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ACKERMAN, Susan, Warrior, Dancer, Seductress, Queen: Women in Judges and Biblical Israel. ABRL. New York: Doubleday, 1998. Pp. xiii + 352. Pbk. $36.95. ISBN 0-385-48424-0. BARR, James, The Scope and Authority of the Bible. Reprint; London: SCM Press, 2002. Pp. xviii + 154. Pbk. 9.95. ISBN 0-334-02879-5. BARTON, John, Joel and Obadiah . OTL. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2001. Pp. xxi + 168. Cl. $39.95 or 25.00. ISBN 0-664-21966-7. BLENKINSOPP, Joseph, Isaiah 40-55: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary . AB. New York: Doubleday, 2002. Pp. xvii + 411. Cl. $45.00. ISBN 0385-49717-2. DE LA TORRE, Miguel, Reading the Bible from the Margins . Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2002. Pp. xiii + 196. Pbk. $20.00 or 14.99. ISBN 1-57075-410-1. DOBBS-ALLSOPP, F.W., Lamentations . IBC. Louisville: John Knox Press, 2002. Pp. xiv + 156. Cl. 14.99. ISBN 0-8042-3141-9. DUNDERBERG, Ismo, TUCKETT, Christopher and SYREENI, Kari (eds.), Fair Play: Diversity and Conflicts in Early Christianity . Essays in Honour of Heikki Risnen . NovTSup. Leiden: Brill, 2002. Pp. xii + 592. Cl. Euro 120.00 or $140.00. ISBN 90 04 12359 8. GERHARDSSON, Birger, The Reliability of the Gospel Tradition (foreword by Donald A. Hagner). Peabody: Hendrickson, 2001. Pp. xxiv + 143. Pbk. $14.95. ISBN 1-56563-667-8. HENGEL, Martin, The Septuagint as Christian Scripture: Its Prehistory and the Problem of Its Canon . Introduction by Robert Hanhart. OTS. Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 2002. Pp. 153. Cl. 25.00. ISBN 0-567-08737-9. JOBLING, Jannine, Feminist Biblical Interpretation in Theological Context: Restless Readings . Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Theology and Biblical Studies. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002. Pp. 186. Cl. 40.00. ISBN 0-7546-0791-7. KYSAR, Robert, Preaching John . Fortress Resources for Preaching. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2002. Pp. xii + 252. Pbk. $18.00. ISBN 0-8006-3226-5. LIM, Johnson T.K., A Strategy for Reading Biblical Texts. Studies in Biblical Literature, 29. New York: Peter Lang, 2002. Pp. xvii + 152. Cl. 31.00. ISBN 0-82045028-6. MATTHEWS, Victor H., Social World of the Hebrew Prophets . Peabody: Hendrickson, 2001. Pp. xi + 205. Pbk. $24.95. ISBN 1-56563-417-9. McKNIGHT, Scot, Turning to Jesus: The Sociology of Conversion in the Gospels . Louisville/London: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002. Pp. x + 214. Pbk. 12.99. ISBN 0-664-22514-4. MILLS, Mary E., Biblical Morality: Moral Perspectives in Old Testament Narratives . Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002. Pp. vii + 270. Pbk. 16.99. ISBN 0-7546-1580-4. MOUNT, Christopher, Pauline Christianity: Luke-Acts and the Legacy of Paul . NovT Sup, 104. Leiden: Brill, 2002. Pp. 216. Cl. Euro 79.00 or $92.00. ISBN 90-0412472-1. MURPHY, Roland E., Experiencing Our Biblical Heritage. Peabody: Hendrickson, 2001. Pp. xv + 185. Pbk. $19.95. ISBN 1-56563-496-9. NEMET-NEJAT, Karen Rhea, Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia . Peabody: Hendrickson, 2002. Pp. xxii + 346. Pbk. $24.95. ISBN 1-56563-712-7. NOORT, Ed and TIGCHELAAR, Eibert (eds.), The Sacrifice of Isaac: The Aqedah (Genesis 22) and Its Interpretations . Themes in Biblical Narrative: Jewish and

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Christian Traditions. Leiden: Brill, 2002. Pp. xv + 240. Cl. Euro 105.00 or $122.00. ISBN 90-04-12434-9. OCONNOR, Kathleen M., Lamentations and the Tears of the World. Foreword by Walter Bruggemann. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2002. Pp. xvi + 156. Pbk. $20.00 or 14.99. ISBN 1-57075-399-7. POSTMA, F., SPRONK, K. and TALSTRA, E. (eds.), The New Things: Eschatology in Old Testament Prophecy: Festschrift for Henk Leene . ACEBT, 3. Maastricht, Uitgeverij Shaker Publishing, 2002. Pp. x + 296. Pbk. Np. ISBN 90-423-0190-2. ROWLAND, Christopher, Christian Origins: The Setting and Character of the Most Important Messianic Sect of Judaism . Second Edition. London: SPCK, 2002. Pp. xxvi + 451. Pbk. 22.50. ISBN 0-281-05366-9. RUNESSON, Anders, The Origins of the Synagogue: A Socio-Historical Study . CBNTS, 37. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International, 2001. Pp. 573. Pbk. SEK 366.00 (tax not included). ISBN 91-22-01946-4. RUNIONS, Erin, Changing Subjects: Gender, Nation and Future in Micah . Playing the Text, 7. London: Sheffield Academic Press, 2002. Pp. 295. Pbk. 18.99. ISBN 1-84127-270-1. RUSCHMANN, Susanne, Maria von Magdala im Johannesevangelium: Jngering ZeuginLebensbotin . NTAbh, 40. Mnster: Aschendorff Verlag, 2002. Pp. ix + 269. Pbk. Euro 38.90. ISBN 3-402-04788-8. SHELLARD, Barbara, New Light on Luke: Its Purpose, Sources, and Literary Context . JSNTSup, 215. London: Sheffield Academic Press, 2002. Pp. 340. Cl. 60.00. ISBN 1-8412-7236-1. SMITH, David E., The Canonical Function of Acts: A Comparative Analysis . Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, Michael Glazier, 2002. Pp. 136. Pbk. $15.95. ISBN 0-8146-5103-8. SMITH, Mark S., Untold Stories: The Bible and Ugaritic Studies in the Twentieth Century . Peabody: Hendrickson, 2001. Pp. xix + 252. Pbk. $29.95. ISBN 1-56563575-2. SOULEN, Richard N. and SOULEN, R. Kendall, Handbook of Biblical Criticism: Third Edition, Revised and Expanded . Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2001. Pp. xiii + 234. Pbk. 12.99. ISBN 0-664-22314-1. STIEBERT, Johanna, The Construction of Shame in the Hebrew Bible: The Prophetic Contribution . JSOTSup, 346. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2002. Pp. x + 196. Cl. 50.00. ISBN 1-8412-7268-X. SYKES, Seth, Time and Space in HaggaiZechariah 1-8: A Bakhtinian Analysis of a Prophetic Chronicle . Studies in Biblical Literature, 24. New York: Peter Lang, 2002. Pp. xiv + 172. Cl. 33.00. ISBN 0-8204-4596-7. TEUGELS, Lieve M., Aggadat Bereshit: Translated from the Hebrew with Introduction and Notes. Jewish and Christian Perspectives, 4. Leiden: Brill, 2001. Pp. xxxvi + 305. Cl. Euro 111.00 or $130.00. ISBN 90-04-12173-0. TILLICH, Paul, The Eternal Now. Reprint; London: SCM Press, 2002. Pp. x + 133. Pbk. 9.95. ISBN 0-334-02875-2. YAMAGUCHI, Satoko, Mary and Martha: Women in the World of Jesus . Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2002. Pp. xi + 204. Pbk. $24.00 or 17.99. ISBN 1-57075-401-2. YEO, K.K., Chairman Mao Meets the Apostle Paul: Christianity, Communism, and the Hope of China . Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, 2002. Pp. 302. Pbk. $29.99. ISBN 158743-034-7.