Finding Journal Articles

Journal articles are another excellent way to access the most up-to-date scholarship in the area of biblical studies. Some of the most important databases for finding articles in the area of biblical studies are:

Comprehensive list of databases. Familiarizing yourself with these search tools will be invaluable in terms of being able to locate material relevant to your specific area of study. The journals listed in these databases are peer-reviewed, which means they will be reliable, academic in style and thus appropriate for advanced scholarship.

List of Important Biblical Studies Journals

Some of the major academic journals you may consult in the course of your research include:

  • Journal of Biblical Literature
  • Journal for the Study of the Old Testament
  • Vetus Testamentum
  • Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament
  • Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft
  • Zeitschrift für die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft
  • Catholic Biblical Quarterly
  • Biblical Interpretation
  • Jewish Bible Quarterly
  • Novum Testamentum
  • Currents in Biblical Research
  • Biblical Archaeology Review
  • Journal for the Study of the New Testament
  • Biblica
  • Biblical Theology Bulletin
  • Bibliotheca Sacra
  • New Testament Studies
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
  • The Journal of Semitic Studies
  • Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism
  • Journal for the Study of Rhetorical Criticism of the New Testament
  • Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus
  • Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha
  • New Testament Studies
  • Revue Biblique
  • Semeia

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