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Anne Marie Dalton, Ph.D.
Book Review Editor, English
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David Smilde
Reason to Believe Cultural Agency in Latin American Evangelicalism
Berkley, CA: University of California Press, 2007. xv + 262
ISBN: 5202491431

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L. Ann Jervis
At the Heart of the Gospel
Grand Rapids: Wm. B, Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2007. xiv + 149
ISBN: 80283993

Cecilia Wassen
Women in the Damascus Document
Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2005. v, 255 p.
ISBN: 1589831683

John W. O'Malley
Four Cultures of the West
Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2004. 1, 261 p.
ISBN: 0674021037

Markus Bockmuehl and Donald A. Hagner, eds.
The Written Gospel
Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005. vii, 360 p.
ISBN: 0521540402

Marc Cardinal Ouellet
Divine likeness: Toward a Trinitarian Anthropology of the Family
Grand Rapids, MI and Cambridge, UK: Eerdmans, 2006. x + 242
ISBN: 0802828337

Jack N. Lightenstone
The Commerce of the Sacred: Mediation of the Divine Among Jews in the Greco-Roman World
New York: Columbia University Press, 2006. xxiii+171
ISBN: 231128576

A.K.M. Adam
Faithful Interpretation: Reading the Bible in a Postmodern World
Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2006. ix+193
ISBN: 800637873

Garry W. Trompf
Religions of Melanesia: A Bibliographic Survey
Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2006. xxiii+695p
ISBN: 313287546

Steven T. Katz
The Cambridge History of Judaism: Volume Four: The Late Roman-Rabbinic Period
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xxv+1135
ISBN: 521772486

Peter Joel Hurwitz, Jacques Picard and Avraham Steinberg
Jewish Ethics and the Care of End-of-Life Patients: A collection of Rabbinical, Bioethical, Philosophical, and Juristic Opinions
Jersey City: KTAV Publishing House, Inc., 2006. 1-254
ISBN: 881259217

Emidio Campi and Joseph C. McLelland
Commentary on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics
Kirksville, Missouri: Truman State University Press, 2006. xxxii+439
ISBN: 19311255X

Simon J. Gathercole
The Pre-Existent Son: Recovering the Christologies of Matthew, Mark, and Luke
Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2006. xi+344p.
ISBN: 802829015

Mark J. Boda and Gordon T. Smith
Repentance in Christian Theology
Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2006. xviii+425 p.
ISBN: 814651755

Jerome H. Neyrey, S.J.
The Gospel of John
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xix+353
ISBN: 521535212

Michael Oppenheim
Jewish Philosophy and Psychoanalysis: Narrating the Interhuman
Lanham: Lexington Books, 2006. 261p
ISBN: 739116975

James W. Ermatinger
Daily Life of Christians in Ancient Rome
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2007. xvi+201p
ISBN: 313335648

Immaculee Ibibagiza and Steve Erwin
Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
London: Hay House, 2006. xx+214p
ISBN: 401908977

Robert Chazan
The Jews of Medieval Western Christiendom: 1000-1500
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xvi+342p
ISBN: 521616646

Carin Green
Roman Religion and the Cult of Diana at Aricia
Neww York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xxviii+347p
ISBN: 521851589

David Goodblatt
Elements of Ancient Jewish Nationalism
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xv+260p
ISBN: 521862028

Jaclyn L. Maxwell
Christianization and Communication in Late Antiquity: John Chysostom and his Congregation in Antioch
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xi+197p
ISBN: 521860406

Celia E. Schultz and Paul B. Harvey, Jr.
Religion in Republican Italy
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xiv+299p
ISBN: 52186366X

David Little with the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
Peacemakers in Action: Profiles of Religion in Conflict Resolution
New York: Cambridge University, 2007. xvii+502 p.
ISBN: 521618940

Walter Brueggemann
The Theology of the Book of Jeremiah
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xviii+213p.
ISBN: 521606292

Roberta Rosenberg Farber and Simcha Fishbane
Jewish Studies in Violence: A collection of Essays
Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 2006. xi+247p.
ISBN: 761836070

Timothy J.M. Ling
The Judaean Poor and the Fourth Gospel
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xvii+245p.
ISBN: 521857222

John Clayton
Religion, Reasons and Gods: Essays in Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion
New York: Cambrdige University Press, 2006. xix+372p.
ISBN: 521421041

Michael P. Hornsby-Smith
An Introduction to Catholic Social Thought
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 387p.
ISBN: 521681995

Jack N. Lightstone
The Commerce of the Sacred: Mediation of the Divine among Jews in the Greco-Roman World
New York, New York: Columbia University Press, 2006. xxiii plus 171
ISBN: 0231128576

Martin Sicker
An Introduction to Judaic Thought and Rabbinic Literature
West Port CT: Praeger Publishers, 2007. xi plus 172
ISBN: 0275994651

Stanley E. Porter
The Messiah in the Old and New Testaments
Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2007. xiv plus 268
ISBN: 80280766

Sandra Blakely
Myth, Ritual, and Metallurgy in Ancient Greece and Recent Africa
Cambridge England: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xiv plus 328
ISBN: 0521855004

Ehud Ben Zvi
Perspectives on Hebrew Scriptures: Comprising the contents of Journal of Hebrew Scriptures volumes 1-4
Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2006. xxii + 934pp
ISBN: 1593333102

Louis Roy
Coherent Christianity
Toronto, ON: Novalis, 2005. 142
ISBN: 2895073759

Sol Roth
The Jewish Idea of Ethics and Morality: A Covenantal Perspective
New York, NY: MSYU, 2007. xvi + 207pp
ISBN: 0881259519

Adriane Leveen
Memory and Tradition in the Book of Numbers
Cambridge, New York, Melbourne Madrid, Cape Town..: Cambridge University Press, 2008. x + 245 p.
ISBN: 0521878692

Heinrich Heine, Editor Terry Pinkard, translator Howard Pollack-Milgate
On the History of Religion and Philosophy in Germany and Other Writings
Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xli +218 p
ISBN: 0521678506

Mitchell B. Hart
The Healthy Jew
Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. x + 264 p
ISBN: 0521877183

Ondina E. Gonzalez and Justo L. Gonzalez
Christianity in Latin America: A history
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xii +331
ISBN: 0521681926

Harold Coward
The Perfectibility of Human Nature in Eastern and Western Thought
New York: State University of New York Press, 2008. ix +219
ISBN: 0791473368

Editors: Mark J. Boda, Daniel K. Falk, and Rodney A. Werline
Seeking the Favor of God, Volume 2: The Development of Penitential Prayer in Second Temple Judaism
Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2007. xv + 281
ISBN: 1589832787

Charles H. Parker
Faith on the Margins: Catholics and Catholicism in the Dutch Golden Age
Cambridge, Massachusetts, London, England: Harvard University Press, 2008. ix + 331
ISBN: 0674026629

F. Rachel Magdalene
On the Scales of Righteousness: New-Babylonian Trial Law and the Book of Job
Providence, Rhode Island: Brown Judaic Studies, 2007. xiv + 365p.
ISBN: 1930675445

Graham Oppy
Arguing About Gods
Cambridge, New York, Melbourne, Madrid, Cape Town,: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xv + 449p.
ISBN: 0521863864

Tim Murphy, Ed.
Representing Religion: Essays inBistory, Theory and Crisis
London, Oakville: Equinox, 2007. 211p.
ISBN: 1845530921

Raymond A. Schroth, S.J.
The American Jesuits: a History
New York, London: New York university Press, 2007. xii + 313 p.
ISBN: 0814740255

William Tabbernee
Fake Prophecy and Polluted Sacraments: Ecclesiastical and Imperial Reactions to Montanism
Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2007. xxxvii +485 p.
ISBN: 9004158191

Jay Newman
Pious Pro-Family Rhetoric: Postures and Paradoxes in Philosophical Perspective
New York, Washington, Bern, et al: Peter Lang Publishing, 2007. x +202 p.
ISBN: 0820486671

Alan P. F. Sell
Hinterland Theology: A Stimulus to Theological Construction
Colorado Springs, CO: Paternoster, 2008. xv + 715 p.
ISBN: 1842273319

Angelika Malinar
The Bhagavadgita: Doctrines and Contexts
New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xii + 296 p.
ISBN: 0521883641

Nurit Stadler
Yeshiva Fundamentalism: Piety, Gender and Resistance in the Ultra-Orthodox World
New York, NY: New York University Press, 2009. xviii + 197 p.
ISBN: 0814740491

Luke Clossey
Salvation and Globalization in the Early Jesuit Missions
New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xii + 327 p.
ISBN: 0521887441

Edited by John Coffey and Paul C. H. Lim
The Cambridge Companion to Puritanism
New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xi + 385 p.
ISBN: 0521678001

Edited by Fiona C. Black
The Recycled Bible: Autobiography, Culture, and the Space Between
Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2006. vii + 218 p.
ISBN: 1589831462

Edited by G. Elijah Dann with Foreward by Thomas Moore
Leaving Fundamentalism: Personal Stories
Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2008. xi + 226 p.
ISBN: 1554580262

Paul Froese
The Plot to Kill God: Findings from the Soviet Experiment in Secularization
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2008. xiii + 248 p.
ISBN: 0520255296

Hasan M. El-Shamy
Religion Among the Folk in Egypt
Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2009. xviii + 408 p.
ISBN: 0275979485

Jonathon Walton
Watch This! The ethics and aesthetics of Black Televangelism
New York: New York University Press, 2009. 283
ISBN: 0814794524

Joseph A. Bracken
Subjectivity, Ojectivity and Intersubjectivity: A new paradigm for Religion and Science
West Conshohocken Pennsylvania: Templetone Foundation Press, 2009. 234
ISBN: 1599471523

Russell Re Manning
The Cambridge Companion to: Paul Tillich
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 0521677356
ISBN: 0521677356

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III
Filipino American Faith in Action Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagment
New York: New York University Press, 2009. 221
ISBN: 0814731970

James S Bielo
Words upon the word an ethnography of evangelical group bible study
New York: New York University Press, 2009. 186
ISBN: 0814791226

Jacon Neusner
In the Aftermath of Catastrophe
Montreal: McGill-Queens Univeristy Press, 2009. 212
ISBN: 0773535206

Christopher J Preston
Saving Creatio Nature and Faith in the Life of Holmes Rolston III
San Antonio Texas: Trinity University Press, 2009. 243
ISBN: 1595340505

james Murray
Enforcing the English Reformation in Ireland Clerical Resistances and Political Conflict in the Dicocese of Dublin, 1534 - 1590
new york: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 353
ISBN: 0521770385

John R C Martyn
Saint Leander Archbishop of Seville
Lanham Maryland: Lexington Books, 2009. 181
ISBN: 0739127713

Ruben Rosario Rodriguez
Racism and God-Talk A Latino/A Perspective
New York: New York University Press, 2008. 295
ISBN: 0814776117

Ivan Strenski
Dumont on Religion Difference, Comparison, Transgression
London England: Equinox Publishing, 2008. 150
ISBN: 1845532741

W David Hall
Paul Ricoeur and the Poetic Imperative
New York: State University of New York press, 2007. 198
ISBN: 0791471449

Phillip J Donnelly
Miltons Scriptural Reasoning narrative and protestant toleration
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 267
ISBN: 0521509732

Mara H Benjamin
Rosenzweig's Bible Revinventing Scripture for Jewish Modernity
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 209
ISBN: 0521895262

William A Dembski
The Design Interference Eliminating Chance Through Small Probabilities
New York: Cambridge Univerisity Press, 1998. 243
ISBN: 0521678676

Ole Bruun
An Introduction to Feng Shui
New York: Cambridge Univeristy Press, 2008. 210
ISBN: 0521682176

Herbert Berg
Elijah Muhammad and Islam
New York: New York Univerisy Press, 2009. 190
ISBN: 0814791134

Shayne Lee And Phillip Luke Sinitiere
Holy mavericks Evangelical Innovators and the Spiritual marketplace
New York: New York University Press, 2009. 198
ISBN: 0814752357