Eisenbrauns sale: Israel Knohl’s “The Sanctuary of Silence”

**Update: This sale is over as of noon, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010** Israel Knohl's The Sanctuary of Silence: The Priestly Torah and the Holiness School is a standard academic volume dealing with the priestly strands of the Pentateuch, written by an eminent Israeli biblical scholar.  For this volume, $11.25 (+S&H) is a ridiculously great deal!… Continue reading Eisenbrauns sale: Israel Knohl’s “The Sanctuary of Silence”

A study regimen for preaching Zechariah’s night visions

I just finished preaching a short series through the night visions of Zechariah (Zech 1.8-6.15) and thought I’d do a post reflecting on the books I used and how they helped me in preparing for these sermons. Prior to starting the series, I worked through the Zechariah portion of the introductions written by Ray Dillard… Continue reading A study regimen for preaching Zechariah’s night visions

John Currid on the Israelite Feasts in Deuteronomy

Thanks to the good folks at Evangelical Press, I’ve been able to spend some time reading through a review copy of John D. Currid’s commentary on Deuteronomy, a commentary in the EP Study Commentary series.  Though I haven’t had time lately to do much posting, I’ve been itching to start a more formal series of… Continue reading John Currid on the Israelite Feasts in Deuteronomy

Iain M. Duguid on Joshua the High Priest

In his commentary Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi in the EP Study Commentary Series, Iain M. Duguid has a nice treatment of the well known passage in Zech 3.1-10 where Joshua, the high priest, is shown standing before the angel of the Lord being accused by Satan.  In this text, rather than being cast away for his… Continue reading Iain M. Duguid on Joshua the High Priest