The Jessie C. Eury Library has numerous biblical commentaries to support students and faculty at Lincoln Christian University.
A biblical commentary is an explanation or exegesis of a book or passage in the Bible. Commentaries:
The Jessie C. Eury Library has access to a growing number of Online Commentaries including the renowned Anchor Bible Commentary series.
Commentaries are shelved in the Reference Collection and General Stacks.
Reference Collection commentaries:
Reference commentaries are for in-library use, but may be checked out overnight as needed.
All other commentaries are shelved in General Stacks.
General Stacks commentaries:
Keep in mind that when you are writing an exegetical paper, often you are focusing on a specific passage rather than the entire book. You can place a Scan Request for just the section you need!
To search for books on the Bible it is helpful to use Library of Congress Subject Headings.
To narrow a search place another word such as commentaries after the initial search.
To find commentaries about a specific book of the Bible, use the following format:
Bible N.T. Book of Bible. Commentaries
To learn more about New Testament commentaries, consult the following resources:
Refer to the the Bible Research Guide and the Old Testament Research Guide for information on additional commentaries you may wish to consult.