Keener on Isaac and Ishmael

Craig Keener has an interesting post on the interaction between Isaac and Ishmael in Gen 21:10. The post mainly outlines the major options for what the text might be suggesting and promises two followups that will discuss “Isaac’s line being Abraham’s heir [as well as] the propriety of Abraham sending Hagar and Ishmael away.”

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (February 3, 2013)

The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Jewish Scriptures and Cognate Studies Francis Landy, Hosea, reviewed by Gert T. M. Prinsloo Angela R. Roskop, The Wilderness Itineraries: Genre, Geography, and the Growth of Torah, reviewed by Nathan MacDonald Mark R. Sneed, The Politics of Pessimism in Ecclesiastes: A Social-Science Perspective, reviewed by Robert Williamson Jr. New Testament […]

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (January 14, 2013)

The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Jewish Scriptures and Cognate Studies Katharine J. Dell, Brian A. Mastin, and James K. Aitken, eds., On Stone and Scroll: Essays in Honour of Graham Ivor Davies, reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer Matthew R. Schlimm, From Fratricide to Forgiveness: The Language and Ethics of Anger in Genesis, reviewed […]