Modern Reformation Vol. 23 No. 3 – May/June 2014

18     Parenting in the Gospel BY TEDD TRIPP

22     Questions of Faith BY SHANE ROSENTHAL

26     Fracturing the Body? BY TOM WENGER

30     Style or Substance: A Review of Contemporary Youth Bible Curricula BY BRIAN H. COSBY

32     Cue the Excitement: Choosing Youth Conferences Wisely BY DAVE WRIGHT

36     The Long View and the Sure Promise: What to Do When Your Son or Daughter Leaves the Faith BY MICHAEL S. HORTON

Old Testament Abstracts Vol. 37 No. 1 – February 2014

ARTICLE ABSTRACTS

1-7    General

7-20    The Ancient Near East: History, Texts, etc.

20-28    Texts, Manuscripts, Versions, Canon

28-34    Literary Forms/Techniques & Methods of Study

34-55    Archaeology, Epigraphy, Philology

55-66   History & Geography

 

The Pentateuch:

66-81    Genesis

81-96     Exodus – Deuteronomy

 

Historical Books:

96-109    Joshua – 2 Kings

109-115    1 Chronicles – 2 Maccabees

 

The Writings:

115-124    Psalms

125-138    Job – Sirach

138-158    Major Prophets

158-163    Minor Prophets

163-173    Biblical Theology

173-178    Intertestamental, Apocrypha, NT Use: Qumran

179-189    Other Writings/Traditions

BOOK ABSTRACTS

190-197    Festschriften and Collected Essays

197-207    Introduction and General 197-207

207-211    The Pentateuch

211-213    Historical Books

213-217    The Writings

217-220    The Prophets

220-222    Biblical Theology

222-226    Intertestamental, Apocrypha, NT use

226     Other Books Received

Bibliotheca Sacra Vol. 171 No. 682 – April/June 2014

131     “MARRY A PROMISCUOUS WOMAN” (HOSEA 1:2) AND “YOUR WIFE AGAIN” (HOSEA 3:1)

[Part 2 of 4 parts of “My Favorite Mistranslations” By Douglas K. Stuart]

148     THE FIERY FURNACE By Charles E. Baukal Jr.

172     ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR ELDERS OR OVERSEERS NEGOTIABLE? By Benjamin L. Merkle

189     CURRENT TRENDS IN THIRD-QUEST RESEARCH By Benjamin I. Simpson

210     A CRITIQUE OF PRETERIST VIEWS OF THE TWO WITNESSES IN REVELATION 11

[Part 2 of 4 parts of “A Defense of a Futurist View of the Two Witnesses in Revelation 11:3-13” By Christine Joy Tan]

226     THE TABLE BRIEFING: MINISTERING TO HOSPITAL PATIENTS By Darrell L. Bock and Mikel Del Rosario

233     PERIODICAL REVIEWS Jefferson P. Webster, Editor

238     BOOK REVIEWS By Matthew S. DeMoss, Editor

The Expository Times Vol. 125 No. 8 – May 2014

365    Bryan Vernon, Ethics and Standards in Medicine – much more than abortion and euthanasia

375    Corneliu C. Simut, Understanding Death beyond Religion in the Thought of John Shelby Spong

383    John Riches, Reception Exegesis of Lamentations: A Review Article

388    Book of the Month By Andrew Atherstone

The Global Diffusion of Evangelicalism: The Age of Billy Graham and John Stott By Brian Stanley

Worship Resources: Sermons for the Christian Year

390    Russell Barr, 1st June: Ascension Sunday

392    Marjory MacLean, 8th June: Pentecost

394    Donald MacEwan, 15th June: Trinity Sunday

396    Joseph S. Pagano, 22nd June: Proper 7

398    Scott Cowdell, 29th June: Proper 8

401    Julie Woods, Prayers for June

403    Book Reviews

414    Index of Books Reviewed

416    John L. Bell, A Drunk Man Looks at an Epistle

The Catholic Biblical Quarterly Vol. 76 No. 2 – April 2014

215-229     Tithes for the Clergy and Taxes for the King: State and Temple Contributions in Nehemiah Peter Altmann

230-251     The Integrity of Job 1 and 42:11-17 By Paul Kang-Kul Cho

252-272     Ezekiel’s Image Problem: The Mesopotamian Cult Statue Induction Ritual and the Imago Dei Anthropology in the Book of Ezekiel By C. A. Strine

273-290     A Buried Pentateuchal Allusion to the Resurrection in Mark 12:25 By Matthew Thiessen

291-305     Burning Questions in Romans 12:20: What Is the Meaning and Purpose of “Coals of Fire?” By John W. Martens

306-320     “Noah, the Preacher of (God’s) Righteousness”: The Argument from Scripture in 2 Peter 2:5 and 9 By Scott Hafemann

321-322     Biblical News

323-386     Book Reviews By Joan E. Cook, S.C., and Linda M. Maloney

387-401     Collected Essays

402-407     Books Received

The Bible Translator Vol. 65 No. 1 – April 2014

Technical Papers

3     An “Exceeding Faire” Baby in the King James Bible: A New Testament Greek Example of a Hebrew Elohim Superlative By David Bell

12     On the Meaning of the Hebrew word for “all vigor” in Job 5:26 and 30:2 By Aron Pinker

24     Antiochus IV as the Man Who Will Overflow the Flood and Break Its Arms (Daniel 11:22) By Benjamin Scolnic

34     Be Faithful to the Covenant: A Technical Translation of and Commentary on Malachi 2:10-16 By Ming Him Ko

49     A Millennium Translation Based on the Ge’ez and LXX: A New Bible Translation in the Ethiopian Church and Its Controversy By Bruk A. Asafe

Practical Papers

74     Whatever Must Be, Must Be: Translating the Imperative in Luke 7:7 By Robert P. Miller

77     The Case for Bible Translation, Viewed in Historical Perspective By Richard K. Moore

88     Do Multilingual Speakers Understand the Bible Best in Their Heart Language? A Tool for Comparing Comprehension of Translations in Vernacular Languages and Languages of Wider Communication By Kenneth Nehrbass

Book Review

104    Text, Image, and Otherness in Children’s Bibles: What Is in the Picture?, edited by Caroline Vander Stichele and Hugh S. Pyper Roy E. Ciampa

108    List of UBS Publications

World Vol. 29 No. 9 – May 2014

34     Salt and light on campus

[Christian colleges and universities feel the pressure to prove that the education they offer is worth the heavy costs]

42     To train up a Pharisee

[Michael and Debi Pearl’s method of discipline has many advocates, but critics say it lacks the gospel]

46     Management mania Christian youth organization struggles to survive financial turmoil

50     Life (and death) at South By Southwest

[Tragedy at fast-growing festival provokes public soul-searching and questions for other American mega­ festivals. Are some becoming victims of their success?]

54     Rebels from the right

[A small group of tea party upstarts is taking on establishment-and very well-funded-Senate Republicans in primaries this summer]

Calvin Theological Journal Vol. 49 No. 1 – April 2014

ARTCILES

5 Rediscovering Van Raalte’s Chnrch History: Historical Consciousness at the Birth of Dutch American Religion
By Michael J. Douma

25 Revelation, Faith, and Tradition: Catholic Ecumenical Dialogue
By Eduardo Echeverria

63 Becoming Who We Are Supposed to Be: An Evaluation of Schneider’s Use of Christian Theology in Conversation with Recent Genetic Science
By Andrew M. McCoy

85 Faith, Reason, and the Trinity in Richard Baxter’s Theology: Incipient Rationalism or Scholastic Fides Quaerens Intellectum?
By Simon Burton

112 Obscurity and Intention in Mark 4.11-12: Jesus’ Parabolic Purposes
By David V. Urban

BOOK REVIEWS

Scripture and Interpretation:

133 Cockerill, Gareth Lee. The Epistle to the Hebrews by Wayne Brouwer

133 Long, D. Stephen. Hebrews by Wayne Brouwer

135 Kolb, Robert. Luther and the Stories of God: Biblical Narratives as a Foundation for Christian Living
By James A. DeJong

The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology Vol. 17 No. 4 – Winter 2013

Suffering

2     Editorial: Stephen J. Wellum

[Reflections on Living in Light of Sin and Evil]

6     Robert L. Plummer

[The Role of Suffering in the Mission of Paul and the Mission of the Church]

20     Christopher W. Morgan

[Suffering According to James]

34     James M. Hamilton, Jr.

[Suffering in Revelation: The Fulfillment of the Messianic Woes]

50     Russell T. Fuller

[The Book of Job and Suffering: A Sermon]

56     Robert V. McCabe

[Navigating Life in a World that has Been Scared by the Fall: Reflections on Ecclesiastes 9:7-10 and Living in a World of Suffering]

72     The SBJT Forum

84     Book Reviews

Leadership Journal – Spring 2014

20     Transforming Failure by J.R. Briggs

[How God used a painful season of ministry to change my life.]

25     Irritating STereotypes that Make Me a Better Pastor by Kevin A.Miller

[Three obnoxious assumptions that just happen to be true.]

28     Failing Them Softly by Michael Binder

[Disappointing people’s expectations is inevitable. Just do it at rate they can tolerate.]

32     What I learned in the Fire by Doug Resler

[When pastoring a church plant became a living hell, I thought I was done with ministry.

36     The Church that Saved Me by Daniel Darling

[How pastoring a small church redefined success and failure.]

40     Experts in Weakness by Mandy Smith

[I don’t fit the typical definition of a “Strong” leader, and I am glad I don’t.]

60     When My Daughter Said, ‘I’m Gay’

[Confessions of an evangelical pastor.]

65     Praying with My Feet A.J. Swoboda

[How prayer walks connect me to the tragedy and joys of my neighborhood.]

68     Who’s Serving Whom? By Tom Nelson

[I neglected the callings of my people. I pushed them into church work. Now it was time to equip them to be the body of Christ in the world.]

72     The Rocky Road to Bethlehem by Laura Adelmann

[Jason Meyer’s calling to succeed John Piper was clear but not easy.]

74     No More One-Man Band (A Leadership Interview)

[Larry Osborne and Chris Brown on the payoffs and pitfalls of shared leadership.]

79     Farewell, Franchise Ministry (Interview by Paul Pastor

[Why is megachurch pastor John Mark Comer ditching conventional church-growth wisdom? Two words: mission and millennials.]

82     Make a Mournful Noise by David Swanson

[How my church’s violent neighborhood led us to discover the power of lament.]

86     The Quiet Strength of a Peaceful Leader by Gordon MacDonald

[Why an unlikely trait has such powerful effects.]