Bulletin for Biblical Research Vol. 23 No. 2

ARTICLES
The Ethics of Inclusion: The and the  in the Passover to Yhwh. . . . . . 155
Joseph Ryan Kelly

Rest for the Animals?
Nonhuman Sabbath Repose in Pentateuchal Law. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167
A. Rachel Schafer

Desiring God: The Blood of the Covenant in Exodus 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187
Amy L. B. Peeler

A Passionate Prophet: Reading Emotions in the Book of Malachi . . . . . . . 207
E. Ray Clendenen

Reconsidering the Authorship of Colossians . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223
Maria A. Pascuzzi

BOOK REVIEWS

Karen Radner and Eleanor Robson, eds., The Oxford Handbook of
Cuneiform Culture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247
Reviewed by Gerald A. Klingbeil

Andreas Schuele, An Introduction to Biblical Aramaic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249
Reviewed by Brian W. Davidson

John Huehnergard, An Introduction to Ugaritic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .251
Reviewed by John A. Cook

Gary Alan Chamberlain, The Greek of the Septuagint: A Supplement Lexicon . . . . . . 253
Reviewed by David B. Schreiner

Marvin A. Sweeney, TANAK: A Theological and Critical Introduction
to the Jewish Bible . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .255
Reviewed by Charles Halton

Victor H. Matthews and James C. Moyer, The Old Testament: Text and Context . . . . . . . . 256
Reviewed by Carlos Mora

Eugene H. Merrill, Mark E. Rooker, and Michael A. Grisanti, The World and
the Word: An Introduction to the Old Testament. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257
Reviewed by Sung fin Park

Mark S. Gignilliat, A Brief History of Old Testament Criticism:
From Benedict Spinoza to Brevard Childs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .259
Reviewed by Elaine A. Phillips

Daniel R. Driver, Brevard Childs, Biblical Theologian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .261
Reviewed by Nathan Chambers

Nathan MacDonald, Mark W. Elliott, and Grant Macaskill, eds., Genesis
and Christian Theology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263
Reviewed by Harold Aloma

Jerry Hwang, The Rhetoric of Remembrance:
An Investigation of the “Fathers” in Deuteronomy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265
Reviewed by Stephen M. Coleman

John Gray, The Book of Job . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267
Reviewed by Richard W. Medina

W. H. Bellinger Jr., Psalms: A Guide to Studying the Psalter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269
Reviewed by Leslie C. Allen

Kristin Joachimsen, Identities in Transition: The Pursuit of Isaiah 52:13-53:12 . . . . . . . . . 270
Reviewed by John N. Oswalt

Benjamin A. Foreman, Animal Metaphors and the People of Israel
in the Book of Jeremiah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 272
Reviewed by Rachel Schafer

David Frankel, The Land of Canaan and the Destiny of Israel:
Theologies of Territory in the Hebrew Bible . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273
Reviewed by Elmer A. Martens

John J. Collins and Daniel C. Harlow, eds., The Eerdmans Dictionary
of Early Judaism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275
Reviewed by Craig A. Evans

Conleath Kearns, The Expanded Text of Ecclesiasticus:
Its Teaching on the Future Life as a Clue to Its Origin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277
Reviewed by Christian Askeland

Catherine Hezser, ed., The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Daily Life in Roman Palestine and Michael Peachin, ed., The Oxford Handbook of Social Relations
in the Roman World . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 278
Reviewed by David W. Pao

Jodi Magness, Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit: Jewish Daily Life in the Time of Jesus . . . . . . 280  Reviewed by Elaine A. Phillips

Gonzalo Haya-Prats, Empowered Believers: The Holy Spirit in the Book of Acts 281
Reviewed by Robert S. Snow

Andrew D. Naselli, From Typology to Doxology:
Paul’s Use of Isaiah and Job in Romans 11:34-35 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283
Reviewed by Matthew D Jensen

John M. G. Barclay, Pauline Churches and Diaspora Jews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284
Reviewed by Sigurd Grindheim

Jorg Frey, James A. Kelhoffer, and Franz Toth, eds., Die Johannesapokalypse:
Kontexte-Konzepte-Rezeption . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286
Reviewed by Eckhard f. Schnabel

Bart D. Ehrman and Zlatko Plese, The Apocryphal Gospels:
Texts and Translations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 288
Reviewed by Craig A. Evans

Joseph Verheyden, Korinna Zamfir, and Nicklas Tobias, eds., Prophets and
Prophecy in Jewish and Early Christian Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290
Reviewed by Don Garlington

Marion Ann Taylor and Agnes Choi, eds., Handbook of
Women Biblical Interpreters: A Historical and Biographical Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . 293
Reviewed by Jeannine K. Brown

Paul Trebilco, Self-Designations and Group Identity in the New Testament . . . .  294
Reviewed by James P. Sweeney

JohnS. Kloppenborg and RichardS. Ascough, Greco- Roman Associations: Texts, Translations, and Commentary, vol. 1: Attica, Central Greece, Macedonia, Thrace and Richard S. Ascough, Philip A. Harland, and John S. Kloppenborg, Associations
in the Greco- Roman World: A Sourcebook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  296
Reviewed by Eckhard f. Schnabel

Ruth Langer, Cursing the Christians? A History of the Birkat Haminim . . . . . . . . 298
Reviewed by Jarvis f. Williams

Hans Dieter Betz, Don S. Browning, Bernd Janowski, and Eberhard Jiingel, eds.,
Religion Past and Present: Encyclopedia of Theology and Religion, vols. 10 (Pet-
Ref) and 11 (Reg-Sie) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 300
Reviewed by Eckhard J. Schnabel

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