Friday, October 9, 2009

Sweet News for Sinners

In the current Christian Century Beverly Roberts Gaventa includes Sinners among her 10 recommended books in NT ("Take and Read," October 20, 2009, p. 22). I'm grateful to Professor Gaventa for such an honorable mention.


Anonymous said...

Congratulations! Just curious (I don't subscribe to The Christian Century---wish they had a subscription for online access), what are the other nine book recommendations?

Greg Carey said...

Dale Allison, The Historical Christ and the Theological Jesus. One of my favorite books.

Richard Bauckham and Carl Mosser, eds., The Gospel of John and Christian Theology. I'm currently reviewing a previous volume on Hebrews.

Victor Paul Furnish's updated Moral Teaching of Paul.

Susan Garrett, No Ordinary Angel: Celestian Spirits and Christian Claims about Jesus.

Alan Jacobs, Original Sin: A Cultural History.

Judith Lieu, 1, 2, and 3 John. Old Testament Library.

Joel Marcus, Mark 9-16. Anchor.

Brian Blount, Revelation. New Testament Library.

Robert Kugler and Patrick Hartin, An Introduction to the Bible.