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Bible as Literature: Research Overview

Bible as Literature - Overview and LC Browsing


The Bible is one of the central books in the Western tradition and continues to exert a profound and lasting influence on all areas of life and culture.  The textual history and the construction of the canonical Bible is a long and complex story.  This brief research guide provides a basic orientation for locating information on the study of the Bible as literature and related topics.  For additional material be sure to consult detailed notes and subject descriptors in catalog or database records as well as the references and bibliographies in books, articles, and reference works. 

Holland and Terrell Stack Chart / LC Browsing

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Selected Library of Congress Subject Headings

Please search these links for material on the Bible that is held in the WSU Libraries and other Summit libraries.  For convenience, you may want to Sort the results list by choosing Date-newest.  Please note that the same item could appear on two or more lists. You may expand, limit, and refine search results by using the various links located on the search results screen or with the options indicated in the library catalog search interface.

Searching the Audiobooks Collection in the Libraries


Go to the Advanced Search screen of Search It and select in subject from the drop-down menu. Type audiobooks in the search box.  Your search should look like the sample image above.

WSU Religious Studies Program

How to do Research


List of full-text religion periodicals currently indexed in JSTOR.

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