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Religion: Bible Commentaries
This guide provides access to recommended research resources for religion
A commentary is generally a verse-by-verse analysis and discussion of one or more books of the Bible, or possibly a portion of a book of the Bible. It generally includes an introductory section as well.
These commentaries have various call numbers. Search the library catalog for "Hermeneia" plus the name of the book of the Bible that you need.
Old Testament Library by Westminster John Knox
These commentaries have various call numbers. Search the library catalog for "Old Testament Library Westminster" plus the name of the book of the Bible that you need.
The electronic availability of Bible commentaries varies widely by publisher, series, and publication year. Here are a few commentary series that can be accessed electronically via Pepperdine Libraries:
Selected commentaries from Brill (Septuagint Commentary Series) (Brill)
Many volumes from the following series are available on ProQuest Ebook Central, and can be found through the Library catalog or by searching ProQuest Ebook Central:
Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries
Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture. Old Testament
Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament
Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture
Feasting on the Gospels (Westminster John Knox)
New Testament Library (Westminster John Knox)
New Collegeville Bible Commentary : New Testament
Old Testament Library (WJK)
Paideia New Testament
Reformation Commentary on Scripture
The Anchor Bible
The Bible Speaks Today: Old Testament Series
The Two Horizons Old Testament commentary (Eerdmans)
Tyndale Old Testament commentaries
Word Biblical Commentary (Zondervan)
How to Search for Commentaries
To find commentaries on a specific book of the Bible, go the advanced search page of Pepperdine's library catalog: http://pepperdine.worldcat.org/advancedsearch. Choose "subject" from the drop-down menu and enter these search terms, substituting the name of the book you need:
Bible Commentaries Genesis
Pepperdine has both print and online commentaries.