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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 Judaism and Its Literature
The Early Judaism and Its Literature (EJL) series publishes works on the history, culture, and literature of Second Temple Judaism, including Hellenistic Jewish authors, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and Jewish apocrypha and pseudepigrapha. Work on rabbinic literature that deals with Second Temple Judaism will also be considered.

The SBL Press EJL editorial board is led by series editor Rodney A. Werline, (Barton College), and includes the following members:
Mark J. Boda, McMaster Divinity College/University
George J. Brooke, University of Manchester
Esther Glickler Chazon, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Steven D. Fraade, Yale University
Martha Himmelfarb, Princeton University
James S. McLaren, Australian Catholic University
Jacques van Ruiten, University of Groningen

 For more information about publishing a book in this series, contact the series editor, Rodney A. Werline.

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

Meaning and Context in the Thanksgiving Hymns: Linguistic and Rhetorical Perspectives on a Collection of Prayers from Qumran
by Trine Bjornung Hasselbalch, 2015, SBLEJL 42
 Paperback Hardcover
The Psalms of Solomon: Language, History, Theology
edited by Eberhard Bons and Patrick Pouchelle, 2015, SBLEJL 40
 Paperback Hardcover
Reading the Dead Sea Scrolls: Essays in Method
by George J. Brooke, with the assistance of Nathalie LaCoste, 2013, SBLEJL 39
 Paperback Hardcover
Adam and Eve in the Armenian Tradition, Fifth through Seventeenth Centuries
by Michael E. Stone, 2013, SBLEJL 38
 Paperback Hardcover
Armenian Apocrypha Relating to Abraham
by Michael E. Stone, 2012, SBLEJL 37
 Paperback Hardcover
The Hodayot (Thanksgiving Psalms): A Study Edition of 1QHa
by Eileen M. Schuller and Carol A. Newsom, 2012, SBLEJL 36
 Paperback Hardcover
Experientia, Volume 2: Linking Text and Experience
edited by Colleen Shantz and Rodney A. Werline, 2012, SBLEJL 35
The Subversion of the Apocalypses in the Book of Jubilees
by Todd R. Hanneken, 2012, SBLEJL 34
Sculpting Idolatry in Flavian Rome: (An)Iconic Rhetoric in the Writings of Flavius Josephus
by Jason von Ehrenkrook, 2011, SBLEJL 33
John, Qumran, and the Dead Sea Scrolls: Sixty Years of Discovery and Debate
edited by Mary L. Coloe and Tom Thatcher, 2011, SBLEJL 32
New Idioms within Old: Poetry and Parallelism in the Non-Masoretic Poems of 11Q5 (=11QPsa)
by Eric D. Reymond, 2011, SBLEJL 31
Celebrating the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Canadian Collection
edited by Peter W. Flint, Jean Duhaime, and Kyung S. Baek, 2011, SBLEJL 30
Hazon Gabriel: New Readings of the Gabriel Revelation
edited by Matthias Henze, 2011, SBLEJL 29
Noah and His Book(s)
edited by Michael E. Stone, Aryeh Amihay, and Vered Hillel, 2010, SBLEJL 28
The Sicarii in Josephus’s Judean War: Rhetorical Analysis and Historical Observations
Mark Andrew Brighton, 2009, SBLEJL 27
Noah Traditions in the Dead Sea Scrolls: Conversations and Controversies of Antiquity
Dorothy M. Peters, 2008, SBLEJL 26
The “Mysteries” of Qumran: Secrecy and Esoteric Knowledge in Second Temple Judaism and in the Dead Sea Scrolls
Samuel Thomas, 2009, SBLEJL 25
"They Shall Purify Themselves": Essays on Purity in Early Judaism
Susan Haber, Adele Reinhartz (editor), 2008, SBLEJL 24
Seeking the Favor of God, Volume 3: The Impact of Penitential Prayer beyond Second Temple Judaism
edited by Mark J. Boda, Daniel K. Falk, and Rodney A. Werline, 2008, SBLEJL 23
Seeking the Favor of God, Volume 2: The Development of Penitential Prayer in Second Temple Judaism
edited by Mark J. Boda, Daniel K. Falk, and Rodney A. Werline, 2007, SBLEJL 22
Seeking the Favor of God: Volume 1: The Origins of Penitential Prayer in Second Temple Judaism
edited by Mark J. Boda, Daniel K. Falk, and Rodney A. Werline, 2006, SBLEJL 21
The Destruction of Jerusalem and the Idea of Redemption in the Syriac Apolcalypse of Baruch
by Rivka Nir, 2002, SBLEJL 20
The Romanian Version of the Testament of Abraham: Text, Translation, and Cultural Context
by Nicolae Roddy, 2001, SBLEJL 19

The Apocryphal Ezekiel
edited by Michael E. Stone, Benjamin G. Wright, and David Satran, 2000, SBLEJL 18

A Synopsis of the Books of Adam and Eve, 2nd ed.
edited by Gary A. Anderson and Michael E. Stone, 1999, SBLEJL 17

Texts in Transition: The Greek Life of Adam and Eve
by John R. Levison, 2000, SBLEJL 16

The Dead Sea Scrolls at Fifty: Proceedings of the 1997 Society of Biblical Literature Qumran Section Meetings
edited by Robert A. Kugler and Eileen Schuller, 1999, SBLEJL 15
Praying by the Book: The Scripturalization of Prayer in Second Temple Judaism
by Judith H. Newman, 1999, SBLEJL 14

Penitential Prayer in Second Temple Judaism: The Development of a Religious Institution
by Rodney Alan Werline, 1998, SBLEJL 13
Texts and Concordances of the Armenian Adam Literature, vol. 1: Genesis 1-4, Penitence of Adam, Book of Adam
by Michael E. Stone, 1996, SBLEJL 12

The Judgment of Susanna: Authority and Witness
edited by Ellen Spolsky, 1996, SBLEJL 11

Joseph and Aseneth and the Jewish Temple in Heliopolis
by Gideon Bohak, 1996, SBLEJL 10

From Patriarch to Priest: The Levi-Priestly Tradition from Aramaic Levi to Testament of Levi
by Robert A. Kugler, 1996, SBLEJL 9
Paperback Cloth
1 Enoch and Sirach: A Comparative and Conceptual Analysis of the Themes of Revelation, Creation, and Judgment
by Randal A. Argall, 1995, SBLEJL 8
Paperback Cloth
The Davidic Dynasty Tradition in Early Judaism: Its History and Significance for Messianism
by Kenneth E. Pomykala, 1995, SBLEJL 7
Tracing the Threads: Studies in the Vitality of Jewish Pseudepigrapha
edited by John C. Reeves, 1994, SBLEJL 6

A Commentary on the Animal Apocalypse of I Enoch
by Patrick A. Tiller, 1993, SBLEJL 4
A History of the Literature of Adam and Eve
by Michael E. Stone, 1992, SBLEJL 3
No One Spoke Ill of Her: Essays on Judith
edited by James C. VanderKam, 1992, SBLEJL 2
"Women Like This": New Perspectives on Jewish Women in the Greco-Roman World
edited by Amy-Jill Levine, 1991, SBLEJL 1
Gaps in the numbering of volumes in the series indicate that a title is out of print or has been accepted for publication but not yet published.

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