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The SBL Hebrew font is used in JBL beginning with vol. 125, no. 1; SBL Greek is used beginning with vol. 130, no. 1.

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Current Issue
140.3, September 2021

ISSN (electronic) 1934-3876
ISSN (print) 0021-9231

General Editor
Mark G. Brett

The flagship journal of the field, the Journal of Biblical Literature is published quarterly and includes scholarly articles and critical notes by members of the Society. Essential reading for over a century, it is now available online and in print.

The Presidential Address, presented at every Annual Meeting, is transcribed and published in the first issue of the following year. 

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