Waiting for the Stars to Fall
Lorenzo DiTommaso has an RBL review of The Stars Will Fall from Heaven: Cosmic Catastrophe in the New Testament and Its World, by Edward Adams. Wright fans who doubt the conclusive evidence for a literal belief in the end of the world by the time of Jesus really need to read this book. It surveys both Jewish and classical literature, and even ends on a suggestion that environmental responsibility and apocalypticism aren't necessarily incompatible. I've been meaning to review it myself but have been neglecting the blog lately (and reading too much high-brow literary fiction instead).