I like to collect things to share with others that are helpful. You can sort through this box and pluck out whatever looks interesting. This page is updated periodically.
How Do I Start Reading and Studying the Bible? Practical Tools
- Components of Exegesis (concise handout)
- Words of Delight: A Literary Introduction to the Bible by Leland Ryken
- Rhetorical Criticism: Context, Method, and the Book of Jonah by Phyllis Trible
- Scripture as Communication: Introducing Biblical Hermeneutics by Jeannine K. Brown
- Hebrew Bible (Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia; see also Hebrew-English interlinear
- Hebrew Audio Bible (includes Aramaic sections)
- Septuagint: Greek and English
- Greek New Testament, Nestle-Aland 28th edition (see also the Online Liddell-Scott-Jones Greek-English Lexicon)
- Greek Audio Bible (selected texts)
What Kind of Book is the Bible? Origin, Inspiration, and Revelation
- How did we get the Bible?
- How does God speak in Scripture through human authors?
- What is “biblical inerrancy”?
Isn’t the Bible Controversial? Explorations of Difficult Biblical Texts
Navigating Faith in the Academic World of Biblical Scholarship
If you are a student or faculty studying the Bible in an academic setting you might have experienced the difficulty of reconciling faith with what you have learned in critical research. Sometimes this takes a hard knock on one’s trust in God. Below are reflections from my own experience.
- Private Thoughts of a Biblical Scholar on Faith & Academia
- What Kind of Biblical Scholar Am I?
- A Return to My Vocation
- How to Be a Biblical Scholar Without Losing Your Faith
Women Biblical Scholars
Women have been studying and reading Scripture from the early days of Christianity. These are a few resources that are helpful for this topic.
- Women Biblical Scholars website
- Men and Women in the Church: Building Consensus on Christian Leadership by Sarah Sumner