Books I Plan to
"The best laid plans of mice and men.........are
[These are now sorted into a list of abbreviations that I use in the CTT writings...hope
it helps. I have also begun filing previous years books in their own file--to
shorten file access times. I have all of 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, and most of 1995 books.
I have added a small Recommended Books table, as
New acquisitions...(and old "I brought them in
from the garage" ones!)...
Oct 13, 2002
- [HI:PEAPE] Pseudepigraphy
and Ethical Argument in the Pastoral Epistles. Lewis R. Donelson.
- [HI:FCCDWS] Forgers
and Critics: Creativity and Duplicity in Western Scholarship. Anthony
- [OT:SWHP] Social World of
the Hebrew Prophets. Victor Matthews. Hendrickson:2001. [a WishList gift! Thanks CdS!]
- [HI:GBH] Greece
Before Homer: Ancient Chronology and Mythology. John Forsdyke.
Sept 2, 2002
- [NT:SHHS] Story as
History, History as Story: The Gospel Tradition in the Context of Ancient
Oral History. Samuel Byrskog. Brill:2002. [a WishList
gift! Thanks RS!]
- [HI:MCP1] The Mishnah
in Contemporary Perspective (part One). Alan Avery-Peck and Jacob
Neusner (eds). Brill:2002.[a WishList gift!
- [PH:WAFF] Walking Away
from Faith: Unraveling the Mystery of Belief and Unbelief. Ruth A.
- [HI:IHSJL] An
Introduction to the History and Sources of Jewish Law. N.S. Hecht,
B.S. Jackson, S. M. Passamaneck, D. Piatello, and A.M. Rabello (eds).
- [OT:WHAE] Wit and Humor in
Ancient Egypt. Patrick Houlihan. Rubicon:2001.
July 24, 2002
- [GAJ2] The
Gospels and Jesus (2nd ed). Graham Stanton. Oxford:2002
- [HI:RISM] Rabbinic
Interpretation of Scripture in the Mishnah. Alexander Samely.
Oxford:2002. [a WishList gift! Thanks SW!]
- [HI:MSFERG] Mishnah and the Social Formation of the
Early Rabbinic Guild: A Socio-Rhetorical Approach. Jack N. Lightstone.
Wilfred Laurier UP:2002 [a WishList gift!
- [HI:IST] In
the Shadow of the Temple: Jewish Influences on Early Christianity.
Oskar Skarsaune. IVP:2002. [a WishList gift!
- [NT:GMSRC] The Gospel of Mark: A
Socio-Rhetorical Commentary. Ben Witherington III. Eerdmans:2001. [a WishList gift! Thanks SW!]
- [OT:MAB] Mesopotamia
and the Bible: Comparative Explorations. Mark Chavalas and K. Lawson
Younger. Baker:2002. [a WishList gift! Thanks
- [HI:TJ] The
Topical Josephus: Historical Accounts that Shed light on the Bible.
Cleon L. Rogers, Jr. Zondervan:1992. [a WishList
gift! Thanks SW!]
- [NS:SEDU] Science
and Evidence for Design in
the Universe. Behe, Dembski, and Meyer. Ignatius:2000. [a WishList gift! Thanks SW!]
- [PH:CPRE] Contemporary
Perspectives on Religious Epistemology. Douglas Geivett and Brendan
Sweetman (eds). Oxford:1992. [a WishList gift!
- [OT:NAZE] Noah's Ark and
the Ziusudra Epic. Robert Best. Enlil Press:1999. [local flood+myth
theory by a physicist] [a WishList gift!
July 5th, 2002
- [HI:ELAM] Everyday
in Ancient Mesopotamia. Jean Bottero (Antonia Nevill, trans).
- [HI:CIAB15] Christians in Asia before
1500. Ian Gillman and Hans-Joachim Klimkeit. Umichigan:1999.
- [HI:RRJ] Roots
of Rabbinic Judaism: An Intellectual History, from Ezekiel to Daniel.
Gabriele Boccaccini. Eerdmans:2002.
- [HI:LLAR] Life
and Leisure in Ancient Rome. J.P.V.D. Balsdon. Phoenix:1969.
- [HI:GUGOAR] Growing Up and Growing Old in
Ancient Rome: A life course approach. Mary Harlow and Ray Laurence.
- [NT:DLPTC] Daily Life in Palestine at
the Time of Christ. Henri Daniel-Rops. Phoenix:1961/62.
- [NT:RJIB] Rabbi
Jesus--An Intimate Biography. Bruce Chilton. Image/DoubleDay:2000.
- [WaltkeGen] Genesis-A Commentary.
Bruce Waltke and Cathi J. Fredricks. Zondervan:2001. [a WishList gift! Thanks SW!]
- [TH:HFG] The
Hidden Face of God: How Science Reveals the Ultimate Truth. Gerald
Schroeder. FreePress:2001. [a WishList gift!
The New Complete Works of Josephus (rev/expanded). Whiston and Paul
Maier. Kregel:1999. [a WishList gift! Thanks
- [NIGTC:1Cor] The New International Greek Testament
Commentary: the First Epistle to the Corinthians. Anthony C.
Thiselton. Eerdmans/Paternoster:2000. [a WishList
gift! Thanks SW!]
- [OT:TCHB2] Textual Criticism of the
Hebrew Bible (2nd rev. ed). Emanuel Tov. Fortress:2001. [a WishList gift! Thanks SW!]
- [TH:SGA] The
Spirit in the Gospels and Acts--Divine Purity and Power. Craig S.
Keener. Hendrickson:1997. [a WishList gift!
Medicine, Miracle, and Magic in New Testament Times. Howard Clark
- [HI:JLFMM] Jewish Law from Moses
to the Mishnah: From bible to torah. Jacob Neusner. HiramCollege:1999.
June 12, 2002
- [HI:INTGRP] The Interpretation of the
New Testament in Greco-Roman Paganism. John Granger Cook.
- [HI:LFAW] Lies and
Fiction in the Ancient World. Christopher Gill and T.P. Wiseman (eds).
- [NT:SSCGJ] Social-Science Commentary
on the Gospel of John. Bruce Malina and Richard Rohrbaugh.
- [NT:SSCSG] Social-Science Commentary
on the Synoptic Gospels. Bruce Malina and Richard Rohrbaugh.
- [HI:RLAP] Religions
of Late Antiquity in Practice. Richard Valantasis (ed). Priceton:2000.
- [HI:IWSTH] Integrating
Women into Second Temple History. Tal Ilan. Hendrickson:1999.
- [HI:DRR] Dictionary
of Roman Religions. Lesley Adkins and Roy Adkins. Oxford:1996.
- [HI:KDAW] Kinship
Diplomacy in the Ancient World. Christopher Jones.
Harvard/Cambridge:1999. [a WishList gift!
- [HI:GN] The
Gods of the Nations--Studies in Ancient Near Eastern National Theology.
Daniel Block. Baker:2000 (2nd ed) [a WishList
gift! Thanks CST!]
- [HI:FCC] The
First Christian Centuries--Perspectives on the Early Church. Paul
- [HI:EDSS] Encyclopedia
of the Dead Sea Scrolls (2 vols). Lawrence Shiffman and James
VanderKam (eds). Oxford:2000. [a WishList
gift! Thanks CST!]
- [OT:SWAI] Social
World of Ancient Israel 1250-587 BCE. Victor Matthews and Don
- [HI:RDGRW] Religious Diversity in the
Graeco-Roman World--A survey of recent Scholarship. Dan Cohn-Sherbok and
John Court (eds). Sheffield:2001.
- [HI:LBI] Life
in Biblical Israel. Philip King and Lawrence Stager. WJK:2001.
- [HI:HCRC] Health
Care and the Rise of Christianity. Hector Avalos. Hendrickson:1999.
- [HI:MRW] Magic
in the Roman World: Pagans, Jews and Christians. Naomi Janowitz.
May 26, 2002
- [HI:TJC] The
Jerusalem Cathedra (vol 1). Lee Levine (ed). WayneState:1981.
- [HI:Sema] The
Tractate 'Mourning' (Semahot). Dov Zlotnick. Yale:1966.
- [HI:MDAPS] Magic and Divination in
Ancient Palestine and Syria. Ann Jeffers. Brill:1996.
May 6, 2002
Memory Distortion: How Minds, Brains, and Societies Reconstruct the
Past. Daniel Schacter (ed). Harvard:1995.
Memory, Brain, and Belief. Daniel Schacter and Elaine Scarry (eds).
The Seven Sins of Memory--How the Mind Forgets and Remembers.
Daniel L. Schacter. Houghton/Mifflin:2001.
The Historical Reliability of John's Gospel--Issues and Commentary.
Craig L. Blomberg. IVP:2001.
Divided by Faith--Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in
America. Michael Emerson and Christian Smith. Oxford:2000.
April 16, 2002
- [OT:SATROTE] Story
as Torah: Reading the Old Testament Ethically, Gordon J. Wenham,
- [OT:OTDATRR] The
Old Testament Documents: Are They Reliable and Relevant?, Walter C.
Kaiser, Jr. IVP:2001.
- [HI:PLLRE] Poverty and
Leadership in the Later Roman Empire, Peter Brown, Brandeis:2002.
- [OT:SSMJ] Scribes
and Schools in Monarchic Judah: A Socio-Archeological Approach, David
Jamieson-Drake, Almond Press:1991.
- [TH:POFHX] Portraits of Freedom: 14
People Who Came out of Homosexuality, Bob Davies and Lela Gilbert,
- [TH:DF4V] Divine
Foreknowledge--Four Views. James Bielby and Paul Eddy (eds), IVP:2001.
- [PH:TCPPP] Truth or
Consequences: The Promise and Perils of Postmoderism, Millard J.
- [TH:GAT4V] God and Time--Four Views.
Gregory Ganssle (ed). IVP:2001.
- [HI:HHRVEC] Hellenists and Hebrews: Reappraising
Division within the Earliest Church. Craig C. Hill. Fortress:1992.
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