Biblical references in writing theology

Earlier this month, Rick Brannan posted an analysis of the most frequently cited in a selection of systematic theologies. Rick has since made available on his blog the bibliography of systematic theologies that fed this analysis. Meanwhile, Christianity Today picked up the post for further discussion. According to CT, Perhaps most interesting—and potentially disturbing—is the dearth […]

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (April 15, 2013)

The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Jewish Scriptures and Cognate Studies Gary M. Beckman, Trevor R. Bryce, and Eric H. Cline, The Ahhiyawa Texts, reviewed by Paul Sanders Walter Brueggemann, David and His Theologian: Literary, Social, and Theological Investigations of the Early Monarchy, reviewed by Andrea Ravasco James L. Crenshaw, Reading Job: A Literary and Theological […]

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (November 30, 2012)

The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Jewish Scriptures and Cognate Studies A. Graeme Auld, First and Second Samuel: A Commentary, reviewed by Phillip G. Camp Eva Cancik-Kirschbaum, Margarete van Ess, and Joachim Marzahn, eds.,  Babylon: Wissenskultur in Orient und Okzident, reviewed by Michael S. Moore Alan T. Levenson, The Making of the Modern Jewish Bible: […]

Bird, ed., Four Views on the Apostle Paul

The folks at Zondervan sponsored this year’s Institute for Biblical Research meeting reception. In addition to the deserts there, they very kindly provided attending members with a copy of the recent (2012) Counterpoints volume on Paul, edited by Michael Bird. According to the publisher’s description: The apostle Paul was a vital force in the development […]

On the Web (October 19, 2012)

On the web: Jim Davila and Hershel Shanks, among others, pay tribute to the fallen titan, Frank Moore Cross. Michael Bird joins Joel Watts in reflecting on Justin Martyr, Xenophon, and the Gospels. The Cornell University Library has a collection of Eleusinian inscription images available (HT: Charles Jones).

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (July 11, 2012)

The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Jewish Scriptures and Cognate Studies Stephen J. Bennett, Ecclesiastes/Lamentations: A Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition, reviewed by Russell L. Meek Alicia Suskin Ostriker, For the Love of God: The Bible as an Open Book, reviewed by Barbara Green New Testament and Cognate Studies Michael F. Bird and […]