Catholic Biblical Quarterly (CBQ)

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The Catholic Biblical Quarterly is a peer-reviewed theological journal published by The Catholic Biblical Association of America (CBA). Established in 1939, the journal is the official organ of the CBA. It offers scholarly articles and notes focusing primarily on Scripture and related fields, an extensive book review section, and a list of literature received, as well as news of the association’s annual meeting and other pertinent notices. The Catholic Biblical Quarterly is widely read by Catholic biblical scholars.

Publication Details:

Catholic Biblical Quarterly

  • ISSN 0008-7912
  • Published January, April, July, and October.


Subscriptions, Claims, and Back Issues:

For Institutions or Individuals

  • Beginning in 2019, CBQ subscriptions now are managed by Catholic University of American Press (via Johns Hopkins University Fulfillment Services).
  • Subscribers  have the option to buy the print edition of CBQ, the on-line version, or both.  
  • Claims should be directed to CUA Press Journals Coordinator, Madelyn Reichert (reichert @

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  • Membership in CBA (dues paid and Life Members) includes a subscription to CBQ and when logged into the CBA website have access to the full CBQ collection online. For more information on becoming a CBA member, see Join the CBA.
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  • Click on the "SUSTAINING MEMBER" button below for more information on the membership benefits and
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CBQ Issues Online

All back issues of CBQ from the years 1939–  (Vols. 1-present) are available on-line without additional charge to CBA members only.

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