Book Reviews

Apostle Paul: His Life and Theology by Udo Schnelle, trans. By M. Eugene Boring as reviewed by Kenneth Atkinson in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 3/10/07)

A Radical Jew: Paul and the Politics of Identity by Daniel Boyarin as reviewed by Neil Elliott in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link updated 12/19/02)

A Radical Jew: Paul and the Politics of Identity by Daniel Boyarin as reviewed by N.T. Wright in Reviews in Religion and Theology. (Link added 10/19/05)

Christ Our Righteousness: Paul’s Theology of Justification by Mark Seifrid as reviewed by Simon Gathercole in Themelios. (Link added 7/28/03)

Contours of Pauline Theology: A Radical New Survey of the Influences on Paul’s Biblical Writings by Tom Holland as reviewed by various writers. (Link added 10/19/05)

Conversion in Corinth: Perspectives on Conversion in Paul’s Theology and the Corinthian Church by Stephen J. Chester as reviewed by Chris M. Smith in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added3/25/12)

Faith, Obedience, and Perseverance: Aspects of Paul’s Letter to the Romans by Don B. Garlington as reviewed by David A. de Silva in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 6/2/07)

Four Views on the Apostle Paul ed. by Michael F. Bird as reviewed by Arthur J. Dewey in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 4/15/2013)

Galatians by Sam K. Williams as reviewed by Mark D. Nanos in Catholic Biblical Quarterly. Available in PDF format. (Link added 8/27/03)

Galatians and Romans by Robert J. Karris as reviewed by Mark Reasoner in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 5/31/06)

God, Israel, and the Gentiles: Rhetoric and Situation in Romans 9-11 by Johann D. Kim as reviewed by Mark D. Nanos in Catholic Biblical Quarterly. Available in PDF format. (Link updated 1/20/11)

Elusive Israel: The Puzzle of Election in Romans by Charles H. Cosgrove as reviewed by Mark D. Nanos in the Journal of Biblical Literature. (Link added 8/27/03)

Jews, Gentiles and Ethnic Reconciliation: Paul’s Jewish Identity and Ephesians by Tet-Lim N. Yee as reviewed by Eung Chun Park in the Review of Biblical Literature. (Link added 3/7/06)

Judgment and Justification in Early Judaism and the Apostle Paul by Chris VanLandingham as reviewed by D.A. Carson in the Review of Biblical Literature. (Link added 12/9/07)

Justification and the New Perspectives on Paul by Guy Prentiss Waters as reviewed by Nicholas Perrin in Westminster Theological Journal. Available in PDF format. (Link added 9/12/06)

Justification and the New Perspectives on Paul by Guy Prentiss Waters as reviewed by Tim Gallant. (Link added 1/12/05)

Justification and Variegated Nomism Vol. 1: The Complexities of Second Temple Judaism, ed. by D.A. Carson, Peter T. O’Brien, and Mark A. Seifrid as reviewed by Craig Blomberg in the Denver Journal. (Link updated 1/1/04)

Justification and Variegated Nomism Vol. 1: The Complexities of Second Temple Judaism, ed. by D.A. Carson, Peter T. O’Brien, and Mark A. Seifrid as reviewed by John Byron in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 12/18/02)

Justification and Variegated Nomism Vol. 1: The Complexities of Second Temple Judaism, ed. by D.A. Carson, Peter T. O’Brien, and Mark A. Seifrid as reviewed by Pamela Eisenbaum in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 12/18/02)

Justification and Variegated Nomism: Volume 2: The Paradoxes of Paul, ed. byD.A. Carson, Peter T. O’Brien, and Mark A. Seifrid as reviewed by Tobias Nicklas in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 7/20/05)

Justification: God’s Plan and Paul’s Vision by N.T. Wright as reviewed by Michael C. Thompson in the Denver Journal. (Link added 5/18/09)

Justification: God’s Plan and Paul’s Vision by N.T. Wright as reviewed by Craig Blomberg in the Denver Journal. (Link added 5/18/09)

Justification: God’s Plan and Paul’s Vision by N.T. Wright as reviewed by V. George Shillington in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 1/23/10)

Justification: God’s Plan and Paul’s Vision by N.T. Wright as reviewed by Guy Waters. (Link added 7/23/14)

Moral Formation according to Paul: The Context and Coherence of Pauline Ethics by James W. Thompson as reviewed by David G. Horrell in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 8/12/13)

Paul: A Guide for the Perplexed by Timothy G. Gombis as reviewed by James S. Hanson in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 11/27/11)

Paul and the Hermeneutics of Faith by Francis Watson as reviewed by Mark Gignilliat. (Link added 5/29/05)

Paul and the Jews by A. Andrew Das as reviewed by Timothy Gombis in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 1/12/06)

Paul and the Mosaic Law, ed. by James D.G. Dunn, as reviewed by Mark D. Nanos in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 12/19/02)

Paul and the New Perspective: Second Thoughts on the Origin of Paul’s Gospel by Seyoon Kim as reviewed by William Klein in the Denver Journal. (Link updated 1/1/04)

Paul and the New Perspective: Second Thoughts on the Origin of Paul’s Gospel by Seyoon Kim as reviewed by Lee Irons. Available in PDF format. (Link added 3/10/07)

Paul in Israel’s Story: Self and Community at the Cross by John L. Meech as reviewed by Mark Reasoner in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 1/20/08).

Paul, Judaism, and Judgment According to Deeds by Kent L. Yinger as reviewed by Mark A. Seifrid in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link updated 12/19/02)

Paul, Judaism, and the Gentiles: Beyond the New Perspective by Francis Watson as reviewed by James D.G. Dunn in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 9/29/08)

Paul: Missionary of Jesus by Paul Barnett as reviewed by Don Garlington in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 11/15/08)

Paul on the Cross: Reconstructing the Apostle’s Story of Redemption by David A. Brandos as reviewed by D.A. Carson in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 3/10/07)

Paul, the Law, and the Covenant by A. Andrew Das as reviewed by Tim Gallant. (Link updated 7/22/05)

Preface to Romans: Notes on the Epistle in Its Literary and Cultural Setting by Christopher Bryan as reviewed by James C. Miller and Mark D. Nanos in the Review of Biblical Literature. (Link added 8/27/03)

Rereading Paul Together: Protestant and Catholic Perspectives on Justification, ed. David E. Aune as reviewed by James D.G. Dunn in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 3/23/08)

Rereading Paul Together: Protestant and Catholic Perspectives on Justification, ed. David E. Aune as reviewed by Philip F. Esler in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 3/23/08)

Romans by Brendan Byrne, S.J. as reviewed by Mark D. Nanos in Catholic Biblical Quarterly. Available in PDF format. (Link added 8/27/03)

Romans by Leander E. Keck as reviewed by James D.G. Dunn in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 7/11/06)

Romans by Leander E. Keck as reviewed by Sigurd Grindheim in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 7/11/06)

Romans by Leander E. Keck as reviewed by James C. Miller in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 7/11/06)

Romans by John Toews as reviewed by Timothy Gombis in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 1/12/06)

Romans 4 and the New Perspective on Paul: Faith Embraces the Promise by Gerhard H. Visscher as reviewed by Don Garlington in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 12/5/09)

Second Corinthians by Thomas D. Stegman as reviewed by Raymond F. Collins in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 8/27/10)

“Servants of Satan”, “False Brothers” and Other Opponents of Paul by Jerry L. Sumney as reviewed by Mark D. Nanos in the Journal of Biblical Literature. (Link added 8/27/03)

Solving the Romans Debate by A. Andrew Das as reviewed by Don Garlington in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 6/8/08)

The Antithesis of the Ages: Paul’s Reconfiguration of Torah by Stephan K. Davis as reviewed by Mark D. Nanos in Catholic Biblical Quarterly. Available in PDF format. (Link added 8/27/03)

The Future of Justification: A Response to N.T. Wright by John Piper as reviewed by Don Garlington in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 5/26/08)

The Galatians Debate: Contemporary Issues in Rhetorical and Historical Interpretation, ed. by Mark D. Nanos, as reviewed by Richard B. Cook in Biblical Theology Bulletin. Available in PDF format. (Link updated 12/19/04)

The Jesus Movement: A Social History of Its First Century by Ekkehard W. Stegemann and Wolfgang Stegemann as reviewed by Mark D. Nanos. Available in PDF format. (Link updated 8/07/03)

The Law & Its Fulfillment by Thomas R. Schreiner as reviewed by Fred G. Zaspel in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. (Link added 7/3/01)

The Law, the Covenant, and God’s Plan: Vol. I by Kari Kuula as reviewed by Sheila E. McGinn in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link updated 12/19/02)

The Meaning of the Works of the Law in Galatians and Romans by Robert K. Rapa as reviewed by Guy Waters in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 10/19/05)

The New Perspective on Paul by James D.G. Dunn as reviewed by Kathy Ehrensperger in the Review of Biblical Literature. (Link added 1/10/07)

The New Perspective on Paul by James D.G. Dunn as reviewed by Markus Cromhout in the Hervormde Teologiese Studies. Available in PDF format starting on page 1956. (Link added 7/31/09)

The New Perspective on Paul: Revised Edition by James D.G. Dunn as reviewed by J.R. Daniel Kirk in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 1/16/09)

The New Perspective on Paul by Michael B. Thompson as reviewed by Mark Burnhope. (Link added 12/17/04)

The Presence and Function of Scripture in Galatians 1 and 2 by Roy E. Ciampa as reviewed by Mark D. Nanos in Catholic Biblical Quarterly. Available in PDF format. (Link added 8/27/03)

The Quest for Paul’s Gospel: A Suggested Strategy by Douglas A. Campbell as reviewed by Matt Jackson-Mccabe in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 3/23/08)

The Saving Righteousness of God: Studies on Paul, Justification and the New Perspective by Michael F. Bird as reviewed by Martin Meiser in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDFformat. (Link added 9/29/08)

The Saving Righteousness of God: Studies on Paul, Justification and the New Perspective by Michael F. Bird as reviewed by James P. Sweeney in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available inPDF format. (Link added 3/31/09)

The Strong and the Weak: Romans 14.1 – 15.13 in Context by Mark Reasoner as reviewed by Mark D. Nanos in the Review of Biblical Literature. (Link added 8/27/03)

The Survivors of Israel: A Reconsideration of the Theology of Pre-Christian Judaism by Mark A. Elliott as reviewed by Craig Blomberg in the Denver Journal. (Link updated 1/1/04)

The Theology of Paul the Apostle by James D.G. Dunn as reviewed by Mark Manassee. (Link added 10/10/01)

The Theology of Paul the Apostle by James D.G. Dunn as reviewed by Mike Stallard in The Journal of Ministry & Theology. Available in PDF format. (Link updated 12/19/04)

The Theology of Paul the Apostle by James D.G. Dunn as reviewed by R. Barry Matlock in the Stone-Campbell Journal. (Link added 5/6/99)

What Saint Paul Really Said by N.T. Wright as reviewed by Brian G. Hedges in Founders Journal. (Link added 4/25/05)

What Saint Paul Really Said by N.T. Wright as reviewed by Craig L. Blomberg in the Denver Journal. (Link updated 1/1/04)

What Saint Paul Really Said by N.T. Wright as reviewed by Darren R. Middleton. (Link updated 1/2/04)

What Saint Paul Really Said by N.T. Wright as reviewed by Luke Timothy Johnson in First Things. (Link added 12/26/02)

What Saint Paul Really Said by N.T. Wright as reviewed by Mary C. Orr in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link updated 12/19/02)

What Saint Paul Really Said by N.T. Wright as reviewed by M. James Sawyer of Western Seminary. (Link updated 7/11/01)

What Saint Paul Really Said by N.T. Wright as reviewed by Phil Johnson. (Link added 7/23/14)

Where is Boasting? Early Jewish Soteriology and Paul’s Response in Romans 1-5 by Simon J. Gathercole as reviewed by Craig L. Blomberg in the Denver Journal. (Link updated 1/1/04)

Where is Boasting? Early Jewish Soteriology and Paul’s Response in Romans 1-5 by Simon J. Gathercole as reviewed by Sigurd Grindheim in the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. (Link added 10/2/05)

Whom God Has Called: The Relationship of Church and Israel in Pauline Interpretation, 1920 to the Present by Christopher Zoccali as reviewed by James D.G. Dunn in the Review of Biblical Literature. Available in PDF format. (Link added 9/28/02)

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