The periodical published by the Institute for Biblical Research, known as “Bulletin for Biblical Research” (23/4, 2013), included a positive review of Reed Lessing’s commentary on Isaiah 40-55. Gary Smith of Bethel Seminary writes: “Overall, this is an outstanding and unique commentary with valuable lexical and syntactic notes to help those who need a little ..
May 21 has come and gone, we’re all still here. But “the end times” and what will happen to us when either the or our end comes is still on the minds of many. Two recent books have been runaway bestsellers, one on heaven, one (ostensibly) on hell. The latter has received blogospheric amounts of ..
Dr. James Brauer and Dr. Kent Burreson review (full text): “Fostering Unity Without Imposing Uniformity”: A Review of Evangelical Lutheran Worship. Pew Edition. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2006. 1248 pages. Cloth. $20.00
Timothy Maschke reviews GETTING READY FOR THE NEW LIFE: FACING ILLNESS OR DEATH WITH THE WORD AND PRAYERS. Lutheran Voices series. By Richard F. Bansemer. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2004. 83 pages. Paper. $9.99
Timothy Maschke reviews DON’T TELL ME THAT! Martin Luther’s Antinomian Theses. Translated by Paul Strawn. Minneapolis: Lutheran Press, 2004. 78 pages. Paper. $5.50
Thomas Trapp reviews THE GOSPEL OF MARK. A Commentary. By Francis J. Moloney. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson, 2002. Pp. xviii + 398. Hardcover $29.95
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
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