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


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 […]

May 11

Review: Evolution of a Taboo

By: Aren M. Maeir

Evolution of a Taboo: Pigs and People in the Ancient Near East By Max D. Price (Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2020), xxii + 312 pp., […]

Jan 12

Review: Has Archaeology Buried the Bible?

By: Jennie Ebeling

William G. Dever's book, "Has Archaeology Buried the Bible" looks at the history of biblical archaeology. Archaeological discoveries, Dever argues, have brought about a revolution in our understanding of the Bible, although not necessarily by proving the historicity of pivotal biblical events.

Nov 2

Review: The Tree of Life: A Powerful Symbol


The Tree of Life Edited by Douglas Estes (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2020), xxii + 469 pp., 44 illustrations, $298 (hardcover and eBook) Reviewed by […]