Biblical Research



Editor – Eric F. Mason, Judson University, Elgin, IL

Associate Editor – Julien C. H. Smith, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

Assistant Editor – Nancy D. Pardee, Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies, Chicago, IL

Editor Emeritus – Troy W. Martin, Saint Xavier University, Chicago, IL 

Business Manager – Nancy D. Pardee, Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies, Chicago, IL


Stephen Chester, Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto, ON

Lynn H. Cohick, Houston Christian University, Houston, TX

Michael Cover, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

Rodrigo F. de Sousa, Institut Protestant de Théologie, Faculté de Montpellier, France

Holly Hearon, emerita, Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, IN

George C. Heider, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

J. Todd Hibbard, University of Detroit Mercy, MI

Mariam Kamell Kovalishyn, Regent College, Vancouver, BC

Jared W. Ludlow, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Alicia Myers, Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC

Christine Shea, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Ryan E. Stokes, Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City, TN


Robert Atkins, Jr., retired, United Methodist Church, Knox, IN

P. Richard Choi, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI

Lowell K. Handy, retired, American Theological Library Association, Chicago, IL

Troy W. Martin, Saint Xavier University, Chicago, IL

Biblical Research (ISSN 0067–6535) is published annually by the Chicago Society of Biblical Research. Its contents often but not exclusively are articles contributed by members and invited guests of the Society.  Manuscripts may be submitted for consideration to and must conform to the current version of the BR Style Guide. See The SBL Handbook of Style, 2nd ed. (Atlanta: SBL Press, 2014) for abbreviations used in the journal.

This periodical is included in the full-text ATLASerials® (ATLAS®) collection, a product of the American Theological Library Association, 300 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60606. Email:; www: The journal is indexed and/or abstracted in the ATLA Religion Database®, Index Theologicus, New Testament Abstracts, Old Testament Abstracts, and Religious and Theological Abstracts.

Subscriptions should be sent by email using the order form to Biblical Research (, or surface mail to: Attn: Nancy D. Pardee, 5421 S Cornell Ave #14, Chicago, IL 60615. The subscription rate is $20.00 per year along with shipping charge of $4.00 to Canada and Mexico and $10.00 to other countries. Additional copies incur an additional $1.00 shipping charge. Back issues of some volumes are available from the Business Manager at the rate of $15.00 per volume, plus postage. Other issues may be ordered directly from ProQuest Information and Learning, 300 North Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1346.

The BR Style Guide may be downloaded here.