What's New

What's New


Update program for Oxford Biblical Studies Online

A variety of regular updates and site enhancements are planned for Oxford Biblical Studies Online. One of the most exciting aspects of the current update program is that subscribers will be able to access a growing number of new articles from Editor in Chief Michael D. Coogan's growing series the Oxford Encyclopedias of the Bible. In addition to entries from this groundbreaking new work, users will also benefit from an expanding biblical art program, with new images being added in each update.


Spring 2018

For the Spring 2018 update, the editors of Oxford Biblical Studies Online are pleased to announce the addition of a new Focus On and new articles for The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Fiction, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies, and The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Fiction, edited by Meg Ramey

Abolition Fiction and the Bible
Angels in Fiction
Czeslaw Milosz
Dorothy L. Sayers, The Bible in the Work of
Ernest Hemingway, The Bible in the Work of
Hagar in Fiction
Job in Fiction
Judas in Fiction
MacDonald, George, The Bible in the fiction of
Noah in Literature
Paul in Fiction
Philip Pullman, The Bible in the work of
Pilate's Wife in Fiction
Robinson, Marilynne, The Bible in the Work of
Rowling, J. K., The Bible in the Work of
Song of Songs in Fiction
Use of Historical Jesus Scholarship in Fiction
Young Adult Fiction, The Bible In

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies, edited by Julia M. O'Brien

Androgyny
Animal Studies
Material Culture: Ancient Near East
Prostitution: Greek World
Prostitution: Hebrew Bible
Prostitution: New Testament
Text-Critical Approaches: Hebrew Bible

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology, edited by Philip Johnston and Katherine Shaner

Ammon
Jaffa
Nineveh
Philippi

New Focus On Essay

This month's update includes a new Focus On Essay entitled, Literature, Fiction, and the Ongoing Creation of New Bibles, by James Crossley.



From the Desk of Editor in Chief Michael D. Coogan

Editor in Chief Michael D. Coogan, one of the most renowned scholars in the field of biblical study, contributes a Letter from the Editor with each update to the site. Click here to read the latest Letter from the Editor.

Watch Michael Coogan discuss the benefits of Oxford Biblical Studies Online in the classroom and in academic research and how modern interpretations of the Bible are influencing today's academic community.

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