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Judaic Scripture

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[ Apocrypha & Pseudepigrapha ] [ Dead Sea Scrolls ]
Christian Scripture
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[ Apocalypse (Revelation) ] [ Gnostic & Esoteric Sources ]


Biblica On-Line Edition

Article summaries of issues the journal of the Pontifical Biblical Institute since vol. 71 (1990) & e-versions of select articles since vol. 79 (1998).

Biblical Archaeology Review

Contents of current & back issues (Biblical Archaeology Society).

Biblical Interpretation

On-line edition of journal for contemporary scriptural interpretation posts contents of recent issues. Access to full articles requires subscription (Brill).

BSW Journal

Fledgling e-journal to facilitate the response of biblical scholars to studies in exegetical journals (published by Theomedia, Rome).

Filologia Neotestamentaria

Article summaries of all volumes of international journal for philology of NT Greek volumes from 1994-2013.

Jerusalem Perspective On-Line

Cyber-journal of the Jerusalem School of Synoptic Research, a consortium of Jewish & Christian scholars devoted to exploring the Jewish background of the life & words of Jesus. Features articles by Israeli & American scholars (including e-copies of print journal).

Journal of Biblical Literature

Full electronic text of editions since 2000 accessible to members of Society of Biblical Literature or from most university libraries for faculty & students.

Journal of Biblical Studies

Internet Archive's Wayback Machine accesses contents of pioneering cyber-journal since 2001.

Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity & Judaism

New cyber-journal for research on Jewish & Christian sources in the ancient Greco-Roman world (Sheffield Academic Press).

The Journal of Hebrew Scriptures

Electronic journal devoted to the critical study of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament), edited by Ehud ben Zvi at University of Alberta (issues in electronic archives of the National Library of Canada).

Journal of Higher Criticism

On-line articles from journal devoted to the historical critical method & innovative interpretations of scripture & early Christianity published by the Institute for Higher Critical Studies (Drew U).

 SBL Central

Society of Biblical Literature's new searchable cyber-archive (1996 - present) of reviews of scholarly publications related to biblical studies replacing the Review of Biblical Literature website. 

Semeia: An Experimental Journal for Biblical Criticism

SBL journal that fostered the use of new critical methods for analyzing scripture. Free access to full e-editions of vols. 19 & 60-72 (Religion and Technology Center).

TC - A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism

Scholarly on-line journal devoted to problems in analyzing manuscripts of Jewish & Christian scriptures & related non-canonical works.

Email Conferences


E-mail list for scholarly study of biblical (koine) Greek, features searchable archives of postings since 1992.

Corpus Paulinum

Moderated e-list for research on the life & letters of Paul.

Kata Markon

Moderated discussion list for academic research on the Gospel of Mark.

Social World of Bible

Aspects of the Mediterranean Social World

Links to on-line atlases, archeological sites & other web sources for the study of classical Greco-Roman culture, including Asia Minor, Palestine & the wider Mediterranean world. Sites especially relevant for NT background.

Biblical Archaeology Society

BAS archives a digital library of all back issues of Biblical Archaeological Review, Bible Review, & Archaeology Odyssey featuring articles on discoveries & debates on the ancient eastern Mediterranean world. Access to full articles requires subscription.

Into His Own: Perspective on the World of Jesus

Topical sourcebook with hundreds of excerpts from non-canonical texts relevant to NT interpretation, with graphic aids to identify important figures, places, & literary works from Josephus, Dead Sea Scrolls, rabbinic tradition, Philo, etc. (Mahlon H. Smith).

The Jewish Roman World of Jesus

James Tabor's illustrated e-sourcebook of texts & essays that put the gospels into historical context. Sections on Hellenistic religion & philosophy, archaeology & the Dead Sea scrolls, ancient Judaism & Christian origins & the NT.

Land of the Bible Photo Archive

Selections from high-quality slide collection of sites, people, lifestyle & artifacts by Israeli photographer Zev Radovan.

[For other resources see indices of Ancient Near East, Art & Archaeology, & Greco-Roman Religion].


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This page was revised 30 January 2023 


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