Carol L. Meyers

Carol L. Meyers

Mary Grace Wilson Distinguished 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

Meyers, C. L. “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 Irmtraud Fischer, Mercedes Navarro Puerto, and Mercedes Navarro Andrea-Taschl-Erber, Vol 1.1 of 22 volumes:65–110. Trapani: Il Pozzo di Giacobbe, 2010.

Meyers, C. L. “Frame Drums in the Ancient Levant.” In Transculturation & Organology: Frame Drums in History & Context, edited by Richard Graham. Ohio: Kent State University Press, 2010.

Meyers, C. L. “Feast Days and Foodways: Religious Dimensions of Household Life.” In Household Religion—Towards a Synthesis of Old Testament Studies, Archaeology, Epigraphy, and Cultural Studies, edited by Rainer Albertz, Beth Alpert Nakhai, Saul Olyan, and Rudiger Schmidt, 2010.

Meyers, C. L. “Archäologie als Fenster zum Leben von Frauen in Alt-Israel.” In Bibel—Alten Testament: Tora, edited by Irmtraud Fischer, Mercedes Navarro Puerto, and Andrea Taschl-Erber, 63–109. Kohlhammer, 2009.

Meyers, C. L. “Women in the OT.” In New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible., edited by Katherine Doob Sakenfeld et al, pp.879-882. Abingdon Press, 2009.

Meyers, C. L. “Archaeology.” In Feminist Influence on Biblical Methodology: A Retrospective, Recent Research in Biblical Studies, edited by Rachel Madelene. T&T Clark, 2009.

Meyers, C. L. “Comments on Sherds with Incised or Painted Menorahs.” In The Pottery from Ancient Sepphoris, edited by Carol Meyers and Eric Meyers. Eisenbrauns, 2009.

Meyers, C. L. “Problematizing the Study of Cultic Participants, Pillar Figurines, and Cultic Personnel.” In The Archaeology of Worship in Biblical Israel, edited by Barry Gittlen. Eisenbrauns, 2009.

Meyers, C. L. “Beyond the Bible: Archaeology, Ethnohistory, and the Study of Israelite Women.” In Daughters of Zillah: A Retrospective of the Influence of Feminist Hermeneutics on Methodology of the Hebrew Bible, edited by F Rachel Madalene, Vol. 3. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2009.

Meyers, C. L. “Offset.” In New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, edited by Katherine Doob Sakenfeld et al, 4:321–321. Abingdon Press, 2009.


Carmichael, Calum M., and Calum M. Meyers CL. “The Origins of Biblical Law: The Decalogues and the Book of the Covenant.” Journal of Law and Religion XVII (2002): 397–399.

Arav, Rami, Richard Freund, and Richard Meyers CL. “Bethsaida: A City by the North Shore of the Sea of Galilee.Volume Two, Bethsaida Excavation Project.” Edited by Marvin A. Sweeny, 2002, 84–87.

Meyers, C. L. “Having Their Space and Eating There Too: Bread Production and Female Power in Ancient Israelite Households.” Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women’S Studies 5 (2002): 14–44.

Meyers, C. L., J. P. Dessel, and E. M. Meyers. “Tel ‘En Sippori, 2000.” Israel Exploration Journal 51 (2001): 99–105.

McNutt, Paula M., and Paula M. Meyers CL. “Reconstructing the Society of Ancient Israel.” Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 230 (2000): 95–96.

Meyers, C. L. “Discovering Women in Scripture.” Bible Review 16 (2000): 8–59.

Schwartz, Regina M., and Regina M. Meyers CL. “The Curse of Cain: The Violent Legacy of Monotheism.” Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 18 (1999): 151–54.

Silberman, Neil, and David Small. “The Archaeology of Israel: Constructing the Past, Interrogating the Present.” Journal of Biblical Literature 118 (1999): 530–31.

Meyers, C. L., and J. P. Dessel. “A Second Lead Figurine from Tel Ein Zippori.” Near Eastern Archaeology 62 (1999): 53–54.

MEYERS, C. L. “Jachin and Boaz in Religious and Political Perspective.” Catholic Biblical Quarterly 45, no. 2 (1983): 167–78.