Catholic Biblical Quarterly Vol.77 No.1 January 2015

1-19      “Through Those Who Are Near to Me, I Will Show Myself Holy”: Nadab and Abihu and Apophatic Theology Gary A. Anderson
20-41     Who Is like David? Was David like David? Good Kings in the Book of Kings – Alison L. Joseph
42-68     “There Is Hope for a Tree”: Job’s Hope for the Afterlife in the Light of Egyptian Tree Imagery – Christopher Hays
69-86     What Is Truth? Jesus, Pilate, and the Staging of the Dialogue of the Cross in John 18:28-19:16a – Sherri Brown
87-106    Acts 1:15-26 and the Craft of New Testament Poetry – Matthew G. Whitlock
107-127    A Christology of Incarnation and Enthronement: Romans 1:3-4 as Unified, Nonadoptionist, and Nonconciliatory – Matthew W. Bates
128-191    Book Reviews – David Bosworth and Linda M. Maloney
192-210    Collected Essays
211-215    Books Received

Journal of the Grace Evangelical Society Vol.27 No.53 Autumn 2014

“Faith Alone in Christ Alone”
3-15   The  Novelty of Free Grace Theology, Part 2: The  Dangers of Following the commentary Traditions – Editor
17-32  Our Evangelism Should Be Exegetically Sound – Robert  N. Wilkin
33-43  The  Two Modes of Humanity, Part 3: Objections and Responses – Philippe R. Sterling
45-60  Christ Died  for All: Unlimited Atonement According to Robert D. Preus and Zane  C. Hodges – Shawn C. Lazar
61-75  The  Secret Believer in the Gospel of John – Bob Bryant
77-104  Book  Reviews

Journal of Psychology and Theology Vol.42 No. 4 Winter 2014

315   Why Did God Make Me This Way? Anger at God in the Context of Personal Transgressions – Joshua B. Grubbs and Julie J. Exline
326   Attachment to God, Psychological Need Satisfaction, and Psychological Well-Being Among Christians – Maureen Miner, Martin Dawson, and Kim Malone
343   “A Cord of Three Strands is Not Easily Broken”: An Empirical Investigation of Attachment­ Based Small Group Functioning in the Christian Church – Joshua J. Knabb and Joseph Pelletier
359  Missionary Perspectives on the Effectiveness of Current Member Care Practices – Claire A. Camp, Joy M. Bustrum,  David W. Brokaw,  and Christopher  J. Adams
369   Theology for Better Counseling: Help from Within the Wesleyan-Holiness Theological Tradition – Virginia T. Holeman
379   Journal File
382  Featured Review
386  Errata
387  Index for Volume 42

Review and Expositor Vol.111 No.4 November 2014

First Words …
313  Editorial  – David  G. Garber
317  A word  from  …  – Neville Callam
320  A word  about  … gratitude – Larry Baker
325  A word  from  a seminarian – Alice Horner

Thematic Words …
329  From  bound  and gagged to swimming in the  water of life: How  God  breaks and heals Ezekiel – Mark McEntire
337  There’s no sex  in your  violence:  Patriarchal  translation in Ezekiel 16 and 23 – Bryan Bibb
346  “I went  in bitterness”: Theological  implications  of a trauma theory reading of Ezekiel – David G. Garber
358  No one  shall make them  afraid! Ezekiel 34:1-16, 28, 30-31 – Richard  Raymond   Lloyd
365  Minding the  sheep  downstream: Ezekiel 34 – Mark E. Hughes
369  Preaching to  an age of pessimism: Ezekiel 34 – Chase Peeples
376  The  body and being of God in Ezekiel – Robin C. McCall
390  A vision of hope  and fear: Creative research and Ezekiel 1 – B.J. Parker
401  Obscure preaching: Postmodern homiletical  insights from Ezekiel the  prophet – Jacob D. Myers

A Word about Recent Books…
Book Reviews
413  Mark Achtemeier, The Bible’s Yes to Same-Sex Marriage: An Evangelical’s
Change of Heart, reviewed by Mark A. Wirtz and Nancy L. deCiaisse-Walford
415  William P. Brown, Wisdom’s Wonder: Character, Creation, and Crisis in the Bible’s Wisdom Literature, reviewed by Jordan B. DeBord and
Nancy L. deCiaisse-Walford
416  J. Daryl Charles, Reading Genesis 1-2: An Evangelical Conversation,
reviewed by Meggie C. Dant and Nancy L. deCiaisse-Walford
417  David B. Gowler, James through the Centuries, reviewed by Brian C. Small
418  Richard Horsley and Tom Thatcher, John, Jesus & The Renewal of Israel,
reviewed by Arthur M. Wright, Jr.
419  Bernd Janowski, Arguing with God: A Theological Anthropology of the Psalms,
reviewed by Joseph A. Perdue
420  Chris Keith, Jesus Against the Scribal Elite: The Origins of the Conflict,
reviewed by Joshua Paul Smith
421  Willem F. Smelik, Rabbis, Language and Translation in Late Antiquity,
reviewed by Lauren Brown
422  Deanna A. Thompson, Deuteronomy, reviewed by Seth M. Vopat
423 Benyamin Tsedaka and Sharon Sullivan, The Israelite Samaritan Version of the
Torah, First English Translation Compared with the Masoretic Version,
reviewed by Terry W. Eddinger
424  Timothy J. Wengert, Reading the Bible with Martin Luther:
An Introductory Guide, reviewed by James R. McConnell
425  Millard J. Erickson, Christian Theology, reviewed by Robert W. Canoy
426  Angela Dienhart Hancock, Karl Barth’s Emergency Homiletic, 1932-1933: A Summons to Prophetic Witness at the Dawn of the Third Reich,
reviewed by Richard W. Voelz
427  Jennifer L. Koosed, The Bible and Posthumanism,
reviewed by Joshua Paul Smith
428  Kenneth H. Olson, Lens to the Natural World: Reflections on Dinosaurs, Galaxies, And God, reviewed by Stephen G. deCiaisse-Walford
430  Alexander Ryrie, The Desert Movement: Fresh Perspectives on the Spirituality of the Desert, reviewed by Larry McCutcheon
431  H. Paul Santmire, Before Nature: A Christian Spirituality,
reviewed by Joshua Paul Smith
432  J. Philip Wogaman, What Christians can Learn from Other Religions,
reviewed by James Elisha Taneti
433  Jeremy Worthen, Responding to God’s Call: Christian Formation Today,
reviewed by Danny M. West
434  Daniel, L. Buttry, Peace Warrior: A Memoir from the Front,
reviewed by Richard P. Olson
435  John C. Holbert, Telling the Whole Story: Reading and Preaching Old Testament Stories, reviewed by Mike Graves
436  David J. Lose, Preaching at the Crossroads: How the World-and Our
Preaching-Is Changing, reviewed by Mike Graves
437  Dean. G. Stroud, Preaching in Hitler’s Shadow: Sermons of Resistance
in the Third Reich, reviewed by Danny M. West

Christianity Today Vol.59 No.1 January/February 2015

7 Editor’s Note  Katelyn Beaty introduces ‘beautiful orthodoxy.’
9 From the President Harold Smith names the ministry’s new editor in chief.
11 Reply All  Readers respond to the November issue via letters, tweets, and blogs:

15 Witness  Some of the persecuted church’s most familiar faces found freedom in 2014.
16 Gleanings Pope Francis invites Rick Warren to defend marriage, Turkish schools start teaching Christianity, and court saves pastors’ best benefit.
18 Headlines  The season of Adventists, Supreme Court considers church signs, and tending Latin America’s ‘stolen sheep.’
19 Under Discussion  Should pastors stop signing civil marriage certificates?

23 Where We Stand  Amnesty Is Not a Dirty  Word
25 Her.meneutics  Liuan Chen Huska learns the importance of making new friends.
26 Open Question Tawana Davis,Owen Strachan, and Lindsey and Justin Holcomb help wives facing domestic abuse.
28 Spirited Life  Andrew Wilson explains how God really inspires.

30 Stop Worrying About the Millennials  Millennial anxiety sabotages attempts to engage the next generation.  Dietrich Bonhoeffer explains why. – Andrew Root
Plus:  Why Black Churches Are Keeping Millennials
38 The Quiet Fighter How Shannon Sedgwick Davis helped dismantle Joseph Kony’s reign of terror. – Laura Joyce Davis
45 The 2015 Book Awards  Plus, our choice Book of the Year
50 Buying Bestsellers  A year after Mart Driscoll got caught manipulating The New York Times list, authors and publishers question a practice that extends far beyond Mars Hill. – Ken Walker
56 Understanding Seeking Faith  The day I realized knowing about Jesus was not enough. – Alister McGrath

61 Books  Tim Keller’s Prayer,review by Jen Pollock Michel
J.Todd Billings’s Rejoicing in Lament, review by John Koessler
Interview:Thomas E. Bergler’s From Here to Maturity
Top 5: Books every mother should read, by Amy Julia Becker
66 Arts What makes a broken sink art? Daniel Siedell explains.
96 Testimony Gregory Alan Thornbury honors the philosopher and former CT editor-who helped restore his faith.

Journal of Discipleship and Family Ministry Vol.4 No.2 Spring/Summer 2014

02    Timothy Paul Jones – Family-Based Youth Ministry, Twenty Years Later

Feature Articles
06    Tom Nettles – An Encouragement to Use Catechisms
28    John David Trentham – Adolescent Moral Development in Christian Perspective
52    Shane Parker – The Function of Short-Term Missions Experiences in Christian Formation
72    Jake Dunlow – Perceptions of Spiritual Formation in the 21st Century
104  David Schrock – Perspectives on Christ-Centered Family Discipleship
116  Appreciative Reflections on the Impact of “Family-Based Youth Ministry”

JDFM Forum
118  Interview with Mark Devries – Family-Based Youth Ministry: Then and Now
122  Book Reviews
134  Equipping the Generations
Derek Brown, Organizing for Successful Ministry
Kevin DeYoung, Two Questions that May Greatly Improve Your Church’s Ministry
Brian Howard, What Works for us (and might work for you) in Family Worship
Garrett Kell, Should I Tell My Spouse About Struggles with Sexual Purity?
David Mathis, Bring the Bible Home to Your Heart
R. Albert Mohler Jr., Why So Many Churches Hear So Little of the Bible

World Vol.30 No.2 January 24, 2015

34    Survival of the despised:  America at its best follows the philosophy of Emma Lazarus over that of Margaret Sanger
36    Vital parts of the body:  God created persons with cognitive disabilities for a reason, and special needs ministries are showing how much they can enrich a church
42    Special deliveries: Baby boxes and safe-haven laws save thousands of babies worldwide, but they stir controversy in South Korea
46    Pro-abortion and proud of it:  Social and media campaigns promote abortion without regrets, but sometimes a more complicated message slips out
50    Elderly island:  With fewer young marriages and abortion numbers sky high, Taiwan faces a severe birth dearth
54    Depression-era dishonesty:  The drive for abortion began not in the 1960s but in the 1930s
57    State-by-state progress:  More than a dozen states last year made it easier to protect life

3      Joel Belz
5      Dispatches:  News; Human Race; Quotables; Quick Takes
20    Janie B. Cheaney
23    Culture: Movies & TV; Books; Q&A; Music
32    Mindy Belz
59    Notebook:  Sports; Technology; Science; Money
67    Mailbag
71    Andree Seu Peterson
72    Marvin Olasky

Andrews University Seminary Studies Vol.52 No.2 Autumn 2014


141    KENT, GREENVILLE. “Call Up Samuel”: Who Appeared to the
Witch at En-dor? (1 Samuel 28:3-25)
161    SHELDON, JEAN. Images of Power and a Kingdom of Priests

173    RANZOLIN, LEO, JR. The Trajectory of an Egalitarian Ethic in the
Letters of Paul: The Case for Women’s Ordination

195    PECKHAM, JOHN C. Does God Always Get What He Wants?
A Theocentric Approach to Divine Providence and Human Freedom
213    BOYD, BRUCE. An Examination of Biblical Reconciliation Teachings
in the Context of the Women’s Ordination Conflict
225    SCRIVEN, CHARLES. Confronting the Shadow Side of
Ordination: Humility and Christian Leadership

235    HANKS HARWOOD, GINGER AND BEVERLY BEEM. “Not a Hand Bound; Not a Voice Hushed”: Ordination and Foundational
Adventist Understandings of Women in Ministry
275    ONONGHA, KELVIN. Lessons and Legacies of the Role of Scripture in Scottish Missions to Contemporary Missionary Praxis

287    BATES, ROBERT D., JEFFREY P. HUDON, AND Oystein S. LaBianca.
Tall Hisban 2011-2012: The Final Seasons of Phase II

321    BAKER, ERIC W. The Eschatological Role of the Jerusalem Temple: An Examination of Jewish Writings Dating From 586 BCE to 70 CE
322    BEAULIEU, STEPHANE A. The Identity and Role of the Servant in Isaiah 42:1-9: An Exegetical and Theological Study
324    GABASIANE, OLAOTSE OBED. Adventist Medical Mission in Botswana: Toward an Effective and Appropriate Model
326    GUERRERO, ABRAHAM. Structure and Mission Effectiveness: A Study Focused on Seventh-day Adventist Mission to Unreached People Groups Between 1980 and 2010
327    PEARSON, MICHAEL DAVEY. The Sin Against the Holy Spirit in the Writings of G. C. Berkouwer and E.G. White: A Comparative Study and Ethical Implications
329     QUISPE, GLUDER. The Apocalypse in Seventh-day Adventist Interpretation: Three Emphases

331    Bateman IV, Herbert W. Charts on the Book of Hebrews – ERHARD
334    Bod, Rens. A New History of the Humanities: The Search for
Principles and Patterns From Antiquity to the Present – OLIVER GLANZ
339    Brown, Warren S., and Brad D. Strawn. The Physical Natture of Christian Life: Neuroscience, Psychology, and the Church – RICHARD RICE
342    Clayton, Philip, and Steven Knapp. The Predicament of Belief: Science, Philosophy and Faith – RICHARD RICE
346    Dunbar, S., Gibson L. J., and Rasi, H. M. eds. Entrusted: Christians and Environmental Care – ADELINA ALEXE
349    Fortin, Denis and Jerry Moon. The Ellen G. White Encyclopedia – VALENTIN ZYWIETZ
350    Gane, Roy E., Nicholas P. Miller, and H. Peter Swanson, eds. Homosexuality, and the Church: Biblical, Counseling, and Religious Liberty Issues
351    Glanz, Oliver. Wenn die Gotter auferstehen und die Propheten rebellieren
[When the Gods Resurrect and the Prophets Rebel] – ANGELIKA KAISER
353    Heinz, Daniel, ed. Freikirchen und Judem im ,,Dritten Reich ”: Instrumentalisierte Heilsgeschichte, antisemitische Vorurrteile und verdrangte Schuld
[Free Churches and Jews in the “Third Reich”: Instrumentalized Salvation History
Antisemitic Prejudices, and Repressed Guilt] – DENIS KAISER
355    Hoschele, Stefan. Interchurch and Interfaith Relations: Seventh-day
Adventist Statements and Documents – KEVIN BURTON
357    Kessler, John. Old Testament Theology: Divine Call and
360    Knoppers, Gary N. The Jews and Samaritans: The Origin and History
of Their Early Relations – RODRIGO BARBOSA GALIZA
363    Norton, Anne. On the Muslim Question – BRUCE CAMPBELL MOYER
365    Richards, E.R. and B.J. O’Brien. Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes – BRUCE CAMPBELL MOYER
365    Stump, Eleonore. Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the
Problem of Suffering – RICHARD RICE
369 Ulrich, Eugene. The Biblical Qumran Scrolls: Transcriptions and
Textual Variants, vols. 1-3 – KENNETH BERGLAND
371 Ulrich, Eugene and Peter W Flint. Qumran Cave 1, II: The Isaiah Scrolls Part 1: Plates and Transcriptions; Part 2: Introductions, Commentary, and Textual Variants – CHRISTOPHER R. CHADWCK
373    van der Steen, Eveline, Jeannette Boertien, and Noor Mulder-Hymans, eds. Exploring the Narrative: Jerusalem and Jordan
in the Bronze and Iron Ages – JEFFREY P. HUDON

JETS Vol.57 No.4 December 2014

673    Image of Adam, Son of  God:  Genesis  5:3 and Luke 3:38 in Intercanonical Dialogue  –  Gavin Ortlund

689    “A Day Like No Other” in the Context  of  Yahweh War: Joshua  10:14 and the Characterization of Joshua  –  Gordon Oeste

703    Reconsidering the Role of Deception in Solomon’s Ascent to the
Throne  –  Matthew Newkirk

715    A Contrast Between Nicodemus and John the Baptist in the
Gospel  of John  –  Keith Vande Vrede

727    The  Use of  Perfection Language  in Hebrews  5:14 and 6:1 and the Contextual Interpretation  of  5:11-6:3   –  Allen Hill

743    Let No One  Despise  Your Youth: Church and the World in the Pastoral
Epistles  –  David W. Pao

757    NT Lament in Current  Research and its Implications for American
Evangelicals  –  Keith Campbell

773   Covenantal  Apologetics and Common-Sense Realism: Recalibrating the Argument from Consciousness as a Test Case  –  Nathaniel Gray Sutanto

793    Book Reviews

891    Index of  Book Reviews

Modern Reformation Vol.24 No.1 January/February 2015


14    The “Better” Is the Best – Hywel R. Jones
20    Jesus Christ: Prophet, Priest, and King – Matthew R. Richard
26    God’s Assuring Promise – Chris Vogel
34    Worship, Ministry, and Discipline in the Epistle to the Hebrews – Bobby Jamieson
40    Heroes of the Faith – Ted Hamilton


04    Letter from the Editor – Eric Landry
05    BIBLE STUDY:  Holding Fast to Our Confession of Hope – Aimee Byrd
10    THEOLOGY:  “The Essence of Christianity”:
Johann Gerhard on the Death of Christ
47    BOOK REVIEWS – Baugus, Hales, and Taylor and Choi
54    GEEK SQUAD:  The New COvenant: A History – Michael S. Horton
56    BACK PAGE:  Four Things You Need to Know about Hebrews – Brooke Ventura