In his 2006 Jesus and the Eyewitnesses, Richard Bauckham suggests: that we need to recover the sense in which the Gospels are testimony. This does not mean that they are testimony rather than history. It means that the kind of historiography they are is testimony. An irreducible feature of testimony as a form of human utterance is that … Continue reading
Thanks to Baker and the Stone-Campbell Journal, Tom Schreiner’s The King in His Beauty: A Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments arrived today. According to the publisher’s description, Schreiner: offers a substantial and accessibly written overview of the whole Bible. He traces the storyline of the scriptures from the standpoint of biblical theology, examining the overarching … Continue reading
As their free book of the month, Logos Bible Software is giving away volume 5 of the Expositor’s Greek Testament, edited by W. Robertson Nicoll. Volume 5 includes: J. H. A. Hart, “The First Epistle General of Peter” R. H. Strachan, “The Second Epistle General of Peter” David Smith, “The Epistles of John” J. B. Mayor, “The … Continue reading
Christian Book Distributors now has the 10-volume Theological Dictionary of the New Testament on sale for $99.99. Orders for the product should ship on or after October 1.
Baker Academic has an interesting, three-part interview with Edith Humphrey about her new book Scripture and Tradition.
Zondervan has kindly made available a PDF containing Eckhard Schnabel’s treatment of Acts 25:1–26:32 in his Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament volume (HT: Jesse Hillman).
Paul Danove has the latest article in Biblical and Ancient Greek Linguistics, “Features of the Conceptualization of Transference in the New Testament”: This article develops five features that describe the conceptualizations of the event of transference grammaticalized by New Testament verbs, and uses these features to formulate a model of the possible New Testament usages of … Continue reading
The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Jewish Scriptures and Cognate Studies John E. Anderson, Jacob and the Divine Trickster: A Theology of Deception and Yhwh’s Fidelity to the Ancestral Promise in the Jacob Cycle, reviewed by Koog P. Hong Frank Lothar Hossfeld and Eric Zenger, Psalms 3: A Commentary on Psalms 101–150, reviewed by Leonard … Continue reading
The latest issue of the Journal of Biblical Literature includes: John Dominic Crossan, “A Vision of Divine Justice: The Resurrection of Jesus in Eastern Christian Iconography” Jill Hicks-Keeton, “Already/Not Yet: Eschatological Tension in the Book of Tobit” Shane Berg, “Ben Sira, the Genesis Creation Accounts, and the Knowledge of God’s Will” Seth Bledsoe, “Can Ahiqar … Continue reading
The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Jewish Scriptures and Cognate Studies Keith Bodner, Jeroboam’s Royal Drama, reviewed by Mark McEntire Erhard S. Gerstenberger, Israel in the Persian Period: The Fifth and Fourth Centuries B.C.E., reviewed by John Engle Edwin M. Good, Genesis 1–11: Tales of the Earliest World, reviewed by Brian D. Russell Michelle J. Levine, Nahmanides … Continue reading