Books Received

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Charles, J. Daryl, ed. Reading Genesis 1-2: An Evangelical Conversation. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2013. Pp. xxi + 240. $24.95.

Collins, Raymond F. Second Corinthians. Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2013. Pp. xviii + 302. $27.99.

Crump, David. Encountering Jesus, Encountering Scripture: Reading the Bible Critically in Faith. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2013. Pp. x + 145. $20.

Dillon, Richard J. The Hymns of Saint Luke: Lyricism and Narrative Strategy in Luke 1-2. CBQMS 50. Washington: Catholic Biblical Association, 2013. Pp. x + 181. $15.

Kuruvilla, Abraham. Privilege the Text!: A Theological Hermeneutic for Preaching. Chicago: Moody, 2013. Pp. 336. $35.99.

Law, Timothy Michael. When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of Western Civilization. New York: Oxford University, 2013. Pp. 216. $24.95.

Porter, Stanley E., and Matthew R. Malcolm, eds. Horizons in Hermeneutics: A Festschrift in Honor of Anthony C. Thiselton. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2013. Pp. xv + 301. $40.

Romer, Thomas. Dark God: Cruelty, Sex, and Violence in the Old Testament. New York: Paulist, 2013. Pp. vi + 154. $17.95.

Schulte, Raphael. Die Herkunft Jesu Christi: Verstiindnis und Missverstiindnis des biblischen Zeugnisses. Eine theologiekritische Besinnung. Miinster: Aschendorff, 2013. Pp. 763. 69 [euro].

Watson, Francis. Gospel Writing: A Canonical Perspective. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2013. Pp. xiii + 665. $48.


BeDuhn, Jason David. Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma. Vol. 2, Making a "Catholic" Self, 388-401 C.E. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 2013. Pp. x + 538. $69.95.

Bessler, Joseph A. A Scandalous Jesus: How History Quests Changed Theology for the Better. Salem, OR: Polebridge, 2013. Pp. x + 259. $25.

Boersma, Hans. Embodiment and Virtue in Gregory of Nyssa: An Anagogical Approach. Oxford Early Christian Studies. Oxford: Oxford University, 2013. Pp. xviii + 284. $135.

Bond, Adam L. The Imposing Preacher: Samuel DeWitt Proctor and Black Public Faith. Minneapolis Fortress, 2013. Pp. xi + 247. $29.

Brown, Jeremy. New Heavens and a New Earth: The Jewish Reception of Copernican Thought. New York: Oxford University, 2013. Pp. xviii + 394. $74.

Christensen, Mark Z. Nahua and Maya Catholicisms: Texts and Religion in Colonial Central Mexico and Yucatan. Stanford, CA: Stanford University, 2013. Pp. xiv + 318. $65.

Couenhoven, Jesse. Stricken by Sin, Cured by Christ: Agency, Necessity, and Culpability in Augustinian Theology. New York: Oxford University, 2013. Pp. xiv + 258. $74.

Dreyer, Mechthild, Edouard Mehl, and Matthias Vollet, eds. La reception de Duns Scot = Die Rezeption des Duns Scotus = Scotism through the Centuries. Archa Verbi 6. Bonaventure, NY: Franciscan Institute, 2013. Pp. 344. $100.

Fedou, Michel. La voie du Christ 11: Developpements de la christologie dans le contexte religieux de l'Orient ancien: D'Eusebe de Cesaree a Jean Damascene (IV-VIII siecle). Paris: Cerf, 2013. Pp. 671. 45 [euro].

George Tvrtkovic, Rita. A Christian Pilgrim in Medieval Iraq: Riccoldo da Montecroce's Encounter with Islam. Turnhout: Brepols, 2012. Pp. 275. 80 [euro].

Hurteau, Robert. A Worldwide Heart: The Life of Maryknoll Father John J. Considine. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2013. Pp. xxxvi + 308. $45.

Rusch, William G., ed. The Witness of Bartholomew I: Ecumenical Patriarch. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2013. Pp. xii + 146. $22.

Schelkens, Karim, John A. Dick, and Jurgen Mettepenningen, eds. Aggiomamiento? Catholicism from Gregory XVI to Benedict XVI. Church History 63. Boston: Brill, 2013. Pp. x + 247. $149.

Selderhuis, Herman J., ed. A Companion to Reformed Orthodoxy. Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition. Boston: Brill, 2013. …