Free Richards, O’Brien with discount on Bailey @Logos

For April, Logos Bible Software’s “free book of the month” and discounted companion focus on Scripture in its cultural contexts. The free text is Randolph Richards and Brandon O’Brien’s Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible (IVP, 2012). According to the book’s blub: Brandon O’Brien and E. Randolph Richards shed […]

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (August 9, 2012)

The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include the following: Jewish Scriptures and Cognate Studies Stéphanie Anthonioz, « À qui me comparerez-vous ? » (Is 40,25): La polémique contre l’idolâtrie dans le Deutéro-Isaïe, reviewed by Sven Petry Jason Bembry, Yahweh’s Coming of Age, reviewed by Johannes de Moor Francesca Stavrakopoulou, Land of Our Fathers: The […]

Kenneth Bailey – Summary

Kenneth Bailey, Poet and Peasant and Through Peasant Eyes: A Literary-Cultural Approach to the Parables in Luke, (combined ed.; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1983). Bailey’s works, Poet and Peasant and Through Peasant Eyes, explicitly attempt to approach Jesus’ parables from the perspective of an Oriental worldview. Poet and Peasant contains a lengthy section that provides a […]