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 RichardsAugsburg Fotrress Book Newsletter.  4-5. 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 TheologyRestoration Quarterly.  31:190-191. 1989
1989 Review of The Hebrew Bible in Literary CriticismRestoration Quarterly.  31:44-45. 1989
1989 Review of The New Testament in Literary CriticismRestoration Quarterly.  31:44-45. 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-PRestoration Quarterly.  30:59-60. 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)RQ.  26:536-537. 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