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  • ISSN: 0017-8160 (Print), 1475-4517 (Online)
  • Editors: Jon D. Levenson Harvard Divinity School, USA and Kevin J. Madigan Harvard Divinity School, USA
  • Editorial board
Harvard Theological Review has been a central forum for scholars of religion since its founding in 1908. It continues to publish compelling original research that contributes to the development of scholarly understanding and interpretation in the history and philosophy of religious thought in all traditions and periods - including the areas of Judaic studies, Hebrew Bible, New Testament, Christianity, archaeology, comparative religious studies, theology and ethics.

Religious studies blog

  • Theological Interpretation of Scripture and Biblical Criticism: Brevard Childs and Julius Wellhausen
  • 20 May 2019, Collin Cornell
  • Get free access to Collin Cornell's article “A Sharp Break: Childs, Wellhausen, and Theo-referentiality”, in Harvard Theological Review until 20th June 2019 Brevard Childs and Julius Wellhausen are two of my intellectual heroes. But they do not get along—so to speak. On the one hand, I have taken encouragement from Childs. A biblical theologian of the twentieth century, Childs is best known for his “canonical approach” to reading scripture. This interpretive program is at once critical and confessional...
  • The Place of the Holy Man
  • 20 March 2019, admin
  • The early centuries in the history of Christian asceticism, and of monasticism that it gave rise to, invite a short and accessible overview.