Book Reviews


Review of Robert W. Yarbrough, 1–3 John. BECNT. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2008. xx +434pp. $39.99. Published in The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 14.3 (2010), 98–99.

Review of T. Desmond Alexander. From Eden to the New Jerusalem: An Introduction to Biblical Theology. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2009 (Nottingham, England: InterVarsity, 2008). 208pp. 978-0825420153. $19.99 Paperback. Published in The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 14.2 (2010), 94-95.

Review of Joel Kennedy. The Recapitulation of Israel: Use of Israel’s History in Matthew 1:1–4:11. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2.257. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008. 264pp. 9783161498251. $105.00 (paper). Published in Bulletin for Biblical Research 20.2 (2010): 268-69.

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Review of David B. Capes, April D. DeConick, Helen K. Bond, and Troy A. Miller, eds., Israel’s God and Rebecca’s Children: Christology and Community in Early Judaism and Christianity: Essays in Honor of Larry W. Hurtado and Alan F. Segal, Waco: Baylor University Press, 2007. xviii + 480pp. $79.95, Hardback. Published in Bulletin for Biblical Research 19 (2009), 463-65.

Review of Encounters with Biblical Theology. By John J. Collins. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2005, 243 pp., $22.00.

Review of Paul-Gerhard Schwesig, Die Rolle der Tag-JHWHs-Dichtungen im Dodekapropheton, Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 366. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2006. IX + 347pp. ISBN-13: 978-3-11-019017-5; ISBN-10: 3-11-019017-6; ISSN 0934-2575. $132.30. Cloth. Published in Bulletin for Biblical Research 19 (2009), 104-105.

Review of Andrew Chester, Messiah and Exaltation: Jewish Messianic and Visionary Traditions and New Testament Christology, WUNT 207. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2007. 716pp. ISBN: 978-3-16-149091-0. $215.00. Cloth. Published in Bulletin for Biblical Research, 18.2 (2008), 348-50.

Review of Israel’s Messiah in the Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Edited by Richard S. Hess and M. Daniel Carroll R. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2003. 192 pages. Paperpack, $19.99.

Review of Richard H. Bell, The Irrevocable Call of God: An Inquiry into Paul’s Theology of Israel, WUNT. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2005. xxv + 550pp. ISBN: 3-16-148009-0. $175.00. Cloth, published in Bulletin for Biblical Research, 18.1 (2008), 161-64.

Review of David Toshio Tsumura, The First Book of Samuel, The New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007. 720pp. $50.00, Hardcover.

 

Review of Stanley E. Porter, ed., The Messiah in the Old and New Testaments. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007. ix + 268pp. $29.00, paper.

Review of Paul M. Hoskins, Jesus as the Fulfillment of the Temple in the Gospel of John, Paternoster Biblical Monographs. Waynesboro, GA: Paternoster, 2006. xiv + 265pp. $35.00. Paper.

Review of Scott J. Hafemann and Paul R. House, eds., Central Themes in Biblical Theology: Mapping Unity in Diversity, Grand Rapids: Baker, 2007. 330pp. $29.99, paper.

 

Review of Guy Waters, The End of Deuteronomy in the Epistles of Paul, WUNT 2/221. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2006. 302pp. ISBN: 3-16-148891-1. $99.50. Paper, published in Criswell Theological Review, 5.2 (2008), 119–20.

 

Recommendation of Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament, edited by G. K. Beale and D. A. Carson. Baker, 2007, 1161 pages, $54.99

Review of C. John Collins, Genesis 1–4: A Linguistic, Literary, and Theological Commentary. Phillipsburg: P&R, 2006. 318pp. $17.99, paper.

Review of Richard B. Hays, The Conversion of the Imagination: Paul as Interpreter of Israel’s Scripture. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005. 213pp. $20.00, paper.

Review of Russell T. Fuller and Kyoungwon Choi, Invitation to Biblical Hebrew: A Beginning Grammar, Invitation to Theological Studies. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2006. 364 pp. $49.00.

Review of Denny Burk, Articular Infinitives in the Greek of the New Testament: On the Exegetical Benefit of Grammatical Precision, New Testament Monographs, 14. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix, 2006. 179 pp. $55.00, cloth, published in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 51.1 (2008), 134-35.

Review of Tom Nettles, The Baptists: Key People Involved in Forming A Baptist Identity (Beginnings in Britain), Ross-shire, Scotland: Christian Focus, 2005. 390pp. Hardcover, $29.99.

Review of Michael F. Bird, Jesus and the origins of the Gentile Mission, Library of Historical Jesus Studies, published in Criswell Theological Review 5.1 (2007), 107.

Review of Tom Thatcher, Why John Wrote a Gospel: Jesus–Memory–History, published in The Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 50.2 (2007), 396–98.

Review of James M. Garretson, Princeton and Preaching: Archibald Alexander and the Christian Ministry, published in SBJT 11.1 (2007), 93-93.

Review of Andreas J. Köstenberger, John, BECNT, published in Bulletin for Biblical Research 16.2 (2006) 368-69.

Review of Andrew T. Lincoln, Truth on Trial: The Lawsuit Motif in the Fourth Gospel, published in Bulletin for Biblical Research 16.2 (2006) 369-71.

Review of Peter G. Bolt, The Cross from a Distance: Atonement in Mark’s Gospel, New Studies in Biblical Theology, Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2004. An edited version of my review appeared in The Southwestern Journal of Theology 47.1 (2004) 91–93.

Review of Richard A. Taylor and E. Ray Clendenen, Haggai, Malachi, The New American Commentary, Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2004. The Southwestern Journal of Theology 47.1 (2004) 99–100.

 

Review of Tremper Longman III, How to Read Genesis, Downers Grove: Intervarsity, 2005. The Southwestern Journal of Theology 47.1 (2004) 100–101.

Review of Jacob Milgrom, Leviticus: A Book of Ritual and Ethics, A Contintenal Commentary, Minneapolis: Fortress, 2004. An edited version of my reveiw appeared in The Southwestern Journal of Theology 47.1 (2004) 105-106.

 

Review of Graeme Goldsworthy, Prayer and the Knowledge of God, Leicester: InterVarsity, 2003. An edited version of this review appeared in The Southwestern Journal of Theology 47.1 (2004) 111.

 

 

Review of Tricia Gates Brown, Spirit in the Writings of John: Johannine Pneumatology in Social-Scientific Perspective, JSNTSup 253, New York: T & T Clark, 2003. Bulletin for Biblical Research 16.1 (2006) 168–69.

Review of Michael J. Gorman, Apostle of the Crucified Lord: A Theological Introduction to Paul and His Letters, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004. The Southwestern Journal of Theology 46.3 (2004) 97–99.

Review of Larry W. Hurtado, Lord Jesus Christ: Devotion to Jesus in Earliest Christianity, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003. The Southwestern Journal of Theology 46.3 (2004) 99–100.

Review of Martin Jan Mulder and Harry Sysling, eds., Mikra: Text, Translation, Reading and Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson, 2004. The Southwestern Journal of Theology 46.3 (2004) 100–101.

Review of George W. E. Nickelsburg and James C. VanderKam, 1 Enoch. A New Translation. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2004. The Southwestern Journal of Theology 46.3 (2004) 101–102.

Review of Craig S. Keener, The Gospel of John: A Commentary, 2 vols., Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson, 2003. The Southwestern Journal of Theology 46.3 (2004) 102–103.

Review of N. T. Wright, The Resurrection of the Son of God. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2003. Trinity Journal 26 (2005) 140-43.

Review of Martin Hengel, The Septuagint as Christian Scripture. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2004. The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 9.1 (2005) 102-104.

Review of BibleWorks 6 + BDAG/HALOT Package + Qumran Sectarian Manuscripts. The Southwestern Journal of Theology 46.2 (2004) 77-79.

Review of James D. G. Dunn, Jesus Remembered. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003. The Southwestern Journal of Theology 46.2 (2004) 61-64.

Review of Walther Zimmerli, The Fiery Throne. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2003. The Southwestern Journal of Theology 46.2 (2004): 82-83.

Review of Darrell L. Bock, Jesus according to Scripture. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2002. The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 7.2 (2003) 111-12.

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