Research Guide: History of the Bible (TH 112)
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Anchor Bible Series--various call numbers in the circulating collection, library lower level
over 90 books of Christian commentary covering all the books of the bible and other topics in the history of Christianity. Search for them by series name "Anchor Bible" with a keyword of your choice. (See an illustration)
Collegeville Bible Commentary—R220.7 C69 1992
Offers literary historical and theological commentary by respected contemporary scholars.
New Jerome Biblical Commentary--R220.7 B87a
Offers Biblical commentary written by Roman Catholic scholars according to the principles of modern biblical criticism.
Oxford Bible Commentary--R220.7 O98
Combines traditional critical views and newer approaches to the interpretation of the Bible from an international and ecumenical cast of scholars. Provides background and context for each biblical book.
Sacra Pagina--R225.77 S12
This series presents fresh translations and modern expositions of all the books of the New Testament. Provided by Catholic biblical scholars.
- Anchor Bible Dictionary--R220.3 A54
- Dictionary for theological Interpretation of the Bible--R220.3 D55t
- Dictionary of Biblical Imagery--R220.3 D55a
- Dictionary of Biblical Interpretation--R220.603 D55
- Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels--R226.03 D55
- Dictionary of New Testament Background--R225.9503 D55
- Dictionary of Paul and His Letters--R227.03 D55
- Dictionary of the Later New Testament & Its Developments--R225.3 D55
- Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books--R222.03 D55 2005
- Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch-R222.103 D55 2003
- Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings--R223.03 D55
- Harper's Bible Dictionary--220.03 H29
- The New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible--R220.3 I61 2006
- Women in Scripture: Dictionary of Named and Unnamed Women in the Hebrew Bible--R220.92 W87
Excellent resources to find more detailed background information on topics discussed in the Bible and ideas, practices, and persons in the religious experience.
- Encyclopedia of Religion—R200.3E56e 2005
- Encyclopedia of Religious Practices—R200.903 W92
- Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics--R203 E56
- New Catholic Encyclopedia--R203 N53c 2003
Cambridge History of the Bible. 3 vols.--220.09 C17
Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey--220.91 F21
I’m Glad You Asked : 60 Common Questions Catholics Have about the Bible--220.61 P61
National Geographic Essential Visual History of the Bible--R220.95 N27
Oxford Companion to the Bible--R220.3 O98
Databases & Indexes--find articles
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals.
1949--current | Some full text | More info
Covers all aspects of the Catholic faith and lifestyle, and includes over 419,000 index citations of articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers
1981--current | Citations only | More info
"A product of a partnership between ATLA and the Weston Jesuit School of Theology, this database has become an indispensable research and bibliographic aid for scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament and its historical milieu. Contains more than 40,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 14,900 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts." (from EBSCO)
1985--current | Citations and abstracts only | More info
"A product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Biblical Association, this database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more."
1978--current | Citations & abstracts only | More info
Large, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database containing indexing for over 8,500 journals with full text for more than 3,900 peer-reviewed publications. Covers all subjects. Indexes some 350 journals in fields of religion and theology. (from EBSCO)
1975--current | Some full text | More info
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