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Biblical Studies: Commentaries

Resources for the study of Christianity and Biblical Literature

Bible Commentaries & Other Resources in Print

Many of the best resources you will need for your class assignments are in print form.  Using these resources will save you time and effort.

Atlases - Bible atlases are located in the Reference Collection (and cannot be checked out).  But you can make copies.  The Bible atlases are not located with the rest of the biblical reference books.  They are located in the G2230 call number section in Reference.

Bibles -- Bibles of all different translations are located in the Reference section and in the Main Collection in call number BS185.

Commentaries - Prime resources for understanding and interpreting scripture.  Most of the commentaries that you will want to use for your class are in the Reference Section (and cannot be checked out).  But you can make copies or scan sections -- or use your mobile device to take pictures.  Some commentaries are in the Main Collection and can be checked out, but these may not be preferred by your professor.  Call numbers BS485 - BS2615.  Some commentaries can be accessed through Ministry Matters.

Dictionaries - Provide definitions of historical, geographical and topical words in and pertaining to the Bible.  Call numbers BS440 - BS475.  Some dictionaries and encyclopedias can be accessed through Ministry Matters.