21
Sep
09

RBL Highlights: 9/21/09

Highlights from the most recent edition of the Review of Biblical Literature.  There are a number of excellent contributions, but Seán P. Kealy’s assessment of Lori Anne Farrell’s The Bible and the People left me wanting a little more:

I like this exploration of such a vast subject and will often consult it in the years to come.

Seriously?  Come on… give us two sentences, at least.  😉

L. Stephanie Cobb
Dying to Be Men: Gender and Language in Early Christian Martyr Texts
Reviewed by Jan Willem van Henten

J. Edward Crowley and Paul L. Danove
The Rhetoric of Characterization of God, Jesus, and Jesus’ Disciples in the Gospel of Mark
Reviewed by Seán P. Kealy

Ellen F. Davis
Scripture, Culture, and Agriculture: An Agrarian Reading of the Bible
Reviewed by Philip F. Esler

F. Gerald Downing
God with Everything: The Divine in the Discourse of the First Christian Century
Reviewed by Michael Lakey

Lori Anne Ferrell
The Bible and the People
Reviewed by Seán P. Kealy

Joseph A. Fitzmyer
A Guide to the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature
Reviewed by Shayna Sheinfeld

William H. Jennings
Storms over Genesis: Biblical Battleground in America’s Wars of Religion
Reviewed by Michael D. Matlock

Matthew J. Marohl
Faithfulness and the Purpose of Hebrews: A Social Identity Approach
Reviewed by Renate Viveen Hood

Etienne Nodet
The Historical Jesus? Necessity and Limits of an Inquiry
Reviewed by James West

Julia M. O’Brien
Challenging Prophetic Metaphor: Theology and Ideology in the Prophets
Reviewed by Bo H. Lim

Mikeal C. Parsons
Acts
Reviewed by I. Howard Marshall

Ilaria Ramelli and David Konstan
Terms for Eternity: Aiônios and Aïdios in Classical and Christian Texts
Reviewed by Jan G. van der Watt

Kevin J. Vanhoozer, ed.
Theological Interpretation of the New Testament: A Book-by-Book Survey
Reviewed by Erik Heen

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