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Topic Guide - Biblical Studies

This guide lists starting points for locating resources pertaining to Biblical studies.

Christian Education

How the Bible came to Be

In the Online Catalog, conduct a basic SUBJECT search and enter any of the suggested terms.

BIBLE - CANON
Works dealing with the process of assembling the individual books of the Old and New Testaments into the Bible

BIBLE - ENGLISH

BIBLE - ENGLISH VERSIONS

BIBLE - EVIDENCES, AUTHORITY, ETC.
Works which attempt to establish the truth of statements in the Bible and to present the Bible as a book whose principles should be followed

BIBLE - INSPIRATION
Works which discuss the Bible as a divinely inspired book

BIBLE - HISTORY
Works on the history of the printed Bible. For works on history of Biblical events, see BIBLE - HISTORY OF BIBLICAL EVENTS.

BIBLE - TRANSLATING

BIBLE - VERSIONS
Works on the translations of the Old and New Testaments from Hebrew and Greek into various languages

People in the Bible

Groups:
In the
Online Catalog, conduct a basic SUBJECT search and enter any of the suggested terms.

APOSTLES
BIBLE - BIOGRAPHY
CHILDREN IN THE BIBLE
NAMES IN THE BIBLE
PATRIARCHS (BIBLE)
PROPHETS
WOMEN IN THE BIBLE

Individuals:
In the Online Catalog, conduct a basic SUBJECT search:
1. Enter the person's name.
2. Browse the list of headings to identify the particular heading that would be associated with the Biblical figure.

Following are some examples:
ADAM (BIBLICAL FIGURE)
DEBORAH (BIBLICAL JUDGE)
ESTHER, QUEEN OF PERSIA
JEREMIAH (BIBLICAL PROPHET)
JOHN, THE APOSTLE, SAINT
JOSEPH, SAINT
JOSEPH (SON OF JACOB)
MARY, BLESSED VIRGIN, SAINT
MARY MAGDALENE, SAINT
MATTHEW, THE APOSTLE, SAINT
MOSES (BIBLICAL LEADER)
PAUL, THE APOSTLE, SAINT
PILATE, PONTIUS, 1ST CENT.
SARAH (BIBLICAL MATRIARCH)

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