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Use this guide to find the right books and materials pertaining to your assigned passage of scripture. Find resources for writing an exegetical paper. 

See tab above for access to all parts of this guide.                                                             .

  • Find Books - Get books from our library, including eBooks.
  • Find Articles - Get articles on Biblical passages and more.
  • Websites - Curated web resources for exegetical papers. 
  • Cite Sources - The best resources for creating your citations.

Find Books and more

The Library Catalog gives you an entry point to books, eBooks, videos, and articles.

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Find Articles

Use this specialized databases to find Biblical interpretation articles.

  • ATLA Religion Databases - Articles, book reviews, and essays from major religion and theology journals. Searchable by scripture passage as well as keyword.
  • Academic Search Complete - The world's largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary database containing full-text for more than 8,500 publications in a user-friendly format with many helpful special features.


Much of the layout and inspiration for this Research Guide comes from similar pages from the Portland Community College Library.