The latest reviews of Biblical Literature – 8 Nov 2008

The following new reviews have been added to the Review of Biblical Literature (RBL): (Click on the titles to go to the reviews)

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  1. Kevin L. Anderson, ‘But God Raised Him from the Dead’: The Theology of Jesus’ Resurrection in Luke-Acts. Reviewed by Ron Clark
  2. Paul Barnett. Paul: Missionary of Jesus. Reviewed by Don Garlington
  3. David A. Brondos. Fortress Introduction to Salvation and the Cross. Reviewed by Ron Clark
  4. Donald Capps. Jesus the Village Psychiatrist. 😉 Reviewed by Pieter F. Craffert
  5. Frank J. Matera, New Testament Theology: Exploring Diversity and Unity. Reviewed by Udo Schnelle
  6. Grant Macaskill, Revealed Wisdom and Inaugurated Eschatology in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity. Reviewed by Brian Han Gregg
  7. Andrew T. Lincoln and Angus Paddison, eds., Christology and Scripture: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Reviewed by Mark Elliott
  8. Klyne R. Snodgrass. Stories with Intent: A Comprehensive Guide to the Parables of Jesus. Reviewed by Ernest van Eck


  1. Alec Gilmore. A Concise Dictionary of Bible Origins and Interpretation. Reviewed by Jan G. van der Watt
  2. H. Klinkott, S. Kubisch, and R. Müller-Wollermann, eds. Geschenke und Steuern, Zölle und Tribute: Antike Abgabenformen in Anspruch und Wirklichkeit. Reviewed by Mark W. Hamilton
  3. Thomas L. Leclerc, Introduction to the Prophets: Their Stories, Sayings, and Scrolls. Reviewed by Bo H. Lim
  4. Theo A. W. van der Louw. Transformations in the Septuagint: Towards an Interaction of Septuagint Studies and Translation Studies. Reviewed by Francis Dalrymple-Hamilton
  5. Sarianna Metso, The Serekh Texts. Reviewed by Ian Werrett
  6. Ela Nutu, Incarnate Word, Inscribed Flesh: John’s Prologue and the Postmodern. Reviewed by Larry D. George
  7. Alexander Samely, Forms of Rabbinic Literature and Thought: An Introduction. Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz
  8. David E. S. Stein, ed. The Contemporary Torah: A Gender-Sensitive Adaptation of the JPS Translation. Reviewed by Linda S. Schearing
  9. Marvin A. Sweeney, I and II Kings: A Commentary. Reviewed by Ernst Axel Knauf
  10. John S. Vassar. Recalling a Story Once Told: An Intertextual Reading of the Psalter and the Pentateuch. Reviewed by Philippus J. Botha
  11. Claus Wilcke, ed. Das geistige Erfassen der Welt im Alten Orient: Sprache, Religion, Kultur und Gesellschaft. Reviewed by David Weisberg
  12. Gary Yamasaki. Watching a Biblical Narrative: Point of View in Biblical Exegesis. Reviewed by David R. Bauer AND Reviewed by Helmut Utzschneider

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