Category Archives: ANE

Review: Against the Gods by John Currid

John. D. Currid, Against the Gods: The Polemical Theology of the Old Testament, (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2013), 160 pages. I would like to thank Crossway for providing me a review copy. Amazon | Crossway Overview John Currid, professor of Old … Continue reading

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Review of “The Lost World of Scripture: Ancient Literary Culture and Biblical Authority”

There are all sorts of good books: ones that are thought-provoking, ones with polished writing that flows smoothly, and ones that are enjoyable too. Then there are books that go further: they include all these aspects, as well as being … Continue reading

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New Publication on Ezekiel by Daniel Block

The latest entry in Daniel Block’s growing bibliography is now in print! Dr. Block has long been known for his fine 2-volume commentary on Ezekiel in the NICOT series.  It is widely used in both seminaries and university classrooms (The … Continue reading

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Review: On the Reliability of the OT by K. A. Kitchen

K. A. Kitchen, On the Reliability of the Old Testament, (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003), 684 pages. I would like to thank Eerdmans for providing me a review copy. Amazon | Eerdmans Kenneth Kitchen’s book examining the evidence for the reliability of … Continue reading

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in the works . . . by Daniel Block

Dr. Daniel Block must be one of the most productive writers on the planet. Since I arrived at Wheaton to study under him just 18 months ago he has published 4 books, with 6 others in various stages of preparation, … Continue reading

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On Accommodation and God’s Sovereignty

I’ve been thinking about the idea of divine accommodation a lot recently, due mainly to my research on the ancient Near East (ANE) creation and flood stories. Reading Richard Hess’ book, Israelite Religions, over Christmas break also sparked some thoughts. … Continue reading

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Wheaton Archaeology Lecture Series: Harry Hoffner on Hittite Kingship

Archaeology Lecture by Dr. Harry Hoffner Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 7 – 9pm BGC 534 Wheaton College is pleased to host Dr. Harry Hoffner, professor emeritus of the University of Chicago, for a lecture entitled, “Getting to be King and Staying There: … Continue reading

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