Exploring Biblical Scholarship

Explore the fascinating origins of the Bible and its eventful history with the world’s leading scholars.  Share the latest historical and literary research on key people, places, and passages of the Bible with your classroom and study groups.


Explore many resources in biblical studies. This page, hosted by the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL), includes access to the following:

Textual Resources from the German Bible Society. The German Bible Society distributes more than half a million Bibles annually, including numerous scholarly editions and additional resources for biblical study. Publications from the German Bible Society are used throughout the world in exegetical training and theological practice. You can learn about these editions here.

The Greek New Testament: SBL Edition, edited by Michael W. Holmes (SBLGNT). SBL in association with Logos Bible Software, offers a new, critically edited Greek New Testament in electronic and print formats. The SBLGNT edition is available here.

Biblical Language Fonts. SBL has developed a series of high-quality, Unicode fonts for digital and print use. This series includes SBL BibLit, which combines Greek, Hebrew, and Latin characters, including transliteration diacritics, SBL Greek, a Greek-specific font, and SBL Hebrew, a Hebrew-specific font. These fonts are available here.

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