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Jesus the Bridegroom Now 40% off at Wipf & Stock

Now through December 31, Wipf & Stock is offering 40% off any purchase through their website, using the discount code BYE2016. The best use of this discount is to buy my book, Jesus the Bridegroom (Pickwick, 2015). Marianne Blickenstaff of Union...
by Reading Acts on Dec 16, 2016

Baylor University Press “Grad Student Sale” this weekend!

Baylor University Press is having a Grad Student Sale The sale itself runs from Friday, June 10th through Sunday, June 12th. Use the discount code “BJUN” to order books from their website at a 50% discount! The code applies to all books publis...
by Reading Acts on Jun 6, 2016

Baylor University Press “Grad Student Sale” this weekend!

Baylor University Press is having a Grad Student Sale The sale itself runs from Friday, June 10th through Sunday, June 12th. Use the discount code “BJUN” to order books from their website at a 50% discount! The code applies to all books publis...
by Reading Acts on Jun 6, 2016

Book Giveaway – Mark Strauss, Jesus Behaving Badly

I happen to have an extra copy of Mark L. Strauss, Jesus Behaving Badly (IVP 2015), so I thought I would pass it along to a Reading Acts reader. I reviewed the book in November, concluding that it is a readable introduction to some of the issues on...
by Reading Acts on Jan 8, 2016

Book Giveaway – W. D. Davies, The Setting of the Sermon on the Mount

To celebrate the happiest time of the year (the beginning of school), I am going to give away a few books on Reading Acts. Two weeks ago, I gave Jake Bodet a copy of The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts (Grand R...
by Reading Acts on Sep 8, 2015

Book Giveaway – The World of the New Testament (Baker, 2013)

To celebrate the happiest time of the year (the beginning of school), I am going to give away a few books on Reading Acts. First up is The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts (Grand Rapids. Mich.: Baker Academic, 20...
by Reading Acts on Aug 24, 2015

Jesus the Bridegroom Reviewed by Review of Biblical Literature

Marianne Blickenstaff of Union Presbyterian Seminary reviewed my Jesus the Bridegroom for Review of Biblical Literature. I am very happy to have her review the book, especially since I read her book, ‘While the Bridegroom is with them’...
by Reading Acts on Mar 13, 2015

Book Giveaway – Michael Bird, The Gospel of the Lord

It is the time of year to be thankful, and I am thankful that I have an extra copy of Michael Bird’s new book, The Gospel of the Lord: How the Early Church Wrote the Story of Jesus (Eerdmans, 2014) to give away to some lucky reader of this blog...
by Reading Acts on Nov 25, 2014

Book Giveaway – Michael Bird, The Gospel of the Lord

It is the time of year to be thankful, and I am thankful that I have an extra copy of Michael Bird’s new book, The Gospel of the Lord: How the Early Church Wrote the Story of Jesus (Eerdmans, 2014) to give away to some lucky reader of this blog...
by Reading Acts on Nov 25, 2014

Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament 3.1 (2014)

The Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament 3.1 (2014) has several interesting articles, including: Nathan Lovell, “The Shape Of Hope In The Book Of Kings: The Resolution Of Davidic Blessing And Mosaic Curse” Matthew R. Akers“Th...
by Reading Acts on Jul 7, 2014

Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament 3.1 (2014)

The Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament 3.1 (2014) has several interesting articles, including: Nathan Lovell, “The Shape Of Hope In The Book Of Kings: The Resolution Of Davidic Blessing And Mosaic Curse” Matthew R. Akers“Th...
by Reading Acts on Jul 7, 2014

Jesus the Bridegroom on Pre-Order from Logos

Here is some good news on my book, Jesus, the Bridegroom. It will be available in the Logos Library as a part of a two-book bundle. The “Wipf & Stock Eschatology Bundle” is on pre-order along with Jonathan Menn’s Biblical Es...
by Reading Acts on Jun 25, 2014

Jesus the Bridegroom on Pre-Order from Logos

Here is some good news on my book, Jesus, the Bridegroom. It will be available in the Logos Library as a part of a two-book bundle. The “Wipf & Stock Eschatology Bundle” is on pre-order along with Jonathan Menn’s Biblical Es...
by Reading Acts on Jun 25, 2014

Jesus the Bridegroom Review at First Things

Peter J. Leithart at First Things reviewed my book, Jesus the Bridegroom. Despite being a revised dissertation, he calls it a “fine monograph” despite my “failure to incorporate the temple” into the study. Leithart says R...
by Reading Acts on May 13, 2014

Classic Commentaries on Mark from Logos Bible Software

Logos Bible Software has a great deal on 24 “classic commentaries” on Mark. The current community price bid is $30 for all 24 volumes, so a lilttle more that a dollar a book.  Logos has produced a good number of these “classicR...
by Reading Acts on May 9, 2014

Can We Still Believe the Bible? – Blog Tour Begins Monday

Starting Monday March 17, various scholars will be commenting on Craig Blomberg’s new book from Brazos, Can We Still Believe the Bible? An Evangelical Engagement with Contemporary Questions. Blomberg offers answers for six common challenges t...
by Reading Acts on Mar 16, 2014

National ETS 2013 in Baltimore

I am heading for Baltimore this afternoon to attend the National meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society. I always enjoy ETS, even though it is smaller than the SBL/AAR meetings later in the week.  I am not giving a paper this year, but I am...
by Reading Acts on Nov 18, 2013

Book Review: The Logos “Second Temple Judaism Studies” Collection

Logos Bible Software has been publishing a number of important books as a part of the digital library. The Second Temple Judaism Studies Collection collects seven books published by Sheffield Academic Press between 1983 and 2009 covers a wide range o...
by Reading Acts on Sep 5, 2013

Romans Pillar Commentary at the Kindle Store

Amazon’s Kindle Store has a great deal on Colin Kruse’s Pillar commentary on Romans.  The list price is $52.00, but the Kindle version is a mere $2.99.  I am not sure if this is a mistake or a short-term sale.  I did not see any other...
by Reading Acts on Aug 8, 2013

Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters (Spring 2013)

The latest Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters (Spring 2013) arrived today. There is no “theme” for this issue, but there is a response to Steven Enderlein’s article on Romans 3:23 from a 2011 JSPL issue.  Stanley Porter...
by Reading Acts on Jul 3, 2013


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