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Biblical Studies


Getting Started

About This Guide

Bible manuscript

A closeup of the illuminated letter P in the 1407 c.e. Latin Bible on display in Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire, England.

This research guide provides information about different types of resources available for supporting biblical scholarship.  The section on biblical commentaries gives an outline of steps to take to find material for an exegesis of a biblical passage.

First Steps

The following titles are some of the most useful resources in beginning a biblical studies research project. Additional resources and more information about the items on this page are available on the other pages of this guide.

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