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Biblical & Religious Studies: Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Print Encyclopedias (Selected) - Christianity

Selected Dictionaries/Christianity

Greek / Hebrew Lexicon

Exegetical / Language

NewTestament Studies

Online Encyclopedias & Dictionary

Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary

  • With over 7 million words of authoritative content, the Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary remains the gold standard reference for Biblical Studies. It is an unprecedented interfaith exploration of the Bible that is interdisciplinary in scope
  • The first major Bible dictionary to be published in America in 30 years that includes six volumes of approximately 1,200 pages each
  • More than 6,000 entries, 7,000,000 words, and nearly 1,000 contributors
  • Endpaper maps of the Near Eastern world keyed to text for quick location of archaeological and biblical sites
  • Articles on pseudepigraphic and apocryphal texts, Nag Hammadi tractates, and individual Dead Sea Scrolls, including the most recently published sectarian Dead Sea Scrolls as well as articles illustrating the literary artistry of the biblical text
  • A richness of information unequaled in the history of biblical studies

Online Reference Books

Religous Art (ArtStor)