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We’ve previously started exploring authorities for SBL style by discussing publishers’ house styles. A publisher’s house style might be based on SBLHS, but it might also require several things that differ from the SBLHS and other authorities. It isn’t spelled out in the SBLHS, but there’s another application of this principle if you’re a student […]
As comprehensive as it is, the SBL Handbook of Style (SBLHS) doesn’t include everything.1 Instead, you’ll often need other sources to determine what SBL style requires. Knowing where and when to refer to these other sources can be tricky. In this series, we dispel this mystery and discuss seven common authorities for SBL style in […]
Nijay Gupta digests the main resources he suggests for “mov[ing] from biblical text to theology and application.” According to a recent email from the Society of Biblical Literature to its members, JSTOR has invited SBL into a two-year pilot program that provides access for all SBL members to more than eighty journals in JSTOR’s Religion […]
The past several weeks, we’ve discussed different ways to expand fairly economically the material you have at your disposal for research. We’ve talked about using: Libraries generally near you, Specifically your school’s library, and Online repositories like Internet Archive, books.logos.com, Google Books, and Amazon. In today’s final post in this series, we’ll discuss four additional […]
If you’re writing in biblical studies, you need to be able to type biblical languages. Transliteration might work in some cases, but you can’t and shouldn’t always bank on being able to use transliterations when you write. Where We Were, Where We Are, and Why Unicode Is Important In years gone by, typing biblical languages […]