Purpose of BIB 346 Course Guide

To help students start researching for the biblical exegesis research paper assigned in the Luke & Acts course.

Research Tools

...Find a book, ebook, or other media in the ORU Library? Use the opens new window Library Catalog.

...Find the full text of a journal in the ORU Library? Use the opens new windowJournal Finder+.

... Identify journal articles for a research paper? Use one or more relevant databases on the opens new window Database List.

...Jump start a research project or find information for a class assignment when you are not sure which database to use? Try opens new windowEagleSearch.

...Borrow a book the ORU Library does not own? Search opens new windowWorldCat.

Basic Search Strategies

To find commentaries or other works related to a particular book of the Bible, try one of these strategies by pasting them into a Library Catalog search box:

To find Bible dictionaries or encyclopedias, try:

To find works on specific sections of the Bible, try:

To find works on specific parts of one or more of the gospels, try a subject search for:


Book image

opens new windowEssential Bible Study Tools for Ministry (Bauer, 2014). Ebook Central.



See lists of "highly recommended" and "recommended" commentaries for each book of the Bible.

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opens new windowCommentary and Reference Survey: A Comprehensive Guide to Biblical and Theological Resources (Glynn, 2007); BS511.3.G59 2007 LRC-R