Daily Gleanings: Paul in RBL (10 July 2019)

In the Review of Biblical Literature, Bryan Dyer discusses Gregory Jenks’s Paul and His Mortality: Imitating Christ in the Face of Death (Eisenbrauns, 2015). Dyer summarizes, Jenks wades through the Pauline writings and the apostle’s contextual background to address the question of how Paul thought about his own mortality. While Greco-Roman and Jewish thought certainly influenced […]

Daily Gleanings: RBL (3 July 2019)

In the Review of Biblical Literature, Gordon Zerbe reviews Fiona Gregson’s, Everything in Common? The Theology and Practice of the Sharing of Possessions in Community in the New Testament (Wipf & Stock, 2017). According to Zerbe, Gregson’s first stated interest is to discern common themes that occur across diverse examples and genres. A second core […]

Daily Gleanings: New Releases (26 June 2019)

Newly available from SBL Press is Gideon R. Kotzé, Wolfgang Kraus, and Michaël N. van der Meer’s edited collection, XVI Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies: Stellenbosch, 2016. According to the Press, This book includes papers given at the XVI Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS), held […]

Daily Gleanings: Textual Criticism (21 June 2019)

Jacob Peterson and Leigh Ann Thompson discuss how to understand the multi-spectral images being produced in the work of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts. Tommy Wasserman notes that Gorgias Press has entered a partnership with De Gruyter for the electronic hosting of the Texts and Studies volumes, which means that individual […]

Daily Gleanings (13 June 2019)

Todoist has a helpful guide on getting started with the Pomodoro technique. The guide comments in part: half of all workday distractions are self-inflicted — meaning we pull ourselves out of focus … It isn’t just the time you lose on distractions, it also takes time and energy to refocus your attention. After switching gears, […]