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Biblical Studies Resources: Commentaries

This guide contains resources that may be useful for Religion majors and Divinity students

Commentaries - Scholarly, Historical-Critical Focus

The following commentaries are available at Wiggins Memorial Library.  The Divinity school recommends the Anchor Yale Bible, New International Commentary on the Old Testament, New International Commentary on the New Testament, and Word Biblical Commentary for use by students working on assignments.

Commentaries - Application-oriented, but briefer and more popular level

The following commentaries are available at Wiggins Memorial Library.  

Commentaries - Ones not easily classified

The following commentaries are available at Wiggins Memorial Library.

Commentaries - Scholarly, Reception History

The following commentaries are available at Wiggins Memorial Library.  These resources can be helpful, but don't concentrate your research here for your exegesis.

Commentaries - Scholarly, Application-oriented

The following commentaries are available at Wiggins Memorial Library.  The Divinity school recommends Interpretation, New Interpreter's Bible, Old Testament Library, New Testament Library,  and Smyth & Helwys Bible Commentary for use by students working on assignments.

Commentaries - Scholarly, Theologically-oriented

The following commentaries are available at Wiggins Memorial Library. 

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