Biblical Studies

Library of Congress Subject Headings:

  • Bible
  • Bible. O.T. (add individual book as needed, e.g., Bible.O.T. Genesis)
  • Bible. N.T. (add individual book if needed)
  • Bible–Commentaries
  • Bible–Hermeneutics

Contents in this guide:

Computer Programs:

The library has copies of BibleWorks (PC) and Accordance (Mac) loaded on computers in Room 209 (the library computer lab) for student use.  Each program includes a tutorial and help screens to provide assistance as you navigate the program. Here are two sites that might provide some additional assistance:

  1. Accordance Tutorial (version 10) provided by Pitts Theological Library Reference staff.
  2.  BibleWorks Guide (version 7.0) provided by Yale Divinity Library staff.


  • The Jerome Biblical commentary. Edited by Raymond E. Brown, Joseph A. Fitzmyer [and] Roland E. Murphy. With a foreword by Augustin Cardinal Bea.
    Ref. BS 491.2 .B7
  • International Critical Commentary series.
    Ref. BS 491 .I5
  • The Interpreter’s Bible: the Holy Scriptures in the King James and Revised standard versions with general articles and introduction, exegesis, exposition for each book of the Bible. [Editorial board: George Arthur Buttrick, commentary editor, and others].
    Ref. BS 491.2 .I65
  • The New Interpreter’s Bible : general articles & introduction, commentary, & reflections for each book of the Bible, including the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical books.
    Ref. BS 491.2 .N484 1994
  • Anchor Bible Series.
    Ref. BS 191.2 .A1 1964 G3
  • Hermeneia Series.
    Ref. BS 491.2 .H47

Journals in the Theology Library

  • African Journal of Biblical Studies
  • Ancient Near Eastern Studies
  • Aula Orientalis
  • Australian Biblical Review
  • Bibbia e Oriente
  • Bible Review
  • Bible Today
  • Bible Translator
  • Biblica
  • Biblical Archaeology Review
  • Biblical Interpreter
  • Biblical Research
  • Biblical Theology Bulletin
  • Biblische Zeitschrift
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Catholic Biblical Quarterly
  • Dead Sea Discoveries
  • Estudios Biblicos
  • Ex Auditu
  • Expository Times
  • Interpretation
  • Irish Biblical Studies
  • Journal for the Study of the New Testament
  • Journal for the Study of the Old Testament
  • Journal of Biblical Literature
  • Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society
  • Near East Archaeology
  • New Testament Studies
  • Novum Testament
  • Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodical
  • Palestine Exploration Quarterly
  • Review and Expositor
  • Revue Biblique
  • Revue de Qumran
  • Scripture Bulletin (in Storage and online)
  • Semeia
  • Vetus Testamentum
  • Vigiliae Christiane
  • Zeitschrift fur die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft
  • Zeitschrift fur die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft