Bulletin for Biblical Research Vol. 23, No. 4 – Winter 2013

ARTICLES

Current Trends in Old Testament Textual Criticism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 461
Paul D. Wegner

The Missio Dei as an Integrative Motif in the Book of Jeremiah……….. 481
Jerry Hwang

From Slaves of Sin to Slaves of God:
Reconsidering the Origin of Paul’s Slavery Metaphor in Romans 6 ….. 509
John K. Goodrich

Meals in Pagan Temples and Apostolic Finances:
How Effective Is Paul’s Argument in 1 Corinthians 9:1-23
in the Context of 1 Corinthians 8-10?…………………………………………. 531
Joel R. White

Authority and Motivation in the Apocalypse of John. . . . . . . . . . . . . .  547
Alexander E. Stewart

BOOK REVIEWS

Rainer Albertz and Rudiger Schmitt, Family and Household Religion in
Ancient Israel and the Levant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .565
Richard S. Hess

Peter Pfalzner, Herbert Niehr, Ernst Pernicka, and Anne Wissing, eds.,
(Re-)Constructing Funerary Rituals in the Ancient Near East: Proceedings of the
First International Symposium of the TUbingen Post-graduate School
“Symbols of the Dead” in May 2009 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 568
Gerald A. Klingbeil

Rolf Grundlach and Kate Spence, eds., 5. Symposium on Egyptian Royal Ideology;: Palace and Temple. Architecture-Decoration-Ritual,
Cambridge, July, 16th-17th, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 572
Bryan C. Babcock

Dominik Elkowicz, Tempel und Kultplaze der Philister und der Volker des Ostjordanlandes:………………………………………………………………………574
Eine Untersuchung zur Bau- und zur Kultgeschichte wahrend der Eisenzeit I-II
David B. Schreiner

Michael Williams, Basics of Ancient Ugaritic:
A Concise Grammar, Workbook, and Lexicon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 575
Matthew McAffee

Adam Zertal, ed., El-Ahwat: A Fortified Site from the Early Iron Age
Near Nahal ‘Iron, Israel. Excavations 1993-2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .578
Ralph K. Hawkins

Craig A. Evans, Joel N. Lohr, and David L. Petersen, eds., The Book of Genesis:
Composition, Reception, and Interpretation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 580
John H. Walton

Sun Myung Lyu, Righteousness in the Book of Proverbs . . . . . . . . . . 584
Lael Caesar

R. Reed Lessing, Isaiah 40-55 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .586
Gary V. Smith

Jacob Milgram and Daniel I Block, Ezekiel’s Hope: A Commentary on Ezekiel 38-48
Elmer A. Martens……………………………………………………………………. 588

Reinhard Achenbach, Rainer Albertz, and Jakob Wohrle, eds., The Foreigner and
the Law: Perspectives from the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East……… Larisa Levicheva…………………………………………………….. 589

David S. Hasselbrook, Studies in New Testament Lexicography:
Advancing toward a Full Diachronic Approach with the Greek Language
Roy E. Ciampa ………………………………………………………………………. 591

Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis, ed., Septuaginta: Vet us Testamentum Graecum ………………………………………………………………………………. 593
Roy E. Ciampa

Bart D. Ehrman and Michael W. Holmes, eds., The Text of the New Testament in
Contemporary Research: Essays on the Status Quaestionis . . . . . . 595
Eckhard f. Schnabel

Donald Senior, ed., The Gospel of Matthew at the Crossroads of Early Christianity
Osvaldo Padilla……………………………………………………………………… 596

Craig S. Keener, Acts: An Exegetical Commentary, vol. 1: Introduction and 1:1-2:47…………………………………………………………………………………….. 599
Joshua W. Jipp

J. Paul Sampley and Peter Lampe, eds., Paul and Rhetoric . . . . . . . .601
Don Garlington

Matthew V. Johnson, James A. Noel, and Demetrius K. Williams, eds.,
Onesimus Our Brother: Reading Religion, Race, and Culture in Philemon
Dillon T. Thornton …………………………………………………………………. 602

Peter T. O’Brien, The Letter to the Hebrews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .604
Joshua W. Jipp

Thomas Witulski, Apk 11 und der Bar Kokhba-Aufstand . . . . . . . . . ..605
Peter H. Davids

John J. Pilch, A Cultural Handbook to the Bible . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .607
Elaine Phillips

Dale C. Allison Jr., et al., eds., Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, vol. 6:
Dabbesheth-Dreams and Dream Interpretation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 608
Robert W. Yarbrough

Correction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .611

BOOKS RECEIVED ………………………………………………………………….. 613

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