in A Dictionary of the Bible
May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 84 words.
The symbol employed in textual criticism for a MS of the New Testament in Greek written on parchment in Egypt (
in Deborah's Daughters
March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .
Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 15643 words.
In the Early Modern period (1600–1800), there was a virtual explosion of female-authored publications. Women scholars, poets, and public speakers argued that they were following the example...
in The Song of Songs and the Fashioning of Identity in Early Latin Christianity
March 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Early Christianity; Biblical Studies. 13540 words.
This chapter argues for Cyprian’s importance in the history of the Song’s interpretation. It is shown that Song 4:12 and 6:8 were crucial texts in his defense of the practice of rebaptism,...
in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament
November 1987; p ublished online October 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 8310 words.
This chapter presents an essay on the significance of the Damascus Road Christophany for Paul the Apostle. One of the most striking and puzzling features of Paul's writings is his view of...
in The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible
January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 384 words.
A major figure in Israel's origins and the first of its high priests. In very ancient narratives, he appears without
in Biblical Studies
P ublished online March 2013 .
Article. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 4676 words.
Aaron has an important role as priest in the Bible, particularly in the Hebrew Bible. When he is first introduced in Exodus 4:14, he is identified as the brother of Moses and as a Levite,...
in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls
March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 1319 words.
The figure of Aaron, his ancestry, and his rise to priestly prominence is treated rather tersely in the Bible. Though