Saturday, February 2, 2008

RBL Highlights: 2/2/08

More exciting reviews from this week's Review of Biblical Literature:

Douglas A. Campbell
The Quest for Paul's Gospel: A Suggested Strategy
Reviewed by Matt Jackson-McCabe

Gordon D. Fee
Pauline Christology: An Exegetical-Theological Study
Reviewed by Don Garlington
Reviewed by Matthew Montonini

Anthony Grafton and Megan Williams
Christianity and the Transformation of the Book: Origen, Eusebius, and the Library of Caesarea
Reviewed by Claudio Zamagni

Pieter W. van der Horst
Jews and Christians in Their Graeco-Roman Context: Selected Essays on Early Judaism, Samaritanism, Hellenism, and Christianity
Reviewed by Christoph Stenschke

Jaclyn L. Maxwell
Christianization and Communication in Late Antiquity: John Chrysostom and His Congregation in Antioch
Reviewed by David Brian Warner

Patrick D. Miller
The Way of the Lord: Essays in Old Testament Theology
Reviewed by Walter Brueggemann

Friday, February 1, 2008

Edward L. Greenstein Lectures on Job

Beginning next week:

The Program in Judaic Studies with the Department of Religious Studies,
the Yale Divinity School, and Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale
Presents The 2008 Stanley H. Arffa Visiting Scholar

Edward L. Greenstein

Professor of Bible and Gwendolyn and Joseph Straus Distinguished Scholar at
Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel

A three-part series: "Is God Just, or Just God?---Rethinking Job”
February 7th – 4:00pm – “The Problem of Evil in the Book of Job” (Lecture)
February 13th – 4:00pm – “Job on Trial: Another Look at the Prose Tale” (Seminar)
February 20th – 4:00pm – “Is Everybody at Fault?: Another Look at the Dialogues in Job” (Seminar)

All talks will take place at 4:00pm, Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life
at Yale, 80 Wall Street, New Haven, CT

Sunday, January 27, 2008

RBL Highlights: 1/27/08

A few highlights from this week's Review of Biblical Literature:

John M. G. Barclay, trans.
Flavius Josephus: Against Apion
Reviewed by René Bloch

Jeannine K. Brown
Scripture as Communication: Introducing Biblical Hermeneutics
Reviewed by Tony Costa

Philip F. Esler and Ronald A. Piper
Lazarus, Mary and Martha: A Social-Scientific and Theological Reading of John
Reviewed by Peter Phillips

Thomas R. Hatina, ed.
Biblical Interpretation in Early Christian Gospels: Vol. 1: The Gospel of Mark
Reviewed by David du Toit

Christine Helmer, ed.
The Multivalence of Biblical Texts and Theological Meanings
Reviewed by Christoph Stenschke

Robert Tannehill
The Shape of Luke's Story: Essays on Luke-Acts
Reviewed by Robert F. O'Toole

Stephen Voorwinde
Jesus' Emotions in the Fourth Gospel: Human or Divine?
Reviewed by William R. G. Loader