Sheffield Academic Press

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Sheffield Academic Press
FounderPhilip R. Davies and David J. A. Clines
SuccessorT&T Clark
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Headquarters locationSheffield
Publication typesBooks

Sheffield Academic Press was an academic imprint based at the University of Sheffield known for publications in the fields of Biblical and religious studies. It was launched in the mid-1980s,[1] co-founded by biblical scholars Philip R. Davies and David J. A. Clines. In 2003 it was merged to T&T Clark, an imprint of Continuum International Publishing Group. Editorial staff included David Orton and Stanley Porter.

Sheffield Academic Press had at one time been the imprint of the Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, the Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus, the Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha, the Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology, and the Journal of Pentecostal Theology. It was also the imprint for a series of studies on urban legend, under the title Perspectives on Contemporary Legend.

In 2004, the university announced a new independent printing house, Sheffield Phoenix Press.


  1. ^ British Book News (1987).