Articles tagged with: Book Review
Henry Rowold reviews TWO STRANGE BEASTS: LEVIATHAN AND BEHEMOTH IN SECOND TEMPLE AND EARLY RABBINIC JUDAISM. K. William Whitney, Jr. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2006. xvi+216 pages. Cloth. $34.95.
Henry Rowold reviews THE HONEYMOON IS OVER: Jonah’s Argument with God. By T. A. Perry. Peabody: Hendrickson, 2006. 250 pages. Paper. $19.95
Justin Rossow reviews METAPHOR IN CULTURE: Universality and Variation. By Zoltán Kövecses. Cambridge, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Paperback ed., 2007. 332 pages. Cloth. $75.00. Paper $29.99.
Justin Rossow reviews BECAUSE YOU BEAR THIS NAME: Conceptual Metaphor and the Moral Meaning of 1 Peter. By Bonnie Howe. Boston: Brill, 2006. xxii + 402 pages. Cloth. $181.00.
Having defined paradox as “the wedding of two seemingly contradictory truths that form a deeper truth” (17), Dr. Kurowski states the thesis of his book thus: “The heart of Christianity is its paradoxical gospel” (124), “the gospel itself being the chief paradox” (54). Paradox characterizes the person of Christ: He is simultaneously one hundred percent God and one hundred percent man. Paradox characterizes the saving work of Christ on the cross; there the perfectly sinless One is made sin for us. Paradox characterizes the way the Good News of this Person and what He did for us works on people; its weakness is God’s strength and its foolishness is God’s wisdom…
Francis Rossow reviews THE SEDUCTION OF EXTREMES: Swallowing Camels and Straining Gnats. By Peter Kurowski. Winepress Publishing, 2007. 178 pages. Paper. No price given.
Fracis Rossow reviews PREACHING WITH ALL YOU’VE GOT: Embodying the Word. By David Day. Hendrickson Publishers, 2005. 186 pages. Paper. $16.95.
Merlin Rehm reviews NEW INTERNATION BIBLICAL COMMENTARY: Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther. By L. Allen and T. Laniak. Peabody: Hendrickson. 2003. 290 pages. Paper. $11.95
Merlin Rehm reviews JAMES, 1, 2, PETER, 1,2,3, JOHN, JUDE. (The People’s Bible). By Mark A. Jeske. Milwaukee: Northwestern Publishing House, 2002. 347 pages. Paper. $15.99.
Timothy Maschke reviews THE WIT OF MARTIN LUTHER. By Eric W. Gritsch. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2006. 142 pages. Paper. $7.00.
Timothy Maschke reviews HOW TO THINK THEOLOGICALLY. By Howard W. Stone and James O. Duke. Second Edition. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2006. 142 pages. Paper. $15.00.