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


  • 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. Edited by 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. Edited by 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. Edited by CL Meyers and CW Carter. Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 1996.

Ethics and Politics in the Hebrew Bible (Semeia 66). Edited by 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." In Torah,edited by I Fischer, MN Puerto, and AndreaTaschl-Erber,61-108. Atlanta:Society of Biblical Literature and Leiden: Brill, 2011.

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

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

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." In Neues Testament und Hellenisticsche-Jüdische Alltagskultur–Wechselseitige Wahrnehmungen,edited by R Deines, J Herzer, and UK-W Niebuhr,3-23. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011.

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

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

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

Meyers, CL. "Household Religion." In Religious Diversity in Ancient Israel,edited by F Stavrakopoulou and J Barton,118-134. Edinburgh: T&T Clark International (Continuum), 2010.

Meyers, CL. "Archeologia: Una Finestra sulle Vita sulle Vita Donne Israelite." In La Bibbia e Le Donne: Collana di Escesi, Cultura e Storia: La Torah,edited by I Fischer, MN Puerto, and Andrea-Taschl-Erber,65-110. Trapani: Il Pozzo di Giacobbe, 2010.

Meyers, CL. "Frame Drums in the Ancient Levant." In Transculturation & Organology: Frame Drums in History & Context,edited by R Graham. Ohio: Kent State University Press, 2010.


Meyers, CL. "The Persian Period at Sepphoris." Edited by 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.

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.

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.



Jezebel. Narrator. (2001)


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