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Theron Clay Mock Reviews Apocalypse as Holy War (Wasserman)

Reviews of the Enoch Seminar 2021.08.08 Emma Wasserman. Apocalypse as Holy War: Divine Politics and Polemics in the Letters of Paul. AYBRL. New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2018. Pp. 352. ISBN: 9780300204025. $65.00. Hardcover. Theron Clay Mock III, he/him/his (tcmock@gmail.com)Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich To imitate Max Müller: the scholar who knows only Paul does not know him.[1] This failure to ...

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Darrell Bock Reviews Luke’s Jewish Eschatology (with a Response by Oliver)

Reviews of the Enoch Seminar 2021.08.07 Isaac W. Oliver. Luke’s Jewish Eschatology: The National Restoration of Israel in Luke-Acts. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021. Pp. 304. ISBN: 9780197530580. $99.00. Hardback Darrell L. BockDallas Theological Seminary For centuries, there has been a consensus that the New Testament taught that the church has totally replaced or superseded Israel in God’s program. That ...

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Gavin McDowell Reviews Le Coran des historiens (Amir-Moezzi and Dye, eds.)

Reviews of the Enoch Seminar 2021.08.06 Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi and Guillaume Dye, eds. Le Coran des historiens I. Études sur le contexte et la genèse du Coran; II. Commentaire et analyse du texte coranique. Paris: Éditions du Cerf, 2019. Pp. 3408. ISBN: 9781978700758. € 89,00. Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi and Guillaume Dye, eds. Le Coran des historiens III. Bibliographie. Prepared by Paul Neuenkirchen. ...

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Joseph Scales Reviews Identity and Territory: Jewish Perceptions of Space in Antiquity (Eyal Ben-Eliyahu)

Reviews of the Enoch Seminar 2021.01.05 Eyal Ben-Eliyahu. Identity and Territory: Jewish Perceptions of Space in Antiquity. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2019. Pp. Xii + 195. ISBN: 978–0–520–29360–1. $95.00. Hardcover. Joseph ScalesUniversity of Birmingham This volume builds on Eyal Ben-Eliyahu’s previous work, Between Borders (Yad Ben-Zvi Press, 2012, published in Hebrew). It is a welcome arrival which brings ...

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Gavin McDowell Reviews Die Kurze Chronographische Paleja

Reviews of the Enoch Seminar 2021.01.01 Sabine Fahl and Dieter Fahl with the assistance of Evgenij Vodolazkin and Tat’jana Rudi. Die Kurze Chronographische Paleja, Band 1: Kritische Edition mit deutscher Übersetzung, Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2019. ISBN 978-3-579-08059-8. Pp. 752. €198. Hardcover. Dieter Fahl, Sabine Fahl, and Christfried Böttrich with the assistance of Michail Shibaev and Ivan Christov. Die Kurze Chronographische ...

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Joshua Scott Reviews Reception of Jesus in the First Three Centuries

Reviews of the Enoch Seminar 2021.01.02 Chris Keith, Helen K. Bond, Christine Jacobi, and Jens Schröter, eds. Reception of Jesus in the First Three Centuries. 3 vols. London: T&T Clark, 2020. ISBN: 9780567000194. £ 405. Hardback. Joshua ScottUniversity of Michigan In recent years, approaches to Jesus Studies have broadened to include the interpretive lenses of postcolonialism, social linguistics, gender studies, ...

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Daniel Gurtner Reviews Torah, Temple, and Transaction (Alex Ramos)

Reviews of the Enoch Seminar 2021.01.03 Alex J. Ramos. Torah, Temple, and Transaction: Jewish Religious Institutions and Economic Behavior in Early Roman Galilee. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 2020. Pp. xxvii + 250. ISBN: 978-1-9787-0450-3. $95.00. Hardback. Daniel M. GurtnerCrestwood, Kentucky This book is the author’s doctoral dissertation from the University of Pennsylvania (2017). In it Ramos examines the role ...

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Christine Hayes Reviews Jesus and the Forces of Death (Matthew Thiessen)

Reviews of the Enoch Seminar 2021.01.04 Matthew Thiessen. Jesus and the Forces of Death: The Gospels’ Portrayal of Ritual Impurity within First-Century Judaism. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2020. Pp. 256. ISBN: 9781540964878. $35.00. Paperback. Christine HayesYale University Arriving in California to begin my doctoral education in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley, I was handed a ...

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N. Mizrahi Reviews Those Who Hold Fast to the Ordinances (L. Goldman)

Liora Goldman. Those Who Hold Fast to the Ordinances: The Qumran Community and Its Exegesis in Light of the Pesharim in the Damascus Document. Jerusalem: Bialik Institute, 2019. ₪ 76. [Hebrew] Reviews of the Enoch Seminar 2020.09.05 Noam MizrahiTel Aviv University I It is one of paradoxes that characterize the field of Qumran studies that, contrary to what one might ...

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J. McWhirter Reviews Jerusalem Crucified (M. Kinzer)

Mark S. Kinzer. Jerusalem Crucified, Jerusalem Risen: The Resurrected Messiah, the Jewish People, and the Land of Promise. Eugene: Cascade Books, 2018. ISBN: 978-1-5326-5337-7. Pp. 325. $39. Paperback. Reviews of the Enoch Seminar 2020.07.04 Jocelyn McWhirterAlbion College In Jerusalem Crucified, Jerusalem Risen, Mark Kinzer presents a meticulous argument about the indispensable role of the Jewish people, the land of Israel, ...

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