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Bible -- General Resources: General resources for Bible Students

This guide identifies information resources useful to Bible including library research databases, journals, news, and career resources and other reference sources.

Search Terms Tips

Search our Online Catalog (off-campus access) and/or Research Databases with the following suggested general search terms:

  • Bible AND New Testament
  • Bible AND Old Testament
  • Bible, New Testatment -- relation to Old Testament
  • Bible AND Authority
  • Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, Christian
  • Bible AND translating
  • Women in the Bible
  • Bible, Old Testament -- Lanuage, style
  • Missions AND Theory
  • Missions AND Methods
  • Missions AND Strategy
  • Missions AND History
  • Missions of the church
  • Missions AND Study
  • Missions and social aspects
  • Culture AND Christianity
  • Short-term missions
  • Religion AND politics
  • Religion AND Culture
  • Apologetics
  • Church AND State
  • Examples for searching for a specific book of the Bible:
    • Bible AND O.T. AND Ecclesiastes AND Commentaries
    • Ecclesiastes
    • Ecclesiastes AND Commentaries
    • Bible AND Old Testament
    • Bible, New Testament -- relation to Old Testament
    • Bible AND Authority
    • Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, Christian
    • Bible AND translating
    • Bible, Old Testament -- Lanuage, style

Bible Course/Subject Guides

Library Resources/Tools: Catalog & Databases

Search for books and other tangible media in the library's online catalog.

Search for journal articles, video and audio clips, etc. in the library's databases.

Library Resources/Tools: eJournals

Find these journals in StorySearch (search for these journals in electronic format; we subscribe to more. Search by subject for additional titles.)

  • American Baptist Quarterly*             
  • Baptist Quarterly*                
  • Bibliotheca Sacra*           
  • Bulletin for Biblical Research*
  • Calvin Theological Journal*             
  • Jewish Quarterly Review *
  • Journal for the Study of the New Testament *
  • Journal for the Study of the Old Testament*
  • Journal of Biblical Literature*     
  • Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling*
  • Journal of Religion *       
  • Journal of Religious Ethics*
  • Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health *
  • Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society*
  • Leadership*        
  • Masters Seminary Journal*
  • Near Eastern Archaeology *       
  • Novum Testamentum*
  • Preaching*        
  • Religious Education*
  • Religious Studies & Theology* 
  • Review & Expositor*
  • Southwestern Journal of Theology*         
  • Studies in Christian Ethics*
  • Theological Studies*        

* = titles with full-text access

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