These book reviews from July-August, 2013, may be of interest to some readers of this blog (listed by author and book, not reviewer):

Assis, E. The Book of Joel: Prophet Between Calamity and Hope

Biddle, M.E. Reading Judges: A Literary and Theological Commentary

Bird, M. Jesus is the Christ

Block, D.I. Deuteronomy

Boda, M.J. and J.G. McConville. Dictionary of the Old Testament: Prophets

Bos, J.M., Reconsidering the Date and Provenance of the Book of Hosea

Carroll, J.T. Luke: A Commentary

Collins, J.J. The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Biography

Eddinger, T.W. Malachi: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text

Elliott, M.W. Engaging Leviticus: Reading Leviticus Theologically with Its Past Interpreters

Fentress-Williams, J.  Ruth

Gerstenberger, E.S.  Israel in the Persian Period: The Fifth and Fourth Centuries B.C.E.

Goodacre, M. Thomas and the Gospels: The Case for Thomas’ Familiarity with the Gospels

Harvey, J.D. Interpeting the Pauline Letters: An Exegetical Handbook

Helyer, L.R. The Life and Witness of Peter

Kierspel, L. Charts on the Life, Letters, and Theology of Paul

Joosten, J. Collected Studies on the Septuagint: From Language to Interpretation and Beyond

Law, T.M. When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible

Moss, C. Ancient Christian Martyrdom: Diverse Practices, Theologies, and Traditions

Owens, J.E. Leviticus

Penchansky, D. Understanding Wisdom Literature: Conflict and Dissonance in the Hebrew Text

Schmid, K. The Old Testament: A Literary History

Shogren, G.S. 1 and 2 Thessalonians

Skinner, C.W. and K.R. Iverson. Unity and Diversity in the Gospels and Paul: Essays in Honor of Frank J. Matera

Thompson, J.W. Moral Formation according to Paul: The Context and Coherence of Pauline Ethics

van Wijk-Bos, J.W. H. Reading Samuel: A Literary and Theological Commentary

Wall, R.W. 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus