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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.
Biblical Interpretations in the Arts
Keywords for Online Searching: :
Visual Art: Bible and art, biblical art, visual exegesis, church art, cathedral art, religious images, illuminated manuscript, church sculpture, stained glass, altarpiece
Music: Bible and music, biblical music, hymn, chant, libretto, oratorio, score, opera
Literature: Bible and literature, biblical allusion, biblical quotation, biblical character
Film: Bible and film, script

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SBL Program Units:
Art and Religions of Antiquity
Bible and Visual Art, Bible and Visual Art
Performance Criticism of Biblical and Other Ancient Texts Consultation
The Bible and American Popular Culture
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Biblical art on the Web: Visual art and the Bible. 

Biblical Art: another site with visual art.

Wabash Image Page: Religion and art links page with many helpful resources. 

Museum of Biblical Art: Scholarly museum concerning the Bible and art, located in New York City. 

Bible as Music: A work in progress, this site studies biblical interpretation in music. 

 
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