Jen Guo CarnivalJennider Guo’s December 2015 Biblical Studies Carnival has arrived in time for the new year. Jenifer has done a remarkable job collecting the best of the BiblioBlogs the last month of the year, so head on over and click all the links, the deserve it. She includes links to several tributes to I. H. Marshall,  tributes to I. Howard Marshall, including Mike Bird,Stanley Porter, Steve Walton, Nijay Gupta, Darrell Bock, Ray Van Neste, and Mark Goodacre and Beeson Divinity School.  She also linked to video from Marshall’s 1991 Annual Moore College Lectures on the Acts of the Apostles: “A Fresh Look at the Acts of the Apostles.”

In other Biblioblog news, Jim West attempts a “strictly related to Biblical Studies. . . a gigantic collection of posts related to the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament.” As Jim knows, the size of the carnival does not matter, but he does link to my review of Ernest C. Lucas’s Proverbs commentary in the Two Horizons Old Testament series, so head on over and read what Jim as collected.  Brian Small contributes his monthly Hebrews Highlights. I plan on doing a number of posts on Hebrews in January, so it is always good to see the resources Brian posts.

Just in at the end of the year, the latest issue of the Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament is available for download. This is issue 4.2 of the JESOT and this issue features articles from Andrew King, “A Remnant Will Return: An Analysis of the Literary Function of the Remnant Motif in Isaiah.”  Andrew used to blog at The Blog of the Twelve. This is a very good article, so go get the free PDF of JESOT 4.2 and read what Andrew has to say.

Remember Peter Kirby’s Christian Origins is aggregating biblioblogs and providing a nice digest of links for the week categorized into “Top 20 Biblical Commentary Posts,”  “Top 15 Biblical Criticism Posts” and “Radical Criticism Posts.”

Next month Tim Bulkeley hosts the January carnival at SansBlogue, and February (Due March 1) will be hosted by Jacob Prahlow (@prahlowjcacob).  Most of the year is still open, so contact me (Phil Long@Plong42) and take your pick. Hosting a biblical studies carnival is a fun way to highlight some of the best of biblioblogging well as connect with the vibrant community.