Bible Study Resources

The Big Story

Gladding, Sean. The Story of God, The Story of Us. IVP, 2010.  More

Bartholomew, Craig, & Michael Goheen. The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story. Baker, 2004.  More

Lee-Thorp, Karen. Story of Stories: A Guided Tour From Genesis to Revelation. IVP, 2012.  More

Researching Context

Marshall, I. Howard, et al. New Bible Dictionary. IVP, 1996.  More

Walton, John H., et al. The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament. IVP, 2000.  More

Keener, Craig S. The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament. IVP, 1993.  More

Ryken, Leland, et. al. Dictionary of Biblical Imagery. IVP, 1998.  More

Biblical Interpretation

Fee, Gordon, & Douglas Stewart. How to Read the Bible For All Its Worth. Zondervan, 1993.  More

Olesberg, Lindsay. The Bible Study Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to an Essential Practice. IVP, 2012.  More

Richards, E. Randolph & Brandon O'Brien. Misreading Scripture With Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible. IVP, 2012.  More

Webb, William J. Slaves, Women & Homosexuals: Exploring the Hermeneutics of Cultural Analysis. IVP, 2001.  More

Online Resources
Read, search, and study the Bible
Searchable online Bible with study resources
Animated maps
Animated map of Israel in world history
Visual storytelling meets the Bible
An ancient, rabbinic approach to Bible study for a modern audience
Online library of Jewish Torah study - videos, articles, presentations
A portal for academic study of the Bible and other sacred texts
Literary structural analysis of books in the Bible