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The Society of Biblical Literature is the oldest and largest international scholarly membership organization in the field of biblical studies. Founded in 1880, the Society has grown to over 8,500 international members including teachers, students, religious leaders and individuals from all walks of life who share a mutual interest in the critical investigation of the Bible.
Early Christianity and its Literature
The Early Christianity and Its Literature (ECL) series publishes monographs, revised dissertations, and collections of essays on the history, culture, and literature of early Christianity, particularly as these are reflected in or inform our reading of the New Testament. Works on the social world of the biblical writings, the Greco-Roman context in which Christianity originated and lived, biblical or theological themes, or other comparable areas of study will also be considered.

The SBL Press ECL editorial board is led by general editor David G. Horrell (University of Exeter) and includes the following members:
Warren Carter, Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University
Amy-Jill Levine, Vanderbilt University Divinity School
Judith M. Lieu, University of Cambridge
Margaret Y. MacDonald, St. Francis Xavier University
Dale B. Martin, Yale University

For more information about publishing a book in this series, contact general editor David G. Horrell.

For a complete list of titles available in this series and a PDF form for establishing a standing order, click here.

The People beside Paul: The Philippian Assembly and History from Below
edited by Joseph A. Marchal, 2015, SBLECL 17
paperback hardcover
Keeping the Feast: Metaphors of Sacrifice in 1 Corinthians and Philippians
by Jane Lancaster Patterson, 2015, SBLECL 16
paperback hardcover
Jesus the Central Jew: His Times and His People
by André LaCocque, 2015, SBLECL 15
paperback hardcover
The Didache: A Missing Piece of the Puzzle in Early Christianity
edited by Jonathan A. Draper and Clayton N. Jefford, 2015, SBLECL 14
paperback hardcover
Communities in Dispute: Current Scholarship on the Johannine Epistles
edited by R. Alan Culpepper and Paul N. Anderson, 2014, SBLECL 13
paperback hardcover
Paul as Infant and Nursing Mother: Metaphor, Rhetoric, and Identity in 1 Thessalonians 2:5–8
by Jennifer Houston McNeel, 2014, SBLECL 12
paperback hardcover
The Galilean Economy in the Time of Jesus
edited by David A. Fiensy and Ralph K. Hawkins, 2013, SBLECL 11
paperback hardcover
Rethinking Paul's Rhetorical Education: Comparative Rhetoric and 2 Corinthians 10–13
by Ryan S. Schellenberg, 2013, SBLECL 10
paperback hardcover
Paul and Scripture: Extending the Conversation
edited by Christopher D. Stanley, 2012, SBLECL 9
paperback hardcover
Two Shipwrecked Gospels: The Logoi of Jesus and Papias's Exposition of Logia about the Lord
by Dennis R. MacDonald, 2012, SBLECL 8
Unity and Diversity in the Gospels and Paul: Essays in Honor of Frank J. Matera
edited by Christopher W. Skinner and Kelly R. Iverson, 2012, SBLECL 7
Jesus’ Parable of the Rich Fool: Luke 12:13–34 among Ancient Conversations on Death and Possessions
by Matthew S. Rindge, 2011, SBLECL 6
Redescribing Paul and the Corinthians
edited by Ron Cameron and Merrill P. Miller, 2011, SBLECL 5
Colossians: Encouragement to Walk in All Wisdom as Holy Ones in Christ
by John Paul Heil, 2010, SBLECL 4
Philippians: Let Us Rejoice in Being Conformed to Christ
by John Paul Heil, 2010, SBLECL 3
John, Jesus, and History, Volume 2: The Dehistoricization of John and Aspects of Historicity in the Fourth Gospel
Paul N. Anderson, Felix Just, S.J., and Tom Thatcher, eds., 2009, SBLECL 2
Rethinking the Gospel Sources: Volume 2: The Unity and Plurality of Q
Delbert Burkett, 2009, SBLECL 1

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