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


  • Ph.D., Brandeis University 1975

Meyers, C. L., Leo G. Perdue, J. Blenkinsopp, and J. J. Collins. Families in Ancient Israel. Westminster: John Knox Press, 1997.

Meyers, E. Excavations at the Ancient Synagogue of Gush Ḥalav. Vol. 5. Eisenbrauns, for the American Schools of Oriental Research, 1990.


Meyers, C. L. “Flour for Bread: Did New Technology of the Roman Period Cause a Crisis for Jewish Women?.” In Judaism and Crisis: Crisis as a Catalyst in Jewish Cultural History, edited by Armin Lang, KF Diethard Römheld, and Matthias Weigold, 237–58. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht GmbH & Co KG, 2011.

Meyers, C. L. “Father’s House and Mother’s House I. HB/OT.” In Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, edited by Bernard McGinnis et al. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2011.

Meyers, C. L. “Family I. HB/OT.” In Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, edited by Bernard McGinnis et al. Berline: Walter de Gruyter, 2011.

Meyers, C. L. “Archaeology–A WIndow to the Lives of Israelite Women.” In Torah, edited by Irmtraud Fischer, Mercedes Navarro Puerto, and Mercedes Navarro AndreaTaschl-Erber, 1:61–108. Atlanta:Society of Biblical Literature and Leiden: Brill, 2011.

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. “The Biblical Tabernacle: From Sinai to Jerusalem.” In Cambridge History f Religious Architecture of the World: Jewish Architecture, edited by Steven Fine. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Meyers, C. L., and E. M. Meyers. “Images and Identity: Menorah Representations at Sepphoris.” In Rachel Hachlili Festschrift, edited by Anne Killebrew and Arthur Segal, 2010.

Meyers, C. L. “Joshua.” In The Oxford Jewish Study Bible, edited by Adele Berlin and Marc Brettler. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Meyers, C. L. “Arqueologia: Una ventano abierta a la vida de las mujeres israelitas.” In La Torah, edited by Mercedes Navarri, Irmtraud Fischer, and Andrea Taschl-Erber, I:75–126. Estella (Navarra), Spain: Editorial Verho Divino, 2010.


Bodel, John, Saul M. Olyan, and Saul M. Meyers CL. “Household and Family Religion in Antiquity.” Catholic Biblical Quarterly 71 (2009).

Meyers, C. L. “In the Household and Beyond: The Social World of Israelite Women.” Nordic Journal of Theology 63 (2009): 19–41.

Meyers, C. L. “Archologie als Fenster zum Leben von Frauen in Alt-Israel.” Edited by Irmtraud Fischer, Mercedes Navarro Puerto, and Andrea Taschl-Erber, 2009, 63–109.

Meyers, C. L. “The Persian Period at Sepphoris.” Edited by Amnon Ben-Tor, Israel Eph al, Seymour Gitin, and Ronny Reich Eretz Israel 29 (2009): 136*-143*.

Meyers, C. L. “Getzel M. Cohen and Martha Sharp Joukowsky, eds., Ground: Pioneering Women Archaeologists.” Near East Archaeology 70 (2007): 62–64.

King, Philip J., and Lawrence E. Stager. “Life in Biblical Israel.” Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 331 (2003): 84–86.

Braun, Joachim, and Joachim Meyers CL. “Music in Ancient Palestine: Archaeological, Written, and Comparative Sources.” Notes: The Quarterly of the Music Library Association 59 (2003): 877–79.

Clark, David J., Howard A. Hatton, and Howard A. Meyers CL. “A Handbook on Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi.” Catholic Biblical Quarterly, 2003.

Willis, Timothy W., and Timothy W. Meyers CL. “The Elders of the City: A Study of Elders-Laws in Deuteronomy.” Journal of Semitic Studies XLVIII (2003): 147–49.



Jezebel. Narrator. (2001)


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