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Avalos, Hector. The End of Biblical Studies. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus, 2007. Pp. 399. $32.

Bergant, Dianne. Israel's Story: Part Two. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical, 2006. Pp. 118. $9.95.

Brodie, Thomas L., ed. Proto-Luke: The Oldest Gospel Account. The Bible as Dialogue, New Testament 3A. Limerick, Ireland: Dominican Biblical Institute, 2006. Pp. 59. $14.

Brown, William P., ed. Engaging Biblical Authority: Perspectives on the Bible as Scripture. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2007. Pp. xvi + 158. $19.95.

Collins, John J. A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2007. Pp. xi + 324. $30.

Dawes, Gregory W. Introduction to the Bible. New Collegeville Bible Commentary: Old Testament 1. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical, 2007. Pp. 80. $6.95.

Eastman, Susan. Recovering Paul's Mother Tongue: Language and Theology in Galatians. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2007. Pp. xiv + 206. $25.

Matera. Frank J. New Testament Theology: Exploring Diversity and Unity. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2007. Pp. xxxi + 485. $49.95.

Matthews, Victor H. 101 Questions and Answers on the Prophets of Israel. New York: Paulist, 2007. Pp. xv + 160. $14.95.

McKendrick, Scot, and Kathleen Doyle. Bible Manuscripts: 1400 Years of Scribes and Scripture. London: British Library, 2007. Pp. 160. $35.

Middlemas, Jill A. The Templeless Age: An Introduction to the History, Literature, and Theology of the "Exile." Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2007. Pp. x + 174. $24.95.

Neyrey, Jerome H. Give God the Glory: Ancient Prayer and Worship in Cultural Perspective. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2007. Pp. x + 273. $20.

Nicolaci, Marida. Egli diceva loro il padre: I discorsi con i Giudei a Gerusalemme in Giovanni 5-12. Studia biblica 6. Rome: Citta Nuova, 2007. Pp. 476. 32 [euro].

Rosner, Brian S. Greed as Idolatry: The Origin and Meaning Of a Pauline Metaphor. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2007. Pp. xiv + 214. $22.

Scott. Bernard Brandon. ed. Jesus Reconsidered: Scholarship in the Public Eve. Jesus Seminar Guides. Santa Rosa. Calif.: Polebridge. 2007. Pp. x + 104. $18.

Shanks. Hershel. The Copper Scroll: And the Search for the Temple Treasure. Washington: Biblical Archaeology Society, 2007. Pp. xiii + 113. $24.95.

Sublon, Roland. Vous serutez les ecrits? Ils temoignet pour moi: Lecture suivie de l'Evangile selon saint Jean. Paris: Cerf. 2007. Pp. 196. 20 [euro].

Sumney, Jerry L. Philippians: A Greek Student's Intermediate Reader. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson. 2007. Pp. xxiv + 161. $14.95.

Thompson, John L. Reading the Bible with the Dead: What You Can Learn from the History of Exegesis That You Can't Learn from Exegesis Alone. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2007. Pp, xi + 324. $20.

Westcott, B. F., and F. J. A. Hort. The Greek New Testament: With Dictionary. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson, 2007. Pp. xxviii + 893. $34.95.


Argarate, Pablo. Feuer auf die Erde: Der Heilige Geist bei Symeon dem Neuen Theologen. Hereditas: Studien zur allen Kirchengeschichte 25. Bonn: Borengasser, 2007. Pp. xviii + 279. 34 [euro].

Baker. Colin F. Qur'an Manuscripts: Calligraphy, Illumination, Design. Chicago: The British Library, 2007. Pp. 112. $35.

Brito, Emilio. La theologie de Fichte. Philosophie and Theologie. Paris: Cerf, 2007. Pp. 193. 25 [euro].

Brophy, Donald. One Hundred Great Catholic Books: From the Early Centuries to the Present. New York: BlueBridge, 2007. pp. xvii + 222. $16.

Burrus, Virginia. Saving Shame: Martyrs. Saints, and Other Abject Subjects. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 2007. Pp. xii + 193. $45.

Daly, Peter M., and G. Richard Dimler, ed. The Jesuit Series Part Five (P-Z). Corpus Librorum Emblematum. Buffalo, N.Y.: University of Toronto, 2007. …