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Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)

The SBL handbook of style : for ancient Near Eastern, Biblical, and early Christian studies (print format)

The SBL handbook of style : for biblical studies and related disciplines (electronic format)

Please note that "the handbook should supplement The Chicago Manual of Style (CMS), except in cases when the field very consciously and authoritatively adopts a different standard." (Kutsko, John F., et al. The SBL Handbook of Style. vol. Second edition, SBL Press, 2014., p.1)

For other styles, including Chicago, please refer to our Help & How-to, Citing page

Biblical fonts 

The Society of Biblical Literature has developed fonts for digital and print use, inlcuding 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.


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