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Biblical Studies Hyperlinks:

Revised August 1, 2018

AZ Library Academic Resources

Includes Academic OneFile with 14,000 indexed titles (6,500 peer reviewed with Full-text). Includes PsycINFO. Includes General OneFile to access FODOR’S travel guides. Useful for discussing contemporary issues like Abortion and Immigration is Opposing Viewpoints with pro/con viewpoint essays and periodical articles.

Bible Concordance

(Blue Letter Bible) Search the Bible in the KJV, NKJV, NASB and other versions and see biblical passages in the original Greek or Hebrew language with their respective Lexicon translations. Both the KJV and NASB versions are tied to Strong’s numbering system.

Google Custom Search

“A curated academic search-engine, indexing over 4,870 free e-journals…” in Economics, Ecology, Science, Biomedical, Arts, History, Humanities and Business

BASE

Bielefeld Academic Search Engine: One of the world’s most voluminous search engines (with 3,000 sources) especially for academic open access web resources. It offers academic quality and relevance resources, Deep Web resources, precise bibliographic data, sorting options, and “refine your search result” options.

Threshold Online Books

Including online works of Wayne Grudem, John Piper, F.F. Bruce, John Calvin, Charles Hodge, Jonathan Edwards, and many others.

The Bible Tool

Free, evolving open source tool for exploring the Bible and related texts online. Created by CrossWire Bible Society, the Society of Biblical Literature and the American Bible Society as the first in a number of coming Bible engagement tools using an XML standard called OSIS , they provide power searching capabilities to help one engage the Bible at a deeper level.  Includes Parallel viewing of the 1769 KJV with Strongs; 1550/1894 Textus Receptus ; Tregelles Critical Greek NT & NASB.  Old Testament Parallel viewing includes KJV; Westminster Leningrad Codex; NASB and Morphologically Tagged Rahlfs’ Septuagent.  A NT search can also show the available digitized textual evidence currently available. [Troy Griffitts, a Phoenix Seminary 2008 Graduate, is assisting in The Bible Tool’s development while a resident in Germany]

WorldCat worldwide research database

Link to over 274 million bibliographic records from 74,000 libraries for Interlibrary loan (ILL). Email jsanteford@ps.edu at Phoenix Seminary Library with bibliographic info on each item you wish an ILL on.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations

The NDLTD has enourmously contributed to the increased availabilty of student research because of its huge digital repository. 75 institutions worldwide participate in this scholarly endeavor which supplies researchers freely with thousands of full-text theses and dissertations.

Breakpoint

"Welcome to BreakPoint. A program of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, our commentaries offer incisive content people can’t find anywhere else; content that cuts through the fog of relativism and the news cycle with truth and compassion" -- Breakpoint.org

Barna Research Group, Ltd.

Full-service marketing research which provides information and analysis regarding cultural trends and the Christian church since 1984.

Middle Eastern Historical Maps

Viewable & printable maps.

EBSCO HOST

ATLA-Religion Index and ATLA-Serials, plus PsycINFO, more than 4 million records, covering theology and psychology, all databases include full-text articles. Contact Phoenix Seminary Library for the User ID and Password

Christian Classics Ethereal Library

Including online works of Calvin, Augustine, Spurgeon . Search by author, title or subject/language.

Bartleby reference tools

Columbia 6th ed. Encyclopedia, American Heritage 4th ed. Dictionary, Columbia World of Quotations, Rogets II, the New Thesaurus, World Factbook and more.

Maricopa County Online Resources

Site requires Personal library card number and password.  Includes Biography in Context, “with 600,000+ biographical entries — on more than 528,000 individuals”-from website, Britannica Reference Center, and Global Issues in Context.

ATLA Digital Resources

Site provides access to digital images of woodcuts, photographs, sides, papyri, coins, maps, postcards, manuscripts, lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, and various forms of Christian art, architecture, and iconography.

Biblical Hebrew and Greek study aids

Site provides vocabulary study tools to drill and practice the ancient languages.

Biblical Hebrew and Greek Paradigms Quiz

Animated Hebrew

Biblical Studies:

Open Access Digital Theological Library:"A virtual library for theology, religious studies, and related disciplines"-- Website

PQDT Open:"With PQDT Open, you can read the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge"-- Website

EthOS:“EThOS is the UK’s national thesis service which aims to maximise the visibility and availability of the UK’s doctoral research theses”— Website

TROVE (National Library of Australia) "Trove contains almost a million theses. Some of these are in print format only, others are available online in digital format”— Website

Thesis Canada Portal“(temporarily being upgraded) Theses Canada, launched in 1965 at the request of the deans of Canadian graduate schools, is a collaborative program between Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and nearly 70 universities accredited by Universities Canada. It strives to: 1) acquire and preserve theses and dissertations from participating universities 2) provide free access to Canadian electronic theses and dissertations in the collection 3) facilitate access to non-digital theses and dissertations in the collection"— Website

Internet Archive: “…library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form…you will find searchable books in the public domain.  Many of these are biblical, theological and historical…”–web site. [Click the Texts Browse at right–enter keywords in the search block and click “Go”]

Hathitrust Digital Library: "HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world"-- Website

Biblical Studies: “…provides detailed bibilographies on each book of the Bible, as well as on hermeneutics, archaeology, criticism, language, etc.-in short almost everything connected with the Bible and its study”–web site.  [click topics at left–look for blue/green globe icons and pdf file links]

Theological Studies: “…[provides] material on a range of theologies and theologians, as well as specific doctrines such as the trinity…practical theology areas as polictics and ethics”–web site.  [click topics at left–look for blue/green globe icons and pdf file links]

New Testament Gateway: “…the award winning web directory of internet resources on the New Testament, currently being updated daily.  Browse or search annotated links on everything from the Greek New Testament to Jesus in Film”–website.

Biblical Archaeology (UK)“Contains material relating to the archaeological background of the lands of the Bible. It features books and articles on nations, cities, artifacts and notable biblical archaeologists”–website.

Biblical eSources "This site has been developed in order to provide solid biblical studies materials freely to all of the internet community...The site focuses on four fields of interest: Old Testament, New Testament, Greek language learning and New England Religious history source documents”–website.

Theological Journals Search: “Search over 340 religion journals related to Scripture studies, systematic theology, pastoral and practical ministries and related disciplines…”–website.

Doorway Papers: “The Arthur Custance web site presents a unique melding of scientific thought, Biblical interpretation and sanctified reasoning”–website.

 

Ancient Near East Resources:

ETANA Electronic Tools and Ancient Near East Archives: “ETANA is a cooperative venture of a consortium of scholarly societies and universities to develop and mainitain a comprehensive Internet site for the study of the ancient Near East …”–web site.

Early Jewish Writings: “…is the most complete collection of Jewish documents from antiquity with translations, introductions, and links”-web site.

Bible Translation: Resource for several textual criticism issues.  Includes a table of textual witnesses and branches of N.T. witnesses that contain links to manuscript fragment pictures.

Church History:

Patrologia Latina: Edited collection of writings by the Christian Church Fathers and various secular writers, in the Latin language. The first series contained only Latin translations of the originals (81 vols., 1856-61).

Patrologia Graeca: The second series contains the Greek text with a Latin translation. An edited collection of writings by the Christian Church Fathers and various secular writers. It consists of 161 volumes produced in 1857–1866 by J. P. Migne’s Imprimerie Catholique, Paris. It includes both the Eastern Fathers and those Western authors who wrote before Latin became predominant in the Western Church in the 3rd century, e.g. the early writings collectively known as the Apostolic Fathers, such as the First and Second Epistle of Clement, the Shepherd of Hermas, Eusebius, Origen, and the Cappadocian Fathers Basil the Great, Gregory of Nazianzus, and Gregory of Nyssa.

Early Christian Writings: “…the most complete collection of documents from the first two centuries with translations and commentary.  Includes the New Testament, Apocrapha, Gnostics, and Church Fathers”–web site.

Early Church: “…early church history until the (sic) rise of the medieval Papacy (c. 600 AD)”–web site. [click topics at left–look for blue/green globe icons and pdf file links]

Medieval Church: “…covers church history from the rise of the Papacy to the time of the Reformation”–web site. [click topics at left–look for blue/green globe icons and pdf file links]

Reformation Church “Hosts material relating to the origins, personalities, politics, theology and ongoing legacy of the Reformation of the 16th Century.

Making of America: “…a library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction…strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, sciences and technology…”–web site.

World Religions & Evangelism/Missions:

Missiology “Began its life as two pages within the TheologicalStudies.org.uk website - a totally inadequate space in which to squeeze such a huge subject. The site is still under development, in cooperation with a number of agencies and Bible Colleges, but will provide resources on the 'why', 'where' and 'who' of Christian Missions”–Website.

Internet Sacred Text Archive: “…A freely available non-profit archive of electronic texts about religion, mythology, legends and folklore, and occult and esoteric topics.”

Africa Focus Sights and Sounds of a Continent: “…brings together…two categories of primary and secondary resources: research and teaching materials collected by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff…collection contains more than 3000 slides, 500 photographs, 50 hours of sound from 45 different countries…”–web site.

Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization: “…provides a place for strategic theological discussion on the major issues affecting the Body of Christ and global evangelization…[includes] debate and discussion issues ranging from ministering to specific ethnic groups to evangelism and social responsibility”–web site.

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