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Review: Now My Eyes Have Seen You (NSBT)

Job is a particularly difficult book (in English, Hebrew, and Greek). Understanding the poetry of Job and his three friends requires having a handle on their worldview, which involves a lot of reading of peripheral material from the ANE world. … Continue reading

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Review: The Book of Isaiah and God’s Kingdom (NSBT)

In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him stood the seraphim. Each had six wings: with two he … Continue reading

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Review: Unceasing Kindness (NSBT)

For such a short book, I’ve always found the book of Ruth to be quite perplexing. Why does she remain with Naomi, the “bitter” woman? Then she meets Boaz, and for some reason is at his feet very late at night … Continue reading

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Review: Who Shall Ascend the Mountain of the Lord? (NSBT)

It’s the new year, and perhaps you’ve already started reading your through-the-Bible-in-a-year program. The number one bane of reading through the Bible comes early: Leviticus. Why is it even in the Bible? Just to make Christians thank God we don’t … Continue reading

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Review: Dominion and Dynasty (NSBT)

There are 39 books in the OT. The Bible is a unity, but how do they all fit? How does Proverbs fit with Kings? Isaiah with Chronicles? Leviticus with Ecclesiastes? Stephen Dempster, Stuart E. Murray Professor of Religious Studies at … Continue reading

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Review: The God Who Makes Himself Known (NSBT)

If you’ve ever read Exodus, I’m sure you’ve quickly realized it’s a pretty boring book. Yes, thanks to the Prince of Egypt we can imagine the plagues with the song Deliver Us playing in the back of our minds. But … Continue reading

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Review: The Acts of the Risen Lord Jesus (NSBT)

Why do you read Acts? To figure out if the gifts of the Spirit are for today or if they’ve ceased? How should we baptism? Believers? Children? What about church politics? How should the church today be run? How should … Continue reading

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Review: Five Festal Garments (NSBT)

Five Festal Garments by Barry Webb is the tenth volume in the New Studies in Biblical Theology [NSBT] series edited by D. A. Carson. Webb, known for his work on Judges, writes about ‘the Scrolls,’ made up by the five shortest … Continue reading

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Review: Covenant and Commandment (NSBT)

I’ve posted a few reviews so far of books from the NSBT series [here, here, and here]. So far they haven’t let me down, and the newest contribution from Bradley Green didn’t disappoint. Covenant and Commandment is the 33rd book in … Continue reading

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Review: The Temple and the Church’s Mission (NSBT)

G. K. Beale is the professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary. He’s well known for his commentary on Revelation (and a shorter one too) and books on the New Testament’s use of the Old Testament [Commentary on … Continue reading

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