021.06.21. Allen, I Will Tell You the Mystery

Ronald J. Allen, I Will Tell You the Mystery: A Commentary for Preaching from the Book of Revelation
Reviewed by Gregory L. Linton

2021.06.20. Tabb, All Things New

Brian J. Tabb, All Things New: Revelation as Canonical Capstone
Reviewed by Paul M. Hoskins

2021.06.19. Schnabel, Jesus in Jerusalem

Eckhard Schnabel, Jesus in Jerusalem: The Last Days
Reviewed by James P. Sweeney

2021.06.18. Runesson and Gurtner, Matthew within Judaism

Anders Runesson and Daniel M. Gurtner, eds., Matthew within Judaism: Israel and the Nations in the First Gospel
Reviewed by Max Botner

2021.06.17. Olyan, Violent Rituals of the Hebrew Bible

Saul M. Olyan, Violent Rituals of the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Laura Quick

2021.06.16. Lincicum, Sheridan, and Stang, Law and Lawlessness in Early Judaism and Early Christianity

David Lincicum, Ruth Sheridan, and Charles M. Stang, eds., Law and Lawlessness in Early Judaism and Early Christianity
Reviewed by Michael F. Bird

2021.06.15. Hamidović, Clivaz, and Savant, Ancient Manuscripts in Digital Culture

David Hamidović, Claire Clivaz, and Sarah Bowen Savant, eds., Ancient Manuscripts in Digital Culture: Visualization, Data Mining, Communication
Reviewed by Clark R. Bates

2021.06.14. Gundry, Peter: False Disciple and Apostate according to Saint Matthew

Robert H. Gundry, Peter: False Disciple and Apostate according to Saint Matthew
Reviewed by Michael Kok

2021.06.13. Bührer, Schriftgelehrte Fortschreibungs- und Auslegungsprozesse

Walter Bührer, ed., Schriftgelehrte Fortschreibungs- und Auslegungsprozesse: Textarbeit im Pentateuch, in Qumran, Ägypten und Mesopotamien
Reviewed by Markus Zehnder

2021.06.12. Boersma, Scripture as Real Presence

Hans Boersma, Scripture as Real Presence: Sacramental Exegesis in the Early Church
Reviewed by Miriam DeCock

2021.06.11. Arena, Prophetic Conflicts in Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Micah

Francesco Arena, Prophetic Conflicts in Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Micah: How Post-exilic Ideologies Created the False (and the True) Prophets
Reviewed by Samuel A. Meier

2021.06.10. Wright, Paul: A Biography

N. T. Wright, Paul: A Biography
Reviewed by D. Clint Burnett

2021.06.09. Starr, Classifying the Aramaic Texts from Qumran

John Starr, Classifying the Aramaic Texts from Qumran: A Statistical Analysis of Linguistic Features
Reviewed by Daniel Machiela

2021.06.08. Schenker, Locher, and Williamson, Un maître de la critique textuelle

Adrian Schenker, Clemens Locher, and H. G. M. Williamson, Un maître de la critique textuelle: Dominique Barthélemy: L’édition de la Critique textuelle de l’Ancien Testament (1982–2015)
Reviewed by Leonardo Pessoa da Silva Pinto

2021.06.07. Roubekas, Theorizing “Religion” in Antiquity

Nickolas P. Roubekas, ed., Theorizing “Religion” in Antiquity
Reviewed by Emma Wasserman

2021.06.06. Meyer, Jesus the Jew in Christian Memory

Barbara U. Meyer, Jesus the Jew in Christian Memory: Theological and Philosophical Explorations
Reviewed by Susannah Heschel

2021.06.05. Lenzi, An Introduction to Akkadian Literature

Alan Lenzi, An Introduction to Akkadian Literature: Contexts and Content
Reviewed by Nathan Wasserman

2021.06.04. Carmichael, The Cambridge Companion to the Bible and Literature

Calum Carmichael, ed., The Cambridge Companion to the Bible and Literature
Reviewed by Anthony Swindell

2021.06.03. Botner, Jesus Christ as the Son of David in the Gospel of Mark

Max Botner, Jesus Christ as the Son of David in the Gospel of Mark
Reviewed by Abson Joseph

2021.06.02. Bailey, Aliens in Your Native Land

Warner M. Bailey, Aliens in Your Native Land: 1 Peter and the Formation of Christian Identity
Reviewed by Torrey Seland

2021.06.01. Attias, A Woman Called Moses: A Prophet for Our Time

Jean-Christophe Attias, A Woman Called Moses: A Prophet for Our Time
Reviewed by Rhiannon Graybill

2021.05.40. Wortley, An Introduction to the Desert Fathers

John Wortley, An Introduction to the Desert Fathers
Reviewed by Darlene L. Brooks Hedstrom 

2021.05.39. Sander, Alternate Delimitations in the Hebrew and Greek Psalters

Paul J. Sander, Alternate Delimitations in the Hebrew and Greek Psalters: A Theological Analysis
Reviewed by Beat Weber

2021.05.38. Rowland and Williams, Discovering John

Christopher Rowland and Catrin H. Williams, eds., Discovering John: Essays by John Ashton
Reviewed by Chris Blumhofer

2021.05.37. McKnight and Gupta, The State of New Testament Studies

Scot McKnight and Nijay K. Gupta, eds., The State of New Testament Studies: A Survey of Recent Research
Reviewed by Troy Troftgruben

2021.05.36. Lim, The Earliest Commentary on the Prophecy of Habakkuk

Timothy H. Lim, The Earliest Commentary on the Prophecy of Habakkuk
Reviewed by David J. Fuller

2021.05.35. Kahn, Sennacherib’s Campaign against Judah

Dan’el Kahn, Sennacherib’s Campaign against Judah: A Source Analysis of Isaiah 36–37
Reviewed by Shawn Zelig Aster

2021.05.34. Havea and Lau, Reading Ecclesiastes from Asia and Pasifika

Jione Havea and Peter H. W. Lau, eds., Reading Ecclesiastes from Asia and Pasifika
Reviewed by Wayne Te Kaawa

2021.05.33. Gupta, A Beginner’s Guide to New Testament Studies

Nijay K. Gupta, A Beginner’s Guide to New Testament Studies: Understanding Key Debates
Reviewed by David M. Shaw

2021.05.32. Cline, Digging Up Armageddon

Eric H. Cline, Digging Up Armageddon: The Search for the Lost City of Solomon
Reviewed by Wolfgang Zwickel

2021.05.31. Adams, Prayer in John’s Farewell Discourse

Scott Adams, Prayer in John’s Farewell Discourse: An Exegetical Investigation
Reviewed by Adesola Joan Akala

2021.05.30. Storin, Gregory of Nazianzus’s Letter Collection

Bradley K. Storin, Gregory of Nazianzus’s Letter Collection: The Complete Translation
Reviewed by Andrew Faulkner

2021.05.29. Park, The Fundamentals of Hebrew Accents

Sung Jin Park, The Fundamentals of Hebrew Accents: Divisions and Exegetical Roles beyond Syntax
Reviewed by Michael Carasik

2021.05.28. Pallavidini and Portuese, Researching Metaphor in the Ancient Near East

Marta Pallavidini and Ludovico Portuese, eds., Researching Metaphor in the Ancient Near East
Reviewed by Ryan P. Bonfiglio

2021.05.27. O’Reilly, Paul and the Resurrected Body

Matt O’Reilly, Paul and the Resurrected Body: Social Identity and Ethical Practice
Reviewed by Christopher A. Porter

2021.05.26. Meynet, Le Psautier: Quatrième livre

Roland Meynet, Le Psautier: Quatrième livre (Ps 90–106)
Reviewed by Beat Weber

2021.05.25. Lo Sardo, Post-Priestly Additions and Rewritings in Exodus 35–40

Domenico Lo Sardo, Post-Priestly Additions and Rewritings in Exodus 35–40: An Analysis of MT, LXX, and Vetus Latina
Reviewed by Larry Perkins

2021.05.24. Kelley, Thaumaturgic Prowess

Andrew J. Kelley, Thaumaturgic Prowess: Autonomous and Dependent Miracle-Working in Mark’s Gospel and the Second Temple Period
Reviewed by Jennifer Eyl

2021.05.23. Handy, Josiah

Lowell K. Handy, Josiah: From Improbable Stories to Inventive Historiography
Reviewed by Graeme Auld

2021.05.22. Gorman, Participating in Christ

Michael J. Gorman, Participating in Christ: Explorations in Paul’s Theology and Spirituality
Reviewed by Cornelis Bennema

2021.05.21. Beavis and Kateusz, Rediscovering the Marys

Mary Ann Beavis and Ally Kateusz, eds., Rediscovering the Marys: Maria, Mariamne, Miriam
Reviewed by Kathleen Gallagher Elkins

2021.05.20. Särkiö, Salomon Salaissus

Pekka Särkiö, Salomon Salaissus: Pohdintoja peitetystä Salomon kritiikistä Vanhassa testamentissa
Reviewed by Paavo Tucker 

2021.05.19. Di Pede, Flichy, and Luciani, Le récit: Thèmes bibliques et variations

Elena di Pede, Odile Flichy, and Didier Luciani, eds., Le récit: Thèmes bibliques et variations: Lectures et réécritures littéraires et artistiques
Reviewed by Anthony Swindell

2021.05.18. Keener, Between History and Spirit

Craig S. Keener, Between History and Spirit: The Apostolic Witness of the Book of Acts
Reviewed by Kai Akagi

2021.05.17. Harrison and Welborn, The First Urban Churches 5

James R. Harrison and L. L. Welborn, eds., The First Urban Churches 5: Colossae, Hierapolis, and Laodicea
Reviewed by Michael Scott Robertson

2021.05.16. Gilhooley, The Edict of Cyrus and Notions of Restoration in Ezra–Nehemiah and Chronicles

Andrew M. Gilhooley, The Edict of Cyrus and Notions of Restoration in Ezra–Nehemiah and Chronicles
Reviewed by Lisbeth S. Fried

2021.05.15. Ford, Mann, and Phillips, The Bible and Digital Millennials

David G. Ford, Joshua L. Mann, and Peter M. Phillips, The Bible and Digital Millennials
Reviewed by Seth Pollinger

2021.05.14. Dinkler, Literary Theory and the New Testament

Michal Beth Dinkler, Literary Theory and the New Testament
Reviewed by Jimmy Hoke

2021.05.13. Brogdon, A Companion to Philemon

Lewis Brogdon, A Companion to Philemon
Reviewed by Kara J. Lyons-Pardue

2021.05.12. Bodner and Johnson, Characters and Characterization in the Book of Samuel

Keith Bodner and Benjamin J. M. Johnson, eds., Characters and Characterization in the Book of Samuel
Reviewed by Feidhlimidh Magennis

2021.05.11. Alstola, Judeans in Babylonia

Tero Alstola, Judeans in Babylonia: A Study of Deportees in the Sixth and Fifth Centuries BCE
Reviewed by Shalom E. Holtz

2021.05.10. Southwood, Job’s Body and the Dramatised Comedy of Moralising

Katherine E. Southwood, Job’s Body and the Dramatised Comedy of Moralising
Reviewed by David Penchansky

2021.05.09. Prokop, The Pillars of the First Temple (1 Kgs 7:15–22)

Daniel Prokop, The Pillars of the First Temple (1 Kgs 7:15–22): A Study from Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical, Archaeological, and Iconographic Perspectives
Reviewed by Michael Avioz

2021.05.08. Patzelt, Über das Beten der Römer

Maik Patzelt, Über das Beten der Römer: Gebete im spätrepublikanischen und frühkaiserzeitlichen Rom als Ausdruck gelebter Religion
Reviewed by Boris Paschke

2021.05.07. Moore, WealthWarn

Michael S. Moore, WealthWarn: A Study of Socioeconomic Conflict in Hebrew Prophecy
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

2021.05.06. McAllister, The Cambridge Companion to Apocalyptic Literature

Collin McAllister, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Apocalyptic Literature
Reviewed by Gerbern S. Oegema

2021.05.05. Longenecker, In Stone and Story

Bruce W. Longenecker, In Stone and Story: Early Christianity in the Roman World
Reviewed by Kay Higuera Smith

2021.05.04. Lau, Defending Shame

Te-Li Lau, Defending Shame: Its Formative Power in Paul’s Letters
Reviewed by Jackson Wu

2021.05.03. Eastman, The Many Deaths of Peter and Paul

David L. Eastman, The Many Deaths of Peter and Paul
Reviewed by Rafael Rodríguez

2021.05.02. Cordoni, Seder Eliyahu

Costanza Cordoni, Seder Eliyahu: A Narratological Reading
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2021.05.01. Belleville and Oropeza, Scripture, Texts, and Tracings in 1 Corinthians

Linda L. Belleville and B. J. Oropeza, eds., Scripture, Texts, and Tracings in 1 Corinthians
Reviewed by H. H. Drake Williams III

2021.04.46. Whitelam, Revealing the History of Ancient Palestine

Keith W. Whitelam; Emanuel Pfoh, ed., Revealing the History of Ancient Palestine
Reviewed by Aaron Koller

2021.04.45. Scully, Isaac of Nineveh’s Ascetical Eschatology

Jason Scully, Isaac of Nineveh’s Ascetical Eschatology
Reviewed by Patrik Hagman

2021.04.44. Schröter, Die apokryphen Evangelien

Jens Schröter, Die apokryphen Evangelien: Jesusüberlieferungen außerhalb der Bibel
Reviewed by Zacharias Shoukry

2021.04.43. Meyer, Exodus according to the Syriac Peshitta Version with English Translation

Mark R. Meyer, trans., Exodus according to the Syriac Peshitta Version with English Translation
Reviewed by Brett LaPrad

2021.04.42. Keown, Discovering the New Testament

Mark J. Keown, Discovering the New Testament: An Introduction to Its Background, Theology, and Themes—Volume: 1: The Gospels and Acts
Reviewed by Craig L. Blomberg

2021.04.41. Jeremias, Studien zum Dodeka-propheton II

Jörg Jeremias; Judith Gärtner and Friedhelm Hartenstein, eds., Studien zum Dodeka-propheton II: Gesammelte Aufsätze zu Joel, Obadja, Jona, Micha und Nahum
Reviewed by Anna Maria Bortz

2021.04.40. Genung, The Composition of Genesis 37

Matthew C. Genung, The Composition of Genesis 37: Incoherence and Meaning in the Exposition of the Joseph Story
Reviewed by Edward L. Greenstein

2021.04.39. Elayi, Sargon II, King of Assyria

Josette Elayi, Sargon II, King of Assyria
Reviewed by Shawn Zelig Aster

2021.04.38. Brown and Moloney, Interpreting the New Testament

Sherri Brown and Francis J. Moloney, Interpreting the New Testament: An Introduction
Reviewed by John W. Martens

2021.04.37. Allen, Akagi, Sloan, and Nevader, Son of God

Garrick V. Allen, Kai Akagi, Paul Sloan, and Madhavi Nevader, eds., Son of God: Divine Sonship in Jewish and Christian Antiquity
Reviewed by D. Clint Burnett

2021.04.36. Stubbs, Table and Temple

David L. Stubbs, Table and Temple: The Christian Eucharist and Its Jewish Roots
Reviewed by Lori Baron

2021.04.35. Sivan, Jewish Childhood in the Roman World

Hagith Sivan, Jewish Childhood in the Roman World
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2021.04.34. Sheridan, The Figure of Abraham in John 8

Ruth Sheridan, The Figure of Abraham in John 8: Text and Intertext
Reviewed by Adele Reinhartz

2021.04.33. Schott, Sacharja 9–14

Martin Schott, Sacharja 9–14: Eine kompositionsgeschichtliche Analyse
Reviewed by Edgar Kellenberger

2021.04.32. Pierce, Divine Discourse in the Epistle to the Hebrews

Madison N. Pierce, Divine Discourse in the Epistle to the Hebrews: The Recontextualization of Spoken Quotations of Scripture
Reviewed by J. Michael McKay Jr.

2021.04.31. Palma, Transformàti in Cristo

Edoardo Maria Palma, Transformàti in Cristo: L’antropologia paolina nella Lettera ai Galati
Reviewed by Gudrun Nassauer

2021.04.30. Maier, 1 Kings 12–22

Walter A. Maier III, 1 Kings 12–22
Reviewed by David B. Schreiner

2021.04.29. Hadjiev, Joel, Obadiah, Habakkuk, Zephaniah

Tchavdar S. Hadjiev, Joel, Obadiah, Habakkuk, Zephaniah: An Introduction and Study Guide
Reviewed by Andrew T. Abernethy

2021.04.28. Eppihimer, Exemplars of Kingship

Melissa Eppihimer, Exemplars of Kingship: Art, Tradition, and the Legacy of the Akkadians
Reviewed by Sebastian Fink

2021.04.27. Cook and Rösel, Toward a Theology of the Septuagint

Johann Cook and Martin Rösel, eds., Toward a Theology of the Septuagint: Stellenbosch Congress on the Septuagint, 2018
Reviewed by A. Jordan Schmidt

2021.04.26. Blenkinsopp, Essays on the Book of Isaiah

Joseph Blenkinsopp, Essays on the Book of Isaiah
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

2021.04.25. Beldman, Judges

David J. H. Beldman, Judges
Reviewed by Eric D. McDonnell Jr.

2021.04.24. Soderquist and Wayment, A New Edition of Codex I (016)

Justin J. Soderquist and Thomas A. Wayment, A New Edition of Codex I (016): The Washington Pauline Manuscript
Reviewed by Zachary Skarka

2021.04.23. Sharp, The Prophetic Literature

Carolyn J. Sharp, The Prophetic Literature
Reviewed by John L. McLaughlin

2021.04.22. Schüssler Fiorenza, Ephesians

Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, Ephesians
Reviewed by Susan E. Hylen

2021.04.21. Rogers, Jesus as the Pierced One

Bret A. Rogers, Jesus as the Pierced One: The Use of Zechariah 12:10 in John’s Gospel and Revelation
Reviewed by Garrick V. Allen

2021.04.20. Lange-Athinodorou, Sedfestritual und Königtum

Eve Lange-Athinodorou, Sedfestritual und Königtum: Die Reliefkoration am Torbau Osorkons II im Tempel der Bastet von Bubastis
Reviewed by Daniela C. Luft

2021.04.19. Krause, Sergi, and Weingart, Saul, Benjamin, and the Emergence of Monarchy in Israel

Joachim J. Krause, Omer Sergi, and Kristin Weingart, eds., Saul, Benjamin, and the Emergence of Monarchy in Israel: Biblical and Archaeological Perspectives
Reviewed by Sabine Kleiman

2021.04.18. Koller, Unbinding Isaac

Aaron Koller, Unbinding Isaac: The Significance of the Akedah for Modern Jewish Thought
Reviewed by Moshe Rachmuth

2021.04.17. Kelle, The Bible and Moral Injury

Brad E. Kelle, The Bible and Moral Injury: Reading Scripture alongside War’s Unseen Wounds
Reviewed by Jesse Rainbow

2021.04.16. Jones, She Opens Her Hand to the Poor

Jordan W. Jones, She Opens Her Hand to the Poor: Gestures and Social Values in Proverbs
Reviewed by Laura Quick

2021.04.15. Havukainen, The Quest for the Memory of Jesus

Tuomas Havukainen, The Quest for the Memory of Jesus: A Viable Path or a Dead End?
Reviewed by Rafael Rodríguez

2021.04.14. Dever, Has Archaeology Buried the Bible?

William G. Dever, Has Archaeology Buried the Bible?
Reviewed by Manfred Oeming

2021.04.13. Achenbach, Persische Reichspolitik und lokale Heiligtümer

Reinhard Achenbach, ed., Persische Reichspolitik und lokale Heiligtümer: Beiträge einer Tagung des Exzellenzclusters “Religion und Politik in Vormoderne und Moderne” vom 24.–26. Februar 2016 in Münster
Reviewed by Wolfgang Zwickel

2021.04.12. Whitenton, Configuring Nicodemus

Michael R. Whitenton, Configuring Nicodemus: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Complex Characterization
Reviewed by Christopher Seglenieks

2021.04.11. Wasserman, The Flood

Nathan Wasserman, The Flood: The Akkadian Sources, A New Edition, Commentary, and a Literary Discussion
Reviewed by Benjamin R. Foster

2021.04.10. Strait, Hidden Criticism of the Angry Tyrant in Early Judaism and the Acts of the Apostles

Drew J. Strait, Hidden Criticism of the Angry Tyrant in Early Judaism and the Acts of the Apostles
Reviewed by Adam Winn

2021.04.09. Schreiner, Matthew, Disciple and Scribe

Patrick Schreiner, Matthew, Disciple and Scribe: The First Gospel and Its Portrait of Jesus
Reviewed by Craig A. Evans

2021.04.08. Roukema and Amirav, The ‘New Testament’ as a Polemical Tool

Riemer Roukema and Hagit Amirav, eds., The ‘New Testament’ as a Polemical Tool: Studies in Ancient Christian Anti-Jewish Rhetoric and Beliefs
Reviewed by Catherine Sider Hamilton

2021.04.07. Mathews, Prophets as Performers

Jeanette Mathews, Prophets as Performers: Biblical Performance Criticism and Israel’s Prophets
Reviewed by Shelley Birdsong

2021.04.06. Hasler, Archival Historiography in Jewish Antiquity

Laura Carlson Hasler, Archival Historiography in Jewish Antiquity
Reviewed by Maria Brutti

2021.04.05. Evans and Johnston, Scribes and Their Remains

Craig A. Evans and Jeremiah J. Johnston, eds., Scribes and Their Remains
Reviewed by Gregory Peter Fewster

2021.04.04. Emanuel, Humor, Resistance, and Jewish Cultural Persistence in the Book of Revelation

Sarah Emanuel, Humor, Resistance, and Jewish Cultural Persistence in the Book of Revelation: Roasting Rome
Reviewed by Christopher A. Frilingos

2021.04.03. Cargill, Melchizedek, King of Sodom

Robert R. Cargill, Melchizedek, King of Sodom: How Scribes Invented the Biblical Priest-King
Mark Preston Stone

2021.04.02. Blyth and Vaka’uta, The Bible and Art

Caroline Blyth and Nasili Vaka’uta, eds., The Bible and Art: Perspectives from Oceania
Reviewed by Donald P. Moffat

2021.04.01. Almog, Secularism and Hermeneutics

Yael Almog, Secularism and Hermeneutics
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2021.03.20. Yahalom, Sources of the Sacred Song

Joseph Yahalom, Sources of the Sacred Song: Crossroads in Jewish Liturgical Poetry [Hebrew]
Reviewed by Michael D. Swartz

2021.03.19. Setzer and Shefferman, The Bible in the American Experience

Claudia Setzer and David A. Shefferman, eds., The Bible in the American Experience
Reviewed by Stu Halpern

2021.03.18. Roubekas, Theorizing “Religion” in Antiquity

Nickolas P. Roubekas, ed., Theorizing “Religion” in Antiquity
Reviewed by Andrew Durdin

2021.03.17. Penner, The Lexham English Septuagint

Ken M. Penner, ed., The Lexham English Septuagint: A New Translation
Reviewed by Marieke Dhont

2021.03.16. Macaskill, Living in Union with Christ

Grant Macaskill, Living in Union with Christ: Paul’s Gospel and Christian Moral Identity
Reviewed by Robert L. Foster

2021.03.15. Lockett, Letters from the Pillar Apostles

Darian R. Lockett, Letters from the Pillar Apostles: The Formation of the Catholic Epistles as a Canonical Collection
Reviewed by Martin C. Albl

2021.03.14. Levison, A Boundless God

Jack Levison, A Boundless God: The Spirit according to the Old Testament
Reviewed by Christopher J. H. Wright

2021.03.13. Frevel, Desert Transformations

Christian Frevel, Desert Transformations: Studies in the Book of Numbers
Reviewed by Josef Forsling

2021.03.12. Charlesworth, Early Christian Gospels

Scott D. Charlesworth, Early Christian Gospels: Their Production and Transmission
Reviewed by Danny Yencich

2021.03.11. Allen, Collier, and Stauder, Coping with Obscurity

James P. Allen, Mark A. Collier, and Andreas Stauder, eds., Coping with Obscurity: The Brown Workshop on Earlier Egyptian Grammar
Reviewed by Julia Clare Francis Hamilton

2021.03.10. Schaper, Media and Monotheism

Joachim Schaper, Media and Monotheism: Presence, Representation, and Abstraction in Ancient Judea
Reviewed by Matthew Lynch

2021.03.09. Rosenblum, Rabbinic Drinking

Jordan D. Rosenblum, Rabbinic Drinking: What Beverages Teach Us about Rabbinic Literature
Reviewed by Claudia D. Bergmann

2021.03.08. Parry, Exploring the Isaiah Scrolls and Their Textual Variants

Donald W. Parry, Exploring the Isaiah Scrolls and Their Textual Variants
Reviewed by Jacob Stromberg

2021.03.07. Niehaus, When Did Eve Sin?

Jeffrey J. Niehaus, When Did Eve Sin? The Fall and Biblical Historiography
Reviewed by Mark A. O’Brien

2021.03.06. Lee, Moral Transformation in Greco-Roman Philosophy of Mind

Max J. Lee, Moral Transformation in Greco-Roman Philosophy of Mind: Mapping the Moral Milieu of the Apostle Paul and His Diaspora Jewish Contemporaries
Reviewed by Timothy A. Brookins

2021.03.05. Greenstein, Job: A New Translation

Edward L. Greenstein, Job: A New Translation
Reviewed by James L. Crenshaw

2021.03.04. Crowe, The Hope of Israel

Brandon D. Crowe, The Hope of Israel: The Resurrection of Christ in the Acts of the Apostles
Reviewed by David M. Allen

2021.03.03. Casson, Textual Signposts in the Argument of Romans

Sarah H. Casson, Textual Signposts in the Argument of Romans: A Relevance-Theory Approach
Reviewed by David J. Neville

2021.03.02. Binns, The T&T Clark History of Monasticism

John Binns, The T&T Clark History of Monasticism: The Eastern Tradition
Reviewed by Robert A. Kitchen

2021.03.01. Allen and Smith, Methodology in the Use of the Old Testament in the New

David Allen and Steve Smith, eds., Methodology in the Use of the Old Testament in the New: Context and Criteria
Reviewed by Maria Brutti

2021.02.48. Zeichmann, Essential Essays for the Study of the Military in First-Century Palestine

Christopher B. Zeichmann, ed., Essential Essays for the Study of the Military in First-Century Palestine: Soldiers and the New Testament Context
Reviewed by Gwyn Davies

2021.02.47. Zawadzki, Der Kommentar Cyrills von Alexandrien zum 2. Korintherbrief

Konrad F. Zawadzki, Der Kommentar Cyrills von Alexandrien zum 2. Korintherbrief: Einleitung, kritischer Text, Übersetzung, Einzelanalyse
Reviewed by David Kneip

2021.02.46. Stevens, Acts: A New Vision of the People of God

Gerald L. Stevens, Acts: A New Vision of the People of God
Reviewed by Ross D. Harmon

2021.02.45. Slater, Revelation as Civil Disobedience

Thomas B. Slater, Revelation as Civil Disobedience: Witnesses Not Warriors in John’s Apocalypse
Reviewed by Gregory L. Linton

2021.02.44. Rudnig-Zelt, Glaube im Alten Testament

Susanne Rudnig-Zelt, Glaube im Alten Testament: Eine begriffsgeschichtliche Untersuchung unter besonderer Berücksichtung von Jes 7,17; Dtn 1–3; Num 13–14 und Gen 22,1–19
Reviewed by Samuel Hildebrandt

2021.02.43. Lyon, The Genesis Creation Account in the Dead Sea Scrolls

Jeremy D. Lyon, The Genesis Creation Account in the Dead Sea Scrolls
Reviewed by Eric R. Montgomery

2021.02.42. Koester, Revelation and the End of All Things

Craig R. Koester, Revelation and the End of All Things
Reviewed by Michael Naylor

2021.02.41. Klawans, Heresy, Forgery, Novelty

Jonathan Klawans, Heresy, Forgery, Novelty: Condemning, Denying, and Asserting Innovation in Ancient Judaism
Reviewed by Brandon R. Grafius

2021.02.40. John, Biblical Interpretation and African Traditional Religion

Helen C. John, Biblical Interpretation and African Traditional Religion: Cross-Cultural and Community Readings in Owamboland, Namibia
Reviewed by Theodore W. Burgh

2021.02.39. Flexsenhar, Christians in Caesar’s Household

Michael Flexsenhar III, Christians in Caesar’s Household: The Emperors’ Slaves in the Makings of Christianity
Reviewed by Catherine Hezser

2021.02.38. Fischer, Jeremiah Studies

Georg Fischer, Jeremiah Studies: From Text and Contexts to Theology
Reviewed by Marvin A. Sweeney

2021.02.37. Crusemann, Hilgert, Salje, and Potts, Uruk: First City of the Ancient World

Nicola Crusemann, Margarete van Ess, Markus Hilgert, Beate Salje, and Timothy Potts, eds., Uruk: First City of the Ancient World
Reviewed by Mitchell Rothman

2021.02.36. Brett, Locations of God

Mark G. Brett, Locations of God: Political Theology in the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Joseph McDonald

2021.02.35. Beck, Verstehen als Aneignung

Johannes U. Beck, Verstehen als Aneignung: Hermeneutik im Markusevangelium
Reviewed by Kari Syreeni

2021.02.34. Van Wijk-Bos, The Land and Its Kings

Johanna W. H. van Wijk-Bos, The Land and Its Kings: 1–2 Kings
Reviewed by Bob Becking

2021.02.33. Wallis, The Galilean Wonderworker

Ian G. Wallis, The Galilean Wonderworker: Reassessing Jesus’ Reputation for Healing and Exorcism
Reviewed by David A. Fiensy

2021.02.32. Van Seters, My Life and Career as a Biblical Scholar

John Van Seters, My Life and Career as a Biblical Scholar
Reviewed by Jennifer M. Matheny

2021.02.31. Sameth, The Name

Mark Sameth, The Name: A History of the Dual-Gendered Hebrew Name for God
Reviewed by Johanna W. H. van Wijk-Bos

2021.02.30. Rainey, Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible

Brian Rainey, Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible: A Theoretical, Exegetical and Theological Survey
Reviewed by Arthur Jan Keefer

2021.02.29. Okoye, Genesis 12–50

James Chukwuma Okoye, Genesis 12–50: A Narrative-Theological Commentary
Reviewed by R. W. L. Moberly

2021.02.28. McKechnie, Christianizing Asia Minor

Paul McKechnie, Christianizing Asia Minor: Conversion, Communities, and Social Change in the Pre-Constantinian Era
Reviewed by Richard Last

2021.02.27. Lynch, Portraying Violence in the Hebrew Bible

Matthew J. Lynch, Portraying Violence in the Hebrew Bible: A Literary and Cultural Study
Reviewed by Joel Kaminsky

2021.02.26. Grafius, Reading the Bible with Horror

Brandon R. Grafius, Reading the Bible with Horror
Reviewed by Carl S. Ehrlich

2021.02.25. Gottlieb, Second Slayings

David N. Gottlieb, Second Slayings: The Binding of Isaac and the Formation of Jewish Memory
Reviewed by Charles Hughes Huff

2021.02.24. Cohen, The Rule of Peshat

Mordechai Z. Cohen, The Rule of Peshat: Jewish Constructions of the Plain Sense of Scripture and Their Christian and Muslim Contexts, 900–1270
Reviewed by Michael Carasik

2021.02.23. Burkett, An Introduction to the New Testament and the Origins of Christianity

Delbert Burkett, An Introduction to the New Testament and the Origins of Christianity
Reviewed by Susan E. Myers

2021.02.22. Waltke and Houston, The Psalms as Christian Praise

Bruce K. Waltke and James M. Houston, The Psalms as Christian Praise: A Historical Commentary
Reviewed by David G. Firth

2021.02.21. Vayntrub, Beyond Orality

Jacqueline Vayntrub, Beyond Orality: Biblical Poetry on Its Own Terms
Reviewed by Steven Bishop

2021.02.20. Van Pelt, Biblical Hebrew: A Compact Guide

Miles V. Van Pelt, Biblical Hebrew: A Compact Guide
Reviewed by Robert D. Holmstedt

2021.02.19. Schäfer, Two Gods in Heaven

Peter Schäfer, Two Gods in Heaven: Jewish Concepts of God in Antiquity
Reviewed by Shaye J. D. Cohen

2021.02.18. Peled, Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible

Ilan Peled, Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Vien V. Nguyen, SCJ

2021.02.17. Patterson, The Forgotten Creed

Steven J. Patterson, The Forgotten Creed: Christianity’s Original Struggle against Bigotry, Sexism, and Racism
Reviewed by Vincent L. Wimbush

2021.02.16. Matthews, Prophets as Performers

Jeanette Matthews, Prophets as Performers: Biblical Performance Criticism and Israel’s Prophets
Reviewed by Rosanne Liebermann

2021.02.15. Hilber, Old Testament Cosmology and Divine Accommodation

John H. Hilber, Old Testament Cosmology and Divine Accommodation: A Relevance Theory Approach
Reviewed by John Oswalt

2021.02.14. Guest, YHWH and Israel in the Book of Judges

Deryn Guest, YHWH and Israel in the Book of Judges: An Object-Relations Analysis
Reviewed by Klaas Spronk

2021.02.13. Crook, The Ancient Mediterranean Social World

Zeba A. Crook, ed., The Ancient Mediterranean Social World: A Sourcebook
Reviewed by David B. Gowler

2021.02.12. Cobb, Slavery, Gender, Truth, and Power in Luke-Acts and Other Narratives

Christy Cobb, Slavery, Gender, Truth, and Power in Luke-Acts and Other Narratives
Reviewed by Shawn Kelley

2021.02.11. Beale, Colossians and Philemon

G. K. Beale, Colossians and Philemon
Reviewed by Ernest P. Clark

2021.02.10. Thornton, Hostility in the House of God

Dillon T. Thornton, Hostility in the House of God: An Investigation of the Opponents in 1 and 2 Timothy
Reviewed by Andrew M. King V

2021.02.09. Sensenig, Jehoiachin and His Oracle

Melvin L. Sensenig, Jehoiachin and His Oracle: A Jeremianic Scribal Framework for the End of the Deuteronomistic History
Reviewed by Marvin A. Sweeney

2021.02.08. Parkhouse, Eschatology and the Saviour

Sarah Parkhouse, Eschatology and the Saviour: The “Gospel of Mary” among Early Christian Dialogue Gospels
Reviewed by Deirdre Good

2021.02.07. Van Nes, Pauline Language and the Pastoral Epistles

Jermo van Nes, Pauline Language and the Pastoral Epistles: A Study of Linguistic Variation in the Corpus Paulinum
Reviewed by Benjamin White

2021.02.06. Kaltner and McKenzie, Sleuthing the Bible

John Kaltner and Steven L. McKenzie, Sleuthing the Bible: Clues That Unlock the Mysteries of the Text
Reviewed by James F. McGrath

2021.02.05. Gertz, Körting, and Witte, Das Buch Ezechiel

Jan Christian Gertz, Corinna Körting, and Markus Witte, eds., Das Buch Ezechiel: Komposition, Redaktion und Rezeption
Reviewed by Rosanne Liebermann

2021.02.04. Elayi, Sargon II, King of Assyria

Josette Elayi, Sargon II, King of Assyria
Reviewed by Samuel L. Boyd

2021.02.03. Dickerson, Luke, Widows, Judges, and Stereotypes

Febbie C. Dickerson, Luke, Widows, Judges, and Stereotypes
Reviewed by Vien V. Nguyen, SCJ

2021.02.02. Crawford, The Eusebian Canon Tables

Matthew R. Crawford, The Eusebian Canon Tables: Ordering Textual Knowledge in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Jean-François Racine

2021.02.01. Adams and Goff, The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Wisdom Literature

Samuel L. Adams and Matthew Goff, eds., The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Wisdom Literature
Reviewed by David Penchansky

2021.01.41. Wills, Judith

Lawrence M. Wills, Judith
Reviewed by Anthony Swindell 

2021.01.40. van der Watt, The Grammar of the Ethics of John

Jan G. van der Watt, The Grammar of the Ethics of John: Reading John from an Ethical Perspective, Volume I
Reviewed by Sherri Brown

2021.01.39. Thiessen, Jesus and the Forces of Death

Matthew Thiessen, Jesus and the Forces of Death: The Gospels’ Portrayal of Ritual Impurity within First-Century Judaism
Reviewed by Paula Fredriksen

2021.01.38. Porten and Yardeni, Textbook of Aramaic Ostraca from Idumea: Volume 4

Bezalel Porten and Ada Yardeni, Textbook of Aramaic Ostraca from Idumea: Volume 4
Reviewed by Michaël Girardin

2021.01.37. Morse, Encountering Eve’s Afterlives

Holly Morse, Encountering Eve’s Afterlives: A New Reception Critical Approach to Genesis 2–4
Reviewed by David Parris

2021.01.36. Leatherbury, Inscribing Faith in Late Antiquity

Sean V. Leatherbury, Inscribing Faith in Late Antiquity: Between Reading and Seeing
Reviewed by Samuel Torvend

2021.01.35. Heasley, Prophetic Polyphony

Peter A. Heasley, Prophetic Polyphony: Allusion Criticism of Isa 41,8–16.17–20; 43,1–7; 44,1–5 in a Dialogical Approach
Reviewed by Brandon R. Grafius

2021.01.34. Gass, Die Landverteilung im Josuabuch

Erasmus Gass, Die Landverteilung im Josuabuch: Eine literarhistorische Analyse von Josua 13–19
Reviewed by Friedrich-Emanuel Focken

2021.01.33. Carey, Using Our Outside Voice

Greg Carey, Using Our Outside Voice: Public Biblical Interpretation
Reviewed by Michael J. Chan

2021.01.32. Cobb, Slavery, Gender, Truth, and Power in Luke-Acts and Other Narratives

Christy Cobb, Slavery, Gender, Truth, and Power in Luke-Acts and Other Narratives
Reviewed by Greg Carey

2021.01.31. Agnoli, “I miei servi, I profeti”

Nicola Agnoli, “I miei servi, I profeti”: Un paradigma profetico nello sviluppo letterario di Geremia
Reviewed by Attila Bodor

2021.01.30. Wasserman, Akkadian Love Literature of the Third and Second Millennium BCE

Nathan Wasserman, Akkadian Love Literature of the Third and Second Millennium BCE
Reviewed by Barbara Cifola

2021.01.29. Ueberschaer, Wagner, and Robker, Theologie und Textgeschichte

Frank Ueberschaer, Thomas Wagner, and Jonathan Miles Robker, eds., Theologie und Textgeschichte: Septuaginta und Masoretischer Text als Äußerungen theologischer Reflexion
Reviewed by Leonardo Pessoa da Silva Pinto

2021.01.28. Stokes, The Satan: How God’s Executioner Became the Enemy

Ryan E. Stokes, The Satan: How God’s Executioner Became the Enemy
Reviewed by Tom de Bruin

2021.01.27. Stiebert, Rape Myths, the Bible, and #MeToo

Johanna Stiebert, Rape Myths, the Bible, and #MeToo
Reviewed by Sandie Gravett

2021.01.26. Schipper, Proverbs 1–15

Bernd U. Schipper, Proverbs 1–15
Reviewed by Suzanna R. Millar

2021.01.25. Phillips, The Bible, Social Media and Digital Culture

Peter M. Phillips, The Bible, Social Media and Digital Culture
Reviewed by Dan Clanton

2021.01.24. Parsons, Malbon, and Anderson, Anatomies of the Gospels and Beyond

Mikael C. Parsons, Elizabeth Struthers Malbon, and Paul N. Anderson, eds., Anatomies of the Gospels and Beyond: Essays in Honor of R. Alan Culpepper
Reviewed by Olegs Andrejevs

2021.01.23. Major, Undoing Babel

Tristan Major, Undoing Babel: The Tower of Babel in Anglo-Saxon Literature
Reviewed by Anthony Swindell

2021.01.22. Keady, Klutz, and Strine, Scripture as Social Discourse

Jessica M. Keady, Todd E. Klutz, and C. A. Strine, eds., Scripture as Social Discourse: Social-Scientific Perspectives on Early Jewish and Christian Writings
Reviewed by Ross D. Harmon

2021.01.21. Kahlos, Religious Dissent in Late Antiquity, 350–450

Maijastina Kahlos, Religious Dissent in Late Antiquity, 350–450
Reviewed by Paula Fredriksen

2021.01.20. Hutson, First and Second Timothy and Titus

Christopher R. Hutson, First and Second Timothy and Titus
Reviewed by Nijay Gupta

2021.01.19. Grossberg, Heresy and the Formation of the Rabbinic Community

David M. Grossberg, Heresy and the Formation of the Rabbinic Community
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2021.01.18. Fuller, A Discourse Analysis of Habakkuk

David J. Fuller, A Discourse Analysis of Habakkuk
Reviewed by Barry A. Jones

2021.01.17. Clouston, How Ancient Narratives Persuade

Eric Clouston, How Ancient Narratives Persuade: Acts in Its Literary Context
Reviewed by Bart B. Bruehler

2021.01.16. Behr, John the Theologian and His Paschal Gospel

John Behr, John the Theologian and His Paschal Gospel: A Prologue to Theology
Reviewed by William M. Wright IV

2021.01.15. Wolff, Paulus beispiels-weise

Dominik Wolff, Paulus beispiels-weise: Selbstdarstellung und autobiographisches Schreiben im Ersten Korintherbrief
Reviewed by Gudrun Nassauer

2021.01.14. Towers, Constructions of Gender in Late Antique Manichaean Cosmological Narrative

Susanna Towers, Constructions of Gender in Late Antique Manichaean Cosmological Narrative
Reviewed by Jonathan Cahana-Blum

2021.01.13. Thompson, Strangers on the Earth

James W. Thompson, Strangers on the Earth: Philosophy and Rhetoric in Hebrews
Reviewed by Amy Peeler

2021.01.12. Sigvartsen, Afterlife and Resurrection Beliefs in the Apocrypha and Apocalyptic Literature

Jan A. Sigvartsen, Afterlife and Resurrection Beliefs in the Apocrypha and Apocalyptic Literature
Reviewed by Alexander P. Thompson

2021.01.11. Satran, In the Image of Origen

David Satran, In the Image of Origen: Eros, Virtue, and Constraint in the Early Christian Academy
Reviewed by M. J. Edwards

2021.01.10. Paszko, Mundus inversus nei cantici femminili dell’Antico Testamento

Pawel Paszko, Mundus inversus nei cantici femminili dell’Antico Testamento
Reviewed by Francis M. Macatangay

2021.01.09. Niehoff and Levinson, Self, Self-Fashioning and Individuality in Late Antiquity

Maren R. Niehoff and Joshua Levinson, eds., Self, Self-Fashioning and Individuality in Late Antiquity: New Perspectives
Reviewed by Jonathan Schofer

2021.01.08. Mason and Lupieri, Golden Calf Traditions in Early Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Eric F. Mason and Edmondo F. Lupieri, eds., Golden Calf Traditions in Early Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Reviewed by James N. Rhodes

2021.01.07. Lim, The Dead Sea Scrolls

Timothy H. Lim, The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Very Short Introduction
Reviewed by Daniele Minisini

2021.01.06. Lee, Moral Transformation in Greco-Roman Philosophy of Mind

Max J. Lee, Moral Transformation in Greco-Roman Philosophy of Mind: Mapping the Moral Milieu of the Apostle Paul and His Diaspora Jewish Contemporaries
Reviewed by Matthew Thiessen

2021.01.05. Koenig, Bathsheba Survives

Sara M. Koenig, Bathsheba Survives
Reviewed by Caryn Tamber-Rosenau

2021.01.04. Katzoff, On Jews in the Roman World

Ranon Katzoff, On Jews in the Roman World: Collected Studies
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2021.01.03. Cook and Homstedt, Intermediate Biblical Hebrew

John A. Cook and Robert D. Homstedt, Intermediate Biblical Hebrew: An Illustrated Grammar
Reviewed by Charles David Isbell

2021.01.02. Casson, Textual Signposts in the Argument of Romans

Sarah H. Casson, Textual Signposts in the Argument of Romans: A Relevance-Theory Approach
Reviewed by Isaiah L. Allen

2021.01.01. Boring, Hearing John’s Voice

M. Eugene Boring, Hearing John’s Voice: Insights for Teaching and Preaching
Reviewed by R. Alan Culpepper