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Bible Research Guide


Welcome to the online Bible Research Guide

Please use this guide to find the resources you need to conduct your research.  Remember librarians and peer research tutors are here to help.  The easiest way to get in touch is to use the IM bubble that appears in the lower right hand corner of every library screen.  If you would like to make an appointment with me, please use the "Request research consultation" button in my profile to the left of the screen.

Biblical Research

Exegesis: According to the Anchor Bible Dictionary, exegesis refers to "the process of careful, analytical study of biblical passages undertaken in order to produce useful interpretations of those passages." 

This analysis includes a study of the text or translation of the text, literary context (genre, authorship, etc.), historical context, theological content, and sometimes a comparison to other literature of the same time and area of the world.