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Journal of Biblical Literature 143.1
JBL 143.1
Publication Date
March 2024


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. 


Tamara Cohn Eskenazi, “Introduction to the Presidential Address”

Musa W. Dube, “Behold, the Global Translated Bible(s)! Research and Pedagogical Implications”

Gavin Fernandes, “Returning the King and the Women to the Beginning of the Song of Songs”

Elizabeth VanDyke, “The Materiality of Scribal Practice in Isaiah 8:1–2: Papyrus, Pens, and Authority in Inscribing Prophecy”

Paul J. Kosmin, “Enoch the Explorer: 1 Enoch 17–36 in Its Hellenistic Context”

Joseph L. Kimmel, “Demons Seeking Identity? The Psychic Life of New Testament Exorcisms”

John Anthony Dunne, “The Souring of the Ways: Anti-Jewish Readings of Psalm 69 and the Wine Offerings to Jesus”

John Van Maaren, “Is the Gospel of Mark Distinctly Pauline? A Critical Evaluation”

Bruce W. Longenecker, “The Rupture of an Association: Social Conflict and Its Management in the Thessalonian Christ Assembly”

M. David Litwa, “Thomas in Alexandria: Arguments for Locating the Gospel and Book of Thomas in Alexandria”

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