Atlanta – The Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) has received a National Endowment for the Humanities planning grant to develop an interactive website that would improve public understanding of the Bible and its contexts. This website, “The World of the Bible: Exploring People, Places, and Passages” will feed the large public interest in matters biblical and will draw on the work of SBL members.The press release also mentions an advisory board, which includes a couple of familiar names from Duke University.
The Project Director is SBL executive director Kent Richards, who will oversee the planning phase for the website from September 2009 to September 2010 . . .
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
SBL Receives NEH Award for "World of the Bible" website
The SBL site provides news of a successful award application: