Wednesday, 31 October 2007

Review of Biblical Literature: Oct 26, 2007

The following new reviews have been added to the Review of Biblical Literature. It is interesting to note that this issue contains mainly studies in the Hebrew Bible.

Karl Donfried
Who Owns the Bible?: Toward the Recovery of a Christian Hermeneutic
Reviewed by J. R. Daniel Kirk

Johanna Dorman
The Blemished Body: Deformity and Disability in the Qumran Scrolls
Reviewed by Jeremy Schipper

Richard Horsley, editor
Oral Performance, Popular Tradition, and Hidden Transcript in Q
Reviewed by Joseph Verheyden

Gerald Klingbeil
Bridging the Gap: Ritual and Ritual Texts in the Bible
Reviewed by Wes Bergen

Max K├╝chler
Jerusalem: Ein Handbuch und Studienreisef├╝hrer zur Heiligen Stadt
Reviewed by Gabriele Fassbeck

Marta Lavik
A People Tall and Smooth-Skinned: The Rhetoric of Isaiah 18
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

Scott Noegel
Nocturnal Ciphers: The Allusive Language of Dreams in the Ancient Near East
Reviewed by Robert Gnuse

Lucretia Yaghjian
Writing Theology Well: A Rhetoric for Theological and Biblical Writers
Reviewed by Mark Reasoner

Daniel N. Schowalter and Steven J. Friesen, editors
Urban Religion in Roman Corinth: Interdisciplinary Approaches
Reviewed by Jonathan Reed

Anna Silvas
Gregory of Nyssa: The Letters: Introduction, Translation and Commentary
Reviewed by Ilaria Ramelli

Giuseppe Veltri
Libraries, Translations, and 'Canonic' Texts: The Septuagint, Aquilla and Ben Sira in the Jewish and Christian Traditions
Reviewed by Pancratius Beentjes

John H. Walton
Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament: Introducing the Conceptual World of the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Alan Lenzi

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