Carol L. Meyers

Carol L. Meyers

Mary Grace Wilson Professor of Religion in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

External Address: 
227 Gray Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90964, Durham, NC 27708-0964
(919) 660-3514

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Brandeis University 1975

Various, . Women in Scripture: A Dictionary of Named and Unnamed Women in the Hebrew Bible, the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books, and the New Testament. Ed. CL Meyers, T Craven, and RS Kraemer. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2000. (Edited Book)

Meyers, CL, Perdue, LG, Blenkinsopp, J, and Collins, JJ. Families in Ancient Israel. Westminster: John Knox Press, January 1, 1997. (Monograph)

Sepphoris in Galilee: Cross-Currents of Culture. Ed. CL Meyers, RM Nagy, EM Meyers, and Z Weiss. Raleigh: North Carolina Museum of Art, 1996. (Exhibition Catalog)

Community, Identity, and Ideology: Social Science Approaches to the Hebrew Bible. Ed. CL Meyers and CW Carter. Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 1996.

Ethics and Politics in the Hebrew Bible (Semeia 66). Ed. CL Meyers and DA Knight. Atlanta, Georgia: Scholars Press for Society of Biblical Literature, 1995.

Meyers, E. Excavations at the Ancient Synagogue of Gush Ḥalav. Eisenbrauns, for the American Schools of Oriental Research, 1990.


Meyers, CL. "Archaeology–A WIndow to the Lives of Israelite Women." Torah. Ed. I Fischer, MN Puerto, and AndreaTaschl-Erber. Atlanta:Society of Biblical Literature and Leiden: Brill, 2011. 61-108.

Meyers, EM. "The Book of Haggai." The New American Bible. Fireside Cathollic Publishing, 2011. 115OT-117OT.

Meyers, CL, and Meyers, EM. "The Book of Zechariah." The New American Bible. Fireside Cathollic Publishing, 2011. 118OT-1129OT.

Meyers, CL, and Meyers, EM. "The Material Culture of Late Hellenistic-Early Roman Palestinian Judaism: What It Can Tell Us about Earliest Christianity and the New Testament." Neues Testament und Hellenisticsche-Jüdische Alltagskultur–Wechselseitige Wahrnehmungen. Ed. R Deines, J Herzer, and UK-W Niebuhr. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011. 3-23.

Meyers, CL. "Feast Days and Foodways: Religious Dimensions of Household Life." Household Religion—Towards a Synthesis of Old Testament Studies, Archaeology, Epigraphy, and Cultural Studies. Ed. R Albertz, BA Nakhai, S Olyan, and R Schmidt. 2010.

Meyers, CL. "The Biblical Tabernacle: From Sinai to Jerusalem." Cambridge History f Religious Architecture of the World: Jewish Architecture. Ed. S Fine. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Meyers, CL, and Meyers, EM. "Images and Identity: Menorah Representations at Sepphoris." Rachel Hachlili festschrift. Ed. A Killebrew and A Segal. 2010.

Meyers, CL. "Joshua." The Oxford Jewish Study Bible. Ed. A Berlin and M Brettler. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Meyers, CL. "Arqueologia: Una ventano abierta a la vida de las mujeres israelitas." La Torah. Ed. M Navarri, I Fischer, and A Taschl-Erber. Estella (Navarra), Spain: Editorial Verho Divino, 2010. 75-126.

Meyers, CL. "Exodus." The New Oxford Annotated Bible: New Revised Standard Version With The Apocrypha. Ed. MD Coogan. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. 81-140.


Meyers, CL. "The Persian Period at Sepphoris." Ed. A Ben-Tor, IE al, S Gitin, and R Reich. Eretz Israel 29 (2009): 136*-143*.

Niditch, S, and Meyers CL, . "Judges: A Commentary." Interpretation 63 (2009): 196-196.

Bodel, J, Olyan, SM, and Meyers CL, . "Household and Family Religion in Antiquity." Catholic Biblical Quarterly 71 (2009).

Meyers, CL. "In the Household and Beyond: The Social World of Israelite Women." Nordic Journal of Theology 63 (2009): 19-41.

King, PJ, and Stager, LE. "Life in Biblical Israel." Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 331 (2003): 84-86. (Academic Article)

Braun, J, and Meyers CL, . "Music in Ancient Palestine: Archaeological, Written, and Comparative Sources." Notes: The Quarterly of the Music Library Association 59 (2003): 877-879.

Clark, DJ, Hatton, HA, and Meyers CL, . "A Handbook on Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi." Catholic Biblical Quarterly (2003).

Willis, TW, and Meyers CL, . "The Elders of the City: A Study of Elders-Laws in Deuteronomy." Journal of Semitic Studies XLVIII (2003): 147-149.



Jezebel. Narrator. (2001)


Greystone Productions, for BIOGRAPHY series (for Arts & Entertainment Network)