Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (July 3, 2014)

The latest reviews in the Review of Biblical Literature include: Jewish Scriptures and Cognate Studies Tremper Longman III, Job, reviewed by Richard G. Smith Donald P. Moffat, Ezra’s Social Drama: Identity Formation, Marriage and Social Conflict in Ezra 9 and 10, reviewed by Hannah K. Harrington Daniel C. Owens, Portraits of the Righteous in the Psalms: An Exploration of […]

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (June 27, 2014)

The latest reviews in the Review of Biblical Literature include: Jewish Scriptures and Cognate Studies Peter Enns, The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say about Human Origins, reviewed by Paul Korchin Kai Kaniuth et al., eds., Tempel im Alten Orient, reviewed by Jason M. Silverman Christoph Körner and Hans-Winfried Jüngling, eds., “…denn das ist […]

Journal of Biblical Literature 133, no. 2

The Journal of Biblical Literature 133, no. 2 includes: Joram Mayshar, “Who Was the Toshav?” Amitai Baruchi-Unna, “Two Clearings of Goats (1 Kings 20:27): An Interpretation Supported by an Akkadian Parallel” Ryan E. Stokes, “Satan, Yhwh’s Executioner” Saul M. Olyan, “Jehoiakim’s Dehumanizing Interment as a Ritual Act of Reclassification” John L. McLaughlin, “Is Amos (Still) among the […]

Robinson, Biblical Researches in Palestine

Internet Archive has the three main volumes of Edward Robinson’s Biblical Researches in Palestine (Boston: Crocker and Brewster). The volumes record observations from Robinson’s mid-19th century travels in Palestine with Eli Smith and others. On Internet Archive, the volumes are included on the same page with several others, and the labeling is somewhat unclear. The direct […]

Review of Longman, ed., “Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary” in Logos

Baker’s Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary (BIBD) was produced chiefly under the editorship of Tremper Longman, with Peter Enns (Old Testament) and Mark Strauss (New Testament) serving as associate editors. Logos Bible Software was kind enough to provide a copy of their release of the text for this review. In the preface, the editors highlight the difficulty that […]

Perthes, Life of John Chrysostom

This month, Logos Bible Software has Frederic Perthes’ Life of John Chrysostom (John P. Jewett, 1854) available for free. According to Logos’s description, Based on the investigations of Neander, Böhringer, and others, Life of John Chrysostom details the “golden-mouthed” orator’s influence on Asia Minor. It offers a look into his role as preacher and bishop, his interactions with different sects and […]