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Jewish Bible Quarterly

The Jewish Bible Quarterly is a journal about the Hebrew Bible. It is published by the Jewish Bible Association. The editor is Rabbi Dr. Zvi Ron. JBQ was established in 1972 as Dor le Dor. It was published by the World Jewish Bible Society, and e ...

                                               

Journal for the Study of the New Testament

The Journal for the Study of the New Testament is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers five times a year in the field of Biblical Studies. It is founded by Bruce Chilton. The journals editor is Catrin Williams. It has been in pu ...

                                               

Journal for the Study of the Old Testament

The Journal for the Study of the Old Testament is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering the field of biblical studies. The editors-in-chief are David Shepherd and Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer. It was established in 1976 and is published by Sage Public ...

                                               

Journal of Biblical Literature

The Journal of Biblical Literature is one of three academic journals published by the Society of Biblical Literature. First published in 1881, JBL is the flagship journal of the field. JBL is published quarterly and includes scholarly articles, c ...

                                               

New Testament Studies

New Testament Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Cambridge University Press under the auspices of the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas. The scope of the journal are short studies and articles on issues pertaining to the or ...

                                               

Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament

The Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament is a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal covering aspects of the Hebrew Bible. It was established by Niels Peter Lemche and Knud Jeppesen. As per 2011, Lemche still serves as editor-in-chief.

                                               

Svensk exegetisk årsbok

Svensk exegetisk årsbok is an annual peer-reviewed academic journal of biblical studies and book reviews in Swedish and English. It was established in 1936 by the Swedish Exegetical Society and is distributed internationally by Eisenbrauns. The e ...

                                               

Vetus Testamentum

Vetus Testamentum is a quarterly academic journal covering various aspects of the Old Testament. It is published by Brill Publishers for its sponsor, the International Organisation for the Study of the Old Testament.

                                               

Zeitschrift fur die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft

The Zeitschrift fur die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft is an academic German journal established in 1881. It is concerned with theological, linguistic and historical criticism of the Hebrew Bible. Formerly, it represented a strictly Protestant po ...

                                               

Zeitschrift fur die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft

The Zeitschrift fur die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde der alteren Kirche is a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal that was established in 1900. It is published by Walter de Gruyter. The focus of the journal is the historical in ...

                                               

Catholic Biblical Association

The Catholic Biblical Association of America is an American learned society dedicated to the academic study of the Bible. It was founded in Washington, D.C., in 1936 and began with fifty charter members. Membership now numbers more than 1.200. Th ...

                                               

Groupes Bibliques Universitaires

The Groupes Bibliques Universitaires are student groups that meet at universities or nearby for in-depth Bible study. They were founded in the beginning of the 20th century and currently operate in an officially recognized way in more than 154 co ...

                                               

Institute for Biblical Research

The Institute for Biblical Research established in 1973 is "an organization of evangelical Christian scholars with specialties in Old and New Testament and in ancillary disciplines". It describes its vision as "to foster excellence in the pursuit ...

                                               

International Greek New Testament Project

The International Greek New Testament Project began in 1926 as a cooperative enterprise between British and German scholars to establish a new critical edition of the New Testament. Early results of the work were critical apparatus of the Gospel ...

                                               

Orion Center

Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature is an Israeli research institute affiliated with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

                                               

Religious Studies Center

The Religious Studies Center is the research and publishing arm of Religious Education at Brigham Young University, sponsoring scholarship on Latter-day Saint culture, history, scripture, and doctrine. The dean of Religious Education serves as th ...

                                               

Society for Pentecostal Studies

The Society for Pentecostal Studies is an American scholarly association of biblical scholars, theologians, and others who are members of Pentecostal churches or are involved in the Charismatic Renewal. It was founded in 1970. The members of the ...

                                               

Society for the Study of Early Christianity

The Society for the Study of Early Christianity is a professional association of ancient historians and biblical scholars, established within the Ancient Cultures Research Centre at Macquarie University. This assists SSEC in "fulfilling its aims ...

                                               

Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas

The Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas is an international society of New Testament scholars. The current president is John Kloppenborg. The SNTS publishes the academic journal New Testament Studies.

                                               

Studium Biblicum Franciscanum

Studium Biblicum Franciscanum is a Franciscan academic society based in Jerusalem. It is a center of biblical and archaeological research and studies.

                                               

Trinity Western University Dead Sea Scrolls Institute

Founded in 1995, the Trinity Western University Dead Sea Scrolls Institute is the only center in North America dedicated to the manuscript discoveries in the Judean Desert and material finds of the Qumran community. With strengths in the textual ...

                                               

Tyndale House (Cambridge)

Tyndale House is an independent biblical studies library in Cambridge, England, with a Christian foundation. Founded in 1944, it aims to provide specialist resources in support of research into the Old Testament, New Testament and relevant histor ...

                                               

Apophthegmata Patrum

The Apophthegmata Patrum is the name given to various collections popularly known as of Sayings of the Desert Fathers, consisting of stories and sayings attributed to the Desert Fathers and Desert Mothers from approximately the 5th century AD. Th ...

                                               

As a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his folly

As a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his folly is an aphorism which appears in the Book of Proverbs in the Bible - Proverbs 26:11, also partially quoted in the New Testament, 2 Peter 2:22. It means that fools are stubbornly inflexible ...

                                               

The Book of Mysteries

The Book of Mysteries is an ancient Essene text found in fragmentary form among the Dead Sea Scrolls. The scroll fragments are given the alphanumeric designations of 1Q27 and 4Q299–301.

                                               

Book of Tobit

The Book of Tobit is a book of scripture that is part of the Catholic and Orthodox biblical canons. It was recognized as canonical by the Council of Hippo, the Councils of Carthage of 397 and 417, and the Council of Florence, and confirmed in the ...

                                               

Collectio Monastica

The Collectio Monastica is an Ethiopic book that includes some original sayings of the Desert Fathers, and which is textually independent of the more well known Apophthegmata Patrum. It was first published by Victor Arras in 1963, based on two se ...

                                               

Drakht-i Asurig

Draxt ī Āsūrīg is a Parthian-language poem consisting of about 120 verses and written in Book Pahlavi script. The language shows influences from Middle Persian. It is one of the oldest existing texts in Parthian language. The poem is framed as a ...

                                               

De duodecim abusivis saeculi

De duodecim abusivis saeculi is a treatise on social and political morality written by an anonymous Irish author between 630 and 700. During the Middle Ages the work was very popular throughout Europe.

                                               

The Durham Proverbs

The Durham Proverbs is a collection of 46 mediaeval proverbs from various sources. They were written down as a collection, in the eleventh century, on some pages of a manuscript that were originally left blank. The manuscript is currently in the ...

                                               

Ecclesiastes

Ecclesiastes is one of 24 books of the Tanakh, where it is classified as one of the Ketuvim. Originally written c. 450–200 BCE, it is also among the canonical Wisdom literature of the Old Testament in most denominations of Christianity. The title ...

                                               

Exemplum

An exemplum is a moral anecdote, brief or extended, real or fictitious, used to illustrate a point. The word is also used to express an action performed by another and used as an example or model.

                                               

Gnomic poetry

For the map projection see Gnomonic projection; for the game, see Nomic; for the mythological being, see Gnome. Gnomic poetry consists of meaningful sayings put into verse to aid the memory. They were known by the Greeks as gnomes, from the Greek ...

                                               

Havamal

Havamal is presented as a single poem in the Codex Regius, a collection of Old Norse poems from the Viking age. The poem, itself a combination of different poems, is largely gnomic, presenting advice for living, proper conduct and wisdom. It is o ...

                                               

Hermetica

The Hermetica are Egyptian-Greek wisdom texts from the 2nd century or earlier, which are mostly presented as dialogues in which a teacher, generally identified as Hermes Trismegistus, enlightens a disciple. The texts form the basis of Hermeticism ...

                                               

Ibn Zafar al-Siqilli

Hujjat al-Din Abu Abdallah Muhammad ibn Abi Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Zafar al-Siqilli, commonly known simply as Ibn Zafar al-Siqilli, was a philosopher, polymath and Arab-Sicilian politician of the Norman period, and has come to be known in the ...

                                               

Book of Job

The Book of Job is a book in the Ketuvim section of the Hebrew Bible, and the first poetic book in the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. Addressing the problem of theodicy – the vindication of the justice of God in the light of humanitys suff ...

                                               

Liber Scintillarum

Liber Scintillarum is a late seventh or early eighth-century florilegium of biblical and patristic sayings in Latin. It was compiled by Defensor, a monk who in the preface identifies himself as a member of St Martins Abbey at Liguge, near Poitier ...

                                               

Mirrors for princes

Mirrors for princes, or mirrors of princes, form a literary genre – in the loose sense of the word – of political writing during the Early Middle Ages, Middle Ages and the Renaissance, and are part of the broader speculum or mirror literature gen ...

                                               

Al-Mubashshir ibn Fatik

Abu al-Wafa al-Mubashshir ibn Fatik was an Arab philosopher and scholar well versed in the mathematical sciences and also wrote on logic and medicine. He was born in Damascus but lived mainly in Egypt during the 11th century Fatimid Caliphate. He ...

                                               

Nasihat

Nasihatname were a type of guidance letter for Ottoman sultans, similar to mirrors for princes. They draw on a variety of historical and religious sources, and were influenced by the governance of previous empires such as the Seljuk Turks or the ...

                                               

Nijū kun

The Shōtōkan nijū kun are the "twenty instructions" of the Okinawan martial arts master Gichin Funakoshi, whose pen name was Shōtō. All students of Shōtōkan karate are encouraged to live, practice, and teach the principles to others.

                                               

Nizami Ganjavi

Nizami Ganjavi, Nizami Ganjei, Nizami, or Nezāmi, whose formal name was Jamal ad-Dīn Abū Muhammad Ilyās ibn-Yūsuf ibn-Zakkī, was a 12th-century Persian Sunni Muslim poet. Nezāmi is considered the greatest romantic epic poet in Persian literature, ...

                                               

Prebiarum de multorum exemplaribus

The Prebiarum de multorum exemplaribus is a Hiberno-Latin interrogatory florilegium of the mid-8th century, written as a dialogue in a series of 93 short questions and answers. The word prebiarum seems to be a corruption of breviarium, though the ...

                                               

Book of Proverbs

The Book of Proverbs, "Proverbs ") is a book in the third section of the Hebrew Bible and a book of the Christian Old Testament. When translated into Greek and Latin, the title took on different forms: in the Greek Septuagint it became Παροιμίαι ...

                                               

Sage writing

Sage writing was a genre of creative nonfiction popular in the Victorian era. The concept originates with John Holloways 1953 book The Victorian Sage: Studies in Argument. Sage writing is a development from ancient wisdom literature in which the ...

                                               

Sanai

Hakim Abul-Majd Majdūd ibn Ādam Sanāī Ghaznavi, more commonly known as Sanai, was a Persian poet from Ghazni who lived his life in Ghazni in medieval Iran, which is now located in Afghanistan. He was born in 1080 and died between 1131 and 1141.

                                               

The Secret of the Way Things Are

The Secret of the Way Things Are is considered a wisdom scroll among the Dead Sea Scrolls. It is authored by a spiritual expert, directed towards a beginner. The author addresses how to deal with business and money issues in a godly manner, publi ...

                                               

Sirach

The Book of the All-Virtuous Wisdom of Yeshua ben Sira, commonly called the Wisdom of Sirach or simply Sirach, and also known as the Book of Ecclesiasticus or Ben Sira, is a work of ethical teachings, from approximately 200 to 175 BCE, written by ...

                                               

Teaching stories

A teaching story is a narrative that has been deliberately created as a vehicle for the transmission of wisdom. The practice has been used in a number of religious and other traditions, though writer Idries Shahs use of it was in the context of S ...