Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Forthcoming Titles of Interest

Here are some forthcoming releases that might whet the appetite.

1) Greg Beale has authored We Become What We Worship: A Biblical Theology of Idolatry slated to be released from InterVarsity in November 2008. The blurb I found reads thusly:

The heart of the Biblical understanding of idolatry, argues Gregory Beale, is that we become like what we worship. Employing Isaiah 6 as his interpretive lens, Beale demonstrates that this understanding of idolatry permeates the whole canon, from Genesis to Revelation.

2) Gene Green is now the latest contributor to the BECNT series with his commentary Jude & 2 Peter again due to release in November of this year (Gee, I wonder if this has anything to do with SBL?)

3) Famed Israeli archaelogist of the Herodian period, Ehud Netzer, has done every student of the New Testament a huge service by publishing The Architecture of Herod, the Great Builder in the much more accessible Baker Academic paperback (originally published by Mohr Siebeck), although this one is still a lofty $69.99. This work is due for release in October, but I can wait for the 50% discount a month later at SBL!

4)Also due in October is Ian W. Scott's Paul's Way of Knowing: Story, Experience, and the Spirit. Admittedly, this is the one I'm really excited about as this study explores Paul's epistemology and how Paul's theological knowledge is rooted in narrative while fostering relational connections.

Well, that's all for now! Start making out your SBL wish lists!

1 comment:

Nijay K. Gupta said...

If you are interested in Pauline epistemology, check out A. Munzinger's DISCERNING THE SPIRITS (new SNTSMS). It is on Pauline hermeneutics and epistemology and it is really good.