Are You Free to Focus? (Part 5: Assessment)

The past few weeks, we’ve been discussing Michael Hyatt’s new book, Free to Focus. Thus far, we’ve given some general context for the book and discussed each of its three major sections on stopping, cutting, and acting. This week, we offer an general assessment of the book and its proposal to “achieve more by doing […]

In the (e)mail: Rodríguez and Thiessen, “The So-called Jew”

In addition to Boccaccini and Segovia’s Paul the Jew, inbox recently saw the arrival from Fortress Press of a review copy of Rafael Rodríguez and Matthew Thiessen’s edited volume The So-Called Jew in Paul’s Letter to the Romans (2016). According to the book’s blurb: Decades ago, Werner G. Kümmel described the historical problem of Romans as its “double character”: concerned with […]

In the (e)mail: Boccaccini and Segovia, “Paul the Jew”

In my email recently, I found Fortress Press had kindly provided a review copy of Gabriele Boccaccini and Carlos Segovia’s edited volume Paul the Jew: Rereading the Apostle as a Figure of Second Temple Judaism (2016). According to the book’s blurb: The decades-long effort to understand the apostle Paul within his Jewish context is now firmly established in […]