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Welcome to the New IBR Website!

In Updates by Peter Gurry

Today, we are pleased to present the completely redesigned IBR website. The product of over twelve months of work, it’s been designed to be friendlier to first time visitors and easier to use for longtime members. We also hope that it captures something of the vibrant community our members know and love. The whole website is built on a new …

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Bibliography of Black Old Testament Scholars

In IBR Ethnic Minorities by admin

Black scholars have been underrepresented in Old Testament scholarship, particularly in North America, where their admittance to the guild has been relatively recent. To help fill the gap, Charlie Trimm and Brittany Kim have put together a 160-page bibliography to highlight the work of Black Old Testament scholars and encourage others to use these publications in research and teaching. IBR …

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2020 Annual Meeting Moving Online

In Annual Meeting, Research Groups, Updates by admin

On July 13, the Society of Biblical Literature announced the decision to move the annual conference into various online formats. As an Affiliate Member of SBL, IBR will be working with SBL in the days to come to plan for presentation of many of its sessions in online formats. Please watch this page for updates as we move forward. At …

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A Note from the IBR Board

In Updates by admin

The Institute for Biblical Research exists to promote excellent biblical exegesis that honors God and strengthens the church. The IBR board strongly condemns racism and the abuse of power wherever it occurs. We mourn with our members who face racism, and we stand with the vulnerable whose voices are often minimized or silenced. We do so because we believe the …

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Women Scholars’ Writing Retreat Recipients

In IBR Women, Updates by admin

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19, the IBR Women Summer Writing Retreat has been postponed to June 2021. The Institute for Biblical Research would like to congratulate the following women scholars who will be joining Lynn Cohick (Denver Seminary) and Beth Stovell (Ambrose University, Canada) for the IBR Women Summer Writing Retreat at The Hideaway in Colorado Springs, CO: Amanda Beckhuysen, Calvin Seminary Aubrey …