In the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 62.2, Eckhard Schnabel discusses “Biblical Theology from a New Testament Perspective” (225–49). According to the abstract, The history of writing comprehensive treatments of Old Testament theology, New Testament theology, and biblical theology shows that some authors pursue a historical reconstruction of theological traditions and proclamation, some authors […]
This month, three Anchor Bible volumes are free or deeply discounted from Logos Bible software: Joseph Fitzmyer, Romans (free) Francis Andersen, Habakkuk ($1.99) Louis Martyn, Galatians ($2.99) The Anchor Bible series is itself also on sale for 50% off. For those interested in purchasing the series, it seems the recommended method is to take advantage of the individual volume discounts […]
Noteworthy freebies from Faithlife this month include: Bush, Beckham, and Due, Live in Liberty: The Spiritual Message of Galatians (Lexham, 2015) Chrysostom, Homilies on the Acts of the Apostles (Parker, 1851) à Kempis, De la imitación de Cristo [The Imitation of Christ, Spanish translation] (Subirana, 1908)
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.”
Barry F. Parker has the latest article in the Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism, “‘Works of the Law’ and the Jewish Settlement in Asia Minor.” According to the article’s conclusion: The first recourse for the Anatolian Jews under [social, political, and religious] pressure was not an appeal to ‘legalism’, but to ‘selective works of the law’, as […]
On the web: Nijay Gupta provides the table of contents for the latest issue of the Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters. Robert Woods reflects on significance and dissonance in Great Books. Abram K-J discusses the Göttingen Septuagint (1, 2, HT: Tommy Wasserman).