Book Giveaway!

I managed to receive an extra copy of Hendrickson’s recent Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical & Post-Biblical Antiquity: Volume 2, De–H, so naturally I thought I’d host a book giveaway. Earning a chance to win will be simple–one entry per comment below. There’s no limit to the number of comments you may leave–stack the… More Book Giveaway!

Bible Review: The Greek New Testament–A Reader’s Edition

The Greek New Testament: A Reader’s Edition Hendrickson | Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft | CBD Many thanks to the kind folks at Hendrickson for this review copy! As I noted in my review of the UBS5, I have always preferred the UBS over the Nestle-Aland, and it usually comes down to one aspect—aesthetics. The UBS text is… More Bible Review: The Greek New Testament–A Reader’s Edition

Book Sale

No, I’m not selling mine–don’t be silly! But Westminster Bookstore has a couple of volumes on sale that you might be interested in: Collected Writings on Scripture (D. A. Carson) for $7 and Resurrection and Eschatology: Theology in Service of the Church: Essays in Honor of Richard B. Gaffin, Jr. (eds. Lane G. Tipton and Jeffrey Waddington) for $10.… More Book Sale


It seems no matter how meticulous editors and proofreaders are, invariably mistakes are missed. I found this one in Frederick J. Murphy’s Apocalypticism in the Bible and Its World, p. 94. There was no empire-wide persecution of Christianity until the middle of the third century BCE. Did you catch it? BTW, this is a great book–get… More Typos

My New Study Aid

For my birthday last week, I received gifts that were nothing if not practical. For me, this is a good thing. The older I get, the more the things I want need to be of some use. In addition to clothes, accessories, and funds (!), I got something I’ve wanted for some time–a book stand!… More My New Study Aid

Bad Book Covers

I posted not too long ago how much I appreciate good book covers, album cover art, etc. As I’m sure you know, for every good piece of cover art there are ten bad ones. This gem came through an email I received this morning. While the overall design isn’t bad, I think it’s quite strange… More Bad Book Covers