Vol 7, No 1 (2011)

Bible and Critical Theory, Resurrected

Table of Contents


Editorial: The Bible and Critical Theory, Resurrected PDF
Roland Boer, Julie Kelso


The Relationship of Canon and Messiah: The Convergence of Jan Assmann and Walter Benjamin on a Theory of Monotheistic Canon PDF
Colby Dickinson
Uncanny Bodies, Impossible Knowledge and Somatic Excess in Isaiah 29 PDF
Rhiannon Graybill
Reading the Philippians “Christ-hymn” Alongside Blanchot’s Orpheus and Kristeva’s Dead Christ PDF
Andrew Wilson
The Christians Kill Jesus Again: Spectacle, Drama, and Politics at Oberammergau PDF
Richard Walsh
Does Yahweh Play Dice with the Torah? Or: And Out of His Mouth Went a Fiery Packet of Discrete Energy PDF
Karl Hand

Book Reviews

Review of Christine E. Joynes & Christopher C. Rowland, eds., From the Margins 2: Women of the New Testament and Their Afterlives. Sheffield Phoenix Press 2009. PDF
Nathan J. Barnes
Review of Marianne Bjelland Kartzow, Gossip and Gender: Othering of Speech in the Pastoral Epistles. BZNW 164. New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. PDF
Nathan Barnes
Review of Stanley E. Porter and Christopher D. Stanley, eds., As It is Written: Studying Paul’s Use of Scripture. SBLSS 50. Leiden: Brill, 2008. PDF
Michael F. Bird
Review of Mark K. George, Israel’s Tabernacle as Social Space. Ancient Israel and Its Literature 2. Atlanta and Leiden: SBL and Brill, 2009. PDF
Roland Boer
Review of Megan Bishop Moore, Philosophy and Practice in Writing a History of Ancient Israel. Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies 435. New York & London: T&T Clark, 2006. PDF
Michael Carden
Review of Greger Andersson, Untamable Texts: Literary Studies and Narrative Theory in the Books of Samuel. Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies 514. New York/London: T&T Clark, 2009. PDF
Benjamin J.M. Johnson
Review of Caroline Vander Stichele and Todd Penner, Contextualizing Gender in Early Christian Discourse: Thinking Beyond Thecla. London/New York: T & T Clark, 2009. PDF
Marianne Bjelland Kartzow, Anna Rebecca Solevåg
Review of Fiona Black, The Artifice of Love: Grotesque Bodies and the Song of Songs. London and New York: T&T Clarke/Continuum, 2009. PDF
Julie Kelso
Review of Olav Hammer, ed., Alternative Christs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. PDF
Craig Martin
Review of J. W. Rogerson and John Vincent, The City in Biblical Perspective. London/Oakville: Equinox, 2009. PDF
Robert J. Myles
Review of Jon L. Berquist, ed. Approaching Yehud: New Approaches to the Study of the Persian Period. Semeia Studies 50. Atlanta: SBL, 2007. PDF
Peter D. Miscall
Review of Joseph A. Everson and Hyun Chul Paul Kim, eds. The Desert Will Bloom: Poetic Visions in Isaiah. Ancient Israel and its Literature 4; Atlanta: SBL, 2009. PDF
Peter D. Miscall
Review of Jacob Taubes, From Cult to Culture: Fragments Toward a Critique of Historical Reason. Ed. by C.E. Fonrobert and A. Engel, with an introduction by A. Assmann, J. Assmann, and W.‐D. Hartwich. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010. PDF
Peter D. Miscall
Review of Kwok Pui‐lan, Don H. Compier, and Joerg Rieger, eds., Empire and the Christian Tradition: New Readings of Classical Theologians. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2007. PDF
Stephen D. Moore
Review of Neil Elliott, The Arrogance of Nations: Reading Romans in the Shadow of Empire. Paul in Critical Context series. Minneapolis: Fortress Press 2008. PDF
Christina Petterson
Review of Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah, eds., A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings. The Bible and Postcolonialism 13. New York/London: T & T Clark, 2007. PDF
Christina Petterson
Review of Judy Klitsner, Subversive Sequels in the Bible: How Biblical Stories Mine and Undermine Each Other. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 2009. PDF
Anthony G. Rees
Review of Kirsten Nielsen, ed., Receptions and Transformations of the Bible. Religion and Normativity 2. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2009. PDF
Eric Repphun
Review of Tat‐siong Benny Liew, What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament. Intersections: Asian and Pacific American Transcultural Studies. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2008. PDF
Anthony Rimell
Review of Benjamin H. Dunning, Aliens and Sojourners: Self as Other in Early Christianity. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. PDF
Kristi Upson-Saia
Review of Cheryl A. Kirk-­‐Duggan and Tina Pippin, eds., Mother Goose, Mother Jones, Mommie Dearest: Biblical Mothers and Their Children. Semeia Studies 61. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009. PDF
Richard Walsh
Review of Christopher Partridge and Eric Christianson, eds., The Lure of the Dark Side: Satan and Western Demonology in Popular Culture. London: Equinox, 2009. PDF
Richard Walsh
Review of Mark Manolopoulos, If Creation is a Gift. New York: State University of New York Press, 2009. PDF
Norman Wirzba
Review of Matthew J. Marohl, Joseph’s Dilemma: ‘Honor Killing’ in the Birth Narrative of Matthew. Eugene: Cascade, 2008. PDF
Christopher B. Zeichmann
Review of R. S. Sugirtharajah, Troublesome Texts: The Bible in Colonial and Contemporary Culture. The Bible in the Modern World 17. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix, 2008. PDF
Christopher B. Zeichmann

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