Ezra-Nehemiah and Luke-Acts

The SBLHS 2 (§ uses en dashes to connect page ranges, verse ranges, and the like (see our post here). Ranges of biblical books should similarly be connected with an en dash: Joshua–Kings Job–Ecclesiastes But: from Joshua to Kings between Job and Ecclesiastes However, hyphens should be used to connect biblical books that are conceptualized … Continue reading Ezra-Nehemiah and Luke-Acts

Hyphens, En Dashes, and Em Dashes

As noted in SBLHS 2 §, authors should distinguish between hyphens (-), en dashes (–), and em dashes (—). The CMS FAQ on the topic explains the differences between the three as follows: a hyphen connects “two things that are intimately connected”; an en dash connects “things that are related to each other by distance”; … Continue reading Hyphens, En Dashes, and Em Dashes