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RBL Highlights: 7/9/09

A few highlights from this week’s Review of Biblical Literature. Note the volume in honor of the recently retired Eric Meyers, which is co-edited by the venerable Prof. Tom McCullough (one of my favorite professors at Centre).

Paul N. Anderson, Felix Just, S.J., and Tom Thatcher, eds.
John, Jesus, and History, Volume 1: Critical Appraisals of Critical Views
Reviewed by Jan G. van der Watt

Timothy K. Beal and Tod Linafelt, eds.
Mel Gibson’s Bible: Religion, Popular Culture, and The Passion of the Christ
Reviewed by William Telford

Richard J. Clifford, ed.
Wisdom Literature in Mesopotamia and Israel
Reviewed by John Mason
Reviewed by Andrew E. Steinmann

Richard M. Davidson
Flame of Yahweh: Sexuality in the Old Testament
Reviewed by Gerrie Snyman

Douglas R. Edwards and C. Thomas McCollough, eds.
The Archaeology of Difference: Gender, Ethnicity, Class and the “Other” in Antiquity: Studies in Honor of Eric M. Meyers
Reviewed by Cynthia M. Baker

Daniel K. Falk
The Parabiblical Texts: Strategies for Extending the Scriptures among the Dead Sea Scrolls
Reviewed by Lee Martin McDonald

David Flusser, with R. Steven Notley
The Sage from Galilee: Rediscovering Jesus’ Genius
Reviewed by Robert L. Brawley

Philip S. Johnston, ed.
The IVP Introduction to the Bible
Reviewed by Douglas Estes

Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta
Acta Andreae Apocrypha: A New Perspective on the Nature, Intention and Significance of the Primitive Text
Reviewed by Lee Martin McDonald

Sara Parvis and Paul Foster, eds.
Justin Martyr and His Worlds
Reviewed by Shawn W. J. Keough

Jaroslav Pelikan
Acts
Reviewed by John B. F. Miller

F. E. Peters
The Voice, the Word, the Books: The Sacred Scripture of the Jews, Christians, and Muslims
Reviewed by Kirk R. MacGregor

Kocku von Stuckrad, ed.; Robert Barr, trans.
The Brill Dictionary of Religion
Reviewed by Wolfram Reiss

Geza Vermes
The Resurrection: History and Myth
Reviewed by Tony Costa
Reviewed by Michael R. Licona

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