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RESOURCE: The Orion Center’s Dead Sea Scrolls Bibliography

July 17th, 2009 by Roberto C. Delgadillo

 

The Orion Center’s bibliography, which covers items from 1995 to the present, allows users to keep up to date on scholarship on the Dead Sea Scrolls. The Orion Bibliography was initiated and maintained by Dr. Avital Pinnick from 1995-2000. David Emanuel compiled the Bibliography from 2000-2002; it is currently overseen by Dr. Ruth Clements and Nadav Sharon. This bibliography is a joint project with the journal, Revue de Qumrân, and appears in that journal twice a year. The bibliography has been converted to Unicode formatting. The Current Bibliography is updated every Monday and contains the newest references, as they are added to the database. In the alphabetical files, under each author’s name, the works are arranged chronologically, from earliest to most recent.  

 

Access: http://orion.mscc.huji.ac.il/resources/bib/bibliosearch.shtml

RESOURCE: Divining America: Religion in American History

May 30th, 2009 by Roberto C. Delgadillo

 

Divining America: Religion in American History is designed to help teachers of American history bring their students to a greater understanding of the role religion has played in the development of the United States. It is based on the fact that American history and religion intersect importantly at various points—the Puritan migration to New England, for example, abolition, or the Civil Rights Movement. Divining America illuminates these intersections, for to understand such events fully, students must acquire some appreciation of their religious dimensions.

 

Access: http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/tserve/divam.htm

RESOURCE: Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity

May 29th, 2009 by Roberto C. Delgadillo

 

Published by The Institute for Antiquity and Christianity at the Claremont Graduate School, The Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity is primarily concerned with studies that investigate aspects of Christianity and its practice in the ancient world. The Bulletin comes out periodically, and interested parties can click on the “Browse items in this collection” to get a sense of the broad range of topics that they have covered. Visitors with a dedicated interest in this field can perform a more detailed search across the Bulletin by terms that include title, author, creator, date, keywords, and publisher. For students of divinity, theology, religious history, and ancient history, this site will be one to pass along to like-minded friends and fellow scholars.

 

Access: http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/collection.php?alias=/bia