Volume 45:2 November 2013

Volume 45:2 November 2013


Forced Migrations, Asylum Seekers and Human Rights
Mark G. Brett
The Cosmology of John 1:1-14 and Its Implications for Ethical Action in this Ecological Age
Kathleen P. Rushton
The Book of Amos and the Day of Yhwh
Tim Bulkeley
‘Coconut Juice in a Coca Cola Bottle.’ In Search of an Identity: A New Zealand-born Samoan Christian in a Globalized World.
Terry Pouono
Thinking Faith and Faithful Thinking: A Response to Robyn Horner and Steven Tucker
Brian Harris
Public Theology and the University: A Response to Robyn Horner and Steven Tucker
Peter Sherlock
Five Smooth Stones: Reading the Bible through Aboriginal Eyes
Graham Paulson and Mark Brett
Book Reviews 215
Books Received 253
Obituaries 255

Books Reviewed


Paul Dominiak, Trinity College Cambridge and Durham University, United Kingdom. Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009, Irene Backus and Philip Benedict (eds) (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011), 336pp. ISBN 978-0-19-975185 3-0.

Paul Dominiak, Durham University, Durham, UK. Justification: A Guide for the Perplexed, Alan J. Spence (London: T&T Clark International, 2012), 173pp. ISBN 978-0-567-07751-6.

Sarah Harris, Carey Baptist College, Auckland. Jesus and the Religions: Retrieving a Neglected Example for a Multi-cultural World, Bob Robinson (Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2012), x + 292pp. ISBN 9781610975988

Sarah Hart, MCD University of Divinity. Judah in the Neo-Babylonian Period: The Archaeology of Desolation, Avraham Faust (Archaeology and Biblical Studies, 18; Atlanta: SBL, 2012), xiv + 302pp. ISBN 978-158983-640-2.

Andrew Hayes, King’s College London. Colin Gunton and the Failure of Augustine: The Theology of Colin Gunton in Light of Augustine, Bradley G. Green (Eugene: Pickwick, 2012), xii + 226pp. ISBN 9781608992683.

Ruth Jackson, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, United Kingdom. Schleiermacher and Religious Feeling, Geoff Dumbreck (Leuven: Peeters, 2012), 241pp. ISBN 9042925671.

Mark R. Lindsay, MCD University of Divinity. Trinity and Election in Contemporary Theology, Michael T. Dempsey (ed.) (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011), x + 301pp. ISBN 978-0802864949.

Don Moffat, Hamilton, New Zealand. The Holy Seed Has Been Defiled: The Interethnic Marriage Dilemma in Ezra 9–10, Willa M. Johnson. (Hebrew Bible Monographs, 33; Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2011), ix + 134 pp. ISBN 9781907534218.

Don Moffat, Hamilton, New Zealand. Reading Ezra 9–10 Tu’a-wise: Rethinking Biblical Interpretation in Oceania, Nasili Vaka’uta (International Voices in Biblical Studies, 3; Atlanta: SBL, 2011) xv + 203 pp. ISBN 9781589836204 (Electronic version: 9781589836211).

John W. Morehead, Salt Lake City. The Theology of Battlestar Galactica: American Christianity in the 2004–2009 Television Series, Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr. (Jefferson: McFarland, 2012), 219pp. ISBN 9780786465507.

Michael O’Neil, Vose Seminary, Australian College of Theology. Ethics with Barth: God, Metaphysics and Morals, Matthew Rose (Farnham: Ashgate, 2010), 226pp. ISBN 978-1-4094-0623-5.

Ed Parker, University of Newcastle. Exile and Restoration in Jewish Thought: An Essay in Interpretation, Ralph Keen (London: Continuum, 2009), 171 pp. ISBN 978-1-4411-0137-2.

Ed Parker, University of Newcastle. The Old Ones in the Old Book: Pagan Roots of the Hebrew Old Testament, Philip West (Winchester, UK and Washington DC: Moon Books, 2011, 2012), 128pp. ISBN 978 1 78099 171 9.

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