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INDEX OF BOOK REVIEWS 2002–2015
Volume 50, 2002
AuthorBook ReviewedReviewer
R. J. BauckhamGod Crucified. Monotheism and Christology in the New Testament
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1999)
Anne F. Elvey
Dean P. BechardPaul outside the Walls: A Study of Luke’s Socio-Geographical Universalism in Acts 14:8–20
(Rome: Biblical Institute Press, 2000)
Darryl W. Palmer
F. C. Black, R. Boer
and E. Runions (eds)
The Labour of Reading: Desire, Alienation and Biblical Interpretation
(Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1999)
Anne F. Elvey
Antony F. Campbell
and Mark O’Brien
Unfolding the Deuteronomistic History: Origins, Upgrades, Present Text
(Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2000)
H. Arthur Stamp
David Noel Freedman (ed.)Dictionary of the Bible
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000)
David C. Sim
Arland J. HultgrenThe Parables of Jesus: A Commentary
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000
John W. Pryor
H.-J. KlauckMagic and Paganism in Early Christianity: The World of the Acts of the Apostles
(Edinburgh: T.& T. Clark, 2000)
Darryl W. Palmer
Bruce J. MalinaThe New Jerusalem in the Revelation of John: The City as Symbol of Life with God
(Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2000)
Mary L. Coloe
Robert K. McIverThe Four Faces of Jesus
(Nampa: Pacific Press, 2000)
John T. Squires
Leo G. Perdue (ed.)The Blackwell Companion to the Hebrew Bible
(Oxford: Blackwell, 2001)
Anne Gardner
Stanley E. PorterThe Criteria for Authenticity in Historical Jesus Research: Previous Discussions and New Proposals.
JSNTSup 191. (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000)
David C. Sim
William H. C. ProppExodus 1–18.
Anchor Bible. (New York: Doubleday, 1999)
Richard Treloar
Michael F. TrainorThe Quest for Home: The Household in Mark’s Community
(Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2001)
Mary L. Coloe
Volume 51, 2003
AuthorBook ReviewedReviewer
C. K. BarrettOn Paul: Essays on His Life, Work and Influence
in the Early Church

(London: T. & T. Clark, 2003)
Nigel M. Watson
Margaret M. BeirneWomen and Men in the Fourth Gospel:
A Genuine Discipleship of Equals

(London: Sheffield Academic Press, 2003)
John W. Pryor
Marianne Palmer BonzThe Past as Legacy: Luke–Acts and Ancient Epic
(Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2000)
Darryl W. Palmer
George J. Brooke (ed.)The Birth of Jesus: Biblical and Theological Reflections
(Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 2000)
John W. Pryor
Michael J. GormanCruciformity: Paul’s Narrative Spirituality
of the Cross

(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001)
Nigel M. Watson
Barbara GreenMikhail Bakhtin and Biblical Studies: An Introduction
(Atlanta: SBL Publications, 2000)
Richard Treloar
John Paul HeilThe Meal Scenes in Luke–Acts:
An Audience-Oriented Approach

(Atlanta: SBL Publications, 1999)
Anne F. Elvey
Leslie J. HoppeThe Holy City: Jerusalem in the Theology
of the Old Testament

(Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2000)
Mary L. Coloe
Karen H. Jobes and
Moisés Silva
Invitation to the Septuagint
(Carlisle: Paternoster/Grand Rapids: Baker, 2000)
John W. Wilson
Craig R. KoesterHebrews. Anchor Bible.
(New York: Doubleday, 2001)
Darryl W. Palmer
W. R. G. LoaderJesus and the Fundamentalism of His Day
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001)
H. Arthur Stamp
Ernest C. LucasDaniel
Apollos OT Commentary. (Apollos, 2002)
Anne Gardner
Bruce W. WinterAfter Paul Left Corinth: The Influence of Secular Ethics
and Social Change

(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001)
Nigel M. Watson
Volume 52, 2004
AuthorBook ReviewedReviewer
Joseph BlenkinsoppIsaiah 56–66
Anchor Bible. (New York: Doubleday, 2003)
Anna Grant-Henderson
Roland Boer and Edgar W. Conrad (eds)Redirected Travel: Alternative Journeys and Places
in Biblical Studies

(JSOTSup 382; London: T. & T. Clark, 2003)
Richard Treloar
Raymond E. BrownAn Introduction to the Gospel of John
Edited by F. J. Moloney.
(New York: Doubleday, 2003)
Catherine McCahill
Warren CarterPontius Pilate: Portraits of a Roman Governor
Interfaces. (Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2003)
James S. McLaren
H.-J. KlauckThe Religious Context of Early Christianity
(London: T. & T. Clark, 2000, reprinted 2003)
Darryl W. Palmer
Colin KruseJohn
TNTC. (Leicester: IVP, 2003)
Mary Coloe
Antti Laato and Johannes C. De Moor (eds)Theodicy in the World of the Bible
(Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2003)
Merryl Blair
Judith M. LieuNeither Jew nor Greek?.
(SNTW; London: T. & T. Clark, 2002)
Mary Coloe
Frank J. MateraII Corinthians
NT Library. (Louisville: WJK Press, 2003)
Darryl W. Palmer
T. Staubli and
S. Schroer
Body Symbolism in the Bible
Trans. Linda M. Maloney. (Collegeville , MN: Liturgical Press, 2001)
Anne Elvey
Volume 53, 2005
AuthorBook ReviewedReviewer
Antony F. CampbellJoshua to Chronicles: An Introduction
(Louisville: WJK Press, 2004)
Charles R. Biggs
Brevard S. ChildsThe Struggle to Understand Isaiah as Christian Scripture
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004)
Mark O'Brien
Bruce ChiltonRabbi Paul: An Intellectual Biography
(New York: Doubleday, 2004)
Nigel Watson
Frances Taylor GenchBack to the Well: Women’s Encounters with Jesus in the Gospels
(Louisville: WJK Press, 2004)
Elizabeth Dowling
Murray J. HarrisThe Second Epistle to the Corinthians
(NIGTC; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005)
Nigel Watson
David Instone-BrewerDivorce and Remarriage in the Bible:
The Social and Literary Context

(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002)
Colin G. Kruse
William LoaderSexuality and the Jesus Tradition
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005)
Nigel Watson
Jack R. LundbomJeremiah 21–36
(Anchor Bible; New York: Doubleday, 2004)
John Hill
Judith McKinlayReframing Her: Biblical Women in Postcolonial Focus
(Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2004)
Mark G. Brett
Donald P. Senior and Daniel J. Harrington1 Peter, Jude and 2 Peter
(Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2003)
Darryl W. Palmer
Bruce W. WinterRoman Wives, Roman Widows: The Appearance of New Women in the Pauline Communities
(Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2003)
Darryl W. Palmer
Ben Witherington III and Darlene HyattPaul’s Letter to the Romans: A
Socio-Rhetorical Commentary

(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004)
Colin G. Kruse
Volume 54, 2006
AuthorBook ReviewedReviewer
Carl E. Braaten and Christopher R. Seitz (eds)I Am the Lord Your God: Christian Reflections on the Ten Commandments
(Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2005)
Shawn W. Flynn
Eldon J. EppJunia: The First Woman Apostle
(Minneapolis: Fortress, 2005)
Nigel Watson
Brian J. IncigneriThe Gospel to the Romans: The Setting and Rhetoric of Mark’s Gospel
(Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2003)
Keith D. Dyer
Isaac KalimiThe Reshaping of Ancient Israelite History in Chronicles
(Winona Lakes, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2005)
Anne E. Gardner
Gary N. KnoppersI Chronicles 1–9; II Chronicles 10–29
(AB: New York: Doubleday, 2004)
Anne E. Gardner
William LoaderThe Septuagint, Sexuality, and the New Testament
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004)
Paul Tonson
Richard N. LongeneckerStudies in Paul, Exegetical and Theological
(New Testament Monographs 2; Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2004)
Nigel Watson
Francis J. MoloneyThe Gospel of John: Text and Context
Biblical Interpretation Series 72. (Leiden: Brill, 2005)
Mary Coloe
E. Randolph RichardsPaul and First-Century Letter Writing, Secretaries, Composition and Collection
(Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2004)
Nigel Watson
Andrew G. SheadThe Open Book and the Sealed Book: Jeremiah 32 in Its Hebrew and Greek Recensions
JSOTSup 347. (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic, 2002).
John Hill
Martin A. ShieldsThe End of Wisdom: A Reappraisal of the Historical and Canonical Function of Ecclesiastes
(Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 2006)
Marianne Dacy
Hyeon Woo ShinTextual Criticism and the Synoptic Problem in Historical Jesus Research: The Search for Valid Criteria
(Leuven: Peeters, 2004)
Bradly S. Billings
Howard N. WallaceWords to God, Word from God: The Psalms in the Prayer and Preaching of the Church
(Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005)
Merryl Blair
Volume 55, 2007
AuthorBook ReviewedReviewer
Dale C. AllisonResurrecting Jesus: The Earliest Christian Tradition and Its Interpreters
(New York: T & T Clark International, 2005)
Nigel Watson
J. BlenkinsoppOpening the Sealed Book: Interpretations of the Book of Isaiah in Late Antiquity
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006)
Anne E. Gardner
Mary L. ColoeDwelling in the Household of God: Johannine Ecclesiology and Spirituality
(Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 2007)
Francis J. Moloney
Anne F. ElveyAn Ecological Feminist Reading of the Gospel of Luke: A Gestational Paradigm
(Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 2005)
Elizabeth Dowling
Ulrich LuzStudies in Matthew
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005)
Mary L. Coloe
John Riches and
David C. Sim (eds)
The Gospel of Matthew in its Roman Imperial Context
(London: T&T Clark, 2005)
Darryl W. Palmer
Jay SklarSin, Impurity, Sacrifice, Atonement: The Priestly Conceptions
(Hebrew Bible Monographs 2; Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2005)
Darryl W. Palmer
Stephen VoorwindeJesus’ Emotions in the Fourth Gospel: Human or Divine?
(Library of New Testament Studies 284; London: T&T Clark, 2005)
Darryl W. Palmer
Volume 56, 2008
AuthorBook ReviewedReviewer
Wilma A. Bailey“You Shall Not Kill” or “You Shall Not Murder”? The Assault on a Biblical Text
(Collegeville: Michael Glazier, 2005)
Carolyn Finamor
Richard BauckhamJesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eye-witness Testimony
(Grand Rapids, Michigan/Cambridge, U.K.: Eerdmans, 2006).
Darryl W. Palmer
Richard J. CassidyFour Times Peter: Portrayals of Peter in the Four Gospels and at Philippi
(Interfaces; Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2006)
Brendan Byrne
Jörg Frey, Jan G. Van der Watt and Ruben Zimmermann (eds)Imagery in the Gospel of John: Terms, Forms, Themes and Theology of Johannine Figurative Language
(WUNT 200; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2006)
William Loader
W. HorburyMessianism among Jews and Christians
(London: T. & T. Clark, 2003)
Anne E. Gardner
Lynn R. HuberLike a Bride Adorned: Reading Metaphor in John’s Apocalypse
(Emory Studies in Early Christianity; New York: T & T Clark, 2007)
Mary L. Coloe
L. W. HurtadoThe Earliest Christian Artifacts: Manuscripts and Christian Origins
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006)
Darryl W. Palmer
Gary N. Knoppers and Bernard M. Levinson (eds)The Pentateuch as Torah: New Models for Understanding Its Promulgation and Acceptance
(Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2007)
Gregory Goswell
Timothy J. M. LingThe Judaean Poor and the Fourth Gospel
(SNTSMS 136; Cambridge: CUP, 2006)
Mary L. Coloe
Frank J. MateraGalatians
(Sacra Pagina 9; Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 2007)
Ian J. Elmer
Alan C. MitchellHebrews
(Sacra Pagina; Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2007)
Darryl W. Palmer
Yuzuru MiuraDavid in Luke-Acts: His Portrayal in
the Light of Early Judaism

(WUNT 2/232; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2007)
Peter Mallen
Brian S. RosnerGreed as Idolatry: The Origin and Meaning of a Pauline Metaphor
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007)
Gregory Goswell
Todd A. WilsonThe Curse of the Law and the Crisis in Galatia
(WUNT 2/225; Tbingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2007)
Ian J. Elmer
Online Review Only (not in printed journal):
Peter J. ScaerThe Lukan Passion and the Praiseworthy Death
(New Testament Monographs 10; Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2005)
Anne E. Elvey
Volume 57, 2009
AuthorBook ReviewedReviewer
Brendan ByrneA Costly Freedom: A Theological Reading of Mark’s Gospel
(Strathfield, NSW: St Pauls, 2008)
Mary Coloe
A. F. CampbellGod and Bible: Exploring Stories from Genesis to Job
(New York: Paulist Press, 2008)
Mark A. O’Brien
Beverley R. Gaventa & Richard B. Hays (eds)Seeking the Identity of Jesus: A Pilgrimage
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008)
Bronwyn Naismith
Timothy C. GrayThe Temple in the Gospel of Mark
(WUNT 2/242; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2007)
Brian J. Incigneri
Isaac KalimiAn Ancient Israelite Historian. Studies in the Chronicler, His Time, Place and Writing
(Studia Semitica Neerlandica 46; Assen: Van Gorcum, 2005)
Anne E. Gardner
Isaac KalimiEarly Jewish Exegesis and Theological Controversy: Studies in Scripture in the Shadow of Internal and External Controversies
(Jewish and Christian Heritage Series 2; Assen: Van Gorcum, 2002)
Anne E. Gardner
Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, Ellen Bradshaw Aitken & Jonathan A. Draper (Eds)The Bible in the Public Square: Reading the Signs of the Times
(Minneapolis: Fortress, 2008)
Mark A. O’Brien
Matthew LeveringEzra and Nehemiah
(SCM Theological Commentary; London: SCM, 2008)
Mark A. O’Brien
William LoaderThe New Testament with Imagination:
A Fresh Approach to its Writings and Themes

(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007)
Bronwyn Naismith
Øystein LundWay Metaphors and Way Topics in Isaiah 40–55
(FAT 2/28; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2007)
Peter Mallen
John P. MeierA Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus. Vol. IV: Law and Love
(New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009)
Nigel Watson
Rick StrelanLuke the Priest. The Authority of the Author of the Third Gospel
(Aldershot UK/Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2008)
Merrill Kitchen
Mark D. ThompsonA Clear and Present Word: The Clarity of Scripture
(New Studies in Biblical Theology 21; Nottingham: Apollos, 2006)
Gregory Goswell
Adam WinnThe Purpose of Mark’s Gospel: An Early Christian Response to Roman Imperial Propaganda
(WUNT 2/245; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008)
Brian J. Incigneri
Online Review Only (not in printed journal):
John L. ThompsonReading the Bible with the Dead. What You Can Learn from the History of Exegesis That You Can’t Learn from Exegesis Alone
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007)
Igal German
Volume 58, 2010
AuthorBook ReviewedReviewer
David L. BakerTight Fists or Open Hands? Wealth and Poverty in Old Testament Law
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009)
Merryl L. Blair
Mark J. BodaA Severe Mercy. Sin and Its Remedy in the Old Testament
(Siphrut; Literature and Theology of the Hebrew Scriptures 1; Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2009)
Mark A. O’Brien
Robert P. DebeljakHidden in Plain Sight: Esther and a Marginalised Hermeneutic
(Cambridge, UK: Lutterworth, 2008)
Richard Treloar
Gordon D. FeeThe First and Second Letters to the Thessalonians
(Grand Rapids MI: Eerdmans, 2009)
Sean Winter
Stephen FinlanThe Apostle Paul and the Pauline Tradition
(Collegeville MN: Liturgical/Michael Glazier, 2008)
Sean Winter
Horace D. HummelEzekiel 1–20, Ezekiel 21–48
(Concordia Commentary; St. Louis: Concordia, 2005, 2007)
John W. Wilson
John W. OlleyEzekiel: A Commentary based on Iezekiel in Codex Vaticanus
(Septuagint Commentary Series; Leiden: Brill, 2009)
Greg Goswell
David G. PetersonThe Acts of the Apostles
(The Pillar New Testament Commentary; Grand Rapids, Michigan/Cambridge, U.K.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, and Nottingham, England: Apollos, 2009)
Darryl W. Palmer
Stanley E. Porter & Mark J. Boda (eds)Translating the New Testament: Text, Translation, Theology
(Grand Rapids MI: Eerdmans, 2009)
Michael Theophilos
Benjamin E. ReynoldsThe Apocalyptic Son of Man in the Gospel of John
(WUNT 2/249; Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008)
Anne E. Gardner
Andrew E. SteinmannDaniel
(Concordia Commentary; St Louis: Concordia, 2008)
Anne E. Gardner
Anthony C. ThiseltonFirst Corinthians: A Shorter Exegetical and Pastoral Commentary
(Grand Rapids, Michigan/Cambridge, UK: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2006)
John W. Wilson
Online Review Only (not in printed journal):
Peter T. H. HattonContradiction in the Book of Proverbs: The Deep Waters of Counsel
(Society for Old Testament Study Monographs; Aldershot, Hampshire: Ashgate, 2008)
John W. Wilson
Sandra HübenthalTransformation und Aktualisierung: Zur Rezeption von Sach 9-14 im Neuen Testament
(Stuttgarter Biblische Beiträge 57; Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 2006)
Steffen Jöris
John S. KloppenbergThe Tenants in the Vineyard: Ideology, Economics and Agrarian Conflict in Jewish Palestine
(Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2006)
Deborah Storie
Hugh S. PyperAn Unsuitable Book: The Bible as Scandalous Text
(The Bible in the Modern World 7; Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2005)
John Wright
Volume 59, 2011
AuthorBook ReviewedReviewer
Michael F. BirdAre You The One Who Is To Come?: The Historical Jesus and the Messianic Question
(Michigan: Baker Academic, 2009)
Steffen Jöris
Thomas B. DozemanCommentary on Exodus
(The Eerdmans Critical Commentary; Grand Rapids/Cambridge: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2009)
Mark A. O’Brien
Robert H. GundryCommentary on the New Testament: Verse-by-Verse Explanations with a Literal Translation
(Peabody: Hendrickson, 2010)
Bronwyn Naismith
Larry R. HelyerThe Witness of Jesus, Paul and John: An Exploration in Biblical Theology
(Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press Academic, 2008)
Bronwyn Naismith
Craig S. KeenerThe Historical Jesus of the Gospels
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009)
John W. Pryor
Bernard M. LevinsonLegal Revision and Religious Renewal in Ancient Israel
(New York: Cambridge University, 2008)
Megan Warner
Bernard M. Levinson“The Right Chorale,” in Studies in Biblical Law and Interpretation
(Forschungen zum Alten Testament 54; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008).
Megan Warner
Matthew J. MarohlJoseph’s Dilemma: “Honour Killing” in the Birth Narrative of Matthew
(Cambridge UK: James Clark, 2010)
Merrill Kitchen
Steven L. McKenzieIntroduction to the Historical Books: Strategies for Reading
(Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans 2010)
Carolyn Alsen
Francis J. MoloneyLife of Jesus in Icons from the “Bible of Tbilisi”
(Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press, 2008)
Lawrence Cross
Peter T. O’BrienThe Letter to the Hebrews
(Grand Rapids MI: Eerdmans, 2010)
James Stacey
Michael ReichardtEndgericht durch den Menschensohn? Zur eschatologischen Funktion des Menschensohnes im Markusevangelium
(Stuttgarter Biblische Beitrüge 62; Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 2009)
Steffen Jöris
Hans-Georg Von MutiusNichtmasoretische Bibelzitate im Midrasch ha-Gadol (13./14. Jahrhundert)
(Judentum und Umwelt 80; Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2010)
Francis I. Anderson
Volume 60, 2012
AuthorBook ReviewedReviewer
Brendan ByrneGalatians and Romans
(Strathfield, NSW: St Paul’s Publications, 2010)
Keith Dyer
Alan H. CadwalladerBeyond the Word of a Woman: Recovering the Bodies of the Syrophoenician Women
(Hindmarsh, SA: ATF Press, 2008)
Anne Elvey
Diana V. Edelman, Philip R. Davies, Christopher Nihan, Thomas RömerOpening the Books of Moses
(Bible World; Sheffield: Equinox, 2012)
Mark A. O’Brien
John Paul HeilPhilippians: Let Us Rejoice in Being Conformed to Christ
(Early Christianity and its Literature 3; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2010)
Sean F. Winter
Dennis J.HortonDeath and Resurrection: The Shape and Function of a Literary Motif in the Book of Acts
(Cambridge: James Clarke & Co, 2011)
Darryl W. Palmer
Isaac KalimiThe Retelling of Chronicles in Jewish Tradition and Literature: A Historical Journey
(Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 2009)
Anne Gardner
J. R. Daniel KirkUnlocking Romans: Resurrection and the Justification of God
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008)
Sean F. Winter
Dorothy A. LeeHallowed in Truth and Love: Spirituality in the Johannine Literature
(Melbourne: Mosaic Press, 2011)
Richard Treloar
William LoaderPhilo, Josephus, and the Testaments on Sexuality: Attitudes Towards Sexuality in Writings of Philo and Josephus and in the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011)
Sean F. Winter
Emanuel TovTextual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible
(3rd edition, revised and expanded; Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2012)
Ian Young
Stephen VoorwindeJesus’ Emotions in the Gospels
(London and New York: T&T Clark, 2011)
Darryl W. Palmer
Amy C. Merrill WillisDissonance and the Drama of Divine Sovereignty in the Book of Daniel
(New York: T & T Clark International, 2010)
Anne Gardner
Volume 61, 2013
AuthorBook ReviewedReviewer
Scott A. AshmonBirth Annunciations in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near East. A Literary Analysis of the Forms and Functions of the Heavenly Foretelling of the Destiny of a Special Child
(Lewiston-Queenston-Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2012)
Mark O’Brien
Francis Dalyrymple-HamiltonBreaking through the Massoretic Barrier: A Re-Consideration of the Old Greek Text of Job 24:13–20; 26:4–14; 28:13–22 and 30:25–31:8
(Edinburgh: The Edina Press, 2013)
Lucy Davey
Francis Dalyrymple-HamiltonAn Inductive Grammar of Biblical Aramaic with Particular Reference to Daniel 24b–728
(The Edina Press, Edinburgh, 2012)
Anne E. Gardner
Nicolas FarellyThe Disciples in the Fourth Gospel: A Narrative Analysis of their Faith and Understanding
(WUNT 2/290; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010)
Ruth Sheridan
Hemchand GossaiBarrenness and Blessing: Abraham, Sarah, and the Journey of Faith
(Cambridge: James Clarke & Co, 2011)
Anne Elvey
William G. HupperAn Index to English Periodical Literature on the Old Testament and Ancient Near Eastern Studies
(Lanham, Toronto / Plymouth UK: The Scarecrow Press Inc., and American Theological Library Association, 2011)
Mark O’Brien
Jerome Murphy-O’ConnorKeys to Galatians: Collected Essays
(Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2012)
Christopher J. Monaghan
Irene NowellPleading, Cursing, Praising: Conversing with God through the Psalms
(Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2013)
Mary Reaburn
Mark O’BrienSunday Matters: Reflections on the Lectionary Readings for Year C
(Adelaide: Australian Theological Forum, 2012)
Mary L. Coloe
B. Ward PowersThe Progressive Publication of Matthew: An Explanation of the Writing of the Synoptic Gospels
(Nashville TN: B&H Publishing Group, 2010)
Rod Doyle
Kristen Moen SaxegaardCharacter Complexity in the Book of Ruth
(Forschungen zum Alten Testament 2/47; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010)
Ruth Sheridan
Andrew G. SheadA Mouth Full of Fire. The Word of God in the Words of Jeremiah
(New Studies in Biblical Theology 29; Downers Grove, Illinois: Apollos, Inter-Varsity Press, 2012)
Val Billingham
Sebastian R. SmolarzCovenant and the Metaphor of Divine Marriage in Biblical Thought: A Study with Special Reference to the Book of Revelation
(Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2011)
Jon Newton
Online Review Only (not in printed journal):
Douglas A. CampbellThe Deliverance of God: An Apocalyptic Rereading of Justification in Paul
(Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2009). Pp. 1245. Paperback. US$55.00.
Francis L. Andersen
Volume 62, 2014
AuthorBook ReviewedReviewer
R. Bieringer, M. S. Ibita, D. Kukek-Chomycz, T. A. Vollmer (eds)Theologizing in the Corinthian Conflict: Studies in the Exegesis and Theology of 2 Corinthians
(Leuven: Peeters, 2013)
David Starling
Miryam T. BrandEvil Within and Without: The Source of Sin and Its Nature as Portrayed in Second Temple Literature
(Journal of Ancient Judaism Supplements, 9; Gottingen: Vandenhoek & Ruprecht, 2013)
David Jackson
Hannah M. Cotton, Leah Di Segni, Werner Eck, Benjamin Isaac, Alla Kushir-Stein, Haggai Misgav, Jonathan Price and Ada Yardeni (eds)Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palaestinae, Volume 1: Jerusalem, Part 2: 705–1120
(Berlin: De Gruyter, 2012)
Bronwyn Naismith
Isaac Kalimi and Seth Richardson (eds)Sennacherib at the Gates of Jerusalem: Story, History and Historiography
(Culture and History of the Ancient Near East 71; Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2014)
Anne E. Gardner
Kristen M. SaxegaardCharacter Complexity in the Book of Ruth
(Forschungen zum Alten Testament 2/47; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010)
Ruth Sheridan
Ruth SheridanRetelling Scripture. ‘The Jews’ and the Scriptural Citations in John 1:19–12:15
(BIS 110; Leiden: Brill, 2012)
Dorothy Lee
Mitzi J. Smith and Jayachitra Lalitha (eds)Teaching All Nations: Interrogating the Matthean Great Commission
(Minneapolis: Fortress, 2014)
Darren Cronshaw
Peter A. SutcliffeIs There an Author in This Text? Discovering the Otherness of the Text
(Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2014)
Jon Newton
John C. ThomasThe Apocalypse: A Literary and Theological Commentary
(Cleveland, TN: CTP Press, 2012)
Jon Newton
Lorne R. ZelyckJohn among the Other Gospels
(Wissenshcaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2/347; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013)
Ruth Sheridan
Niu Zhixiong“The King Lifted up His Voice and Wept.” David's Mourning in the Second Book of Samuel
(Tesi Gregoriana, Serie Teologia 200; Rome: Pontifical Biblical Institute; Gregorian & Biblical Press, 2013)
Mark O’Brien
Volume 63, 2015
AuthorBook ReviewedReviewer
Brendan ByrneLife Abounding: A Reading of John’s Gospel
(Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2014)
Mary L. Coloe
Douglas A. CampbellFraming Paul: An Epistolary Biography
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014)
Toan Do
David J. A. Clines (ed.) Job 38–42
(Word Biblical Commentary Volume 18B; Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2011)
Val Billingham
Tobias HänerBleibendes Nachwirken des Exils: Eine Untersuchung zur kanonischen Endgestalt des Ezechielbuches
(HBS 78; Freiburg: Herder, 2014)
Janina Hiebel
Nicholas P. LunnThe Original Ending of Mark: A New Case for the Authenticity of Mark 16:9–20
(Cambridge: James Clarke & Co., 2014)
Stephen C. Carlson
Carol A. Newsom with Brenden W. BreedDaniel: A Commentary
(The Old Testament Library; Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2014).
Anne Gardner
John Riches (ed.) The New Cambridge History of the Bible, Volume 4: From 1750 to the Present
(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015)
Sean F. Winter
Benjamin L. WhiteRemembering Paul: Ancient and Modern Contests over the Image of the Apostle
(New York: Oxford University Press, 2014)
Benjamin A. Edsall
Lindsay WilsonJob
(The Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2015)
Andrew Brown
Volume 64, 2016
AuthorBook ReviewedReviewer
Daniel I. BlockRuth
(Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the Old Testament. A Discourse Analysis of the Hebrew Bible; Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2015)
Val Billingham
Stacy DavisHaggai Malachi
(Wisdom Commentary Volume 39; Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2015)
Val Billingham
John H. ElliottBeware the Evil Eye: The Evil Eye in the Bible and the Ancient World. Volume 1: Introduction, Mesopotamia, and Egypt
(Cambridge: James Clarke & Co., 2016)
Carolyn Alsen
James D. G. DunnNeither Jew nor Greek: A Contested Identity. Christianity in the Making, Volume 3
(Grand Rapids; Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2015)
Benjamin A. Edsall
Michael WolterPaul: An Outline of His Theology
(trans. Robert L. Brawley; Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2015)
Stephen C. Carlson
Siu Fung WuSuffering in Romans
(Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2015)
Jon Newton
Alan H. CadwalladerFragments of Colossae: Sifting through the Traces
(Hindmarsh: ATF Press, 2015), including Chapter 6, “Weaving Threads: Clothing in Colossae,” by Rosemary Canavan
Keith Dyer
Steven GrabinerRevelation’s Hymns: Commentary on the Cosmic Conflict
(Library of New Testament Studies 511; London: Bloomsbury, 2015)
Jon Newton