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Topic Guide - Biblical Studies

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

William G. Squires Virtual Theological Library

Consortium of Pentecostal Archives

Comprehensive Sites

The Christian Classics Ethereal Library
The Christian Classics Ethereal Library (maintained by Calvin College) is a virtual playground for theological study. Its major goal is to digitize all relevant sources available in public domain. There are even some free audio downloads of selected classics.
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Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts (Squires Library Database)
This collection contains the texts of works written by Protestant writers of the 16th and 17th centuries. Included are biblical commentaries, catechisms, treatises, pastoral writing, sermons, church histories, disputations, and personal letters. Almost all works are period editions which have been presented in their original languages of Latin, English, French, and German.

Online Books Page
These are full-text, stable format books that are legally available online at no charge. You can search by author, title or subject.

Biblical Texts and Studies

Bible Research
Holds information on canon, texts and versions of the Bible. See also the library’s guides English Versions of the Bible and Bible Study Tools.

Bible Online Catalog Search Tips

Bible Study Tools (Squires Library subject guide)

Versions of the Bible (Squires Library subject guide)

Early Church Fathers

Christian Classics Ethereal Library

Ante-Nicene Fathers
This site offers the searchable full-text of the writings of Ante-Nicene Fathers down to A.D. 325.
The collection of 10 volumes is also available in print format in the library:
Call numbers: BR60 .A5 1950 (Reference and Circulating) and BR60 .A62 1986 (Circulating)

Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers – St. Augustine and St. Chrysostom
This collection of 14 volumes is also available in print format in the library:
Call number: BR60 .S4 1956 (Reference and Circulating)

Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers – Series Two
This collection of 14 volumes is also available in print format in the library:
Call number: BR60 .S4 1952 (Reference and Circulating)

More Websites: - The Fathers of the Church
In addition to Church Fathers resources, this Catholic website contains other comprehensive, digitized information and links.
Contains a chronological listing of writings, plus a number of helpful links, including e-Catena: (Compiled Allusions to the NT in the Ante-Nicene Fathers) as well as links to other resources for Apocrypha and Gnosticism. – Guide to Early Church Documents
This site includes canonical information, some writings of Apostolic Fathers, creeds and a number of helpful links.


Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Searchable works from and about the Protestant Reformation from the mega-site, Christian Classics Ethereal Library.

History of the Christian Church - Modern Christianity
Contains text of Luther’s 95 Theses.

Denominational Documents

Net Ministries Denominations Directory

Dixon Pentecostal Research Center

Pentecostal/Charismatic Churches of North America

Pentecostal Denominations Denominations and Fellowships

Yahoo!: Christian Denominations and Sects

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