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Publication of Volume 14 (Jesus-Kairos) of the Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR)

Volume 14 of  Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR) has just been published. De Gruyter is offering free access to three of the articles in this new publication. Follow this link to download them! The same page also includes … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Events

Dr Christine Joynes, Trinity College, Oxford, invites your attention to these three forthcoming events relating to the reception history of the Bible. (in the order of the events) 1. Showing at the Royal Opera House from 29 June-1 July 2016, … Continue reading

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The Bible in Music – a unique new reference work

Check out the recently published The Bible in Music. A Dictionary of Songs, Works and More by musicologist Siobhan Dowling Long and series editor John F. A. Sawyer. The Bible in Music lags behind the Bible in Literature, the Bible … Continue reading

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Reception Exegesis of Lamentations. A Review Article.

John Riches, author of the Galatians volume (2008), has written an important review article on Paul Joyce and Diana Lipton’s Lamentations through the Centuries in the Blackwell Series, where the term “Reception Exegesis” first appears. See the March issue of … Continue reading

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Special “Reception History” issue of HeBAI

Of enormous interest to everyone is the special “Reception History” issue of the journal Hebrew and Ancient Israel, edited by Carol Newsom, with articles by John Sawyer, Hermann Spieckermann, Gary Anderson, Choon-Leong Seow and Martin O’Kane. HeBAI 1, 3 (2012), … Continue reading

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Brief Bibliography for the Bible and Its Literary Afterlife

Last year, Anthony C. Swindell provided us with a ‘brief bibliography for the Bible and its literary afterlife,’ consisting of books published after the year 2000. With many apologies to Dr Swindell for our lack of alacrity during a period … Continue reading

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Recent Publications

Please take note of the following recent publications in reception history: Byron, John. 2011. Cain and Abel in Text and Tradition: Jewish and Christian Interpretations of the First Sibling Rivalry. Leiden: Brill. Lang, Bernhard. 2009. Joseph in Egypt: A Cultural … Continue reading

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