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Content • First Comprehensive Reference Work on the Bible and its reception, edited by an international team of scholars from over 50 countries, all experts in theirfields. • CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2010 • Interdisciplinary and international • Excellent resource for scholars in Biblical and Religious Studies and related fields • Easy searching of the content via a powerful search engine • Regular update of the online version (four times a year) offering articles that weren’t yet published in print
Content • EBR pursues a twofold task: • Rendering of the current state of knowledge • Comprehensive and in-depth • Origins and development of the Bible in its different canonic forms in Judaism and Christianity • Documenting the history of the Bible's reception • Christian churches and the Jewish Diaspora • Islam, other religious traditions and current religious movements, Western and non-Western alike, • literature, art, music, and film
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