Biblical Studies (a sampling)

Andrew Atkinson, “Books” (flickr)
  • Scot McKnight and Nijay K. Gupta. The State of New Testament Studies: A Survey of Recent Research. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2019. Review forthcoming.
  • Esau McCaulley. Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope (IVP: 2020).
  • Beverly Roberts Gaventa. When in Romans: An Invitation to Linger with the Gospel according to Paul (Baker, 2016).
  • Matthew L. Skinner. Acts: Catching up with the Spirit (Abingdon: 2020).

Ministry, Theology, & Personal (a sampling)

Book Reviews I’ve Penned

  • Yung Suk Kim, Rereading Galatians from the Perspective of Paul’s Gospel, 2019. Review is forthcoming.
  • Review of Willie James Jennings, Acts (Belief: A Theological Commentary on the Bible), 2017.
  • Review of Toward Decentering the New Testament: A Reintroduction, by Mitzi J. Smith and Yung Suk Kim, 2018.
  • Review of The Gospel of Luke (New Cambridge Bible Commentary), by Ben Witherington and Amy-Jill Levine, 2018.
  • Review of Servant of All: Status, Ambition, and the Way of Jesus, by Craig C. Hill, Currents in Theology and Mission 47.1 (Jan 2020): 67–68.
  • Review of A Companion to the New Testament: The Gospels and Acts, by Matthew L. Skinner, Word & World 39.3 (Summer 2019): 295-87.
  • Review of Pauline Hermeneutics: Exploring the “Power of the Gospel,” by Eve-Marie Becker and Kenneth Mtata, eds., Lutheran Quarterly 32.1 (Spring 2018): 120–22.
  • Review of Luke (Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament), by Mikeal C. Parsons, Review of Biblical Literature (June 2017).
  • Review of Paul in Athens: The Popular Religious Context of Acts 17, by Clare K. Rothschild, Review of Biblical Literature (March 2017).
  • Review of Reformation Commentary on Scripture: New Testament VIII: Romans 9–16, edited by Philip D. W. Krey and Peter D. S. Krey, Lutheran Quarterly 31.2 (Summer 2017): 205–06.
  • Review of Peter: False Disciple and Apostate according to Saint Matthew, by Robert H. Gundry, Currents in Theology and Mission 44.4 (Oct 2017): 51–52.
  • Review of Into the World of the New Testament: Greco-Roman and Jewish Texts and Contexts, by Daniel Lynwood Smith, Review of Biblical Literature (December 2016).
  • Review of The Gospel according to Luke (Pillar NT Commentary), by James R. Edwards, Currents in Theology and Mission 43.4 (Oct 2016): 38.
  • Review of God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships, by Matthew Vines, Currents in Theology and Mission 43.4 (Oct 2016): 37–38.
  • Review of The Story Luke Tells: Luke’s Unique Witness to the Gospel, by Justo González, Currents in Theology and Mission 43.3 (July 2016): 39–40.
  • Review of Genre and Narrative Coherence in the Acts of the Apostles, by Alan J. Bale, Religious Studies Review 42.1 (March 2016): 43.
  • Review of Fruit for the Soul: Luther on the Lament Psalms, by Dennis Ngien, Lutheran Quarterly 30.4 (Winter 2016): 473–74.
  • Review of 2 Corinthians, 2nd ed. (Word Biblical Commentary), by Ralph P. Martin, Currents in Theology and Mission 43.1 (Jan 2016): 28.
  • Review of Acts of the Apostles (Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture), by William S. Kurz, Review of Biblical Literature (April 2015).
  • Review of Colossians (Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible), by Christopher R. Seitz, Lutheran Quarterly 29.4 (Winter 2015): 484–85.
  • Review of Singing the Songs of the Lord in Foreign Lands: Psalms in Contemporary Lutheran Interpretation, by Kenneth Mtata, Karl-Wilhelm Niebuhr, and Miriam Rose, eds., Lutheran Quarterly 29.4 (Winter 2015): 475–76.
  • Review of Acts of the Apostles (Fortress Biblical Preaching Commentaries), by Ronald J. Allen, Currents in Theology and Mission 42.4 (Oct 2015): 308.
  • Review of The Right Church: Live like the First Christians, by Charles E. Gutenson, Currents in Theology and Mission 42.4 (Oct 2015): 311.
  • Review of Mediating Faith: Faith Formation in a Trans-media Era, by Clint Schnekloth, Currents in Theology and Mission 41:6 (Dec 2014): 422–23.
  • Review of King and Messiah as Son of God: Divine, Human, and Angelic Messianic Figures in Biblical and Related Literature, by Adela Yarbro Collins and John J. Collins, Koinonia 21 (2010): 169–72.
  • Review of Early Narrative Christology: The Lord in the Gospel of Luke, by C. Kavin Rowe, Review of Biblical Literature (December 2009).
  • Review of Acts for Everyone, by N. T. Wright, Koinonia 20 (2009): 128–30. Review of The Ending of Mark and the Ends of God: Essays in Memory of Donald Harrisville Juel, edited by Beverly Roberts Gaventa and Patrick D. Miller, Koinonia 18 (2007): 125–28.