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THE GOSPEL OF MARK. A Commentary by Francis J. Moloney
March 25, 2010 – 11:06 am | No Comment

Thomas Trapp reviews THE GOSPEL OF MARK. A Commentary. By Francis J. Moloney. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson, 2002. Pp. xviii + 398. Hardcover $29.95

TWO STRANGE BEASTS: LEVIATHAN AND BEHEMOTH IN SECOND TEMPLE AND EARLY RABBINIC JUDAISM
March 25, 2010 – 11:04 am | No Comment

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.

THE HONEYMOON IS OVER: Jonah’s Argument with God by T. A. Perry
March 25, 2010 – 11:01 am | No Comment

Henry Rowold reviews THE HONEYMOON IS OVER: Jonah’s Argument with God. By T. A. Perry. Peabody: Hendrickson, 2006. 250 pages. Paper. $19.95

METAPHOR IN CULTURE: Universality and Variation by Zoltán Kövecses
March 25, 2010 – 10:59 am | No Comment

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.

BECAUSE YOU BEAR THIS NAME by Bonnie Howe
March 25, 2010 – 10:57 am | 2 Comments

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.

THE SEDUCTION OF EXTREMES: Swallowing Camels and Straining Gnats, by Peter Kurowski
March 18, 2010 – 4:24 pm | No Comment

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.

PREACHING WITH ALL YOU’VE GOT: Embodying the Word by David Day
March 18, 2010 – 4:16 pm | No Comment

Fracis Rossow reviews PREACHING WITH ALL YOU’VE GOT: Embodying the Word. By David Day. Hendrickson Publishers, 2005. 186 pages. Paper. $16.95.

EZRA, NEHEMIAH, ESTHER: New International Biblical Commentary, by L. Allen and T. Laniak
March 18, 2010 – 4:12 pm | No Comment

Merlin Rehm reviews NEW INTERNATION BIBLICAL COMMENTARY: Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther. By L. Allen and T. Laniak. Peabody: Hendrickson. 2003. 290 pages. Paper. $11.95

JAMES; 1, 2 PETER; 1,2,3 JOHN; JUDE (The People’s Bible) by Mark A. Jeske
March 18, 2010 – 4:06 pm | One Comment

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.

THE WIT OF MARTIN LUTHER by Eric W. Gritsch
March 16, 2010 – 6:20 pm | No Comment

Timothy Maschke reviews THE WIT OF MARTIN LUTHER. By Eric W. Gritsch. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2006. 142 pages. Paper. $7.00.