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New Testament Research Guide

A guide to New Testament resources available within and through the Jessie C. Eury Library.

Background information:

  • Shows how a topic fits into a broader subject or discipline

  • Helps you to know if there is enough or too much information on a topic

  • Provides access to the specific vocabulary which serves as keywords for searching

  • Often contains bibliographies which point to key resources and experts to consult

The titles listed in these boxes are reference books available in the Jessie C. Eury Library's Reference Room for your use.

When needing access to a print resource, use one of the following options: 

  • Use the Scan Request option within the item record to request a scan from books, dictionaries, or encyclopedias.

  • Use the Interlibrary Loan Request option to request a journal article that is not in full text.

  •  Email the library at to request any item.

New Testament Dictionaries

New Testament Background Commentaries

Additional Bible Background Resources

Some of the general Bible background resources listed on the Bible Research Guide are also useful. 

The Zondervan Dictionary of Biblical Imagery is particularly useful.