Category Archives: Book of the Week

Biblical Narratives, Archaeology and Historicity: Essays In Honour of Thomas L. Thompson

A Festschrift for a more than deserving friend (and my copy has arrived!): This volume collects essays from an international body of leading scholars in Old Testament studies, focused upon the key concepts of the question of historicity of biblical … Continue reading

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The Theology of Heinrich Bullinger

W.P. Stephens’ last work before his untimely death was a volume on the theology of Heinrich Bullinger. This work was virtually fully completed save the chapter on the Lord’s Supper and has been edited by Joe Mock and Jim West … Continue reading

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The Presentation of the Thomas L. Thompson Festschrift in Warsaw

From the editors of the Festschrift, this news: Dear Colleagues, As You know we wanted to present the pre-print version of the TLT Volume to Tom during current EABS meeting in Warsaw. We have managed to include all recently made … Continue reading

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Makers of the Modern Theological Mind: Rudolf Bultmann

Decades ago Morris Ashcraft wrote the definitive exposition of the theology of Rudolf Bultmann.  It also went out of print decades ago and became a classic in the meanwhile. Hendrickson has, thankfully, republished this masterpiece in paperback and made it … Continue reading

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An Interview with James R. Edwards- Author of ‘Between the Swastika and the Sickle: The Life, Execution, and Disappearance of Ernst Lohmeyer’

Q. Your book is a fantastic example of the biographical genre. What is it about biographies, in your estimation that are so engaging? A. Yes, biographies have a special power! I think they are engaging because peoples’ lives are generally … Continue reading

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Learn About Calvin

With this.

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#ICYMI – Bible And Interpretation: James Barr’s Collected Essays – The Book(s) of the Week

Originally posted in May, 2015. John Barton’s work on these three volumes is a tour de force in academic publishing. First, because the collection is so expansive. And second, because Barton’s editorial hand never quivers or shakes or deviates from … Continue reading

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It’s Out

So happy about this volume’s publication.

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My Bestie Has a New Book Forthcoming: “Cults, Martyrs and Good Samaritans: Religion in Contemporary English Political Discourse” by James Crossley

Pre-order here.

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Nüwe Zyttungen: Von schlurfenden Pfaffen, Wundern und anderen Zeichen. Der Briefwechsel des Reformators Heinrich Bullinger

Der Reformator Heinrich Bullinger (1504–1575), Nachfolger Huldrych Zwinglis, hat über 12 000 Briefe erhalten und geschrieben. Diese Korrespondenz ist mehr als privater oder seelsorgerischer Austausch: Als Medium für Nachrichtenübermittlung, internationale Kirchenpolitik und theologische Debatten zeichnet sie ein vielschichtiges Bild ihrer … Continue reading

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Bultmann Handbuch

This gem has been published by Mohr– Rudolf Bultmann (1884–1976) prägte durch seinen hermeneutischen Ansatz die exegetischen und systematisch-theologischen sowie kirchlichen Diskurse des 20. Jahrhunderts wesentlich mit. Als Mitbegründer der formgeschichtlichen Schule und früher Vertreter der Dialektischen Theologie setzte er … Continue reading

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Nestle-Aland 28 With the NRSV and REB in Parallel

This is the twenty-eighth edition of the Nestle-Aland Novum Testamentum Graece (NA28). NA28 is the standard scholarly edition of the Greek New Testament used by scholars, Bible translators, professors, students, and pastors worldwide. Now NA28 has been revised and improved: Critical apparatus … Continue reading

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Gerechtigkeit verstehen

Menschliches Leben kann sich nur dort zum Guten entfalten, wo auch Gerechtigkeit herrscht. Was aber ist Gerechtigkeit? Ganz selbstverständlich fordern wir Gerechtigkeit in allen Bereichen unseres Lebens. Um Gerechtigkeit aber auch zur Geltung zu bringen, ist eine grundsätzliche Verständigung darüber … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Line Up Your Devotional Reading for 2017

Zwingli and Bullinger have a recommendation for you: We love this book. Love it. LOVE IT. Never in the history of Christianity has a book so profound been made available to the masses for a price so reasonable. Reading it … Continue reading

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Prof. Dr Christopher Tilling and The Commentary

Herr Prof. Dr. Tilling writes Dr Jim West has undertaken the phenomenal task of writing a commentary on every book of the Bible! And what strikes this reader most forcefully is its faithfulness to what it says on the tin: … Continue reading

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Christoph Heilig’s Forthcoming Volume: Paul’s Triumph – Reassessing 2 Corinthians 2:14 in Its Literary and Historical Context

Sounds fantastic! Paul’s metaphorical language in Second Corinthians 2:14 has troubled exegetes for a long time. Does the verb ‘thriambeuein’ indicate that Paul imagines himself as being led to execution in the Roman triumphal procession? Or is, by contrast, the … Continue reading

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Martin Luther: The Art of the Reformation- Available from ISD

Via ISD- This Fall, exhibitions commemorating the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s Reformation will be shown in Minneapolis, New York, and Atlanta. They offer a comprehensive picture of the life and work of Martin Luther, his Reformation, its cultural-historical context … Continue reading

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History, Politics and the Bible from the Iron Age to the Media Age

As biblical studies becomes increasingly fragmented, this collection of essays brings together a number of leading scholars in order to show how historical reconstruction, philology, metacriticism, and reception history can be part of a collective vision for the future of … Continue reading

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SOTS At 100: Centennial Essays for the Society for Old Testament Study

Bloomsbury will publish this volume in the Winter. The volume, being published by Bloomsbury T&T Clark in the Library of Hebrew Bible/ Old Testament Studies, comprises seven essays by long-serving Officers of the Society: ‘The Origins of the Society for … Continue reading

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Read Thomas Römer’s Essay in John Barton’s New Volume

T. Römer, « The Narrative Books of the Hebrew Bible », in J. Barton (ed.), The Hebrew Bible. A critical Companion Princeton, NJ – Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2016, pp. 109-132. The volume has just appeared and Thomas’s essay is … Continue reading

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