Biblical Studies

This page contains links to both subscribed resources available through the Archibald Library and recommended free resources.

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ATLA Religion Database with Serials

ATLA Religion Database with Serials indexes articles and essays in religious, biblical, and theological studies. It's the best starting place for most biblical studies topics.

E-books on EbscoHost (formerly NetLibrary)

This collection contains over 150,000 full-length e-books in virtually every academic discipline, with significant representation in biblical studies. The database allows for searching within the text of the books as well as title and subject searching.

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Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete is the world's most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database. It contains a wide range of journal articles and other literature across virtually all academic disciplines.

Christian Periodical Index

This index provides citations from magazines and journals focused on church ministry and theology, many published by denominations or Christian ministry organizations. The Archibald Library has print subscriptions to many of the periodical indexed in CPI.

TREN (Theological Research Exchange Network)

TREN provides access to theses and dissertations from a range of seminaries and divinity schools in North America. Contact the library for help in retrieving and unlocking digital copies of the available documents.

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Academic Info (Resource Directory) 
A directory of useful links and resources sorted by specific subject areas. Most links include both printed reference works and electronic resources.

The Bible and Critical Theory (Journal)
An online scholarly journal for biblical studies. Contains peer-reviewed articles and an active series of book reviews.

Bible Research (Resource Directory)
Detailed information on the history of the canon, texts, and versions of Scripture.

Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library 
Articles and high quality images of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Directory of Open Access Journals 
Full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages.

Institute of Biblical Greek (Resource Directory)
Aids for four main areas of New Testament exegesis (lexical, morphological, grammatical, contextual).

Online Critical Pseudepigrapha
Critical texts of the "Old Testament" Pseudepigrapha and related literature.

Resource Pages for Biblical Study (Resource Directory)
Links to various websites and articles related to the bible, specifically the new testament.