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Journal of Biblical Literature 142.3
JBL 142.3
Publication Date
September 2023


The Journal of Biblical Literature (JBL) is a quarterly periodical that promotes critical and academic biblical scholarship. Bringing the highest level of technical expertise to bear on the canon, cognate literature, and the historical matrix of the Bible, JBL has stood as the flagship journal of biblical studies for more than a century. 


Eric J. Harvey, “Not Seeing, Unseeing, and Blind: Disentangling Disability from Adjacent Topoi in the Hebrew Bible”

Anthony Ellis, “The Rot of the Bones: A New Analysis of קנאה (“Envy/Jealousy”) in the Hebrew Bible”

Mahri Leonard-Fleckman, “Irresolution as Historical Practice and the Case of the Unnamed Woman in Timnah”

Cynthia R. Chapman, “The Field Belonging to Boaz: Creating Kinship through Land, Labor, Food, and Feeding”

Rebecca W. Poe Hays, “Love, Marriage, and a Delayed Harvest: Isaiah 61 as the Reversal of the Song of the Vineyard (5:1–7)” 

Elisa Uusimäki, “Travel and Anxiety in Early Jewish Literature”

James M. Neumann, “Remembering God’s Beloved Son: Jeremiah 38:20 LXX and Mark 1:11”

Matthew J. Klem, “John 21:15–19 as a Prophetic Succession: A Reading in Light of 2 Kings 2:1–18”

Margaret Aymer, “Exotica and the Ethiopian of Acts 8:26–40: Toward a Different Fabula”

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