SBL style shares much with Chicago but also has many details specific to biblical studies. Here’s a 7-step checklist to help you master SBL style.
Bibliography managers like Zotero can vastly simplify how you keep track of sources for your research. They can also take a lot of the grunt work out of composing citations. But of course, what a citation manager puts out is only as good as what you put into it. And sometimes it can take a […]
In this series, we’ve discussed several kinds of authorities for SBL style. These include house styles (from a publisher or a school), the SBLHS and its blog, IATG3, and Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary. There are more authorities we could discuss. But in this final post in the series, we’ll cover just two more. These authorities are […]
We’ve mentioned three levels of authorities for SBL style that apply across your whole project. These include house styles (from a publisher or a school), the SBLHS blog, and of course, the SBLHS itself. The next four authorities apply in specific cases. Here, we’ll cover the first two—those for abbreviations and spelling. 4. Specific-case Authorities […]
Citing personal communication with Andrew Errington, Brian Rosner suggests the following apt analogy on “Paul and the Law”: Discussing Paul and the Law is a bit like being watched while you carve a chicken: it’s fairly easy to start well, but you quickly have to make some tricky decisions (about which everyone has an opinion), […]
I’ve been grateful to be able to materially update two prior posts with additional content: Publication Year Ranges in Zotero: Previously, this post described how to get Zotero to produce the proper output when citing a series or multivolume work as a whole that was published over a range of years. The prior post version, […]