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October New Book Reviews

Books:

  • Accidental Pharisees: Avoiding Pride, Exclusivity, and the Other Dangers of Overzealous Faith by Larry Osborne.  Read a review here.
  • The Ancient Middle Classes: Urban Life and Aesthetics in the Roman Empire 100 BCE – 250 CE by Emanuel Mayer.  Read a review here.
  • Becoming Allies: Child-Sacrifice, War and Misrule in the Illiad and Beyond by Richard Holway.  Read a review here.
  • Bishop: The Art of Questioning Authority by an Authority in Question by William H. Willimon.  Read a review here.
  • Dark Mirrors: Azazel and Stanael in Early Jewish Demonology by Andrei A. Orlov.  Read a review here.
  • God’s Timetable: The Book of Revelation and the Feast of Seven Weeks by Daniel F. Stramara Jr.  Read a review here.
  • Inheriting Abraham: The Legacy of the Patriach in Judaism, Christianity & Islam by Jon D. Levenson.  Read a review here.
  • Josephus and the Theologies of Ancient Judaism by Jonathan Klawans.  Read a review here.
  • A Little Book for New Theologians: Why and How to Study Theology by Kelly M. Kapic.  Read a review here.
  • Pursuits of Wisdom: Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus by John M. Cooper.  Read a review here.
  • The Storyteller and the Garden of Eden by Ellen A. Robbins.  Read a review here.
  • Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350 – 550 AD by Peter Brown.  Read a review here.