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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.
Research and Publications Committee
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The six-member Research and Publications Committee (R&P) is responsible for the policies and procedures of SBL Press. The Director of SBL Press reports to the Committee and participates in meetings in an advisory capacity but does not cast votes. Specific R&P responsibilities include:


  • Strategically reviews and sets policies related to the long-term goals and publishing program of SBL Press.
  • Vets nominations and votes on editorial appointments for general series editors and editorial board members.
  • Reports all decisions made to Council.
  • Reviews any new book series proposed for SBL Press.
For information regarding publishing with SBL Press, see Publishing with SBL Press.

General information about SBL Press

Committee Handbook

Members of the committee:

John T. Fitzgerald- Chair

Tat-siong Benny Liew

Jorunn Økland

Adele Reinhartz, Ex Officio

Marvin A. Sweeney

Gale A. Yee

Heather McMurray- Staff Liaison

Bob Buller- SBL Press
 
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