The editors of The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR) are looking for contributors to write articles from a world Christianity perspective. Professor Dyron Daughrity of Pepperdine University serves as the world Christianity editor and potential authors should contact him.
The project’s website describes the EBR as ‘a multi-faceted reference work which covers biblical and religious topics as well as their reception in an array of religious, cultural and academic disciplines and fields.’ Editors have assembled an interdisciplinary team of more than 3500 authors representing over 50 countries, ensuring a broad outlook for the encyclopaedia, which is projected to consist of 30 volumes. In addition to theology and religious studies, disciplines represented include classics, literary studies, archaeology, music, visual arts, and film.
Authors will be given three to nine months to complete their articles ranging in length from 500 to 1000 words and should relate to the Bible and demonstrate an understanding of non-Western forms of Christianity.
The current list of topics for which contributors are being sought includes
- Mary, Nativity of
- Middle Asia
- Mother, Mothers, Motherhood
- Names, Naming (Places)
- Native Americans (Central America)
- Native Americans (South America)
- Nativity of Jesus
- Noah’s Ark
This is an excellent opportunity for scholars at every level, especially postgraduate students and early-career scholars.