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New Digital Tools for a New Critical Edition of the Hebrew Bible

  • Sarah Yardney EMAIL logo , Sandra R. Schloen and Miller Prosser
From the journal Open Theology


This article describes the digital edition of the Hebrew Bible: A Critical Edition (HBCE), which is being produced as part of a project called Critical Editions for Digital Analysis and Research (CEDAR) at the University of Chicago. We first discuss the goals of the HBCE and its requirements for a digital edition. We then turn to the CEDAR project and the advances it offers, both theoretical and technological. Finally, we present an illustration of how a reader might use the digital HBCE to interact with the biblical text in innovative ways.


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Received: 2019-01-14
Accepted: 2019-04-11
Published Online: 2019-07-23

© 2019 Sarah Yardney et al., published by De Gruyter

This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Public License.

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