It’s been a couple of months since the last Corinthian Scholarship update, so we have a full list here. The following list compiles the works I happened to see and the (imperfect) results of various google alerts. If you have material to add to these monthly compilations, send to email@example.com.
As usual, 1 and 2 Corinthians scholars win the prize for productivity.
1 and 2 Corinthians:
- Kenneth Bailey, Paul through Mediterranean Eyes: Cultural Studies in 1 Corinthians, Intervarsity Press Academic (2011).
- J. Ross Wagner, “Baptism ‘Into Christ Jesus’ and the Question of Universalism in Paul,” Horizons in Biblical Theology 33.1 (2011, 45-61)
- A.C. Thiselton, “Wisdom in the Jewish and Christian Scriptures: Wisdom in the New Testament,” Theology (July 2011) 114.4, 260-268.
- Various articles in HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies:
- Tolmie, D.F., 2011, ‘Angels as arguments? The rhetorical function of references to angels in the Main Letters of Paul’, HTS
- Osiek, C., 2011, ‘How much do we really know about the lives of early Christ followers?’, HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies 67(1), Art. #841
- Boshoff, P.B., 2011, ‘Walter Schmithals: His contribution to the theological and historical interpretation of the New Testament ’, HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies 67(1), Art. #780
- Bieringer, R., 2011, ‘The comforted comforter: The meaning of παρακαλέω or παράκλησις terminology in 2 Corinthians’, HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies 67(1), Art. #969
- Stander, H., 2011, ‘Chrysostom on hunger and famine’, HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies67(1), Art. #880
- C.D. Elledge, “Future Resurrection of the Dead in Early Judaism: Social Dynamics, Contested Evidence,” Currents in Biblica Research 9.3 (2011)
- Some Corinthiaka in After the First Urban Christians
- A BMCR review on Stoicism in Early Christianity
- An RBL Review of Carter’s The Great Sermon Tradition as a Fiscal Framework in 1 Corinthians: Towards a Pauline Theology of Material
Possessions (New York 2010: T&T Clark)
- Cameron and Miller (eds), Redescribing Paul and the Corinthians (Society of Biblical Literature 2011)
Archaic to Hellenistic Corinth
- A recent BMCR review of Geometric pottery at the British Museum includes Corinthian pieces
- In the last few months, the International Congress of Classical Archaeology has been posting the Rome 2008 papers in Bolletino di Archeologia On Line. A couple of presentations with Corinthia or near-Corinthia papers:
- Despoina Tsiafakis, “The Ancient Settlement at Karabournaki: the Results of the Corinthian and Corinthian Type Pottery Analysis”. Uses archaeolometric analysis to identify Corinthian and Corinthian-imitation pottery at Karabournaki near Thessaloniki.
- Kalliopi Krystalli-Vosti and Erik Østby, “The Temples of Apollo at Sikyon”
- A provenance study of Corinthian amphoras (PDF) in the Ionian and Adriatic Seas: Verena Gassner, “Amphorae Production of the Ionic‐Adriatic Region,” in FACEM (version
- The Australian Society for Classical Studies has published selected papers from the 32nd annual conference (2011). Corinth-related paper includes:
- A. Dawson, “Seeing Dead People: A Study of the Cypselids” (PDF)
- On the Corinthian War: V. Howan, “Three Fleets or Two” (PDF)
- M. Leenen, “The Evolution of Roman Diplomatic Interaction with the Achaean League, 200-146 B.C.E.” (PDF)
- Periander as one of the sages in Johannes Engels, Die sieben Weisen: Leben, Lehren und Legenden. C. H. Beck Wissen in der Beck’schen Reihe 2485, München 2010. See the BMCR Review.
Corinthian Myth and Image:
- The latest Medea article in TAPA: “Unexampled Exemplarity: Medea in the Argonautica of Valerius Flaccus”
- Stavros Frangoulidis, “From impulsiveness to self-restraint: Lucius’ stance in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses,” Trends in Classics 3.1 (2011), pp. 113–125
- This geoarchaeology piece on Kenchreai has been out for several years but I just learned of the digital version.
- Helike in the Corinthian Gulf neighborhood, on tsunamis, uplift, etc: , “Submergence and uplift of settlements in the area of Helike, Greece, from the Early Bronze Age to late antiquity”
- Katsanopoulou Dora, “Earth Science Applications in the Field of Archaeology: the Helike Example,” Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, 2010: Proceedings of the 12th International Congress, Patras, May, 2010.
- Rebecca E. Bell, Lisa C. McNeill, Timothy J. Henstock, Jonathan M. Bull, “Comparing extension on multiple time and depth scales in the Corinth Rift, Central Greece,” in Geophysical Journal International June 22, 2011.
- A few from the publication office of the ASCSA:
- Betsey Robinson’s Histories of Peirene has gone to press. Check out images of the printer proofs and dust jacket!
- Corinth and Isthmia works in process or preparation.
- The following books were up for review at the Journal of Roman Archaeology – surely they are taken now.
- Nancy Bookidis, Corinth volume XVIII.5. The sanctuary of Demeter and Kore. The terracotta sculpture (American School of Classical Studies at Athens; Princeton, NJ 2010). Pp. xxv + 317, pls. 126. ISBN 978-0-87661-185-2. $150.
- Steven J. Friesen, Daniel N. Schowalter and James C. Walters, Corinth in context: comparative studies on religion and society (Supplements to Novum Testamentum vol. 134; E. J. Brill, Leiden 2010). Pp. xxv + 517, figs. 102, tables 13, maps 3. ISSN 0167-9732; ISBN 978 90 04 18197 7. $230