2017.05.25. O’Brien, Micah

Julia M. O’Brien, Micah
Reviewed by Bob Becking

2017.05.24. Malina and Pilch, Social-Science Commentary on the Deutero-Pauline Letters

Bruce J. Malina and John J. Pilch, Social-Science Commentary on the Deutero-Pauline Letters
Reviewed by Maria Karyakina
Reviewed by Korinna Zamfir

2017.05.23. Malcolm, Paul and the Rhetoric of Reversal in 1 Corinthians

Matthew R. Malcolm, Paul and the Rhetoric of Reversal in 1 Corinthians: The Impact of Paul’s Gospel on His Macro-Rhetoric
Reviewed by Timothy J. Christian

2017.05.22. Liwak, Israel in der altorientalischen Welt

Rüdiger Liwak; Markus Witte and Dagmar Pruin, eds., Israel in der altorientalischen Welt: Gesammelte Studien zur Kultur- und Religionsgeschichte des antiken Israel
Reviewed by Jeremy M. Hutton

2017.05.21. Lessing, Isaiah 56–66

R. Reed Lessing, Isaiah 56–66
Reviewed by Dominic S. Irudayaraj

2017.05.20. Kuhn, The Kingdom according to Luke and Acts

Karl Allen Kuhn, The Kingdom according to Luke and Acts: A Social, Literary, and Theological Introduction
Reviewed by Frank E. Dicken

2017.05.19. Jauss, Der liebebedürftige Gott und die gottbedürftige Liebe des Menschen

Hannelore Jauss, Der liebebedürftige Gott und die gottbedürftige Liebe des Menschen: Ursprung und Funktion der Rede von der Liebe des Menschen zu Gott als alttestamtentlicher Beitrag zur Gotteslehre
Reviewed by Michael S. Moore

2017.05.18. Henrichs-Tarasenkova, Luke’s Christology of Divine Identity

Nina Henrichs-Tarasenkova, Luke’s Christology of Divine Identity
Reviewed by James F. McGrath

2017.05.17. Collins, The Apocalyptic Imagination

John J. Collins, The Apocalyptic Imagination: An Introduction to Jewish Apocalyptic Literature
Reviewed by Marvin A. Sweeney

2017.05.16. Turley, The Ritualized Revelation of the Messianic Age

Stephen Richard Turley, The Ritualized Revelation of the Messianic Age: Washings and Meals in Galatians and 1 Corinthians
Reviewed by Craig L. Blomberg

2017.05.15. Prokhorov, The Isaianic Denkschrift and a Socio-cultural Crisis in Yehud

Alexander Prokhorov, The Isaianic Denkschrift and a Socio-cultural Crisis in Yehud: A Rereading of Isaiah 6:1–9:6[7]
Reviewed by Csaba Balogh

2017.05.14. Park, Paul’s Ekklesia as a Civic Assembly

Young-Ho Park, Paul’s Ekklesia as a Civic Assembly: Understanding the People of God in Their Politico-Social World
Reviewed by Bradley J. Bitner

2017.05.13. McAuley, Paul’s Covert Use of Scripture

David McAuley, Paul’s Covert Use of Scripture: Intertextuality and Rhetorical Situation in Philippians 2:10–16
Reviewed by Isaac Blois

2017.05.12. Kloppenborg and Batten, James, 1 and 2 Peter, and Early Jesus Traditions

John S. Kloppenborg and Alicia J. Batten, eds., James, 1 and 2 Peter, and Early Jesus Traditions
Reviewed by Pheme Perkins

2017.05.11. Khatchadourian, Imperial Matter

Lori Khatchadourian, Imperial Matter: Ancient Persia and the Archaeology of Empires
Reviewed by Jason M. Silverman

2017.05.10. Jeal, Exploring Philemon

Roy R. Jeal, Exploring Philemon: Freedom, Brotherhood, and Partnership in the New Society
Reviewed by Timothy Gombis
Reviewed by S. Matthew Solomon

2017.05.09. Campbell, Advances in the Study of Greek

Constantine R. Campbell, Advances in the Study of Greek: New Insights for Reading the New Testament
Reviewed by Hennie Stander

2017.05.08. Boring, I and II Thessalonians

M. Eugene Boring, I and II Thessalonians: A Commentary
Reviewed by Matthew D. Jensen

2017.05.07. Yeo, From Rome to Beijing

K. K. Yeo, ed., From Rome to Beijing: Symposia on Robert Jewett’s Commentary on Romans
Reviewed by Eric C. Smith


2017.05.06. Weren, Studies in Matthew’s Gospel

Wim J. C. Weren, Studies in Matthew’s Gospel: Literary Design, Intertextuality, and Social Setting
Reviewed by David Kaden

2017.05.05. Tilling, Paul’s Divine Christology

Chris Tilling, Paul’s Divine Christology
Reviewed by Chris Kugler

2017.05.04. Marchal, The People beside Paul

Joseph A. Marchal, ed., The People beside Paul: The Philippian Assembly and History from Below
Reviewed by Isaac Blois

2017.05.03. Fitzpatrick-McKinley, Assessing Biblical and Classical Sources for the Reconstruction of Persian Influence, History and Culture

Anne Fitzpatrick-McKinley, ed., Assessing Biblical and Classical Sources for the Reconstruction of Persian Influence, History and Culture
Reviewed by Jason M. Silverman

2017.05.02. Aitken and Paget, The Jewish-Greek Tradition in Antiquity and the Byzantine Empire

James Aitken and James Paget, eds., The Jewish-Greek Tradition in Antiquity and the Byzantine Empire
Reviewed by Jonathan M. Potter

2017.05.01. Fishbane, Song of Songs

Michael Fishbane, Song of Songs: The Traditional Hebrew Text with the New JPS Translation
Reviewed by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson
Reviewed by Barry Dov Walfish
Reviewed by Annette Schellenberg
Reviewed by Jonathan Kaplan
Reviewed by Laura S. Lieber
Response by Michael Fishbane

2017.04.33. van der Watt, ed., The Quest for the Real Jesus

Jan van der Watt, ed., The Quest for the Real Jesus: Radboud Prestige Lectures by Prof. Dr. Michael Wolter
Reviewed by Stephan Witetschek

2017.04.32. Scholz and Andiñach, La Violencia and the Hebrew Bible

Susanne Scholz and Pablo R. Andiñach, eds., La Violencia and the Hebrew Bible: The Politics and Histories of Biblical Hermeneutics on the American Continent
Reviewed by Hector Avalos
Reviewed by Brandon Grafius

2017.04.31. Mollo, An Intratextual Analysis of the Mirroring Birth Stories of Samson and Samuel

Paola Mollo, An Intratextual Analysis of the Mirroring Birth Stories of Samson and Samuel: Explaining the Narrative Logic of Literary Montage
Reviewed by Catherine Lewis-Smith

2017.04.30. McKendrick, Parker, Myshrall, and O’Hogan, Codex Sinaiticus

Scot McKendrick, David Parker, Amy Myshrall, and Cillian O’Hogan, eds., Codex Sinaiticus: New Perspectives on the Ancient Biblical Manuscript
Reviewed by S. Matthew Solomon

2017.04.29. Macchi, Le livre d’Esther

Jean-Daniel Macchi, Le livre d’Esther
Reviewed by Kristin De Troyer

2017.04.28. George, The Metaphor of Shepherd in the Gospel of Mark

Jogy Cheruvathoor George, The Metaphor of Shepherd in the Gospel of Mark
Reviewed by Wayne Baxter

2017.04.27. Gathercole, Defending Substitution

Simon Gathercole, Defending Substitution: An Essay on Atonement in Paul
Reviewed by Don Garlington

2017.04.26. Finsterbusch and Lange, Texts and Contexts of Jeremiah

Karin Finsterbusch and Armin Lange, eds., Texts and Contexts of Jeremiah: The Exegesis of Jeremiah 1 and 10 in Light of Text and Reception History
Reviewed by Marvin A. Sweeney

2017.04.25. Childers and Kiraz, The Antioch Bible: The Gospel of Luke according to the Syriac Peshitta

Jeff W. Childers, trans.; George A. Kiraz, ed., The Antioch Bible: The Gospel of Luke according to the Syriac Peshitta Version with English Translation (Syriac Edition)
Reviewed by David A. Smith

2017.04.24. Yona, The Many Faces of Repetition

Shamir Yona, The Many Faces of Repetition: Basic Patterns of Repetition in Construct-State Expressions in Biblical, Post-biblical and Ancient Eastern Rhetoric [Hebrew]
Reviewed by Jerome A. Lund

2017.04.23. Wall and Nienhuis, A Compact Guide to the Whole Bible

Robert W. Wall and David R. Nienhuis, eds., A Compact Guide to the Whole Bible: Learning to Read Scripture’s Story
Reviewed by Lilly (SJ) Nortje-Meyer

2017.04.22. de Looijer, The Qumran Paradigm

Gwynned de Looijer, The Qumran Paradigm: Critical Evaluation of Some Foundational Hypotheses in the Construction of the Qumran Sect
Reviewed by Jutta Leonhardt-Balzer

2017.04.21. Larsen, The Gospel of John as Genre Mosaic

Kasper Bro Larsen, The Gospel of John as Genre Mosaic
Reviewed by D. A. Carson

2017.04.20. Kiilunen and Nikki, Alfasta oomegaan

Jarmo Kiilunen and Nina Nikki, Alfasta oomegaan: Uuden testamentin kreikan tukipaketti
Reviewed by Paavo Tucker

2017.04.19. Hauge and Pitts, Ancient Education and Early Christianity

Matthew Ryan Hauge and Andrew W. Pitts, eds., Ancient Education and Early Christianity
Reviewed by Alex Damm

2017.04.18. Gundry, Peter

Robert H. Gundry, Peter: False Disciple and Apostate according to Saint Matthew
Reviewed by Marius J. Nel

2017.04.17. Gabrielson, Paul’s Non-violent Gospel

Jeremy Gabrielson, Paul’s Non-violent Gospel: The Theological Politics of Peace in Paul’s Life and Letters
Reviewed by Thomas P. Nelligan

2017.04.16. Cooper and Lohrmann, 1–2 Samuel, 1–2 Kings, 1–2 Chronicles

Derek Cooper and Martin J. Lohrmann, eds., 1–2 Samuel, 1–2 Kings, 1–2 Chronicles
Reviewed by John Herbst

2017.04.15. Burridge, Four Gospels, One Jesus?

Richard A. Burridge, Four Gospels, One Jesus? A Symbolic Reading
Reviewed by Matthew C. Baldwin

2017.04.14. Tov, Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible, Qumran, Septuagint 3

Emanuel Tov, Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible, Qumran, Septuagint: Collected Essays, Volume 3
Reviewed by Randall X. Gauthier

2017.04.13. Roth, The Text of Marcion’s Gospel

Dieter T. Roth, The Text of Marcion’s Gospel
Reviewed by Hugh Houghton

2017.04.12. Martín-Contreras and Miralles-Maciá, The Text of the Hebrew Bible

Elvira Martín-Contreras and Lorena Miralles-Maciá, eds., The Text of the Hebrew Bible: From the Rabbis to the Masoretes
Reviewed by James R. Blankenship

2017.04.11. Mann, The Book of the Torah

Thomas W. Mann, The Book of the Torah
Reviewed by Cody Eklov

2017.04.10. Joseph, The Nonviolent Messiah

Simon J. Joseph, The Nonviolent Messiah: Jesus, Q, and the Enochic Tradition
Reviewed by Blake A. Jurgens

2017.04.09. Hornsby and Guest, Transgender, Intersex, and Biblical Interpretation

Teresa J. Hornsby and Deryn Guest, Transgender, Intersex, and Biblical Interpretation
Reviewed by Jo Henderson-Merrygold

2017.04.08. Horn, Anfänge, die Geschichte schrieben

Hieronymus Horn, Anfänge, die Geschichte schrieben: Das Buch Genesis (1–11) neu kommentiert
Reviewed by Matthias Millard

2017.04.07. Holmstedt, The Relative Clause in Biblical Hebrew

Robert D. Holmstedt, The Relative Clause in Biblical Hebrew
Reviewed by Frank H. Polak

2017.04.06. Holmes, The Fathers on the Sunday Gospels

Stephen Mark Holmes, ed., The Fathers on the Sunday Gospels
Reviewed by Jennifer S. Wyant

2017.04.05. Hagerland, Jesus and the Scriptures

Tobias Hagerland, Jesus and the Scriptures: Problems, Passages and Patterns
Reviewed by John C. Poirier

2017.04.04. DeRouchie, Gile, and Turner, For Our Good Always

Jason S. DeRouchie, Jason Gile, and Kenneth J. Turner, eds., For Our Good Always: Studies on the Message and Influence of Deuteronomy in Honor of Daniel I. Block
Reviewed by Jeffrey G. Audirsch

2017.04.03. Davies, Numbers: The Road to Freedom

Eryl Davies, Numbers: The Road to Freedom
Reviewed by David Frankel

2017.04.02. Carey, Apocalyptic Literature in the New Testament

Greg Carey, Apocalyptic Literature in the New Testament
Reviewed by David L. Barr
Reviewed by David A. Sánchez

2017.04.01. Callan, Acknowledging the Divine Benefactor

Terrance Callan, Acknowledging the Divine Benefactor: The Second Letter of Peter
Reviewed by Michael F. Bird

2017.03.41. Wright, Jesus the Storyteller

Stephen I. Wright, Jesus the Storyteller
Reviewed by Marianne Blickenstaff

2017.03.40. Walker, Gospels, Jesus, and Christian Origins

William O. Walker, Gospels, Jesus, and Christian Origins
Reviewed by J. Andrew Doole

2017.03.39. Vidas, Tradition and the Formation of the Talmud

Moulie Vidas, Tradition and the Formation of the Talmud
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

2017.03.38. Tam, Apprehension of Jesus in the Gospel of John

Josaphat C. Tam, Apprehension of Jesus in the Gospel of John
Reviewed by Deolito Vender Vistar Jr.

2017.03.37. Owens, As It Was in the Beginning

Mark D. Owens, As It Was in the Beginning: An Intertextual Analysis of New Creation in Galatians, 2 Corinthians, and Ephesians
Reviewed by Karl-Wilhelm Niebuhr

2017.03.36. McConville and Pietersen, Conception, Reception, and the Spirit

J. Gordon McConville and Lloyd K. Pietersen, eds., Conception, Reception, and the Spirit: Essays in Honor of Andrew T. Lincoln
Reviewed by Joseph Azize

2017.03.35. Matusova, The Meaning of the Letter of Aristeas

Ekaterina Matusova, The Meaning of the Letter of Aristeas: In Light of Biblical Interpretation and Grammatical Tradition, and with Reference to Its Historical Context
Reviewed by Sean A. Adams

2017.03.34. Lam, Patterns of Sin in the Hebrew Bible

Joseph Lam, Patterns of Sin in the Hebrew Bible: Metaphor, Culture, and the Making of a Religious Concept
Reviewed by Ryan P. Bonfiglio

2017.03.33. Fabisiak, The “Nocturnal Side of Science” in David Friedrich Strauss’s Life of Jesus Critically Examined

Thomas Fabisiak, The “Nocturnal Side of Science” in David Friedrich Strauss’s Life of Jesus Critically Examined
Reviewed by Jeffrey L. Morrow

2017.03.32. Evans, Reception History, Tradition and Biblical Interpretation

Robert Evans, Reception History, Tradition and Biblical Interpretation: Gadamer and Jauss in Current Practice
Reviewed by William Lamb

2017.03.31. de Carlo, Il Bagliore delle luci antiche

Giuseppe de Carlo, Il Bagliore delle luci antiche: Una lettura sapienziale della Bibbia ebraica
Reviewed by Andrea Ravasco