The Bible as Literature
Websites and Digital Archives
The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.
Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.
- Bible--Criticism, interpretation, etc.
- Bible as literature.
- Narrative poetry
- Narrative theology
The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.
- Academic Search Complete
- Dictionary of Literary Biography
- Humanities International Complete
- Literature Resources from Gale
- MasterFILE Premier
- Religion and Philosophy Collection
The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.
- Bible and Critical Theory
- Christianity and Literature
- New England Review
- Kenyon Review
- Judaism: A Quarterly Journal of Jewish Life and Thought
- Journal of Biblical Literature
Print Materials at the Von Canon Library
Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.
|The Bible as literature : an introduction||BS 535 .G25 1986|
|How Contemporary Novelists Rewrite Stories From the Bible : The Interpretation of Scripture in Literature||eBook|
|Reading the Bible as literature : an introduction||BS 535 .C73 2010|
|The gospels and Homer : imitations of Greek epic in Mark and Luke-Acts||BS 2585.52 .M26 2014|
|A History of the English Bible As Literature||eBook|
|Pen of Iron : American Prose and the King James Bible||eBook|
|Retellings : The Bible in Literature, Music, Art and Film||eBook|
|The Shadow of a Great Rock : A Literary Appreciation of the King James Bible||eBook|
|The wisdom books : Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes : a translation with commentary||BS 1403 .A48213 2010|
|The world of biblical literature||BS 535 .A57 1991|
|The literary guide to the Bible||BS 511.2 .L58 1987|
|The art of Biblical narrative||BS 1171.2 .A45 1981|
|The art of Biblical poetry||BS 1405.2 .A48 1985|