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RBL Highlights: 6/6/08-6/24/08

After a brief sabbatical, a handfull of especially interesting selections from the last three editions of the venerable Review of Biblical Literature:

Bradford B. Blaine Jr.
Peter in the Gospel of John: The Making of an Authentic Disciple
Reviewed by Stephan Witetschek

Sebastian Brock
The Bible in the Syriac Tradition
Reviewed by H. F. van Rooy

Gregory W. Dawes
Introduction to the Bible
Reviewed by Randall L. McKinion

Jane DeRose Evans
The Coins and the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Economy of Palestine
Reviewed by Mark A. Chancey

Victor Paul Furnish
1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians
Reviewed by Eduard Verhoef

Paul M. Hoskins
Jesus as the Fulfillment of the Temple in the Gospel of John
Reviewed by Mary L. Coloe
Reviewed by Nicholas H. Taylor

Ådna Jostein, ed.
The Formation of the Early Church
Reviewed by Markus Oehler

Bart J. Koet
Dreams and Scripture in Luke-Acts: Collected Essays
Reviewed by David L. Tiede

Jerome H. Neyrey
Give God the Glory: Ancient Prayer and Worship in Cultural Perspective
Reviewed by Tony Costa

Birger A. Pearson
Ancient Gnosticism: Traditions and Literature
Reviewed by James F. McGrath

Calvin J. Roetzel
2 Corinthians
Reviewed by Frank J. Matera

Ward Blanton
Displacing Christian Origins: Philosophy, Secularity, and the New Testament
Reviewed by Claire Clivaz

Albert Eichhorn; trans. Jeffrey Cayzer
The Lord’s Supper in the New Testament
Reviewed by Sakari Hakkinen

Fredrik Lindgard
Paul’s Line of Thought in 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:10
Reviewed by Thomas Schmeller

Mark Roncace and Patrick Gray, eds.
Teaching the Bible through Popular Culture and the Arts
Reviewed by Leonard Greenspoon

Andrew R. Angel
Chaos and the Son of Man: The Hebrew Chaoskampf Tradition in the Period 515 BCE to 200 CE
Reviewed by Lorenzo DiTommaso

J. Harold Ellens, ed.
The Destructive Power of Religion: Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Reviewed by Jan Willem van Henten

John H. Elliott
Conflict, Community, and Honor: 1 Peter in Social-Scientific Perspective
Reviewed by Pheme Perkins

Cristina Grenholm and Daniel Patte, eds.
Gender, Tradition and Romans: Shared Ground, Uncertain Borders
Reviewed by Angela Standhartinger

John Paul Heil
Ephesians: Empowerment to Walk in Love for the Unity of All in Christ
Reviewed by Timothy Gombis

Leo G. Perdue
Wisdom Literature: A Theological History
Reviewed by Bernd U. Schipper

Robert R. Stieglitz
Tel Tanninim: Excavations at Krokodeilon Polis 1996-1999
Reviewed by Jodi Magness

Lieve M. Teugels and Rivka Ulmer, eds.
Midrash and Context: Proceedings of the 2004 and 2005 SBL Consultation on Midrash
Reviewed by Alex P. Jassen

Joseph B. Tyson
Marcion and Luke-Acts: A Defining Struggle
Reviewed by Dieter T. Roth

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