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


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


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


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

148     THE FIERY FURNACE By Charles E. Baukal Jr.




[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]


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


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


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


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.]