Bible Study Resources

Bible Study Books

The Zondervan Atlas of the Bible by Carl Rasmussen (BS630 .R37)

Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary (Old Testament) edited by John Walton (BS1151.52 .Z66) 

Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary (New Testament) edited by Clinton Arnold (BS2341.52 .Z66)

IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament edited by John Walton (BS1151.2 W35)

IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament edited by Craig Keener (BS2341.2 K445)

The Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary edited by Tremper Longman III (BS440 .L66)

Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary edited by Chad Brand, Charles Draper, and Archie England (BS440 .H65) 

Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary edited by Ronald Youngblood, F.F. Bruce, and R.K. Harrison (BS440 .N347)

Zondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary by J.D. Douglas and Merrill Tenney (BS440 .N44)

Hard Sayings of the Bible by Walter Kaiser (BS511.2 .H36) 

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (revised, 4 volumes) edited by Geoffrey Bromiley (BS440. I6)

Holman Bible Handbook edited by David Dockery (BS417 .H63)

The Baker Illustrated Guide to Everyday Life in Bible Times by John Beck (BS440. B27)

Strongest Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible (BS425 .S8)

The Bible Knowledge Commentary: An Exposition of the Scriptures edited by John Walvoord and Roy Zuck (BS491.2 B48)

The Expositor’s Bible Commentary (abridged, 2 volumes) by Kenneth Barker and John Kohlenberger (BS491.2 E96) 

Zondervan Bible Commentary edited by F.F. Bruce (BS491.3 Z66)

Commentary Series

Expositor’s Bible Commentary series (revised, 13 volumes) (Zondervan) edited by Tremper Longman and David Garland (BS491.2 E965)

Tyndale Old Testament Commentary series – Titles within the series are shelved by book of the Bible. Search library catalog or ask library staff for assistance.

Tyndale New Testament Commentary series – Titles within the series are shelved by book of the Bible. Search library catalog or ask library staff for assistance.

Basic Bible Interpretation: A Practical Guide To Discovering Biblical Truth by Roy Zuck (BS476 .Z83)

Hermeneutics: Principles and Processes of Biblical Interpretation by Henry Virkler (BS476 .V54)

The Holman Guide To Interpreting the Bible by David Dockery and George Guthrie (BS511.3 D63)

Holman QuickSource Guide To Understanding the Bible by Kendell Easley (BS475.3 E17)

ESV Study Bible (BS195 .E64)

Christian Theology by Millard Erickson (BT75.3 E725)

Basic Theology by Charles Ryrie (BT75.2 R97)

Systematic Theology by Norman Geisler (BT75.3 G45)

Systematic Theology by Wayne Grudem (BT75.2 G78)

Integrative Theology by Gordon Lewis and Bruce Demarest (BT75.2 D37)

Zondervan Charts of Christian Theology and Doctrine by Wayne House (BT77.3 H68)

Introducing Christian Doctrine, (3rd ed.) by Millard Erickson (BT75.3 E73)

The Moody Handbook of Theology by Paul Enns (BR118 .E67)

Mounce’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words by William Mounce
(BS440 .M63)

The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis edited by Willem VanGemeren (5 volumes) (BS440 .N438)

The New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology and Exegesis (5 volumes) by Moises Silva (BS2312 .N48) or the abridged version by Verlyn Verbrugge (BS2397 .N48)

Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament (2 volumes) edited by R. Laird Harris, Gleason Archer, and Bruce Waltke  (BS440. T49)