New Books Network

Jonathan Robker, “Balaam in Text and Tradition” (Mohr Siebeck, 2019)
Balaam plays a prominent role in the book of Numbers, but who was he? Where did he come from? What was his religion? What was his occupation? The mystery of Balaam has interested exegetes and scribes for millennia. Join us as we talk to Jonathan Miles Robker about his book... Read More
Andrew Steinmann, “Genesis: An Introduction and Commentary” (IVP Academic, 2019)
Genesis is a book of origins: of the world, of sin, of God’s promise of redemption, and of the people of Israel. It traces God’s pledge of a Savior through Abraham’s line down to his great-grandson Judah. It serves as a foundation for the New Testament and its teaching that... Read More
Nicole C. Kirk, “Wanamaker’s Temple: The Business of Religion in an Iconic Department Store” (NYU Press, 2018)
“On Christmas Eve, 1911, John Wanamaker stood in the middle of his elaborately decorated department store building in Philadelphia as shoppers milled around him picking up last minute Christmas presents. On that night, as for years to come, the store was filled with the sound of Christmas carols sung by... Read More
Esau McCaulley, “Sharing in the Son’s Inheritance” (T and T Clark, 2017)
Dr. Esau McCaulley is the author of Sharing in the Son’s Inheritance: Davidic Messianism and Paul’s Worldwide Interpretation of the Abrahamic Land Promise in Galatians, published in 2017 by T&T Clark. Esau serves as assistant professor of New Testament at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. Further, he is an ordained... Read More
Hans Boersma, “Seeing God: The Beatific Vision in Christian Tradition” (Eerdmans, 2018)
Dr. Hans Boersma is the author of Seeing God: The Beatific Vision in Christian Tradition, published in 2018 by Eerdmans. He holds the Saint Benedict Servants of Christ Chair in Ascetical Theology at Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Wisconsin in the United States, and previously was a professor at Regent... Read More
Jeremy Black, “England in the Age of Shakespeare” (Indiana UP, 2019)
Jeremy Black’s impressive new book offers an enormously wide-ranging account of the social, political and religious cultures in which England’s greatest dramatist was formed and found success. England in the Age of Shakespeare (Indiana University Press, 2019) draws together Black’s expansive reading in Shakespeare’s contexts with extensive knowledge of the... Read More
Gregg L. Frazer, “God Against the Revolution: The Loyalist Clergy’s Case Against the American Revolution” (UP of Kansas, 2018)
Not everyone was convinced by the arguments of patriots during the American revolution. Among those who retained some degree of loyalty to the British crown were the majority of the clergy of the Episcopalian Church, as well as a smaller number of clergy from Congregational, Presbyterian and other protestant bodies.... Read More