Biblical Studies Resources
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- All-in-One Biblical Resources – Dr. Mark Goodacre, of the University of Birmingham in the U.K., has put together this site that allows users to search various Bible versions and translations as well as a number of Bible resource sites.
- And They Have Kept Your Way – Dr. Wieland Walker, an organic chemist in Germany, has compiled this site based on his personal interest in New Testament Textual Criticism/Papyrology and Hellenistic Greek and New Testament apocryphal writings. Descriptions and images of a number of papyri (e.g., Egerton 2) are available here.
- ARTFL Project – Search any of four Bible versions available in full-text on the site: King James English, Luther German, Louis Segond French, or Latin Vulgate.
- Beth Sapra – An Aramaic Scriptorium for the electronic age. Projects, articles, and links to more resources for the study of Aramaic/Syriac.
- The Bible and Interpretation – News, features, editorials, commentary, archaeological interpretation and excavations relevant to the study of the Bible for the public and biblical scholars.
- Bible Gateway – Produced by the Gospel Communications Network, this site allows users to look up passages or perform word searches in any of nine Bible versions and translations, including the NIV and NASB. It also performs translation comparisons.
- Biblical Words Pronunciation Guide
- Blue Letter Bible – Concordance searchable by chapter and verse or by words or phrases. Texts of commentary classics (John Calvin, Matthew Henry, Charles Spurgeon, to name a few). Audio and video commentaries, study tools, maps, and devotionals.
- Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon – with search features.
- Early Christian Writings – Online texts of biblical writings, gnostic writings, and the church fathers.
- Genesis Project – This site serves as a resource for creation myths. Here one will find summaries of creation myths from various cultures, information on the parallels between these myths, and a glossary of terms as they apply to creation myths.
- The Goodspeed New Testament Manuscript Collection – High-quality digital images are being made of 65 manuscripts ranging in date from the 7th century to the 19th century, together with images of an additional 100 papyrus fragments.
- Gospel of Thomas – The Gospel of Thomas site contains the full text of this gospel, translated by Stephen Patterson and Marvin Meyer. It also contains a FAQ section about Thomas and a bibliography of the Gospel of Thomas with over 600 entries.
- Greek Grammar on the Web – Dictionaries, lexica, morphologies, grammar handbooks, and numerous other resources for the study of ancient Greek.
- Hebrew Books – Text of Hebrew books.
- Interpreting Ancient Manuscripts – Mainly focused on the process used to study the ancient manuscripts on which the New Testament is based, this site discusses the Greek text but with English transliterations and translations.
Into His Own: Perspective on the World of Jesus. Primary source documents excerpted from works written by Jewish authors, especially those composed after the Hebrew scriptures that can be found in any Christian "Old Testament." Also selections from non-Jewish sources that help bring the writings of Christian authors into a clearer cultural perspective. Political Climate, Intellectual Climate, Social Climate, and Cultural Climate, plus maps and charts.
- iTanakh: Resources for Academic Study – An effort to index internet resources that might be of use in the academic study and teaching of the Hebrew Bible, including contextual resources such as resources relevant to the Akkadian language, Sumerian texts, and the social world of Ptolemaic Egypt.
- New Testament Gateway – This gateway, compiled by Dr. Mark Goodacre, includes links to information on the Greek New Testament, Greek grammars and fonts, Bible translations, noncanonical materials, the historical Jesus, women and gender, the synoptic problem, and Jesus in Film, among a host of other links.
- The Old Testament and the Ancient Near East – This gateway, compiled by Dr. Ralph Klein, includes links to information on the ancient near east, the deuteronomistic history, Egypt, Israel, encyclopedias and dictionaries, Pentateuch, maps, Psalms, Prophets, Translations, etc.
- Old Testament Gateway – A comprehensive, annotated, academic directory of internet sites on the Old Testament. Mark George is a contributor.
- The Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature – The Orion Center was established in 1995 as part of the Institute for Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The web site provides many resources for the study of the Scrolls, as well as information about the Center’s activities and programs.
- A Page from the Babylonian Talmud – Clicking on any portion of the reproduced page from the Babylonian Talmud takes you to descriptions of where and when that section was composed, its contents and purposes, nformation about the author, and relations to the Hebrew alphabet and texts. Also notice links to codes of law, and similar sites for Jewish texts.
- The Paul Page: Dedicated to the New Perspective on Paul – Articles, book reviews, web links, discussion lists, and bibliography.
The Peshitta Aramaic/English Interlinear New Testament. Also includes grammar, lexicon, font encoding chart, trilinear targums, songs, articles, and links to additional resources.
- Resources for Biblical Studies – Exegetical resources and tutorials, including an introduction to using the BibleWorks software.
- Scrolls from the Dead Sea – Provides an introduction to the Dead Sea Scrolls, images and descriptions of fragments from the Qumran library (e.g., Psalms, Enoch, Leviticus, The War Rule, Damascus Document), and information on the Qumran community.
- Second Temple Synagogues – This web site contains images and excerpts from the author’s book published by SBL on synagogues which existed prior to the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem in 70 CE. The archive also contains a collection of ancient literary references to Second Temple Synagogues with brief commentaries.
- The Text This Week – Lectionary, scripture study and worship links and resources. Ecumenical.
- Unbound Bible – The Unbound Bible site boasts a searchable database of 10 English versions of the Bible as well as four ancient versions, Greek and Hebrew versions, and 42 other versions in various languages. The site also includes links to Eaton’s Bible Dictionary, Naves Topical Bible, and Matthew Henry’s Commentary.
- World Wide Study Bible- This site provides commentaries and over 10 Bible versions for each book, chapter, and verse of the Bible. It is fully searchable and also includes a dictionary and an encyclopedia for background information.
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