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Multiple versions of Bible texts / translations, plus timelines and archaeological research articles.

Access Bible: the New Revised Standard Standard Version, with the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical books.(220.52 B471od; also in Reference at same call number)New York : Oxford University, c1999.

Catholic Study Bible. (Ref 220.5 B471ca; additional copies on Reserve and 2nd floor stacks.) New York : Oxford University, c1990.

New American Bible. (Ref 220.52 NA 1970; also on Reserve) New York, P. J. Kennedy [1970].

New American Bible - Online version from the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and the U.S. Catholic Conference.

Bible Gateway - Search 10 languages and multiple versions.

Holy Bible, New Revised Standard Version . (2nd floor, 220.52 B471nr) New York: Oxford University, 1999.

Bible: Revised Standard Version - From the University of Michigan.

Parallel Translations

Complete Parallel Bible : New Revised Standard Version, Revised English Bible, New American Bible, New Jerusalem Bible . (Ref 220.52 B471p) New York: Oxford University, [1993].

Five Gospels Parallels - Includes versions of Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and the Gospel of Thomas.

Old Testament Parallels: Laws and Stories from the Ancient Near East. (Ref 221.95 M432) New York: Paulist, 1997.

Precise Parallel New Testament : Greek Text, King James Version, Rheims New Testament, Amplified Bible, New International Version, New Revised Standard Version, New American Bible, New American Standard Bible. (Ref 225.52 B471ko) New York: Oxford University, c1995.

Tanach: The Torah / Prophets / Writings: The Twenty-Four Books of the Bible. (222.1 B471s) Brooklyn, NY: Mesorah Publications, 1996. Text in Hebrew and English.

Anchor Bible Dictionary. (Ref 220.3 F875) 6 vol. New York : Doubleday, c1992.

Cultural Dictionary of the Bible. (Ref 220.3 P641) Collegeville, MN: Liturgical, 1999.

Dictionary of the New Testament. (Ref 225.3 L551) New York: Harper and Row, 1980.

Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments ebook from ebrary (1997).

Eerdmans Bible Dictionary. (Ref 220.3 M992 ) 6 vol. Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans, 1987.

HarperCollins Bible Dictionary. (Ref 220.3 Ac47a) San Francisco, CA : HarperSanFrancisco, 1996.

Illustrated Bible Dictionary. (Ref 220.3 IL6) 3 vol. Wheaton, Ill. : Tyndale House, 1980.

Bible Key Words, from Gerhard Kittel's Theologisches Worterbuch zum Neuen Testament. (2nd floor, 225.3 T342b) London: A and C Black, 1949-65.

Exegetical Dictionary of the New Testament. (Ref 225.48 B219) 3 vols. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1990.

A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature. (Ref 225.3 Ar61a) Chicago: University of Chicago, 2000.

Theological Dictionary of the New Testament. (Ref 225.3 T342a) (Ref 225.3 T342ab) and (Ref 225.3 T342b) Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1964-76. To use this one, you'll want to refer to a Greek alphabet.

Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament. (Ref 221.3 B659) 10 vols. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1974. To use this one, you'll want to refer to a Hebrew alphabet.

Who's Who in the Bible. (Ref 220.3 C730) New York: Wings, 1993

Anchor Bible. (2nd floor, call number varies) Search Albert by this title to find which volume you require. Old and New Testament series. New York: Doubleday.

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture. New Testament. (Ref 220.7 An22a) projected 11 vol. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, c2001-.

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture. Old Testament. (Ref 220.7 An22) projected 14 vol. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, c2001-.

Berit Olam. (2nd floor, call number varies) Search Albert  by this title to find which volume you require. Old Testament series by Catholic authors. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical.

Hellenistic Commentary to the New Testament. (225.7 B644) Nashville: Abingdon, 1995.

International Bible Commentary : a Catholic and Ecumenical Commentary for the Twenty-first Century. (Ref 220.7 F229) Collegeville, MN: Liturgical, c1998.

Intepretation. (2nd floor, call number varies) Search Albert  by this title to find which volume you require. New Testament series by Catholic authors. Louisville: John Knox.

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. 12 vol.(220.7 In8 on Reserve ) New York : Abingdon-Cokesbury, 1951-1957.

New Interpreter's Bible: General Articles & Introduction, Commentary, & Reflections for Each Book of the Bible. 12 vol. plus index.(Ref 220.7 In8b ) Nashville: Abingdon, c1994-2004.

New Jerome Biblical commentary. (Ref 220.7 B814c; copies also on Reserve and 2nd floor stacks) Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1990.

Religion-Online: The Bible - Choose a specific choice under "The Bible." Scholarly full texts, including commentary and discussions of authority.

Sacra Pagina. (2nd floor, call number varies) Search Albert  by this title to find which volume you require. Old and New Testament series. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical.

Torah: A Modern Commentary. (Ref 222.1 P698) New York: Union of American Hebrew Congregations, c1981.  Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy. Includes the original Hebrew texts and English translation.

Analytical Concordance to the New Revised Standard version of the New Testament. (Ref 225.2 W580) New York: Oxford University, 2000.

New American Bible Concise Concordance. (Ref 220.2 K824) New York: Oxford University, 2003.

NRSV Exhaustive Concordance. (Ref 220.2 N420) Nashville: Nelson, 1991.

[Strong's] Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible. (Ref 220.2 St88 1986) Iowa Falls, IA: World-Wide Publ., [1986].

Nelson's Complete Concordance of the New American Bible . (Ref 220.2 H251) Nashville: T. Nelson, 1977.

From Deborah to Esther: Sexual Politics in the Hebrew Bible. (2nd floor, 221.92 K672) Minneapolis: Fortress, 2003.

Introducing Feminist Theology. (2nd floor, 230.0904 C612) Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2001.

Introducing Womanist Theology. (2nd floor, 230.0904 M696) Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2002.

A Reader in Latina Feminist Theology: Religion and Justice. (2nd floor, 230.0904 Aq56) Austin: University of Texas, 2002.

Sexism and God-Talk: Toward a Feminist Theology. (2nd floor, 261.8344 R837a) Boston: Beacon, 1993.

Wisdom Ways: Introducing Feminist Biblical Interpretation. (2nd floor, 220.6 Sch88wi) Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2001.

Women and the Word: The Gender of God in the New Testament and the Spirituality of Women. (2nd floor, 231.4 Sch58) New York: Paulist, 1986.

Women in Scripture: A Dictionary of Named and Unnamed Women in the Hebrew Bible, the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books, and the New Testament. (Ref 220.92 M576) Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 2000.

Women's Bible Commentary. (Ref 220.7 N478) Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1998.