Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2005 Review of Isaiah (Holman Old Testament Commentary), by Trent C. ButlerJournal of Religious and Theological Information.  7:77-77. 2005
2002 Encyclopedia of world scriptures.Library journal.  127:138-138. 2002
2001 The Oxford illustrated history of the Bible.Library journal.  126:68-68. 2001
2001 The Oxford bible commentary.Library journal.  126:79-79. 2001
2001 Review of Dictionary of New Testament Background, ed. by Craig A. Evans and Stanley E. PorterLibrary journal.  126:72-72. 2001
2001 The new encyclopedia of Christian quotations.Library journal.  126:158-+. 2001
2001 Eerdmans dictionary of the bible.Library journal.  126:86-86. 2001
2000 The Messiah before Jesus: The suffering servant of the Dead Sea Scrolls.Library journal.  125:75-75. 2000
2000 Communities of the last days: The Dead Sea scrolls & the new testament.Library journal.  125:112-112. 2000
2000 The encyclopedia of the dead sea scrolls.Library journal.  125:76-76. 2000
2000 Illustrated dictionary of religions.Library journal.  125:90-90. 2000
1999 The early history of heaven.Library journal.  124:144-144. 1999
1999 The David story: A translation with commentary of 1 and 2 Samuel.Library journal.  124:99-99. 1999
1999 An American bible: A history of the good book in the United States, 1777-1880.Library journal.  124:198-198. 1999
1999 The bible for blockheads: A user-friendly look at the good book.Library journal.  124:198-198. 1999
1999 The Dead Sea Scrolls and the origins of the bible.Library journal.  124:84-84. 1999
1999 Dictionary of deities and demons in the Bible.Library journal.  124:76-76. 1999
1999 The Bible - God's word for the biblically-inept.Library journal.  124:158-158. 1999
1999 Biblical figures outside the Bible.Library journal.  124:93-93. 1999
1998 The Doubleday Christian quotation collectionLibrary journal.  123:170-170. 1998
1998 The birth of Christianity: Discovering what happened in the years immediately after the execution of Jesus.Library journal.  123:95-95. 1998
1998 The mystery and meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls.Library journal.  123:92-92. 1998
1998 The God of Jesus: The historical Jesus and the search for meaningLibrary journal.  123:84-85. 1998
1998 The MacArthur study Bible: New King James version.Library journal.  123:82-82. 1998
1998 An introduction to the New Testament.Library journal.  123:146-146. 1998
1997 Just James: The brother of Jesus in history and tradition - Painter,JLibrary journal.  122:61-61. 1997
1997 The complete Jesus - Mayotte,RALibrary journal.  122:88-88. 1997
1997 The complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English - Lane,ALibrary journal.  122:93-93. 1997
1997 Dead sea scrolls: The untold story - Hanson,KLibrary journal.  122:104-104. 1997
1997 The dead sea scrolls: Understanding their spiritual message - Fisdel,SALibrary journal.  122:109-109. 1997
1997 The reforming power of the Scriptures: A biography of the English Bible - Trammell,MM, Dawley,WGLibrary journal.  122:67-67. 1997
1997 A dictionary of the Bible - Browning,WRFLibrary journal.  122:127-127. 1997
1997 The HarperCollins Bible dictionary - Browning,WRFLibrary journal.  122:127-127. 1997
1997 James, the brother of Jesus: The key to unlocking the secrets of early Christianity and the dead sea scrolls - Eisenman,RLibrary journal.  122:105-105. 1997
1996 The dead sea scrolls: A new translation - Wise,MLibrary journal.  121:101-101. 1996
1996 Omens of millennium: The gnosis of angels, dreams, and resurrection - Bloom,HLibrary journal.  121:83-83. 1996
1996 The complete book of Bible quotations from the New Testament - Levine,ML, Rachlis,ELibrary journal.  121:56-56. 1996
1996 The complete book of Bible quotations from the Old Testament - Levine,ML, Rachlis,ELibrary journal.  121:56-56. 1996
1996 The Dead Sea Scrolls: Rule of the community - Charlesworth,JH, Rietz,HLibrary journal.  121:98-98. 1996
1996 The HarperCollins dictionary of religion - Smith,JZLibrary journal.  121:74-74. 1996
1996 The Encyclopedia of American Religious History - Queen,ELLibrary journal.  121:90-90. 1996
1995 THE TRIAL OF JESUS - WATSON,ALibrary journal.  120:81-81. 1995
1995 COMPANION ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THEOLOGY - HOULDEN,L, BYRNE,PLibrary journal.  120:60-60. 1995
1995 CRIMES OF PERCEPTION - AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HERESIES AND HERETICS - GEORGE,LLibrary journal.  120:64-64. 1995
1995 THE SCEPTER AND THE STAR - THE MESSIAHS OF THE DEAD-SEA-SCROLLS AND OTHER ANCIENT LITERATURE - COLLINS,JJLibrary journal.  120:101-101. 1995
1995 THE LAST WORD ON BIBLESLibrary journal.  120:59-62. 1995
1995 WHO WROTE THE DEAD-SEA-SCROLLS - THE SEARCH FOR THE SECRET OF QUMRAN - GOLB,NLibrary journal.  120:80-80. 1995
1994 THE ESSENTIAL JESUS - ORIGINAL SAYINGS AND THE EARLIEST IMAGES - CROSSAN,JDLibrary journal.  119:98-98. 1994
1994 LAROUSSE DICTIONARY OF BELIEFS AND RELIGION - WHALING,FLibrary journal.  119:66-&. 1994
1994 RECLAIMING THE DEAD-SEA-SCROLLS - SCHIFFMAN,LHLibrary journal.  119:84-85. 1994
1994 Review of The Hidden Scrolls: Christianity, Judaism, and the War for the Dead Sea Scrolls, by Neil Asher SilbermanLibrary journal.  119:84-85. 1994
1994 THE BIBLICAL WEB - APROBERTS,RLibrary journal.  119:98-98. 1994
1994 NEW BIBLE COMMENTARY - 21ST-CENTURY EDITION - WENHAM,GJLibrary journal.  119:77-77. 1994
1994 THE DEAD-SEA-SCROLLS TODAY - VANDERKAM,JCLibrary journal.  119:83-83. 1994
1994 THE IVP BIBLE BACKGROUND COMMENTARY - NEW-TESTAMENT - KEENER,CSLibrary journal.  119:76-76. 1994
1994 SCRIPTURES OF THE WORLD, 14TH EDITION - LUPAS,LLibrary journal.  119:82-82. 1994
1993 DICTIONARY OF PAUL AND HIS LETTERS - HAWTHORNE,GLibrary journal.  118:110-&. 1993
1993 THE BIBLE - DESIGNED TO BE READ AS LIVING LITERATURE - BATES,ESLibrary journal.  118:94-94. 1993
1993 THE OXFORD COMPANION TO THE BIBLE - METZGER,BM, COOGAN,MLibrary journal.  118:69-69. 1993
1993 Review of Tyndale's Old Testament, ed. and intro. by David DaniellLibrary journal.  118:96-96. 1993
1993 Review of The Dead Sea Scrolls Uncovered, by Robert H. Eisenman and Michael WiseLibrary journal.  118:86-86. 1993
1993 Review of Interpreting Hebrew Poetry (Guides to Biblical Scholarship), by David L Petersen and Kent Harold Richards 1993
1993 Review of The Anchor Bible Dictionary, ed. by David N. FreedmanLibrary journal.  118:92-92. 1993
1992 Review of Understanding the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Reader from the Biblical Archaeology Review, ed. by Hershel ShanksLibrary journal.  117:80-80. 1992
1992 Review of Encyclopedia of the Early Church, 2 vols., ed. by Angelo Di Berardino, trans. by Adrian WalfordLibrary journal.  117:110-110. 1992
1992 Review of The Women's Bible Commentary, ed. by Carol A. Newsom and Sharon H. RingeLibrary journal.  117:86-86. 1992
1992 Review of Encyclopedia of Mormonism: The History, Scripture, Doctrine, and Procedure of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, ed. by Daniel H. LudlowLibrary journal.  117:156-158. 1992
1992 Review of Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls, ed. by James H. CharlesworthLibrary journal.  117:146-146. 1992
1991 Review of The Complete Biblical Library: The New Testament, ed. by Ralph W. Harris et al.Library journal.  116:88-88. 1991
1991 Review of The Liturgy of the Hours:The American Office Book, ed. by L. Noel Stipkovich and Peter StatlerLibrary journal.  116:106-106. 1991
1991 Review of Joshua's Altar: The Dig at Mount Ebal, by Milt MachlinLibrary journal.  116:136-136. 1991
1991 Review of Exploring Biblical Theology, by Hobart E. FreemanLibrary journal.  116:108-108. 1991
1990 Review of The Revell Bible Dictionary, ed. by Lawrence RichardsLibrary journal.  115:122-122. 1990
1990 Review of Style: Toward Clarity and Grace, by Joseph M. WilliamsLibrary journal.  115:77-77. 1990
1990 Review of Words with Power: Being a Second Study of The Bible and Literature, by Northrop FryeLibrary journal.  115:72-72. 1990
1990 Review of Exegetical Dictionary of the New Testament, Volume 1, ed. by Horst Balz and Gerhard SchneiderLibrary journal.  115:212-212. 1990
1990 Review of The Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity, ed. by John McMannersLibrary journal.  115:225-225. 1990
1990 Review of Incarnation: Contemporary Writers on the New Testament, ed. by Alfred CornLibrary journal.  115:80-80. 1990
1990 Review of Messianic Revelation in the Old Testament, by Gerard van GroningenLibrary journal.  115:118-118. 1990
1990 Review of The Revised English Bible with the ApocryphaLibrary journal.  115:189-189. 1990
1990 Review of Tyndale's New Testament, ed. and intro. by David DaniellLibrary journal.  115:190-190. 1990
1990 Review of The NIV Topical Study Bible: New International Version, ed. by Dirk R. BuursmaLibrary journal.  115:80-82. 1990
1989 Review of God's New Covenant: The New Testament, trans. by Heinz W. CassirerLibrary journal.  114:136-136. 1989
1989 Review of Who Was Jesus? A Critique of the New Testament Record, by G.A. WellsLibrary journal.  114:64-64. 1989
1989 Review of Testament: The Bible and History, by John RomerLibrary journal.  114:93-93. 1989
1989 Review of New Dictionary of Theology 1989
1989 Review of The Hebrew Bible in Literary Criticism 1989
1989 Review of The New Testament in Literary Criticism 1989
1988 Review of The Nag Hammadi Library in English, ed. by James M. RobinsonLibrary journal.  113:78-78. 1988
1988 Review of The Jesus of Heresy and History: The Discovery and Meaning of the Nag Hammadi Gnostic Library by John DartLibrary journal.  113:78-78. 1988
1988 Review of The Melody of Theology: A Philosophical Dictionary, by Jaroslav PelikanLibrary journal.  113:92-92. 1988
1988 Review of The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Religious Creeds, ed. by J. Gordon MeltonLibrary journal.  113:77-77. 1988
1988 Review of Poetry with a Purpose: Biblical Poetics and Interpretation, by Harold FischLibrary journal.  113:172-172. 1988
1988 Review of International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Vol. 3: K-P 1988
1987 Review of Atlas of the Christian Church, ed. by Henry Chadwick and G.R. EvansLibrary journal.  112:101-101. 1987
1987 Review of Congregation: Contemporary Writers Read the Jewish Bible, ed. by David RosenbergLibrary journal.  112:85-85. 1987
1987 Review of The Literary Guide to the Bible, trans. and intro. by Robert Alter and Frank KermodeLibrary journal.  112:98-98. 1987
1987 Review of The Messianic Legacy, by Miachel Baigent, Richard Leigh, and Henry LincolnLibrary journal.  112:132-132. 1987
1987 Review of A Rabbinic Commentary on the New Testament: The Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, by Samuel Tobias LachsLibrary journal.  112:84-84. 1987
1987 Review of Managing Information Systems & Technologies: A Basic Guide for Design, Selection, Evaluation, and Use (Applications in Information Management and Technology Series, no. 4) 1987
1987 Review of Who Wrote the Bible? by Richard Elliot FriedmanLibrary journal.  112:77-77. 1987
1987 Review of The Gnostic Scriptures, intro. by Bentley LaytonLibrary journal.  112:89-89. 1987

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2014 Religion.  105-121. 2014

Education And Training

  • Master of Science in Library Science, Florida State University 1982
  • Master of Arts in Christian Studies, Harding University 1980
  • Bachelor of Arts in Bible / Biblical Studies, Harding University 1978
  • Bachelor's Degree in Bible / Biblical Studies, 1977
  • Associate Degree in Bible / Biblical Studies, Florida College 1975
  • Full Name

  • Craig Beard