Category Archives: Book Reviews

19th Century Female Biblical Interpreters

The following is a guest post from Amanda MacInnis-Hackney who is a Ph.D. student at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. The post originally appeared on her blog. You can also find her on twitter @CWtheology. One of the highlight’s of … Continue reading

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Need a Textbook on Biblical Hermeneutics?

If you are teaching an introductory course on biblical hermeneutics or need a resource for a class that touches on the subject matter, you might consider Jeannine K. Brown’s book Scripture as Communication: Introducing Biblical Hermeneutics. Brown provides a clearly … Continue reading

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Beverly Roberts Gaventa on Faith and Scholarship

The following excerpts are from I (Still) Believe: Leading Bible Scholars Share Their Stories of Faith and Scholarship (2015). Dr. Beverly Roberts Gaventa is Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Baylor University. Her chapter in the book is entitled “A … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight: Nyasha Junior on Womanist Biblical Interpretation

Dr. Nyasha Junior recently published a new book that sold out at the SBL conference in November: An Introduction to Womanist Biblical Interpretation through Westminster John Knox Press. Dr. Junior is an Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible in the Department … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight: The Enemy in the Household

This post highlights Caryn A. Reeder’s study The Enemy in the Household: Family Violence in Deuteronomy and Beyond, a revision of her dissertation at the University of Cambridge. Reeder is Associate Professor of New Testament at Westmont College. The Enemy … Continue reading

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New Book and Talks on Deuteronomistic Portrayal of Kings By Alison L. Joseph

This fall Dr. Alison L. Joseph will discuss her research published in Portrait of the Kings: The Davidic Prototype in Deuteronomistic Poetics. On September 17, 2015 she will be at Falvey Library at Villanova University in Pennsylvania and on October 15, … Continue reading

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New Book: Ellen F. Davis on Biblical Prophecy

The following is reprinted here with permission of Duke University Divinity school. Ellen F. Davis, the Amos Ragan Kearns Distinguished Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School, has written a volume on biblical prophecy for Interpretation Resources, … Continue reading

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Women Scholars in SBL Book Reviews

SBL regularly updates its collection of book reviews. Members receive emails (Review of Biblical Literature) providing links to these specific reviews. Typically each e-mail has a list of approximately ten books. Of these an average of one or two are … Continue reading

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