Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal Vol. 20 2015

3 Pondering the Authorship of Ecclesiastes.
Robert V McCabe

21 Church Discipline: The Correction of a Believer or the Excommunication of an Unbeliever? Harmonizing Matthew 18:15-17, 1 Corinthians 5:1-13, and 2 Thessalonians 3:6-15
R. Bruce Compton

45 A Biblical Argument against Premarital Sex
Mark A. Snoeberger

65 In Richard Baxter and C. S. Lewis
Timothy E. Miller

89 Book Reviews

Christianity Today Vol. 59 No. 9 Nov 2015

7 Editor’s Note

Andy Crouch sees a better church than what media suggest.

9 Reply All: Readers respond to the September issue via letters and blog posts.

NEWS

21 Witness: Churches offer tiny homes to homeless.

22 Gleanings: Why pastors quit, Israel’s Christian schools end strike, and Samson appears as 14th-century Yoda.

24 Headlines Christian colleges avert crisis-for now-over gay-marriage policies.

26 In Depth: Will Success Spoil Cuba’s Revival?

VIEWS

33 Where We Stand A Church Welcome for the Tired, the Poor

36 Truth Be Told Christena Cleveland says we’ve lost the spirit of servant leadership.

38 Spirited Life Andrew Wilson asks: Do babies go to heaven?

40 The Power of Our Weakness: By many accounts Orthodox Christians have lost the culture wars. How they can flourish-not vanish-in a time of retreat
Michael Gerson, Peter Wehner

50 WHEN ISLANDS OF MEANING SINK BENEATH US: I try to find the meaning of my wife’s suffering, but I often come up dry and gasping.
Douglas Groothuls

56 WHY RIGHTEOUSNESS MATTERS: Godly behavior, it turns out. is the way to reach a lost and sinful world.
Christopher J. H. Wright

62 THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST S(P)ENDING CRUNCH: The missions agency of the largest US Protestant denomination faces a $21 million deficit. Could it spell the end of the full-time missionary?

Bob Smietana

REVIEWS

69 Books

Terry Lindvall’s God Mocks,
review by Wesley Hill

Top 5: Terry Lindvall on religious satire

Adam McHugh’s The
Listening Life,
by John Koessler

Interview: John Danforth’s
The Relevance of Religion

74 Music:
Let’s admit it: 20 years later, Jesus Freak is still an excellent album.

104 Testimony Tedashii: from called-out chump to Christian rapper.

Bibliotheca Sacra Vol. 172 No. 688 Oct/Dec 2015

387 ECCLESIOLOGICAL ISSUES FOR THE LOCAL CHURCH TODAY: Part 4 of 4 parts of “A Puritan Vision of the Church”
Mark E. Dever

398 TRANSLATING “SON OF GOD” FOR MUSLIM CONTEXTS, PART 2: HISTORICAL AND THEOLOGICAL CONCERNS
J.Scott Horrell

416 THE AUTHORSHIP OF SAMUEL: THE DEUTERONOMIST 70 YEARS AFTER NOTH
Brian N. Peterson

433 WHICH CAME FIRST, THE SYMBOL OR THE REFERENT? A STUDY OF THE HISTORICAL TWELVE
Daniel J. Pfeifer

450 THE FIRST-CENTURY EPHESIAN ARTEMIS: RAMIFICATIONS OF HER IDENTITY
Sandra L. Glahn

470 THE TABLE BRIEFING: RELIGIOUS LIBERTY IN A PLURALISTIC SOCIETY
Darrell L. Bock and Mikel Del Rosario

482 PERIODICAL REVIEWS
Carisa A. Ash, Editor

489 BOOK REVIEWS
Matthew S. DeMoss, Editor

509 Annual Index

Biblica Vol 96. No. 2 Fall 2015

161 The “angel sent from before the Lord” in Targum Joshua 5:14
Y Azuelos – F G. Voltaggio

179 A King Like The Nations: 1 Samuel 8 in Its Cultural Context.
J. H. Walton

201 Matthew, Philo, and Mercy for Animals (Matt 12:9-14)
W. T. Wilson

222 Is the Subject of Τετέλεσται in John 19:30 “It” or “All Things”?
F. O. Parker Jr.

245 Sankt Paul in Ketten. Zur Paulus-Ikonographie in der Apostelgeschichte und im Corpus Paulinum
S. Witetschek

273 How the Sheep of Judah Became Fish: Habakkuk 1:14 and the Davidic Monarchy
R. ‘Whitekettle

282 Requesting and Rejecting: Παραιτέομαι in Heb 12:18-29
M. Kibbe

287 E. APPELLA, Autorita contestata e confermata
F. Cocco

291 K. BODNER, Elisha’s Profile in the Book of Kings
M. Nobile

293 R.M. WANKE, Darstellungen von der Gegenwart Gottes im
Hiobbuch M. Peetz

298 A. WYPADLO, Die Verkliirung Jesu nach  dem  Markusevangelium
J.-N. Aletti

301 Gospel Writing R. F. O’Toole,
F. WATSON

305 A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle of James
R. Metzner, D.C. ALLISON, Jr.

310 U. HUTTNER, Early Christianity in the Lycus Valley
R. Penna

Wesleyan Theological Journal Vol. 50 No. 2 Fall 2015

5 EDITOR’S NOTES

7 SCRIPTURAL HOLINESS: THE WESLEYS’ USE OF SCRIPTURE
Morna Hooker

25 JOHN WESLEY’s IDEA OF CHRISTIAN PERFECTION RECONSIDERED
Rex Matthews

68 JEFFREY THE JACOBITE POLTERGEIST: THE POLITICS OF THE GHOST THAT HAUNTED THE EPWORTH RECTORY IN 1716-17
Kelly Diehl Yates

80 REVISITING WESLEY’S ETHICS AND HIS MINISTRY TO THE POOR: SOCIAL, ECONOMICAL, AND MEDICAL SOLUTIONS
Joshua Bloor

96 TULIP VS. ACURA: REFRAMING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CALVIN AND WESLEY
Don Thorsen

113 BEFORE AMERICAN METHODISTS BECAME AMERICAN: METHODIST COUNTERCULTURAL WITNESS DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY ERA
Greg Coates

137 THE ESTABLISHMENTARIAN TURN IN MIDDLE METHODISM
Barry W. Hamilton

156 AN INTERPRETATION OF THE UNITED METHODIST LITURGY OF CHRISTIAN BAPTISM: “BY WATER AND THE SPIRIT;’ IN THE MATRIX OF JOHN WESLEY, JOHN FLETCHER, AND JOSEPH BENSON
Laurence W. Wood

186 THE SACRAMENTAL LIFE: TOWARDS AN INTEGRATED CHRISTIAN VISION
Major Dean Smith

202 NEED TOIL NOT, NEITHER SPIN: LEVINAS AND THE WORK OF THE PEOPLE
Craig Keen

209 POSTDENOMINATIONALS AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT: RE-FORMING DENOMINATIONS TOWARD SPACES OF COLLABORATION
Nell Becker Sweeden

221 THE WORK OF LOVE IN RECOLLECTING ONE WHO IS DEAD: A TRIBUTE TO ROB STAPLES
Craig Keen

227 BOOK REVIEWS AND ADVERTISING