Category Archives: Books

Fortress Press Has Revised its Review Copy Policy

Fortress Press has changed its review policy. They write We have recently updated our review copy policy and are offering digital versions to bloggers and reviewers via http://www.edelweiss.abovethetreeline.com since it is hard for us to measure what return we get … Continue reading

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Constantine Tischendorf: The Life and Work of a 19th Century Bible Hunter

Bloomsbury have mailed along a copy of this brand spanking new work by Stan Porter: Constantine von Tischendorf was a pioneer. He existed in an age when biblical studies as we know it was being formed, when the quest for … Continue reading

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That New Book Smell…

This arrived last night- with my thanks to Herman Selderhuis for sending it.  It’s a real resource for Church historians.  It’s encyclopedic really, and I was happy to play a very, very minor part in helping it along. There’s nothing … Continue reading

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New from Our Friends at TVZ

TVZ is here and their North American distributor is ISD.

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The Commentary Gets a New Review! A Guest Post

When I was young I wondered about the meaning of Scripture.  When I became older, after a visit to Damascus, I learned the truth.  Or so I thought. Later on, I read a lot and wrote a lot and read … Continue reading

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Die Bekenntnisschriften der Evangelisch-Lutherischen Kirche

These three volumes have just appeared from V&R.  The first is a very large collection of the Lutheran confessions and the two others are assemblages of the material and technical research on those confessions. For the first time since the … Continue reading

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More Scrolls Stuff From Your Friend John

Scriptures and Sectarianism: Essays on the Dead Sea Scrolls, by John J. Collins 9783161532108 Hardback, xiv, 329 pages Publication Date: September 2014 Regular Price: $203.00 / Special Offer Price: $163.00 Publisher: Mohr Siebeck Series: Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament, 332 … Continue reading

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