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Catholic Biblical Quarterly (CBQ)

CBQ-62Publication Details:

  • ISSN 0008-7912
  • Published January, April, July, and October.
  • Annual and decennial indexes.

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  • To order for 2018, click on "Periodical Order Form"; print it, fill it out, and mail it to the CBA Offices.

 Beginning with 2019 volume (81), CUA Press will be managing CBQ subscriptions.

CBQ Recent Issues - Table of Contents

Catholic Biblical Quarterly - Recent Issues

Vol. 80, No. 2 (April 2018)

Pages . . Author/Editor . . Article Title
191-214   Anne Marie Kitz   To Be or Not to Be, That Is the Question: Yhwh and Ea
215-230   Mark S. Smith   Before Human Sin and Evil: Desire and Fear in the Garden of God
231-246   Isabel Cranz   Advice for a Successful Doctor's Visit: King Asa Meets Ben Sira
247-272   Nathan C. Johnson   The Passion according to David: Matthew's Arrest Narrative, the Absalom Revolt, and Militant Messianism
273-292   Elizabeth E. Shively   Recognizing Penguins: Audience Expectation, Cognitive Genre Theory, and the Ending of Mark's Gospel
293-305   W. Daniel Jackson   The Logic of Divine Presence in Romans 3:23
306-352   David Bosworth and
Mary Ann Beavis
  Book Reviews
353-363   .   Collected Essays
364-367   .   Books Received

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CBQ Issues Online-3

All back issues of CBQ from the years 1939–2016 (Vols. 1-78) are available on-line without additional charge to CBA members and other CBQ subscribers.

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Please note the forthcoming changes:

  • A new CBA website will be launched this summer. Until it is launched, the portal to access CBQ online is inaccessible.
    We regret any inconvenience this may cause.
  • Beginning this autumn, CBA will no longer be managing subscription services, only memberships (which include a subscription to CBQ).
    • The Catholic Biblical Quarterly (CBQ) and Old Testament Abstracts (OTA) are being handled by CUA Press, beginning with the 2019 volumes.
    • Boston College's School of Theology and Ministry, the publisher of New Testament Abstracts (NTA) is making arrangements for subscription services for NTA.  Once the details have been finalized, NTA subscribers will be notified.
    • CBQ online will only be available to CBA members or through ATLASerials® or JSTOR.

 Thank you for your patience and for your support of the CBA in this time of change


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