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RBL Highlights: 7/1/08

And now, additional selections from today’s RBL. I’m looking forward to reading a few of these myself throughout the course of the week, and possibly posting a few of my reactions/responses here.

Paul N. Anderson, Felix Just, S.J., and Tom Thatcher, eds.
John, Jesus, and History: Volume 1, Critical Appraisals of Critical Views
Reviewed by Mark A. Matson

David Catchpole
Jesus People: The Historical Jesus and the Beginnings of Community
Reviewed by Paul Foster

John Granger Cook
The Interpretation of the Old Testament in Greco-Roman Paganism
Reviewed by David Lincicum

Hubertus R. Drobner; Siegfried Schatzmann, trans.
The Fathers of the Church: A Comprehensive Introduction
Reviewed by Wilhelm Pratscher

Zev Garber, ed.
Mel Gibson’s Passion: The Film, the Controversy, and Its Implications
Reviewed by W. R. Telford

Thomas J. Kraus
Ad fontes: Original Manuscripts and Their Significance for Studying Early Christianity: Selected Essays
Reviewed by Christopher Tuckett

Amy-Jill Levine, ed., with Maria Mayo Robbins
A Feminist Companion to the New Testament Apocrypha
Reviewed by Heike Omerzu

Yuzuru Miura
David in Luke-Acts: His Portrayal in the Light of Early Judaism
Reviewed by Steven Cox

Stephen W. Need
The Gospels Today: Challenging Readings of John, Mark, Luke and Matthew
Reviewed by Peter J. Judge

Birger A. Pearson
Ancient Gnosticism: Traditions and Literature
Reviewed by Philip L. Tite

Richard D. Phillips
Hebrews
Reviewed by Knut Backhaus

Brant Pitre
Jesus, the Tribulation, and the End of the Exile: Restoration Eschatology and the Origin of the Atonement
Reviewed by John A. Dennis

Laurence M. Vance
Guide to Prepositions in the Greek New Testament
Reviewed by Paul Elbert

Robby Waddell
The Spirit of the Book of Revelation
Reviewed by Jan A. du Rand

Mark Wilson
Charts on the Book of Revelation: Literary, Historical, and Theological Perspectives
Reviewed by Jan G. van der Watt

Magnus Zetterholm, ed.
The Messiah in Early Judaism and Christianity
Reviewed by James H. Charlesworth

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