Reviews

Reviews

May 15

Review: Mount Machaerus

By: Konstantinos Politis

Mount Machaerus An Introduction to the Historical, Archaeological, and Pilgrim Site Overlooking the Dead Sea in the Kingdom of Jordan By Győző Vörös (Amman: The […]

Book cover for Ancient Synagogues Revealed 1981-2022

Mar 20

Review: Ancient Synagogues Revealed 1981–2022

By: James Riley Strange

Ancient Synagogues Revealed 1981–2022 Edited by Lee I. Levine, Zeev Weiss, and Uzi Leibner (Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society, The Institute of Archaeology – The Hebrew […]

Image of book cover for 'God: An Anatomy' by Francesca Stavrakopoulou

Mar 6

Review: An Anatomy of God

By: Erin Darby

God: An Anatomy By Francesca Stavrakopoulou (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2022), 592 pp., 3 maps, 57 b/w figs., 33 color photos; $35.00 (hardback) Reviewed […]

Dec 6

Review: The Magi in History and Tradition

By: Christopher A. Frilingos

The Magi Who They Were, How They’ve Been Remembered, and Why They Still Fascinate By Eric Vanden Eykel (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2022), 218 pp.; […]

Oct 18

Review: What New Testament Women Were Really Like

By: T.J. Wray

Finding Phoebe What New Testament Women Were Really Like By Susan E. Hylen (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2023), x + 188 pp.,n 4 b/w photos; […]

Aug 16

Review: Render Unto Caesar

By: Zeba Crook

Render Unto Caesar The Struggle Over Christ and Culture in the New Testament By John Dominic Crossan (New York: HarperOne, 2022), 290 pp., 3 figures, […]

Mar 15

Review: For the Freedom of Zion

By: Dennis Mizzi

For the Freedom of Zion: The Great Revolt of Jews Against Romans, 66–74 CE By Guy MacLean Rogers (New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2021), xxii […]

Feb 15

Review: The Destruction of the Canaanites

By: Ronald S. Hendel

The Destruction of the Canaanites: God, Genocide, and Biblical Interpretation By Charlie Trimm (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2022), xxx + 117 pp., maps and photos, […]

Oct 12

Review: Ancient Israel’s Neighbors

By: Ann E. Killebrew

Ancient Israel’s Neighbors By Brian R. Doak (Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2020), x + 212 pp., 24 figures (maps and drawings), $99.00 (hardcover); $24.95 (paperback); […]

Aug 19

Review: Voices from the Ruins

By: BAS Staff

Voices from the Ruins: Theodicy and the Fall of Jerusalem in the Hebrew Bible By Dalit Rom-Shiloni (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2021), xviii + 562 […]