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Why We Might Have Reason for Doubt: Should We Still Be Looking for a Historical Jesus?

By Richard Carrier

Despite many interesting and intriguing differences among the gospels in their respective accounts of what happened when Jesus came before Pilate, they all share a common template. In each version: ... See complete essay


African American Women Interpreting the Bible in the Nineteenth Century

By Joy A. Schroeder

In the midst of a growing—even burgeoning—interest in the history of biblical interpretation (“reception history”), a number of scholars have recently made strong arguments for including women’s writings in the study of how scripture has been interpreted through the centuries. See complete essay


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A New Critical Edition of the Hebrew Bible

By Ronald Hendel

Recently the SBL announced its sponsorship of a new text-critical project, “The Hebrew Bible: A Critical Edition,” of which I am the general editor. The HBCE represents a new model for a critical edition of the Hebrew Bible, although it will be generally familiar to scholars who use critical editions of other ancient works such as the Septuagint or New Testament. See complete essay


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