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Produced by the American Theological Library Association, ATLA Religion Database® (ATLA RDB®) with ATLASerials® (ATLAS®) combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA’s online collection of major religion and theology journals. ATLASerials provides full text for more than 380,000 electronic articles and book reviews.
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Biblical References on ATLA
The ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials offers the ability to search for articles specific to books of the Bible, chapters and even verses. To do this, click on the blue Scriptures tab at the top of the page. Select the book of the Bible in which you want to search and then expand to see the chapters. Expand the chapters to select by verse. Click on a book, chapter or verse to see results.
Helpful Tip #1:
It is best to enter general term first, then place limiters, if needed, to narrow the results.
Search for “thorn in the flesh” and “sarx” (Greek term)
You may get about 26 hits. One of them may be:
Paul’s thorn in the flesh: a messenger of Satan?
Author(s): Abernathy, David
Source: Neotestamentica 35 no 1-2 2001, p 69-79.
Publication Year: 2001
Subjects: Bible. Corinthians II 10-13; Greek language–Terms–Skolops; Greek language–Terms–Sárx; Demonology, Biblical; Metaphor; Peer reviewed
Scripture Citation: Corinthians, 2nd 12:7
General Note: Bibliography: p 78-79.
Publication Type: Article
Issued by ATLA: 20140825
Accession Number: ATLA0001392152