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A. Somov: Representations of the Afterlife in Luke-Acts, LNTS 59 (London 2017).
A. Somov, Afterlife, in: P.J.J. van Geest and B.J. Lietaert Peerbolte (eds.), Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, (Leiden 2018).
A. Somov, The Dove in the Story of Jesus’ Baptism: Early Christian Interpretation of a Jewish Image, in: The Bible Translator 69.2 (2018), 240-251.
A. Somov and V. Voinov, Translating ‘Abraham’s Bosom’ (Luke 16:22-23) as a Key Metaphor in the Overall Composition of the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus, in: Catholic Biblical Quarterly 79.4 (2017), 615-633.
A. Somov, Metaphorical Representations of the Biblical Concepts of Death and Resurrection When Translating in a Buddhist context, in: The Bible Translator, 68.1 (2017), 51-63.
A. Somov, ’He lifted up his eyes’: Translating Luke 16:23 in the Context of Cognitive Interpretation, in: Journal of Biblical Text Research 35 (2014), 291-309.
A. Somov, Ancient Views on the Upright Human Posture and the New Testament Concept of Resurrection, in: Orientalistica 2.3 (2019), 752–768.
A. Somov, “Or Physicians Will Raise Up…” (Ps 87:11; Isa 26:14): a Septuagint Polemic against the Hellenistic Cult of Asclepius?, in: The Quarterly Journal of St. Philaret's Institute 25 (2018), 138-157.
A. Somov et. al., Paul’s Letters: A Commentary (Moscow 2017).
A. Somov, The Dove in the Story about Jesus’ Baptism, in:The Quarterly Journal of St. Philaret's Institute 14 (2015), 67-79.
A. Somov, Cognitive Metaphor Theory as an Interpretation Approach to the Holy Scripture, in: Pages: Theology, Culture, Education 18.3 (2014), 501-508.
A. Somov, Some Aspects of Gospels’ Ideas About the Resurrection From the Dead in the Context of Cognitive Metaphor Theory, in: Text Research 6 (2014), 101-112.
A. Somov, The Conceptions of the Afterlife in Luke: Unity or Diversity, in: New Testament Studies: Problems and Perspectives (Moscow 2014), 130 -143.
A. Somov, The Concept of the Resurrection from the Dead in the Worldview of the Authors of Biblical and Cognate Literature, in: Religious Studies Research 7-8 (2013), 169-194.
A. Somov, Bible Translation into Languages with a Traditional Buddhist Culture, in: Rodnoy Jazyk 1 (2013), 93-116.
A. Somov, The Canon of the Old Testament: History, Problems, and Research Prospects, in: The Quarterly Journal of St. Philaret's Institute 4 (2011), 9-35.
A. Somov, Some Features of the Views on the Afterlife in the Worldview Represented in Jewish Literature of the Second Temple Period and in the New Testament, in: Religious Studies Research 5-6 (2011), 74-90.
A. Somov, The Conceptions of Angels in the Qumran Community, in: Religious Studies 1 (2011), 3-9.
A. Somov, A. Tkachenko, Enoch, the Third Book of, in: Russian Orthodox Encyclopedia 18 (Moscow 2008), 480-484.
A. Somov, A. Tkachenko, Enoch, the Second Book of, in: Russian Orthodox Encyclopedia 18 (Moscow 2008), 475-480.
A. Somov, A. Tkachenko, Enoch, the First Book of, in: Russian Orthodox Encyclopedia 18 (Moscow 2008), 468-475.
A. Somov, The Image of the Peacemaker in Biblical and Postbiblical Literature, in: The Culture of Interpretation (Moscow 2008), 94-124.
March 2022. “The authority of the old for producing the new: Bible translations in Russia in the 21st century,” Retranslating the Bible and the Qur’an: Tensions between Authoritative Translations and Retranslations in Theory and in Practice International Conference, KU Leuven, Belgium (online).
November 2021, “The Hospitality of Abraham in the Palaea and Cognate Literature,” 2021 SBL Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX (online).
September 2019: “The Dove in Mark’s Story of Jesus’ Baptism,” “The Gospel of Mark in its historical and theological context” International Conference, Moscow
July 30–August 2 2019: “Individual Resurrection in the New Testament: The Case of Matt 27:52-53,” a short paper at the 74th General Meeting SNTS, Marburg, Germany
July 2019: “Food and Drink in the Kingdom of God? New Testament Views on the World-to-Come,” SBL International Meeting, Rome
May 2019: “Ancient Views on the Upright Human Posture as a Mark of Immortality and New Testament Resurrection Imagery,” the Eighth International East-West Symposium of New Testament Scholars,” Anthropology and Eschatology Seminar, Caraiman Monastery, Romania
April 2019: “The Resurrection of the Flesh and the Identity of the Community of the Faithful in Early Christianity,” the International Theological Conference “The Identity of the People of God in the Bible, History and Theology,” Saint Petersburg, Russia
July 30–Aug 3 2018: “The Function of Enoch and Elijah in the Eschatological Scenario of the Apocalypse of Elijah” (together with Ivan Miroshnikov), SBL International Meeting, Helsinki
Jul 30–Aug 3 2018: “Cognitive Metaphor Studies and Eschatological Meal Imagery: Some Methodological Observations,” SBL International Meeting, Helsinki
Jul 30–Aug 3 2018: “’Physicians’ in LXX Ps 87:11 and Isa 26:14: The Septuagint Rendering as a Polemic against the Hellenistic Cultural-Religious Environment,” SBL International Meeting, Helsinki
April 2018: “Metaphorical Imagery of God in the Apocalyptic Literature,” the International Theological Conference “Imagery of God in the Bible, History, Theology, and Art,” Saint Petersburg, Russia
August 2017: “The Metaphorical Function of the Meal in Luke’s Portrayal of the World-to-Come,” SBL/EABS International Meeting, Berlin, Germany
June 2017: “'Physicians' in LXX Ps 87:11 and Isa 26:14,” SIL Eurasia Consultant Development for Scripture-in-Context Domains (CD4SiCon 2017), Holzhausen, Germany
September 2016: “Jesus’ Banquet Etiquette (Luke 14:7-11) and the Heavenly Feast: A Cognitive Interpretation,” 7th East-West Symposium of New Testament Scholars. Moscow, Russia
June 2016: “The Resurrection of the ‘Spiritual Body’ in 1 Cor 15 and Early Christian Literature,” International Conference on the Pauline Epistles, Moscow, Russia
October 2015: “Translating “Abraham’s Bosom” (Luke 16:22-23) as a Key Metaphor in the Overall Composition of the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus,” Bible Translation Conference 2015, Dallas, USA
July 2014: “The Spatial Imagery of Gehenna in Geographical and Cognitive Terms,” SBL/EABS International Meeting, Vienna, Austria
July 2013: “Spatial Representations of the Otherworld in Luke-Acts,” SBL International Meeting, St. Andrews, Scotland
October 2013: “Metaphorical Representations of the Biblical Concepts of Death and Resurrection When Translating in a Buddhist Context,” Bible Translation Conference 2013, Dallas, USA
November 2012: “The Biblical Concepts of Death and Resurrection from the Cognitive Metaphor Theory Perspective,” SBL Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA
July 2012: “The Martyrdom of Stephen (Acts 6:8-7:60) in the Context of Luke’s Views on the Afterlife,” SBL/EABS International Meeting, Amsterdam
July 2011: “’Who Then is This’ (Luke 9:7-9): Jewish Views on the Afterlife Behind Herod’s Perplexity and Their Use by Luke”, SBL International Meeting, London
July 2010: “Conceptions of the Afterlife in the Gospel of Luke: Diversity or an Integral Picture?” SBL International Meeting, Tartu, Estonia
December 2009: “The Old Testament Canon: History, Problems, Research,” Commencement Address at St. Philaret’s Orthodox Christian Institute, Moscow, Russia
June 2008: “Jewish Conceptions of Angels and Sons of God in Luke 20:34-