Critical Review of Books in Religion has two sections. The first section contains more extensive review articles. The second section contains shorter book reviews in several different categories. This volume has articles dealing with The New Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land, This is the Place: The Encyclopedia of Mormonsim as a Presentation of Faith, and two articles on The Anchor Bible Dictionary.
Eldon Jay Epp is Harkness Professor of Biblical Literature Emeritus at Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio), and the President of the Society of Biblical Literature (2003-2004).