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Carol Newsom

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Daniel Introduction The book of Daniel contains a collection of short narratives about Daniel and his three friends at the courts of pagan ki...


Victor H. Matthews

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

David Introduction Few persons mentioned in the biblical text have had as much influence on later traditions as has David. This complex bib...

Death and Burial

Christopher B. Hays

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Death and Burial Introduction The present bibliography is structured according to a comparative approach to death and burial in the Hebrew Bib...


Matthew Goff

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Demons Introduction The term “demon” is used to describe a wide variety of spiritual beings. The word derives from the Greek term daimōn which ...

Deuteronomistic History

Gary N. Knoppers, Jonathan S. Greer

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Deuteronomistic History Introduction The Deuteronomistic History (DH) is a modern theoretical construct holding that behind the present for...


Stephen L. Cook

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Deuteronomy Introduction Deuteronomy is the fifth book of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It stands last in the section known as the books ...

Domestic Architecture, Ancient Israel

Carol Meyers

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Domestic Architecture, Ancient Israel Introduction Since the advent of agriculture, all humans have lived in built environments, and tradition...

Early Christianity

Gerhard A. van den Heever

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Early Christianity Introduction The study of early Christianity overlaps with closely related fields of study such as New Testament canonical ...


Timothy J. Sandoval

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Ecclesiastes/Qohelet Introduction As Carol Newsom remarks in her review of scholarship on Ecclesiastes (Qohelet), in discussions of the history...

Economics and Biblical Studies

Paul Oslington

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Economics and Biblical Studies Introduction In recent years, cultural anthropology, sociology, and psychology have been added to the tool kit ...


Eric Lee Welch, Gary N. Knoppers

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Elijah Introduction The accounts of the career of the prophet Elijah are found in 1 Kings 17–19, 21; and in 2 Kings 1 and 2. As presented in K...


Pierluigi Piovanelli

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Enoch Introduction The various books of Enoch, beginning with the five or six booklets that constitute 1 (Ethiopic) Enoch to 3 (Hebrew) Enoch ...


Minna Shkul

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Ephesians Introduction Ephesians is a 1st-century ce New Testament letter in which a Jewish writer applies the memory of Jesus and Pauline tho...

Epistles, Catholic

Peter H. Davids

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Catholic Epistles Introduction Alongside the four Gospels, Acts, the Pauline letters (which often included Hebrews) and the Apocalypse, the Ca...

Epistolography (Ancient Letters)

Runar M. Thorsteinsson

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Epistolography (Ancient Letters) Introduction The term “epistolography” refers to the practice and art of writing letters or epistles, derived...

Esther and Additions to Esther

Jill Middlemas

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Esther and Additions to Esther Introduction The biblical book of Esther is the story of a Jewish heroine (Esther, or Hadassah—the character’s H...


Bruce C. Birch

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Ethics Introduction The modern discussion of biblical ethics began in the 1970s. There were, of course, important precursors to that developmen...

Evil Eye

Nicole Tilford

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Evil Eye Introduction People throughout the world have believed that “certain individuals, animals, demons, or gods had the power of casti...

Exodus, Book of

Thomas B. Dozeman

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Book of Exodus Introduction Exodus is the second book in the Torah, or Pentateuch, of the Hebrew Bible. It follows the story of the Israelite...


Jacqueline Lapsley

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Ezekiel Introduction The book of Ezekiel, with its forty-eight chapters, is the third of the so-called Major Prophets (after Isaiah and Jeremia...

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