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The Righteousness of God by Charles Lee Irons (review)

Review by Matthew Monkemeier Irons, Charles Lee. The Righteousness of God: A Lexical Examination of the Covenant-Faithfulness Interpretation. WUNT 2.386. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015. Very few word-groups are as consequential for how we understand Paul as the “righteousness” (δικ-) word-group, … Continue reading

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Review: World Upside Down by C. Kavin Rowe

Rowe, C. Kavin. World Upside Down: Reading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. In World Upside Down, Kavin Rowe explores the political and cultural vision of Acts. Against scholars who view Luke-Acts as a pro-Roman apologetic, Rowe argues … Continue reading

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Review of Paul: Life, Setting, Work, Letters, edited by Oda Wischmeyer

Wischmeyer, Oda, ed. Paul: Life, Setting, Work, Letters. Translated by Helen S. Heron. London: T&T Clark, 2012. $35.73 For many English speakers interested in Biblical Studies, it takes . . . longer . . . to read German scholarship, but … Continue reading

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Review: The World of the New Testament, edited by Joel B. Green and Lee M. McDonald

Joel B. Green and Lee Martin McDonald, eds. The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013. The World of the New Testament (hereafter WNT) contains 44 essays covering a wide array of … 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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