Svensk Exegetisk Årsbok [the Swedish Exegetical Annual] provides high-class exegetical research to an increasingly international audience. The editorial board places great value in maintainting a high international standard in the annual. The journal is available through Open Access since 2012. Free access to earlier issues is available for members.
Subscription to the journal is made through membership in the Swedish Exegetical Society. The annual will then be sent to you once a year along with an invoice. The shipping is free for members in Sweden.
Submission of articles for publication shall be sent to the editorial secretary David Davage. Book reviews shall be sent to the review editor Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer. Instructions for authors, as well as information concerning publication and licenses are found here.
Instructions for Authors
The editors are happy to receive contributions in the form of articles, review articles, and book reviews. Manuscripts shall be sent to David Davage. Manuscripts shall be submitted electronically, as a Word-file. Use a common font (such as Times New Roman). For antique languages, use Unicode. For information on style, see below.
The deadline for upcoming issues is March 1 each year.
SEÅ accepts manuscripts in Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, English, German and French, but all book reviews must be written in Swedish only. Articles must deal with issues relevant to the field of biblical exegesis. A gender-neutral language is advised. SEÅ will perform no language review apart from the standard proof-reading.
All manuscripts shall be provided with a first page containting the following information: full name of the author, including affiliations and contact information, the main title of the article, an abstract in English (no more than 1500 characters, including spaces), 5–10 keywords, and the total amount of words in the article. The author’s name shall not appear in the article proper. Maximum length is 7.500 words.
Submitted articles will be subject to a double-blind peer-review, and notification regarding publication is normally provided within two to three months. Published articles are licensed with a CC BY-NC-ND license, and the author holds the copyright and retains publishing rights without restrictions. The author is not charged for the publication.
If you want to review a book, send a proposal to Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer, who will judge the relevance of the book of SEÅ and contact the publishers. Once completed, the review shall be sent to the review editor as a Word-file. Reviews should not extend 8000 characters, including spaces and information about author, title, publisher, format, pages, price and ISBN shall be supplied.
The deadline for the reviews is March 1 each year.
Manuscripts shall follow The SBL Handbook of Style, 2nd edition (2014), in matters of style. SEÅ uses the footnote system where complete publication data should be supplied in the first note referring to a given source. Subsequent notes in the same work referring to the same source should use an abbreviated form.
For any additional questions regarding the preparation and submission of manuscripts, contact David Davage.
Editor in Chief
(Stockholm School of Theology)
Örebro School of Theology
Emotions in the Bible
Interpretation as Translation
Homer and the Bible
Jewish and Christian Groups in the Graeco-Roman World
Ethnicity in the Bible
Sacrifice in the Bible
Reception History in the Early Church
The Faces of Apocalypticism
The Pentateuch in Recent Research
Roads to Jesus: Memory and Oral Tradition
The Dead Sea Scrolls 60 Years
Psychology and Exegetics
Semitical Studies in Uppsala 400 Years
Nomen et Nomina: A Festschrift to Stig Norin
Biblical Interpretation and Antisemitism