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Dear Logos…

There are two collections which need to be published before the end of December, or I will die.  That’s right, if they aren’t out- I will be killed.  My life is literally in your hands. First- the Dictionary of Classical … Continue reading

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New From John J. Collins

JOHN J. COLLINS Scriptures and Sectarianism Essays on the Dead Sea Scrolls The Dead Sea Scrolls include many texts that were produced by a sectarian movement (and also many that were not). The movement had its origin in disputes about … Continue reading

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A Change of Heart

How did one of the twentieth century’s most celebrated liberals have such a dramatic change of heart? After growing up in the heart of rural Methodism in Oklahoma, Thomas Oden found Marx, Nietzsche and Freud storming into his imagination. He … Continue reading

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The Jewish Study Bible: Second Edition

Arriving today for review is the new edition of the Jewish Study Bible, Edited by Adele Berlin and Marc Zvi Brettler. New to this Edition: Over two dozen new and updated essays Updated annotations for nearly the entire Bible Informative … Continue reading

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Tolstoj als theologischer Denker und Kirchenkritiker

Tolstojs theologische Abhandlungen stehen im Schatten seiner berühmten Romane und sind heute weithin vergessen. Anlässlich des 100. Todestages des Schriftstellers machen die Herausgeber eine Auswahl von ihnen in neuer Übersetzung und teils erstmalig in deutscher Sprache zugänglich. Enthalten sind vollständige … Continue reading

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IVP Academic’s “Readers Choice Awards”

A nifty idea from IVPA. 2014 was a great year for books at InterVarsity Press. Between November 2013 and October 2014, IVP published 117 new titles on topics ranging from missional living, culture making and spiritual formation to creation care, … Continue reading

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Ethics in Ancient Israel, By John Barton

John’s got a new volume out- Offers the first history of ethics in ancient Israel in English in modern times (as opposed to theological studies of biblical ethics for the modern believer). Provides a missing chapter in the history of … Continue reading

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