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Program Affiliates

SBL meets with many different organizations and institutions. By affiliating with the SBL Annual, International, or Global Virtual Meetings these groups agree to participate in an open academic discussion guided by a common standard of scholarly discourse that engages their subject through critical inquiry and investigation. For more information, see the program affiliates page.

Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars
Biblical Archaeology Society
Ethnic Chinese Biblical Colloquium
Institute for Biblical Research
International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies
International Qur’anic Studies Association (IQSA)
International Syriac Language Project
Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion
Korean Biblical Colloquium
La Comunidad of Hispanic Scholars of Religion
National Association of Professors of Hebrew
Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE)
Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions
Society for Comparative Research on Iconic and Performative Texts
The Enoch Seminar
The Forum on Missional Hermeneutics
Theta Alpha Kappa
Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion
Westar Institute

 Peer Organizations

American Academy of Religion (AAR)
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) 
American Society of Overseas Research (ASOR)
Association of American University Presses  (AAUP) 
Catholic Biblical Association of America (CBA) 
Coalition on the Academic Workforce (CAW)
Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
International Association for The History of Religions (IAHR)
International Organization for Masoretic Studies (IOMS)
International Organization for Septuagint & Cognate Studies (IOSCS)
International Qur’anic Studies Association (IQSA)
National Association of Professors of Hebrew 
National Humanities Alliance (NHA)
Nida Institute for Biblical Scholarship at the American Bible Society
Pontifical Biblical Institute (PIB) 
Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE)
Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion


Project Partnerships

Codex Sinaiticus Digitalization Initiative 
Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards    
International Organization for Standardization        
Open Scriptural Information Standard Project 
Text Encoding Initiative 
Online Cultural Heritage Research Environment 



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