Well folks, it is that time of the year! Best biblical studies books of 2016.
Overall Best Book: The Crosses of Pompeii (Bruce Longenecker)
What an incredibly interesting book! This is how you build an argument and topple a specious consensus. You can find an interview I conducted previously with Longenecker about this book HERE. Several years ago, when my family and I were visiting Rome, we chose to visit Ostia Antica instead of Pompeii. Now I am regretting our laziness!
Longenecker is not done talking about Pompeii. Head over to Fortress Press’ website and check out some of his other projects.
Best Gospels Book: Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels
This award deservedly goes to Richard Hays for his much anticipated Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels. Hays is such a creative theologian, and is able to bring fresh insight to so many Gospel texts through his famous…
View original post 520 more words