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{biblatex-sbl} is a package providing biblatex support for citations in the format specified by the second edition of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) Handbook of Style.

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Reprint classic text editions in bibliography

I have asked the question also here: https://golatex.de/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=25564 I have the following problem: In some places I quote ancient texts whose edition is a reprint ("Ndr."). ...
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American date format

I'm trying to get the American date format: "month day, year". Eg. "February 11, 2022". Based on the discussion here Localized date with biblatex and polyglossia I was using \...
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List of Abbreviations like bibliography in biblatex-sbl

SBLHS2 makes the list of abbreviations different than the bibliography for entries depending on whether the abbreviation is for the author or the title. This means that the abbreviation list looks ...
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Make incollection of `biblatex-sbl` behave more like CMS and Turabian, part 2

This is a continuation of this question. As @david-purton pointed out in his answer, I left out in my question the fact that after the book title is a comma followed by the editor, not a period. I ...
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No Abbreviations in Bibliography with biblatex-sbl

I am using biblatex-sbl and everything it does with shorthands is perfect, except the bibliography. My style guide states that no abbreviations should be used in the bibliography. This goes for things ...
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Biblatex-sbl with first citation of something other than page number (footnote) for type article

In some fields, it is preferable when citing a footnote in another work, to cite the page number with the footnote number. In biblatex-sbl, if this is the first citation of an article, then it sees ...
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biblatex-sbl and Studia Patristica

According to the SBL Blog, Studia Patristica has a special citation style. I have not seen this in the examples for biblatex-sbl. What is the correct entrytype for Studia Patristica? Should it be ...
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How to cite a range of volumes in mvbook in biblatex-sbl

The only relevant question I could find is over 10 years old: here I am using the classictext of biblatex-sbl to cite a well-known author, where the work is referenced by sections in the footnotes and ...
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Proper value of mincrossrefs for biblatex-sbl

It is unclear in SBLH2 6.2.20 and 6.2.21 what should happen when multiple volumes in a multivolume work are cited. mincrossrefs is defaulted to 2 in biblatex-sbl. However, it doesn't appear that the ...
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Make incollection of `biblatex-sbl` behave more like CMS and Turabian

Even though the SBLHS2 blog references CMS here, they do the bibliography entry for citing an individual part of an edited work differently than CMS 17. SBLHS2 puts "Pages .... in" before ...
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Modification biblatex-sbl

I came across an older post (link: Colon (:) instead of period (.) after author with biblatex sbl) and I had a question to that: I really like this style and the proposed questions, but I want to put ...
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Bad hyperref highlighting for biblatex citations

I am using the hyperref package to highlight URLs, abbreviations, and shorthand in citations for convenience in a document, and I am using biblatex-sbl to get citations in SBL format. The hyperref ...