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Topic Guide - Biblical Studies

This guide lists starting points for locating resources pertaining to Biblical studies.

Journal Abbreviations Commonly Used for Class Assignments

BJRL
Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library

CBQ
Catholic Biblical Quarterly

CurTM
Currents in Theology & Mission

Exp
Expository Times

HTR
Harvard Theological Review

Interp
Interpretation

JBL
Journal of Biblical Literature

JSNT
Journal for the Study of the New Testament

JSOT
Journal for the Study of the Old Testament

JThS
Journal of Theological Studies

NT

Novum Testamentum

NTS

New Testament Studies

RelLife

Religion in Life

SBL

SBL is an abbreviation prefix used for the Society of Biblical Literature's monograph series (book series). To locate a book in a monograph series in this library, conduct a basic title search for the title of the book in the online catalog.

SJTh

Scottish Journal of Theology

ThTo

Theology Today

ThLZ

Theologische Literaturzertung

TSFB

Theological Students Fellowship Bulletin

WUNT
Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament

ZAW

Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft

ZNW

Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft

Journal Abbreviations Lists on the Web

Abbreviations in Theology & Biblical Studies
By Ecumenism.net
Abbreviations for:
Theological journals and Biblical commentaries

Journal of Biblical Studies
Abbreviations for:
Biblical and Apocryphal books, Pseudepigraphical and Early Patristic books, Dead Sea Scrolls and related texts, Targumic materials, Mishnaic and Rabbinic literature, Nag Hammadi tractates, and commonly used periodicals

TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism
Abbreviations for:
General, Languages, versions, and editions of the Biblical text, Biblical books, OT Psudepigapha, Apostolic Fathers and NT Aprocrypha, Early Jewish and Christian witnesses and works, orders and tractates in Rabbinic literature, Other Rabbinic works, Nag Hammadi tractates, Modern Bible translations, and Journals, book series, and reference works.

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