De La Torre writes “to assist the churchgoing layperson in understanding the complexity of the current immigration debate.” His book does far more than exhibit many of the complexities and calumnies of the politicized debate about immigration in the U.S.
When people get around to prioritizing Old Testament scholars of this generation who have made significant contributions to textual interpretation for the guild and for the church, it is likely that Patrick Miller’s name, like that of Abu ben Adam, will lead all the rest.
Israel in Exile: The History and Literature of the Sixth Century B.C.E.
The Ten Commandments: The Reciprocity of Faithfulness
William P. Brown, ed.
There Shall Be No Poor Among You: Poverty in the Bible
Leslie J. Hoppe
The God of Old: Inside the Lost World of the Bible
James L. Kugel
The God You Have: Politics, Religion, and the First Commandment
Patrick D. Miller
Rise Up, O Judge: A Study of Justice in the Biblical World
The Book of Job
A Contest of Moral Imaginations
by Carol A. Newsom
Jeremiah (Chalice Commentaries for Today)
Theory and Practice in Old Testament Ethics
Mark Daniel Carroll R. and John W. Rogerson
How Are the Mighty Fallen? A Dialogical Study of King Saul in 1 Samuel