The sources listed in this guide have been selected to help you develop a better understanding of the Bible. The guide will include sources for background information such as encyclopedias and dictionaries as well as sources for biblical interpretation such as commentaries and criticisms. If you need help please contact a librarian. If you would like something included in the guide let us know.
This document gives you an overview of the types of Biblical commentaries, their scope and the appropriate use for scholarship.
Before you head off into particular sources in pursuit of your research you may want to consult one of these encyclopedias or dictionaries that will give you some bacground on your topic.