Tuesday, May 6, 2008

A Few Excellent New Titles

This past month, or so, has been packed with a host of excellent new publications. Here are a few that I have noted.
  1. Grogan, Geoffrey W. Psalms. Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008. Paperback. 502 pages. ISBN: 0802827063
    • In a previous post, I highlighted Grogan's Prayer, Praise and Prophecy: A Theology of the Psalms. I've been eagerly awaiting the appearance of this commentary on the Psalms.
      • Geoffrey W. Grogan is a lifelong theological educator. His previous works include commentaries on Isaiah, Mark, and 2 Corinthians and books on the Trinity, Christology, and the theology of the Psalms.
      • Geoffrey Grogan has authored the following commentaries: In the Focus on the Bible Commentaries series - 2 Corinthians (2007), Mark (2003); and in the Expositor's Bible Commentary series - Isaiah (1986).
  2. Merrill, Eugene H. Kingdom of Priests: A History of Old Testament Israel, 2nd edition. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2008. Paperback. 560 pages. ISBN: 0801031990
  3. Kaiser, Walter C., Jr. The Promise-Plan of God: A Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2008). Hardcover. 432 pages. ISBN: 0310275865
    • Read a sample
    • Download the Scripture Index
    • I announced this book here. This book is a complete revision and expansion of Walter Kaiser's Toward an Old Testament Theology.
      • Walter C. Kaiser Jr. (PhD, Brandeis University) is the Colman M. Mockler distinguished professor of Old Testament and president emeritus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. He has taught at Wheaton College and at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
There are many others, but these are a few that have caught my eye.