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Biblical Studies






Anchor Bible Dictionary
SPS REF BS 440 A54 1992

Catholic Bible Dictionary
SPS REF BS 440 H23 2009

Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible
REF BS 440 D495 2005

Dictionary of Biblical Criticism
REF BS 440 D496 2007

Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters
SPS REF BS 501 A1 H57 2007

Dictionary of New Testament Background
SPS REF BS 2312 D54 2000

Dictionary of Paul and his Letters
SPS REF BS 2650.2 D53 1993

Dictionary of the Bible and Western Culture
REF BS 440 D528 2012

Dictionary of the Later New Testament and its Developments
SPS REF BS 2625.5 D53 1997

Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books
SPS REF BS 1205.55 D53 2005

Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch
SPS REF BS 1225.52 D52 2003

Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry and Writings
REF BS 440 D53 2008

Handbook for Biblical Interpretation
REF BS 511.3 T38 2012

Handbook of Women Biblical Interpreter's
REF BS501.A1 H36 2011

IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament
SPS REF BS 2341.2 K445 1993

IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament
SPS REF BS 1151.2 W35 2000

Jewish Study Bible
SPS REF BS 895 J4 2004

Mounce’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old & New Testament Words
SPS REF BS 440 M63 2006

New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis
SPS REF BS 440 N485 1997

New Interpreter’s Bible
SPS REF BS 491.2 N484 1994

New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible
SPS REF BS 440 N445 2006

New Jerome Biblical Commentary
SPS REF BS 491.2 N4 1990

Theological Dictionary of the New Testament
SPS REF BS 2312 K62

Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament
SPS REF BS 440 B68 E5

Zondervan Atlas of the Bible
REF BS630 R37 2012


The following journals are available either in print at the A.P. Mahoney Library or ONLINE through the Shared Catalogue of Western Libraries and its affiliates.

Bible Today

Bible Translator


Biblical Archaeologist

Biblical Archaeology Review

Biblical Interpretation

Biblical Theology Bulletin

Bibliotheca Sacra

Catholic Biblical Quarterly

Currents in Biblical Research

Expository Times

Horizons in Biblical Theology

Interpretation: a journal of Bible & Theology

Irish Biblical Studies

Journal for the Study of the New Testament

Journal for the Study of Paul and his Letters

Journal of Biblical Literature

New Testament Studies

Near Eastern Archaeology

Novum Testamentum

Review of Biblical Literature

Revue Biblique

Scripture Bulletin


Vetus Testamentum

Zeitscrift fur die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft

Zeitscrift fur die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft



The following is a list of electronic databases that can be used to search for scholarly articles, book reviews, and peer reviewed articles specializing in the field of biblical studies.

ATLA Religion Database

New Testament Abstracts

Old Testament Abstracts

Oxford Biblical Studies Online

Religion and Philosophy Collection


Catholic Resources for Bible, Liturgy, Art and Theology

Biblica Clerus

New American Bible

New Testament Gateway

Old Testament Gateway




updated October 2017