This article details the challenges faced by the author in producing a scripture index to Charlesworth’s Old Testament Pseudepigrapha. After reflections on what one expects from a scripture index, he catalogues eleven sets of ambiguities surrounding the indexing task for which answers had to be provided. Finally, he provides a few suggestions to assist future editors whose works need to be indexed.
Previously published in Journal of Religious and Theological Information, 2007, 7(2), pp. 91-109. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1300/J112v07n02_07#.VQHLwPzF-So