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Today With Bullinger

In Sacrosanctum Jesu Christi Domini nostri Evangelium secundum Matthæum Commentariorum libri XII. fol. Tig. 1542, was translated by Frisius into German, with the title, “The Hope of the Faithful,” and published August 18, 1544. The preface to the volume is … Continue reading

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I’m Just Going to Be Upfront: Buy My Commentary So I Can Eat

I’m headed to England to lecture at Newman in September and I’d like to eat while I’m there.  Accordingly, I need someone to buy a copy of the Commentary. Come on people.  Do you want me to starve?  Click here, … Continue reading

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Broadsheets

This volume offers an expansive survey of the role of single-sheet publishing in the European print industry during the first two centuries after the invention of printing. Drawing on new materials made available during the compilation of the Universal Short … Continue reading

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A Festschrift for Israel Finkelstein

Few are more deserving of such an honor. Finkelstein has done great things and made brilliant contributions to archaeology. Rethinking Israel Studies in the History and Archaeology of Ancient Israel in Honor of Israel Finkelstein Edited by Oded Lipschits, Yuval … Continue reading

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The Old Testament in Archaeology and History

One hundred and fifty years of sustained archaeological investigation has yielded a more complete picture of the ancient Near East. The Old Testament in Archaeology and History combines the most significant of these archaeological findings with those of modern historical and literary … Continue reading

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Two Volumes: ‘Joshua’ and ‘Jeremiah’

Bloomsbury is publishing, as I’ve mentioned before, a series of ‘Study Guides to the Old Testament‘ written by members of the Society for Old Testament Study.  I reviewed a couple for the Old Testament Book List and now I’ve received … Continue reading

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It’s Worth Getting

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Black and Slave: The Origins and History of the Curse of Ham

Studies of the Curse of Ham, the belief that the Bible consigned blacks to everlasting servitude, confuse and conflate two separate origins stories (etiologies), one of black skin and the other of black slavery. This work unravels the etiologies and … Continue reading

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Martin Luthers theologische Grundbegriffe: Von »Abendmahl« bis »Zweifel«

Dieses Lehrbuch bietet eine Auswahl der wichtigsten theologischen Grundbegriffe Luthers, dargeboten anhand von Zitaten, die in der Weimarer Ausgabe nachgewiesen werden. Das Wörterbuch möchte die Theologie Luthers am Leitfaden ihrer Grundbegriffe darstellen. Diese sollen in Luthers eigenen Aussagen zur Sprache … Continue reading

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#BookLoversDay Commentary Sale

In honor of #BookLoversDay, get yourself a copy of The Commentary for half price- $99 !!!! The ‘Person in the Pew’ commentary series is the only series of Commentaries written by a single person on the entire Bible and aimed at … Continue reading

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#BookLoversDay

The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read. —Mark Twain #BookLoversDay

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News From Hendrickson

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Philipp Melanchthon: Der Reformator zwischen Glauben und Wissen. Ein Handbuch

This newly published work arrived today for review from DeGruyter: Written by a team of internationally renowned scholars, this newly conceived handbook provides a reliable introduction to the life, work, and impact of Philipp Melanchthon. It presents the latest research … Continue reading

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A Series of Old Testament Study Guides You May Not Have Heard Of, But Should

Bloomsbury is publishing a series of what they describe as ‘study guides’ for the Old Testament, but don’t make the mistake of thinking these are mere ‘Cliff Notes’.  Quite the contrary.  I reviewed a couple of these volumes in the … Continue reading

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Martin Noth Wrote a Lot

Here’s a listing of just some of the things in his bibliography.  Remember, just because something wasn’t published last week doesn’t mean it isn’t worth your time.  In fact in 99% of cases, the best stuff was written before you … Continue reading

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Christoph Heilig on NT Wright’s Understanding of Paul: The Interview

Give this a listen (after all the popups are dismissed).  Chrisoph is a good scholar.  And a very nice person. This is an interview episode with emerging biblical scholar, Christoph Heilig. We spend much of our time discussing a new … Continue reading

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Adolf von Harnack und die deutsche Politik 1890–1930

Adolf von Harnack, a church historian and academic organizer in Berlin, was one of the most influential persons in liberal Protestantism in Germany. Christian Nottmeier examines the connection between Harnack’s outline for cultural theology and his political involvement after 1890. … Continue reading

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The Other Side: Apocryphal Perspectives on Ancient Christian “Orthodoxies”

Anyone who wishes to manage their sources adequately must work with categories that help to bring order to the transcribed material. In many cases, such categories simultaneously shape the way in which we evaluate our sources. Critical reflection of the … Continue reading

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The 2017 Brill Biblical Studies Catalog

For your reading pleasure.

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Anti-Atheism in Early Modern England 1580-1720: The Atheist Answered and His Error Confuted

Atheists generated widespread anxieties between the Reformation and the Enlightenment. In response to such anxieties a distinct genre of religious apologetics emerged in England between 1580 and 1720. By examining the form and the content of the confutation of atheism, … Continue reading

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