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  • Faculty Associate, Old Testament
  • Director of Th.D. Studies
  • B.A., Denver Baptist Bible College
  • M.Div., San Francisco Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Th.M., San Francisco Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Th.D., Grace Theological Seminary


2010 (13)

Review of Ecclesiastes. Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms.. by Craig G. Bartholomew..  Master's Seminary Journal   21.1, 103-5.

Review of Elements of Biblical Exegesis: A Basic Guide for Students and Ministers. Revised and expanded edition.. by Michael J. Gorman..  Master's Seminary Journal   21.1, 113-15.

Review of A Survey of the Old Testament. 3rd ed.. by Andrew E. Hill and John H. Walton..  Master's Seminary Journal   21.1, 117-19.

Review of The Bible Among the Myths: Unique Revelation or Just Ancient Literature?. by John N. Oswalt..  Master's Seminary Journal   21.1, 125-27.

Review of Veiled Honor.. by Mary Laurel Ross..  Master's Seminary Journal   21.1, 127-29.

Review of Old Testament Exegesis: A Handbook for Students and Pastors. 4th ed.. by Douglas Stuart..  Master's Seminary Journal   21.1, 129-31.

Review of In Search of the Genesis World: Debunking the Evolution Myth.. by Erich A. von Fange..  Master's Seminary Journal   21.1, 131-33.

Review of Psalms. Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary.. by Geoffrey W. Grogan..  Master's Seminary Journal   21.2, 241-43.

Review of Leviticus: Holy God, Holy People. Preaching the Word.. by Kenneth A. Mathews..  Master's Seminary Journal   21.2, 249-51.

Review of Genesis. Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible.. by R. R. Reno..  Master's Seminary Journal   21.2, 258-60.

Review of Theological Interpretation of the Old Testament: A Bookby- Book Survey.. by Kevin J. Vanhoozer, ed..  Master's Seminary Journal   21.2, 260-61.

Review of Using Old Testament Hebrew in Preaching: A Guide for Students and Pastors.. by Paul D. Wegner..  Master's Seminary Journal   21.2, 263-65.

Review of Knowing God the Father Through the Old Testament.. by Christopher J. H. Wright..  Master's Seminary Journal   21.2, 270-72.

2000 (96)

Review of Creation out of Nothing: A Biblical, Philosophical, and Scientific Exploration.. by Paul Copan and W illiam Lane Craig..  Master's Seminary Journal   20.1, 97-99.

Review of Old Testament Theology, Volume 1: Israel’s Gospel.. by John Goldingay.  Master's Seminary Journal   20.1, 103-6.

Review of Old Testament Theology, Volume 2: Israel’s Faith.. by John Goldingay.  Master's Seminary Journal   20.1, 103-6.

Review of Psalms: Volume 2, Psalms 42–89. Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms.. by John Goldingay.  Master's Seminary Journal   20.1, 106-8.

Review of Song of Songs. Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms.. by Richard S. Hess.  Master's Seminary Journal   20.1, 108-9.

Review of Pierced for Our Transgressions: Rediscovering the Glory of Penal Substitution.. by Steve Jeffery, Michael Ovey, and Andrew Sach..  Master's Seminary Journal   20.1, 109-11.

Review of Psalms 1–50. Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture, Old Testament 7.. by Craig A. Blaising and Carmen S. Hardin, eds..  Master's Seminary Journal   20.2, 248-50.

Review of Psalms 51–150. Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture, Old Testament 8.. by Quentin F. W esselschmidt, ed..  Master's Seminary Journal   20.2, 248-50.

Review of The Bible after Babel: Historical Criticism in a Postmodern Age.. by John J. Collins.  Master's Seminary Journal   20.2, 257-59.

Review of Psalms: Volume 3, Psalms 90–150. Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms.. by John Goldingay.  Master's Seminary Journal   20.2, 271-72.

Review of Old Testament Theology, Volume 3: Israel's Life. by John Goldingay.  TMSJ   22.2, 308-11  (Out of Print).

Review of Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings. by Edited by Tremper Longman III and Peter Enns.  TMSJ   22.2, 315-17  (Out of Print).

Review of Genesis. Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary.. by James McKeown.  TMSJ   22.2, 317-19  (Out of Print).

Review of A Reader’s Hebrew Bible.. by A. Philip Brown II and Bryan W. Smith..  Master's Seminary Journal   19.2, 257-59.

Review of Proverbs. NIV Application Commentary.. by Paul E. Koptak..  Master's Seminary Journal   19.2, 268-69.

Review of Proverbs. Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms.. by Tremper Longman III..  Master's Seminary Journal   19.2, 272-74.

Review of The Old Testament: Text and Context. 2d ed.. by Victor H. Matthews and James C. Moyer..  Master's Seminary Journal   19.2, 274-76.

Review of Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books. by Bill T. Arnold and H. G. M. Williamson, eds..  TMSJ   19.1, 107-9.

Review of Genesis 1-4: A Linguistic, Literary, and Theological Commentary. by C. John Collins.  TMSJ   19.1, 111-14.

Review of Interpreting the Psalms: An Exegetical Handbook, Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis. by Mark D. Futato.  TMSJ   19.1, 228-21.

Review of and Tom Drion. Book Review: iVocab Biblical Hebrew,. TMSJ   19.1, 126-28.

Review of The Suffering Servant: Isaiah 53 in Jewish and Christian Sources,. by Bernd Janowski and Peter Stuhlmacher, eds..  TMSJ   19.1, 128-29.

Review of Building Your Biblical Hebrew Vocabulary: Learning Words by Frequency and Cognate, SBLRBS 41. by George M. Landes.  TMSJ   18.1, 125-26.

Review of The Blackwell Companion to the Hebrew Bible. by Leo G. Perdue, ed..  TMSJ   18.1, 134-36.

Review of Ancient Texts for the Study of the Hebrew Bible: A Guide to the Background Literature. by Kenton L. Sparks.  TMSJ   18.1, 136-37.

Review of Encountering God in the Psalms,. by Michael E. Travers.  TMSJ   18.1, 138-39.

Review of A Student’s Guide to Textual Criticism of the Bible,. by Paul D. Wegner.  TMSJ   18.1, 140-42.

Review of Biblical Peoples and Ethnicity: An Archaeological Study of Egyptians, Canaanites, Philistines, and Early Israel 1300–1100 B.C.E., SBL Archaelogy and Biblical Studies 9. by Ann E. Killebrew.  Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society   50.2, 377-78.

Review of Ecclesiastes, Interpretation. by William P. Brown.  TMSJ   18.2, 242-43.

Review of Seeing the Psalms: A Theology of Metaphor. by William P. Brown.  TMSJ   18.2, 243-45.

Review of John Wyclif: Myth and Reality. by G. R. Evans.  TMSJ   18.2, 248-49.

Review of Psalms: Volume 1, Psalms 1-41, Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms. by John Goldingay.  TMSJ   18.2, 251-54.

Review of The Septuagint as Christian Scripture: Its Prehistory and the Problem of Its Canon, trans. Mark E. Biddle. by Martin Hengel.  TMSJ   17.1, 121-22.

Review of Studies in Hebrew Language, Intertextuality, and Theology, Texts and Studies in Religion 98. by Mark F. Rooker.  TMSJ   17.1, 126-28.

Review of The Targum of Psalms: Translated with a Critical Introduction, Apparatus, and Notes, The Aramaic Bible 16. by David M. Stec..  TMSJ   17.1, 128-29.

Review of The Message of Psalms 1-72 and The Message of Psalms 73-150, The Bible Speaks Today,. by Michael Wilcock.  TMSJ   17.1, 135-36.

Review of Leviticus-Numbers, Smyth & Helwys Bible Commentary. by Lloyd R. Bailey.  TMSJ   17.1, 231-32.

Review of Learn Biblical Hebrew, 2nd ed.,. by John H. Dobson.  TMSJ   17.2, 237-39.

Review of Handbook on the Wisdom Books and Psalms. by Daniel J. Estes.  TMSJ   17.2, 240-41.

Review of Qumran in Context: Reassessing the Archaeological Evidence. by Yizhar Hirschfeld.  TMSJ   17.2, 241-43.

Review of Genesis: Beginning and Blessing, Preaching the Word,. by R. Kent Hughes.  TMSJ   17.2, 243-44.

Review of The Message of Ezekiel, The Bible Speaks Today. by Christopher J. H. Wright.  TMSJ   17.2, 255-56.

Review of Paul and the Mosaic Law. by James D. G. Dunn, ed.,.  TMSJ   16.1, 157-59.

Review of Paul and the New Perspective: Second Thoughts on the Origin of Paul's Gospel,. by Seyoon Kim.  TMSJ   16.1, 161-62.

Review of Qoheleth, trans. by Sean McEvenue. by Norbert Lohfink.  TMSJ   16.1, 162-64.

Review of The Meaning of "Works of the Law" in Galatians and Romans. by Robert Keith Rapa.  TMSJ   16.1, 177-79.

Review of Holiness to the LORD: A Guide to the Exposition of the Book of Leviticus. by Allen P. Ross.  TMSJ   16.1, 179-80.

Review of Plowshares & Pruning Hooks: Rethinking the Language of Biblical Prophecy and Apocalyptic. by D. Brent Sandy.  TMSJ   16.1, 180-83.

Review of Fundamental Biblical Aramaic. by Andrew E. Steinmann.  Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society   48.2, 379-80.

Review of Unveiling Islam: An Insider's Look at Muslim Life and Beliefs. by Ergun Mehmet Caner and Emir Fethi Caner.  TMSJ   16.2, 327-28.

Review of Handbook on the Prophets. by Robert B. Chisholm, Jr..  TMSJ   16.2, 328-32.

Review of Paul, the Law, and the Covenant. by A. Andrew Das.  TMSJ   16.2, 334-35.

Review of Mikra: Text, Translation, Reading & Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Judaism & Early Christianity. by Martin Jan Mulder, ed..  TMSJ   16.2, 346-47.

Review of Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs. by Iain Provan.  TMSJ   16.2, 347-49.

Review of Bible Translation on the Threshold of the Twenty-First Century: Authority, Reception, Culture and Religion, JSOTSS 353, BTC 1. by Athalya Brenner and Jan Willem van Henten, eds..  TMSJ   15.2, 245-47.

Review of The Whirlwind: Essays on Job, Hermeneutics and Theology in Memory of Jane Morse, JSOTSS 336. by Stephen L. Cook et al., eds..  TMSJ   15.2, 251-52.

Review of The Bible at Qumran: Text, Shape, and Interpretation, SDSSRL. by Peter W. Flint, ed..  TMSJ   15.2, 256-57.

Review of Reading Biblical Poetry: An Introductory Guide, trans. by Ineke Smit. by J. P. Fokkelman.  TMSJ   15.2, 257-59.

Review of The Challenge of Bible Translation: Communicating God's Word to the World. by Glen G. Scorgie, Mark L. Strauss, and Steven M. Voth, eds..  TMSJ   15.2, 268-69.

Review of Genesis 12-50, ACCS OT 1. by Mark Sheridan, ed..  TMSJ   15.2, 269-71.

Review of Sacred Text: The Canon in Early Christianity. by John Barton.  TMSJ   14.1, 107-9.

Review of Encountering the Book of Psalms: A Literary and Theological Introduction, Encountering Biblical Studies. by C. Hassell Bullock.  TMSJ   14.1, 109-11.

Review of One Bible, Many Voices: Different Approaches to Biblical Studies. by Susan E. Gillingham.  TMSJ   14.1, 113-16.

Review of Zion, City of Our God. by Richard S. Hess and Gordon J. Wenham, eds..  TMSJ   14.1, 121-22.

Review of Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew: Learning Biblical Hebrew Grammatical Concepts through English Grammar. by Gary V. Long.  TMSJ   14.1, 126-27.

Review of Untold Stories: The Bible and Ugaritic Studies in the Twentieth Century. by Mark S. Smith.  TMSJ   14.1, 133-35.

Review of Judaism When Christianity Began: A Survey of Belief and Practice. by Jacob Neusner.  TMSJ   14.2, 345-47.

Review of Psalms Volume 1, NIV Application Commentary. by Gerald H. Wilson.  TMSJ   14.2, 356-59.

Review of The Bible, Theology, and Faith: A Study of Abraham and Jesus. by R. W. L. Moberly.  Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society   45.2, 358-59.

Review of Jesus and the Suffering Servant: Isaiah 53 and Christian Origins. by William H. Bellinger, Jr., and William R. Farmer, eds.  TMSJ   13.1, 103-5.

Review of The Old Testament and the Significance of Jesus: Embracing Change--Maintaining Identity,. by Fredrick C. Holmgren.  TMSJ   13.1, 127-30.

Review of Genesis 1-11, Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture, Old Testament 1, ed.. by Thomas C. Oden.  TMSJ   13.1, 134-36.

Review of Ancient Israel's Faith and History: An Introduction to the Bible in Context,. by George E. Mendenhall.  TMSJ   13.1, 136-38.

Review of God, Time and Stephen Hawking. by David Wilkinson.  TMSJ   13.1, 144-46.

Review of Interpreting the Old Testament: A Guide for Exegesis. by Craig C. Broyles.  TMSJ   13.2, 269-70.

Review of What Did the Biblical Writers Know and When Did They Know It?: What Archaeology Can Tell Us about the Reality of Ancient Israel. by William G. Dever.  TMSJ   13.2, 275-79.

Review of The Book of Revelation: Unlocking the Future. by Edward Hindson.  TMSJ   13.2, 284-86.

Review of Life in Biblical Israel, Library of Ancient Israel. by Philip J. King and Lawrence E. Stager.  TMSJ   13.2, 287-89.

Review of The New Complete Works of Josephus, rev. and expanded ed.. by Paul L. Maier.  TMSJ   13.2, 289-90.

Review of An Introduction to Wisdom Literature and the Psalms: Festschrift for Marvin E. Tate. by H. Wayne Bullard, Jr., and W. Dennis Tucker, Jr., eds.  TMSJ   12.1, 96-97.

Review of Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, NAC. by Kenneth L. Barker and Waylon Bailey.  TMSJ   12.1, 98-100.

Review of Judges, Ruth, NAC. by Daniel I. Block.  TMSJ   12.1, 100-1.

Review of Leviticus, NAC. by Mark F. Rooker.  TMSJ   12.1, 123-24.

Review of An Introduction to Aramaic. by Frederick E. Greenspahn.  Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society   44.3, 515-16.

Review of In the Beginning: Foundations of Creation Theology. by Herman Bavinck.  TMSJ   12.2, 253-55.

Review of The Practical Wisdom of Proverbs. by Louis Goldberg.  TMSJ   12.2, 258-59.

Review of Invitation to the Septuagint. by Karen H. Jobes and Moises Silva.  TMSJ   12.2, 263-64.

Review of Old Testament Introduction, 2nd ed.. by Werner H. Schmidt.  TMSJ   12.2, 272-74.

Review of A Commentary on Jeremiah: Exile and Homecoming. by Walter Brueggemann.  TMSJ   11.1, 120-22.

Review of An Introduction to the Psalms: The Genres of the Religious Lyric of Israel. by Hermann Gunkel and Joachim Begrich.  TMSJ   11.1, 126-27.

Review of The Face of Old Testament Studies: A Survey of Contemporary Approaches. by David W. Baker and Bill T. Arnold, eds.  TMSJ   11.2, 239-42.

Review of The Dead Sea Scrolls and Christian Origins. by Joseph A. Fitzmyer.  TMSJ   11.2, 249-50.

Review of Hebrew Study from Ezra to Ben-Yehuda. by William Horbury, ed.  TMSJ   11.2, 252-54.

Review of The Song of Moses: A Theological Quarry. by George A. F. Knight.  TMSJ   11.2, 256-57.

Review of The Covenant Formula: An Exegetical and Theological Investigation. by Rolf Rendtorff.  TMSJ   11.2, 267-68.

Review of Creation and Blessing: A Guide to the Study and Exposition of Genesis. by Allen P. Ross.  TMSJ   11.2, 269-70.

1990 (15)

Review of Scribes and Schools: The Canonization of the Hebrew Scriptures. by Philip R. Davies.  TMSJ   10.2, 290-91.

Review of Archaeology and the Old Testament. by Alfred J. Hoerth.  TMSJ   10.2, 299-301.

Review of Hebrew/Aramaic Index to the Septuagint: Keyed to the Hatch-Redpath Concordance. by Takamitsu Muraoka.  TMSJ   10.2, 314-15.

Review of Atlas of the Bible and Christianity. by Tim Dowley.  TMSJ   9.1, 104-6.

Review of New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology & Exegesis. by Willem A. VanGemeren.  TMSJ   9.1, 120-23.

Review of A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Hosea, ICC. by A. A. Macintosh.  TMSJ   9.2, 243-45.

Review of Deuteronomy, NAC. by Eugene H. Merrill.  TMSJ   9.2, 248-50.

Review of The Book of Isaiah, Chapters 40-66, NICOT. by John N. Oswalt.  TMSJ   9.2, 256-58.

Review of The Word of God in the Child of God: Exegetical, Theological, and Homiletical Reflections from the 119th Psalm. by George J. Zemek.  TMSJ   9.2, 265-67.

Review of How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth. by Gordon D. Fee and Douglas Stuart.  TMSJ   8.1, 116-17.

Review of Davidson's Introductory Hebrew Grammar-Syntax. by J. C. L. Gibson.  TMSJ   8.1, 120-21.

Review of An Introduction to Wisdom and Poetry of the Old Testament. by Donald K. Berry.  TMSJ   8.2, 227-30.

Review of Leviticus: A Commentary, OTL. by S. Gerstenberger.  TMSJ   8.2, 236-38.

Review of The Signature of God. by Grant R. Jeffrey.  TMSJ   8.2, 238-41.

Review of Genesis 1-11:26, NAC. by Kenneth A. Mathews.  TMSJ   8.2, 244-47.