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eBooks: Bible Resources

Other Online Bible Resources

Find Online Resources in the Library Catalog

In order to find online resources for particular books of the Bible, follow these instructions:

  • Go to the PTS library catalog.
  • Click on the Advanced Search link.
  • Select 'Subject' from the drop-down menu to the left of the top search box.
  • Type your search terms in this format: bible [name of Bible book] (see graphic in the box to the right - don't type 'commentaries').
  • Select 'EBOOKS' from the Material Type drop-down menu.
  • Click 'Submit.'

Here are a few more searches that will give you online Bible resources:

Bible - Criticism, Interpretation, etc.
(click on 'Modify Search' for adding terms to narrow the results)

Bible Dictionaries

Oxford Handbooks Online


Find Online Resources in Databases

Oxford Biblical Studies Online
(includes a variety of online Bibles and reference books)

BI210 English Bible Exegesis - Find Articles
(this is a page in another guide that provides resources and instructions for finding journal articles related to Bible research)

More guides for particular Bible courses can be found on the LibGuides page.

Bible Commentaries

Barbour Library provides access to over 400 Bible commentaries. These commentaries are made available on a few different platforms, depending on where we purchased them (EBSCO, Project Muse, JSTOR, etc.). Click on the other tabs in this guide to find platform-specific information, such as how many pages are allowed for download.

Follow these instructions for finding online commentaries:

  • Go to the PTS library catalog.
  • Click on the Advanced Search link.
  • Select 'Subject' from the drop-down menu to the left of the top search box.
  • Type your search terms in this format: bible [name of Bible book] commentaries (see graphic below).
  • Select 'EBOOKS' from the Material Type drop-down menu.
  • Click 'Submit.'

  • From the list of results, click on a title link to see the full record.
  • Click on the 'View Electronic Resource' link (you may get more than one).