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New Testament - RELS 120 - Martin

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Citing Bible Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

An Entry in a Bible Dictionary or Encyclopedia & New Interpreter’s Bible (SBL Handbook of Style – Section 6.3.6):

Your footnote and bibliographic citation should begin with the author of the dictionary entry instead of the editor of the dictionary. The author’s name can usually be found at the end of a dictionary entry. Then, place in quotation marks the name of the specific dictionary entry.

  • Footnote: Author’s First and Last Name, “Title of Dictionary Entry,” Italicized Title of Dictionary Volume Number:Page Number.
  • Subsequent Footnote: Author’s Last Name, “Title of Dictionary Entry,” Volume Number: Page.
  • Bibliography: Author’s Last Name, Author’s First Name. “Title of Dictionary Entry.” Italicized Title of Dictionary Volume Number: Pages #-#.

  • Example:
    • Footnote: William P. Brown, “Psalms, Book of,” The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible 4:672.
    • Subsequent Footnote: Brown, “Psalms, Book of,” 4:672.
    • Bibliography: Brown, William P. "Psalms, Book of." The New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible 4:661-680.