New Books Network

Richard Averbeck, “Paradigm Change in Pentateuchal Research” (Harrassowitz Verlag, 2019)
For some two hundred years now, Pentateuchal scholarship has been dominated by the Documentary Hypothesis, a paradigm made popular by Julius Wellhausen. Recent decades, however, have seen mounting critiques of the old paradigm, from a variety of specializations, not only in Biblical Studies, but also in the fields of Assyriology,... Read More
Dirk Jongkind, “An Introduction to the Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge” (Crossway, 2019)
Is the New Testament text reliable? What do we do with textual variants? How do I use the Greek New Testament? This short book, An Introduction to the Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge (Crossway, 2019), provides crucial information about the Tyndale House edition of the Greek New... Read More
John W. Tweeddale, “John Owen and Hebrews: The Foundation of Biblical Interpretation” (T and T Clark, 2019)
John Owen is one of the most significant seventeenth-century Protestant theologians. He is often discussed by historians of politics and religion in terms of his contributions to the national church settlement of the British Republic (1649-60) or to the post-reformation scholastic theological tradition. But, as this new book argues, Owen... Read More
G. R. Lanier and W. Ross, eds., “Septuaginta: A Reader’s Edition” (Hendrickson Publishers, 2018)
The Greek translations of the Hebrew Bible, compiled over several centuries in circumstances that are largely unknown, are collectively identified as the Septuagint. In recent years, the study of what is sometimes known as “Old Testament Greek” has developed some very important new lexical and other interpretive tools. But many... Read More
Dirk Jongkind, “The Greek New Testament: Produced at Tyndale House” (Crossway, 2017)
Dirk Jongkind is Senior Research Fellow in New Testament Text and Language, Tyndale House, University of Cambridge, and the editor of one of the most exciting projects in modern New Testament criticism. The Greek New Testament (Crossway, 2017), which he edited, and which has been co-published by Cambridge University Press... Read More
Peter J. Williams, “Can We Trust the Gospels?” (Crossway, 2018)
Is there evidence to believe the Gospels? The Gospels―Matthew, Mark, Luke, John―are four accounts of Jesus’s life and teachings while on earth. But should we accept them as historically accurate? What evidence is there that the recorded events actually happened? In his new book Can We Trust the Gospels (Crossway,... Read More
Todd L. Patterson, “The Plot-structure of Genesis” (Brill, 2018)
Does Genesis function merely as the beginning of the Bible’s larger story, or can Genesis be read as its own book? Does Genesis have its own plot that moves from complication to dénouement? Todd L. Patterson, in his recent book The Plot-structure of Genesis (Brill 2018), says, ‘Yes!’ The book... Read More