BA Books & Authors on the Web – May 10, 2013

Scot McKnight recommended Seven Events That Shaped the New Testament World by Warren Carter on his Jesus Creed blog.

In a separate post, McKnight recommended Ronald Heine’s Classical Christian Doctrine.

The third edition of Encountering the New Testament by Walter A. Elwell and Robert W. Yarbrough were recommended by Mathew Miller on the academic blog at

Mapping Modern Theology by Kelly M. Kapic and Bruce L. McCormack (eds.) was reviewed by Caleb Nelson for WORLD Magazine’s online Virtual Voices.

A Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible, Second Edition, by Robert H. Stein was reviewed by Brian Auten for Apologetics 315.

Imagining the Kingdom by James K. A. Smith was reviewed by blogger Joshua Toepper.

The Hebrew Prophets and Their Social World, Second Edition, by Victor H. Matthews was reviewed by Michael Boling for Christian Apologetics and Intelligence Ministry.

Roger E. Olsen mentioned Daniel Bell’s The Economy of Desire in his blog post “A New Liberation Theology?”.

The new issue of Fuller Theology, News, and Notes contains excellent articles from Baker Academic authors J. Daniel Kirk (“Does Paul’s Christ Require a Historical Adam?”) and Joel Green (“What Are Human Beings? Perspectives from Science and Scripture”).