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Terça-feira, Fevereiro 23, 2010

Resenhas na RBL: 20.02.2010

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Izak Cornelius and Louis Jonker, eds.
"From Ebla to Stellenbosch": Syro-Palestinian Religions and the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by Friedrich T. Schipper

Ellen F. Davis
Scripture, Culture, and Agriculture: An Agrarian Reading of the Bible
Reviewed by Robin Gallaher Branch

Luke Gärtner-Brereton
The Ontology of Space in Biblical Hebrew Narrative: The Determinate Function of Narrative 'Space' within the Biblical Hebrew Aesthetic
Reviewed by Frank H. Polak

Michael Fox
Proverbs 10-31: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
Reviewed by Bruce K. Waltke

Philip McCosker, ed.
What Is It That the Scripture Says? Essays in Biblical Interpretation, Translation and Reception in Honour of Henry Wansbrough OSB
Reviewed by Thomas J. Kraus

John Van Seters
The Biblical Saga of King David
Reviewed by Walter Dietrich

John Fleter Tipei
The Laying on of Hands in the New Testament: Its Significance, Techniques, and Effects
Reviewed by Everett Ferguson

Timo Veijola; Walter Dietrich, ed.
Leben nach der Weisung: Exegetisch-historische Studien zum Alten Testament
Reviewed by Thomas Römer

Chris A. Vlachos
The Law and the Knowledge of Good and Evil: The Edenic Background of the Catalytic Operation of the Law in Paul
Reviewed by James M. Howard

Norman Whybray
Job
Reviewed by F. Rachel Magdalene

Marguerite Yon
The City of Ugarit at Tell Ras Shamra
Reviewed by Dirk Paul Mielke

Magnus Zetterholm
Approaches to Paul: A Student's Guide to Recent Scholarship
Reviewed by David G. Horrell

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Sexta-feira, Fevereiro 12, 2010

Resenhas na RBL: 09.02.2010

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Michael F. Bird
Introducing Paul: The Man, His Mission and His Message
Reviewed by Tony Costa

Craig A. Blaising, Carmen S. Hardin, and Quentin F. Wesselschmidt, eds.
Psalms (2 volumes)
Reviewed by Gert T. M. Prinsloo

Delbert Burkett
Rethinking the Gospel Sources, Volume 2: The Unity and Plurality of Q
Reviewed by Tobias Hagerland

Greg Carey
Sinners: Jesus and His Earliest Followers
Reviewed by Burgert De Wet

Andrie Du Toit; edited by Cilliers Breytenbach and David S. Du Toit
Focusing on Paul: Persuasion and Theological Design in Romans and Galatians
Reviewed by Sheila E. McGinn

Carole R. Fontaine
With Eyes of Flesh: The Bible, Gender and Human Rights
Reviewed by Robin Gallaher Branch

J. R. Daniel Kirk
Unlocking Romans: Resurrection and the Justification of God
Reviewed by Jens Herzer

Kenneth L. Schenck
Cosmology and Eschatology in Hebrews: The Settings of the Sacrifice
Reviewed by Thomas Kraus

Gerhard Sellin
Der Brief an die Epheser
Reviewed by Angela Standhartinger

Benjamin D. Sommer
The Bodies of God and the World of Ancient Israel
Reviewed by Gilbert Lozano

David Toshio Tsumura
The First Book of Samuel
Reviewed by Phillip Camp

Edna Ullmann-Margalit
Out of the Cave: A Philosophical Inquiry into the Dead Sea Scrolls Research
Reviewed by Samuel Thomas

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Sábado, Fevereiro 06, 2010

Resenhas na RBL: 04.02.2010

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Linda M. Day
Esther
Reviewed by Jean-Daniel Macchi

Charles L. Echols
"Tell Me, O Muse": The Song of Deborah (Judges 5) in the Light of Heroic Poetry
Reviewed by Klaas Spronk

John Goldingay
Psalms: Volume 3: Psalms 90-150
Reviewed by Leonard Mare

Jonathan Knight
Christian Origins
Reviewed by Markus Oehler

Kasper Bro Larsen
Recognizing the Stranger: Recognition Scenes in the Gospel of John
Reviewed by Dorothy Lee

Ramsay MacMullen
The Second Church: Popular Christianity A.D. 200-400
Reviewed by Charles Bobertz

John P. Meier
A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus, Volume 4: Law and Love
Reviewed by Susan Graham

Stanley E. Porter and Wendy J. Porter, eds.
New Testament Greek Papyri and Parchments: New Editions: Texts and Plates
Reviewed by Thomas Kraus

Paul L. Redditt
Introduction to the Prophets
Reviewed by Timothy Sandoval

Magne Sæbø, ed.
Hebrew Bible/Old Testament: The History of Its Interpretation, II: From the Renaissance to the Enlightenment
Reviewed by W. Dennis Tucker Jr.

Loren Stuckenbruck
1 Enoch 91-108
Reviewed by Archie T. Wright

Jerry L. Sumney
Colossians: A Commentary
Reviewed by Angela Standhartinger

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Segunda-feira, Janeiro 25, 2010

Resenhas na RBL: 23.01.2010

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Roger S. Bagnall
Early Christian Books in Egypt
Reviewed by Larry Hurtado

Adam H. Becker and Annette Yoshiko Reed, eds.
The Ways That Never Parted: Jews and Christians in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages
Reviewed by Chad Spigel

Bryan D. Bibb
Ritual Words and Narrative Worlds in the Book of Leviticus
Reviewed by Dorothea Erbele-Küster

David Bosworth
The Story within a Story in Biblical Hebrew Narrative
Reviewed by Hallvard Hagelia

James H. Charlesworth
The Earliest Christian Hymnbook: The Odes of Solomon
Reviewed by Michael Lattke

Johann Cook, ed.
Septuagint and Reception
Reviewed by Reinhart Ceulemans

David G. Firth and Jamie A. Grant, eds.
Words and the Word: Explorations in Biblical Interpretation and Literary Theory
Reviewed by Eugene Merrill

Erasmus Gass
Die Moabiter: Geschichte und Kultur eines ostjordanischen Volkes im 1. Jahrtausend v. Chr.
Reviewed by Ernst Axel Knauf

Robert Goldenberg
The Origins of Judaism: From Canaan to the Rise of Islam
Reviewed by Lester L. Grabbe

Michael J. Gorman
Inhabiting the Cruciform God: Kenosis, Justification, and Theosis in Paul's Narrative Soteriology
Reviewed by Sigurd Grindheim

Deborah A. Green and Laura S. Lieber, eds.
Scriptural Exegesis: The Shapes of Culture and the Religious Imagination: Essays in Honour of Michael Fishbane
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

Sue Hamilton, Ruth D. Whitehouse, and Katherine I. Wright, eds.
Archaeology and Women: Ancient and Modern Issues
Reviewed by Friedrich T. Schipper

Larry R. Helyer
The Witness of Jesus, Paul and John: An Exploration in Biblical Theology
Reviewed by Petrus Grabe

James Allen Hewett
New Testament Greek: A Beginning and Intermediate Grammar
Reviewed by Laurence Vance

Konrad Huber and Boris Repschinski, eds.
Im Geist und in der Wahrheit: Studien zum Johannesevangelium und zur Offenbarung des Johannes sowie andere Beiträge. Festschrift für Martin Hasitschka SJ zum 65. Geburtstag
Reviewed by Michael Labahn

Adam Kamesar, ed.
The Cambridge Companion to Philo
Reviewed by Torrey Seland

Robert Kugler and Patrick Hartin
An Introduction to the Bible
Reviewed by Pieter Venter

Hermann von Lips
Timotheus und Titus: Unterwegs für Paulus
Reviewed by Korinna Zamfir

Eduard Lohse
Das Urchristentum: Ein Rückblick auf die Anfänge
Reviewed by Markus Oehler

Stuart L. Love
Jesus and Marginal Women: The Gospel of Matthew in Social-Scientific Perspective
Reviewed by Esther A. de Boer

Victor H. Matthews
More Than Meets the Ear: Discovering the Hidden Contexts of Old Testament Conversations
Reviewed by Corinne Blackmer

Samuel A. Meier
Themes and Transformations in Old Testament Prophecy
Reviewed by Tyler Mayfield

Lorena Miralles
Marzeah y thíasos: Una institución convival en el Oriente Próximo Antiguo y el Mediterráneo
Reviewed by Leif E. Vaage

Douglas J. Moo
The Letters to the Colossians and to Philemon
Reviewed by Christopher Beetham

Osvaldo Padilla
The Speeches of Outsiders in Acts: Poetics, Theology and Historiography
Reviewed by Deborah Thompson Prince

Chantal Reynier
Saint Paul sur les routes du monde romain: Infrastructures, logistique, itinéraires
Reviewed by Michel Gourgues

Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
The Power of the Word: Scripture and the Rhetoric of Empire
Reviewed by Keith Burton

Tom Thatcher
Greater than Caesar: Christology and Empire in the Fourth Gospel
Reviewed by Benjamin Reynolds

Fabian Udoh, ed.
Redefining First-Century Jewish and Christian Identities: Essays in Honor of Ed Parish Sanders
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

Tor Vegge
Paulus und das antike Schulwesen: Schule und Bildung des Paulus
Reviewed by Jens Herzer

N. T. Wright
Justification: God's Plan and Paul's Vision
Reviewed by V. George Shillington

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Segunda-feira, Janeiro 04, 2010

Resenhas na RBL - 31.12.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Randall C. Bailey, Tat-siong Benny Liew, and Fernando F. Segovia, eds.
They Were All Together in One Place? Toward Minority Biblical Criticism
Reviewed by Jonathan Draper

Diane Banks
Writing the History of Israel
Reviewed by Marc Brettler

Christopher A. Beetham
Echoes of Scripture in the Letter of Paul to the Colossians
Reviewed by Maarten J. J. Menken

Craig L. Blomberg and Mariam J. Kamell
James
Reviewed by Wesley Wachob

Shawna Dolansky
Now You See It, Now You Don't: Biblical Perspectives on the Relationship between Magic and Religion
Reviewed by Clare Rothschild

Renate Banschbach Eggen
Gleichnis, Allegorie, Metapher: Zur Theorie und Praxis der Gleichnisauslegung
Reviewed by John S. Kloppenborg

Gabriella Gelardini
"Verhärtet eure Herzen nicht": Der Hebräer, eine Synagogenhomilie zu Tischa be-Aw
Reviewed by Carl Mosser

François Genuyt
L'Épître aux Romains: L'instauration du sujet-Lecture sémiotique
Reviewed by Jean-Paul Michaud

Christopher Gilbert
A Complete Introduction to the Bible
Reviewed by Dirk G. van der Merwe

Judith Hartenstein
Charakterisierung im Dialog: Maria Magdalena, Petrus, Thomas und die Mutter Jesu im Johannesevangelium im Kontext anderer frühchristlicher Darstellungen
Reviewed by Ismo Dunderberg

Richard S. Hess
Israelite Religions: An Archaeological and Biblical Survey
Reviewed by Lester L. Grabbe

Edgar Kellenberger
Die Verstockung Pharaos: Exegetische und auslegungsgeschichtliche Untersuchungen zu Exodus 1-15
Reviewed by Danny Mathews

Adam Kamesar, ed.
The Cambridge Companion to Philo
Reviewed by Gregory Sterling

R. W. L. Moberly
The Theology of the Book of Genesis
Reviewed by Markus Witte

Dietmar Neufeld, ed.
The Social Sciences and Biblical Translation
Reviewed by Fika van Rensburg

Lawrence Schiffman and Joel B. Wolowelsky, eds.
War and Peace in the Jewish Tradition
Reviewed by Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

Carolyn J. Sharp
Irony and Meaning in the Hebrew Bible
Reviewed by InHee Cho

Patricia Walters
The Assumed Authorial Unity of Luke and Acts: A Reassessment of the Evidence
Reviewed by Joel B. Green
Reviewed by Richard I. Pervo

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Terça-feira, Dezembro 29, 2009

Resenhas na RBL - 25.12.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Margaret P. Aymer
First Pure, Then Peaceable: Frederick Douglass Reads James
Reviewed by Wesley Wachob

Michael F. Bird and James G. Crossley
How Did Christianity Begin? A Believer and Non-believer Examine the Evidence
Reviewed by Leif Vaage

John Byron
Recent Research on Paul and Slavery
Reviewed by Lars Kierspel

Yehudah B. Cohn
Tangled Up in Text: Tefillin and the Ancient World
Reviewed by Aaron Koller

Carl P. Cosaert
The Text of the Gospels in Clement of Alexandria
Reviewed by Michael Bird

David G. Firth and Jamie A. Grant, eds.
Words and the Word: Explorations in Biblical Interpretation and Literary Theory
Reviewed by Jacobus Kok

John Goldingay, ed.
Uprooting and Planting: Essays on Jeremiah for Leslie Allen
Reviewed by Wilhelm Wessels

Anton Grabner-Haider, ed.
Kulturgeschichte der Bibel
Reviewed by Birger Olsson

Scott J. Hafemann and Paul R. House, eds.
Central Themes in Biblical Theology: Mapping Unity in Diversity
Reviewed by Paul Sanders

Christine E. Joynes, ed.
Perspectives on the Passion: Encountering the Bible through the Arts
Reviewed by Lee Jefferson

Abraham Kuruvilla
Text to Praxis: Hermeneutics and Homiletics in Dialogue
Reviewed by Robert Kysar

Mosheh Lichtenstein
Moses: Envoy of God, Envoy of His People
Reviewed by Eugene Merrill

Jesús Luzarraga
El Evangelio de Juan en las versiones siríacas
Reviewed by Ilaria L. E. Ramelli

James F. McGrath
The Only True God: Early Christian Monotheism in Its Jewish Context
Reviewed by Lori Baron

Richard H. Wilkinson, ed.
Egyptology Today
Reviewed by Aren Maeir


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Sábado, Dezembro 19, 2009

Resenhas na RBL - 18.12.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Rami Arav
Bethsaida: A City by the North Shore of the Sea of Galilee, vol. 4
Reviewed by David Fiensy

Gary Burge, Lynn Cohick, and Gene Green
The New Testament in Antiquity: A Survey of the New Testament within Its Cultural Context
Reviewed by Mark Fairchild

Guy Couturier
«En commençant par Moïse et les prophètes...»: Études Vétérotestamentaires
Reviewed by Philippe Guillaume

J. de Waal Dryden
Theology and Ethics in 1 Peter: Paraenetic Strategies for Christian Character Formation
Reviewed by John H. Elliott

Duane A. Garrett
Amos: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text
Reviewed by John Engle

Luigi Gioia
The Theological Epistemology of Augustine's De Trinitate
Reviewed by Mark Weedman

Daniel M. Gurtner
The Torn Veil: Matthew's Exposition of the Death of Jesus
Reviewed by Felix Cortez

André LaCocque
Esther Regina: A Bakhtinian Reading
Reviewed by Mercedes García Bachmann

Roger L. Omanson
A Textual Guide to the Greek New Testament: An Adaptation of Bruce M. Metzger's Textual Commentary for the Needs of Translators
Reviewed by Zeba Crook

Carol Poster and Linda C. Mitchell, eds.
Letter-Writing Manuals and Instruction from Antiquity to the Present: Historical and Bibliographic Studies
Reviewed by Jan-Wim Wesselius

Kavin C. Rowe
Early Narrative Christology: The Lord in the Gospel of Luke
Reviewed by Troy Troftgruben

Louis A. Ruprecht Jr.
God Gardened East: A Gardner's Meditation on the Dynamics of Genesis
Reviewed by David Maas

Niketas Siniossoglou
Plato and Theodoret: The Christian Appropriation of Platonic Philosophy and the Hellenic Intellectual Resistance
Reviewed by Jeremy Schott

R. M. M. Tuschling
Angels and Orthodoxy: A Study in Their Development in Syria and Palestine from the Qumran Texts to Ephrem the Syrian
Reviewed by Jan G. van der Watt

Karen J. Wenell
Jesus and Land: Sacred and Social Space in Second Temple Judaism
Reviewed by Cecilia Wassen

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Resenhas na RBL - 30.11.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature no final de novembro de 2009:

Stephanie Dalley
Esther's Revenge at Susa: From Sennacherib to Ahasuerus
Reviewed by Aaron Koller

Susan R. Garrett
No Ordinary Angel: Celestial Spirits and Christian Claims about Jesus
Reviewed by Tobias Nicklas

Beverly Roberts Gaventa
Our Mother Saint Paul
Reviewed by Pamela Eisenbaum

James M. Howard
Paul, the Community, and Progressive Sanctification: An Exploration into Community-Based Transformation within Pauline Theology
Reviewed by Ron Clark

Jeremy F. Hultin
The Ethics of Obscene Speech in Early Christianity and Its Environment
Reviewed by Stephan Witetschek

Christine E. Joynes, ed.
Perspectives on the Passion: Encountering the Bible through the Arts
Reviewed by Christopher Rowland

André LaCocque
Onslaught against Innocence: Cain, Abel, and the Yahwist
Reviewed by Mark McEntire

Bernard M. Levinson
Legal Revision and Religious Renewal in Ancient Israel
Reviewed by Karla Suomala

Thomas E. Levy, P. M. Michele Daviau, Randall W. Younker, and May Shaer, eds.
Crossing Jordan: North American Contributions to the Archaeology of Jordan
Reviewed by Aren Maeir

Steve Mason
Josephus, Judea, and Christian Origins: Methods and Categories
Reviewed by Sean Freyne

Tim Newton
The Forgotten Gospels: Life and Teachings of Jesus Supplementary to the New Testament: A New Translation
Reviewed by Thomas Bergholz

Maria-Zoe Petropoulou
Animal Sacrifice in Ancient Greek Religion, Judaism, and Christianity, 100 BC to AD 200
Reviewed by Adele Reinhartz

John F. A. Sawyer
A Concise Dictionary of the Bible and Its Reception
Reviewed by C. L. Seow

Stephen Sizer
Zion's Christian Soldiers? The Bible, Israel and the Church
Reviewed by Faydra Shapiro

Gerhard H. Visscher
Romans 4 and the New Perspective on Paul: Faith Embraces the Promise
Reviewed by Don Garlington

Dawn Ottoni Wilhelm
Preaching the Gospel of Mark: Proclaiming the Power of God
Reviewed by Antipas L. Harris

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Sábado, Novembro 14, 2009

Resenhas na RBL - 12.11.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Jim W. Adams
The Performative Nature and Function of Isaiah 40-55
Reviewed by Ulrich Berges

Joseph Azize and Noel Weeks, eds.
Gilgamesh and the World of Assyria: Proceedings of the Conference Held at the Mandelbaum House, The University of Sydney, 21-23 July 2004
Reviewed by Michael Moore

John M. G. Barclay and Simon Gathercole, eds.
Divine and Human Agency in Paul and His Cultural Environment
Reviewed by Thomas R. Blanton IV

Nina Burleigh
Unholy Business: A True Tale of Faith, Greed and Forgery in the Holy Land
Reviewed by Aren Maeir

Philip Cary
Jonah
Reviewed by Jacek Stefanski

Deborah L. Ellens
Women in the Sex Texts of Leviticus and Deuteronomy: A Comparative Conceptual Analysis
Reviewed by Carolyn Pressler

J. Harold Ellens and Wayne G. Rollins, eds.
Psychology and the Bible: A New Way to Read the Scriptures (4 vols.)
Reviewed by Ron Clark

Douglas Estes
The Temporal Mechanics of the Fourth Gospel: A Theory of Hermeneutical Relativity in the Gospel of John
Reviewed by John C. Poirier

Eric Eve
The Healer from Nazareth: Jesus' Miracles in Historical Context
Reviewed by Tobias Hagerland

K. C. Hanson and Douglas E. Oakman
Palestine in the Time of Jesus: Social Structures and Social Conflicts
Reviewed by Panayotis Coutsoumpos

Xavier Levieils
Contra Christianos: La critique sociale et religieuse du christianisme des origines au concile de Nicée (45-325)
Reviewed by Stephan Witetschek

Tremper Longman III
Jeremiah, Lamentations
Reviewed by Francis Dalrymple-Hamilton

James L. Resseguie
The Revelation of John: A Narrative Commentary
Reviewed by Tobias Nicklas

Roman Vielhauer
Das Werden des Buches Hosea: Eine redaktionsgeschichtliche Untersuchung
Reviewed by James Nogalski

Paul Wilkinson
Archaeology: What It Is, Where It Is, and How to Do It
Reviewed by Aren Maeir

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Resenhas na RBL - 08.11.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Jason S. DeRouchie
A Call to Covenant Love: Text Grammar and Literary Structure in Deuteronomy 5-11
Reviewed by Max Rogland

Geert Hallbäck and Annika Hvithamar, eds.
Recent Releases: The Bible in Contemporary Cinema
Reviewed by Diane Apostolos-Cappadona

Larry R. Helyer
The Witness of Jesus, Paul and John: An Exploration in Biblical Theology
Reviewed by William Wilson

Richard S. Hess, Gerald A. Klingbeil, and Paul J. Ray Jr., eds.
Critical Issues in Early Israelite History
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

Andrew E. Hill and John H. Walton
A Survey of the Old Testament
Reviewed by William Barrick

Øystein Lund
Way Metaphors and Way Topics in Isaiah 40-55
Reviewed by James M. Kennedy

Jacob Neusner, Bruce D. Chilton, and Baruch A. Levine
Torah Revealed, Torah Fulfilled: Scriptural Laws in Formative Judaism and Earliest Christianity
Reviewed by James D. G. Dunn

Neil R. Parker
The Marcan Portrayal of the "Jewish" Unbeliever: A Function of the Marcan References to Jewish Scripture: The Theological Basis of a Literary Construct
Reviewed by Adam Winn

Daniel Patte, ed.
Global Bible Commentary
Reviewed by Gerrie Snyman

Robert M. Price
Jesus Is Dead
Reviewed by Tony Costa

Émile Puech, ed.
Qumran Grotte 4.XXVII: Textes Araméens, deuxième partie
Reviewed by Aaron Rubin

Paul A. Rainbow
The Pith of the Apocalypse: Essential Message and Principles for Interpretation
Reviewed by Tobias Nicklas

Jacqueline C. R. de Roo
Works of the Law at Qumran and in Paul
Reviewed by Jörg Frey

Lothar Ruppert
Genesis: Ein kritischer und theologischer Kommentar 4. Teilband: Gen 37,1-50,26
Reviewed by Mark Elliott

Susannah Ticciati
Job and the Disruption of Identity: Reading Beyond Barth
Reviewed by Francis Dalrymple-Hamilton

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Quinta-feira, Outubro 29, 2009

Resenhas na RBL - 22.10.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Roland Boer
Last Stop before Antarctica: The Bible and Postcolonialism in Australia
Reviewed by F. Rachel Magdalene

T. E. Clontz and J. Clontz, eds.
The Comprehensive New Testament
Reviewed by Alastair Haines

Göran Eidevall
Prophecy and Propaganda: Images of Enemies in the Book of Isaiah
Reviewed by Maire Byrne

Joseph A. Fitzmyer
The One Who Is to Come
Reviewed by Francis Dalrymple-Hamilton

Carol Hupping, ed.
The Jewish Bible: A JPS Guide
Reviewed by Gilbert Lozano

Richard James Fischer
Historical Genesis: From Adam to Abraham
Reviewed by Paul L. Chen

Linda B. Hall
Mary, Mother and Warrior: The Virgin in Spain and the Americas
Reviewed by Violeta Rocha

Michael Kaler
Flora Tells a Story: The Apocalypse of Paul and Its Context
Reviewed by Tobias Nicklas

Vashti Murphy McKenzie
Swapping Housewives: Rachel and Jacob and Leah
Reviewed by Randall L. McKinion

Uwe-Karsten Plisch
The Gospel of Thomas: Original Text with Commentary
Reviewed by Christopher Tuckett

Marius Reiser
Bibelkritik und Auslegung der Heiligen Schrift: Beiträge zur Geschichte der biblischen Exegese und Hermeneutik
Reviewed by Günter Röhser

Hagith Sivan
Palestine in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Steven Fine

Guy G. Stroumsa
The End of Sacrifice: Religious Transformations in Late Antiquity
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

Tom Thatcher and Stephen D. Moore, eds.
Anatomies of Narrative Criticism: The Past, Present, and Futures of the Fourth Gospel as Literature
Reviewed by Craig Koester

Stephan Witetschek
Ephesische Enthüllungen 1: Frühe Christen in einer antiken Großstadt. Zugleich ein Beitrag zur Frage nach den Kontexten der Johannesapokalypse
Reviewed by Martin Karrer


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Domingo, Outubro 18, 2009

Resenhas na RBL - 17.10.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Rein Bos
We Have Heard That God Is with You: Preaching the Old Testament
Reviewed by Jordan M. Scheetz

Brevard Childs
The Church's Guide for Reading Paul: The Canonical Shaping of the Pauline Corpus
Reviewed by Paul E. Trainor

Billie Jean Collins
The Hittites and Their World
Reviewed by Dirk Paul Mielke

Desta Heliso
Pistis and the Righteous One: A Study of Romans 1:17 against the Background of Scripture and Second Temple Jewish Literature
Reviewed by Lars Kierspel

Jörg Lanckau
Der Herr der Träume: Eine Studie zur Funktion des Traumes in der Josefsgeschichte der Hebräischen Bibel
Reviewed by Bart J. Koet

Nicola Laneri, ed.
Performing Death: Social Analyses of Funerary Traditions in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean
Reviewed by Aren Maeir

Pekka Lindqvist
Sin at Sinai: Early Judaism Encounters Exodus 32
Reviewed by James N. Rhodes

Martin Mosse
The Three Gospels: New Testament History Introduced by the Synoptic Problem
Reviewed by Pheme Perkins

Charles Puskas
The Conclusion of Luke-Acts: The Significance of Acts 28:16-31
Reviewed by Deborah Thompson Prince

Huub van de Sandt and Jürgen Zangenberg, eds.
Matthew, James, and Didache: Three Related Documents in Their Jewish and Christian Settings
Reviewed by William Varner

Werner Schmidt
Das Buch Jeremia: Kapitel 1-20
Reviewed by Wilhelm J. Wessels

Herman J. Selderhuis
Calvin's Theology of the Psalms
Reviewed by Randall McKinion

Andrew Sloane
At Home in a Strange Land: Using the Old Testament in Christian Ethics
Reviewed by Andrew Davies

Robert Stein
Mark
Reviewed by Joel F. Williams

Alan Thompson
One Lord, One People: The Unity of the Church in Acts in Its Literary Setting
Reviewed by Bobby Kelly

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Resenhas na RBL - 05.10.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente [ou quase!] publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Lars Aejmelaeus and Antti Mustakallio, eds.
The Nordic Paul: Finnish Approaches to Pauline Theology
Reviewed by Erik Heen

Philip S. Alexander
The Targum of Lamentations: Translated, with a Critical Introduction, Apparatus, and Notes
Reviewed by Archie Wright

Sandra Gravett, Karla Bohmbach, F. V. Greifenhagen, and Donald Polaski
An Introduction to the Hebrew Bible: A Thematic Approach
Reviewed by J. Dwayne Howell

Dietrich-Alex Koch
Hellenistisches Christentum: Schriftverständnis-Ekklesiologie-Geschichte
Reviewed by Friedrich Reiterer

Rachel Mairs and Alice Stevenson, eds.
Current Research in Egyptology 2005: Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Symposium, University of Cambridge 2005
Reviewed by Roxana Flammini

M. Sydney Park
Submission within the Godhead and the Church in the Epistle to the Philippians: An Exegetical and Theological Examination of the Concept of Submission in Philippians 2 and 3
Reviewed by Mark A. Jennings

Jonathan T. Pennington and Sean M. McDonough
Cosmology and New Testament Theology
Reviewed by Michael J. Lakey

Enno Edzard Popkes
Die Theologie der Liebe Gottes in den johanneischen Schriften: Zur Semantik der Liebe und zum Motivkreis des Dualismus
Reviewed by Jan G. van der Watt

Gershom M. H. Ratheiser
Mitzvoth Ethics and the Jewish Bible: The End of Old Testament Theology
Reviewed by Ben Ollenburger

Jens Schröter
Von Jesus zum Neuen Testament: Studien zur urchristlichen Theologiegeschichte und zur Entstehung des neutestamentlichen Kanons
Reviewed by Nils Neumann

David Sim and Boris Repschinski, eds.
Matthew and His Christian Contemporaries
Reviewed by Glenna Jackson

David Wilhite
Tertullian the African: An Anthropological Reading of Tertullian's Context and Identities
Reviewed by Ilaria L. E. Ramelli

Lawrence M. Wills
Not God's People: Insiders and Outsiders in the Biblical World
Reviewed by Lara van der Zee-Hanssen

Frank Yamada
Configurations of Rape in the Hebrew Bible: A Literary Analysis of Three Rape Narratives
Reviewed by Susanne Scholz

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Terça-feira, Setembro 22, 2009

Resenhas na RBL - 19.09.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

L. Stephanie Cobb
Dying to Be Men: Gender and Language in Early Christian Martyr Texts
Reviewed by Jan Willem van Henten

J. Edward Crowley and Paul L. Danove
The Rhetoric of Characterization of God, Jesus, and Jesus' Disciples in the Gospel of Mark
Reviewed by Seán P. Kealy

Ellen F. Davis
Scripture, Culture, and Agriculture: An Agrarian Reading of the Bible
Reviewed by Philip F. Esler

F. Gerald Downing
God with Everything: The Divine in the Discourse of the First Christian Century
Reviewed by Michael Lakey

Lori Anne Ferrell
The Bible and the People
Reviewed by Seán P. Kealy

Joseph A. Fitzmyer
A Guide to the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature
Reviewed by Shayna Sheinfeld

William H. Jennings
Storms over Genesis: Biblical Battleground in America's Wars of Religion
Reviewed by Michael D. Matlock

Julie Kelso
O Mother, Where Art Thou? An Irigarayan Reading of the Book of Chronicles
Reviewed by Susanne Scholz

Matthew J. Marohl
Faithfulness and the Purpose of Hebrews: A Social Identity Approach
Reviewed by Renate Viveen Hood

Alexander I. Negrov
Biblical Interpretation in the Russian Orthodox Church: A Historical and Hermeneutical Perspective
Reviewed by Peter Penner

Etienne Nodet
The Historical Jesus? Necessity and Limits of an Inquiry
Reviewed by James West

Julia M. O'Brien
Challenging Prophetic Metaphor: Theology and Ideology in the Prophets
Reviewed by Bo H. Lim

Mikeal C. Parsons
Acts
Reviewed by I. Howard Marshall

Ilaria Ramelli and David Konstan
Terms for Eternity: Aiônios and Aïdios in Classical and Christian Texts
Reviewed by Jan G. van der Watt

Kevin J. Vanhoozer, ed.
Theological Interpretation of the New Testament: A Book-by-Book Survey
Reviewed by Erik Heen


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Sábado, Setembro 12, 2009

Resenhas na RBL: 09.09.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Octavian D. Baban
On the Road Encounters in Luke-Acts: Hellenistic Mimesis and Luke's Theology of the Way
Reviewed by Ron Clark

Randall C. Bailey, Tat-siong Benny Liew, and Fernando F. Segovia, eds.
They Were All Together in One Place? Toward Minority Biblical Criticism
Reviewed by Gerald West

Richard Bauckham
The Jewish World around the New Testament: Collected Essays 1
Reviewed by Christoph Stenschke

Augustine Casiday and Frederick W. Norris
The Cambridge History of Christianity, Volume 2: Constantine to c. 600
Reviewed by Paul Dilley

Gregory Lee Cuéllar
Voices of Marginality: Exile and Return in Second Isaiah 40-55 and the Mexican Immigrant Experience
Reviewed by Timothy Sandoval

Lawrence DiPaolo Jr.
Hymn Fragments Embedded in the New Testament: Hellenistic Jewish and Greco-Roman Parallels
Reviewed by Daniel Darko

Daniel Durken, ed.
The New Collegeville Bible Commentary: New Testament
Reviewed by Peter Judge

Beverly Roberts Gaventa and Richard B. Hays, eds.
Seeking the Identity of Jesus: A Pilgrimage
Reviewed by Mark Elliott

Axel Graupner and Michael Wolter, eds.
Moses in Biblical and Extra-biblical Traditions
Reviewed by Hallvard Hagelia

Heidi J. Hornik and Mikeal C. Parsons
Illuminating Luke, Volume 3: The Passion and Resurrection Narratives in Italian Renaissance and Baroque Painting
Reviewed by Thomas E. Phillips

Andrew T. Lincoln and Angus Paddison, eds.
Christology and Scripture: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Reviewed by Douglas Campbell

Mark McEntire
Struggling with God: An Introduction to the Pentateuch
Reviewed by Lissa Wray Beal

Marvin Meyer
Judas: The Definitive Collection of Gospels and Legends about the Infamous Apostle of Jesus
Reviewed by Philip Tite

Anita Norich and Yaron Z. Eliav, eds.
Jewish Literatures and Cultures: Context and Intercontext
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

James M. Robinson
Jesus: According to the Earliest Witness
Reviewed by Petri Luomanen

Dan R. Stiver
Life Together in the Way of Jesus Christ: An Introduction to Christian Theology
Reviewed by Yolanda Dreyer


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Segunda-feira, Setembro 07, 2009

Resenhas na RBL - 01.09.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Margaret Barker
Temple Themes in Christian Worship
Reviewed by Albert Hogeterp

John Carroll
The Existential Jesus
Reviewed by Stephan Joubert

Hemchand Gossai
Barrenness and Blessing: Abraham, Sarah, and the Journey of Faith
Reviewed by Dorothea Erbele-Kuester

David Hamidovic
Les traditions du jubilé à Qumrân
Reviewed by Jan Dusek

Steven R. Johnson
Seeking the Imperishable Treasure: Wealth, Wisdom, and a Jesus Saying
Reviewed by Ken Olson

Craig R. Koester
The Word of Life: A Theology of John's Gospel
Reviewed by Cornelis Bennema

Matthew J. Marohl
Joseph's Dilemma: "Honor Killing" in the Birth Narrative of Matthew
Reviewed by Caryn Reeder

I. Howard Marshall
A Concise New Testament Theology
Reviewed by Mark R. Fairchild

Ehud Netzer
The Architecture of Herod, the Great Builder
Reviewed by David Chapman

D. C. Parker
An Introduction to the New Testament Manuscripts and Their Texts
Reviewed by Matteo Grosso

Stanley E. Porter and Christopher D. Stanley, eds.
As It Is Written: Studying Paul's Use of Scripture
Reviewed by H. H. Drake Williams III

John Reumann
Philippians: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
Reviewed by James Dunn

James M. Robinson
Jesus according to the Earliest Witnesses
Reviewed by V. George Shillington

Reuben J. Swanson
Reflections on Biblical Themes by an Octogenarian
Reviewed by Peter Penner

Joel Willitts
Matthew's Messianic Shepherd-King: In Search of "the Lost Sheep of the House of Israel"
Reviewed by Donald Senior

Constantino Ziccardi
The Relationship of Jesus and the Kingdom of God according to Luke-Acts
Reviewed by Joel B. Green


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Sábado, Agosto 29, 2009

Resenhas na RBL - 26.08.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Richard Bauckham, Daniel Driver, Trevor Hart, and Nathan MacDonald, eds.
A Cloud of Witnesses: The Theology of Hebrews in Its Ancient Contexts
Reviewed by Scott Mackie

Richard H. Bell
Deliver Us from Evil: Interpreting the Redemption from the Power of Satan in New Testament Theology
Reviewed by Francis Dalrymple-Hamilton

Katharina Bracht and David S. du Toit, eds.
Die Geschichte der Daniel-Auslegung in Judentum, Christentum und Islam: Studien zur Kommentierung des Danielbuches in Literatur und Kunst
Reviewed by Christoph Stenschke

J. Bradley Chance
Acts
Reviewed by Kenneth D. Litwak

Mordechai Cogan
The Raging Torrent: Historical Inscriptions from Assyria and Babylonia Relating to Ancient Israel
Reviewed by Aren Maeir

R. Alan Culpepper
Mark
Reviewed by John Painter

Andrew Harker
Loyalty and Dissidence in Roman Egypt: The Case of the Acta Alexandrinorum
Reviewed by Birger A. Pearson

Thomas R. Hatina, ed.
Biblical Interpretation in Early Christian Gospels: Volume 2: The Gospel of Matthew
Reviewed by Daniel Gurtner

Mark A. House, ed.
Compact Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament
Reviewed by Pierre Johan Jordaan

Steven Leonard Jacobs, ed.
Maven in Blue Jeans: A Festschrift in Honor of Zev Garber
Reviewed by William H. Krieger

Barry C. Joslin
Hebrews, Christ and the Law: The Theology of the Mosaic Law in Hebrews 7:1-10:18
Reviewed by David Allen

Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, Ellen Bradshaw Aitken, and Jonathan A. Draper, eds.
The Bible in the Public Square: Reading the Signs of the Times
Reviewed by Holly E. Hearon

Michael Labahn and Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte, eds.
A Kind of Magic: Understanding Magic in the New Testament and Its Religious Environment
Reviewed by Hans-Josef Klauck

Karoline M.Lewis
Rereading the "Shepherd Discourse": Restoring the Integrity of John 9:39-10:21
Reviewed by Beate Kowalski

J. G. McConville
God and Earthly Power: An Old Testament Political Theology
Reviewed by Paul Kissling


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Sábado, Agosto 22, 2009

Resenhas na RBL - 19.08.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Bill T. Arnold
Genesis
Reviewed by Jan-Wim Wesselius

Margaret Barker
The Hidden Tradition of the Kingdom of God
Reviewed by Benedict Thomas Viviano, O.P.

Adam Green
King Saul: The True History of the First Messiah
Reviewed by Ralph K. Hawkins

Søren Holst
Verbs and War Scroll: Studies in the Hebrew Verbal System and the Qumran War Scrolls
Reviewed by Francis Dalrymple-Hamilton

Hans-Josef Klauck
The Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles: An Introduction
Reviewed by Paul Dilley

Bernard M. Levinson
"The Right Chorale": Studies in Biblical Law and Interpretation
Reviewed by J. Glen Taylor

Darian Lockett
Purity and Worldview in the Epistle of James
Reviewed by John C. Poirier

Daniel Marguerat, ed.
Introduction au Nouveau Testament: Son histoire, son écriture, sa théologie
Reviewed by V. Henry T. Nguyen

Steve Mason
Flavius Josephus: Translation and Commentary: Vol. 1b: Judean War 2
Reviewed by Marcus Sigismund

Francis J. Moloney
Life of Jesus in Icons: From the "Bible of Tbilisi"
Reviewed by V. Henry T. Nguyen

Martti Nissinen and Risto Uro, eds.
Sacred Marriages: The Divine-Human Sexual Metaphor from Sumer to Early Christianity
Reviewed by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

Jacobine G. Oudshoorn
The Relationship between Roman and Local Law in the Babatha and Salome Komaise Archives: General Analysis and Three Case Studies on Law of Succession, Guardianship and Marriage
Reviewed by Judith Evans Grubbs

Kuo-Wei Peng
Hate the Evil, Hold Fast to the Good: Structuring Romans 12.1-15.1
Reviewed by Derek R. Brown

Per Rönnegård
Threads and Images: The Use of Scripture in Apophthegmata Patrum
Reviewed by Mark DelCogliano

Eckhard J. Schnabel
Paul the Missionary: Realities, Strategies and Methods
Reviewed by Torrey Seland


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Quarta-feira, Agosto 12, 2009

Resenhas na RBL - 06.08.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Mieke Bal
Loving Yusuf: Conceptual Travels from Present to Past
Reviewed by Rebecca Raphael

Roland Boer
Last Stop Before Antarctica: The Bible and Postcolonialism in Australia
Reviewed by Steed Vernyl Davidson

Cilliers Breytenbach and Jörg Frey, eds.
Aufgabe und Durchführung einer Theologie des Neuen Testaments
Reviewed by Willard M. Swartley

Timothy Clack and Marcus Brittain, eds.
Archaeology and the Media
Reviewed by Yuval Gadot

Gudrun Holtz
Damit Gott sei alles in allem: Studien zum paulinischen und frühjüdischen Universalismus
Reviewed by Lars Kierspel

Joseph F. Kelly
The Birth of Jesus according to the Gospels
Reviewed by J. Samuel Subramanian

Andreas J. Kostenberger and Scott R. Swain, eds
Father, Son and Spirit: The Trinity and John's Gospel
Reviewed by Martijn Steegen

Tom Thatcher, ed.
Jesus, the Voice, and the Text: Beyond The Oral and the Written Gospel
Reviewed by Stephan Witetschek

C. Adrian Thomas
A Case For Mixed-Audience with Reference to the Warning Passages in the Book of Hebrews
Reviewed by Gert J. Steyn

Felipe Blanco Wißmann
"Er tat das Rechte": Beurteilungskriterien und Deuteronomismus in 1Kön 12-2Kön 25
Reviewed by Ernst Axel Knauf

Leslie S. Wilson
The Book of Job: Judaism in the Second Century BCE: An Intertextual Reading
Reviewed by F. Rachel Magdalene


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Sexta-feira, Julho 31, 2009

Resenhas na RBL - 30.07.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Keith Bodner
1 Samuel: A Narrative Commentary
Reviewed by Tim Bulkeley

J. Bretschneider, J. Driessen, and K. van Lerberghe, eds.
Power and Architecture: Monumental Public Architecture in the Bronze Age Near East and Aegean
Reviewed by Aren Maeir

Adela Yarbro Collins and John J. Collins
King and Messiah as Son of God: Divine, Human, and Angelic Messianic Figures in Biblical and Related Literature
Reviewed by Stephen Reed

Stacy Davis
This Strange Story: Jewish and Christian Interpretation of the Curse of Canaan from Antiquity to 1865
Reviewed by David M. Whitford

Michael B. Dick
Reading the Old Testament: An Inductive Introduction
Reviewed by George C. Heider

Tamara Cohn Eskenazi and Andrea L. Weiss, eds.
The Torah: A Women's Commentary
Reviewed by Yael Shemesh

Friedhelm Hartenstein
Das Angesicht JHWHs: Studien zu seinem höfischen und kultischen Bedeutungshintergrund in den Psalmen und in Exodus 32-34
Reviewed by Mark W. Hamilton

Brad E. Kelle and Frank Ritchel Ames, eds.
Writing and Reading War: Rhetoric, Gender, and Ethics in Biblical and Modern Contexts
Reviewed by Pierre Johan Jordaan

Seyoon Kim
Christ and Caesar: The Gospel and the Roman Empire in the Writings of Paul and Luke
Reviewed by Warren Carter

Tat-siong Benny Liew
What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament
Reviewed by Jae Won Lee

Evan Powell
The Myth of the Lost Gospel
Reviewed by Sarah E. Rollens

Moses Taiwo
Paul's Rhetoric in 1 Corinthians 10:29b-30
Reviewed by Mark A. Jennings

James W. Thompson
Hebrews
Reviewed by Alan C. Mitchell

Jason A. Whitlark
Enabling Fidelity to God: Perseverance in Hebrews in Light of Reciprocity Systems in the Ancient Mediterranean World
Reviewed by Ryan D. Chivington


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Sábado, Julho 25, 2009

Resenhas na RBL - 20.07.2009

As seguintes resenhas foram recentemente publicadas pela Review of Biblical Literature:

Peter Bouteneff
Beginnings: Ancient Christian Readings of the Biblical Creation Narratives
Reviewed by Korinna Zamfir

Michael Erler and Stefan Schorn, eds.
Die griechische Biographie in hellenistischer Zeit: Akten des internationalen Kongresses vom 26.-29. Juli 2006 in Würzburg
Reviewed by Stephan Witetschek

Tamara Cohn Eskenazi and Andrea L. Weiss, eds.
The Torah: A Women's Commentary
Reviewed by Amelia Devin Freedman

Frank Holzbrecher
Paulus und der historische Jesus: Darstellung und Analyse der bisherigen Forschungsgeschichte
Reviewed by Edwin Broadhead

H. A. G. Houghton
Augustine's Text of John: Patristic Citations and Latin Gospel Manuscripts
Reviewed by Craig R. Koester

Patrick Hunt
Poetry in the Song of Songs: A Literary Analysis
Reviewed by Stefan Fischer

Mark J. Keown
Congregational Evangelism in Philippians: The Centrality of an Appeal for Gospel Proclamation to the Fabric of Philippians
Reviewed by James Miller

John S. Kloppenborg
Q, the Earliest Gospel: An Introduction to the Original Stories and Sayings of Jesus
Reviewed by Christopher Tuckett

Bruce J. Malina and John J. Pilch
Social-Science Commentary on the Book of Acts
Reviewed by Kenneth D. Litwak

Vanessa R. Sasson
The Birth of Moses and the Buddha: A Paradigm for the Comparative Study of Religions
Reviewed by Marco Frenschkowski

James T. Sparks
The Chronicler's Genealogies: Towards an Understanding of 1 Chronicles 1-9
Reviewed by Gershon Galil

Oda Wischmeyer and Stefan Scholz, eds.
Die Bibel als Text: Beiträge zu einer textbezogenen Bibel-Hermeneutik
Reviewed by Mark W. Elliott


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