BIBL 3013: How We Got the Bible
This list contains all of the books listed in the course bibliography. Check here for availability and updated call numbers.
The best place to find full text articles on biblical and theological topics.
Provides access to six Oxford editions of the Bible along with commentary, annotations from study Bibles, and reference material that can be viewed alongside primary text. A good starting point for general reference.
These are some good starting points, but the library has other books on these topics as well. Try digging through general Bible encyclopedias if you need to find more. You can go the Bible research guide to find those, or ask a librarian if you need help.
Eerdmans Dictionary of Early Judaism
Includes major essays on topics such as “The Jewish Scriptures: Texts, Versions, Canons,” and “Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha” along with articles about the Dead Sea Scrolls, canonization, and the Hebrew Bible.
Available in print (BM 176 .E34 2010 - Reference Collection)
Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Available in print (BM 487 .E53 2000 - Reference Collection)
Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible
Available in print (BS 440 .O93 2011 - Reference Collection)
Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies (e-book)
Includes essays on topics such as translation, textual transmission, and canonization.
Use the search box on the library homepage to search for books. Go to the library homepage, click on the arrow next to the search box and choose “Books” and then “NU Books.”
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The Codex Sinaiticus Project is an international collaboration to reunite the entire manuscript in digital form and make it accessible to a global audience.
Features exhibition materials from the Manifold Greatness project, created for the 400th anniversary of the 1611 King James Bible.