Here are some Biblical Studies highlights from the Spring/Summer Baker Academic catalog.
Handbook of Women Biblical Interpreters, edited by Marion Ann Taylor. 130 interpreters studied in this ~600 page handbook: Elizabeth Achtemeier, Catherine of Sienna, Julian of Norwich, Phoebe Palmer, Teresa of Avila, etc… Looks interesting!
Jonathan Pennington is publishing a textbook called Reading the Gospels Wisely: A Narratival and Theological Introduction (256pp.). This reminds me a bit of Eddie Adams’ recent release on Parallel Lives of Jesus in that both of these books focus on narrative criticism. Still, I think there is probably room for both contributions. This one is coming in September.
What Christians Believe About the Bible: A Concise Guide for Students, by Don Thorsen and Keith Reeves, introduces perspectives on what various traditions believe regarding the nature of Scripture. I think that such a book has been needed for some time, and…
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