Adam Kolman Marshak. The Many Faces of Herod the Great. Eerdmans, 2015. 400 pgs. $35 (Paperback). ISBN 978-0-8028-6605-9. In The Many Faces of Herod the Great, Adam Kolman Marshak offers a fresh and compelling historiographical account of one of the more misunderstood figures in antiquity. While he agrees that Herod does, at times, play the […]
Owens, Mark D. As It Was in the Beginning: An Intertextual Analysis of New Creation in Galatians, 2 Corinthians, and Ephesians. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2015. Paperback. 241 pages. Retail: $29.00. ISBN: 9781498202404 In As It Was in the Beginning, Mark D. Owens compares “new creation” concepts in Galatians, 2 Corinthians, and Ephesians through an intertextual […]
Crispin Fletcher-Louis. Jesus Monotheism, Volume 1, Christological Origins: The Emerging Consensus and Beyond. Cascade Books, 2015. 367 pgs. $43 (Paperback). ISBN 978-1-62032-889-7. Crispin Fletcher-Louis’s Jesus Monotheism sets out in four volumes a new paradigm for the shape and origins of early christological monotheism. The present volume under review lays the foundation for the remainder of […]
Barclay, John. Paul & the Gift. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2015. 582 pages + 74 pages of bibliography and indices. Hardcover. Retail: $70.00. As in Barclay’s previous monographs, though here to greater extent, he has offered the Pauline community an absolute tour de force. This massive tome attempts, through the sophisticated analytic of distinguishing between the […]
Heilig, Christoph. Hidden Criticism?: The Methodology and Plausibility of the Search for a Counter-Imperial Subtext in Paul. Wissenchaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testamentum II.392. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015. 160 pages + 39 pages bibliography & indices. Softcover. Retail: €69.00. Questions concerning the New Testament’s relationship to aspects of the Roman Empire—and in particular the political claims […]
Matthew W. Bates. The Birth of the Trinity: Jesus, God, and Spirit in New Testament & Early Christian Interpretation of the Old Testament. Oxford University Press, 2015. 234 pgs. ₤55 (Hardback). ISBN 978-0-19-872956-3. In his recent monograph, The Birth of the Trinity: Jesus, God, and Spirit in New Testament & Early Christian Interpretation of the […]
deClaissé-Walford, Nancy, Rolf A. Jacobson, and Beth LaNeel Tanner. The Book of Psalms. Edited by Robert L. Hubbard. New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014. 1051 pages. Hardcover. Retail: $60.00 The Book of Psalms is a single volume commentary published in Eerdmans New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT) series. It […]
Miller, Colin D. The Practice of the Body of Christ: Human Agency in Pauline Theology after MacIntyre. Princeton Theological Monograph Series. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2014. 218 pages. Softcover. Retail: $26.00. Colin D. Miller’s The Practice of the Body of Christ offers a revisionist reading of Romans 5–8 and 12–15, approaching the chapters from the […]
Tabbernee, William, ed. Early Christianity in Contexts: An Exploration Across Cultures and Continents Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2014. 475 pages + 127 pages bibliography and indices. Hardcover. Retail: $42.99. In Early Christianity in Contexts, editor William Tabbernee provides an overview of early Christian history that focuses on the various locations and cultural contexts within […]
Block, Daniel I. Obadiah: The Kingship Belongs to YHWH. Hearing the Message of Scripture: A Commentary on the Old Testament, 27. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2013. 116 pages + 12 pages of indices. Hardcover. Retail: $19.99. With the publication of Obadiah: The Kingship Belongs to YHWH, Daniel Block (Wheaton College, IL) launches a new commentary […]
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