We want you to be able to stay up to date with the latest scholarship. To help you with this, we will be publishing book reviews on an ongoing basis. Here are our most recent book reviews.
Paula Fredriksen, Paul: The Pagans’ Apostle. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 336 pp. $35.00.
Reviewed by M. John-Patrick O’Connor
Robin A. Leaver. The Whole Church Sings: Congregational Singing in Luther’s Wittenberg, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2017, 206 pp. $22.
Reviewed by Nicholas Hopman
James Calvin Davis. Forbearance: A Theological Ethic for a Disagreeable Church. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2017, 240 pp. $25.00.
Reviewed by Naomi Ketchens
James K.A. Smith. Awaiting the King: Reforming Public Theology. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2017, 256 pp. $22.99.
Reviewed by Michael Nichols
David Bentley Hart. The New Testament: A Translation. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2017, 616 pp. $35.00.
Reviewed by Matthew A. Smith
Matthew V. Novenson. The Grammar of Messianism. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017, 384 pp. $74.00.
Reviewed by Nathan C. Johnson
Thinking Theologically. Edited by Eric D. Barreto. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2015, 100 pp. $14.00.
Writing Theologically. Edited by Eric D. Barreto. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2015, 157 pp. $14.00
Reviewed by Melissa A. Martin
The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume IV: Global Western Anglicanism, c. 1910-present. Edited by Jeremy Morris. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017, 424 pp. $142.50.
Reviewed by Matt Rucker
Swain, Scott R. The God of the Gospel: Robert Jenson’s Trinitarian Theology. Downers Grove: IVP Academic Press, 2013, 258 pp. $38.00
Reviewed by Brandon Watson
F.W. Dobbs-Allsopp. On Biblical Poetry. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, 575 pp. $74.00.
Reviewed by Aron Tillema
Peter J. Leithart. Delivered From the Elements of the World: Atonement, Justification, Mission. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2016, 368 pp. $27.00.
Reviewed by Andrew Song
Edited by Luci Shaw and Jeanne Murray Walker. Ambition: Essays by Members of The Chrysostom Society. Eugene, Oregon: Cascade Books, 2015, 142 pp. $16.80.
Reviewed by Aaron Morrison
Gilles Emery, O.P., and Matthew Levering, eds. Aristotle in Aquinas’s Theology. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015, 336 pp. $110.00.
Reviewed by Luke Zerra
Richard B. Hays. Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2016, 524 pp. $47.48.
Reviewed by Daniel Hasbun
Philip G. Ziegler, ed. Eternal God, Eternal Life: Theological Investigations into the Concept of Immortality. New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2016, 215 pp. $122.00.
Reviewed by Theron Clay Mock III
Stanley Hauerwas. Sanctify Them in the Truth: Holiness Exemplified. New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2016, 276 pp. $32.99.
Reviewed by Matt Smith
Lee Beach. The Church in Exile: Living in Hope After Christendom. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2015, pp. 240. $25 (paperback).
Reviewed by Kelsey L. Lambright
Belden C. Lane. Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. pp. 288. $24.95 (hardcover).
Reviewed by Rachel McKinley Cheney
Christian B. Miller, et. al. eds. Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. pp. 720. $74.00 (hardcover).
Reviewed by Tasha Striker
Monica Miller, Anthony B. Pinn, Bernard “Bun B” Freeman, eds. Religion in Hip-Hop: Mapping the New Terrain in the US. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015. pp. 296 $34.95 (paperback).
Reviewed by Gregory Rapier
Raimon Panikkar. Opera Omnia Vol. III: Christianity, Part One: The Christian Tradition. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis. 2015. pp. 370. $90.00 (cloth).
Reviewed by John M. Allison
Archie J. Spencer. The Analogy of Faith: The Quest for God’s Speakability. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2015. pp. 445. $28.00 (paperback).
Reviewed by Michael Reed
John Webster. God without Measure: Working Papers in Christian Theology. Volume I: God and the Works of God. New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015. pp. 240. $120.00 (hardback).
Reviewed by Kevin Vollrath
Michael Banner. Ethics of Everyday Life: Moral Theology, Social Anthropology, and the Imagination of the Human. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015, pp. 240. $35.00 (hardcover).
Reviewed by Stephanie Mota Thurston
Kimlyn Bender. Confessing Christ for Church and World: Studies in Modern Theology. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2014, pp. 389. $40.00 (paperback).
Reviewed by Max Heidelberger
Walter Brueggemann, Ice Axes for Frozen Seas: A Biblical Theology of Provocation, ed. Davis Hankins. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2014, pp. 439. $59.95 (hardback).
Reviewed by Marcus A. Hong
John Webster. God Without Measure: Working Papers in Christian Theology. Volume II: Virtue and Intellect. New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2016, 187 pp. $112.00 (hardback).
Reviewed by Alex Siemers