The Internet has allowed people to share the Bible with a wider audience, but it has also had a profound impact on the way people interpret the text as well. Michael Chan (Luther Seminary) explores these new online environments and how they are shaping the future of the field...Read more
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In our ongoing series, OBSO interviews John Barton, Emeritus Professor at Oxford University, discusses the evolution of both his own scholarly interests and the field Biblical Studies as a whole, along with some of his major influences and a forthcoming project.
Katherine Shaner (Wake Forest University) gives a tour of ancient Ephesus, revealing a city caught up in the rise of Christianity, but still rooted its pre-Christian customs.Read More
R.B. Parkinson's landmark translation of the Tale of Sinuhe and other masterpieces of ancient Egypt is now available online for the first time. Featuring adventure stories, dialogues on life and death, ruminations on the problem of suffering, and teachings about the nature of wisdom and virtue, this collection explores many of the themes that are also essential to Biblical literature.Read More
This new feature allows you to scroll through the tables of contents for each of the major reference works on Oxford Biblical Studies Online, including The Oxford Companion to the Bible and the new Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible.
This list of the books of the Bible includes their respective commentaries from the following sources: Oxford Bible Commentary, New Oxford Annotated Bible (NRSV), Oxford Study Bible (REB), Jewish Study Bible (TANAKH), Catholic Study Bible (NAB), and the Access Bible (NRSV).