HIPHIL Novum is a peer-reviewed academic e-journal on Biblical History, Interpretation, Pedagogy, Hermeneutics, Interactive technology, and Linguistics focusing on the text and contexts of the Hebrew Bible for advanced academic scholarship.

HIPHIL Novum supports the aims of SBL program unit GERT - Global Education and Research Techonoogy. The journal publishes issues that promote resources for open education for all continents, races, genders, and communities, serving next generation of biblical research and sustainable technology.

The journal continues HIPHIL which published 2003-2010.

Publisher: The joural is hosted by Fjellhaug Internation University College Denmark, and is managed by a professor on staff, but HIPHIL Novum is scientifically and organizationally completely independent of the college. Its policies are defined by the program unit GERT.

Sponsoring organisations: Global Education and Research Technology (GERT), a program unit at Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting since October 2013.


Peer-review is defined according to the Nordic performance based bibliometric evaluation (see here): at least one other competent researcher most have approved the quality of this research before publication. The evaluator must be independent and external, but need not bee anonymous.

From 2003-2010 HIPHIL was published as a Hebrew Bible e-journal edited by Jens Bruun Kofoed and co-edited by Nicolai Winther-Nielsen as part of SEE-J. It is resumed as HIPHIL Novum in 2014 by editor Nicolai Winther-Nielsen and an editorial team. Novum implies that the new journal inclues the New Testament as well as a new global world. Earlier volumes of HIPHIL are arvailable in the archive.