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., 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. “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, E. M. “The Book of Haggai.” In The New American Bible, 115OT-117OT. Fireside Cathollic Publishing, 2011.

Meyers, C. L., and E. M. Meyers. “The Book of Zechariah.” In The New American Bible, 118OT-1129OT. Fireside Cathollic Publishing, 2011.

Meyers, C. L., and E. M. Meyers. “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 Roland Deines, Jens Herzer, and und Karl-Wilhelm Niebuhr, WUNTXXX:3–23. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011.

Meyers, C. L. “Exodus.” In The New Oxford Annotated Bible: New Revised Standard Version With The Apocrypha, edited by Michael D. Coogan, 81–140. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Meyers, C. L. “Household Religion.” In Religious Diversity in Ancient Israel, edited by Francesca Stavrakopoulou and John Barton, 118–34. Edinburgh: T&T Clark International (Continuum), 2010.

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

Niditch, Susan, and Susan Meyers CL. “Judges: A Commentary.” Interpretation 63, 2009, 196–196.

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. “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)