Category Archives: Hermeneutics

Review: Language for God in Patristic Tradition by Mark Sheridan

Sheridan, Mark. Language for God in Patristic Tradition: Wrestling with Biblical Anthropomorphism. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2015. 254 pp. IVP Academic | Amazon In this book, Mark Sheridan examines how early Christians came to terms with the portrayal of God in … Continue reading

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Review of Georg Walser’s OT Quotations in Hebrews

Wasler, Georg. Old Testament Quotations in Hebrews. WUNT 2/356. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013. According to Walser, recent scholarship on Hebrews has failed to take into account the complexity of biblical text-traditions that existed in the first century CE, especially as … Continue reading

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Review: Hermeneutics by Anthony Thiselton

Anthony Thiselton, Hermeneutics: An Introduction, (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009), 424 pages. I would like to thank Eerdmans for providing me a review copy. Amazon | Eerdmans Hermeneutics: An Introduction is Anthony Thiselton’s latest in a long and distinguished list of publications … 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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Review: Israel’s Gospel by John Goldingay

John Goldingay, Old Testament Theology: Israel’s Gospel, (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic), 940 pages. I would like to thank IVP for providing me a review copy. Amazon | IVP [As with all posts, the views expressed below are entirely my own. … Continue reading

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Review of Douglas Farrow’s Ascension Theology

“I’ve been reading Farrow on the ascension.” “Which Farrow? Protestant or Catholic?” “Catholic.” “Oh, that’s too bad.” I know, I know, this is supposed to be a book review. But I’ve had enough conversations like the one above to get … Continue reading

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Review “Effective Bible Teaching,” James C. Wilhoit & Leland Ryken

  This book was highly recommended by the renowned teacher Howard G. Hendricks. I thought about stopping there, but of course I won’t. Originally published in 1988, a second edition of Wilhoit and Ryken’s Effective Bible Teaching makes minor changes … Continue reading

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