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Topic Guide - Biblical Studies

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

Search for a books about a GROUP of Bible books

In the Online Catalog, conduct a basic SUBJECT search by entering your search in one of the following formats:

BIBLE. O.T. group of books
BIBLE. N.T. group of books

Examples of SUBJECT searches for books ABOUT the Bible:

bible. o.t. APOCRYPHA Also use the subject heading: APOCRYPHAL BOOKS

bible. o.t. historical books
BIBLE. O.T. MINOR PROPHETS
bible. O.t. pentateuch
bible. o.t. poetical books
BIBLE. o.t. prophets

BIBLE. N.T. EPISTLES
BIBLE. N.T. EPISTLES OF JOHN
BIBLE. N.T. EPISTLES OF PAUL
BIBLE. N.T. GOSPELS

Gale Database App

Search for TEXT of the Bible

See also: Bible Versions in English
(links to the Bible online, library call numbers, history of the Bible)


Online Catalog Search for Versions:
In the Online Catalog, conduct a basic TITLE search by entering your search in one of the following formats:

BIBLE. language
BIBLE. language. version
BIBLE. O.T. language
BIBLE. O.T. language. version
BIBLE. N.T. language
BIBLE. N.T. language. version

Examples of TITLE searches for Bible Text:
BIBLE. ENGLISH
bible. english. authorized (Use for King James Version.)
bible. english. message. 2002
bible. english. new american standard
bible. english. new international
bible. english. authorized. 1991
bible. english. revised standard
bible. english. siewert
(Use for Amplified Bible.)
bible. english. today's english
bible. german
bible. italian
bible. spanish

bible. o.t. english
bible. o.t. english. authorized
bible. o.t. hebrew

bible. n.t. english
bible. n.t. english. authorized
bible. n.t. english (middle english)
bible. n.t. greek

Search for books about the Bible

In the Online Catalog, conduct a basic SUBJECT search by entering your search in one of the following formats:

BIBLE. O.T. book
BIBLE. N.T. book


Examples of SUBJECT searches for books ABOUT the Bible:

bible. o.t. apocrypha. maccabees, 1st

bible. o.t. GENESIS
bible. o.t. KINGS, 1st
bible. o.t. KINGS, 2ND

bible. n.t. Matthew
bible. n.t. CORINTHIANS, 1ST
bible. n.t. CORINTHIANS, 2nd

Search for Books ABOUT the Entire Bible, OT, or NT

In the Online Catalog, conduct a basic SUBJECT search by entering your search in one of the following formats:

BIBLE - type of information or resource
BIBLE. O.T. type of information or resource
BIBLE. N.T. type of information or resource
BIBLE. N.T. group of books - type of information or resource

Examples of SUBJECT searches for books ABOUT the Bible:

bible - COMMENTARIES
bible. O.T. - COMMENTARIES
bible. N.T. - COMMENTARIES

bible - CONCORDANCES
bible. O.T. - CONCORDANCES
bible. N.T. - CONCORDANCES

bible - criticism, interpretation, etc.
bible. O.T. - criticism, interpretation, etc.
bible. N.T. - criticism, interpretation, etc.

BIBLE - GEOGRAPHY

BIBLE - HANDBOOKS, MANUALS, ETC.

BIBLE - HERMENEUTICS
Works on the principles of Biblical criticism

BIBLE - HISTORY OF BIBLICAL EVENTS

BIBLE - HOMILETICAL USE
Works about the use of the Bible in preaching

BIBLE - LANGUAGE STYLE