By Bernhard Lang
Previously recognized by means of its subtitle “Internationale Zeitschriftenschau für Bibelwissenschaft und Grenzgebiete”, the International evaluate of Biblical Studies has served the scholarly neighborhood ever due to the fact its inception within the early 1950’s. every one annual quantity comprises nearly 2,000 abstracts and summaries of articles and books that care for the Bible and similar literature, together with the lifeless Sea Scrolls, Pseudepigrapha, Non-canonical gospels, and historic close to jap writings. The abstracts – that may be in English, German, or French - are prepared thematically lower than headings similar to e.g. “Genesis”, “Matthew”, “Greek language”, “text and textual criticism”, “exegetical equipment and approaches”, “biblical theology”, “social and spiritual institutions”, “biblical personalities”, “history of Israel and early Judaism”, etc. The articles and books which are abstracted and reviewed are accumulated every year by means of a world staff of collaborators from over three hundred of crucial periodicals and publication sequence within the fields coated.
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International Review of Biblical Studies , Volume 51, 2004-2005 Internationale Zeitschriftenschau für Bibelwissenschaft und Grenzgebiete (German Edition) by Bernhard Lang