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September 13 2017, 9AM

2017.09.20 | W. G. Lambert, Ancient Mesopotamian Religion and Mythology: Selected Essays, ed. A. R. George and T. M. Oshima, Orientalische Religionen in der Antike 15 (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016). ISBN: 9783161536748. Review by Kurtis Peters Many thank... [A. R. George] [Ancient Israel] [ancient Near East] [Kurtis Peters] [Mohr Siebeck] [mythology] [T. M. Oshima] [W. G. Lambert]

June 27, 2PM

p 2017.06.12 |Gertz, Jan C., Bernard M. Levinson, Dalit Rom-Shiloni, and Konrad Schmid. The Formation of the Pentateuch: Bridging the Academic Cultures of Europe, Israel, and North America. Forschungen zum Alten Testament 111. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 20... [Bernard M. Levinson] [Dalit Rom-Shiloni] [HB/OT] [Jan C. Gertz] [Konrad Schmid] [Mohr Siebeck] [Pentateuch] [Uncategorized] [William L. Kelly] [Konrad Schmid]

May 17, 11AM

2017.05.09 | Michael J. Chan and Brent A. Strawn, eds. What Kind of God? Collected Essays of Terence E. Fretheim (Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2015). ISBN: 978-1-57506-343-0. Reviewed by Mark Glanville Michael J. Chan and Brent A. Strawn have collected thir... [Ancient Israel] [Brent A. Strawn] [Eisenbrauns] [HB/OT] [Mark Glanville] [Michael J. Chan] [Terence Fretheim] [Terence E. Fretheim]

March 10, 2AM

2017.03.06 | Don C. Benjamin. The Social World of Deuteronomy: A New Feminist Commentary. Cascade: Oregon, 2015. ISBN: 9781498228701. Review by Mark Glanville. Don C. Benjamin’s commentary on Deuteronomy, The Social World of Deuteronomy: A New Feminist... [Ancient Israel] [Cascade Books] [Deuteronomy] [Feminist Biblical Criticism] [HB/OT] [Mark Glanville] [Wipf and Stock] [Don C. Benjamin]

July 5 2016, 1PM

2016.07.12 | Brennan W. Breed. Nomadic Text: A Theory of Biblical Reception History. Indiana Series in Biblical Literature. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2014. pp.xii + 299. ISBN: 978-0-253-01252-4. Review article by Kengo Akiyama. Many thank... [Brennan Breed] [HB/OT] [Kengo Akiyama] [Reception History]

June 16, 6PM

2016.06.11 | Rüdiger Schmitt, Mantik im Alten Testament, Alter Orient und Altes Testament 411, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2014. pp. xi + 212. ISBN: 978-3-86835-100-2. Review by William L. Kelly Many thanks to Ugarit-Verlag for generously providing a revie... [Ancient Israel] [ancient Near East] [Divination] [HB/OT] [Mantik] [Rüdiger Schmitt] [Ugarit-Verlag] [William L. Kelly]

December 26 2015, 8PM

2015.12.23 |Marc Van De Mieroop. A History of the Ancient Near East: ca. 3000-323 BC. 3rd Edition. Chichester, West Sussex, UK; Malden, MA, USA: Wiley Blackwell, 2016. Pp. Xxii + 400. ISBN: 9781118718162. Review by Kurtis Peters, University of British Col... [ancient Near East] [HB/OT] [Kurtis Peters] [Marc Van De Mieroop] [Uncategorized] [Wiley Blackwell]

December 6, 3PM

2015.12.22 | John Barton. Ethics in Ancient Israel. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. pp.xii + 317. ISBN: 978-0-19-966043-8 Review by Kengo Akiyama. Many thanks to OUP for providing a review copy. In this book, John Barton argues that sustained refle... [Ancient Israel] [ethics] [HB/OT] [John Barton] [Kengo Akiyama] [Oxford University Press] [Uncategorized] [John Barton]

October 12, 9PM

2015.10.19 | József Zsengellér. Rewritten Bible after Fifty Years: Texts, Terms, or Techniques? A Last Dialogue with Geza Vermes. JSJSup 166. Leiden: Brill, 2014. €135,00. ISBN: 9789004268159.  Review by Pieter B. Hartog, KU Leuven Many thanks to Bri... [Brill] [Geza Vermes] [József Zsengellér] [Pieter B. Hartog] [Qumran]

July 16, 8PM

2015.07.17 | Gregorio del Olmo Lete and Joaquín Sanmartín. A Dictionary of the Ugaritic Language in the Alphabetic Tradition. 2 vols. Translated and Edited by Wilfred G.E. Watson. (Leiden, Brill: 2015. $330. pp xliv + 989. ISBN: 978-90-04-28864-5). Revi... [ancient Near East] [Brill] [Kurtis Peters] [Semitics] [Ugaritic] [Gregorio del Olmo Lete] [Joaquín Sanmartín] [Wilfred G.E. Watson]

June 11, 12 PM

2015.06.13 | Walton, John H., ed. Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary. 5 vols. (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009. $249.95. ISBN 978-0-310-25572-7). Reviewed by Kurtis Peters Many thanks to Zondervan for providing a review copy. John Walton, ch... [Ancient Israel] [ancient Near East] [Archaeology] [commentary] [HB/OT] [John H. Walton] [Kurtis Peters] [Zondervan]

April 21, 2PM

2015.04.10 | Hurvitz, Avi. A Concise Lexicon of Late Biblical Hebrew: Linguistic Innovations in the Writings of the Second Temple Period.Supplements to Vetus Testamentum 160. Leiden: Brill, 2014. Pp. X+270. ISBN: 9789004266117. $128. Reviewed by Kurtis P... [Ancient Israel] [Avi Hurvitz] [Brill] [HB/OT] [Hebrew Bible] [Hebrew Language] [Kurtis Peters] [lexicon]

March 21, 7PM

2015.03.08 |Rainey, Anson F. Z”L. The El-Amarna Correspondence: A New Edition of the Cuneiform Letters from the Site of El-Amarna based on Collations of all Extant Tablets, edited by William Schniedewind and Zipora Cochavi-Rainey. Leiden: Brill, 2015. R... [ancient Near East] [Anson F. Rainey] [Brill] [Egypt] [HB/OT] [Kurtis Peters] [William Schniedewind] [Zipora Cochavi-Rainey]

March 11, 1PM

2015.03.07 | Colleen Shantz and Rodney A. Werline, eds. Experientia, Volume 2: Linking Text and Experience. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2012. Reviewed by Rebecca Dean, Pembroke College, Oxford. Many thanks to SBL Press for providing a revie... [Colleen SHANTZ] [Rebecca Dean] [Rodney A. WERLINE] [Society of Biblical Literature] [Colleen SHANTZ] [Rodney A. WERLINE]

November 20 2014, 4PM

2014.11.19 | Barton, John, ed. Bible and Interpretation: The Collected Essays of James Barr. Volume III: Linguistics and Translation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. £120. pp. 816. ISBN: 978-0-19-969290-3. Reviewed by Kurtis Peters, University of... [HB/OT] [James Barr] [John Barton] [Kurtis Peters] [Oxford University Press] [John Barton]

November 16, 4PM

2014.11.18 | Margreet L. Steiner and Ann E. Killebrew, eds. The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the Levant: c. 8000-332 BCE. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. £110. pp. 912. ISBN 978-0-19-921297-2. Reviewed by Kurtis Peters, University of Edin... [Ancient Israel] [ancient Near East] [Ann E. KILLEBREW] [Archaeology] [Kurtis Peters] [Margreet L. STEINER] [Oxford University Press] [Ann E. KILLEBREW] [Margreet L. STEINER]

January 28, 4PM

2014.1.2 | Barton, John, ed. Bible and Interpretation: The Collected Essays of James Barr. Volume II: Biblical Studies. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. pp. i-xii + 619. ISBN: 978-0-19-969289-7). Review by Kurtis Peters, University of Edinburgh. Ma... [biblical criticism] [HB/OT] [Hebrew Bible] [James Barr] [John Barton] [Kurtis Peters] [Oxford University Press] [scripture] [John Barton]

January 27, 10AM

2014.1.1 | Avraham Faust, The Archaeology of Israelite Society in Iron Age II. Translated by Ruth Ludlum. (Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2012. pp. xviii + 328. ISBN: 978-1-57506-179-5). Review by Kurtis Peters, University of Edinburgh. Many thanks to Eisenbra... [Ancient Israel] [Archaeology] [Avraham Faust] [Eisenbrauns] [HB/OT] [Iron Age II] [Kurtis Peters] [Avraham Faust]

June 25 2013, 6AM

2013.06.12 | Stephen Shead. Radical Frame Semantics and Biblical Hebrew: Exploring Lexical Semantics. Biblical Interpretation Series 108. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. €133/US$182. pp. xxvii + 378. ISBN: 978-90-04-18839-6. Review by Kurtis Peters, Univer... [Brill] [Cognitive Semantics] [HB/OT] [Kurtis Peters] [Linguistics] [Stephen SHEAD]

June 10, 3AM

2013.06.10 | Jan Joosten. The Verbal System of Biblical Hebrew: A New Synthesis Elaborated on the Basis of Classical Prose. Jerusalem Biblical Studies vol. 10. Jerusalem: Simor Ltd, 2012.  ISBN: 965-242-009-10. Review by Kurtis Peters, University of Edin... [Eisenbrauns] [HB/OT] [Jan JOOSTEN] [Kurtis Peters] [Linguistics] [Qumran] [Simor Ltd]

April 23, 6AM

2013.04.06 | Ellen van Wolde. Reframing Biblical Studies: When Language and Text Meet Culture, Cognition, and Context. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2009. $49.50 pp. xiv + 402. ISBN: 978-1-57506-182-5. Review by Kurtis Peters, University of Edinburgh. Many t... [cognition] [Eisenbrauns] [Ellen van WOLDE] [HB/OT] [Kurtis Peters] [Linguistics]