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Journal of Early Christian Studies 16.1 (2008) 129-130

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Aageson, James W. Paul, the Pastoral Epistles, and the Early Church. Library of Pauline Studies. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2008. ISBN 978-1-59856-041-7. Pp. xv + 235. $24.95.
BeDuhn, Jason and Paul Mirecki, editors. Frontiers of Faith: The Christian Encounter with Manichaeism in the Acts of Archelaus. Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies 61. Boston: Brill, 2007. ISBN 978-90-04-16180-1. Pp. viii + 178. $127/€89.
Bock, Darrell L. Acts. Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament.Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2007. ISBN 978-0-8010-2668-3. Pp. xx + 848. $49.99.
Byassee, Jason. An Introduction to the Desert Fathers. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2007. ISBN 978-1-59752-530-5. Pp. xii + 117. $16 (paper).
Drobner, Hubertus R. The Fathers of the Church: A Comprehensive Introduction. Translated by Siegfried S. Schatzmann with bibliographies updated and expanded for the English edition by William Harmless, SJ, and Hubertus R. Drobner. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2007. ISBN 978-1-56563-331-5. Pp. lvi + 632. $44.95.
Farag, Lois M. St. Cyril of Alexandria, a New Testament Exegete. His Commentary on the Gospel of John. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2007. ISBN 978-1-59333-581-6. Pp. ix + 354.
Flusser, David, with R. Steven Notley. The Sage of Galilee: Rediscovering Jesus' Genius. Fourth English edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2007. ISBN 978-0-8028-2587-2. Pp. xix + 191. $20 (paper).
Greenman, Jeffrey P., Timothy Larsen, and Stephen R. Spencer, editors. The Sermon on the Mount through the Centuries: From the Early Church to John Paul II. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2007. ISBN 978-1-58743-205-7. Pp. 280. $24.99 (paper).
Heine, Ronald E. Reading the Old Testament with the Ancient Church: Exploring the Formation of Early Christian Thought. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2007. ISBN 978-0-8010-2777-2. Pp. 204. $18.99 (paper).
Heyman, George. The Power of Sacrifice: Roman and Christian Discourses in Conflict. Washington, DC: Catholic University of American Press, 2007. ISBN 978-08132-1489-4. Pp. xxv + 256. $69.95.
Liftin, Bryan M. Getting to Know the Church Fathers: An Evangelical Introduction. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2007. ISBN 978-1-58743-196-8. Pp. 301. $22.99 (paper). [End Page 129]
Nes, Solrunn. The Uncreated Light: An Iconographical Study of the Transfiguration in the Eastern Church. Translated by Arlyne Moi. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2007. ISBN 978-0802-81764-8. Pp. xx +187. $25.
Neyrey, S.J., Jerome H. Give God the Glory: Ancient Prayer and Worship in Cultural Perspective. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2007. ISBN 978-0-8028-4015-8. Pp. 283. $20 (paper).
Oden, Thomas. The Good Works Reader. Classic Christian Readers. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2007. ISBN 978-0-8028-4031-8. Pp. xxx + 360. $25 (paper).
Pringle, Denys. The Churches of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem. A Corpus. Volume III: The City of Jerusalem. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. ISBN 978-0-521-39038-5. Pp. xxv + 506.
Quash, Ben, and Michael Ward, editors. Heresies and How to Avoid Them: Why It Matters What Christians Believe. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2007. ISBN 978-0-281-05843-3. Pp. xi + 148. $16.95 (paper).
Rönnegård, Per. Threads and Images: The Use of Scripture in Apophthegmata Patrum. Lund: Lund University, Center for Theology and Religious Studies, 2007. ISBN 978-9-197-48975-1. Pp. xiii + 244.
Russell, Norman. Theophilus of Alexandria. The Early Church Fathers. New York: Routledge, 2007. ISBN 978-0-415-28915-3. Pp. x + 222.
Scholer, David M., editor. Social Distinctives of the Christians in the First Century: Pivotal Essays by E. A. Judge. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2008. ISBN 978-1-56563-880-8. Pp. xx + 227. $24.95 (paper).
Shanks, Hershel. The Copper Scroll and the Search for the Temple Treasure. Washington, DC: Biblical Archaeology Society, 2007. ISBN 978-0-9796357-1-7. Pp. xiii + 113. $24.95.
Thompson, John. L. Reading the Bible with the Dead: What You Can Learn from the History of...