Daily Gleanings (12 July 2019)

In the Review of Biblical Literature, Jeanette Mathews discusses Heath Thomas’s Habakkuk commentary in the Two Horizons series (Eerdmans, 2018). Mathews comments, While the volume does offer an excellent commentary on the book of Habakkuk, it offers quite a bit more, resulting in a reasonably large volume dedicated to one small (three-chapter) biblical book. (1) … […]

Daily Gleanings: Finds from AWOL (11 July 2019)

Oğuz Soysal and Başak Yıldız Gülşen’s Unpublished Bo-Fragments in Transliteration II (Bo 6151–Bo 9535) is freely available via open access from the University of Chicago. The description comments in part, The monograph offers a large number of unpublished text fragments in photo and transliteration and gives succinct philological notes to these fragments. The fragments are […]

Daily Gleanings: Paul in RBL (10 July 2019)

In the Review of Biblical Literature, Bryan Dyer discusses Gregory Jenks’s Paul and His Mortality: Imitating Christ in the Face of Death (Eisenbrauns, 2015). Dyer summarizes, Jenks wades through the Pauline writings and the apostle’s contextual background to address the question of how Paul thought about his own mortality. While Greco-Roman and Jewish thought certainly influenced […]

Daily Gleanings: New Titles from SBL Press (9 July 2019)

New from SBL Press is Marvin Sweeney, ed., Theology of the Hebrew Bible, Volume 1: Methodological Studies. According to the publisher, This volume presents a collection of studies on the methodology for conceiving the theological interpretation of the Hebrew Bible among Jews and Christians as well as the treatment of key issues, such as creation, […]

Daily Gleanings: Free Books (8 July 2019)

This month, Logos is giving away for free Tom Schreiner’s Paul, Apostle of God’s Glory in Christ (IVP, 2001). The related volumes also available at a deep discount are: Nicholas Perrin and Richard Hays, ed., Jesus, Paul, and the People of God: A Theological Dialogue with N. T. Wright (IVP, 2011) for $1.99. David deSilva, Honor, Patronage, Kinship […]

Pro Tips for Busy Writers: Nijay Gupta

In our series on “Pro Tips for Busy Writers,” we’re hearing first from Nijay Gupta. Nijay has authored or edited several volumes and articles. He has also published a guide for incoming students and new PhDs in biblical studies. This has proven helpful enough so that it is now being released in a second edition […]