Citing a Chapter from a Single-Authored Work with Editors


SBL Handbook of Style

An earlier post provided guidelines for citing a chapter in a single-author work. There we specified that a chapter in a single-author work can be treated like a chapter in a multivolume work. In such cases, it is generally unnecessary to repeat the author’s name after the title of the volume:

16. K. Lawson Younger Jr., “The Origins of the Arameans,” in A Political History of the Arameans: From Their Origins to the End of Their Polities, ABS 13 (Atlanta: SBL Press, 2016), 35–107.

Younger, K. Lawson, Jr. “The Origins of the Arameans.” Pages 35–107 in A Political History of the Arameans: From Their Origins to the End of Their Polities. ABS 13. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2016.

However, as one blog reader noted, some single-author works also have named editors, either because an editor compiled another scholar’s previously published essays or because an editor published another scholar’s previously…

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