Greenspoon, review of Tov, Text-critical use of the Septuagint

Leonard Greenspoon has a helpful review of the third edition of Emanuel Tov’s Text-Critical Use of the Septuagint in Biblical Research (Eisenbrauns, 2015). Particularly useful are Greenspoon’s observations about changes in this edition over against the previous one.

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (May 7, 2015)

The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Markus Bockmuehl and Guy G. Stroumsa, eds., Paradise in Antiquity: Jewish and Christian Views, reviewed by Pieter G. R. de Villiers Tony Burke, ed., Ancient Gospel or Modern Forgery?: The Secret Gospel of Mark in Debate: Proceedings from the 2011 York University Christian Apocrypha Symposium, reviewed by […]

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (May 1, 2015)

The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Francis Borchardt, The Torah in 1 Maccabees: A Literary Critical Approach to the Text, reviewed by Thomas Hieke Cilliers Breytenbach and Jörg Frey, eds., Reflections on the Early Christian History of Religion—Erwägungen zur frühchristlichen Religionsgeschichte, reviewed by Thomas J. Kraus Walter Dietrich, Die Samuelbücher im deuteronomistischen Geschichtswerk: Studien […]

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (April 24, 2015)

The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: James Aston and John Walliss, eds., Small Screen Revelations: Apocalypse in Contemporary Television, reviewed by Sylvie Raquel Joseph A. Bessler, A Scandalous Jesus: How Three Historic Quests Changed Theology for the Better, reviewed by Mary K. Schmitt Daniel Bodi, ed., Abigail, Wife of David, and Other Ancient Oriental […]

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (April 17, 2015)

The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Bill T. Arnold, Introduction to the Old Testament, reviewed by David W. Baker and by Anselm C. Hagedorn Mark A. Chancey, Carol Meyers, and Eric M. Meyers, eds., The Bible in the Public Square: Its Enduring Influence in American Life, reviewed by Randall Balmer Raymond F. Collins, Accompanied by […]

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (April 10, 2015)

The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Angelika Berlejung, Jan Dietrich, and Joachim Friedrich Quack, eds., Menschenbilder und Körperkonzepte im Alten Israel, in Ägypten und im Alten Orient, reviewed by Mark W. Hamilton William P. Brown, Wisdom’s Wonder: Character, Creation, and Crisis in the Bible’s Wisdom Literature, reviewed by James Alfred Loader Martin J. […]