Steve Delamarter - Research Bibliography


"Coming to Terms with our Place in the Created Order:" Sermon preached at Eugene Faith Center, June 14, 2009.

Catalogue of the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project Volume 1: Codices 1-105, Magic Scrolls 1-134. By Getatchew Haile, Melaku Terefe, Roger M. Rundell, Daniel Alemu, Steve Delamarter.

Ethiopian Scribal Practice 1: Plates for the Catalogue of the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project. By Steve Delamarter, Melaku Terefe.


Preliminary Report on the Jerry Shover Collection of Ethiopic Manuscripts (4 codices and two magic scrolls), Mar. 2008.

with Getatchew Haile, A Catalogue of the Gerald Weiner Collection, Codices Seventy-Two through One Hundred Ten (for the owner).

Illustrated Lecture, “Who Guides the Hand of the Scribe? Scribal Practices in Ethiopic Manuscripts” at the graduate students’ seminar, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia, Canada, Feb. 20.

Illustrated Lecture, “Between the Rock and the Hard Place: Fighting for Faith in Second Temple Judaism” public lectureship series at Logos Research Systems, Bellingham, WA, Feb. 19.


Illustrated presentation, “More Ethiopian Manuscripts in North America,” Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible section of SBL annual meeting, Nov. 2007, San Diego, CA. PowerPoint.

Illustrated presentation, “Refining Sociological Models for Understanding Scribal Practices in the Biblical Dead Sea Scrolls” Qumran section of the SBL annual meeting, Nov. 2007, San Diego, CA.

Article, “More Ethiopian Manuscripts in North America” for Society of Biblical Literature, Forums, November, 2007.

Six-session class with Dr. Beth Habecker at the Community of ChristChurch (ELCA), Hillsboro, Oregon on “The Language of God: DNA, Science and Faith” January and February, 2007. Promotional PowerPoint.

with Getatchew Haile, A Catalogue of the Marwick Collection of Fifty-four Ethiopian Manuscripts (for the owner).

with Getatchew Haile, A Catalogue of the Mohammad Alwan Collection of Forty-Nine Ethiopian Manuscripts (for the owner).

with Getatchew Haile, A Catalogue of the Gerald Weiner Collection of Seventy-One Ethiopian Manuscripts (for the owner).

Illustrated lecture: “Progress Report: Ethiopian Manuscripts Imaging Project” for the GFES Faculty Research Forum, October 2007.

Advanced research on Ethiopian manuscripts with Getatchew Haile at the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library, St. John’s University, July 8-14 and August 5-15, 2007.

Illustrated Presentation at the International Conference of Ethiopian Studies in Trondheim, Norway, July 2-6, 2007 on “Digitizing and Cataloguing Ethiopian Manuscripts in North America.”

Review of Mary Hess’ book, Engaging Technology in Theological Education for Teaching Theology and Religion, vol. 10 no. 3, pp. 199-200.

Article, with Javier Alanis, Russell Haitch, Mark Vitalis Hoffman, Arun W. Jones and Brent A. Strawn, “Technology, Pedagogy, and Transformation in Theological Education: Five Case Studies” Teaching Theology and Religion, 10.2 (2007), pp. 64-79.

Review of Global Perspectives on eLearning for Teaching Theology and Religion for Teaching Theology and Religion, 10.2 (2007), pp. 124-125.

Article, “The SGD Digital Collection: Previously Unknown and Uncatalogued Ethiopian Manuscripts in North America ,” SBL Forum, February 2007, available at

Presentation: “In a Foreign Land: Ethiopian Manuscripts in Exile.” Illustrated Lecture for the Seminary Faculty Research Forum, January 2007.

Article, “In the Margins of Charlesworth’s Old Testament Pseudepigrapha,” Journal of Religious and Theological Information, volume 7, number 2.(cover date 2005; not actually published until 2007).

with Demeke Berhane, A Catalogue of Previously Uncatalogued Ethiopic Manuscripts in England: Twenty-three Manuscripts in the Bodleian, Cambridge University and John Rylands University Libraries and in a Private Collection, Journal of Semitic Studies Supplement, 21 (Oxford: University Press, 2007).